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Our Bae Aniey

Our Bae Aniey

Petr Karpov, Reporter

October 13, 2017

Running is 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 dow...

Don’t Worry About It

Don’t Worry About It

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

May 19, 2017

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

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

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...

Josh Denny

Josh Denny

Liam Struck, Reporter

May 8, 2017

Fresh out of the womb, Josh Denny was conceived at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines Iowa July 5th, 2002. Josh Denny is a charismatic, fun-loving and energetic individual. He is also part of the Ames High Freshman Soccer team, their record being only one loss this season. Other sports his takes part in or too...

Mrs. Burnett

Mrs. Burnett

Lisa Cochran, Co-editor-in-chief

April 24, 2017

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

“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

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

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

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:...