The WEB

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...

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...

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