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February Friday’s

Tynan Shahidi, Reporter

February 23, 2017

February isn’t only the month of love and depression, but also the month filled with fun and excitement. The student council has put together multiple extremely fun activities for students to participate in every Friday this month (hence: the name February Friday’s).   This last monday, dodgeball came to the Ames...

10% of the School Missing

10% of the School Missing

Sonja Paulson, Features and Profiles Editor

February 15, 2017

When a student starts feeling ill, they typically ignore their boy’s plea to stay home and rest and instead wake up at 7 am to attend school. Most students do this, and when doing so, they put other healthy students at risks of becoming sick as well. These once healthy students become sick but they t...

Ames High Boys Swimming: Best In Years

Ames High Boys Swimming: Best In Years

Tynan Shahidi, Reporter

February 10, 2017

The Ames High Boys Swim team this year has been the best it’s been in years. By the best in years also comes with being one of the best in the state. Ames Boys have been consistently ranked top five in the state, leading the way for the Little Cyclones is South Dakota State commit, Senior Peter Matt...

The 10 rules of walking the halls at Ames High

The 10 rules of walking the halls at Ames High

Sam Stuve, Reporter

February 5, 2017

After seeing some of the absurdities that happen in our hallways and talking with some of my friends about this issue, I have come up with the 10 rules of walking the hallways at Ames High. 1. Do not judge people for singing in the hall Listen I don’t sing in the halls that often, but when I do...

Lettuce Club

Lettuce Club

Lucas Bleyle, Print Manager

January 30, 2017

On the 16th of February a glance into Mrs. Brenneman’s room might seem like the setting of a forceful vegan conversion festival or other strange science experiment. It will be the Lettuce Club you see, the sight of students crammed into a room, voraciously devouring lettuce heads with the gust...

The Secret to Motivation in Athletics

The Secret to Motivation in Athletics

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

December 16, 2016

Ames High School offers a wide variety of sports that students are able to participate in. There are sports offered in the fall, winter, spring, and summer and the athleticism doesn’t end there. Not only are there clubs for sports, but there are numerous resources available for athletes who want to improv...

Tucheze Was Outta This World

Tucheze Was Outta This World

Elizabeth Jackson, Reporter

December 6, 2016

If you noticed some outer-space or alien themed pics popping up on your Instagram feed, it could be from the beloved, annual dance known as Tucheze, given by the members of SHEPH. The theme of this year’s dance was Outer Space Glow in the Dark or MOONey. The members of SHEPH combined these two dif...

Why Creative Writing Matters

Why Creative Writing Matters

Selaam Dollisso, Online Managing Editor

December 5, 2016

The term “creative writing” consists of two individual words that interplay to create a fascinating mixture of prose and imagination, applicable in various parts of our lives. Being able to write eloquently is just one aspect of being an effective creative writer. The ability to come up with ori...

Philosophy Plus Period

Philosophy Plus Period

Hayley Martens, Campus Life Editor

December 1, 2016

Ever open up flexisched dreading the doldrum of plus period sign up? Think again! Every Thursday in in room 110, Mr. Zmolek hosts a plus period based around Philosophy. This weeks’ topic was “the argument against democracy.” He opened this plus period with the term epistocracy written on the boar...

State Cross Country

State Cross Country

Achala Thippeswamy, Reporter

November 22, 2016

After months of dedication and hard work, the Ames High Cross Country team made it to their final meet of the season on Saturday, October 29th. Soon after placing in the top 20 at Districts the week before, the team advanced on to State. The varsity team consisting of Katie Fukushima, Katelyn Moore,...