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Mykah Kennedy, News Editor

May 11, 2015

Due to length restrictions and overall lack of motivation, I have decided to include what I view as the top 5 things you need to know and remind yourself of throughout high school. 1. Get involved. I know you will hear this over and over throughout your high school career, but it’s truly something...

Deciding what grad parties to go to

Deciding what grad parties to go to

Mykah Kennedy, New Editor

April 24, 2015

With graduation party season approaching quickly, I felt that it was necessary to make a quick guideline of how to decide what grad parties to go to. With over 40 grad parties on May 16th alone, you may need to turn to this handy guide for help. There’s four things you should consider when deciding...

The Evolution of middle schoolers

The Evolution of middle schoolers

Mykah Kennedy, News Editor

April 14, 2015

When I was 11, I began the most awkward and horrific journey of my life. Middle school. Any ideas that I had about it came from movies and Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide. It was way worse than anything could have prepared me for. In the moment, it didn’t seem so bad. The worst part is looking...

Hallway Music

Hallway Music

Mykah Kennedy, News Editor

April 14, 2015

During our five minutes of passing period between classes, we get to hear four minutes of music. Our music ranges from 70s music to techno. Although that’s a pretty giant  range, the music is sometimes too hipster for me to function. Do I think we should completely change the music? No. Do I think...

This stupid dress: The dark reality of it

This stupid dress: The dark reality of it

Mykah Kennedy and Shelby Reeves

March 10, 2015

February 25, 2015. A day that will forever live in infamy. The day that the dress hit the internet.   Originally posted on Tumblr by the user known as swiked, the dress quickly took the internet by storm. Everyone ranging from your chemistry partner to huge superstars felt that they needed to...

Grammar is v important

Grammar is v important

Mykah Kennedy, News Editor

March 10, 2015

As a senior, I’ve been asked several times over the years what I’m going to do when I’m older. Since third grade, the answer has always been the same: a teacher. Only this year did I really decide I want to be an English teacher for high schoolers. A lot of people are confused as to why I would...

Costa Rica Science Trip

Costa Rica Science Trip

Mykah Kennedy, News Editor

February 23, 2015

Every year at AHS, there’s something new that’s happening. One of the newest things this year is a science trip to San Jose, Costa Rica. March 14–20, Spanish teacher Jane Jurgensen and 15 students will fly out to Costa Rica to participate in about 42 different educational and fun activities. The...

It’s Okay With Me Dance

It's Okay With Me Dance

Mykah Kennedy, News Editor

February 12, 2015

As Valentines Day approaches, you may be wondering who to call your valentine this year. At the 14th annual It’s Okay With Me Dance held by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames along with Ames High’s own Spectrum, anyone of any gender can be your valentine.   At the dance, there will be food and...

The Battle of the Buns

The Battle of the Buns

Mykah Kennedy and Shelby Reeves

January 28, 2015

Anti man buns by Mykah Kennedy As 2014 came to a close, many old trends began coming back into the mainstream. 90’s grunge and the 70’s flower child look made their way back into the spotlight. Then came a trend all its own. Man buns. Man buns, also known as “muns,” are when a man pulls...

Drama department deserves more recognition

Drama department deserves more recognition

Mykah Kennedy, News Editor

January 14, 2015

At Ames High, there’s an amazing amount of support for sports. Athletes are constantly being praised for their performance in their sports and are publicly recognized at school. Athletes are also treated with a high amount of respect. However, the drama department almost never gets anything like this. "People...