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Mrs. Burnett

Mrs. Burnett

Lisa Cochran, Co-editor-in-chief

April 24, 2017


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It takes a certain zeal and flare for one to be able to teach the subject of Health sufficiently, especially to developing high school students. Kim Burnett,  who matches these criteria, is currently consummating a 34 year teaching career in the field. Approaching her retirement, Burnett awaits the ...

Adam Rice

Adam Rice

Lucas Bleyle, Print Manager

March 23, 2017


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“So is this game on the appstore?’ asked Brett Stone who sat next to Adam Rice at a choir concert, playing his self-made smart phone game. “No, it cost one-hundred dollars to put a game on the appstore,” responded Adam. Brett reaches and downs, pulls out his wallet, and produces a one-hund...

John Kim: Ames High Legend

John Kim: Ames High Legend

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

March 22, 2017


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There are two sides to John Kim, the annoying Junior that is an aficionado at making weird noises and the soft side that I fell in love with. Since I first met John Kim my freshmen year I was convinced I was going to marry him. John Kim is a junior heartthrob that deserves more recognition for the amount...

Graceful Grace Wood

Graceful Grace Wood

Sabrina Lang, Reviews Editor

March 22, 2017


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A native to Omaha, Nebraska, freshman Grace Wood is taking on her freshman year at Ames High with no more suitable attitude but a graceful one. “I thought high school would be more intimidating, says Grace. She shows how confident, caring she is, and is more than ready for what the future has in stor...

Haley Nelson

Haley Nelson

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

March 22, 2017


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Haley Nelson is a hard-working freshman who is excited about all things life-science and animal related. She is involved in the school community as well as things outside of the school walls. Below are a few questions that I asked her so you can get to know her better!   Q: How has your freshman year been? A:...

William Crow: Bird Master of Ames High

William Crow: Bird Master of Ames High

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

February 15, 2017


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Statistically, 1 in every 300 people are considered geniuses. That means that in every class there is that one special individual standing far above the rest. William Crow is the class of 2017’s very own super genius. Already young for his grade (born in Aug 2000), Crow opted to skip the 5th grade and...

The Amazing Amy Eyles

The Amazing Amy Eyles

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing and In-Depth Editor

February 15, 2017


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Late Saturday night, the black of the gym is illuminated by freckles of bright neon dancing across the walls. Music pulses through the crowd of hundreds of feet pounding against wooden floor, but one girl’s sparkling footsteps stand out amongst the rest. Erupting with energy even in the late hours o...

Anu Lamsal

Anu Lamsal

Lucas Bleyle, Print Manager

February 13, 2017


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The moment had come. The late nights researching the topic were finally paying off. The  debate began. Anu Lamsal’s heart raced and adrenaline coursed through her veins, but her brain kicked into high gear and all the stress building up to this moment now became fuel. Then pouring from her mouth at ...

D’nel van der Berg: Is She A Mean Girl?

D’nel van der Berg: Is She A Mean Girl?

McKenzie Reimer, Co-Editor In Chief

February 9, 2017


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“If you’re from Africa, then why are you white?” these are the words foreign exchange student D’nel van der Berg hears every once in awhile when walking down the halls of Ames High. With her once orange hair and South African origins, it’s no wonder D’nel has often been likened to Mean Girls...

The Smith Twins

The Smith Twins

Liam Struck, Reporter

January 1, 2017


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It’s the last leg of the race for birth, Cary and Ryan Smith are both hurdling towards the finish line, Ryan's shoelace comes untied, he trips and falls! Cary takes the initiative and uses the advantage, thus allowing him to be born two minutes earlier than his twin brother. The twins were born an...

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