WINTER ASSEMBLY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
Schedule for Friday, February 10

Warning Bell                         0:05                                 7:45 AM
Period 1                                0:39          7:50 AM          8:29 AM
Period 2                                0:39          8:34 AM          9:13 AM
Period 3                                0:39          9:18 AM          9:57 AM
Period 4                                0:39        10:02 AM        10:41 AM
Period 5      1st Lunch           0:38        10:41 AM        11:19 AM
                        Class             0:39        11:19 AM        11:58 AM

                        Class             0:39        10:46 AM        11:25 AM
                   Last Lunch          0:38        11:25 AM       12:03 PM
Period 6                                 0:39        12:03 PM       12:42 PM
HR                                         0:05        12:47 PM       12:52 PM
Assembly                               0:40        12:57 PM         1:37 PM
Period 7                                 0:39          1:42 PM         2:21 PM
Period 8                                 0:39          2:26 PM         3:05 PM

DROPPING A CLASS

The last day to drop a class without consequences is Monday, February 6.

ACCELERATION INFORMATION
Acceleration/Test Out Forms for students entering 9th through 12th grade for the 2017-2018 school year are available in the ELP Alcove in the Media Center at AHS and also online at:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B42t5L6oncbSZTN6RFUtOXNlN00/view?ts=588a224b .

Each acceleration/test out request requires a separate form.

The forms require student, teacher and parent signatures and are due by the end of the school day on Friday, February 10.  No exceptions to the deadline will be granted.

2017-18 COURSE REQUEST SIGN-UP
9th, 10th and 11th grade students are reminded that Friday, February 10th, is the deadline to request courses for next year. Also, any students applying for acceleration, the acceleration application is due the same Friday, February 10. Students currently enrolled it AHS who don’t get their requests in on time will be the last ones scheduled into electives.

ACT/SAT PREP CLASS

Students planning to take the ACT or SAT this spring: Mr. Webb and Mrs. Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT Prep Class starting February 20th. The class will meet four Mondays for two hours each day (Monday, February 20th, February 27th, March 20th, and March 27th). There will be a section that meets from 3:15PM-5:15PM and another that meets from 6:30PM-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 the registration fee, first-served basis. Registration forms are available in Student Services. Registration deadline is TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 at NOON. Please make checks payable to Ames High School.

REGIONAL SCIENCE BOWL RESULTS

William Crow, Tifany Chu, Ben Moats, Andres Cordoba, and Divyesh Kumar placed third in this year’s regional science bowl competition out of 40 teams.

AHS BLOOD DRIVE
The Ames High Senior Senate will hold its semi-annual blood drive on Friday, February 24 from 8:00-2:00. 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!!

WINTER MUSICAL: GUYS AND DOLLS
Guys and Dolls, curtain is 7:30 PM February 10 and 11, and 2:00 PM Sunday, February 12. Admission is  $10.00 9th grade and older, $8.00 8th grade and below. Student activity tickets can be used for the Sunday performance ONLY.

LITTLE CYCLONE HOCKEY
Upcoming games at the Ames/ISU Ice Arena, 1507 Gateway Hills Park Drive:
Friday, February 3 vs Waterloo 6:45 PM Varsity, 8:45 PM JV
    this game will be televised on MediaCom22!
    Orange Out – wear orange and get in for free
Saturday, February 4 vs Waterloo 6:30 PM Varsity, 8:30 PM JV

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
Friday, February 3
    Girls Basketball: JV/V/9 @ Centennial 4:45/6:00/7:45 PM
    Boys Basketball: 10/9/V @ Centennial 4:45/6:00/7:45 PM

Saturday, February 4
    Urbandale Jazz Colloquium – Urbandale High School (all day)
    Boys Swimming: V @ Districts – Johnston 12:00 PM

Monday, February 6
    Boys Basketball: JV @ Fort Dodge (all day)
    Girls Basketball: 9 vs North 6:00 PM
    Boys Basketball: 9 vs North 7:45 PM

Tuesday, February 7
    Girls Basketball: JV/V vs North 4:45/6:00 PM
    Boys Basketball: 10/V vs North 4:45/7:45 PM

Thursday, February 9
    Wrestling: JV @ Boone JV Invite 5:30 PM
    Girls Basketball: 9 vs SE Polk 6:00 PM
    Boys Basketball: 9 vs SE Polk 7:45 PM

Friday, February 10
    Girls Basketball: JV/V vs SE Polk 4:45/6:00 PM
    Boys Basketball: 10/V vs SE Polk 4:45/7:45 PM
    Winter Musical 7:30 PM

Saturday, February 11
    Boys Swimming: V @ State – Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA TBA
    Wrestling: V @ Districts TBA
    Winter Musical 7:30 PM

Sunday, February 12
    Winter Musical 2:00 PM