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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.




Next Live School Board Broadcast 
Monday August 26, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

ACSD logo View the latest Board Meeting 
Broadcast on YouTube Live 

Board Meetings of August 19, 2019 

Airs @ 6:30 pm
MediaCom Cable
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“Amazing Grace Lemonade Race.”


A Short documentary film.  Last year, we followed Ames Middle School student (now an incoming freshman), Grace McCunn, as she fundraised for Blank Children’s Hospital. The film was honored to be involved in 6 film festivals this year across the country. Grace is hosting her third annual 5K race on July 27 at Ada Hayden with more on their Facebook page



MediaCom Cable

Airs at 
7 :46 am 
1:50 pm 
4:35 pm 
8:55 pm
10:45 pm 


AHS Shout 

May 2019 – News and Student Interest produced by
Ames High School Students.



MediaCom Cable

Airs @ 11:51 am 
1:00 pm 
:15  pm – 6:11 pm
     6:52 pm – 9:03 pm

Watch it on YouTube 



Elementary Quiz Bowl Finals 
Quiz bowl graphic

Sponsored By AHS Student Quiz Bowl Club
&  Extented Learning Program  



MediaCom Cable

Airs @
9:34 am 
7:35 PM 


Ames High Spring Band Concert 

AHS Spring Band

Features: Spring Jazz Band / Freshaman Band / Symphonic Band 
                     Directed By Andrew Buttermore 
                     Concert Band / Wind Symphony
                     Directed by Chris Ewan 



MediaCom Cable
Airs @  11:32 pm 

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Recorded April. 2019 


Author and Journalist Monica Hesse

Discusses Her Writing Process at Ames High
introduction by Tanvi Rastogi
Teen Librarian | Ames Public Library



MediaCom cable 

Airs @  5:10 pm 


Adam Carroll 
 “How Ordinary Students Get Extrodinary Money for School” 

Author of “Winning the Money Game” , Documentary Film “Broke Busted and Disgusted ” and  Guest Speaker at TedX London.

Adam spoke to students at  Ames High School Career Day 2018.

For more information Visit



MediaCom Cable
Airs at 3:21 pm 



“How to Plan for College 2019-20”

Iowa College Access Network
  College Financial Aid 
and Filling Out the FAFSA 

with Erich Danielson



MediaCom Cable Airs @    2:10 PM 

 Dr. Clay Cook 

The Why : Intergration of a Continuim of Social , Emotional and Behavioral Supports. 
Dr. Clay Cook is the John and Nancy Peyton Faculty Fellow in Child and Adolescent Wellbeing at the University of Minnesota and Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program






Lyndsey Fennelly Keynote Speaker Mental Health Conference at Ames High.

She spoke about her personal struggles for the first time in public in a riveting and inspirational talk. Her mission is the raise the awareness, break the stigma. November 15, 2018

MediaCom Cable Airs @   1:32 pm  AHSlogoSM             


 Watch it Now       YouTube


Ames High Holiday Band Concert 

    Features : Percusion Techniques , Freshman Band, Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Wind Symphony. Directed by Chris Ewan, Andrew Buttermore and Peter Thompson. 

Recorded Dec. 17, 2018 



MediaCom Cable
Airs @   10:32 am 

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Ames High School Orchestra 
Fall Festival 2018 


    Directed by  Mary Kay Polashek – Recorded on Nov. 1, 2018 


Airs @
 6:31 AM 



DMACC Career Academy 

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

 Airs @ 8:37 am 

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. 


Watch it Now
On YouTube   

Online Multi Occupational Curriculum 
Life Skills Guest Lecture Series

Local Leaders
whose participation helps support our Public Access Channel

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

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Media Communications Specialist 

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