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Madrigal

Madrigal

Dominik McDonald, Reporter

January 4, 2018

As winter arrives, so do the annual traditions of Ames High. When you think of these Ames High winter traditions, one of the first that comes to mind is Madrigal. This tradition unites musicians and performers from chorus, drama, orchestra, band and never fails to stun audiences. Madrigal is a re...

Ames All-State Excellence

Ames Band 2016 All-State participants (photo courtesy of band director Chris Ewan)

Dominik McDonald, Reporter

November 16, 2017

Students rush to the side of the gymnasium as a volunteer comes out with a sheet of paper. As he tapes it against the bleachers, people begin screaming, crying and jumping with joy. The paper holds a listing of who was accepted for a certain instrument. Now, repeat that process dozens of times over a ...

Jethro’s BBQ

Jethro's BBQ

Dominik McDonald, Reporter

October 13, 2017

Ever since Jethro’s BBQ’s appearance on Man vs. Food, the famed restaurant has been sought after by fans all across the country. Recently, a Jethro’s franchise opened in Ames where Aldi’s previously was. Will it live up to the hype and nation-wide attention? As I entered, I noticed a very si...