IMPORTANT DATE-FEBRUARY 13 LATE START ADJUSTMENT

On Wednesday, February 13th, Dr. Clay Cook will be presenting to Ames High and Ames Middle School teachers during their weekly professional development time. He is presenting on the importance of multi-tiered systems of support to address children’s needs across a variety of domains, including socially, emotionally, and behaviorally.

As a result, school start times will be adjusted compared to regular Wednesday times. Please adjust your calendars accordingly for Wednesday, Feb. 13th. See schedule below.

As a result, school BUS PICK UP times will be adjusted compared to regular 
Wednesday times. 

Ames Middle School will start school at 10:15 AM.  Buses will pick up 45 minutes AFTER normal Wednesday times.

Ames High School will start school at 10:30 AM
 
Buses will pick up 75 minutes (1 hour and 15 minutes) AFTER normal Wednesday times.

10:30 AM Start time WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13, 2019

Warning Bell 0:05           10:25 AM

Period 1  0:25 10:30 AM 10:55 AM

Period 2 0:27  11:00 AM 11:27 AM

Period 3 0:25  11:32 AM 11:57 AM

Period 4 0:25  12:02 PM 12:27 PM

Period 5 / 1st Lunch  0:38 12:27 AM   1:05 PM

Class    0:27   1:05 PM   1:32 PM
Class    0:27 12:32 PM      12:59 PM

Last Lunch

0:38 12:59 PM   1:37 PM

Period 6 0:26           1:37 PM   2:03 PM

Period 7 0:26   2:08 PM   2:34 PM

Period 8 0:26   2:39 PM   3:05 PM 

ACT/ SAT PREP CLASS OFFERED
Students planning to take the ACT or SAT this spring: Mr. Webb and Mrs. Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT Prep Class starting Monday February 25th. The class will meet four Mondays for two hours each day (Monday, February 25th, March 4th, March 11th, and March 25th). There will be a section that meets from 3:15-5:15 PM and another that meets from 6:30-8:30 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. You must pay at the time of enrollment. Registration forms are available in Student Services. Please make checks payable to Ames High School.

 

WINTER MUSICAL: Fiddler on the Roof
Musical performances are this weekend. Curtain is 7:30 PM February 8 and 9, and 2:00 PM Sunday, February 10. 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.

 AMES HIGH BLOOD DRIVE
The Ames High Senior Senate will hold its semi-annual blood drive on Friday, February 22 from 9:00-2:00. Pre-registration will be Thursday, February 14 through Thursday, February 21 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!!

CONTRACT GRADE WITH PASS/FAIL OPTION
The last day to sign up to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option is Wednesday, March 6, 2019. For a full year course the student must contract again for 2nd semester. 

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE

Friday, February 8

AHS Winter Musical 7:30 PM

GBB-JV1/V vs Dowling 4:45/6:15 PM

BBB-10/V vs Dowling 4:45/7:45 PM

Saturday, February 9

AHS Winter Musical 7:30 PM

WR- V at Districts all day

BSwim-V at IHSAA 12:30 PM

Sunday, February 10

AHS Winter Musical 2:00 PM

Monday, February 11

BBB-10 at DSM Roosevelt 4:45 PM

GBB-V at DSM Roosevelt 6:15 PM

Tuesday, February 12

BBB-9/10/V at Waukee 4:45/6:15/7:45 PM

Dallas Brass Concert feat. ASH Bands 7 PM

Wednesday, February 13

GBB-V Regional Quarterfinal

Thursday, February 14

WR-V at IHSAA

Friday, February 15

WR-V at IHSAA

BBB-10/9/V at DSM East 4:45/6:15/7:45pm

Saturday, February 16

WR-V at IHSAA

GBB-V Regional Semifinal