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Friday, October 20, 2017

Hey y’all.   

If you cannot go to tonight’s game,  you can still catch the action because the game will be broadcast on Iowa Catholic Radio and webcast on CISN.TV.   Tune in and cheer on the Little Cyclones.

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this fall:   Do you remember that check your parents gave you?   The one for the Prep classes?   Well, today is the last day to sign up. Better get down to Student Services today because Monday will be too late.   Checks should be made out to Ames High School.   The first prep session starts Nov. 6th.

National Honor Society members, just a reminder that our October meeting will be on next Tuesday, Oct. 24th during 2nd lunch in the Multi-purpose room.   Please let Mrs. C or one of the NHS leaders know if you cannot make it.

Are you interested in an internship at Iowa State University?  Applications are now available for ISU internships for the spring semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar for more information. Applications are due November 2.

Attention Senior Mentors! Wednesday, October 25 is the next senior mentor homeroom day. Go visit your ninth graders!

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

National Honor Society members, just a reminder that our October meeting will be on next Tuesday, Oct. 24th during 2nd lunch in the Multi-purpose room.   Please let Mrs. C or one of the NHS leaders know if you cannot make it.

Heads Up everybody.   

Friday nights game against Dowling will be broadcast on Iowa Catholic Radio and webcast on CISN.TV.  If you can’t make it to the game, you can tune in and still support the little cyclones.

So…..If you are a ninth grader, and you did not pick up your 8th grade yearbook yesterday at lunch, there is only one way to get them now.   You must go see Mrs. McCarley in the Associate Principal’s office.  That is who has them now.

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this fall:  If you want join the prep classes offered by Mr. Webb or Mrs. Engelkes,  you must sign up and give the check for $35.00 to Mrs Evans in Student Services.  Checks should be made out to Ames High School.   The first prep session starts Nov. 6th.

Are you interested in an internship at Iowa State University?  Applications are now available for ISU internships for the spring semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar for more information. Applications are due November 2.

Thought For The Day – “If you walk the footsteps of a stranger you’ll learn things you never knew.” -Pocahontas

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Wednesday October 18, 2017

National Honor Society members,  just a reminder that our October Meeting will be on the next Tuesday, October 24th during 2nd lunch in the multipurpose room.   Please let Mrs. C. or one of the NHS leaders know if you can’t make it.

Freshman, if you ordered a yearbook last year in 8th grade, they will be handed out today during both lunches in the main lobby. Please stop and pick up your 8th grade yearbook.

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this fall: Mr. Webb and Mrs. Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT Prep Class starting November 6th.  The cost of the class is $35.00 payable by check.  For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Evans in Student Services.

Are you interested in an internship at Iowa State University?  Applications are now available for ISU internships for the spring semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar for more information. Applications are due November 2.

IT’S TIME FOR WINTER CHEER TRYOUTS

TRYOUTS are: Wednesday, Oct. 18th from 6-9AM (BEFORE SCHOOL)

You must attend at least one practice in order to tryout. All practices and tryouts are in the AHS Spirit Room.

Tryout packets can be collected from the Athletic Office

College Reps for this week are:

John Hopkins University – 9:30 on Tuesday

Grandview College – 1 pm on Tuesday as well.

Wartburg College – 1 pm on Thursday.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

National Honor Society members,  just a reminder that our October Meeting will be on the next Tuesday, October 24th during 2nd lunch in the multipurpose room.   Please let Mrs. C. or one of the NHS leaders know if you can’t make it.

Freshman, if you ordered a yearbook last year in 8th grade, they will be handed out Wednesday during both lunches in the main lobby. Please stop and pick up your 8th grade yearbook.

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this fall:  Mr. Webb and Mrs. Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT Prep Class starting November 6th.  The cost of the class is $35.00 payable by check.  For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Evans in Student Services.

Are you interested in an internship at Iowa State University?  Applications are now available for ISU internships for the spring semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar for more information. Applications are due November 2.

IT’S TIME FOR WINTER CHEER TRYOUTS

The last Tryout Practice is  tonight from 7-9pm

TRYOUTS are: Wednesday, Oct. 18th from 6-9AM (BEFORE SCHOOL)

You must attend at least one practice in order to tryout. All practices and tryouts are in the AHS Spirit Room.

Tryout packets can be collected from the Athletic Office

College Reps for this week are:

John Hopkins University – 9:30 on Tuesday

Grandview College – 1 pm on Tuesday as well.

