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Ames High Officials Admit Crowd Directed ‘Hurtful’ Chants at Des Moines North Players  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Ames High School officials are denying that its fans directed racist chants at opponents on Wednesday, but they do call the fans' actions ...



Ames High School will eliminate Family and Consumer Sciences programs  Ames Tribune

The Ames school district has announced the elimination of the family and consumer sciences program at the high school, and an addition of an agriculture class ...



Ames High School to Drop Family and Consumer Science Classes  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- The Ames Community School District has announced it will be offering agricultural career path courses, but due to this change, the district will no ...



Peterson: Fred Hoiberg says he misses the 'grind' of coaching  Des Moines Register

Former Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg said he will coach again, but at what level is still the great unanswered question.



Ames High School to Hold Class Monday Despite Anonymous Threat  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa--Ames High School officials posted a message online to families Sunday night notifying them of an anonymous threat to the school for Monday.



Interim leadership change made at Ames Middle School  Ames Tribune

A temporary change in leadership was made Thursday at Ames Middle School, but no additional details were being immediately released.In an email sent to ...



Ames Middle School principal replaced to 'improve culture'  Iowa State Daily

Ames Middle School Principal Dan Fox has been replaced in the wake of allegations by the public that he promoted a negative culture and environment for ...



Ames School Board approves resignation of Ames Middle School principal; new principal appointed  Ames Tribune

The Ames Community School Board approved the resignation of the Ames Middle School principal and the appointment of a new principal during a special ...



Here’s what you missed at the Ames School Board meeting  Ames Tribune

Here's what you need to know from this week's The Ames school board meeting. Rebranding update. District spokesman Eric Smidt spoke to the board ...



Ames Police, school district say high school is in no danger after online threat  Ames Tribune

Ames High School students went back to school Monday morning after an anonymous online threat was reported over the weekend.The Ames Police ...



Ames School Principal on Leave Over Concerns of Student-to-Student Bullying  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- An Ames middle school principal has been placed on leave after being accused of failing to act on reports of bullying at the school. Dan Fox was ...



District aims to improve culture at middle school  Ames Tribune

The change in leadership at Ames Middle School this week was an effort to improve the culture at the school, officials said in a statement to parents and staff on ...



Architects present revised high school plan during school board meeting  Ames Tribune

The Ames School Board saw a revised schematic design of the high school project during Monday's meeting.The project's architectural team, OPN, and high ...



Ames School District will host mental health conference  Ames Tribune

The Ames Community School District will hold a free mental health conference on Thursday with speakers, a resource fair and sessions for students and their ...



Ames High School presents 30th-annual Madrigal  Ames Tribune

A select group of Ames High School vocalists are preparing for the 30th-annual Madrigal Dinners, a production that is rich in tradition.With a royal Middle Ages ...



Suspended Ames Middle School principal to resign after parents raise bullying concerns  Des Moines Register

Ames Middle School will have a new principal next week.



Ames School Board held special meeting to decide enrollment of registered sex offender  Ames Tribune

The Ames school board on Friday approved the enrollment of a juvenile sex offender after meeting in closed session.Board members invited educational staff ...



Ames middle school principal suspended amid bullying concerns  KCCI Des Moines

Ames School District officials say concerns about student-to-student bullying have led to the suspension of the middle school principal in the middle of the year, ...



Ames School District, AHS ranked best in the state  Ames Tribune

The Ames Community School District and Ames High School both received top rankings in the state through a recently released report.Niche — a ...



Ames representatives tour facilities in preparation for new high school project  Ames Tribune

As part of the beginning stages of planning for a new Ames High School, district representatives spent time touring seven high schools this month to help see ...



Man pleads not guilty to harassing AHS principal  Ames Tribune

An Ames man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he harassed Ames High School Principal Spence Evans on Twitter, and for allegedly making false ...



LChaim!  Ames Tribune

Ames High School (AHS) students will perform “Fiddler on the Roof” the musical this weekend at the high school's auditorium. AHS drama director and teacher ...



