Varsity Football @ Dowling, 7 pm Kickoff
UGANDA SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT INFORMATIONAL MEETING TOMORROW (10-21-17)
Any juniors or seniors interested in participating in the Uganda Service Learning Project next summer, applications are available from Mr. Mooney in Room 107. There will be an informational meeting for parents on Saturday October 21, 9:00 AM at Ames High School (Room 107). Contact Mr. Mooney if interested.
ACT / SAT PREP CLASS
DEADLINE to sign up for the ACT/SAT Prep Class is Wednesday, October 25th at 3:00 PM. See Mrs. Evans in Student Services for more information. It is first come with the payment, first served until each section is full.
Conferences are Monday, October 30th, and Wednesday, November 1st from 4:00-7:30 PM, and Thursday, November 2, from 8:00-11:30 AM and 12:30 – 3:00 PM.
1. Directions for signing up on-line for conferences were emailed to parents last Tuesday. You may start signing up for conferences Monday, October 23rd, at 7:00 AM. Any parent / guardian without internet access may call Abby Evans (817-0620) and she will help them schedule their conferences.
2. Parents with Internet access will print off a copy of their conference schedule to bring to school. Parents without Internet access may stop by Student Services if they need a copy of their schedule of conferences.
3. If you do not get signed-up for conferences online, you may go around to a teacher’s room after school on the day of conferences. Teachers will have their conference schedule for that night posted. Parents may write their name in if there is an open time slot.
Ames High will dismiss at 2:00 PM October 30th, and November 1st due to parent/teacher conferences.
Wednesday, November 1 will not be a late start.
NO SCHOOL DUE TO PARENT / TEACHER CONFERENCES
There is no school on Friday, October 27th, as teachers prepare for conferences.
The following week there will be no school on Thursday, November 2nd, due to conferences, or Friday, November 3.
AMES HIGH SCHOOL 31ST ANNUAL ACADEMIC LETTERS PROGRAM
Ames High School’s 31st annual Academic Letters Program is Monday, October 23rd, in the high school cafeteria starting at 6:00 PM.
AHS MARCHING BAND SPECTACULAR
The Ames High School Marching Band is holding its Annual Marching Band Spectacular at 7:30 PM Monday, October 23th in the Ames High School Gymnasium following the 31st Annual Academic Letters Program. Cost for the Marching Band Spectacular is $3 per student, $5 per adult and $10 (maximum) for a family. The band is under the direction of Chris Ewan, Andrew Buttermore, and Peter Thompson.
AHS FALL ORCHESTRA CONCERT
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, 7:30 PM in the AHS Auditorium
Featuring the 9th grade string orchestra performing Dark Catacombs and Ghosts of Brandenburg and the 10-12 grade string orchestra performing Esperance featuring Chloe Barry on Solo Harp and the Claude Bolling Suite for Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Trio featuring a professional Jazz Pianist, Jazz String Bass and Jazz Drums along with Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon and Horns with strings. Come and enjoy an evening of various musical styles performed by the AHS string players. Cost for this event is $3 per student, $5 per adult and $10 (maximum) for a family.
ELP CLASSES FOR SPRING SEMESTER
Any student interested in taking AP Microeconomics or AP Macroeconomics for the spring semester should stop in the ELP alcove to pick up an application. You will need to have one free period (not necessarily the same period each day) open in your spring schedule to accommodate one of these classes. Applications will be due October 26.
College Representatives for this week.
Tuesday, October 24 – Ellsworth Community College – 1:30 pm.
A new session of “Street Smarts” formally Teen Driver will begin on November 6th and run through December 11th. Anyone interested may pick up a form in the associate principal’s office.
ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
Friday, October 20
Football: V vs. Dowling 7 PM
Saturday, October 21
All-State Auditions – Indianola High School – all day
Uganda Service Learning Project Information Meeting – AHS Room 107 9 AM
Sunday, October 22
Boys CC Banquet – 6 PM – Ames High School
Monday, October 23
AHS Academic Letter Program – AHS Cafeteria 6 PM
AHS Marching Band Spectacular – AHS Gym 7:30 PM
Tuesday, October 24
Volleyball: V Regional Semifinals @ Marshalltown 7 PM
AHS Orchestra Fall Festival Concert – AHS Auditorium 7:30 PM
Thursday, October 26
End of 1st Quarter
Girls Swimming V Dive Regional TBA – All day
Friday, October 27
No Classes – Professional Day – District Wide
Saturday, October 28
Boys & Girls Cross Country V @ State – Fort Dodge Senior High School 11:00 AM
Girls Swimming: V Regional TBA (all day)
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