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Senior Tate Zalasky jumping 6´5´´ in the High Jump event

Ames Track and Field Takes on the Drake Relays

Erin Murphy and Leola Almquist April 28, 2021

  Stands packed to full capacity, the spectators knew the worth their ticket held. Some of the best track and field athletes in the nation compete at the well known Drake Relays. A day is reserved...

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Ames´ New Independent Book Store: Dog-Eared Books

Haley Reeves, Erin Murphy, and Leola Almquist April 1, 2021

Shop local! The city of Ames finally has an independent book store after many years of waiting. Recently two Ames High School Class of 2001 graduates opened Dog-Eared Books at the beginning of March on...

Left to Right: Casey Mumm (Sr.), Corey Phillips (Jr.), Keyshaun Brooks (Sr.), Lucas Lueth (So.), Tamin Lipsey (Jr.)

Boys Basketball takes on the State Tournament

Erin Murphy, Editor March 18, 2021

On Wednesday March 10th, the Ames High Boys Basketball team played their first game in the State Tournament. Marking a 13 game winning streak, Ames rose to the top beating Council Bluffs 53-31 advancing...

Senior Yuer Zhu

Yuer Zhu: Dominating Ames High’s Art Department

Erin Murphy, Editor March 9, 2021

Ames High, Aims High. A statement that best represents many aspects of Ames High School¨s culture. Senior Yuer Zhu seems to dominate the art department. With awards and recognitions such as Silver and...

Ames Senior Leah Tietjens goes for a shot guarded by two  West players

The Perserverance of Ames High Girl’s Basketball

Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter March 3, 2021

When you think of Ames High Athletics, the Girls Basketball Team may come to mind. Recently, senior Ashley Iiams reached the 1,000 career points mark after her 500th rebound in a game against Pella on...

Deleting Social Media: Is It Possible Now?

Deleting Social Media: Is It Possible Now?

Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter January 27, 2021

Growing up and living in a digital world, as an 18-year-old, it seems like people only ever communicate with other people via Snapchat. Instead of asking for someone’s number they say “What’s your...

Senior Cassidy Peterson

Cassidy Brooke: Ames High’s Next Super Star

Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter January 27, 2021

So you might have seen on half of the senior class’ Instagram stories a few weeks ago a new debut song from Ames High’s own senior Cassidy Peterson. First releasing her song “Mtn Days” on SoundCloud...

The Ensu App: What Your Music Says About You

Erin Murphy, Editor, Photographer January 26, 2021

  Sorry Apple Music listeners this one isn’t for you. So you have your Spotify wrapped, now what do you do? Download the Ensu App onto your phone (it’s free). “The Ensu App: what your...

Which path will you take?

What if I Took a Gap Year?

Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter 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
Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter 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...

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