The WEB

Waiting on the World to Change

Waiting on the World to Change

Zoe Mamakos, Co-editor

December 13, 2019

The catchy rhythm starts with the soothing sound of a well-known radio song: John Mayer’s angelic voice comes in counting, 1-2-3-4. The song is filled with relevant details to 2006, the year it came out. However, if you really listen, you can notice the details that remain relevant now. As Americans,...

The Dead Zone Outside the Window

The Dead Zone Outside the Window

Tamaiah Crawford and Erin Murphy

October 28, 2019

Whether the community of Ames High has noticed this or not, there is currently something outside our classroom windows, a new and, possibly, reformed future Ames High waiting for the next generation to experience.   There isn’t anything wrong about polishing a school or extending the place to b...

The Gallant Efforts of Girl Up

The Gallant Efforts of Girl Up

Akshata Gandhe, Reporter

October 25, 2019

As we approach the end of the first quarter, we all can agree that being at school has gotten a bit monotonous. What better of keeping yourself occupied than joining Ames High Girl Up! Girl Up is an initiative of the United Nations Foundation and its goal is to address the fifth sustainable development...

Jeremy’s Joyful Journey through life

Jeremy’s Joyful Journey through life

Akshata Gandhe, Profiles Editor

October 25, 2019

Imagine you’ve had a terrible day at school. You’re walking down the stairs with a heavy backpack causing your shoulders to ache with pain. Every step you take is dragging you to the floor and the only thing you’re looking forward to is an after-school nap. Everyone at school has had a bad day...

Building Inclusivity: Seniors Becoming a Collective

Building Inclusivity: Seniors Becoming a Collective

Zoe Mamakos, Co-editor

October 25, 2019

We all know it’s coming. The end of an era, of everything we’ve known for 18 years of life.  The last year of high school. The last year of childhood. Where the people you’ve known: the people who have defined you, simply become memories and photographs of all the crazy stories that you te...

A Winning Overachiever

A Winning Overachiever

Tamaiah Crawford, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Being the smartest person in the room isn't impossible. It takes effort, commitment and much concentration on the things you are devoted to. A lot of people accomplish this in many ways than one, whether it'll be in sports, architecture, theatre, literature, or even card games. Every person is profoun...

Alexa, Play Africa By Toto

Alexa, Play Africa By Toto

Zoe Mamakos and Tim Mooney

October 25, 2019

Bare mango trees, empty, with unripe ones growing on top, are just out of reach. Long dirt roads are beaten down by the radiant African sun. Beautiful greenery, filled in every space you pass, is in every corner you turn. Echoing voices of fragmented English resonate from the classroom. The simple exch...

The Scoop on ACAI

The Scoop on ACAI

Logan Adams-Bacon, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Just imagine, you are laying on the beach in Southern California chillin with your friends. Everyone is having a great time hanging out with each other, no distractions, with the sound of the ocean in the background and the great taste of your Big Acai bowl in your hand. Whereas in reality, you are si...

October 2019

October 2019

Corinne Sailor, Comic Artist

October 25, 2019

The Lone Kid Behind Lonewolf

The Lone Kid Behind Lonewolf

Dani Adams-Valenzuela, Guest Writer

October 25, 2019

In some ways, senior Bjorn Iverson is similar to many other Ames High students. He is a member of quiz bowl and marching band, and he enjoys being a part of a team. If you know him, he is most definitely ‘supportive, relaxed, and encouraging,’ the three words he used to describe his character. But wha...