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The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

NHS 5k Fundraiser for Belin Blank Childrens Hospital

NHS 5k Fundraiser for Belin Blank Children’s Hospital

David Lee, Multimedia Manager April 8, 2023

EVENT HIGHLIGHT! Feeling like you need to burn a few calories for a good cause? NHS is hosting a 5k run at Ames High to fundraise for Blank Children’s Hospital this April! The run will take place...

Ames High students leave the football field at the end of the walkout on Wednesday, March 1st.

Ames Middle and High School Students Protest Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills

Lily Lupardus, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2023

On Wednesday, March 1st, and Wednesday, March 22nd, Ames High and Middle school students participated in walkouts protesting the numerous anti-LGBTQ+ bills that have been proposed in this legislative session.  Ames...

Lifeguard Equipment

Four New Physical Education Courses Added to The Ames High Registration Handbook

Ellyn Foglesong, Features Editor January 10, 2023

The Ames Community School Board voted unanimously (7-0) to add four new Physical Education courses to the high school on Dec. 12, 2022. Tara Stemsrud, an Ames High P.E teacher, publically proposed Aquatics,...

Ms. Polashek conducting the Ames High Orchestra in the fall of 2021.

Ms. Polashek: A Lifetime of Music

Lily Lupardus, Editor-in-Chief January 5, 2023

*Interview sections are from Ms. Polashek's retirement article, June 2022 On November 21, 2022, former orchestra teacher Ms. Polashek died in her sleep two years after being diagnosed with Amyotrophic...

Ames Highs new auditorium

Ames High Theater’s New Life

Lily Lupardus, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2022

One of the nicest features of the new Ames High building is our auditorium. Widely regarded as the most advanced auditorium in the state, access to the new features included has added new life to Ames...

Madrigal Dinner Is Around the Corner!

Madrigal Dinner Is Around the Corner!

David Lee, Multimedia Manger November 29, 2022

Did someone say Madrigal? Let’s travel back in time to the days when Kings and Queens reigned! Let’s sit and dine with knights from lands afar, dance together with the lords and ladies, be entertained...

Mr. Ewan, former band director and future photographer.

Mr. Ewan’s Farewell: What’s a Summer?

Sophia Cordoba and Sofia Mamakos May 23, 2022

After 27 years of teaching at Ames High, Mr. Ewan- an icon of the Ames band community- is set to retire. Mr. Ewan’s journey in the band started much like any other student. At Fellows Elementary, he...

David Lee directs the crowd of students on the walkout path.

Ames High Walkout: Iowa WTF?

Sophia Cordoba and Lily Lupardus April 26, 2022

On Friday, April 15th, hundreds of Ames High students walked out of their eighth-period classes to protest a series of bills passed by the Iowa legislature targeting education. The walkout was organized...

The school board meeting held on March 31st.

Former Principal Nyberg Speaks at School Board Meeting

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2022

On Tuesday, March 22, Ames High's former principal spoke out at a school board meeting regarding her removal from the school last semester and the state of Ames High School. Though public comments are...

Ames High Swim Dome - So Long Old Friend

Ames High Swim Dome – So Long Old Friend

Humza Maqsood, Director of Multimedia February 24, 2022

Ames High has always been proud of its swimming status, and rightfully so! With several championship awards, it’s no surprise that we boast about our record. We always aim to represent the values that...

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