Wartburg College – 1 pm on Thursday.

 

Thought For The Day – “In the end we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends” MLK

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DAILY NOTES – Monday, October 16, 2017

FALL CHORAL CONCERT

The AHS Choirs will present a Fall Choral Concert Tonight in the auditorium.  The Freshmen Chorus, Concert Choir, and Concert Chorale will each perform 3 pieces and will combine to conclude the concert as a massed choir .  The Choirs are under the direction of Peggy Dieter and Sonia Johnson.  Admission is $5 for Adults and $3 for Students with a family maximum of $10.  Hope to see you there.

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this fall:  Mr. Webb and Mrs. Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT Prep Class starting November 6th.  The cost of the class is $35.00 payable by check.  For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Evans in Student Services.

Are you interested in an internship at Iowa State University? Applications are now available for ISU internships for the spring semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar for more information. Applications are due November 2.

IT’S TIME FOR WINTER CHEER TRYOUTS

Tryout Practices are:

Sunday, Oct. 15th from 2-4pm

Tuesday, Oct. 17th from 7-9pm

TRYOUTS are: Wednesday, Oct. 18th from 6-9AM (BEFORE SCHOOL)

You must attend at least one practice in order to tryout. All practices and tryouts are in the AHS Spirit Room.

Tryout packets can be collected from the Athletic Office

College Reps for this week are:

John Hopkins University – 9:30 on Tuesday

Grandview College – 1 pm on Tuesday as well.

Wartburg College – 1 pm on Thursday.

 

Thought For The Day –“Everyone is a genius.  But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it’s stupid.”  Albert Einstein

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Friday 13, 2017

ACT/ SAT PREP CLASS

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this fall:  Mr. Webb and Mrs. Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT Prep Class starting November 6th.  The class will meet four Mondays for two hours each day (Monday, November 6, November, 13, November 20, and November 27). There will be a section that meets from 3:15 PM-5:15 PM and another that meets from 6:30 PM to 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 registration fee, first served basis. Registration starts on Monday, October 16. (Please – no early birds.   We will not have the available materials to sign you up with until Monday, Oct. 16th.)  Registration forms are available in Student Services.  Make your check out to Ames High School.

FALL CHORAL CONCERT

The AHS Choirs will present a Fall Choral Concert on Monday, October 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.  The Freshmen Chorus, Concert Choir, and Concert Chorale will each perform 3 pieces and will combine to conclude the concert as a massed choir .  The Choirs are under the direction of Peggy Dieter and Sonia Johnson.  Admission is $5 for Adults and $3 for Students with a family maximum of $10.

OPUS HONOR CHOIR FESTIVAL

Five 9th grade students were selected to participate in the 2017 Opus Honor Choir Festival on November 16 at C. Y. Stephens Auditorium.  The following students were selected from nearly 3,000 auditions for 720 positions in 4 choirs.  Congratulations to Jackson Bryant, Nicholas Tehan, Leah Tietjens, Lincoln VerSteegt, and Adam Wolf.  

ISU INTERNSHIPS FOR SPRING SEMESTER

If your student is interested in an internship at Iowa State University,  applications are now available for ISU internships for the spring semester.  Have your student stop by the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar for more information. Applications are due November 2.

SOPHOMORE CLASS RING / JEWELRY PRESENTATION

A representative from Jostens handed out information to interested sophomores regarding class ring/jewelry ordering.  A Jostens representative will return at AHS on Tuesday, Oct. 17 during both lunches to take orders.  If your sophomore didn’t pick up a ring/jewelry information packet, there are more available in the main office.

WINTER CHEER TRYOUTS

Tryout Practices are:

Sunday, Oct. 15th from 2-4pm

Tuesday, Oct. 17th from 7-9pm

TRYOUTS are: Wednesday, Oct. 18th from 6-9AM (BEFORE SCHOOL)

Must attend at least one practice in order to tryout. All practices and tryouts are in the AHS Spirit Room.

Tryout packets can be collected from the Athletic Office  – Email or call Dana Logan at danalogan88@gmail.com | 515-460-2007 if you would like a link to a printable version.

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.

