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Midnight Madness director to retire  Ames Tribune

After 33 years, Captain Midnight is hanging up his running shoes.Captain Midnight, whose real name is Roman Lynch, has been the race director for the annual ...



Ames High ranked best in Iowa  Ames Tribune

Ames High School was ranked the best high school in the state, according to a 2019 U.S. News Best High School Ratings report.U.S. News' report, released ...



Groundbreaking ceremony kicks off phase one for new Ames High School  Ames Tribune

Officials broke ground for the new Ames High School building on Monday evening during a ceremony that marked the beginning of phase one for the $137 ...



Community forum addresses Ames high school project process and progress  Ames Tribune

The Ames Community School District held a community forum Thursday evening to present an update and answer questions on the new high school ...



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 Project: A look into the design documents  Ames Tribune

Here's what you need to know about what to expect moving forward with the new Ames High School project after the school board approved its design Monday ...



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 ...



Ames High School quiz bowl students competing in Atlanta  Ames Tribune

Ames High School students will compete among the nation's top quiz bowl teams at the High School National Championship Tournament in Atlanta this ...



Ames High School graduating senior Iluda Ko looking forward to Sundays ceremony  Ames Tribune

Ames High School's graduating seniors will cross the stage and receive their diplomas Sunday afternoon as parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and friends ...



Little Cyclone Class of 2019  Ames Tribune

Ames High School graduates celebrate after receiving their diplomas during the school's 2019 graduation ceremony at Hilton Coliseum on Sunday in Ames.



Spence Evans resigns as high school principal  Ames Tribune

Ames High School Principal Spence Evans announced Tuesday that he is resigning from his position to take a job with the Tipton school district in eastern Iowa.



Ames Community School District recognizes 16 retiring staff members  Ames Tribune

The Ames Community School District recognized 16 educators who are retiring from the district during a board meeting on Monday.Board President Alisa ...



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 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 ...



Ames High students walk out in silent protest against climate change  Ames Tribune

Approximately 60 Ames High School students skipped class on Wednesday morning to silently support efforts to combat climate change.Inspired by Greta ...



Ames community prepares for arrival of hate group  Iowa State Daily

UPDATE: Ames Police said in a meeting at the Wesley Center on Sunday there will be no parking for protesters at Ames High School, but North Minister has ...



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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.



Ames man pleads guilty to taking electronics from school district; case for harassing AHS Principal dismissed  Ames Tribune

An Ames man has pleaded guilty to charges he stole electronic devices belonging to Ames Community School District, while his case for harassing Ames High ...



Providence Diocese's full list of credibly accused clergy, with assignments  The Providence Journal

CREDIBLY ACCUSED CLERGY - LIVING Joseph Abbruzzese -Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, North Providence, 1990-1991 -St. Francis de ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



Community supports students during Westboro protests  Ames Tribune

Members of the Westboro Baptist Church made their first appearance in Ames in nearly a decade Monday morning and came equipped with signs inscribed with ...



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 ...



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 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 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 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 ...



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 ...



Barnes Books  Ames Tribune

Former Ames High School standout and power forward with the NBA's Sacramento Kings returned home Saturday to help promote reading, a cause he says is ...



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.



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 ...



Community reacts with support to upcoming Westboro Church protest  Ames Tribune

Westboro Baptist Church, a church group infamous for their inflammatory language toward the LGBTQ+ and various religious communities has planned a visit to ...



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 ...



Boys' tennis: Ames' David Kim, Nate Wilson uses chaotic technique in doubles win  Ames Tribune

It looks a little odd at first. That's the point. The Ames High boys' tennis team, and doubles partners David Kim and Nate Wilson in particular, know to win in tennis ...



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 ...



Ames Proposed Healthy Life Center Informational Meetings Begin  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- This week kicks off informational meetings on the $49 million Healthy Life Center proposed to be built in Ames. The center has been on the ...



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 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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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, ...



Girls track and field: Ames shuttle hurdle relay runs state-low time  Ames Tribune

Tuesday night was the night Ames senior Aisha Conteh became a three-stepper. It wasn't a dance step, or a how-to guide, but rather, her strides in the ...



