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Claire, Emily and Kiah finishing the last mile of their 24-hour challenge.

One Mile Per Hour, One Marathon Per Day

Sophia Cordoba, Editor June 28, 2021

It was 6:00 am on a Sunday morning when senior cross country runners Kiah Snyder, Claire Galvin, and Emily Poag set out for their first run of the day. Monday morning, over 24 hours later, their workout...

Art teacher Shelli Hassebrock leaves her mark

Art teacher Shelli Hassebrock leaves her mark

2021 Staff Retirement
Jack Wanamaker, WEB Editor June 16, 2021

What year did you start at Ames High? I started at Ames High in 1995. I had taught for 5 years at Ogden Middle School and High School. What are some of your fondest memories of Ames High? I have lots...

Mr. Gorman

Gorman the Great

2021 Staff Retirement
Leola Almquist, Editor June 10, 2021

The singular orange classroom in the building, Mr. Gorman’s room is practically an Ames High spirit room, but with a calming effect. Stepping foot in the room, Little Cyclone pride rubs off onto you....

Farewell, Mr. Jahn!

2021 Staff Retirement
Jack Wanamaker, WEB Editor June 10, 2021

“I have always loved teaching drafting and CADD,” retiring teacher Kent Jahn said. “I love to experience those moments when the kids finally get it.” Having taken CADD, I can account to his sentiment....

Mrs.Dieter

Dieter: A Farewell Song

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor June 7, 2021

Mrs.Dieter has been at AHS since the fall of 2005. She has been teaching exclusively at AHS for the past 5 years and has been influential in shaping a good part of the music department during her time...

Mr.Mooney

Mr.Mooney: Around the World in 37 Years and Counting

2021 Staff Retirement
Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor June 7, 2021

A face that has been recognizable since the 80s, and teaching Ames High about “old, dead white guys” is retiring this year. If you haven't guessed it already, I am talking about Mr. Mooney, who has...

Associate Principal Jeff Anderson

Associate Principal Jeff Anderson

2021 Staff Retirement
Bennett Anderson June 7, 2021

As one of the associate principals, Jeff Anderson is known by many as the guy they see in the hallway every once and awhile, although he’s done much more for Ames high. After starting his teaching career...

Mr. Schmidt

Mr. Schmidt: The Road Home

2021 Staff Retirement
Leola Almquist, Editor June 7, 2021

Leaning on one of the round tables that vertically furnish the English halls, Mr. Schmidt smiles at the students passing while simultaneously congregating with his neighbors: Mr. Ripley, Mrs. Engelkes,...

Senior Tate Zalasky jumping 6´5´´ in the High Jump event

Ames Track and Field Takes on the Drake Relays

Erin Murphy and Leola Almquist April 28, 2021

Stands packed to full capacity, the spectators knew the worth their ticket held. Some of the best track and field athletes in the nation compete at the well known Drake Relays. A day is reserved for high...

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