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Female Rappers Rising

Jay'Ion Harrison, Reporter

March 11, 2020

Hip hop is the soundtrack that has played in the background of the lives of kids and adults in urban neighborhoods for almost 50 years. Hip hop is the medium that allows suburbia to escape normality by living derived through the c...

Support ABOB At The Music Matter Dinner Auction

Jordan Linville, Reporter

March 9, 2020

The Alton Band & Orchestra Builders (ABOB) Music Matter Dinner Auction is Saturday, March 14, in The Hatheway Gallery on the campus of Lewis & Clark Community College.  The cost is $30.00 per person. The doors open at 5...

The Music Program and Their Choir Performance

Jay'Ion Harrison, Reporter

March 5, 2020

Schools tend to focus on the “important groups” such as sports and theatre, but there are more groups at Alton High School, including the music program. The music program is split up into four different groups treble, bass, ...

Fools At Alton High

Jay'Ion Harrison, Reporter

February 19, 2020

Mark your schedule on Feb. 20 through Feb. 22 to attend Alton High School’s winter play, Fools. Fools is a comic fable by Neil Simon. The play starts at 7:00 pm in the AHS auditorium; tickets are $8 at the door. The play...

Jacoby Arts Center Hosts A Valentines Day Open Art and Open Mic Night

Andrew Wray, Reporter

February 12, 2020

This Friday, on Valentine’s day, Jacoby Arts Center is holding a Special Valentines Day Open Art/Open Mic Night with a variety of different Valentine day related activities. The event will be going from 7 PM until 11 PM. Ti...

“Inherit The Wind” at Alton Little Theater

Tyler Downey, Reporter

January 31, 2020

Alton Little Theater was founded in 1933 this is their 86th consecutive season since its opening. The Alton Little Theater is the longest-running community theatre in Illinois. Starting Jan. 31 until Feb. 9, “Inherit the Wind” will be pe...

Alton High Students Prepare for ILMEA All-State Festival

Andrew Wray, Reporter

January 30, 2020

On Jan. 30, some of Alton Highs’ best musicians will travel to Peoria to perform with other top musicians from across the state. The kid’s audition and are ranked by the instruments that they play. Then the Illinois Music E...


Tyler Downey, Reporter

January 23, 2020

The Netflix original “You” is a suspenseful and exciting show. The show follows Joe Goldberg, played by Penn Badgley, a bookstore manager that falls in love with Guinevere Beck, played by Elizabeth Lail, a graduate student aspiring to become a writer. Although things don’t go...

The Irishman

Andrew Wray, Reporter

January 22, 2020

Netflix has finally released Scorsese's latest film, The Irishman, which was a massive gamble, but still came out technically impressive and deeply impactful. The Irishman is based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses b...

Alton High Band is feeling the holiday spirit

Jaylah Crawford, Reporter

December 9, 2019

It is about that time for holiday spirit. The Alton High School band will be having a concert on December 11th at Alton High School. The band students have been preparing for this day for about six weeks now. Allyson Palme...

AHS Faculty Playlist

October 29, 2019

An Outlet for Artistic Students

Paige Marquis, Reporter

October 15, 2019

Calliope is a student-run literary journal that includes writing, poetry, visual arts, and so on. The club provides an opportunity for creative students to get together and all inspiration is welcomed. Club meetings are every Friday ...