Ames High’s Evans a finalist for Washington superintendent position  Ames Tribune

This story has been corrected to reflect that there are approximately 1436 students that attend Ames High School.Ames High School Principal Spence Evans is ...



New AHS project moving into schematic design phase  Ames Tribune

After several months of research and receiving feedback from students, staff, school district administrators and the community, the project to build a new Ames ...



Ames High’s Evans not selected for Washington superintendent position  Ames Tribune

After being named as one of two finalists for the superintendent's position in the Washington Community School District in southeast Iowa, Ames High School ...



New Ames superintendent ready to build community, reach students where they are  Ames Tribune

Education has always been in Jenny Risner's blood. The Washington state native grew up in a family of educators; her father was a principal and her mother a ...



Five former Little Cyclone stars to be inducted into Ames hall of fame  Ames Tribune

Ames High School will induct five former standout Little Cyclone athletes into the school's athletic hall of fame this week. Ben Cotton, Amy (Hamilton) Fouch, ...



Ames High Ditches School Colors To Honor Celia Barquin Arozamena  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- The Ames high little cyclones are proud to be orange and black but Friday night was different. "The student section chose to wear yellow. Yellow ...



$110 million Ames High School referendum vote to take place Tuesday  Iowa State Daily

The Ames Community School District vote on the $110 million high school bond referendum will be taking place Tuesday, April 3 and the vote will require 60 ...



Ames School Board meeting features a rebranding presentation for the district  Ames Tribune

The school board was introduced to a brand reassessment for Ames Schools during Monday night's meeting.Eric Smidt is Ames' director of school, community ...



Introducing the AHS Class of 2018  Ames Tribune

The 308 members of the Ames High School graduating class of 2018 received their diplomas during commencement Sunday at Hilton Coliseum as parents, ...



Lane, Carico chosen as new Ames administrators  Ames Tribune

This story has been corrected to reflect that Brian Carico most recently worked at the Newton Correctional Facility. Two new administrators will be joining the ...



Ames votes in favor of $110 million high school referendum  Iowa State Daily

The votes have been counted, and Ames residents have voted to approve the Ames bond referendum for a new high school.



$110 million Ames bond referendum passes by large margin  Ames Tribune

Ames voters overwhelmingly said yes to a $110 million bond issue Tuesday that will pay for construction of a new Ames High School and expand three of the ...



New AHS associate principal hopes to focus on student support, mental health  Ames Tribune

When Brian Carico was a student at the University of Northern Iowa, his high school baseball coach said something that changed the trajectory of his life forever.



All State Music Festival is Saturday at Hilton  Ames Tribune

It's one of the most challenging things for high school vocalists and musicians to achieve: acceptance into the All-State Music Festival. But it's a feat that several ...



Boys Basketball: Ames Tamin Lipsey earns ISU offer before even reaching high school  Ames Tribune

Iowa State has never seen Tamin Lipsey play a varsity basketball game. No one has, actually. That didn't stop the Cyclones from making him their first offered ...



New AHS group raising awareness of social justice  Ames Tribune

Since getting its start at the end of last year, one of Ames High School's newest student groups has started grassroots efforts to increase awareness about social ...



AHS ranked No. 1 high school in state  Ames Tribune

Ames High School was recently named the best public high school in the state for a sixth time.For the past five years, Ames High has been ranked the No.



Inside the humble head and blue-chip potential of Ames PG Tamin Lipsey  USA TODAY High School Sports

Ames 2022 star Tamin Lipsey has already received attention from schools like North Carolina and Iowa State. It started with a pogo stick.



Who is Tamin Lipsey, the 14-year-old with an Iowa State offer?  Iowa State Daily

Tamin Lipsey is 14, plays three sports, and already has a scholarship offer from Iowa State. How high can he climb?



