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Hair, Skin, and Nail Trends

Hair, Skin, and Nail Trends

Queen Victoria, Opinion Editor

April 4, 2018

There are lots of new fun and exciting products that were just recently put on the market. One of the newest products I am super excited about is the Color Extend Blondage by Redken. “A new color-depositing system that tones & strengthens blonde hair,” Redken said on their Instagram. Purple sham...

A Dollar No More

A Dollar No More

Queen Victoria, Opinion Editor

December 18, 2017

It had been several month since the first whispers of a new movie theatre. Day after day as I was taking the salon’s trash out I would try to peer beyond the brown deli paper that covered the glass doors. Then one night, to my excitement, a poster topped the paper announcing the open house and grand...

I don’t cheat anymore

Queen Victoria, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2017

I suppose it all started years ago when I was a freshman at Ames High School. The perils of my personal life were nothing compared to the consequences for cheating. I won’t go into much depth, but it was a difficult time for me. I can’t quite remember the first time I cheated  on something. It wa...

Saying goodbye to Betty and Sue

Saying goodbye to Betty and Sue

Queen Victoria, Reporter

May 19, 2017

Betty Hollander and Sue Nutter both serve the High School as EAs, which stands for Educational assistants. A vital role in the functionality of the High School, they’re sometimes overlooked, but without them, Ames High School would be very different for their students. Betty Hollander has been with t...

Will Bill Nye save the World?

Will Bill Nye save the World?

Queen Victoria, Reporter

May 19, 2017

I must admit, I had extremely high expectations when I first heard about the Bill Nye the Science Guy reboot. Some of my most treasured childhood memories are tied to Bill Nye the Science Guy, and I was terrified that this reboot would be a huge let down like Fuller House was. To my excitement, it was far ...

Mrs. Kautzky

Mrs. Kautzky

Queen Victoria, Reporter

April 26, 2017

Mrs.Kautzky, a staple of Ames High, is retiring after teaching at the high school for 41 years. Over her years at the high school she has seen many things, new additions, administrations and attendees. Speaking of attendees she has taught entire families, she had my mother, aunt and myself. My first...

Sugarcoating History

Queen Victoria, Reporter

December 13, 2016

Teach·er; Noun; a person who teaches, especially in a school. Bi·as Noun; prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair. An age old question that many people think is a very complex issue and hard to discuss is how biased...

The Fall Play

The Fall Play

Queen Victoria, Reporter

November 15, 2016

This year’s fall play is The Trouble With Cats by Gary Ray Stapp. When asked what sort of person is going to love this show? Mr. Woolery said “Audiences who like farce comedies or community theatre comedies.” He then went on to say that the two most challenging about bringing the script to life...

Letting Go of The Hulk Stigma

Queen Victoria, Reporter

November 8, 2016

After school weights is an opportunity for anyone to come in and lift while doing a structured program. It takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:20 PM and it is about an hour long. It is an extension of the weightlifting that takes place in PE. The weightlifting that takes place in PE is...

Claudia from Germany

Claudia from Germany

Queen Victoria, Reporter

September 26, 2016

Claudia Franke’s cultural make-up is a mixing bowl of ethnicities, she is a half german - half spanish girl born in England, but raised in Germany saying “My father is from Germany but my mother is Spanish but I am more german because I have lived in Germany my entire life.” Franke also has a twel...