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


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


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


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Four New Physical Education Courses Added to The Ames High Registration Handbook

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor January 10, 2023

The Ames Community School Board voted unanimously (7-0) to add four new Physical Education courses to the high school on Dec. 12, 2022. Tara Stemsrud, an Ames High P.E teacher, publically proposed Aquatics,...

Ms. Faas at heaven in the Ames High library.

Ms.Faas’ Taking Charge

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor December 12, 2022

For the first time in nearly ten years, Ames High has added a certified Library technician, Erin Faas, to our staff.  Ms. Faas is from the small town of Osage, Iowa, and is familiar with working with...

Little cyclone shaking hands with the Quad City Blues after their win.

12th Annual Quinn’s Quest

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor December 8, 2022

On Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, the Ames Little Cyclone Hockey team hosted their 12th Annual Quinn's Quest Benefit in memory of Quinn Boylston and in honor of the Mid-West Hockey League Miracle Kids,...

Emails are overflowing, and demands are outrageous.

Quiet Quitting Continues to Haunt America

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor November 10, 2022

As a new working generation arises, old bleak rhetoric reemerges: leaving the blame for ongoing issues of widespread adjustments to the American work-life balance on Generation Z. Though the fossils of...

An Ames High Class Overflowing with Students.  What is a Class Without A Teacher?

The Relationship Between the Political Environment and the Teacher Shortage

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor October 27, 2022

In recent years the decline in available and enthusiastic educators has been excruciatingly prominent, and to be painstakingly honest, it wasn't unprompted, nor is it new.  A report from American Progress...

A Returning Advocate: Ms. Days Change in Position

A Returning Advocate: Ms. Day’s Change in Position

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor September 29, 2022

From the start of the 2022-'23 school year, Ames High School has adopted a new building, implemented more support for its students, and welcomed 29 new staff members. Among those 29 staff members stands...

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