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Pep Rallies

Sam Stuve, Reporter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts

Pep Rallies As we normally do, we had a winter sports assembly. Principal Evans and Dr. Avise highlighted boys swimming, DECA, Wrestling, and many more clubs and their accomplishments. At the beginning of the rally it was only Spence and Dr. Avise on the gym floor and the students and staff were in...

Holocaust Survivor Marion Lazan Visits Ames High

Esther Lee, Editor

March 1, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, News

Imagine yourself spending your childhood in a Nazi concentration camp, separated from your parents and all that you love. Marion Blumenthal Lazan was one of these children who suffered as a young girl during the Holocaust. Just last month, Marian came to Ames High School to tell us about her life. Her stor...

Iowa Assessments Bribe

Sonja Paulson

February 9, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts

New this year, the administration is now bribing the students with the opportunity to opt out of two finals upon shown improvement on the Iowa Assessments.However some students are frustrated by having to show enough growth. “I don’t like how I have to show 8 points of growth to get out of my fina...

Solo-Ensemble

Solo-Ensemble

Jill Zmolek, Reporter

February 9, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Showcase

Every spring, the students of Ames High are caught in the void after Martin Luther King Jr. Day and before Spring Break where there are solid weeks of class without relent.  The artistic community of our school keeps their pulse going by putting their talents to the test. On Saturday, March 5th, cho...

Student Teachers

Tyler Gross, Online Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives

With the start of a new semester Ames High is welcoming some new faces to our school. Arguably none of them more noticeable than the new student teachers we have here at Ames High. As Iowa State begins their new semester, college students are beginning to invade the hallways and classrooms here at Ames Hig...

The scholarship hunt

The scholarship hunt

Kub Stevens, Co-editor in chief

January 26, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase

As seniors approach that fateful last day of high school, many are poised to continue their education at an institution of higher learning. At this late stage in the game their focus turns from being accepted into college to finding out how to pay for it. According to the college board, the average...

Iowa youth caucus

Iowa youth caucus

Tracie-Lynn Lamoreux, Reporter

December 18, 2015


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase, 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...

Skeptical No More

Skeptical No More

Lucas Bleyle, Opinion/Diversion Editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase

 High school is a time of change and discovery for most teenagers. It really is a time when we are figuring out who we are, what we believe in, and what our purpose is.  As there are no classes about religion at Ames High, Skeptics Club was started by Mr. Walter to fill that need. It is now sponsored ...

The trouble with Plus Period

The trouble with Plus Period

Shelby Reeves, Lifestyle Editor

December 14, 2015


Filed under Academics and Arts, Showcase

While FlexiSched has its problems, namely the confusing format and constant email reminders from our technology department, along with dysfunctional servers and intense ramifications for not attending your assigned plus period, we have finally settled into a pattern for the rest of the school year. ...

Our Marvelous Math Department

Tracie-Lynn Lamoreux, Reporter

November 13, 2015


Filed under Academics and Arts

One of the things that is always talked about and nothing less than praised about Ames High, is our amazing English department. With its passionate teachers, and die-hard Harry Potter lovers, it creates interest that once wasn’t there in some students. But there is one department that doesn’t ge...

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