Ames students given extra security after anonymous school threat  KCCI Des Moines

Authorities assigned additional police officers at Ames High School on Monday following a reported threat to students. The Ames Police Department said the ...



$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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Schropp’s Cabinetry & Woodworking closing after almost 40 years  Ames Tribune

Mike Schropp officially opened his business, Schropp's Cabinetry & Woodworking in 1981, and after almost 40 years, he is closing up shop.Schropp, 74, first ...



Ames May See New High School  WHO TV Des Moines

AMES, Iowa -- The Ames School District is considering a new high school to replace the current building. According to the Ames Tribune, the school board ...



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 ...



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 ...



Suicide's Stigma: How survivors address suicide - News  Ames Tribune

It was a chance encounter. On Nov. 8, 2017, at an Ames Walmart, Joanie Perry set out to accomplish her weekly goal of performing a random act of kindness.



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 ...



Girls soccer: Little Cyclones run past Bulldogs | Sports  Ottumwacourier

OTTUMWA — Whenever the Ottumwa High School girls soccer team has run into a team that has overmatched it, speed and quick passes have usually been the ...



Freshman Tamin Lispey 'knows he can play with those guys' at USA Basketball camp  USA TODAY High School Sports

Tamin Lipsey was invited to the USA Basketball Junior National Team training camp at the Final Four in Minneapolis.



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 ...



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, ...



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.



Save the Date: $29 million bond vote for Healthy Life Center set for Sept. 10  Ames Tribune

After a clearing a few legislative hurdles and addressing some dotted I's and crossed T's, the Ames City Council approved a Sept. 10 date to hold a $29 million ...



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 ...



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 ...



From the courts - News  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 ...



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 ...



Ames tap water rated best in Iowa for second year in a row  Iowa State Daily

Ames tap water. Those three words illicit emotion for many in Ames who argue it is the best water in Iowa, and now there is some proof to back it up. For the ...



Three Follow-Up Comments About the Ames High School Band Protest  Caffeinated Thoughts

Shane Vander Hart offers three follow-up comments to his previous article about 13 members of Ames High School Marching Band protesting the National ...



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 ...



Work to begin on new AHS tennis courts  Ames Tribune

With a temporary fence in place and personnel beginning to arrive on site, preparations are underway for construction to begin on a new set of high school ...



Informational meeting provides glimpse into the proposed Healthy Life Center  Ames Tribune

Prior to attending an informational meeting about the proposed Healthy Life Center on Monday evening, Paul Burja of Ames was not convinced.“I thought maybe ...



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.



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 High School graduation set for Sunday - News  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 ...



Area athletes sign letters of intent  Ames Tribune

SIGNING DAYArea preps sign letters of intentMany area high school athletes signed national letters of intent on Wednesday to continue their athletic careers on ...



Head of the class  Ames Tribune

The rules of the fierce food competition that unfolded in room 35 of Ames High School Tuesday afternoon were simple: water was allowed, ranch or Caesar ...



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 ...



Ames High School: 125 Students Out Sick  whotv.com

AMES, Iowa- On Wednesday Ames High had 125 students out sick. Over 1300 students attend the school, so that's not quite 10 per cent of the student body.



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 ...



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?



Ames Community School District faculty kick-off year at Monday awards breakfast  Ames Tribune

Faces old and new gathered at the Ames Middle School Monday morning for the Ames Community School District All-Staff Breakfast Kick-off.The two-hour event ...



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 ...



Legg to retire after 53 years involved in high school athletics  Ames Tribune

Along each stop of Bud Legg's expansive career, he's had someone there to recognize a talent and encourage him to pursue it. Legg, a fixture in Iowa high ...



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 ...



Student of the Month Ames High senior Rachel Kim  Ames Tribune

Rachel Kim considers research as something that's fun to do in her downtime, speaks three languages fluently, has garnered a list of academic awards longer ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Ames students earn top awards at science, engineering fair  Ames Tribune

Four Ames High School students and one Ames Middle School student earned rankings and awards for the projects they presented at the seventh annual ...



Its been a great journey  Ames Tribune

Ames Superintendent Dr. Tim Taylor has been called a leader, an institution and the Tom Selleck of administrators by his colleagues. But by next June, he will ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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