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Students Feeling the Bern with Bernie Club

Students Feeling the Bern with Bernie Club

Lucas Bleyle, Diversions Editor

March 2, 2016

Behind the scenes of Bernie Sanders’ sudden surge in Iowa is a force of hardworking volunteers, some of whom are members of the Ames High Bernie Club. Senior Joey Bingham started this club after noticing that high schoolers were feeling the Bern. “There is this huge support base at Ames High school...

State Competition Update for Winter Sports

State Competition Update for Winter Sports

Tyler Gross, Online Editor

March 2, 2016

Winter sports are beginning to wind down for Iowa High Schools with Ames High capping off a fantastic season by all of our winter athletes at their state competitions. The Girls basketball team finished off their season with a loss at Southeast polk and finished with a .500 record at 11-11. Th...

Tech and Drama

Tech and Drama

Lucas Bleyle, Diversions Editor

March 1, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, the gaping rift that many believe separates Tech Crew and Drama Club is barely a rift at all . Drama Club provides the actors. Tech Crew provides the sets, lights and sound. They are two parts in a greater whole. “We all have to [work] hand in hand,” said Thomas ...

Tidal is Not The New Spotify

Tidal is Not The New Spotify

Madi Franco

March 1, 2016

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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...