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Kathy Packer

Kathy Packer

Bennett Anderson May 25, 2022

After 16 years at the school, Kathy Packer’s career at Ames High is ending as the well known secretary closes out her career. The emails and announcements we all know will come from elsewhere, as Packer...

Done

Done

Leola Almquist May 23, 2022

February first, 2022. I arrived at school promptly before 7:30. With a few minutes to spare, I scrolled through Instagram. Then my world was rocked. Not figuratively, but literally: my car got hit by a...

Mr. Ewan, former band director and future photographer.

Mr. Ewan’s Farewell: What’s a Summer?

Sophia Cordoba and Sofia Mamakos May 23, 2022

After 27 years of teaching at Ames High, Mr. Ewan- an icon of the Ames band community- is set to retire. Mr. Ewan’s journey in the band started much like any other student. At Fellows Elementary, he...

Is It Over Already?

Is It Over Already?

Humza Maqsood, Director of Multimedia May 22, 2022

Has it been 4 years? 4 whole years have flown by faster than the blink of an eye. I can’t remember exactly everything, but I can remember a feeling. It’s not quite nostalgia, but that’s about as...

Who Let The Dogs Out?

Who Let The Dogs Out?

Humza Maqsood, Director of Multimedia May 21, 2022

Although we’re sad to see them go, it’s time for some of our teachers to start a new chapter in their lives. Mr. Woolery is no exception. Having taught in the English department for well over 14 years...

Varun´s Senior Column

Varun´s Senior Column

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor May 20, 2022

4 years, well really 2.75 in person years, thanks to Covid. That went fast. A lot of changes, different schedules, a decent bit of classes that don't exist anymore. Well, let's keep this short and sweet. People...

Retirement: Steve Hosch

Retirement: Steve Hosch

Joshua Casady, WEB reporter May 13, 2022

With the end of the school year approaching quickly, comes the retirement of many great teachers who have decided for one reason or another to close their doors at Ames High for the final time. And even...

Camera: How To

Camera: How To

Humza Maqsood, Director of Multimedia May 13, 2022

Almost, if not everyone, has used a camera before. Whether it’s for a selfie, a landscape, or just recording a random memory, a camera is a fantastic way to immortalize history, or maybe just that funny...

Mr. Williams enjoying a  post-retirement activity.

Retirement: Don Williams

Sofia Mamakos, Editor-in-Chief (Outreach) May 4, 2022

As the calendar year finally rolls to May, sounds of Pomp and Circumstance echo through the halls, and bittersweet tears are soon to roll from the eyes of Ames High graduates, we all prepare for the goodbyes....

Heathers blue spirit brick that she painted in her graduating year of 2002.

Heather Spangler: Where is She Now?

Sofia Mamakos, Editor-in-Chief (Outreach) April 22, 2022

As my Web career comes to a close, it’s hard not to wonder what I will remember from this class in 20 years. Will it be DJ’s kind-hearted nature, or memories of Leola bullying our innocent, wholesome...

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