Hege, a Norwegian exchange student, comes back after 21 years for a family vacation

Hege was an exchange student at Southridge High School in 89-90. They are from the city of Bergen on the westcoast of Norway. Bergen is the second largest city of Norway, app 250 000 people, with many historical midieval houses and castles. She loved the area and wanted to show her family her fond memories….


Liesl Eck expanding borders and spreading cheer to Asian orphans

Pop quiz; point to Myanmar on a map. You can’t Google it first and truthfully I couldn’t find it either, but Liesl Eck, a 2011 graduate of Jasper High School, knows exactly where the small Asian country is and she can tell you all about it. On December 27, Liesl and her cousins, Erin Kieffner…

Jasper High School Junior Taylor Reutman considers music his life

Antonin Dvo?ák’s “8th Symphony”, David Cook’s “Light On”, “Armenian Dances” by Alfred Reed, and “Loser Like Me” by the Glee Cast are just some of the songs you may hear if you hit the shuffle button on Taylor Reutman’s iPod.  That doesn’t sound like the typical selection of songs for a Jasper High School junior…