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Senior service learning project

Esther Lee, Reporter

April 13, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Uncategorized

Every Ames High student is required to complete a mandatory service learning project through Government class to graduate. Students volunteer for a minimum of eight hours at different locations including Food at First, Ames Public Library, Mary Greeley Medical Center, and nursery homes etc. This pro...

NHS Applications

Sonja Paulson, Reporter

April 1, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts

What exactly is NHS? NHS, also known as National Honors Society is a national organization that recognizes accomplished students. NHS at Ames High was started a little before World War 2, but was cancelled until 10 years ago. Juniors and sophomores are eligible apply, as long as they have a GPA of 3...

A Multitude of Madi’s

A Multitude of Madi’s

Madi Franco

March 31, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Campus Life, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Profiles

My name is my identity. It’s the name that I write on every paper, the name that drives social connections, and the name that I’m stuck with for the rest of my life. I’m my own person. I have my own quirky character traits, my own dreams and aspirations, and my own personality. I am Madi, a uniq...

How seniors chose their post graduation pathways

How seniors chose their post graduation pathways

Emma Stewart, Editor in Chief

March 24, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Showcase

Four years of high school. The final phase of our childhood before we’re thrown out into the real world (kind of). The four years left before we’re entrusted with the responsibility of feeding ourselves regularly, going to bed before midnight, and washing our own sheets. Choosing a college seems like e...

H(AP)py Testing

H(AP)py Testing

Lisa Cochran, Campus Life Editor

March 11, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives

The dates are approaching. The information beckons and pleads to be studied for hours on end. One might ask what I am referring to, it is the infamous burden of AP testing in May. Students endure the difficulty of AP classes for a semester or two only to be pulled down by the weight of the college bo...

Ames High’s Newest Addition: Teddy Evans

Ames High’s Newest Addition: Teddy Evans

Tynan Shahidi, Reporter

March 8, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase

One of the greatest valentine’s gifts Ames High got this past month is something that this school has needed for some time now. No, it’s not a pet monkey but it’s the next best thing. Ames High has welcomed newly acquired free agent, Mr. Teddy “T-Money” Evans. This is a huge get for the Little Cyclones, ...

The glorious CADD 1 class

Lauren Eller, Reporter

March 7, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase

7Peering into the CADD 1 class at Ames High School one might be under the impression that we have a room of working engineers collaborating to build some great piece of machinery in our midsts. This isn’t far from the truth as those in CADD 1 are using computer software that actual architects, enginee...

Iowa Youth Caucus

Tracie-Lynn Lamoreux, Reporter

March 2, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Uncategorized

One of the most talked about things this time of year is politics, and most of the time the topic of too much talk about politics. Although it may be quite annoying to admit, but it needs to be talked about. Elections are coming up soon, but sooner than that is Caucusing. Caucusing is in February, and i...

New Semester, New Me

New Semester, New Me

Isabella Andersen, Reporter

March 2, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts

Being a few weeks into the new year, I no longer see those obnoxious posts about the New Year, New Me. Every time I saw those on Facebook or Twitter, my instant reaction was the eyeroll emoji. Because, let’s be real, we all are basically the same person we were in 2015. I actually really dislike t...

The ACT’s

The ACT’s

McKenzie Reimer, Academics & Arts Editior

March 2, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives

When you ask a junior or senior what’s one of the most stressful things about high school, they’ll easily reply with the ACT’s. The ACT stands for American College Testing, and it is a standardized test that assesses a student’s academic achievement and their college “readiness”.   ...

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