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


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


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


Jon Harts Party School seeks to challenge the elitism surrounding college admissions. While entertaining, it falls short of thorough criticism. Cover art by Siori Kitajima.

“Safety School” or Blessing in Disguise? Rating: 6.8/10

Elio Viatori, WEB Reporter June 3, 2024

As spring comes around and students enter the home stretch of the school year, seniors face a daunting hurdle: college admissions season. Many students face the pressure to attend prestigious universities...

Photos by Hector Vivas, Scott Garfitt, The Brown Daily Herald, and Gustavo Dudamel.

What We’re Listening to: May 2024

Brody Lang, Sports and Activities Editor May 20, 2024

        Sam 100 - Dean Blunt Hosianna Montra - Popol Vuh Khaar - Kourosh Yaghmaei Concordancia (1973) - El Polen Dunkelheit - Burzum San Vicente - Milton...

Print has diminished in value as the world has moved online, yet they remain a valuable resource for engagement in a high school setting. Created with Canva.

For High School Newspapers, Print is the Answer

Chantal de Macedo Eulenstein, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2024

Last year when my high school newspaper’s funding to print reached all-time lows, our once 13-member staff became eight, and our engagement rates were at enduring lows, the solution was simple: Cut...

live intentionally.

live intentionally.

Lily Lupardus, Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2023

I lost pretty much an entire year of my life. In March 2020, the big bad that I don't even have to name turned from a slow-running stream to Niagara Falls. I don't know how to describe this section of...

The Right Thing To Do

The Right Thing To Do

Bennett Anderson May 22, 2023

Identity and what comes with or what it follows is a highlight of any high schoolers life. And it’s always a question often asked unanswered. Instead, many search through experimentation. To find purpose,...

What Were Listening to May 2023

What We’re Listening to May 2023

Elaina Johnson and Bennett Anderson May 22, 2023

As the school year comes to a close the Ames High WEB thought we would share our final playlist of the 2022-2023 school year. Aaron No Wok, Lucki  No One Knows, Brent Faiyaz Woman, Rema  ...

Amazons New Fulfillment Center
Via : Scottish Gov.

Living In Excess

Bennett Anderson May 22, 2023

We all live in material fortune, and all goods must be produced. Around the US, and many other places, a lifestyle of excess and carelessness is societally paramount. What falls by the wayside is our acknowledgment...

Opinion: There is No Such Thing as Responsible Animal Breeding

Opinion: There is No Such Thing as Responsible Animal Breeding

Elaina Johnson, Reviews Editor May 22, 2023

How do you get your pets? Adoption, pet stores, breeders, and circumstances (eg. through a friend or relative, found as strays) are among the most popular methods of obtaining a pet, namely dogs and cats....

Creator: Sylvain Liechti | Credit: MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti

Batteries Kill: Slavery In The Congo

Bennett Anderson May 19, 2023

The lithium-ion batteries in much of what you use, the rechargeable type, the type we are planning so much of our future on, require one resource responsible for an ever-growing wave of modern-day slavery....

David Lee Senior Column: Words, words, words. How to not lose meaning behind the words you write.

David Lee, Multimedia Manager May 17, 2023

Words are simply… ethereal.    720 days, is all it took to understand how empowering words can be. Like Dr. Seuss, I learned that I could create words, and attach a meaning to them as simple...

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