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What determines if you’re a “girl boss”

What determines if you're a

Emma Stewart, Editor in Chief

April 16, 2016

Before you get angry under the suspicion that this article could potentially berate all the work that has been done to further the advance of women into holding more prestigious positions in the workplace, please hear out why I have chosen to write this article. I want to be a "girl-boss." I want to ...

My issue with group projects

My issue with group projects

Emma Stewart, Editor in Chief

April 7, 2016

I’m not an unfriendly person nor do I dislike working with people in groups, but senior year seems to, ironically, be the year of high school that consists of no independence. I have partaken in more group projects this year alone than the rest of my high school years combined and while I don’t ha...

How seniors chose their post graduation pathways

How seniors chose their post graduation pathways

Emma Stewart, Editor in Chief

March 24, 2016

Four years of high school. The final phase of our childhood before we’re thrown out into the real world (kind of). The four years left before we’re entrusted with the responsibility of feeding ourselves regularly, going to bed before midnight, and washing our own sheets. Choosing a college seems like e...

Bye Bye Birdie swoops into Ames High

Bye Bye Birdie swoops into Ames High

Emma Stewart, Editor in Chief

February 17, 2016

Oh boy, Ames High, was this winter’s musical was a hit. If you didn’t take the time to attend a showing of Bye Bye Birdie in the auditorium this past week then you really did mess up; big time (or shall I say bird time). Let me give you a little synopsis first. The plot follows teen Kim McAf...

The evolution of a coffee habit

The evolution of a coffee habit

Emma Stewart, Editor in Chief

February 11, 2016

Senior Shelby Reeves, a fellow editor of the WEB, parks her cherry red Ford Escape on the curb of Northridge Parkway, directly in front of the Café. She saunters in, brushing her long hair behind her shoulders and, coming face-to-face with the barista who has her order (as well as many other Ames High st...

Gold star fashion at the Golden Globes

Gold star fashion at the Golden Globes

Emma Stewart, Editor in Chief

January 26, 2016

The arrival of the Golden Globes marks the beginning of a long anticipated awards season. Red carpets are unrolled and, in time, decorated with shimmering gowns and sharp suits, coveted even by the stars themselves. Golden Globes 2016 rose to the occasion, with a plethora of A-list celebrities takin...

Pretty in pastel

Pretty in pastel

Emma Stewart and Lauren Eller

December 15, 2015

We have made it through the mohawk and half-shaved hair trends, through the clip on feathers and deceivingly permanent kool aid streaks, so now you may be asking, what’s next? Our answer is...pastel hair.   Celebrities such as Katy Perry, Hilary Duff, and possibly the most iconic, Kylie J...

Fall play cast takes a British twist

Fall play cast takes a British twist

Emma Stewart, Co-Editor in Chief

November 11, 2015

It’s common knowledge here at Ames High that we have a very talented drama department. Every fall, winter, and spring, they display their acting skills in plays and musicals that light up the auditorium and leave those who missed out on the show in dismay for the following week. On Friday, November 1...

AHS competitive cheerleaders dominate All-State squad

AHS competitive cheerleaders dominate All-State squad

Emma Stewart, Co-Editor in Chief

November 11, 2015

For years, Ames High cheerleaders have proven their talent by taking competition titles like candy. With current back-to-back-to-back State Championship titles, the skill of the State Cheerleading squad here at Ames High is evident. This year, that talent truly shines through a staggering amount of ...

Shout: March, 2015

May 15, 2015