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Continuing to Aim High

Continuing to Aim High
May 21, 2018

When I came to Ames High I was over-confident in my abilities. Middle School had effectively made me think that I was “all that.” I was sure I’d have a 4.0 GPA, I was sure I’d run varsity cross...

Poetry Plus

Poetry Plus
May 1, 2018

High school is about expressing yourself, learning what you really want in life and figuring out how to cope with the stress of your teenage years. In poetry plus period you will hear people read beautiful...

(Lit)dyia Linch

(Lit)dyia Linch
April 3, 2018

If you’ve been to an Ames High concert or musical, chances are, you’ve seen Lydia Linch. She has had leading roles in musicals like our most recent high school performance Babes in Arms. She is involved...

Stay on the Side of Love

Stay on the Side of Love
February 13, 2018

“I don’t think that we are free in this country,” lawyer and civil rights activist Bryan Stevenson’s words seem to echo off of the walls of the Great Hall in the Iowa State Memorial Union. Some...

Gourmet Cooking Fun

December 18, 2017

The clock reads 3:45 on a Friday, and the janitors are hard at work cleaning the vacant classrooms. The halls are dead. The school as a whole almost seems abandoned. But one place is still very...

Entering the 0.5%

Michael Holm crosses the finish line at 4 hours and 50 minutes.
November 16, 2017

Feet bleeding or blistered, legs cramping, heart pounding, head hurting and lips forcing a triumphant smile. This is the appearance of almost every marathon runner as they cross the finish line. For many...

Building Uniformity

Building Uniformity
October 18, 2017

  The Friday night lights shine over the bright green astroturf field, marching band instruments glimmer in the light and pom poms shine. The student section and cheer squad screams along with...

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