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Tidal is Not The New Spotify

Tidal is Not The New Spotify

Madi Franco

March 1, 2016


Filed under Audio, Campus Life, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Opinion, Reviews

Music streaming apps are by far some of the most profitable apps available on the app store. Entrepreneurs and app developers are in a continuous battle to claim their spot on the top of the charts, and the newest addition to the battle is the app Tidal. Tidal claims to offer “HiFi” sound quality, and ...

Upcoming Orchard?

Bella Andersen, Reporter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

As many of you know, Garden Club and Eco Club do a lot for Ames High. Working in the greenhouse, building several gardens, and working in the prairie these two eco-friendly clubs are plenty busy. To top it all off, they have recently started making plans for a new outdoor addition to Ames High. This ne...

What is National Honors Society?

What is National Honors Society?

Esther Lee, Reporter

February 11, 2016


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

“Attention National Honor Society members: we will meet on Tuesday in the multi-purpose room” You may have seen this announcement on TV monitors and heard it on the announcements. Have you ever wondered, what exactly is National Honors Society? National Honors Society is a nation-wide organiz...

Battle of Ames Coffee Shops

Madi Franco, Reporter

February 10, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Opinion, Reviews, Uncategorized

I’ll be the first to admit it: I spend way too much money on coffee. Supplying my addiction isn’t a cheap task to do, especially when I’m being becoming increasingly critical of the coffee that I drink the more often I drink it. I decided to go to three of the most popular coffee shops in Ames, order my go t...

Model United Nations

Model United Nations

McKenzie Reimer, Academics & Arts Editor

February 9, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Do you ever find yourself debating and discussing controversial topics with your peers? Do you like to find resolutions to these debates and discussions, often in creative ways, like role-playing? And finally, are you looking for an extracurricular activity that gives you all these things and more? Well...

Things We Can Do With The Parking Lot Snow Mountain

Things We Can Do With The Parking Lot Snow Mountain

Jill Zmolek, Reporter

January 27, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Outside the walls of Ames High, there lies an ever-growing snow Kilimanjaro. It calls to us on the wind, unappreciated and neglected since the moment the ornaments were taken off the tree. We cannot stand for this. Time is of the essence, because we have neglected our friend. To remedy this, we have...

Getting Technical with Tech Crew

Getting Technical with Tech Crew

Lucas Bleyle, Diversions Editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

Anyone who sits in the auditorium could never imagine the magic that happens behind the stage. Starting at 10 on Saturday, and often lasting long into the afternoon, the stage comes to life with the thudding of hammers, the whirring of saws, and the laughter and shouting of students hard at work cobbli...

State DT

State DT

Lisa Cochran, Campus Life Editor

December 14, 2015


Filed under Archives, Campus Life

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


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

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


Filed under Archives, Campus Life, Showcase

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...

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