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

2013-2014 Staff

Jenny Zhou

Jenny Zhou

Despite her love for small towns, Jenny enjoys traveling to big cities, baking, and going on opinionated rants. She can’t wait to be this year’s Visual Editor and to implement her artistic eye to help...

Stephanie Shin

Stephanie Shin

Stephanie Shin is a senior at Ames High school workin’ on dat daily grind. She spends most of her time dancing on the competition team at Robert Thomas Dancenter, doing something with music, or leading t...

Emma Stewart

Emma Stewart

Emma Stewart is the WEB's youngest reporter, this also being her first year on the staff. Currently a sophomore, she is a football cheerleader, latte aficionado, a quote “white girl to the core", and g...

AJ Foegen

AJ Foegen

AJ Foegen is a Junior at the moment, and is also a two (soon to be three) year varsity letter-winner due to his sheer athletic talent. He is a member of the AHS Drum-line as well as the All Male drill t...

Sydney Degeest

A senior at Ames High School, Sydney DeGeest is involved in National Honors Society, cross country, ballet, and is co-president of the Ames High Fashion Show. Her favorite part of school is chatting with...

Jennie Lee

Jennie Lee

The cutest writer for the web, Jennie Lee is involved in a variety of activities including National Honors Society, Student Council, cross country, her church’s youth group, as well as being co-president...

Madeline Topf

Madeline Topf

Mixmaster Adorer of Birkenstocks, with or without socks Daryl’s cone picker-upper and goal putter-awayer Eater of fine Donuts Ligature hoarder I hate you, Robert Bingham Not Jewish, but I enjoy puns Editor...

Hill Wang

Hill Wang

The mysterious circumstances surrounding Hill Wang’s birth are relatively unknown, but what we do know is that he was raised by honey badgers. After graduating from Howard University with a degree in...

Charlie Fei

Charlie Fei

Charlie Fei is the definition of beauty. A fun fact about Charlie is that he doesn’t speak English. He’s learning, but his brain is too scattered with Calculus 3 equations to make room for the diff...

Christopher Jackson

Christopher Jackson

Christopher Jackson is a senior at Ames High School. A three-year member of the Web, he writes about student issues and has been compared alongside his partner Connor Burke-Smith to Bob Woodward and Carl Ber...

Carla Beghin

Carla Beghin

Carla Beghin is a senior at Ames High and it’s her first year (officially) on the Web staff. Her favourite colour is red and her spirit animal is a panther.  She plays tennis and has started running...

Kub Stevens

Kub Stevens

The son of an adult Grizzly bear, WEB reporter Kub Stevens has a lot on his plate. While not catching salmon out of rivers or writing for the WEB, he enjoys sports and writing poetry. He was homeschooled...

Rob Bingham

Rob Bingham

This is Rob’s first year at The WEB. He enjoys long walks on the beach, and romantic candle lit dinners.  Other than writing he is a member of Team Neutrino, Tech Crew, Spectrum, Econ-Poli Sci Club,...

Will Fowler

Will Fowler

Will Fowler is a miscellaneous staff reporter for the WEB. When not imbibing unhealthy amounts of caffeine or not sleeping, he enjoys writing, playing piano and staring blankly at computer screens trying...

Serena Paulson

Serena Paulson

Serena Paulson is short and blonde and pretty darn awesome. In the bios for the spring play, her name is Serena “YOLO” Paulson and was said to be classy and sassy. She is a varsity fall and winter...

Lauren Gentile

Lauren Gentile

This is Lauren Gentile’s first year on the WEB as News Editor and Reporter. Her favorite class is AP Euro, though she enjoys Physics and Creative Writing as well. Outside of school, Lauren is involved ...

Jamie Steyer

Jamie Steyer

Jamie Steyer is one of the terrific trio of Editors-In-Chief. In addition to writing for the WEB, she also writes news stories for the Ames Community School District. Besides writing, Jamie is the Thespian/Drama...

Hans Halverson

Hans Halverson

Born above the clouds on the highest peak in the Korean peninsula, Hans Halverson’s birth was heralded by the appearance of a double rainbow across the heavens. The glistening child received his preliminary...

Ella Bartlett

Ella Bartlett

This is Ella Bartlett’s first year on The WEB and she is Sports and Activities Editor. Besides journalism, she enjoys creative writing and has been published in an online Brit lit mag, The Cadaverine....

Aaron Marner

Aaron Marner

Aaron Marner enjoys long walks on the beach, dinner by candlelight, and curling up with a nice book on rainy days. He’s a member of Parallel, the Ames ultimate frisbee team.