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My Ames High takeover

My Ames High takeover
May 9, 2016

Stage a media event in order to express my absolute dominance of the Ames High school building, including staff, administration, and fellow students. Stage a coup in order to make it very clear who is...

Homeschoolers don’t get to graduate

Homeschoolers don't get to graduate
April 15, 2016

Upon entering the front doors for the very first time, Ames High School students embark upon a four year journey. This journey will take them in many directions, but, if all goes to plan, the light at...

Girls wearing Tims

Girls wearing Tims
March 31, 2016

The year was 1993. Tupac Shakur walked into the Soul Train Music Awards wearing a dark denim jacket, matching denim jeans, and a fresh new pair of wheat-nubuck Timberland boots. The year is 2016. Margit...

Planes in my pocket

Planes in my pocket
March 1, 2016

Imagine a world where unbridled power could fit in your pocket. Where you make the calls, you call the shots, you shoot the breeze. A world where everything you ever dreamed of could be transported from...

Ella Glenn’s quest

Ella Glenn's quest
February 9, 2016

They told her she couldn’t. They told her she wouldn’t. So when sophomore Ella Glenn did it, the pundits had nothing left to say. “It,” of course, refers to escaping the shadow that her magnanimous...

The scholarship hunt

The scholarship hunt
January 26, 2016

As seniors approach that fateful last day of high school, many are poised to continue their education at an institution of higher learning. At this late stage in the game their focus turns from being accepted...

Forgotten Thanksgiving

December 14, 2015

Thanksgiving is my favorite time of year. Grandpa always flies in from California, tens of cousins cram into the kitchen for games of Monopoly and dominoes, and a Thanksgiving smorgasbord of turkey, pies,...

AHS Soundclouds: Bernard Bell

AHS Soundclouds: Bernard Bell
December 14, 2015

When it comes to music, Ames High knows how to get down. In and out of school, AHS students are listening to and creating music of all genres. One of the people to fall into the latter category is freshman...

Felipe Herrmann

Felipe Herrmann
November 11, 2015

Gliding gracefully over the pitch, the soccer player resembles a gazelle running at full speed. He makes one move, two moves, and in an instant it’s just him and the ball in open space, slicing towards...

Meet art teacher Mrs. Wede

Meet art teacher Mrs. Wede
October 7, 2015

Located deep in the heart of Ames High School, Mrs. Wede’s classroom, inherited from recently-retired Mrs. Quintero, is a haven of artistic expression and learning. Collage and drawing assignments cover...

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