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Echosmith Concert

Echosmith Concert

Maddie Funk, Reporter

March 7, 2016

On Tuesday, February 10th, the Californian band of 4 siblings, Echosmith, kicked off their tour in Ames at the Memorial Union. I have never been a huge fan of the band, but tickets were only 20 dollars, and I’ll go see famous people for only 20 dollars. Before showing up, I didn't really know what...

Ames High Girls Track

Ames High Girls Track

Maddie Funk, Reporter

May 12, 2015

This spring, the girls track team is back and working harder than ever. After a good start to the season, many girls qualified for not only individual events in the Drake Relays, but some relay teams qualified as well. In the past few weeks, the girls have had 2 second place finishes and won their last...

How to prepare for AP exams

How to prepare for AP exams

Maddie Funk, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2015

Sitting in class today, I realized just how close AP exams actually are. This got me thinking about some strategies that are crucial for getting that easy 5 that you want. Even more crucial than some crucial chicken tendies. There are many methods for studying, and this is the one i prefer to take. When...

The Day the Music Died

The Day the Music Died

Maddie Funk, Reporter

April 15, 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015. A day that will live in infamy. Zayn Malik, one of the 5 members of One Direction, announced that he was leaving the band. The star stated that he was leaving because he wanted to be a normal 22-year-old and live a more private and relaxing life. I highly doubt this will be...

Ames High travels Coast to Costa

Ames High travels Coast to Costa

Maddie Funk, Reporter

March 30, 2015

Over spring break, 14 sophomores went on a science trip to Costa Rica. The trip was organized through the company Worldstrides. It would be easy to think that this trip would be filled with down time on the beach and hanging out with friends, but it actually let students explore science and learn in...

Sabrinna $wegelheimer

Sabrinna $wegelheimer

Maddie Funk, Reporter

March 10, 2015

If you attend Ames high, it is very likely that you have been exposed to the eccentric attitude of sophomore student Sabrinna Hegelheimer. Perhaps you have seen someone in a mismatched outfit singing really loudly in the halls. Or maybe you have seen a fast blur go by in the pool or on the soccer field....

Echosmith Concert

Echosmith Concert

Maddie Funk, Reporter

February 23, 2015

On Tuesday, February 10th, the Californian band of 4 siblings, Echosmith, kicked off their tour here in Ames at the Memorial Union. I have never been a huge fan of the band, but tickets were only 20 dollars, and I’ll go see famous people for 20 dollars. Before showing up, I didn't really know what...

Hatred in our halls

Hatred in our halls

Maddie Funk and Tifany Chu

February 12, 2015

Hate. A weak word for a strong way of life. U. Acronym for you. Combined these two words express the most common feeling seen and understood everyday in the hallways of Ames High. Why do we hate everyone and everyone each other? It is the common attitude that spreads through students heart’s everyday....

Dairy Queen: Fan food, not fast food for AHS students?

Dairy Queen: Fan food, not fast food for AHS students?

Maddie Funk, Reporter

January 28, 2015

If you are a high schooler in Ames, it’s easy to admit that the town doesn't have much to offer when it comes to entertainment. Often acquiring the nickname “Lames,” it’s no secret that the bar is set low for this town. If you go out with friends, it’s most likely that you will end up getting...