NO LATE START but EARLY DISMISSAL ON NOVEMBER 23rd
There will not be a late start on Wednesday, November 23rd (the day before Thanksgiving). Classes will begin at 7:50 AM and dismiss at 1:15 PM. See the November 23rd schedule below.

SCHEDULE FOR WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 23

NO LATE START – NO HOMEROOM
Warning Bell                      0:05                           7:45 AM
Period 1                             0:32       7:50 AM       8:22 AM
Period 2                             0:34       8:27 AM       9:01 AM
Period 3                             0:32       9:06 AM       9:38 AM
Period 4                             0:32       9:43 AM     10:15 AM
Period 5      1st Lunch        0:38     10:15 AM     10:53 AM
                        Class          0:33     10:53 AM     11:26 AM

                        Class          0:33     10:20 AM     10:53 AM
                    Last Lunch     0:38     10:53 AM     11:31 AM
Period 6                              0:32     11:31 AM     12:03 PM
Period 7                              0:31     12:08 PM     12:39 PM
Period 8                              0:31     12:44 PM       1:15 PM

REQUEST FOR 2nd SEMESTER SCHEDULE CHANGES
Students are reminded that if requesting a schedule change for 2nd semester, this should be done BEFORE winter break.

IBALL SIGN-UPS
Signups for the 2016-17 IBALL season are underway. Teams need to have their rosters and shirt designs back to Mr. Johnston in the athletics office by November 28th. Play will begin on December 14th. The following are the scheduled dates for IBALL. Games will be played these nights between 7:00-8:30 PM Dec. 14, Dec. 19, Jan. 4, Jan. 23, Jan. 24, Jan. 30 and Feb. 1.

MADRIGAL DINNER
Tickets are on sale for the 28th anniversary annual Madrigal Dinners to be held on December 1, 2 & 3. Cost is $28.00. Regular (pork), vegetarian, and gluten free meals are available and must be specified when ordering tickets. For tickets please email Steve Linn at steven.linn@ames.k12.ia.us or call 817-0600 ext. 2238.

15 QUESTIONS TO REPLACE “HOW WAS SCHOOL TODAY?” – EDUTOPIA
Read Elena Aguilar’s tips and suggestions for how to ask variations of “how was school today?” to start a positive conversation about you child’s school day. Available at https://www.edutopia.org/blog/parents-fifteen-questions-replace-how-was-school-today-elena-aguilar .

GRADES
12-week grades will be available on Infinite Campus November 22nd.

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES
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.

Monday, November 21
    Former AHS student for UNI 1:00 PM
Tuesday, November 22
    US Naval Academy 1:00 PM

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
Tuesday, November 22
    Boys Swimming: JV/V @ Fort Dodge 5:30 PM
    Girls Basketball: 9/JV/V vs East 6:00/6:00/7:45 PM
Wednesday, November 23
    No late start
    Early dismissal – 1:15 PM
Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25
    Thanksgiving Break

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!