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2019 AHS Senior Sendoffs

2019 AHS Senior Sendoffs

WEB staff

May 30, 2019

  Musa Abd'Alim ISU elementary education Shayna M. Abel DMACC nursing Garang Akok Wartburg undecided Sarah Arbuckle IOWA human physiology Grace Arndt IOWA health and human physiology, danc...

Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

Liam Struck, Reporter

May 25, 2018

Kirk Schmaltz is now passing the baton after 40 years of teaching. Schmaltz has spent 35 years of his life teaching at Ames High. And while he modestly claims that he was at the right place at the right time, his achievements say different. Boasting an impressive amount of time coaching sports, Sch...

2018 Senior Send-Off

Victoria Ostendorf, Queen

May 23, 2018

The Senior Sendoff survey was a part of the exit surveys given by AHS professional school counselors May 8–14, 2018. Students had the option to not  have their information printed in The WEB. This is NOT an official list of Ames High graduates.

Ames High Gets High

Ames High Gets High

Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor-in Chief

December 18, 2017

Liam Struck is a riveting conversationalist, sociable and lively. He is well-known for his outgoing nature and he is a strong student in multiple AP classes. Struck has a wide range of friends of all ages and prides himself on his rampant political activism. Struck has also just returned from a three-m...

Sullivan for the win

Sullivan for the win

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief

November 14, 2017

Aileen Sullivan stands at the front of the classroom in a lab coat, goggles framing her eyes , and ear muffs clasped over her ears. In an outstretched arm she holds a meter stick, at the end of which is a lit match, reaching out towards an orange balloon. The students hold their ears in anticipation...

News Analysis: LIFE WITHOUT ELECTIVES

News Analysis: LIFE WITHOUT ELECTIVES

Lucas Bleyle, Managing Print Editor

February 22, 2017

PART 1: The English electives we had The vast, gold engraved ceiling of Carnegie Hall stretched far above, the rows of red seats extended far behind, but Ella Bartlett sat at the very front. She was here to receive national honors for her flash fiction piece, “Vertebrae.” “I always, no matter w...

Flipped Classrooms: Worth a Shot?

Flipped Classrooms: Worth a Shot?

McKenzie Reimer, Co-Editor In Chief

November 15, 2016

Over the past couple of years, the term flipped classroom has become one of the best words in my vocabulary. The goal of a flipped classroom is to expose students to the required material outside of school in a video or assigned reading. The students then come into the classroom and do their assignments...

United Way Day of Caring

United Way Day of Caring

Sam Stuve, Reporter

September 28, 2016

The United Way Day of Caring is a day where local organizations and clubs in the area, make a joint effort to help out and give back to the community. The event took place on Friday September 9th all throughout the Ames community. The morning started with our chapter heading to The Plex. We met som...

The Amazing Girls Swim Team

The Amazing Girls Swim Team

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

September 26, 2016

As the school year begins, many Ames High students can be found participating in a fall sport. These students know the dedication it takes to balance school, and athletics. One large group of girls that knows dedication like nobody else, is the girls’ swim team. Coached by Dan Flannery, these girls kn...

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

McKenzie Reimer, Co-Editor In Chief

September 23, 2016

As September begins once again, so does National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents through the past 30 years. With statistics so high, the time for change is now, but wit...