AP EXAM REGISTRATION
Registration for AP exams will begin on Monday February 20 and will run through March 6.  The cost per exam is $93.  Preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School. Late registration will not be accepted. Once the tests are ordered from College Board, there will be no refunds.

7 AHS NATIONAL MERIT FINALISTS
Congratulations to the following Ames High seniors for being named finalists in the 2017 competition for National Merit Scholarships: Marlene Dorneich-Hayes, Morgen Feeley, Neta Friedberg, Jana Kim, Divyesh Kumar, Eric Steyer, and Maria Werner-Anderson.

WINTER CHORAL CONCERT
The Ames High School Choral Music Department will present their annual Winter Concert at 7:30 PM Monday, February 20th, in the high school auditorium. The concert will feature the Freshmen Chorus, Concert Choir and Concert Chorale. The choirs are under the direction of Steven Linn and Peggy Dieter. Admission is $3.00 for students, $5.00 for adults and $10.00 maximum for family. There will be a short reception in the cafeteria following the concert.

BOYS SWIM
Congratulations to the Boys Swimming team for their 6th place finish on Saturday. The 200 Medley Relay team of Ethan Johnson, Dalton Lillibridge, Misho Mahrous and Peter Matthews placed 3rd with an All-American time. Dalton Lillibridge won the 100 Breaststroke being the first Ames High male swimmer to win this event in school history. Dalton also had a 1st Team All-State performance with his 3rd place finish in the 200 Individual Medley. Ethan Johnson grabbed a podium spot in the 100 Backstroke placing 6th. Thank you to all of the parents and students who were in attendance on Saturday and congratulations to the boys swim team.

AHS BLOOD DRIVE
The Ames High Senior Senate will hold its semi-annual blood drive on Friday, February 24 from 8:00 AM-2:00 PM. Pre-registration will be Thursday, February 16 through Thursday, February 23 in the front lobby of the school. Parents and community members are welcome to donate by signing up online at bloodcenterofiowa.org. Did you know that one-pint of blood can save up to three lives? Just think how many lives we can save!!

DANCE MARATHON
Dance Marathon is February 25th at 8:00 PM. Last year we raised almost $12,000 for the kids! This year we are hoping to raise $15,000. Please consider donating. All proceeds go to Iowa Children’s Miracle Network Hospital which supports children who are battling life threatening illnesses. To donate, click on the link below, click “donate to this event”, then click on the blue strip under the search bar that says “Click here to support Ames High Dance Marathon”. Thank You! #ForTheKids http://events.dancemarathon.com/event/ahsdm

LITTLE CYCLONE HOCKEY
Friday, February 17
    Ames Little Cyclones vs DSM Capitals – Senior Night
    JV 6:45 PM Varsity 8:45 PM

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
Friday, February 17
    Boys Basketball: 9/10/V @ Fort Dodge 4:45/6:00/7:45 PM

Saturday, February 18
    Girls Basketball: V vs Ankeny Regional Semi Final 7:00 PM

Monday, February 20
    Winter Choral Concert – AHS Auditorium 7:30 PM

Tuesday, February 21
    Band Solo & Ensemble Prelim Contest 4:00 PM

Thursday, February 23
    Solo & Duet Prelims 7:00 AM

Friday, February 24
    Blood Drive 8:00 AM-2:00 PM
    Boys Basketball: V Substate Semi Final 7:00 PM

Saturday, February 25
    Dance Marathon 8:00 PM