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The Ames School Board meeting on December 14, 2021

School Board Decides Against SRO’s, Ames High Students Speak

Lily Lupardus, News Editor January 10, 2022

On Monday, December 14th, the ACSD school board voted unanimously to end the contract with the Ames Police Department for the 2022-2023 school year, and remove resource officers from the middle school...

Becker, Smith and Winfrey Win Seats on Ames School Board

Lily Lupardus, News Editor November 19, 2021

Amy Erica Smith, Kelly Winfrey, and Brett Becker are the candidates who were elected to the Ames school board on November 2. Smith had 20.77% of votes, Winfrey had 19.52% of votes, and Becker had 17.4%...

Students line up outside Ames city hall with signs demanding climate action.

Students Rally for Climate Action

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

This past Monday, October 25th, students took the streets to demand climate action. Members of the Sunrise Movement, CAUSE (Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments), and ISU’s...

Joe Strong, the latest chorus teacher at Ames High.

Interview with Joe Strong

Humza Maqsood, Multimedia Editor October 28, 2021

With Mrs. Dieter retiring, Ames High was short one Choir Director. Luckily, Joe Strong was just around the corner to help, and he’s doing a great job. Strong has been teaching for 8 years now, the...

Teacher Paige Seibert

Welcoming Back: Paige Seibert

Bennett Anderson, Sports & Activities Editor October 27, 2021

After a surprising absence of teachers at the high school by the end of last year, we welcome many new faces to the school including returning special ed teacher Paige Seibert, who was previously in Ames...

Ms. Gustfason, the schools latest resource plus Special Ed teacher.

Ms. Gustafson: New Year, New Challenge

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2021

Past the walls of Mrs. Martinez’s room and before the science department, lies a set of classrooms that not every student gets the pleasure to know. These rooms host part of the special education department,...

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. 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...

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...

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...

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