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A Good CAUSE

A Good CAUSE

Srishti Mathur, Campus Life Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

Ames High school is filled to the brim with various clubs, from SACRE to Fiber Club. Amongst the array of clubs lies CAUSE. CAUSE stands for Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments. Led by senior Isak Werner Anderson and junior Lucas Bleyle, the club is working towards many di...

Our role in a new high school

Our role in a new high school

Lucas Bleyle, Co-editor in Chief

March 30, 2018


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On April 3rd Ames will be holding a community wide vote on whether or not the Ames Community School District should issue $110 million in general obligation bonds for the funding of a new high school building and expansion of three elementary schools. There is some contention on whether or not a new high school is ...

Students back from Germany

Students back from Germany

Srishti Mathur, Campus Life Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

Walking down the hallways of Ames High this semester, students might notice a few strange additions. One of these might include senior Clara Mikovec, who from August to December had decided to bid her hometown of Ames goodbye, choosing to travel to Wülfrath, Germany for the semester. Two other seni...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Lucas Bleyle, Co-editor in Chief

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Ninety or so students line the walls of the Multipurpose room. Every chair is filled, along with a good amount of the floor space. At first the room is full of lively chatter, but this instantly dies as the meeting begins. The discussion begins, stemming from all over the room. Hands raise, and v...

I Ballin’

Sam Stuve, Academics and Arts editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Archives, Campus Life

20 teams, 3 divisions, 3 champions. It’s winter, which means it’s I-Ball (Intramural Basketball) season. This season is expected fun and entertaining for players, coaches, and even the referees. Many teams will be competing for the prestigious I-Ball championship in their division. Some teams seek th...

Exchange Students

Petr Karpov

December 19, 2017


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Zain Al Qalawi, from Jerusalem, Palestine, attends a small private school with only 40 students in each grade. There aren’t very many activities offered to the students, classes can’t be chosen, and no opportunity for school sports are given either. “They give you so many options here that ...

Gourmet Cooking Fun

Thomas DeLay, Reporter

December 18, 2017


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The clock reads 3:45 on a Friday, and the janitors are hard at work cleaning the vacant classrooms. The halls are dead. The school as a whole almost seems abandoned. But one place is still very much alive. The Ames High foods room bustles with activity as 30 young chefs cook, laugh and smile. ...

History of Shout

History of Shout

Petr Karpov, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under AHS Shout, Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

As you shuffle into homeroom on any given Wednesday and head over to your seat, only one thought is racing through your mind: “Is today one of those Wednesdays when I get to watch Shout?”. Ames High Shout, a media outlet produced by students, is a welcome 10 minute interruption from the otherwise...

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...

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