“Next week May 7-11, is Teacher Appreciation Week.  We welcome you and your child to send notes or emails of thanks and appreciation to their teachers.”


Students taking AP tests are prohibited from having cell phones while testing. According to AP policy, AP exam grades will be cancelled for any student who uses a cell phone during an exam or on break. Students should check test locations posted outside of Student Services. Students also need to bring pencils and a black or blue pen.

Bill Horine Outdoor Writing Contest Winners

The Bill Horine Family and Story County Conservation are pleased to announce winners of the 2018 Bill Horine Outdoor Writing Contest for Youth.  Ames High Students placed in the top three spots with their stories about outdoor experiences.  The winners are:

1. Madeline Taylor won first place and $250 for “My Hidden Trail.”

2. Gretchen Webber won second place and $150 for “Lulu’s Purpose.” and…

3. Samantha Parsons won Third Place and $50 for “Mystery in the Water.”

Bill Horine was an avid outdoor writer and journalist in Story County and beyond. He was
devoted to educating the public, especially youth, about the importance of the outdoors,
conservation, and the environment. Student entries were from Ames, Nevada, and Gilbert schools. Synopses of the winning entries can be found on Facebook at Remembering W.E. “Bill” Horine.



Friday, May 4

Girls Track  JV/V @ Conference Meet – 4 PM – Waukee

Boys Track  JV/V vs Conference Meet 4 PM – Ames High

Girls Tennis JV/V @ Centennial 4PM – Prairie Ridge Sports Complex

Boys Soccer JV2/JV1/V @ Johnston 4:45 PM – Johnston Monday, May 7

Girls Golf: V @ Waukee Invite 10 AM – Lake Panorama National Golf Course

Girls Tennis  JV/V @ Waukee 4PM – Campbell Park


Tuesday, May 8

Girls Golf: JV/Vvs Centennial 2 PM – Veenker

Girls Tennis: JV/V vs Urbandale 4:00 PM – Ames High School

Girls Soccer JV2/JV1/V @ Centennial 4:45PM – Northview Middle

Boys Soccer: JV2/JV1/V vs Centennial 4:45 PM – Ames HigH

Wednesday, May 9

Boys Tennis V District TBD (all day)

AHS 8th Grade Orientation 7:00 PM – Ames High School

Thursday, May 10

Boys/Girls Track V District TBD  (all day) Girls Golf JV @ Johnston JV Invite 3:30 PM – Jester Park Golf Course

Girls Tennis JV/V @ North 4PM – North High School

Friday, May 11

Girls Golf  V @ FD Invite 10 AM – Fort Dodge Country Club

Girls Soccer V @ Norwalk 5:30 PM – Norwalk High School Boys Soccer V @ Norwalk 7 PM – Norwalk High School

Saturday, May 12

Girls Tennis V Regional – Team (all day) Boys Tennis V Substate (all day) Boys Soccer JV2 @ Ankeny Invite 8:30 AM – Ankeny High School