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Friday, April 19, 2019

DAILY NOTES 

Students who did not attend the Pre-administration session for AP testing will need to come to Student Services as soon as possible to complete this.

Attention THIS YEAR’S senior mentors! Wednesday is your last senior mentor HR day. Please go visit your ninth graders and say goodbye!

The Ames High baseball program is looking for two student-managers to help this season with the varsity program.  For more information, contact Coach Fuller or check with the athletic office.

 Seniors: Nomination forms for baccalaureate speakers are in the principal’s office. Please pick one up today and fill it out asap. Forms are due back today. Also, applications for student performers are available and due by May 1st.

Fact #5 “A majority of individuals being trafficked are trafficked by someone they know well.” Thanks for joining Teens Against Human Trafficking this week to spread the word about Modern Day Slavery.

If you are interested in running for student council co-presidents for the 2019-2020 school year, please pick up an application from Mrs. Packer in the principal’s office. Two years combined experience is required. See Ms. DiBlasi or Mr. Burke for questions. Applications are due today.

 Scratch Pad is Ames High School’s student-published art and writing magazine. If you have any art, writing, or photography works you would like to share, this is your chance to see your works published in print in the 2019 edition! Email your submissions to AHS Scratchpad at Ames dot k12 dot IA dot US. Our final deadline is Tuesday, April 30, 2019. We look forward to seeing your work!

Looking for a summer job?  Are you at least 18?  Do you like working with kids?  Ames Community Preschool is now hiring for summer positions.  Check the job postings board outside student services for more information.

Ames High Lacrosse team plays Sarpy County at 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 20, at the Ames Middle School football complex.

Buy your $3 raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2018/2019 Yearbook before and after school and during both lunches in the main lobby.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Students who did not attend the Pre-administration session for AP testing will need to come to Student Services as soon as possible to complete this.

The Ames High baseball program is looking for two student-managers to help this season with the varsity program.  For more information, contact Coach Fuller or check with the athletic office.

Seniors: Nomination forms for baccalaureate speakers are in the principal’s office. Please pick one up today and fill it out asap. Forms are due back this Friday by 3 PM. Also, applications for student performers are available and due by May 1st.

“UNICEF estimates that there are 300,000 child soldiers worldwide.”  

Tomorrow is the last to donate to the Human Trafficking Awareness drive! Tonight at 7pm in the multipurpose room will be the showing of “ The Abolitionist”, a documentary that follows the stories of children sold into the modern day slavery.

If you are interested in running for student council co-presidents for the 2019-2020 school year, please pick up an application from Mrs. Packer in the principal’s office. Two years combined experience is required. See Ms. DiBlasi or Mr. Burke for questions. Applications are due Friday.

Scratch Pad is Ames High School’s student-published art and writing magazine. If you have any art, writing, or photography works you would like to share, this is your chance to see your works published in print in the 2019 edition! Email your submissions to AHS Scratchpad at Ames dot k12 dot IA dot US. Our final deadline is Tuesday, April 30, 2019. We look forward to seeing your work!

Looking for a summer job?  Are you at least 18?  Do you like working with kids?  Ames Community Preschool is now hiring for summer positions.  Check the job postings board outside student services for more information.

Ames High Lacrosse team plays Sarpy County at 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 20, at the Ames Middle School football complex.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Seniors: Nomination forms for baccalaureate speakers are in the principal’s office. Please pick one up today and fill it out asap. Forms are due back this Friday by 3 PM. Also, applications for student performers are available and due by May 1st

Fact #3 “Between 14,500 and 17,500 people are trafficked into the U.S. each year.” Donate to the hygiene and supplies drive!

Documentary night is tomorrow at 7pm we will be showing “The Abolitionist”

 If you are interested in running for student council co-presidents for the 2019-2020 school year, please pick up an application from Mrs. Packer in the principal’s office. Two years combined experience is required. See Ms. DiBlasi or Mr. Burke for questions. Applications are due Friday.

Scratch Pad is Ames High School’s student-published art and writing magazine. If you have any art, writing, or photography works you would like to share, this is your chance to see your works published in print in the 2019 edition! Email your submissions to AHS Scratchpad at Ames dot k12 dot IA dot US. Our final deadline is Tuesday, April 30, 2019. We look forward to seeing your work!

