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...

Joe Strong, the latest chorus teacher at Ames High.

Interview with Joe Strong

Humza Maqsood, Multimedia Editor October 28, 2021

With Mrs. Dieter retiring, Ames High was short one Choir Director. Luckily, Joe Strong was just around the corner to help, and he’s doing a great job. Strong has been teaching for 8 years now, the...

Teacher Paige Seibert

Welcoming Back: Paige Seibert

Bennett Anderson, Sports & Activities Editor October 27, 2021

After a surprising absence of teachers at the high school by the end of last year, we welcome many new faces to the school including returning special ed teacher Paige Seibert, who was previously in Ames...

Ling Bai poses with her flowers after being awarded homecoming queen.

Ling Sting

Leola Almquist, Editor October 21, 2021

“You know, swagginess starts from kindness. That's what I like to say.”  Our queen, Ling Bai. Homecoming queen was awarded to the right person this year. Ling is genuinely genuine. You’ve likely...

Stephanie and Serenas bricks, captured on DJs wall.

Serena Paulson: An Editor from the Past

Sofia Mamakos, Editor-in-Chief (Outreach) October 21, 2021

Many attempts have been made to contact the names on the bricks. From email to Facebook messenger, to searches on the alumni website; finding these people sometimes feels impossible. Though many are unresponsive,...

Ms. Gustfason, the schools latest resource plus Special Ed teacher.

Ms. Gustafson: New Year, New Challenge

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2021

Past the walls of Mrs. Martinez’s room and before the science department, lies a set of classrooms that not every student gets the pleasure to know. These rooms host part of the special education department,...

Sarah Dietrick

Dietrick: An Odyssey through Math

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor September 23, 2021

The lights flickered on, the board scribbled with formulas and practice problems waiting to be solved, math teacher Sarah Dietrick starts her day at AHS ready to teach.  I had the pleasure of interviewing...

Mr. Peterson captured in his natural habitat, the weights room.

Mr. Peterson: PE Teacher and Coach

Sofia Mamakos, WEB reporter September 10, 2021

Mr. Peterson, one of the many new young and friendly faces of Ames High, started his 2nd year of teaching this year as a Weights PE teacher, football coach, and strength and conditioning coach for athletics...

Mr. Harken poses with some AHS logos he painted for his classroom.

Mr. Harken: Teacher and Coach

Sophia Cordoba, Editor September 3, 2021

Among the many changes to Ames High this school year, AHS can welcome a new math teacher to the building. Mr. Harken is beginning his career here with a busy schedule, teaching Algebra I and II, as well...

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....

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