Fellows principal Schrauth wins top Woodin Award  Ames Tribune

Teachers from each of the Ames school district's buildings were awarded for their efforts in the classroom during the annual Dan Woodin Excellence in ...



Planning continues for new Ames High School tennis courts  Ames Tribune

The Ames School Board approved an agreement earlier this week with Haila Architecture for $95000 in architectural services for a project to build a new set of ...



Farewell for now  Ames Tribune

The last year has brought with it announcements of many long-term fixtures within the Ames Community School District moving on to tackle different adventures, ...



Second Ames superintendent finalist visits district  Ames Tribune

The scattered snow and ice showers throughout Wednesday didn't keep dozens of community members from packing the Ames school district office in the ...



Risner chosen as Ames’ next superintendent despite split vote  Ames Tribune

This version of the story corrects the location of Jenny Risner's current school district location from Ocean Beach, Wash., to Long Beach, Wash. Emotions ran ...



From the courts  Ames Tribune

Ryan Edward RockRyan Edward Rock, 35, was found not guilty by a jury Wednesday on invasion of privacy charges after a week-long trial.Rock was previously ...



Wrestling takeaways: Elite Iowa prep wrestlers shine at Agony in Ames showcase  Des Moines Register

Some of Iowa's best prep wrestlers were in action on Saturday at the Agony in Ames.



Day of action  Ames Tribune

Nineteen years ago Friday, 12 students and a teacher lost their lives during a mass shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., and more than 20 ...



Ames Software Company Moves Closer to Adding Hundreds of Jobs  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- Ames software company Vertex is moving forward with a plan to add 300 jobs to the city, some of which could have salaries of $100000.



AHS alum experiencing life’s highs and lows at U.S. Naval Academy  Ames Tribune

When Molly Sanders was 17 and beginning to plan her future after graduation from Ames High School, she looked into her crystal ball and tried to think about ...



Ames groups and students make voices heard at Anti-Trafficking Day on the Hill  Ames Tribune

DES MOINES — A declaration against human trafficking and slavery in Iowa was made loud and clear at the Capitol Building Rotunda during Anti-Trafficking ...



10 applicants interested in vacant Ames School Board seat  Ames Tribune

In the search to find a new member of the Ames School Board to replace former member Rodney Briggs, who stepped down effective May 2, 10 applicants have ...



Getting high at Ames High  Ames Tribune

Junior Liam Struck is a riveting conversationalist, sociable and lively. He is well-known for his outgoing nature and he is a strong student in multiple AP classes.



Iowa native Molly Sanders' role at Naval Academy shifts from hoops to hero  Des Moines Register

AMES, Ia. — Molly Sanders stepped onto the football field in her U.S. Naval Academy uniform, leading a procession of 4,400 midshipmen into Navy-Marine ...



Ames staff members honored for 25 years of service  Ames Tribune

Some of Ames' most permanent fixtures in the classroom and beyond were honored for their time spent with the school district this week.During a ...



Ames Committee Recommends Constructing a New High School Building  whotv.com

AMES, Iowa -- A citizen advisory group for the Ames Community School District has recommended moving forward with possible construction of a new high ...



Iowa high school band members walk off football field before playing of national anthem  DesMoinesRegister.com

Members of Ames High's marching band walked off the field before the national anthem in protest at Friday's football game against Des Moines Lincoln.



Police investigating racially charged message left in school locker room  KCCI Des Moines

Ames Community School District spokesperson Eric Smidt said the district, its schools and its students are safe.



By the numbers  Ames Tribune

The 2017 Condition of Education Report (COE) —produced by the Iowa Department of Education (DOE) — was recently released, containing the most current ...



Ames High seniors at forefront of local youth movement against climate change  Ames Tribune

Ames High School seniors Chiara Travesset and Lucas Bleyle are making their voices heard in what they consider the most pressing issue of their lifetime ...



Petition Calling for Ames Community School District to Cut Ties With Durham Busing Service  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- Durham School Services is once again accuse of putting children's lives in danger. A new petition is now making its way through the community, ...



