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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,...

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...

CPU Shortage

CPU Shortage

Humza Maqsood, Web Editor September 24, 2021

Has anyone noticed how all the cool tech seems to be hyper expensive right now? Well it turns out there is a very simple explanation, but the solution may be a little more complicated than one might think.    Pre-pandemic,...

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,...

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...

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