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More than Farming

More than Farming

Leola Almquist, Editor April 18, 2021

Agricultural classes arrived at Ames High with a sidekick: FFA. From a literal stance, FFA translates to Future Farmers of America. Farming, we think pigs, cows, corn, John Deere tractors; basic Iowa agriculture...

ANALYSIS: Students like block scheduling but dislike one-way hallways and closed campus

ANALYSIS: Students like block scheduling but dislike one-way hallways and closed campus

Bennett Anderson, Reporter April 2, 2021

Covid remains and school has begun. Ames High has so far made it through one semester of school and has recently transitioned into either 100% online or 100% in person schooling. This huge growth in numbers...

Ames Senior Leah Tietjens goes for a shot guarded by two  West players

The Perserverance of Ames High Girl’s Basketball

Erin Murphy, Editor, Reporter March 3, 2021

When you think of Ames High Athletics, the Girls Basketball Team may come to mind. Recently, senior Ashley Iiams reached the 1,000 career points mark after her 500th rebound in a game against Pella on...

The WEB: Pandemic Edition

The WEB: Pandemic Edition

Sophia Cordoba, Editor December 18, 2020

The WEB staff used to gather in a classroom full of sound and ideas. Our small team claimed the table closest to the window, perhaps hoping that inspiration would strike us from the sky above. Mr. Johnson...

Are theaters Done For?

Are theaters Done For?

Humza Maqsood, Editor November 16, 2020

Covid-19 has really put a damper on most things this year. One thing that’s taking off, however, is streaming platforms. According to “Vox Media” And “Variety”, services like Netflix and Disney+...

A high school student pondering their memories in class.

Happy/Bad memories?

Tamaiah Crawford, Reporter February 20, 2020

A good friend asked me this and, at that moment, I couldn’t find an appropriate response to it: Does one’s past torture one’s memory, or does one’s memory torture one’s past?  A convoluted...

Sanitary Products

The Bloody Truth

Dani Adams-Valenzuela, Guest Writer December 16, 2019

Imagine this: you’re sitting in study hall, when suddenly your friend whispers to you - “Do you have a tampon?” You say yes and discreetly, secretly, slide it to her. She walks to the bathroom with...

Divided Viewpoint: Administration Relations

Divided Viewpoint: Administration Relations

Seth Bequette December 16, 2019

They’re faces that go by in the halls, the lunchroom, who you pass by in the mornings with a short but courteous hello while hurrying inside. They are not seen in the classroom, but by title are meant...

Student Poll Responses

The Struggles of School Lunch

Tamaiah Crawford, Reporter December 16, 2019

Lunch. School lunches, to be more specific, is where students come in after class, eat, chat, and probably finish to leave the cafeteria. They go to their next class and continue on with their day. Ames...

The the constriction site of the new Ames High School. Picture taken by Erin Murphy.

The Dead Zone Outside the Window

Tamaiah Crawford and Erin Murphy October 28, 2019

Whether the community of Ames High has noticed this or not, there is currently something outside our classroom windows, a new and, possibly, reformed future Ames High waiting for the next generation to...

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