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Sacre

Sacre

Sam Stuve, Academics and Arts editor

October 18, 2017

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...

Building Uniformity

Building Uniformity

Thomas Delay, Reporter

October 18, 2017

  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...

Team Neutrino competes at World’s

Team Neutrino at kick off 2017.

Lucas Bleyle, Print Manager

May 15, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...