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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...

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....

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,...

Dear class of 2021,

Dear class of 2021,

Haley Reeves, WEB Reporter January 25, 2021

Dear class of 2021, Nothing is normal, nor most likely will it be. May it be the ever-changing state of the world, especially the state of the country, we the seniors aren’t able to keep up. A sense...

I can't handle this!

I can’t handle this!

Trying to learn in high school during a pandemic
Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter November 11, 2020

Ok disclaimer: I know none of us have been through this situation of being in a pandemic before, so we are all learning as we go. I am also not trying to bash any teachers or staff or administration as...

Pictured here: Sophomore Sydney Turk racing in her second mile

Making it to the State Meet

Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter, photographer November 5, 2020

  Friday, October 30th, 2020 the State Cross Country meet was being held in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Ames High had a total of three runners qualify at the Districts meet in Southeast Polk on Oct. 21....

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