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Ames Student-Inventor, Inspired by ‘Iron Man’ and Not Afraid To Fail, Wins National Recognition
September 9, 2022

Ames Student-Inventor, Inspired by ‘Iron Man’ and Not Afraid To Fail, Wins National Recognition

This story was originally written for and printed in the Ames Tribune. Written by Phillip Sitter. Jason Ahn’s favorite parts of Marvel’s “Iron Man”…

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Capturing the Spirit: Ames High Senior Derek Peng
July 11, 2022

Capturing the Spirit: Ames High Senior Derek Peng

Ames High senior Derek Peng has spent the last several years walking the halls of Ames High with a photographic eye. When most people walk…

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Our Stories: An EK and AHS Graphic Design Collaboration Project
June 3, 2022

Our Stories: An EK and AHS Graphic Design Collaboration Project

Our Stories is a collaboration project where Early Kindergarten (EK) classes at Northwood Preschool Center provided drawings and writing prompts for graphic design students at…

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Scratch Pad
May 25, 2022

Scratch Pad

Founded as a way to celebrate creative talent at Ames High School, Scratch Pad has been a part of AHS history since 1962. Previously a…

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Edwards Elementary Chess Club
May 23, 2022

Edwards Elementary Chess Club

Every Tuesday and Thursday, sometimes as early as 12:10, a line begins forming outside a room at Edwards Elementary. Anxious students duck in and out,…

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Quinn’s Qloset Helps Ames Students
April 8, 2022

Quinn’s Qloset Helps Ames Students

When Ames Community School District parent, Cassie Bexten, saw a need in her community to provide clothing items for Ames’ littlest learners, she jumped into…

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Paying it Forward with Project Jack
April 7, 2022

Paying it Forward with Project Jack

Fellows Elementary 4th-grade students in Holly Ann Carter’s class paid it forward in March as part of their participation in Project Jack.  The Iowa Association…

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Money Unit at Edwards Elementary
March 31, 2022

Money Unit at Edwards Elementary

Edwards Elementary 2nd graders celebrated the end of their “Money Unit” by being able to apply some of the skills they learned. The four 2nd…

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Remembering Ames High: The Tunnel
March 3, 2022

Remembering Ames High: The Tunnel

The Ames High tunnel leading from the gymnasium to the football stadium is one of the many unique oddities that the alumni of AHS remember…

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BSAC Toy Drive Success
February 28, 2022

BSAC Toy Drive Success

Giving back to the community is on the minds of many, especially during the holiday season. One Ames High club is not only placing this…

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