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From left to right: Sam Keenan, Sofia Mamakos, and Calia Alexe. Three different takes on the mask mandate. This picture does not refelct these individualś mask preferences.

ACSD Mask Mandate

Sophia Cordoba, Editor September 16, 2021

In a statement released last night, the Ames Community School District has officially enacted a mask mandate, which will begin on Friday, September 17th. The action follows a federal court ruling, which...

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...

Senior Sendoff 2021

WEB staff July 28, 2021

FIRST NAME LAST NAME OPTIONAL: What are your plans after you graduate? What is your intended major/specialty/job? Dani Adams-Valenzuela University of Wisconsin-Madison community...

More than Farming

More than Farming

Leola Almquist, Editor April 18, 2021

Agricultural classes arrived at Ames High with a sidekick: FFA. From a literal stance, FFA translates to Future Farmers of America. Farming, we think pigs, cows, corn, John Deere tractors; basic Iowa agriculture...

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Female Athletes – An Afterthought

Why this scandal shouldn’t have ever happened.
Haley Reeves, Editor In-Chief March 29, 2021

The NCAA’s blatant disrespect for the women's tournament, all during March, which is Women´s History Month and the month that International Women’s Day is in, is absurd.  By even giving them anything...

Left to Right: Casey Mumm (Sr.), Corey Phillips (Jr.), Keyshaun Brooks (Sr.), Lucas Lueth (So.), Tamin Lipsey (Jr.)

Boys Basketball takes on the State Tournament

Erin Murphy, Editor March 18, 2021

On Wednesday March 10th, the Ames High Boys Basketball team played their first game in the State Tournament. Marking a 13 game winning streak, Ames rose to the top beating Council Bluffs 53-31 advancing...

A side by side comparison of the old 11 inch MacBook Airs, to the new third-generation Google Chromebooks.

New Year, New Computers

Sofia Mamakos, WEB reporter January 28, 2021

The Ames High MacBooks, for many years, have been through thick and thin. Traveling from student to student, these computers have seen lots of life. They have satisfied countless assignments, yet recently...

The WEB: Pandemic Edition

The WEB: Pandemic Edition

Sophia Cordoba, Editor December 18, 2020

The WEB staff used to gather in a classroom full of sound and ideas. Our small team claimed the table closest to the window, perhaps hoping that inspiration would strike us from the sky above. Mr. Johnson...

How has COVID-19 affected Ames?

How has COVID-19 affected Ames?

Kara Caraher, WEB reporter November 12, 2020

Covid 19 has hit us big in Ames. The New York Times lists us as a hotspot for Covid- 19. Because of that, there is a mask mandate in Story County and a COVID testing site in Ames.  Right now there...

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