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Educational Public Access Television

 The Ames Community School District’s public access channel informs the community and promotes the District’s mission through broadcasts of public meetings, instructional activities and District-sponsored activities and events.

Tune to Channel 7 / 85 for MediaCom Digital Boxes
or 121.7 for TVs with built in Digital Tuners.

Programming Description


Next Live School Board Broadcast
Monday, June 4, 2018  at 6:30 p.m.

 View the latest Board Meeting 
Broadcast on YouTube Live Beta 

May 21, 2018 School Board Meeting@ 6:30 pm
MediaCom Cable
Watch it Now

Elementary Quiz Bowl 

Finals, Semi Finals Rounds.
Sponsored by Ames High School ELP Students

Quiz Bowl Ch 7 Airs at 4:41 pm 

Ames High School Awards Video 2017-18 


Airs  @ 5:31 pm

Watch it on YouTube 

Ames High School Band 
Spring Concert 

Percussion Techniques, Freshman Band, Symphonic Band, 
Concert Band & Wind Symphony 
Recorded May , 2018 

Directed by
Chris Ewan
Andrew Buttermore

 9:37 pm 

AHS Shout 

News and Student Interest produced by
Ames High School Students.

AHS Shout 
May 2018

Shout logo Watch it on YouTube 

The Impact of Teacher Leaders

Created by Ames High Business Engagement Collaborative students Katelin Edwardson and Peter Woodruff, this video highlights the different impacts of teacher leadership through the different teacher leader roles.


Airs  @ 6:15 am
6:21 pm & 11:05 pm 

Watch it Now
On YouTube   

Iowa State Speech Association
Ames HIgh School Students : 
Tiffany Rong, Storytelling 
April Wigdahl, After Dinner Speech
Elena Andrews, Poetry

IHSSpeech YoutubeAirs @ 5:45 pm 

Novelist Mindy McGinnis 
Presented by the Iowa State Bookstore 

& AHS English Department – April 2018
Mindy McGinnis Online 

WIll Return 

Ames HIgh Recording Studio 
Ames Students Musical Performances 

Recorded Live in AHS Multipurpose Room 
March 2017 

12:00 noon .AHSlogoSM

John Kinley
Story County Consortium Director  
Des Moines Area Community College 
Career Academy Opportunities at Ames Hunziker Center 
  An Ames High Learning Lunch 

 Airs at :
2:45 pm 
4:01: pm 

Studying Aboard
Guest Speaker Madi Buckley 
ISU Graduate  and English Teacher in Spain
Ames High World Langauage Department 
Instructor Stacey Dobernecker 

12:24 pm 

Ames High School Orchestra Concert
October 24, 2017 
Instructor & Conductor MaryKay Polashek


9:33 am  & 11:18 pm


 Edward -Meeker & Sawyer Elementary
 Combined Band Concert 
 Directed By Paul Tallman 

“How to Plan for College 2017-18”

Iowa College Access Network
and Ames High School Financial Aid Night
with Erich Danielson

ICAN logoWatch it Now
On YouTube   

A Brief History of Ames High
A quick history lesson in high schools in the Ames Community School District dating back to 1880. New buildings include those built in 1880, 1911, 1937, and 1961. 


YoutubeWatch it Now
On YouTube   

Iowa Department of Education
Teacher of the Year Award 
Ames High School – Aileen Sullivan 


 YoutubeWatch it Now
On YouTube  

AHS English Department 
Michelle Hoover  (Author )
AHS Alum, Novelist and Writing Professor at Brandeis University

Airs @ 1:28 pm 

Marisa Dahl  Hartland AEA Instructional Technology 
Ames High School  ELP Freshman Seminar 
Internet Searches and Resources for Educational Writing
Instructors Julie Skaar  & Nicole Kuhns 

Airs @ 7:56 am 

Ames High School Choral Concert 
April 26 2016 
Directors Steve Linn , Peggy Dieter
Mike Walag Accompanist

AHS Chorus

Preparing LifeLong Learners
Our Education Plan

Watch on YouTube

 Education plan 2014
Multi Occupational Curriculum  
Life Skills Guest Lecture Series
Topics include:

  • Financial Literacy for Everyday Life,
  • Job Interviewing Skills,
  • Entrepreneurship,
  • Filing your taxes,
  • Establishing Credit & Buying a Car
  • Renting an Apartment &  Insurance Coverage,
  • Pathways to Career pursuits, and more.
Local Leaders
whose participation helps support our Public Access Channel

Dr. Anthony Jones 
Director of Student Services
Ames Community School District 
The Gift of Networking 

Airs @  2:05 pm

Officer Nick Shieffer 
School Resource Officer 
Careers in Law Enforcement 

Airs @ 8:40 am 

Lisa Negus 
Director of Human Resources 
Ames Community School District 
Job Seeking 

Airs @ 10:55 am  
Going Places  – Technology Career Path
Josh Betram
Sr Software Engineer at Rockwell Collins
Working Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Watch it Online 


Ben Schmitt 
Being Prepared for New Career
Opportunities in Technology

Dwolla :  InfoSecurity/Security Risk Manager
Watch it Online 

College Info Geek. Com”
Thomas Frank

Entrepreneurial Start Up
Online You Tube Channel 
Cactus Jack Barringer
Entrepreneur, inventor, salesman, and CEO at Cactus Jack’s Marketing.
 Joel Rodgers
 Private Mortgage Banker – NMLSR ID 6560
  “Buying a Home” 
 Pat Brown 
 State Farm Insurance Agent 
 “Learning about Insurance” 
Ted Tedesco  
Former Mayor of Ames 
“The Benefits of Volunteering in your Community “  
Jennie Smith 
Entrepreneurship, Education , Experience   
Sales Manager for Kemin Crop Technologies 


Terry Stark 
Owning and Running a Franchise 
Owner Stam’s Chocolaterie


Julie Lentz 
Hunziker Property Management 
Renting Your First Apartment 


Kathy Wieland 
Job Seeking 
Director of Career Services
ISU College of Bussinesss  
Elizabeth Settles
College Options and Life

Student 2 + 2 College Program
DMACC / Iowa State University





Channel 7 Contact

Patrick Hall 

Media Communications Specialist 

District Video
Submission Form


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