The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.


2020 AHS Senior Sendoffs

2020 AHS Senior Sendoffs

WEB Staff October 28, 2020

Lara Isobel Baker IOWA nursing and Spanish Vera Barkosky IOWA political science and sociology Haley Bates UNI undecided Madison Baughman ISU graphic design, and a minor...

Mail In Voting

Jack Wanamaker, Editor October 17, 2020

In the past four years, a lot has changed to say the least. Among these changes, every four years a new group of high school students can vote. For all of us at Ames High this will be our first vote so...

Photo by William Jenks

Sports: Pandemic Edition

Haley Reeves, WEB Reporter October 8, 2020

Ames schools were on a two-week mandatory online schooling recently. Along with the closing of schools came the hold on sports. Can AHS sports survive this?  The ever-changing schedules, Covid-19 in...

Joyful students from AHS took the opportunity to meet and hear from Bernie Sanders prior to the caucus.

Let’s Talk About the P-Word

Sophia Cordoba, Reporter March 4, 2020

Young Americans for Freedom. Ames High Young Democrats. Ames High for Bernie. Voter registration drives. AP Gov. One might assume with all this in-school politics, we could all decide our opinions and...

Was the Causus a Cauc-up?

Andrew Hart, Reporter March 4, 2020

Caucusing is a well known and well loved tradition in Iowa. You get hundreds of politically opposed Iowans, stuff them in a room meant for no more than fifty people, take a vote, wait about an hour, take...

All Inked Up: Special Meanings Behind Teacher’s Tattoos

Zoe Mamakos and Akshata Gandhe March 4, 2020

Ms. Havens Our new FCS teacher at Ames High is fond of meaningful and inspiring tattoos! Ms. Havens has three tattoos; the first one she got is behind her ankle bone, which is a cross, and the bible...

The WEB staff taking a nap after a tiring day.

Mandatory Naptime!

Akshata Gandhe, Reporter March 3, 2020

As I struggle to keep my eyes open for one more class period, my head starts pounding heavily. It is not because I don’t understand anything that the teacher is saying but because I haven’t had a good...

A high school student pondering their memories in class.

Happy/Bad memories?

Tamaiah Crawford, Reporter February 20, 2020

A good friend asked me this and, at that moment, I couldn’t find an appropriate response to it: Does one’s past torture one’s memory, or does one’s memory torture one’s past?  A convoluted...

Winter Tidings

Winter Tidings

Corinne Sailor, Comic Artist December 16, 2019

Teachers, Heres Your Semester Report Card

Teachers, Here’s Your Semester Report Card

Logan Adams-Bacon December 16, 2019

Generally speaking, all students have wanted to rate their teacher - No matter if it is a good or bad rating, we have all wanted to give our opinions at some point. But where are we allowed to do that?...

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