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Dance Marathon

Dance Marathon

Hayley Martens, Social Media Editor

March 21, 2016

Ames High’s second Dance Marathon was a total success, raising a total of $10,613 at the date of the dance for Children's Miracle Network with around 300 students attending. After a few days the donations kept flowing in and the total is up to $11,872.14. The event started off with Seniors Michael B...

2016 Oscar Recap

Sahar Sebghati, Reviews Editor

March 10, 2016

Last Sunday, the 88th Annual Academy Awards filled the TV screens of 34 million people, (the lowest viewer turnout since 2009). The highly anticipated award show debuted to mostly average rating. Lots of controversy surrounded the night, because of the lack of diverse nominees. Chris Rock used his o...

Time to garden with garden club

Time to garden with garden club

Tifany Chu, Reporter

March 7, 2016

Garden Club is starting up again at Ames High for their spring season. Garden Club is a club full of people determined to promote agriculture and healthy food system. Everyone is free to join the club and the club is always looking for new members. “Garden club is  going very well we got a big...

Nanowrimo- the month of literature nerds

Nanowrimo- the month of literature nerds

Kate Murray, Reporter

March 7, 2016

Halloween is done and to most businesses this means Christmas has begun.  Christmas catalogs are being sent out and presents are being prepared, but to many nerds there’s something else to do before they can start celebrating.  Nanowrimo, a shortening of “National Novel Writing Month” has occurred...

Holocaust Survivor Marion Lazan Visits Ames High

Esther Lee, Editor

March 1, 2016

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...

Kesha’s Legal Battle

Sahar Sebghati, Reviews Editor

March 1, 2016

In 2014 pop singer Kesha sued her Sony music producer, Dr. Luke, saying that he subjected her to verbal, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse, for the past decade. Last week, the New York Supreme Court dismissed her case that would let her cut her contract. Her contract states that she must continue t...

Best Places for shopping in Ames: Do they exist?

Best Places for shopping in Ames: Do they exist?

Lisa Cochran, Campus Life Editor

October 23, 2015

In a town lacking clothing stores due to “small-town” ideals, Ames clings tightly to its available selection. In perspective, the question of the best places to shop in Ames is highly dependent on one’s own taste. If one prefers a more “indie”, “tumblr” style, the store Portobello R...

Student Council: Bridging the gap between students and administration

Student Council: Bridging the gap between students and administration

Skip Stevens, Reporter

October 7, 2015

For a High School administration, creating a fun and intriguing school environment can be a challenge. With the wild and oftentimes inappropriate nature that comes with a younger generation, the gap between the wishes of Ames High students and the concerns of the staff can get to be pretty large. Cue...

The Mystery Period

The Mystery Period

Kate Murray, Copy Editor

October 6, 2015

The new plus period has been a point of much debate and contention; however, no one in the general public seems to have any idea how it is supposed to work. “What we are trying to do is make sure we do this right, so we’re focusing in on the faculty right now.” Mr. Anderson said. “It’s...

Fall 2015 WEB Staff

May 26, 2015

Fall 2015 WEB Staff Editor-in-chief: Kub Stevens Editor-in-chief: Emma Stewart Online Editor: Tyler Gross AHS Pride Editor: Academics & Arts: Kate Murray Profiles Editor: Sabrina Lang Campus Life Editor: Sports, Clubs & Activities: Lisa Cochran Lifestyle Editor: Fashion, Issues & Trend...