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

The WEB

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

The WEB

Senior Akshay Sarda raises his hand to answer a journal prompt provided by the RULER curriculum. RULER aims to provide students with the tools needed to regulate their emotions beyond high school.

New Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum Seeks to Create More Positive School Environment

At the beginning of the school year, Ames High School joined more than 1,500 schools nationwide who have implemented RULER, an approach to social and emotional learning developed by Yale University in...

David Lee Senior Column: Words, words, words. How to not lose meaning behind the words you write.

David Lee, Multimedia Manager May 17, 2023

Words are simply… ethereal.    720 days, is all it took to understand how empowering words can be. Like Dr. Seuss, I learned that I could create words, and attach a meaning to them as simple...

Inflation – In a Nutshell

David Lee, Multimedia Manager May 16, 2023

This is the economic concept of Inflation - In a Nutshell, brought to you by minimum wage and a soon-to-be-broke college student! Today, we will explore what inflation is, why it's important to understand...

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...

Sunday Ogunsola

Lagos to Ames and Back: Sunday Ogunsola

March 22, 2022

Sunday Oluwagbemiga Joseph Ogundele Ogunsola Adisa Ogundiran, known as Mr.O to most, is a world studies teacher and now a sociology teacher as well. Hailing from Nigeria, Mr.O came to the United States...

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,...

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...

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...

Voters gathered to hear from School Board candidates at the Ames Public Library on October 14th.

Candidates Answer Questions at Diversity and Inclusion Forum

Sophia Cordoba and Lily Lupardus October 18, 2021

Last Thursday at Ames Public Library, five of the seven school board candidates (Dryer, Smith, Duvick, Winfrey, Becker) appeared at a public forum answering questions on inclusivity and diversity in the...

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