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The College Search Process: We’re All Struggling Together

The College Search Process: We’re All Struggling Together

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

As the crisp fall air brings in excitement over football games and bonfires, it also carries in an overwhelming amount of stress to many seniors. The college selection process is challenging in the sense that it brings many weeks of stress, late-nights, and essay writing. Students in pursuit of higher e...

Letting Go of The Hulk Stigma

Queen Victoria, Reporter

November 8, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Uncategorized

After school weights is an opportunity for anyone to come in and lift while doing a structured program. It takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:20 PM and it is about an hour long. It is an extension of the weightlifting that takes place in PE. The weightlifting that takes place in PE is...

Evolution of Coffee House

Evolution of Coffee House

Sonja Paulson, Features and Profiles Editor

October 17, 2016


Filed under Archives, Campus Life

Coffee House. Everyone knows it and everyone loves it. What people don’t know though, is how it all started. The idea of Coffee House was originated from a former teacher at Ames High, Mr. Greenlaw. He wanted to give students a chance to be creative in the music they shared, rather than singing ...

Ames High Recording Studio

Ames High Recording Studio

Skip Stevens, The Reporter

October 17, 2016


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

If you attend Ames High School, chances are, you’ve heard off the notorious coffeehouse sessions held in the auditorium. With it’s growing popularity, and massive turnouts, coffeehouse has successfully morphed into one of Ames High’s most popular in-school activities. But there is something similar ...

Intramural Sports

Intramural Sports

Tifany Chu, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

Here in Ames High, we are given the privilege to start any club we want to. The wide variety of clubs we have range from Anime and Manga club for those who love to cosplay and  Yoga Club for you indie lovers listening to Bon Iver. Along with these clubs, Ames High also gives us the freedom to start a...

Meet Spectrum’s Newest Leaders

Meet Spectrum’s Newest Leaders

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

October 11, 2016


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

For the LGBTQ+ community at Ames High, there is a safe and welcoming place to discuss and share thoughts about social problems. Spectrum club has been a positive experience for many students and is a place to learn and ask questions free of judgment. This year, three juniors have been appointed co-...

“BEE” READY: It’s Bee Club!

“BEE” READY: It’s Bee Club!

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing Editor

October 8, 2016


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

It’s the year 2050. The world has contended with the reunion of North and South Korea, the effects of climate change, and a Kanye presidency. Produce levels have reached an all-time low, and there is no longer enough food to sustain the massive population. It would seem that only a problem so vast cou...

United Way Day of Caring

United Way Day of Caring

Sam Stuve, Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under Academics and Arts, Campus Life, News, Uncategorized

The United Way Day of Caring is a day where local organizations and clubs in the area, make a joint effort to help out and give back to the community. The event took place on Friday September 9th all throughout the Ames community. The morning started with our chapter heading to The Plex. We met som...

The Amazing Girls Swim Team

The Amazing Girls Swim Team

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

September 26, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, News

As the school year begins, many Ames High students can be found participating in a fall sport. These students know the dedication it takes to balance school, and athletics. One large group of girls that knows dedication like nobody else, is the girls’ swim team. Coached by Dan Flannery, these girls kn...

No Bad in Badminton

No Bad in Badminton

Lisa Cochran, Co-Editor In Chief

September 26, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Kim Yin and Jamie Zhang remember peering through the massive windows of the Forker gym at a young age. Their little fingers pressed against the glass and their eyes following the movement of the shuttlecock dancing across the net in the illuminated white room. Watching their parents play badminton at...

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