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Scott Grimes Named Superintendent of the Ames Community School District
April 19, 2024

Scott Grimes Named Superintendent of the Ames Community School District

On April 19, 2024, the Ames School Board of Directors named Scott Grimes as the next Superintendent of Ames Community School District, pending board approval.

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Campus Monitors: Guardians of Safety
April 19, 2024

Campus Monitors: Guardians of Safety

At Ames High School and Ames Middle School, a team of five is pivotal in fostering a safe, supportive, and engaging learning environment for students…

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Ames High Alum Aimed For The Skies
April 17, 2024

Ames High Alum Aimed For The Skies

Ames High alums often seek new heights following their time at AHS. Some quite literally find new heights, such as Neta Snook, a pioneer aviator,…

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2024 ISPRA Communication Awards
April 12, 2024

2024 ISPRA Communication Awards

The Iowa School Public Relations Association (ISPRA) held its annual spring conference on April 11 and 12, 2024. As a local chapter of the National…

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National History Day
April 9, 2024

National History Day

The National History Day 2024 competition witnessed a vibrant showcase of Ames Middle School and Ames High School student projects spanning 2000+ years of history…

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Meeker Ties For First In Battle of the Books
April 5, 2024

Meeker Ties For First In Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books (BOTB) 2024 is in the…books…a competition held at the Ames Public Library on March 28. Coming home with a trophy is…

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Women’s History Month: Kate Mitchell
March 29, 2024

Women’s History Month: Kate Mitchell

The most recent elementary school in the Ames Community School District bears the name Kate (Lysinger) Mitchell, dedicated on November 8, 1970. An Ames native,…

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Women’s History Month: Gertrude Fellows
March 27, 2024

Women’s History Month: Gertrude Fellows

Gertrude Fellows, born August 22, 1893, in Gardner, Illinois (69 miles southwest of Chicago by way of Interstate 55) to England-born James, a farmer, and…

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Women’s History Month: Abbie Sawyer
March 26, 2024

Women’s History Month: Abbie Sawyer

This story was originally published in January 2021. “The greatest personal satisfaction I’ve had is watching these children grow up and develop,” said Abbie Sawyer,…

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New AMS Principal
March 25, 2024

New AMS Principal

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce the appointment of Erin Miller as the new Principal of Ames Middle School. In seeking…

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