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Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

The Ames Winter Cheerleaders are hosting a fundraiser tonight at Pizza Ranch! Join us for supper and let the cashier know you’re there to support the cheerleaders so a portion of your bill will be donated back to the winter cheer program! The cheerleaders greatly appreciate the Ames community’s support!

The Ames High Bee Club will be selling honey for their annual fundraiser from now until the start of winter break. They cost $3 for one jar and $5 for 2 jars. Think to give one to a family member or friend! Contact Mrs. Edster, Grant Welk, or Josie Taylor to buy one and support the club.

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Friday December 7, 2018

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.

WINTER MADNESS
December 10-14 is Winter Madness at Ames High School, sponsored by Student Council. This year’s theme is “Enchanted Winter Wonderland” Activities include a sledding night (weather permitting), coffeehouse, underclassmen lunch buyout, dodgeball tournament, and a week of dress up days and arcade games in the lobby. Students will also have the opportunity to make daily donations as Student Council uses all funds raised to buy holiday presents for needy families in Ames.

PROGRAM FOR JUNIOR PARENTS
Parents of Juniors – An evening program has been planned to outline the postsecondary planning process at Ames High. The program will be held on Monday, December 10th at 6:00 pm in the high school cafeteria. The counselors will be outlining the processes and procedures to follow in order to successfully determine their student’s options for postsecondary schooling. Examples of the topics to be addressed are the following: ACT vs SAT…….Which one should I take? Researching colleges and making the most of your visit. Applying to college & organizing the application process. Applying for financial aid.
Scholarships.

Naviance Student will also be introduced to parents. Through Naviance Student, students can search for colleges that match their interests/needs, compare and match colleges, request transcripts, view scholarship information, and view when college representatives are scheduled to visit Ames High. Parents unable to attend the program may pick up the materials the following day in Student Services.

WINTER CHEER FUNDRAISER
The Ames Winter Cheerleaders are hosting a fundraiser on Monday, Dec. 10th at Pizza Ranch! Join us for supper and let the cashier know you’re there to support the cheerleaders so a portion of your bill will be donated back to the winter cheer program! The cheerleaders greatly appreciate the Ames community’s support!

OPPORTUNITY FOR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS
As our world becomes increasingly interconnected, it is critical for our students to become more culturally aware, explore new ideas and grow their potential. We believe that when students are able to see their education come to life outside of the classroom, they develop a new and valuable perspective of the world.

We would like to invite your student to join us on an educational travel experience to Peru in the Summer of 2020! Ms. Cakrasenjaya, Mrs. Engelkes, and Mr. Ripley will be hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, December 12th at 6pm at Ames High School (Room 229) to provide more details about this opportunity and answer any questions you may have. To ensure that we can accommodate everyone in our meeting space, we kindly request that you RSVP by December 11th by using our RSVP page at: https://rsvp.eftours.com/hef3nxt

Take some time to hear about Sebastian’s experience traveling to Spain and get a glimpse into the impact this trip will have on your student! Watch Sebastian’s Travel Experience Video.

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE

Friday, Dec. 7

GBB-JV1/V vs Johnston 4:45/6:15 PM
BBB-10/V vs Johnston 4:45/7:45 PM

Saturday, Dec. 8

WR-V at Council Bluffs Invite 12 PM
WR-JV Invite at East 9 AM
AHS at SCIBA Jazz Festival, Waukee High School, all day

Monday, December 10

Junior Parent Night 6 PM, AHS Cafeteria
AHS Winter Orchestra Concert 7:30 PM
Winter Cheer Fundraiser at Pizza Ranch

Tuesday, December 11

GBB-JV1/V/JV2 at DSM Lincoln 4:45/6:15/7:45 PM
BBB-10/9/V at DSM Lincoln 4:45/6:15/7:45 PM

Thursday, December 13
BSwim-JV/V at Newton, Grinnell 5:30 PM
WR-V/JV at Dowling Catholic 6:30 PM

Friday, December 14
GBB-JV1/V/JV2 at Ankeny Centennial 4:45/6:15/7:45 PM
BBB-10/9/V at Ankeny Centennial 4:45/6:15/7:45 PM

Saturday – December 15
WR-JV at North Polk Invite 8 AM
WR V at Carroll Invite 10 AM
GBB- JV2 vs Ankeny 9 AM
BBB-9 vs Ankeny 10:30 AM

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Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

Today is the last day to sign CAUSE’s petition for local climate action from the Ames city council and the school board. If you still want to sign this petition, there will be petitioners walking around collecting signatures during both lunches and there will also be a booth set up after school. Thank you for your collaboration this week, Ames High.

 

The Ames Winter Cheerleaders are hosting a fundraiser on Monday, Dec. 10th at Pizza Ranch! Join us for supper and let the cashier know you’re there to support the cheerleaders so a portion of your bill will be donated back to the winter cheer program! The cheerleaders greatly appreciate the Ames community’s support!

 

I-Ball players – get your squad ready and sign up the 2018-19 season. Sign-up sheets are located in the athletic office and are due back by Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. Please make sure to include all team members and shirt designs on the sign-up. Reminder if you are out for a winter sport you can not participate in IBALL – this includes cheer and drill teams.

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Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018

 

NHS meets today during second lunch in the Multipurpose room. Attendance is mandatory.

Today is the last day for the ISU Math Tutors for Fall Semester.  Spring semester tutoring announcements will be made after winter break.

I-Ball players – it’s time to get your squad ready and sign up the 2018-19 season. Sign-up sheets are located in the athletic office and are due back by Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. Please make sure to include all team members and shirt designs on the sign-up. Reminder if you are out for a winter sport you can not participate in IBALL – this includes cheer and drill teams.

