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Team Neutrino competes at World’s

Team Neutrino competes at World’s

Lucas Bleyle, Print Manager

May 15, 2017


Filed under Campus Life

During the FIRST Robotics build season, Boyd Lab is alive with students operating machinery, designing parts and assembling a complex robot. This group of future engineers are the students who make up Team Neutrino, Story County’s FIRST Robotics team. It’s part of a program called FIRST that provid...

If you’re reading this it’s (not) too late

If you’re reading this it’s (not) too late

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

It’s Wednesday afternoon. You slump aimlessly into your homeroom class and are met, yet again, with the empty feeling of no one volunteering to bring treats. It isn’t looking good, but all is not yet lost. Soon enough, a bright and shining face walks into the room and rocks your world: it’s on...

The Big Paper

The Big Paper

Sonja Paulson, Features and Profiles Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life

School is always stressful, but recently, students that are in AP Literature and Composition are more stressed out than normal. Why? Well, on top of their normal course load, juniors have a 200 point, 10 page paper due. The paper is an analysis of a well known novel (ex. Wuthering Heights or The Woman ...

Spanish schools vs. American schools

Spanish schools vs. American schools

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

The atmosphere of a Spanish classroom is extremely different from that of our own classroom at Ames High. In most classes we sit attentively and silently listen to the teacher. In comparison the Spanish school is incredibly rowdy, the students scream at the teachers and the teachers scream at the stud...

Ames High School vs. Lycée Duplessis-Mornay: A Comparison

Ames High School vs. Lycée Duplessis-Mornay: A Comparison

Lisa Cochran, Co-editor-in-chief

April 17, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

The difference between American and French schools lies not only in curriculum but in general academic attitude and school structure. While, of course, one must not generalize all French schools merely by the daily happenings at Lycée Duplessis-Mornay in Saumur, it is evident that notable differences...

Uganda: A Trip of a Lifetime

Uganda: A Trip of a Lifetime

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter

March 23, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

As the end of the year approaches and students are excited to bask in the summer sun, many take the opportunity of the long summer months to embark on a unique and fulfilling experience to Uganda with the high school. Led by Mr. Mooney, Ames High students are able to travel to Uganda to help build classro...

Spain Trip

Spain Trip

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter

March 23, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

As Spring Break approaches, students break out into spring fever; ready to kick back and relax with friends and family, travel, and enjoy the pleasant weather. Some students from Ames High are starting off spring break on the right foot by travelling to Spain with Spanish teachers Julie Dunkin and Kay B...

P(st)r(ess)om

P(st)r(ess)om

Sonja Paulson, Features and Profiles Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life

Prom. A supposedly magical night that will be forever remembered by everyone who attends. But let's be real here. Prom is nothing more than an event that leaves students stressing over who to have as a date and what to wear. Don’t get me wrong, it is fun to get all glammed up and dance with friends, but ...

I-Quiz

Peter VanDerZanden, Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life

You get home from school head downstairs and tune in to the newest episode of Jeopardy, it’s game night and the popular choice is Monopoly but you really want to play trivial pursuit. Is your mind flooded with random facts that seem to be useless? If this sounds like you, you need to sign up for I-Quiz....

Yoga Club Restart

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

As students begin to hit the slump of the school year, it is hard to find something to look forward to and keep occupied. But don’t worry, your life just got a little more exciting. With yoga club restarting, there is no better way to unwind in the company of others in a relaxing atmosphere. Lead ...

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