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What can “they” see?

What can “they” see?

Madeline Topf, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2013


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With every Ames High student now in possession of a school-issued computer, questions are being raised about what “they” can and cannot see. And that turns out to be most everything. “Tech staff and media staff can see all the documents you have on your computers,” IT specialist Karl Hehr said....

Opinions on new 1:1 program

Opinions on new 1:1 program

Lauren Gentile, News Editor

September 24, 2013


Filed under In-Depth, Showcase

Reactions to Ames’ newly implemented 1:1 computer program range from highly enthusiastic to extremely unfavorable. “I think it’s great,” said foreign language teacher Stacy Dobernecker. “It lets us see and hear authentic materials much more easily.” Others have taken the opposite view,...

Green Week in Review

Green Week in Review

Anuradha Gore

May 20, 2013


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The fight for environmental rights is one of most important struggles of the 21st century. Everywhere, people are starting to become more aware of the environment, specifically how to reduce waste. More people are becoming energy efficient in an attempt to reduce and stop the amount of damage being done...

End of year celebrations

End of year celebrations

Anuradha Gore

May 10, 2013


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As senior year closes, I realize that I haven't written very many blogs, but that's ok. Right now, I'm going to talk about everyone's absolute favorite thing at the end of the year- Graduation parties! ....Well, let me clarify. The best thing about graduation parties is a.) the graduation cards, b.)...

Grad Parties

Grad Parties

Stephanie Shin

May 10, 2013


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The most stressful, happy, bittersweet, sad, exciting, and horrible time of the year has come and along with graduation comes MY favorite part of this time of year, grad parties! For seniors, grad parties may seem like an ending to the biggest part of their lives. It might be a sad look back at all their...

The Meaning of Ames

The Meaning of Ames

Christopher Jackson

May 3, 2013


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Principal Evan'€™s recent actions to create a safe and more close-knit student body exemplify the very values that brought me to Ames. His efforts to protect the diversity of Ames High is exactly how a principal should act and many could learn from his approach. I attended Roland-Story Elementary School...

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