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


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


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


English Teacher Mr. Webb enjoys hanging out with his colleagues.

Life of James Webb

Sherry Wang, Guest Writer January 17, 2023

Every day, James Webb gets to school bright and early. But he is not there to learn. He’s got a boatload of tasks to accomplish to prepare for his high school students.  Ames High School English...

Ms. Faas at heaven in the Ames High library.

Ms.Faas’ Taking Charge

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor December 12, 2022

For the first time in nearly ten years, Ames High has added a certified Library technician, Erin Faas, to our staff.  Ms. Faas is from the small town of Osage, Iowa, and is familiar with working with...

Coach Patrick Donovan has brought esports to the high school. The players meet as a gaming club two to three times a week in English teacher Kate Engekes’ Room 1610.

Welcoming Back Patrick Donovan

Celeste Symons, Sports & Activities Editor November 3, 2022

Recently the Ames Community School district introduced a lot of new staff members, teachers and coaches to the district. One of which is Patrick Donovan. Mr. Donovan is a returning instructional coach...

Daniel Musel in front of ISU Parks Library

Q&A: A Bachelor’s in Saving the World

Chantal de Macedo Eulenstein, Reporter November 3, 2022

At 18, Daniel Musel is the only person at Iowa State University to major solely in saving the world, currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in climate science. The small college launched the program...

Fall-themed cookies baked and decorated by Ms. Hunt

Ms. Hunt: Behind The Scenes at Ames High

Lily Lupardus, Editor-in-Chief October 27, 2022
Chris Hunt works as Ames High’s registrar, keeping track of records for ingoing and outgoing students.

Mother, Student, and Inspiration

October 27, 2022

Jennifer Duerkes is the Food Service Director of Roland-Story Community School District. To get this position she had to go back to college with three children in a new state. She struggled with it but...

Mahi Patel, a young teenage girl, who is in the process of shaping her future.

High School: Prime Time for Life Decisions

Iqra Rahim, Reporter October 18, 2022

Settling Down Mahi Patel, 17, a high schooler in Ames talks about how she has her life organized at this point of time. Moving from one place to another within the United States, she has settled in Iowa...

Introducing Mr.Beal

Introducing Mr.Beal

Celeste Symons September 30, 2022

Recently the Ames Community School district has welcomed many new staff members, one of which being Krister Beal, who works in the math department. We asked him a few questions to introduce himself to...

Mr. Cole Cook: Ames Highs Newest Health Teacher

Mr. Cole Cook: Ames High’s Newest Health Teacher

David Lee, Multimedia Editor September 29, 2022

Introducing Mr. Cole Cook, the new Ames High Health teacher and the head girl’s basketball coach for the 2022-23 school year. Born and raised in Iowa, Mr. Cook is an avid athlete, having played four...

A Returning Advocate: Ms. Days Change in Position

A Returning Advocate: Ms. Day’s Change in Position

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor September 29, 2022

From the start of the 2022-'23 school year, Ames High School has adopted a new building, implemented more support for its students, and welcomed 29 new staff members. Among those 29 staff members stands...

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