Looking for a summer job?  Are you at least 18?  Do you like working with kids?  Ames Community Preschool is now hiring for summer positions.  Check the job postings board outside student services for more information.

The last Coffeehouse of the year will be Friday, April 26. If you are interested in performing, please sign up on Ms. DiBlasi’s door in Student Services.  

Ames High Lacrosse team plays Sarpy County at 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 20, at the Ames Middle School football complex.

And Now for the April Edition of  “AHS Shout” 

 

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

All students taking AP tests this spring will need to attend a mandatory pre-administration meeting at 8:00 am this Wednesday in the AHS cafeteria.  The meeting will hopefully be over by 8:45. Anyone who cannot attend needs to contact Mr. Burke in Student Services before April 24. 

 If you are interested in running for student council co-presidents for the 2019-2020 school year, please pick up an application from Mrs. Packer in the principal’s office. Two years combined experience is required. See Ms. DiBlasi or Mr. Burke for questions.

Attention Seniors! Pick up your graduation announcement order from Mrs. Packer in the principal’s office.

 Looking for a summer job?  Are you at least 18?  Do you like working with kids?  Ames Community Preschool is now hiring for summer positions.  Check the job postings board outside student services for more information.

 The last Coffeehouse of the year will be Friday, April 26. If you are interested in performing, please sign up on Ms. DiBlasi’s door in Student Services. 

 If you wish to be a part of next years National ART Honor Society chapter, see Mrs Wede in room Art E to pick up an application. If you are currently a part of the art club group, please find the digital application on the Art Club Classroom page, print it, and fill it out. Anybody in grades 9-12 who is interested in art and service is encouraged to apply. All applications are due by April 30th 2019 to Mrs. Wede. 

Art club is starting figure drawing sessions for anyone who would like to participate! To practice drawing from life,  Just sign up under Mrs. Wede’s plus period to draw or model for the group.

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Monday, April 15, 2019

All students taking AP tests this spring will need to attend a mandatory pre-administration meeting at 8:00 am this Wednesday in the AHS cafeteria.  The meeting will hopefully be over by 8:45. Anyone who cannot attend needs to contact Mr. Burke in Student Services before April 24. 

If you are interested in running for student council co-presidents for the 2019-2020 school year, please pick up an application from Mrs. Packer in the principal’s office. Two years combined experience is required. See Ms. DiBlasi or Mr. Burke for questions.

Attention Seniors! Pick up your graduation announcement order from Mrs. Packer in the principal’s office.

Looking for a summer job?  Are you at least 18?  Do you like working with kids?  Ames Community Preschool is now hiring for summer positions.  Check the job postings board outside student services for more information.

The last Coffeehouse of the year will be Friday, April 26. If you are interested in performing, please sign up on Ms. DiBlasi’s door in Student Services. 

If you wish to be a part of next years National ART Honor Society chapter, see Mrs Wede in room Art E to pick up an application. If you are currently a part of the art club group, please find the digital application on the Art Club Classroom page, print it, and fill it out. Anybody in grades 9-12 who is interested in art and service is encouraged to apply. All applications are due by April 30th 2019 to Mrs. Wede.

Art club is starting figure drawing sessions for anyone who would like to participate! To practice drawing from life, join us on Mondays beginning April 15th. Just sign up under Mrs. Wede’s plus period to draw or model for the group.

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Friday April 12, 2019

AP TEST PRE-MEETING

All students taking AP tests this spring will need to attend a mandatory pre-administration meeting at 8:00 am on Wednesday, April 17 in the AHS cafeteria.  The meeting will hopefully be over by 8:45.  Anyone who cannot attend needs to contact Mr. Burke in Student Services before April 24. 

AHS SOFTBALL

ATTENTION:  All girls who plan to participate in the 2019 Ames High Softball program, there will be a player/parent informational meeting on Monday, April 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  All information pertaining to the upcoming season will be provided at the meeting, please make sure a representative from your family is in attendance.  Prior to the meeting, if you would take the time to go to the following website and complete the forms it would be much appreciated. 

https://sites.google.com/view/ameshighsoftball

 

PROM 2019

Prom 2019 will be held at CPMI event center 2321 North Loop Drive on Saturday, April 13 from 9-11:30 PM, with doors to close at 10 PM. There will be no admittance to the dance after 10:00 PM, once a student leaves the dance, they will not be allowed to re-enter. All students and guests must have their ID to get into the dance.