Tuesday, Oct. 17 – 9:30 John Hopkins University  

    – 1:00 Grandview College

Thursday, Oct 19 – 1:00 – Wartburg College

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE

Friday Oct. 13                                                                                         

 FB V vs Lincoln (HOF) 7:00 PM

Saturday Oct. 14

VB JV/V @ Johnston Invite – 8:30 AM – Johnston High School

Dive @ Marshalltown Diving Invitational 10:00 AM – Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA

Monday Oct. 16

FB JV @ Winterset 6:00 PM – Winterset High School

AHS Fall Choral Concert 7:30 PM – Ames High School

Tuesday Oct. 17

GSW JV/V CIC Dive @ Valley 5:00 PM – Valley High School

FB Banquet 6:00 PM – Ames High School Wednesday Oct. 18

VB V Regional QF TBA  (all day)

Thursday Oct. 19

CC B/G District – Marshalltown 4:30 PM

GSW JV/V CIC @ Valley, 5:00 PM – Valley High School

FB 9 @ Dowling  6:00 PM – Dowling Catholic High School

FB 10 vs Dowling   6:00 PM – Ames High School Football Field

Friday Oct. 20

FB V @ Dowling  7:00 PM – Valley Stadium

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DAILY NOTES – Friday, October 13, 2017

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this fall:  Mr. Webb and Mrs. Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT Prep Class starting November 6th.  The cost of the class is $35.00 payable by check.  For more information and to sign up, please see Mrs. Evans in Student Services.

Are you interested in an internship at Iowa State University?  Applications are now available for ISU internships for the spring semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar for more information. Applications are due November 2.

IT’S TIME FOR WINTER CHEER TRYOUTS

Tryout Practices are:

Sunday, Oct. 15th from 2-4pm

Tuesday, Oct. 17th from 7-9pm

TRYOUTS are: Wednesday, Oct. 18th from 6-9AM (BEFORE SCHOOL)

You must attend at least one practice in order to tryout. All practices and tryouts are in the AHS Spirit Room.

Tryout packets can be collected from the Athletic Office

College Reps for Today

The college rep for today will be from Marshalltown Community College at 1:00 pm.   Get a pass from Abby in Student Services if you want to meet with them.

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Thursday, October 12

If you were planning to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option, you better stop procrastinating because Thursday Oct. 12th is the last day to sign up.   Talk to your counselor now!

There will be a meeting for anyone interested in playing Girls Basketball this year.  The signup meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 12 during Plus Period. Sign up with Mr. Sullivan in room 121.  If you cannot attend due to an academic conflict, please contact coach Sullivan.

The college reps for Thursday are from Drake University at 1 pm, and Mercy College of Health and Science, also at 1pm.   Friday, someone will be here from Marshalltown Community College at 1pm

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DAILY NOTES Wednesday, October 11, 2017

If you were planning to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option, you better stop procrastinating because Thursday Oct. 12th is the last day to sign up.   Talk to your counselor now!

There will be a meeting for anyone interested in playing Girls Basketball this year.  The signup meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 12 during Plus Period. Sign up with Mr. Sullivan in room 121.  If you cannot attend due to an academic conflict, please contact coach Sullivan.

The college reps for Thursday are from Drake University at 1 pm, and Mercy College of Health and Science, also at 1pm.   Friday, someone will be here from Marshalltown Community College at 1pm.   

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DAILY NOTES Tuesday, October 10,  2017

Students who signed up to take the PSAT, please check the lists posted outside of Student Services.  Make sure your name is included and find out in which room you will be testing.  Also, there will be a list of PSAT reminders posted outside of Student Services, please check that as well.

Remember, the PSAT starts at 8:30 even though it is a Wednesday.

If you were planning to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option, you better stop procrastinating because Thursday Oct. 12th is the last day to sign up.   Talk to your counselor now!

There will be a meeting for anyone interested in playing Girls Basketball this year.  The signup meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 12 during Plus Period. Sign up with Mr. Sullivan in room 121.  If you cannot attend due to an academic conflict, please contact coach Sullivan.

Reminder for all Seniors – The Senior class photo will be tomorrow in the Gymnasium at the beginning of third period.  After that, the representatives from Jostens will talk to you about graduation packets and photos.   

Today there will be a college representative from Creighton University here at 1pm.    Get a pass from Mrs. Evans in Student Services if you want to meet with  them.  The next college reps will be here on Thursday and Friday.   Thursday will be Drake University at 1 pm, and Mercy College of Health and Science, also at 1pm.   Then of Friday, someone will be here from Marshalltown Community College at 1pm.   Talking to college reps is a great way to plan ahead for the future, so take advantage of the opportunity.

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