ACT/ SAT PREP CLASS
Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this fall: Mr. Webb and Mrs. Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT Prep Class starting November 6th. The class will meet four Mondays for two hours each day (Monday, November 6, November, 13, November 20, and November 27). There will be a section that meets from 3:15 PM-5:15 PM and another that meets from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The cost is $35 (checks preferred), which is waived for students qualifying for the Federal Lunch Program.
Class size is limited to 25 students. Enrollment is on a first-come with registration fee, first served basis. Registration starts on Monday, October 16. (Please – no early birds. We will not have the available materials to sign you up with until Monday, Oct. 16th.) Registration forms are available in Student Services. Make your check out to Ames High School.
FALL CHORAL CONCERT
The AHS Choirs will present a Fall Choral Concert on Monday, October 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The Freshmen Chorus, Concert Choir, and Concert Chorale will each perform 3 pieces and will combine to conclude the concert as a massed choir . The Choirs are under the direction of Peggy Dieter and Sonia Johnson. Admission is $5 for Adults and $3 for Students with a family maximum of $10.
OPUS HONOR CHOIR FESTIVAL
Five 9th grade students were selected to participate in the 2017 Opus Honor Choir Festival on November 16 at C. Y. Stephens Auditorium. The following students were selected from nearly 3,000 auditions for 720 positions in 4 choirs. Congratulations to Jackson Bryant, Nicholas Tehan, Leah Tietjens, Lincoln VerSteegt, and Adam Wolf.
ISU INTERNSHIPS FOR SPRING SEMESTER
If your student is interested in an internship at Iowa State University, applications are now available for ISU internships for the spring semester. Have your student stop by the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar for more information. Applications are due November 2.
SOPHOMORE CLASS RING / JEWELRY PRESENTATION
A representative from Jostens handed out information to interested sophomores regarding class ring/jewelry ordering. A Jostens representative will return at AHS on Tuesday, Oct. 17 during both lunches to take orders. If your sophomore didn’t pick up a ring/jewelry information packet, there are more available in the main office.
WINTER CHEER TRYOUTS
Tryout Practices are:
Sunday, Oct. 15th from 2-4pm
Tuesday, Oct. 17th from 7-9pm
TRYOUTS are: Wednesday, Oct. 18th from 6-9AM (BEFORE SCHOOL)
Must attend at least one practice in order to tryout. All practices and tryouts are in the AHS Spirit Room.
Tryout packets can be collected from the Athletic Office – Email or call Dana Logan at firstname.lastname@example.org | 515-460-2007 if you would like a link to a printable version.
The following college representatives will be in Student Services. Please see Mrs. Evans in Student Services if you need a pass to visit with these college representatives.
Tuesday, Oct. 17 – 9:30 John Hopkins University
– 1:00 Grandview College
Thursday, Oct 19 – 1:00 – Wartburg College
ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
Friday Oct. 13
FB V vs Lincoln (HOF) 7:00 PM
Saturday Oct. 14
VB JV/V @ Johnston Invite – 8:30 AM – Johnston High School
Dive @ Marshalltown Diving Invitational 10:00 AM – Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA
Monday Oct. 16
FB JV @ Winterset 6:00 PM – Winterset High School
AHS Fall Choral Concert 7:30 PM – Ames High School
Tuesday Oct. 17
GSW JV/V CIC Dive @ Valley 5:00 PM – Valley High School
FB Banquet 6:00 PM – Ames High School Wednesday Oct. 18
VB V Regional QF TBA (all day)
Thursday Oct. 19
CC B/G District – Marshalltown 4:30 PM
GSW JV/V CIC @ Valley, 5:00 PM – Valley High School
FB 9 @ Dowling 6:00 PM – Dowling Catholic High School
FB 10 vs Dowling 6:00 PM – Ames High School Football Field
Friday Oct. 20
FB V @ Dowling 7:00 PM – Valley Stadium