The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

The student newspaper of, by, and for Ames High School.

The WEB

Kathy Packer

Kathy Packer

Bennett Anderson May 25, 2022

After 16 years at the school, Kathy Packer’s career at Ames High is ending as the well known secretary closes out her career. The emails and announcements we all know will come from elsewhere, as Packer...

Varun´s Senior Column

Varun´s Senior Column

Varun Prasanna, A&E Editor May 20, 2022

4 years, well really 2.75 in person years, thanks to Covid. That went fast. A lot of changes, different schedules, a decent bit of classes that don't exist anymore. Well, let's keep this short and sweet. People...

Sexism in a Workplace Environment

Sexism in a Workplace Environment

Grace McCunn , Guest Writer April 26, 2022

For many women, graduating college with a bachelor’s or master’s is a huge accomplishment. But, soon to find out, the degree they get sometimes gets thrown to waste. When they get a new job, they’re...

Subject + Verb

Darin Johnson, Guest Writer April 19, 2022

Repost your PRO Column STAGE 4 blog post on The WEB. The editors of The WEB will review your submission and quite possibly publish it. This is a 15-point bonus. Submit the link to the story when you...

College, College, College…

Triny Gonzalez, Guest Writer January 12, 2022

Believe it or not, it’s hard being a teen. It’s scary knowing that big decisions are coming up, like choosing what college to go to, what career path we want to take, where we want to move after we...

Mental Health Issues In Schools

Ellyn Foglesong, Guest Writer January 10, 2022

In the winter of seventh through the summer of eighth grade- I was facing a depressive episode- years later, I still deal with Mental illness. However, the resources for Mental Health in my school didn’t...

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The College Payment Struggle and Why It’s Still Worth It

Matthew Hehr, Guest Writer January 10, 2022

For many, including myself, the sticker price of universities in America is quite frankly terrifying. Looking locally, the cheapest state university in my area would still put me a whopping $80,000...

Madeline Topf: What stories lie within the walls of Ames High?

Madeline Topf: What stories lie within the walls of Ames High?

Sofia Mamakos, WEB reporter September 27, 2021

For decades The Web has been the glue that holds Ames High together. All controversies captured in an electronic time machine, 2 clicks away at all times. However, one might question, how did these stories...

Art teacher Shelli Hassebrock leaves her mark

Art teacher Shelli Hassebrock leaves her mark

Jack Wanamaker, WEB Editor June 16, 2021

What year did you start at Ames High? I started at Ames High in 1995. I had taught for 5 years at Ogden Middle School and High School. What are some of your fondest memories of Ames High? I have lots...

Farewell, Mr. Jahn!

Jack Wanamaker, WEB Editor June 10, 2021

“I have always loved teaching drafting and CADD,” retiring teacher Kent Jahn said. “I love to experience those moments when the kids finally get it.” Having taken CADD, I can account to his sentiment....

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