Ross preparing for move to Webster City  Ames Tribune

After 16 years with the Ames Community School District, Associate Superintendent Mandy Ross is finishing up her final weeks in the role before moving on to ...



Boys tennis: Ames knocks off Ankeny  Ames Tribune

The Ames boys' tennis team bounced Ankeny, 7-4, on Monday, though the Little Cyclones thought the match could have gone better. The Little Cyclones were ...



NOEL the Musical Created by Two Men Living in Ames  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa-The new production called NOEL the Musical will open Friday night at Stephens Auditorium. NOEL is on a tour of the Midwest, 20 cities, including ...



Colleagues remember local district court Judge Finn  Ames Tribune

District Court Judge Timothy James Finn was being remembered Thursday as a no-nonsense tough guy on the bench who was kind and generous in his ...



Presence of homeless in Ames often overlooked  Ames Tribune

Ames is often seen as an affluent community because of Iowa State University and its array of wealthy, suburban neighborhoods. It is because of these factors ...



School officials address band member protest  Ames Tribune

The Ames school district faced an ongoing flow of comments, concerns and complaints over the weekend into Monday after multiple students in the high school ...



Dangerously cold weather expected in Ames through Thursday  Iowa State Daily

A potentially record-setting cold front is set to hit Ames and the rest of Iowa throughout the week.



iPhone Dropped From Airplane-Found With No Damage in Ames  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa- Tuesday was an eventful day for Sarvinder Naberhaus, of Ames. Any day you lose your cellphone can be a challenge. Naberhaus, and her friend, ...



Mens Basketball: Former Ames standout pursuing amazing opportunity as Cyclone walk-on  Ames Tribune

WEST DES MOINES — It was sometime late in the winter that Iowa State women's basketball associate head coach Jodi Steyer detected something different ...



Peterson: From Little Cyclone to Big Cyclone — the Colin Newell story  Des Moines Register

Freshman Colin Newell has played so well, that he's enabled ISU's starting center to switch positions.



U.S. News: 14 Iowa high schools rank nationally as best in country  Des Moines Register

U.S. News & World Report nationally ranked 14 Iowa high schools and recognized 104 Iowa schools out of 20500 public high schools in the nation.



Early voting available in the MU this week  Iowa State Daily

Students can cast their votes for the midterm elections nearly two weeks ahead of time at the Memorial Union. Typically, early votes can only be cast at a ...



Long-time dance studio owner retiring after 37 years in Ames  Ames Tribune

The first week of June has been a hectic time for Beth Clarke for nearly 40 years. As the owner and artistic director of the Beth Clarke and Nicole Romey Studio ...



Ames High teacher named finalist for state Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science  Ames Tribune

In his 12 years of teaching science at Ames High School, Mike Todd said he has always tried to ensure that his students left as better people than when they ...



Peterson: Even at an NBA exhibition game, Hilton Coliseum was abuzz with excitement over Brock Purdy's performance  Des Moines Register

AMES, Ia. — The Timberwolves and Bucks were warming up inside Hilton Coliseum Sunday night when someone asked about something way beyond the first ...



Ames educator named Iowa Teacher of the Year  Ames Tribune

Hundreds of Ames High School students, staff and members of district administration crowded into the school gymnasium Wednesday afternoon to see one of ...



New Focus: ‘Ames Downtown’ Launched on Main Street  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa- Main Street here is evolving into a new identity. Over the years it's signs have said it's the Ames Cultural District, or Historic Ames Downtown.



Underground tunnel another Ames High oddity  Ames Tribune

As each person in Gerry Peters' Ames High School tour stuck their head around the corner, the remarks were mostly similar.“Oh my,” one person said. “Oh wow ...



Iowa State Community Mourns Murdered Student-Athlete  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State University community is mourning the loss of a student and former standout golfer. Twenty-two-year-old Celia Barquin ...



