2017-2018 YEARBOOKS

The 2017-2018 yearbooks are here! Yearbooks will be available to pick up on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of next week in the main lobby before school, during both lunches, and after school. If you did not purchase one yet, there are still books available to purchase for $55. Cash or check is accepted. 


Sign-up for the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) test September 4th – 7th with Mrs. Evans in Student Services. Cost for the test is $16, checks only please, made payable to Ames High School. Juniors are reminded that this is the qualifying test for National Merit. The test will be given at Ames High on Wednesday, October 10th. NOTE: THIS TEST WILL BEGIN AT 8:30 AM (45 MINUTES BEFORE WEDNESDAY’S 1ST PERIOD). ‪Top sophomores are encouraged to take the test as a practice for next year. Junior year is when the test counts concerning National Merit.‬


The last day to drop an extra class without consequences is Wednesday, September 12th. Please contact your counselor in student services.


Mark your calendar for the week of Sept. 10-14 for Homecoming 2018 “Beach Bash”.  Monday’s Parade downtown at 6:30 PM will kick off the week. Watch for more details in next Friday’s email.


The following college representative will be in Student Services. See Mrs. Evans if you need a pass to visit with this representative.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

Vanderbilt Univ. at 1:00 PM



Friday, August 31

FB V at Fort Dodge 7 PM  

Saturday, Sept. 1

FB-10 at Fort Dodge 9 AM

Monday, September 3

Labor Day: No Classes

Tuesday, September 4

AHS Band All-State Prelims

BGolf-JV vs Ankeny Centennial 1 PM

Volleyball-9A/10 at DSM East 4:45 PM

Volleyball-9B/JV at DSM East 5:45 PM

Volleyball-V at DSM East 7:30 PM

Wednesday, September 5

Boys Golf: V at Ankeny Invite 9:00 AM

Thursday, September 6

B/G CC-JV/V at Marshalltown 4:30 PM

FB-9 at Iowa City White 6:00 PM

Friday, September 7

FB-10/V at Iowa City High White 4:45/7:30 PM

Saturday, September 8

Volleyball-9A/JV  ADM Invite 8:00 AM

Band at Pufferbilly Days Parade 8:00 AM

GSwim-V at Linn-Mar 12:30 PM