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Midterm elections in Iowa are on Tuesday, November 8. Voters will have the opportunity to vote for governor as well as House and Senate candidates on the state and national level.

Awareness behind it all

Natalie Jasso and Kaylie Brandhorst  November 7, 2022

Ankeny High School students admit to being unaware to policies, laws, bills, and the educational stake in the upcoming midterm elections in Iowa.  Midterm elections are just around the corner on Nov....

The topics of school mask mandates and vaccines has been widely polarizing as schools across the country open up for in-person learning. On Dec. 7, the Ankeny School Board voted to discontinue the mask mandate for the Ankeny Community School District beginning Dec. 8. “It’s everyones choice; they arent saying you can’t wear a mask. They’re just saying for the people who don’t want to, then they arent forced to, which I’m not big into, but I literally got vaccinated for a reason,” junior Sharice Mamuya said.

The fate of mask mandates, vaccines, and the lawsuit that changed Iowa

Dominic Luna, Social Planner December 15, 2021

As of Dec. 8, masks have become optional to staff and students in the Ankeny  Community School District (ACSD). This decision was determined by a 4-3 vote made by the ACSD School Board on Dec. 7. The...

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