Ashland High Arts Advocates

AHAA supports the Arts

Orchestra Concert

Featuring Ashland Orchestra Students in Grades 5-12

                Date – Thursday May 21

                Time – 6-8pm

                Location – Nice weather, Lithia Park Bandshell

                                 Rainy weather, AHS Theater


State Results from 2015 Oregon Thespian Festival

Ashland HS Theatre actors and technicians won 26 awards at the Oregon State Thespian Festival in Salem, 

See Enlarged Photo and List of Winners


The AHAA Grants Numbers Are In!
Total number of grants: 26 -Total value of grants: $5766

Thanks to the parent volunteers of AHAA!, the arts students participating in the Winter Fine Arts Festival last December, the local merchants and private donors, as well as those who attended the Winter Fine Arts Festival, all of whom made these grants possible. See the breakdown

Best of the Best 

Sam Scharf and 10 students attended the Best of the Best art show in Medford.  This all day event sponsored by SOU included outstanding young artists from all over the Rogue valley.  Students participated in all day workshops and seminars.  The day culminated in a show of all the student art work at the Rogue Gallery.  A great turnout attended this incredible show.  The opening was from 4-7pm on April 17th and the show will be up until May 1st


National Art Honor Society 
Induction Ceremony  

For the second straight year the National Art Honor Society inducted a record number of talented young artists ...


AHAA is a 501(c)3 Organization comprised of volunteers dedicated to advancing the arts in the Ashland School District.

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NEW: 2015 Summer Enrichment Scholarship Forms are now available for download. Click Here


NEW - Ashland March Student Exhibition - 1st Friday - March 6th

Hosted by the Ashland Gallery Association, participating galleries around Ashland will host high school art students during the First Fridat Art Walk


NEWAHS Actors Shine in Regional Competition

On Saturday, February 7, 30 Ashland High School actors competed in the Oregon Thespian Southern Regional Acting Competition


NEWSelected works from Fall Semester
in Sam Scharf’s Drawing/Painting I/II & Art Studio classes




March 6th Student First Friday Art Walk.  

Ashland Gallery Association teams up with AHS for an annual First Friday art walk at many Ashland Galleries and businesses.  Students get an opportunity to show their work in a real gallery setting.

March 17 – Orchestra Concert, AHS Theater, 7pm

April 17th Best of the Best Art Show
at Rogue Gallery and Art Center, Medford Oregon.  Ten students from AHS will be chosen to represent our school at an amazing day of workshops at Best of the Best put on by SOU.  All Rogue Valley high schools are represented and students have a day of art demos and works shops.  A reception follows with awards given.  Show will be up at Rogue Gallery till May 1st.

March 18 – Southern Oregon Music Educators Association Orchestra Festival

May 21 – Orchestra Spectacular, Ashland Orchestras, grades 5-12, time and location TBA



The Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon 

2015 Music Series


2014: National Arts Honor society 

Inducts  AHS students

Isabel Enns (Graduated Senior)

Nahani Lukes (Graduated Senior)

Rhi Ahimsa (Graduated Senior)

Emma Culhane

Ivy Connelly-Canutt

Michaela Vietz

Max Moorish

Kreshana Belais-Baker

Angel Love

Caoimhe Mullane

Kate Joss-Bradley

Kiana Stupakoff

Lilli Patton

Rosabelle Heine

Mariah Throop

Raven Borgilt

Sonora Mindling-Werling

(Enlarge Photo)


Musical Champions!

Check out these AHS students who qualified for Oregon State Championship at the District Solo and Ensemble Festivals and went on to compete at Lewis and Clark, Portland, in April 2014

State Champions!

Jonathan Curty-Orchestral Snare, 

Gabe Young-Oboe 


Riley Richmond-Low Sax - 3rd Place