 

POST PROM

Juniors and seniors are invited to attend the 2019 Post Prom Party whether attending prom or not, on Sunday, April 14 from midnight-4:30 AM in the AHS gym. NO cost to attend, NO tickets needed. Prom dates are also invited. Student ID’s required, NO ADMISSION after 1:00 AM, NO outside food or beverages, NO bags, backpacks or purses allowed.

 

GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS

Announcement orders were delivered yesterday (Thursday). If your senior student did not bring home an order and you know you placed an order, have them stop in the principals office to pick up their announcement order.

 

POST PROM THANK YOU

The Ames High Post Prom Committee would like to thank the following Ames Businesses for their gracious contributions to the Ames High Post Prom with food donations. Their generosity is so much appreciated in helping to make a wonderful event for our students.  Thanks to:  

Cookies Etc.

Hy-Vee

Atlantic Bottling

Burgies

Caseys

Fareway Downtown

Sam’s Club

Chick Fil A

Brandemeyer Popcorn in Ankeny

Papa Johns

The Café/Provisions

Buffalo Wild Wings

Walmart

North Fareway

Subway

Jethros

North Grand Mall Cinema

 

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE

Saturday, April 13

BSC- JV2 at Perry 9 AM

GTN- at North Polk 9 AM

AHS Prom 9-11:30 PM

Monday, April 15

GGolf- vs WDM Valley at Willow Creek

GTN- JV/V vs WDM Valley 4 PM

BTR- 9/10 at Waukee 4:30 PM

BSC- JV2/JV1/V at Mason City 4:45/6/7:30 PM

Tuesday, April 16

GGolf- JV/V at Ankeny Centennial 2:30 PM

BTN- JV/V at WDM Valley 4 PM

GTR- JV/V at home 4:15 PM

BSC- JV2/JV1/V at DSM North  4:45/6/7:30 PM

Wednesday, April 17

GGolf-JV vs Waukee, SE Polk, Valley at Sugar Creek 11 AM

Thursday, April 18

BTN- JV/V at Ankeny 4 PM

BTR- 9/10/JV at Newton Invite 4:30 PM

GTR- JV/V at Newton 4:30 PM

BSC- JV2/JV1/V vs Ankeny Centennial 4:45/6/7:30 PM

Friday, April 19

GGolf- JV at Johnston 3:30 PM

GTN- JV/V vs Ankeny 4 PM

Saturday, April 20

BTN- JV/V at Ankeny Centennial 1 PM BSC-JV2/JV1/V vs Waukee 2/3:30/5 PM

 

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

DAILY NOTES

All students taking AP tests this spring will need to attend a mandatory pre-administration meeting at 8:00 am on Wednesday, April 17 in the AHS cafeteria.  The meeting will hopefully be over by 8:45. Anyone who cannot attend needs to contact Mr. Burke in Student Services before April 24. 

Attention Seniors! Pick up your graduation announcement orders today during both lunches at the entrance to the cafeteria!

Come to the main lobby before and after school this week to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a 2018-2019 yearbook. Tickets are $3 each and all funds will be going towards buying a new camera lens.

The last Coffeehouse of the year will be Friday, April 26. If you are interested in performing, please sign up on Ms. DiBlasi’s door in Student Services. 

Acceleration request forms for the 2019-2020 school year are available. Any AHS student may pick up a form in the ELP alcove. All applications can be returned to the main office or MC-3 at AHS by April 12. 

If you wish to be a part of next years National ART Honor Society chapter, see Mrs Wede in room Art E to pick up an application. If you are currently a part of the art club group, please find the digital application on the Art Club Classroom page, print it, and fill it out. Anybody in grades 9-12 who is interested in art and service is encouraged to apply. All applications are due by April 30th 2019 to Mrs. Wede.

Art club is starting figure drawing sessions for anyone who would like to participate! To practice drawing from life, join us on Mondays beginning April 15th. Just sign up under Mrs. Wede’s plus period to draw or model for the group.

ATTENTION:  All girls who plan to participate in the 2019 Ames High Softball program, there will be a player/parent informational meeting on Monday, April 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  All information pertaining to the upcoming season will be provided at the meeting, please make sure a representative from your family is in attendance.  

