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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Anyone can get hacked, even me

Jenny Zhou, Visual Editor

November 17, 2014


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On Saturday, October 11th, my mind was occupied with multiple choice questions and math formulas from the SAT. Little did I know that my life was being invaded in a way I had never imagined. Earlier in the autumn months, I had read and written about celebrities who had been hacked. Never had I thought i...

Beautiful Mess: Unplugging

Beautiful Mess: Unplugging

Anna Ogilvie, In-Depth Editor

November 17, 2014


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You look around the library and find your spot. 3 tables over, 2 back, and chair angled toward the center. Sheldon Cooper would be proud of you. Your typical study hall accomplices give you a head nod of a greeting as you plop into your seat. This is your routine, and sooner or later, the habits you...

The Not-So-‘Sweet’ Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte

The Not-So-‘Sweet’ Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte

Rachel Kim, In-Depth Editor

October 28, 2014


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Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte is a seasonal favorite, with its lovely taste of pure pumpkin amazingness in the grande-sized white Solo cup with the classic green logo that looks like the Statue of Liberty. (Truth is, it is a depiction of the mermaid “Siren” due to Seattle’s strong seaport roots.)...

Library cracks down on tardies

Jenny Zhou, Visual Editor

October 28, 2014


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You walk into the school 2 minutes after the tardy bell. Maybe you slept in because you don’t have a 1st period, or maybe you went to get coffee after that late night studying. And then a question hits you: Where should I go? The library, a hotspot for anyone with a free period, has cracked down...

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