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My Ames High takeover

My Ames High takeover

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

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 really in charge in this building. Expel two resistors in order to show that I do not play around. Recr...

Homeschoolers don’t get to graduate

Homeschoolers don't get to graduate

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

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 the end of the tunnel comes when they cross the stage at graduation and receive their hard-earned d...

Girls wearing Tims

Girls wearing Tims

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

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 Herrmann walks into Ames High school wearing an army green jacket, dark-wash skinny jeans, and a f...

Planes in my pocket

Planes in my pocket

Kub Stevens, Editor in chief

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 town to town, city to city, nation to nation. Does someone have a question? Send em to the boss. ...

Ella Glenn’s quest

Ella Glenn's quest

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

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 brother Jonah left in the wake of his graduation last year. Known for his flannel shirts and...

The scholarship hunt

The scholarship hunt

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

January 27, 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 into college to finding out how to pay for it. According to the college board, the average...

Forgotten Thanksgiving

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

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, greens, mashed potatoes, buns, mac n cheese, and other delectables is prepared and consumed. Being...

AHS Soundclouds: Bernard Bell

AHS Soundclouds: Bernard Bell

Kub Stevens, Co-Editor in Chief

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 Bernard Bell, who has recently been creating buzz with his Soundcloud account, featuring such crowd p...

Felipe Herrmann

Felipe Herrmann

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

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 the goalkeeper. The ball is in the back of the net before the spectators know what happened. For fre...

Meet art teacher Mrs. Wede

Meet art teacher Mrs. Wede

Kub Stevens, Co-Editor in Chief

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 the walls while photography negatives and art supplies hide in the cabinets. While some might see ...