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.


WEB Staff member Elaina Johnson entering Little Woods tea shop on Main Street

Tasty Tea-Day: Little Woods Review

The Ames High WEB staff recently took a trip to Little Woods, a tea shop on Main Street. There, an assortment of tea was sampled and compiled into this review. London Fog - Ellyn  Compared to other...

Fall-themed cookies baked and decorated by Ms. Hunt

Ms. Hunt: Behind The Scenes at Ames High

Lily Lupardus, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2022
Chris Hunt works as Ames High’s registrar, keeping track of records for ingoing and outgoing students.
Katie Lindgren Photography

Mr. Tipping: Ames High’s Newest Band Director

Lily Lupardus, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2022

The band program is one of the most celebrated parts of Ames High, and this year our band welcomes a new Associate Director of Bands, Mr. Connor Tipping.  Mr. Tipping has been teaching for 10 years,...

Roe and the Right to Privacy

Roe and the Right to Privacy

Lily Lupardus, News Editor May 23, 2022

On Monday, May 2nd, the news organization Politico released a draft of a Supreme Court decision written by Justice Samuel Alito, revealing that the court had voted to repeal the 1973 decision Roe v. Wade....

All Your Daylight Saving Questions, Answered

All Your Daylight Saving Questions, Answered

Lily Lupardus, News Editor March 29, 2022

On Tuesday, March 15, the United States Senate suddenly and unanimously approved a bill put forward by Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. Named the Sunshine Protection Act, the bill is aimed at making daylight...

Ames High Welcomes Long-Term Orchestra Substitute

Ames High Welcomes Long-Term Orchestra Substitute

Lily Lupardus, News Editor February 28, 2022

Following Ms. Polashek’s retirement after the orchestra’s winter concert, Ames High has a new orchestra director taking her place. Phil Peters is a veteran orchestra teacher, who began teaching in...

The Ames School Board meeting on December 14, 2021

School Board Decides Against SRO’s, Ames High Students Speak

Lily Lupardus, News Editor January 10, 2022

On Monday, December 14th, the ACSD school board voted unanimously to end the contract with the Ames Police Department for the 2022-2023 school year, and remove resource officers from the middle school...

Becker, Smith and Winfrey Win Seats on Ames School Board

Lily Lupardus, News Editor November 19, 2021

Amy Erica Smith, Kelly Winfrey, and Brett Becker are the candidates who were elected to the Ames school board on November 2. Smith had 20.77% of votes, Winfrey had 19.52% of votes, and Becker had 17.4%...

Voters gathered to hear from School Board candidates at the Ames Public Library on October 14th.

Candidates Answer Questions at Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Sophia Cordoba and Lily Lupardus October 18, 2021

Last Thursday at Ames Public Library, five of the seven school board candidates (Dryer, Smith, Duvick, Winfrey, Becker) appeared at a public forum answering questions on inclusivity and diversity in the...

Mr. Landhauser sitting at his desk in his classroom.

Mr. Landhauser: From Marshalltown to Ames

Lily Lupardus, Reporter September 23, 2021

Jon Landhauser is a new teacher at Ames High School, in the Social Studies department. We stopped by his classroom to give him a chance to introduce himself to the school.    Q: How long have...

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