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State DT

State DT

Lisa Cochran, Campus Life Editor

December 14, 2015

On Friday morning, the Ames High Drill Team marched into Wells Fargo, clad in intricate uniforms covered by sweatpants and sweatshirts, ready to compete at the annual Iowa High School State drill team competition. This year, the team competed in 4 hoopla dances which senior Sarah Friedrich said are...

What is iBall?

What is iBall?

Tyler Gross, Online Editor

December 14, 2015

As we get closer and closer to Christmas everyone seems to get a little more excited each day. Some, including myself, get excited for reasons other than winter break and christmas. We get excited because iBall season is approaching. If you’re new to Ames High, or just don’t know what iBall is...

AHS Soundclouds: Bernard Bell

AHS Soundclouds: Bernard Bell

Kub Stevens, Co-Editor in Chief

December 14, 2015

When it comes to music, Ames High knows how to get down. In and out of school, AHS students are listening to and creating music of all genres. One of the people to fall into the latter category is freshman Bernard Bell, who has recently been creating buzz with his Soundcloud account, featuring such crowd p...

Big Events in DECA

Big Events in DECA

Sam Stuve, WEB Reporter

December 2, 2015

DECA has some big events coming up for DECA month. But before I talk about those events, I bet many of you are wondering what DECA is. “DECA provides students the opportunity to develop and improve on their leadership and business skills through social events, community service, leadership expe...

The Courtyard Squirrel

The Courtyard Squirrel

Shelby Reeves

November 13, 2015

The legend of the courtyard squirrel. Universally regarded as the pride and joy of Ames High, the squirrel has successfully made it to infamy through hushed hallway whisperings. The life of the squirrel began with his humble, blind and naked birth. As our squirrel finally ventured into the real world, h...

Courtyard Catastrophe

Courtyard Catastrophe

Lucas Bleyle, Opinion/Diversion Editor

November 13, 2015

Students heading out to the courtyard are now met by a new sight. Instead of seeing a diverse patch of green, their eyes are met with a muddy wasteland where a student-created garden used to be. Three weeks ago, students were informed that the courtyard would be closed for lunch due to construction...

Where Art Meets Food

Where Art Meets Food

Skip Stevens, Reporter

November 12, 2015

Oh the beauty of crafts! Without them the world would be a little less colorful. Oh the beauty of foods! Without them we wouldn’t have taste in our lives; or even have lives to begin with. Ames High’s club “Cr(eat)e”, pronounced create, experiments with both of these vibrant categories.   Th...

Fall play cast takes a British twist

Fall play cast takes a British twist

Emma Stewart, Co-Editor in Chief

November 11, 2015

It’s common knowledge here at Ames High that we have a very talented drama department. Every fall, winter, and spring, they display their acting skills in plays and musicals that light up the auditorium and leave those who missed out on the show in dismay for the following week. On Friday, November 1...

AHS competitive cheerleaders dominate All-State squad

AHS competitive cheerleaders dominate All-State squad

Emma Stewart, Co-Editor in Chief

November 11, 2015

For years, Ames High cheerleaders have proven their talent by taking competition titles like candy. With current back-to-back-to-back State Championship titles, the skill of the State Cheerleading squad here at Ames High is evident. This year, that talent truly shines through a staggering amount of ...

SHEPH fast

SHEPH fast

Lisa Cochran, Campus Life Editor

November 11, 2015

Ames High's SHEPH (Students helping end poverty and hunger) will be initiating a 48-hour long fast this week as a means of fundraising for the club. This fast will occur November 2nd through 3rd. If one agrees to sponsor a SHEPH member in their fasting, they will pay a certain amount of money for e...