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


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


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


David Lee Senior Column: Words, words, words. How to not lose meaning behind the words you write.

David Lee, Multimedia Manager May 17, 2023

Words are simply… ethereal.    720 days, is all it took to understand how empowering words can be. Like Dr. Seuss, I learned that I could create words, and attach a meaning to them as simple...

Well that was Interesting...

Well that was Interesting…

Erin Murphy, Editor June 2, 2021

Over the last 4 years at this school, the dynamic of each class, passing through the halls and the communication and collaboration between teachers and students, and administration has changed so much...

Certainties and Uncertainties of High School

Certainties and Uncertainties of High School

Braxton Buser, Reporter May 9, 2016

There’s not much to be certain of in high school. Maybe small things, like what time you’re going to force yourself to get up each morning, what teachers are easier than others, basic things like that…...

In Support of Folly

In Support of Folly

Jill Zmolek, Reporter May 9, 2016

When I walked into Ames High as a new student in 2012, my entire game plan was to get good grades and to keep my head down. Baby Jill was going to power through high school like a Downton-Abbey-watching...

10 things I wish I could tell my freshman self

10 things I wish I could tell my freshman self

Madi Franco May 5, 2016

  Your friends now will not be your friends in four years. I know you’re stuck in the mindset that you will have the friends that you have now forever, but you won’t. You will meet so...

Rob Binghams Senior Column

Rob Bingham’s Senior Column

Rob Bingham, Online Editor May 21, 2014

As I stare at the ever growing face of apathy, that is the final semester of one’s Senior year, I can’t help but notice the amalgam of learning experiences, the past four years have been. My family...

Jamie Steyers Senior Column

Jamie Steyer’s Senior Column

Jamie Steyer, Editor-In-Chief May 20, 2014

Lots of people have taken their senior column as an opportunity to draw attention to every flaw and thing they dislike about our school, but I don’t want to go out like that. Ames High has given me a...

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