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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, January 30 , 2018  at 6:30 p.m.

View the Jan 22, 2018 Board Meeting  

 Broadcast on YouTube Live Beta 

January 22 2018 School Board Meeting@ 6:30 pm
MediaCom Cable

 Watch it Now
On YouTube   

Ames HIgh Recording Studio 
Ames Students Musical Performances 
Recorded Live in AHS Multipurpose Room 
Dec. 2017 

7:37 p.m.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 :
7:52 am 
5:53: pm 
7:11 pm 

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

8:43 pm 

Ames High School Band 
Holiday Concert 
Percussion Techniques, Freshman Band, Symphonic Band, 
Concert Band & Wind Symphony 
Recorded December 18, 2017 

Directed by
Chris Ewan
Andrew Buttermore

    6:42 am & 11:50 pm 

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


12:02 pm  & 9:34 pm


 Edward -Meeker & Sawyer Elementary
 Combined Band Concert 
 Directed By Paul Tallman 
 2:41 pm  & 7:45 pm 
“How to Plan for College 2017-18”
Iowa College Access Network
and Ames High School Financial Aid Night
with Erich Danielson

Watch it on You Tube 

10:58 pm ICAN logo

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. 


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


Watch it Now
On YouTube  

 The Future of Ames High: 
An Overview of Wether to Build New, Renovate or Do Nothing 


Watch it Now
On YouTube   

How to Pay for a New High School
w/o Property Taxes Going Up


    Watch it Now on You Tube 



High School “Do Nothing” Plan Costs

    Watch it Now on You Tube 



Ames High School Recording Studio 
Ames High Students Music and Spoken word Performances 
Recorded October 2017 

3:20 pm  & 8:19 AHSlogoSM


AHS Shout 
News produced by
Ames High School Students.

Watch it on YouTube 

AHS Shout 
December  2017

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

1:20 pm & 4:20 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 


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 

8:56 am &
5:08 pm & 9:08 pm

Officer Nick Shieffer 
School Resource Officer 
Careers in Law Enforcement 

11:07 am 

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

2:00 pm  
David Tucker 
Great Western Bank
“Your Money , Credit and Banking  “

 8:58 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
2018  Elementary Quiz Bowl 
Finals, Semi Finals Rounds.
Sponsored by Ames High School ELP Students
  New Version
Coming This Spring 
Quiz Bowl Ch 7





Channel 7 Contact

Patrick Hall 

Media Communications Specialist 

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