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Controversial Teaching

Controversial Teaching

Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor In Chief

October 17, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Showcase

In the eclectic world of teachers, it is the method of teaching that most influences the identity of the classroom. Due to the array of differing minds and personalities of students and the differences between various subjects, the correct way a teacher should teach their students is constantly debate...

United Way Day of Caring

United Way Day of Caring

Sam Stuve, Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Campus Life, News, Uncategorized

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...

Shouting the New Leaders: Trinity and Jonathan

Bella Andersen, Campus Life Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, AHS Shout, Campus Life, Entertainment, Showcase

With the school year in full swing, the clubs at Ames High are welcoming new staff but also new leaders. More specifically there are new Shout leaders. Junior Trinity Jones and sophomore Jonathan Watt will be taking over the previous roles of graduates Jill Zmolek and Kub Stevens. Some students ...

Guitar Club Is Here!

Bella Andersen, Campus Life Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Campus Life, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ames High has always had a variety of clubs, and activities that are year round,  packed solid with individualism and excitement. One of the newest clubs, Guitar Club, was started by Psychology teacher, Mr. Klass. He decided to start the club this past summer because he plays every day. He has been pla...

Fall 2016 WEB Editorial Board

Darin Johnson, adviser

May 31, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts

Editor-in-chiefs: McKenzie Reimer and Lisa Cochran Managing Print: Lucas Bleyle Managing Online: Selaam Dollisso Academics & Arts: Dane Dorius Sports, Clubs & Activities: Bella Andersen Features & Profiles: Sonja Paulson Reviews: Sabrina Lang Opinion: Tifany Chu Opinion: Hayley...

Student Teachers

Sonja Paulson, Reporter

May 9, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts

Throughout the course of the year, Ames High receives many student teachers. There are a couple of good ones, but most of them have no idea what they are doing. It’s not their fault, they are new to teaching. However, their errors in teaching should not affect the unfortunate students who have them. Most te...

ICS canceled part 2

ICS canceled part 2

Lucas Bleyle, Diversions Editor

May 6, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts

Mr. Zmolek stands watching from a distance as students are hard at work with scuffle hoes and shovels to clear a strip of earth parallel to the AHS garden. Their chatter carries to him as they begin to sheet mulch and clear spaces for pavers. These ICS students are busy preparing a space for a new dis...

Homeschoolers don’t get to graduate

Homeschoolers don’t get to graduate

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

April 15, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase

Upon entering the front doors for the very first time, Ames High School students embark upon a four year journey. This journey will take them in many directions, but, if all goes to plan, the light at the end of the tunnel comes when they cross the stage at graduation and receive their hard-earned d...

Great Gatsby

Sonja Paulson, Reporter

April 13, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts

Every year, the whole sophomore class is required to read the book “The Great Gatsby.” This year, it was my turn. I had hyped up Gatsby for weeks, and I was quite impressed with how it turned out. I had gotten my dress, headpiece, and boa the week before, so I was set. The day of Gatsby was th...

ICS canceled

ICS canceled

Lucas Bleyle, Diversions/Opinion Editor

April 13, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts

If people were to look into the Multipurpose Room most mornings, they might not find senior Max Eness sitting at a seat listening to the teacher talk. Instead, they might see Eness working on a project with his peers during ICS (Integrated Capstone Seminar), a course that meets for three periods every...

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