What if I Took a Gap Year?

Which path will you take?
December 17, 2020

School. Then college. Work an average 9-5 job with a 2 week vacation time every year. Have a family. Retirement. Then die. Why is this the standard for life?    As a senior in high school who...

I can’t handle this!

I can't handle this!
Trying to learn in high school during a pandemic
November 11, 2020

Ok disclaimer: I know none of us have been through this situation of being in a pandemic before, so we are all learning as we go. I am also not trying to bash any teachers or staff or administration as...

Making it to the State Meet

Pictured here: Sophomore Sydney Turk racing in her second mile
November 5, 2020

  Friday, October 30th, 2020 the State Cross Country meet was being held in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Ames High had a total of three runners qualify at the Districts meet in Southeast Polk on Oct. 21....

Camara on Covid

Senior E'mma Camara
October 14, 2020

At the beginning of March, we were all getting ready for a spring break that was desperately needed. Little did we all know that spring break would be extended for longer than we wished. Juniors missed...

Electric, Erick Rivera

Smiling Erick posing for picture day.
March 3, 2020

Don’t just stand there, bust a move! Everyone can dance when it comes to a party, but not everyone can do it while being competitively judged. Some may say that dance is not a real sport, however, it...

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