The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

What Were Listening To: November 2022

What We’re Listening To: November 2022

November 17, 2022

Lily L: Song: The Ultracheese - Arctic Monkeys  Song: Sweet Dreams, TN - The Last Shadow Puppets Song: Last Train At 25 O’clock - Lamp Album: The Car - Arctic Monkeys Album: Being...

Short Opinions: On Your Opinions

November 3, 2022

As you age, a realization occurs. Everyone knows more than me. They always have it all figured out, right? Then why do they disagree so much? The Dunning Kruger effect is not only very common...

Known Face, New Teacher: Ms. Kaufman

Known Face, New Teacher: Ms. Kaufman

Bennett Anderson, Editor October 27, 2022

With a new auditorium, Ames High welcomes a new teacher, and director of the drama club. Melissa Kaufman is a known face to Ames high, but after working as a secretary last year she has now started teaching,...

The End of Tradition - The Wall

The End of Tradition – The Wall

Bennett Anderson, S&A Editor June 1, 2022

Over the years the Ames High Journalism has existed, beginning around 1927, painting bricks has as of (relatively) late become tradition. Starting in 1993 students have written many things, including their...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds delivers her Condition of the State address before a joint session of the Iowa Legislature, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

The current progression of legislation affecting Iowa’s public schools

Bennett Anderson May 26, 2022

 Decisions of the government are seemingly more visible than ever, including an ever-more involved youth. Fast, simple information sharing on platforms like Instagram and TikTok continues the growing...

Kathy Packer

Kathy Packer

Bennett Anderson May 25, 2022

After 16 years at the school, Kathy Packer’s career at Ames High is ending as the well known secretary closes out her career. The emails and announcements we all know will come from elsewhere, as Packer...

Teacher Paige Seibert

Welcoming Back: Paige Seibert

Bennett Anderson, Sports & Activities Editor October 27, 2021

After a surprising absence of teachers at the high school by the end of last year, we welcome many new faces to the school including returning special ed teacher Paige Seibert, who was previously in Ames...

Associate Principal Jeff Anderson

Associate Principal Jeff Anderson

Bennett Anderson June 7, 2021

As one of the associate principals, Jeff Anderson is known by many as the guy they see in the hallway every once and awhile, although he’s done much more for Ames high. After starting his teaching career...

ANALYSIS: Students like block scheduling but dislike one-way hallways and closed campus

ANALYSIS: Students like block scheduling but dislike one-way hallways and closed campus

Bennett Anderson, Reporter April 2, 2021

Covid remains and school has begun. Ames High has so far made it through one semester of school and has recently transitioned into either 100% online or 100% in person schooling. This huge growth in numbers...

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