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Shin: short, loud, still short

Shin: short, loud, still short

Stephanie Shin, Managing Editor

May 11, 2015

During my first days at Ames High, I thought that by the time I was a senior I would be attending Stanford University the next fall, a varsity cheerleader, and at least 2 inches taller. Now counting down the hours, I’m none of those things. I’m ending my high school career headed to the east coast,...

A nightmare to remember: prom 2015

A nightmare to remember: prom 2015

Stephanie Shin, Managing Editor

April 27, 2015

With every April comes the night of dinner, dancing, and horrible music. But of course, prom wouldn’t be the same if it wasn’t for the scary date experiences, awkward group chemistry, and drama. While not everyone has a prom story like Mr. Webb's, some Ames High students experiences are unforgettable. Some...

Jake Stone

Jake Stone

Stephanie Shin, Managing Editor

April 15, 2015

Senior athletes rarely come in the determined, wise form that Jake Stone appears in. After four years of baseball and football, Stone acquired great memories, a greater perspective on his time at Ames High, and a excited outlook for his future. Baseball has been an extremely influential part of Stone’s...

Students travel to France

Students travel to France

Stephanie Shin, Managing Editor

April 1, 2015

Every other year, a couple of lucky students from Ames High School have the opportunity to travel to France for two weeks. During the time they are there, they visit famous landmarks such as the Arc de Triomphe, stay with a family that lives right outside of Paris, and even have dinner in the Eiffel...

Cosby quote mishap

Cosby quote mishap

Stephanie Shin and Serena Paulson

March 10, 2015

For all of those misinformed and fretting seniors, have no fear: this year’s senior quote is not tainted by the words of Bill Cosby and his regretted past. At the beginning of the year, Senior Senate voted on possible quotations to represent the graduating class of 2015. “In order to succeed,...

SST Photography shines through

SST Photography shines through

Stephanie Shin, Managing Editor

March 10, 2015

Over the past year, senior Saba Toosi’s photography has been taking the community by storm. As senior pictures pop up on social media, SST photography has risen to the top of Ames High School’s competing senior photography studios. With soft lighting and natural beauty, her hard work, creativity,...

Ajax Podcast

Ajax Podcast

Stephanie Shin, Managing Editor

February 24, 2015

When one first thinks of the word podcast, typically an awkward middle aged man sitting and speaking to his computer comes to mind. But with the new Ajax podcast featuring AJ Foegen and Jack Heikens, the stereotype of podcast is broken. These high schoolers may seem like average, weird students that...

Magical mattress

Magical mattress

Stephanie Shin, Managing Editor

February 12, 2015

Once upon a time there was an annual Ames High musical. Like always, it was a full cast of very talented people, joyful music, and hilarious acting. And like always, it was a fantastic show put on by hardworking students. Ever since last years production of Footloose, the music and drama department...

Prince Farming: a Bachelor review

Prince Farming: a Bachelor review

Stephanie Shin, Managing Editor

January 28, 2015

30 gorgeous(ish) girls. A couple crazies. One hot farmer also known as “Prince Charming”. A reality television show already on its 19th season. What could go wrong, right? "The Bachelor" is sold on the concept of one man trying to find his soulmate. Over the course of a couple of months, he travels...

Zoë Hamstreet flippin’ down pork-avenue

Zoë Hamstreet flippin' down pork-avenue

Stephanie Shin, Managing Editor

January 14, 2015

Not many sophomores get to say that they have won two consecutive state championships in the two years they have been in high school, an older brother to support them, and a future ahead of them. But Zoë Hamstreet can. As a freshman, she tried out for the fall cheer team, not knowing how much she...