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...

The classroom in Uganda with the lyrics of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star written on the board.

Alexa, Play Africa By Toto

Zoe Mamakos and Tim Mooney October 25, 2019

Bare mango trees, empty, with unripe ones growing on top, are just out of reach. Long dirt roads are beaten down by the radiant African sun. Beautiful greenery, filled in every space you pass, is in every...

Senior Joel Neppl examines the wiring of the team robot.

Team Neutrino gets hands-on with STEM

Oliver Chen, Co-Editor in Chief April 18, 2019

For the first six weeks of the year, Sukup hall seems to come alive with the hustle of students. Each adorned with a pair of forest green safety glasses, Story County high school students are engrossed...

OPN's vision for new school.

The future of sustainability at Ames High: Carbon neutral by 2030?

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief April 17, 2019

On February 21, the school district hosted a showcase of the latest plans for the new high school building. At the meeting, architects from OPN, the architecture firm tasked with designing the new high...

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