 

Pick out a Prom dress today from 3:15-3:45 outside of room 223 or email Jacque Burkhard to schedule an alternate time before or after school to prevent disruptions to our classroom.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

NAHS is beginning their application process. If you wish to be a part of next years National ART Honor Society chapter, see Mrs Wede in room Art E to pick up an application. If you are currently a part of the art club group, please find the digital application on the Art Club Classroom page, print it, and fill it out. Anybody in grades 9-12 who is interested in art and service is encouraged to apply. All applications are due by April 30th 2019 to Mrs. Wede.

Art club is starting figure drawing sessions for anyone who would like to participate! To practice drawing from life, join us on Mondays beginning April 15th. Just sign up under Mrs. Wede’s plus period to draw or model for the group.

ATTENTION:  All girls who plan to participate in the 2019 Ames High Softball program, there will be a player/parent informational meeting on Monday, April 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  All information pertaining to the upcoming season will be provided at the meeting, please make sure a representative from your family is in attendance.  

Seniors check Naviance for local scholarships.  Deadlines are approaching soon.

The Payer Scholarship is a local scholarship worth $12,000. The deadline is April 15th.  Please check Naviance for more information.

Pick out a Prom dress Thursday from 3:15-3:45 outside of room 223 or email Jacque Burkhard to schedule an alternate time before or after school to prevent disruptions to our classroom. 

Acceleration request forms for the 2019-2020 school year are available. The deadline has been moved to April 12. Any AHS student may pick up a form in the ELP alcove. All applications can be returned to the main office or MC-3 at AHS by April 12. 

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Monday, April 8, 2019

 

ATTENTION:  All girls who plan to participate in the 2019 Ames High Softball program, there will be a player/parent informational meeting on Monday, April 15th at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  All information pertaining to the upcoming season will be provided at the meeting, please make sure a representative from your family is in attendance.  

Seniors check Naviance for local scholarships.  Deadlines are approaching soon.

The Payer Scholarship is a local scholarship worth $12,000. The deadline is April 15th.  Please check Naviance for more information.

Fellowship of Christians at Ames will meet today at 5:30 in room 34.  Please join us for supper and fellowship.

Seniors, would you like to speak at graduation? Auditions for commencement speakers will be held on Wednesday, April 10 from 7:45 – 8:55 AM. Check your email for more information.

Support AHS Girls Cross Country’s fundraiser tomorrow at Chipotle between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to AHS Girls Cross Country.

Juniors, if you are interested in becoming a senior mentor for the 2019-2020 school year, please sign up in Student Services starting next Tuesday, April 9 at 7:30 AM. First 65 will make the list! See Ms. DiBlasi with questions.

Pick out a Prom dress Tuesday & Thursday from 3:15-3:45 outside of room 223 or email Jacque Burkhard to schedule an alternate time before or after school to prevent disruptions to our classroom.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Seniors check Naviance for local scholarships.  Deadlines are approaching soon.

The Payer Scholarship is a local scholarship worth $12,000. The deadline is April 15th.  Please check Naviance for more information.

Fellowship of Christians at Ames will meet this MONDAY, April 8, at 5:30 in room 34.  Please join us for supper and fellowship.

Seniors, would you like to speak at graduation? Auditions for commencement speakers will be held on Wednesday, April 10 from 7:45 – 8:55 AM. Check your email for more information.

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support AHS Girls Cross Country. Come in to the Chipotle in Ames on Tuesday, April 9th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to AHS Girls Cross Country.

Juniors, if you are interested in becoming a senior mentor for the 2019-2020 school year, please sign up in Student Services starting next Tuesday, April 9 at 7:30 AM. First 65 will make the list! See Ms. DiBlasi with questions.

Out of school date forms for PROM can be picked up in any office and must be turned in no later than Wednesday, April 10.

Pick out a Prom dress Tuesday & Thursday from 3:15-3:45 outside of room 223 or email Jacque Burkhard to schedule an alternate time before or after school to prevent disruptions to our classroom.

Iquiz has returned! Sign up a team with Mr. Lachen (Lock-in) in room 48 for this trivia tournament hosted and created by your local, friendly quiz bowl team. The tournament will be conducted during second lunch on days to be determined. 

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