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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… but not much else. Learning to take all of that uncertainty and make it my friend was something...

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 rhino. I (begrudgingly) followed through on the grades, but accidentally set fire to my anonymity....

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 many new people in high school and slowly grow apart from others. Don’t be afraid to branch out and...

Rob Bingham’s 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 and I had just move from Northbrook Illinois, a Nouveau riche suburb of Chicago, the summer of between...

Jamie Steyer’s 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 wealth of opportunities, including the honor of editing this paper. I’ve changed a lot since the...

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