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New Drum Major

New Drum Major

Srishti Mathur, Reporter May 9, 2016

At the end of the school year, many processes are done to ensure the leaders of next year. One notable change in leadership takes place in the marching band. With Senior Drum Major Caleb Lister graduating,...

Choir Tour

Choir Tour

Srishti Mathur, Reporter April 5, 2016

Every year, a different musical group goes on tour. Orchestra goes to Minneapolis, band goes to Orlando, and choir goes to St. Louis. This year, it’s choir’s turn. On April 28th, the students will...

Underground Tunnels

Underground Tunnels

Srishti Mathur, Reporter March 11, 2016

As Sonja Paulson goes from class to class, she must weave through a gaggle of slow-moving teenagers in order to reach her destination. Once she makes it to her class, she sits down with a huff, and wistfully...

S(no)w days

S(no)w days

March 1, 2016

Why is it that we haven’t had snow days when other schools have? On February 15th, the roads of Ames were completely coated with ice, making driving a pain. The Ames School District responded by doing...

Winter Clothes

Winter Clothes

Srishti Mathur, Reporter February 9, 2016

With each season comes a new set of trends. Things to eat, to do, to celebrate, etc. The most prominent change however, is without a doubt, clothing. As the temperature continues to drop, more and more...

School starts too early

School starts too early

Srishti Mathur, Reporter January 26, 2016

At precisely 6:45 in the morning, sophomore Sonja Paulson’s alarm goes off. Groaning and cranky, she rolls out of bed, not at all prepared to start a new day. She arrives to school tired, and nowhere...

Season of Materialism: Christmas

Season of Materialism: Christmas

Srishti Mathur, Reporter December 15, 2015

Christmas. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, filled with friends, family, and happiness. And piles upon piles of presents. Back in the day, Christmas was about giving and enjoying the simple...

One Size Does Not Fit All

One Size Does Not Fit All

Srishti Mathur, Reporter December 15, 2015

Lately, many different brands have been slapping something vaguely familiar onto their clothes: the infamous ‘one size fits all’ tag. Commonly used to describe items such as socks or hats, the term...

Maya Chen

Srishti Mathur, Reporter November 11, 2015

If you hear the beautiful sound of the flute, there is a good chance that it is coming from the talent of Ames High junior Maya Chen. Maya Chen is a dedicated member of band, having been a member of it...

Mrs. Stearns

Mrs. Stearns

Srishti Mathur, Reporter November 4, 2015

Last year, students and staff welcomed social studies teacher Leah Stearns to Ames High. Stearns classroom is nestled in a corner of the main hallway. Stearns is originally from Albia, Iowa, and now...

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