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New Drum Major

New Drum Major

Jared Larson, Reporter

May 12, 2015

They’re the few. The two. The faces of the Ames High “Varsity” Marching Band. And now, there’s a new, fresh face for Drum Major. Current Sophomore Kaitley Peterson is the new Drum Major. Now, becoming a drum major takes time, pride, loyalty, and Starbucks(for those lovely 7am practices). When...

Ames High Girls Track

Ames High Girls Track

Maddie Funk, Reporter

May 12, 2015

This spring, the girls track team is back and working harder than ever. After a good start to the season, many girls qualified for not only individual events in the Drake Relays, but some relay teams qualified as well. In the past few weeks, the girls have had 2 second place finishes and won their last...

Meals from the heartland

Meals from the heartland

Rachel Kim, Reporter

May 12, 2015

On April 13, Ames High School made history with its first food packaging event. Over 140 students from various clubs such as National Honor Society, Key Club, DECA, SHEPH, and FCA participated, packaging exactly 40,176 meals in less than five hours. Based on the statistics, the event appears to be a...

German Night

German Night

Kate Murray, Visual Editor

May 11, 2015

For those of you not familiar with the German class tradition, German night (or Deutsch Abend), is a night that happens once a year where the fourth year German students show off movies that they have made as a final project.  There is also food, of course, because Wurst is a very classically German...

2015 Senior Sendoff

May 11, 2015

A Karman Adams– Hawkeye Community College, NICU nurse Chimuanya Agba– Northeastern University, behavioral neuroscience Atem Akok– South Plains College in Texas, undecided Alexander Albin– Creighton University, business finance Kailee Allen– Community College, industrial design Dakotah Allfree–...

JK they can

JK they can

Emma Stewart, Opinion Editor

May 11, 2015

This past week, Ames High was introduced to the newest members of the presidential family: Jay Amin and Kaleb Stevens. The two Juniors slid into their run for candidacy with a clever slogan donning their initials “J” and “K”, which can be seen on large posters hung randomly throughout the school. For...

Ames High Reaches High

Ames High Reaches High

Andrew Ellis, Reporter

April 28, 2015

The Ames high Ultimate Frisbee team, Parallel, has had an incredible season so far by going 13-1 at the midpoint of the season, winning the Old Capital tournament, and dominating the Iowa youth league. A very large part of the success is due to the top class of senior players Parallel has. Seniors...

Student-Athletes Sign for the Future

Student-Athletes Sign for the Future

Joel Devick, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2015

As expected from a historically rich athletics department here at Ames High, many banner worthy moments have occurred this year for the program. This year, there was the boys basketball triumph at substate to get back to the State tournament at Wells Fargo Arena for the first time in 4 years. Marcus...

Spring, Sivaskandan, and Showtime

Spring, Sivaskandan, and Showtime

Anna Ogilvie, In-Depth Editor

April 27, 2015

“You know, it’s actually kind of bittersweet,” said senior Hari Sivaskandan, “... thinking about how fast this last show went by.” Ames High drama department is put on “The Gifted Program” April 24th and 25th at 7:30 pm. The play opened with a one act titled “That’s not how I remember...

Robotics Club receives recognition

Robotics Club receives recognition

Ella Bartlett, Editor in Chief

April 15, 2015

On the 1st of April, the AHS Robotics team traveled to Minneapolis to compete in the North Star Regional Competition. This team of about 30-35 robotics experts from Ames High, Ballard, and Gilbert competed their hardest, and though the team as a whole didn’t make it to Global Competitions, they still...