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Shelbys six points to success

Shelby’s six points to success

Shelby Reeves, Lifestyle Editor May 9, 2016

My fellow comrades, Over the past four years we’ve had a turbulent time together. We’ve mutually hated each other, briefly basked in the same level of mild irritation with our general surroundings,...

Id Die For Kahoot

I’d Die For Kahoot

Shelby Reeves, Lifestyle Editor April 13, 2016

Kahoot. The name alone evokes a slew of negative emotions due to the stress it induces. Many Ames High students are familiar with the oddly competitive educational tool that creates total mayhem. The brightly...

House of Stress

House of Stress

Shelby Reeves, Lifestyle Editor April 4, 2016

Spoilers!! House of Cards recently dropped its fourth season on Netflix in early March, dead set on scalping myself and other fans. Where many White House dramas fail to surprise, (distraught daughter...

Tenfrat and the return of girls tennis

Tenfrat and the return of girls tennis

Shelby Reeves, Lifestyle Editor March 11, 2016

For twenty four girls, spring marks not just a change in the seasons, but a change of pace. As spring break comes to a close, the tennis courts open their gates to prospective girls tennis players. Those...

The Importance of Gilmore Girls

The Importance of Gilmore Girls

Shelby Reeves, Lifestyle Editor March 1, 2016

Gone are the days of “guilty pleasure” culture and here to (hopefully) stay is fully embracing the garbage we love so dearly. After a recent announcement regarding the revival of Gilmore Girls, my...

No Joy

No Joy

Shelby Reeves and Tifany Chu February 8, 2016

Joy is a horrific movie. So bad in fact that we couldn’t put this article in the reviews section due to some politics and the overwhelming need to publically rant. Picture this. Christmas Day. Me....

The trouble with Plus Period

The trouble with Plus Period

Shelby Reeves, Lifestyle Editor December 14, 2015

While FlexiSched has its problems, namely the confusing format and constant email reminders from our technology department, along with dysfunctional servers and intense ramifications for not attending...

The Courtyard Squirrel

The Courtyard Squirrel

Shelby Reeves November 13, 2015

The legend of the courtyard squirrel. Universally regarded as the pride and joy of Ames High, the squirrel has successfully made it to infamy through hushed hallway whisperings. The life of the squirrel...

Tif and Shelby went on a juice cleanse

Tif and Shelby went on a “juice cleanse”

Shelby Reeves and Tifany Chu November 13, 2015

In America where food is abundant but some people still choose to not eat any, comes the juice cleanse. The juice cleanse is fully endorsed by many celebrities, including America’s sweetheart, Fergie,...

Fashion Show Club

Fashion Show Club

Shelby Reeves, Lifestyle Editor October 7, 2015

You’ve heard of the fashion show, so get ready for THE FASHION SHOW CLUB. Every spring, the most fashion forward Ames High students gather in the auditorium in a grand spectacle of luxurious fabrics,...

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