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Mr. Johns, Ames High Schools principal starting this school year.

Introducing: Mr. Johns

Varun Prasanna and Humza Maqsood January 7, 2022

Since 2019, Ames High has had at least one new administrator every year. The latest principal, Mr. Johns, voices his support for a “stable, safe learning environment.” Steve Johns grew up in Colo,...

A Semester in Ames

A Semester in Ames

Leola Almquist, Features Editor January 5, 2022

Imagine starting your senior year of high school in South America or Europe. It’s your first time there, and it’s your home for the next few months. Students from all over are presented with the option...

How does sleep affect our everyday lives?

How does sleep affect our everyday lives?

Sarah Stott, Guest Writer December 22, 2021

What are some side effects of not getting enough sleep? In an article written by Resiliency Specialists Stacy Peterson and Brooke Werneburg on the Mayo Clinic website, they talk about how many hours of...

Sofia Mamakos and her Pop It that she received during Secret Snowman.

Give it a Pop

Sofia Mamakos, Editor-in-Chief (Outreach) December 20, 2021

I was second in line at the checkout in Barnes and Noble. Shelves lined with the typical avalanche of overpriced plastic tempted me as I held a crisp twenty-dollar bill, along with my book of choice. With...

Peter: A Reverse Exchange Student

Peter: A Reverse Exchange Student

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor December 20, 2021

There have been many students who have transferred to AHS from other nations, such as the Philippines and Turkey, yet how often is it when a student from AHS transfers to another country for school? Well...

The Web staff sits down at Starbucks to pass judgement upon their seasonal drinks.

Tasty Tuesday: A Starbucks Review

Starbucks is notorious for annually jumping the gun with the release of Holiday items. As early as November 4th, various Christmas drinks, cups, food, and decor fill stores across the nation. The new variety...

Making Peace with Food During the Holidays

Making Peace with Food During the Holidays

Sofia Mamakos, Editor-in-Chief (Outreach) November 23, 2021

  The time of year has come where treats of all sorts fill bags, houses, and stores. Delectable chocolates; Kit Kats, Snickers, and Milky Way bars are consumed in record-breaking numbers. Turkeys,...

Adele Breaks Silence With New Album 30, Coming 11/19

Adele Breaks Silence With New Album ’30’, Coming 11/19

Sam Keenan, Reporter November 17, 2021

Hello from the other side. Adele, born Adele Laurie Blue Adkins, was brought into this world on May 5, 1988. She is known for her variety of top-charting songs and her emotional, soulful voice. She just...

The Web staff sits down inside Daytime Diner for a taste of their food and drinks.

Tasty Tuesday: A Daytime Review

On October 26th, The Web took a field trip to Daytime Diner, a recently-opened cafe/diner in West Ames. While the staff unanimously agreed that the vibe was impeccable, we had mixed reviews on the food...

Students line up outside Ames city hall with signs demanding climate action.

Students Rally for Climate Action

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

This past Monday, October 25th, students took the streets to demand climate action. Members of the Sunrise Movement, CAUSE (Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments), and ISU’s...

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