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Super Bowl Showdown: Patriots vs. Seahawks

Super Bowl Showdown: Patriots vs. Seahawks

January 28, 2015

Two AHS WEB staff members, Joel Devick and Anna Ogilvie reflect on the upcoming Super Bowl as fans of both teams. Ogilvie: My whole life I’ve been a Patriots fan. Even though I’ve grown up in Ames, I still hold on to this small (very small) grip to Boston, Massachusetts, where I was born. The ...

Letter from an irate instrument

Letter from an irate instrument

Kaleb Stevens, Features Editor

January 14, 2015

Everyone knows how it feels to be under-appreciated. The lineman who worked his butt off all game long but got no cheers for it. The quiet kid in the presentation group who put together the entire presentation by herself then watched as her partners took all of the credit. The Energizer Bunny, who ke...

Beautiful Mess: New Year’s Resolution

Beautiful Mess: New Year’s Resolution

Anna Ogilvie, In-Depth Editor

January 14, 2015

I’ve never been much for New Year’s Resolutions. It’s not that I wouldn’t be able to stick to it, (which could be debated) but a time where I have to write out everything in my life that I should be doing that I’m not on a piece of paper just doesn’t feel right. Having too many New Year’s...

Drama department deserves more recognition

Drama department deserves more recognition

Mykah Kennedy, News Editor

January 14, 2015

At Ames High, there’s an amazing amount of support for sports. Athletes are constantly being praised for their performance in their sports and are publicly recognized at school. Athletes are also treated with a high amount of respect. However, the drama department almost never gets anything like this. "People...

Fellows After School Program: Starting new clubs should be simple and rewarding

Fellows After School Program: Starting new clubs should be simple and rewarding

Rachel Kim, In-Depth Edtior

January 9, 2015

Fellows After School Program (FASP) is a one-on-one mentoring program between Ames High students and students at Fellows Elementary. The program was initiated by seniors Nadia Huffman, Rachel Kim, and Grace Mills during their freshmen year in efforts to share enthusiasm for an intellectual challenge...

Fun Christmas pictures to take with your number 1

Stephanie Shin and Emma Stewart

December 11, 2014

Another holiday season means another year of festive pictures with your significant other to decorate your Instagram feed with. But which pictures should really make the cut? The WEB has come together to bring you the most popular pictures and captions to get you in the holiday spirit, modeled by two...

Beautiful mess: other blessings

Beautiful mess: other blessings

Anna Ogilvie, In-Depth Editor

December 8, 2014

The Holiday season is filled with so much hustle and bustle (and not enough mistletoe) that anytime taken to count one’s blessings is a swell thing. I’ve always loved this time of year for so many reasons; decadent hot chocolates, Mooney’s terriers, and the small joy of finding a favorite christmas...

Reggie’s (Un)Sleepout

Reggie’s (Un)Sleepout

Ella Bartlett, Co-Editor in Chief

November 26, 2014

On the eve of November 8th, a group of about 30 Ames High students gathered in the Drake Stadium field and began to assemble a fort made completely out of cardboard, in which they were going to stay for the night. Two groups, SHEPH (Students helping Eliminate Poverty and Hunger) and the Unitaria...

Ames High students share Thanksgiving traditions

Ames High students share Thanksgiving traditions

Rachel Kim, In-Depth Editor

November 26, 2014

Food has always been the essence of Thanksgiving, with the entire family helping with the meal preparation. People usually cook turkeys, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, cornbread, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce, and pies for this festive feast. Some Ames High students have shared their favorite...

Record Smashing Coin Drive

Record Smashing Coin Drive

Anna Ogilvie, In-Depth Editor

November 17, 2014

Ames High Dance Marathon held it's first fund-raising event last week. The friendly competition was between all of the English classes. The teacher who raised the most money for Iowa Children's Hospitals won a party for all of their classes. The goal for the fundraiser was $1,000.00, yet as a schoo...

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