Ames Officers Glad See Something, Say Something Is Keeping Them Busy  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- Tuesday evening around 6:40 pm, while grocery store shopping at an Ames Hy-Vee, sophomore Iowa State University student Kennedy Eitmann ...



Wrestling: Iowa State rolls over SIUE at Stephens Auditorium for season-opening win  Des Moines Register

AMES, Ia. — Prior to Sunday's dual, Iowa State wrestling coach Kevin Dresser talked to his team about expectations. Dresser believes his team can be good this ...



Girls basketball: Gilbert rides up-tempo pace in victory  Ames Tribune

GILBERT — Gilbert girls' basketball head coach Mike Frisk loves his teams to play tough and fast — a combination of pressure defense and a high-paced, ...



Dallas Maverick Harrison Barnes Visits Ames to Support Reading and Basketball  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- Harrison Barnes, former Ames High School standout basketball player and current member of the Dallas Mavericks, is back home for a few days.



Smithsonian Exhibit Opening in Ames  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa- In order to visit the Smithsonian Institute, most need to visit Washington DC but now the Smithsonian is coming to Iowa. “Hometown Teams: How ...



It’s a Merry Tuba Christmas in Ames  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- It's an annual tradition here, Merry Tuba Christmas. For nine years, Ames has welcomed this gathering of low brass instruments, performing ...



Ames Equestrian Therapy Organization Lands New Home  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa- One Heart Equestrian Therapy has opened a new home north of Ames. The Non-Profit organization has purchased a former horse stable at 2710 ...



Ames City Council Works on Rental Cap and Lincolnway Change Approved  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa- The Ames City Council continued work on an ordinance which would limit rental properties to 25% in some Ames neighborhoods. The council ...



Mental health key in keeping students safe from violence, experts say  KCCI Des Moines

A recent string of gun-related incidents at central Iowa schools has some parents on high alert. Ames High School saw extra police and heightened security ...



Ames Economy Humming Along- With One Concern  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa- The Ames Economy is continuing to move forward at a brisk pace. At the Ames Economic Outlook Breakfast on Tuesday, The Ames Chamber of ...



Ames outlasts 'Cats, 21-13  Marshalltown Times Republican

AMES — The good news is that Marshalltown head coach Adam Goodvin characterizes everything that went wrong for the Bobcats as “simple mistakes.



Ames High School graduation set for Sunday  Ames Tribune

The list of students expected to graduate from Ames High School on Sunday includes several national merit finalists as well a senior who has been recognized ...



Ames Couple Opens Raspberry Hill as a Rustic Escape Near Ames  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa- Brad and Gina Perkins were looking to start a small business, so they could spend more time together, with their kids. They were looking for ...



Preparations in full swing for annual AHS Madrigal Dinner  Ames Tribune

Northminster Presbyterian Church in Ames will be transformed into a scene out of a banquet hall during the Middle Ages as part of Ames High School's 29th ...



AHS musical takes the stage this weekend  Ames Tribune

A group of teenagers, a soon-to-be demolished theater, a former child actress and her demanding mother, an angry Southern playwright and a loosely put ...



Speed, mental strength helps 15-year-old Tamin Lipsey on court  USA TODAY High School Sports

Tamin Lipsey, an Iowan track and basketball star, said his passing ability comes from mental strength and desire to get teammates involved.



Girls Soccer: Ames drills intensity, dominates Mason City  Ames Tribune

Pressure, intensity and connectivity are the cornerstones of the Ames High girls' soccer team and the traits it tries to carry over night to night. The idea of ...



Ames Residents Clean Up the Mess Flash Flooding Left Behind  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- Residents said they were not expecting to wake up to flooded roads, leaving some people stranded. “It was completely unexpected for me ...



Rich Higgins named as new Ames Fire Chief  Iowa State Daily

Interim Fire Chief Rich Higgins has been named the next Ames Fire Chief.



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