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Stranger Things 2

Stranger Things 2

Sonja Paulson, Profiles Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Archives, Reviews, Showcase

After waiting for over a year and a half, the Stranger Things series has finally released their highly anticipated season 2. Being a big Stranger Things fan, you already know I watched the second season in a day. I don’t want to give away any spoilers, so let’s just say this season had me on an emot...

The Walkout: An Ames High Perspective

The Walkout: An Ames High Perspective

Lucas Bleyle and Selaam Dollisso

October 23, 2017


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Campus Life, In-Depth, Showcase, Top Story, Uncategorized

The bright glare of the stadium lights glimmers off the gold of trumpets, saxophones, and horns. The Ames High Band marches into position. There is a certain tension in the stands. Before the national anthem is played, thirteen band members and two cheerleaders leave the field, silently linking arms as...

Sacre

Sacre

Sam Stuve, Academics and Arts editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

Every school year, there some new and fascinating activities going on at Ames High; the formation of a new club SACRE (Students Advancing Civil Rights Education) is high up on the list. What is SACRE you might ask? In an interview senior Makai Muhammad, a leader of SACRE said,  “It is very unique...

I don’t cheat anymore

Queen Victoria, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I suppose it all started years ago when I was a freshman at Ames High School. The perils of my personal life were nothing compared to the consequences for cheating. I won’t go into much depth, but it was a difficult time for me. I can’t quite remember the first time I cheated  on something. It wa...

Building Uniformity

Building Uniformity

Thomas Delay, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase, Uncategorized

  The Friday night lights shine over the bright green astroturf field, marching band instruments glimmer in the light and pom poms shine. The student section and cheer squad screams along with the band “Can I get a what what?!”as the drumline plays cowbell. The drums roar and students roc...

Jethro’s BBQ

Jethro’s BBQ

Dominik McDonald, Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Archives, Reviews, Showcase

Ever since Jethro’s BBQ’s appearance on Man vs. Food, the famed restaurant has been sought after by fans all across the country. Recently, a Jethro’s franchise opened in Ames where Aldi’s previously was. Will it live up to the hype and nation-wide attention? As I entered, I noticed a very si...

Our Bae Aniey

Our Bae Aniey

Petr Karpov, Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Archives, Profiles, Showcase

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....

Teacher’s Hidden Talents: Stranger than Fiction

Teacher’s Hidden Talents: Stranger than Fiction

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase

Teacher’s Hidden Talents is a new section we will be featuring in each edition of the Web where we explore a little known talent, hobby, or quirk of an Ames High Teacher. If you have suggestions for who we should feature next fill out our story idea survey at ameshighweb.com A cheer goes up as the contemporar...

The Cost of Paperless

The Cost of Paperless

Lucas Bleyle, Co-Editor in Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under Academics and Arts, Archives, Showcase

Students entering the media center might notice that something is missing. Where the student printer once sat, whirring and cranking out paper, there is now nothing but a fake potted plant. Students were informed earlier this year that they would no longer have access to printing, a change in part du...

Does “IT” Stay Afloat?

Does “IT” Stay Afloat?

Sonja Paulson, Profiles Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Archives, Reviews, Showcase

First appearing in 1990, IT was one of the most horrifying movies of its time. But as the years went by and technology got better, IT faded into the background and became the “classic horror film” that many people think of today. With so much hype, this movie had a lot pressure to be as unforg...

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