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  • The best dances at Ames High

    The best dances at Ames High

    Zoe Mamakos, Web Staff

    September 30, 2018

    Ames High isn’t really known for it’s 7 state swimming titles or its global rank in academics but rather our legendary school dances. From dance marathon to tucheze, we really have it all. As one of the last overheated homecoming’s passes, upperclassmen reflect on which dance was the most memora...

  • How the meat we buy will shape the future

    How the meat we buy will shape the future

    Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief

    September 20, 2018

    I never thought I would be the person who would author a pro-vegetarian article, especially one as passionate as the following one. As someone who has been attempting to pursue as eco-friendly a lifestyle as possible, I came to the realization that I simply could not continue to try to live an environmental...

  • Leaving a Legacy

    Leaving a Legacy

    Liam Struck, Reporter

    May 25, 2018

    Kirk Schmaltz is now passing the baton after 40 years of teaching. Schmaltz has spent 35 years of his life teaching at Ames High. And while he modestly claims that he was at the right place at the right time, his achievements say different. Boasting an impressive amount of time coaching sports, Sch...

  • Nancy Torkildson

    Nancy Torkildson

    Lucas Bleyle, Co-editor in Chief

    May 22, 2018

    Ever since she began swimming at the Ames High School Pool in the 1960’s, Nancy Torkildson knew she wanted to be a teacher.   “When I started teaching there were still teachers here that I had had,” Torkildson said. She described having to call her former teachers, now fellow colleagues, b...

Why the NCAA is corrupt
Radical Feminism

Radical Feminism

April 25, 2018

A Crummy Fish Underwater

A Crummy Fish Underwater

March 30, 2018

ANALYSIS: THE RACIAL ACHIEVEMENT GAP— NOT BLACK AND WHITE

ANALYSIS: THE RACIAL ACHIEVEMENT GAP— NOT BLACK AND WHITE

February 14, 2018

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Avise the Greatest
Sam Stuve

bye!

May 22, 2018

Life Is Hell Christabel

April 30, 2018

Spiffing Griffin

April 25, 2018

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Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
Poetry Plus
The Role of A Woman

Lettuce Club

April 30, 2018

A Good CAUSE

April 4, 2018

Our role in a new high school

March 30, 2018

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APUSH: a necessary evil

2018 Senior Send-Off

May 23, 2018

Plus Period cancelled for rest of year

April 25, 2018

Science at Ames High: Path 3 and the way forward

Science at Ames High: Path 3 and the way forward

March 30, 2018

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