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David Kim

Oliver Chen, Reporter

February 16, 2018


Filed under Profiles

The time is 1 AM. With a family sized bag of Nacho Cheese Doritos in one hand and a bright green two liter of mountain dew in the other, David Kim begins yet another night of rigorous Roblox training. While the mere mortals of Ames High remain slaves to their need for sleep, David grinds until dawn. ...

Isabel Ingram

Isabel Ingram

Lucas Bleyle, Co-editor in Chief

February 14, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Showcase

Senior Isabel Ingram walks to her seat, as she sets her stuff down and sits down, she exchanges small talk with those around her. The previous night she had straightened her hair. A staff member approaches her, proclaiming in a clear, cheerful tone, plenty loud to resonate throughout the classro...

Dak-shining Star

Dak-shining Star

Lucas Bleyle, Reporter

December 18, 2017


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“Everyone else can be a mom friend, but everyone needs a dad friend. Distant, but still there for you,” said Dakshina Paudyal, junior at Ames high and certified ‘hot spicy cheeto’ according to Irina Pogostick. “I love dad jokes so much,” Dakshina said. “My actual dad never makes dad ...

Andres In Space

Andres In Space

Oliver Chen, Reporter

November 16, 2017


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7 years before Andres Cordoba was born, the Voyager spacecraft turned back towards home for the last time, capturing its final image of earth. Using the famous last photo to describe the insignificance of planet earth to a crowded Cornell lecture hall, Carl Sagan proclaimed “To me, it underscores our re...

Ryan Mills

Ryan Mills

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief

November 14, 2017


Filed under Archives, Profiles, Showcase

Michael Holm strides towards the finish line, bounding like an antelope. If he is tired, he doesn't show it. He isn’t even sweating and what is that he is wearing? Tight denim jeans. Behind him the mere mortals, attempting to run exactly 26.2188 miles or 42.195 kilometers, stumble along as Michael finish...

Chair Traveler

Chair Traveler

Oliver Chen, Reporter

October 18, 2017


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Fact: A “Chair Traveler” is not a mysterious species of globetrotting furniture, but rather the infamous alter ego of Ames High Junior Chiara Travesset. “It was freshman year. When you spell my name on iMessage, it autocorrects it to Chair.” said Travesset. “I was doing a science project with ...

Our Bae Aniey

Our Bae Aniey

Petr Karpov, Reporter

October 13, 2017


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Running. An experience so physically and mentally taxing, few students can claim to have participated in any form of this sport. However, freshman Aniey Akok manages to defy all expectations. Taking part in both cross country and track, Aniey began running as a 6th grader and hasn’t slowed down since....

Don’t Worry About It

Don’t Worry About It

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

May 19, 2017


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I remember thinking freshman year before school started that I didn’t care how badly I did in my classes, I just didn’t want to get lost. The high school seemed like this big scary place. Regardless of my fevered prayers I did get lost, but I overcame my fear. I’ve learned a lot in my four...

Tifany’s Senior Column.

Tifany’s Senior Column.

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

May 19, 2017


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Hey it’s me, senior heartthrob Tifany Chu. All things considered, except not considering my attendance, I’ve really tried my best these past four years. If High School was Mario Kart, each year would be the set of three bananas you slip on, until you finally cross the finish line as an ashamed a...

I bid you Adieu Ames High

I bid you Adieu Ames High

McKenzie Reimer, Co-Editor In Chief

May 14, 2017


Filed under Profiles

I walked into Ames High expecting every cheesy teen film I had ever seen. It isn’t hard to imagine what role I wanted to be. I was too quiet for anyone to notice and too terrified to speak up in fear of rejection. I wanted someone to magically notice that I was shy and shepherd me into their world...

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