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Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Petr Karpov, Reporter May 22, 2018

While countless Ames High students spend hours working on creative projects in and out of school, few receive the fame and recognition that all of their hard work warrants. Thus enter the Scholastic Art...

Lettuce Club

Lettuce Club

Petr Karpov, Reporter April 30, 2018

As the clock reached 3 minutes and 30 seconds, the only sound that could be heard from Mrs. Brenneman’s room was the crunchy sound of lettuce consumption. Suddenly, just as the timer hit 3:41, the room...

A Crummy Fish Underwater

A Crummy Fish Underwater

Petr Karpov, Reporter March 30, 2018

Amidst the dark and turbulent times of late 2017 rose a viral YouTube video, a shining beacon of hope. In it, a group of scholars argue about the condition of a fish completely submerged in water: if no...

SACRE Sock Hop

SACRE Sock Hop

Petr Karpov, Reporter February 15, 2018

Buckle up kiddos, emerging onto the scene of high school dances is a new contender. No, Winter Formal isn’t back but we’re about to get something just as good: the SACRE Sock Hop. The leaders of SACRE,...

Exchange Students

Petr Karpov December 19, 2017

Zain Al Qalawi, from Jerusalem, Palestine, attends a small private school with only 40 students in each grade. There aren’t very many activities offered to the students, classes can’t be chosen,...

History of Shout

History of Shout

Petr Karpov, Reporter November 16, 2017

As you shuffle into homeroom on any given Wednesday and head over to your seat, only one thought is racing through your mind: “Is today one of those Wednesdays when I get to watch Shout?”. Ames High...

Our Bae Aniey

Our Bae Aniey

Petr Karpov, Reporter October 13, 2017

Running is an experience so physically and mentally taxing few students can claim to have participated in any form of this sport. However, freshman Aniey Akok manages to defy all expectations. Taking...

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