Student Council’s semi-annual dodgeball tournament is coming up on Wednesday, December 12th at 7p.m. located in the gymnasium. Sign up is on Diblasi’s door located in Student Services. It’s $20 per team and up to 10 players on each team.

Coffeehouse is coming up again on Friday, December 14th during both lunches. Sign up is on DiBlasi’s door.

CAUSE, Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments, is hosting a signature drive to urge the Ames city council and school board to take climate action. Sign up in the main lobby before and after school. There will also be people with clipboards during both lunches to collect signatures. This is a nonpartisan petition aimed at demonstrating to local representatives that we students want our community to do its part in insuring the future health of our planet. Write your name down today!

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Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018

Attention all I-Ball players – it’s time to get your squad ready and sign up the 2018-19 season. Sign-up sheets are located in the athletic office and are due back by Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. Please make sure to include all team members and shirt designs on the sign-up. Reminder if you are out for a winter sport you can not participate in IBALL – this includes cheer and drill teams.

NHS will meet Thursday during second lunch in the Multipurpose room. Attendance is mandatory, but if you can’t come, email Hana Lee.

Student Council’s semi-annual dodgeball tournament is coming up on Wednesday, December 12th at 7p.m. located in the gymnasium. Sign up is on Diblasi’s door located in Student Services. It’s $20 per team and up to 10 players on each team.

Coffeehouse is coming up again on Friday, December 14th during both lunches. Coffeehouse will be going back to normal! It will be free for everyone! So make sure to come and watch your fellow students perform!

“When young people spend their free time on an existential crisis, you can’t help but pay attention.” – David Martin, Ames City Council. On the local level, the voices of young people are particularly influential.

That is why CAUSE, Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments, is hosting a signature drive to urge the Ames city council and school board to take climate action. Sign up in the main lobby before and after school. There will also be people with clipboards during both lunches to collect signatures. This is a nonpartisan petition aimed at demonstrating to local representatives that we students want our community to do its part in insuring the future health of our planet. Write your name down today!

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Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018

DAILY NOTES 

Attention all I-Ball players – it’s time to get your squad ready and sign up the 2018-19 season. Sign-up sheets are located in the athletic office and are due back by Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. Please make sure to include all team members and shirt designs on the sign-up. Reminder if you are out for a winter sport you can not participate in IBALL – this includes cheer and drill teams.

 NHS will meet Thursday during second lunch in the Multipurpose room. Attendance is mandatory, but if you can’t come, email Hana Lee.

Student Council’s semi-annual dodgeball tournament is coming up on Wednesday, December 12th at 7p.m. located in the gymnasium. Sign up is on Diblasi’s door located in Student Services. It’s $20 per team and up to 10 players on each team. 

Coffeehouse is coming up again on Friday, December 14th during both lunches. Coffeehouse will be going back to normal! It will be free for everyone! So make sure to come and watch your fellow students perform!

 “When young people spend their free time on an existential crisis, you can’t help but pay attention.” – David Martin, Ames City Council. On the local level, the voices of young people are particularly influential.

That is why CAUSE, Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments, is hosting a signature drive to urge the Ames city council and school board to take climate action. The drive will be going all week. There will be a booth in the main lobby before and after school and also people with clipboards during both lunches to collect signatures. This is a nonpartisan petition aimed at demonstrating to local representatives that we students want our community to do its part in insuring the future health of our planet. Write your name down today!

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Monday, Dec. 3, 2018

Do you enjoy listening to jazz?  Come watch the Ames High Jazz bands perform Monday December 3rd at 7:30 PM in the AHS Auditorium.  Admission is Free.

 Just a reminder that the next NHS meeting is this Thursday, December 6th, during second lunch in the Multipurpose room. Attendance is mandatory, but if you can’t come, email Hana Lee.

Student Council’s semi-annual dodgeball tournament is coming up on Wednesday, December 12th at 7p.m. located in the gymnasium. Sign up is on Diblasi’s door located in Student Services. It’s $20 per team and up to 10 players on each team.

Coffeehouse is coming up again on Friday, December 14th during both lunches. Coffeehouse will be going back to normal! It will be free for everyone! So make sure to come and watch your fellow students perform!

CAUSE, Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments, is hosting a signature drive to urge the Ames city council and school board to take climate action. The drive begins today, December 3rd, and will continue through the week. There will be a booth in the main lobby before and after school and also people with clipboards during both lunches to collect signatures. This is a nonpartisan petition aimed at demonstrating to local representatives that we students want our community to do its part in insuring the future health of our planet. 

Attention all I-Ball players – it’s time to get your squad ready and sign up the 2018-19 season. Sign-up sheets are located in the athletic office and are due back by Dec. 12 at 3 p.m.. Please make sure to include all team members and shirt designs on the sign-up. Reminder if you are out for a winter sport you can not participate in IBALL – this includes cheer and drill teams.

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Friday, Nov. 30, 2018

DAILY NOTES 

Do you enjoy listening to jazz?  Come watch the Ames High Jazz bands perform Monday December 3rd at 7:30 PM in the AHS Auditorium.  Admission is Free.

Just a reminder that the next NHS meeting is this Thursday, December 6th, during second lunch in the Multipurpose room. Attendance is mandatory, but if you can’t come, email Hana Lee.

Student Council’s semi-annual dodgeball tournament is coming up on Wednesday, December 12th at 7p.m. located in the gymnasium. Sign up is on Diblasi’s door located in Student Services. It’s $20 per team and up to 10 players on each team.

Coffeehouse is coming up again on Friday, December 14th during both lunches. Coffeehouse will be going back to normal! It will be free for everyone! So make sure to come and watch your fellow students perform!

CAUSE, Citizens Actualizing and Understanding Sustainable Environments, is hosting a signature drive to urge the Ames city council and school board to take climate action. The drive begins next Monday, December 3rd, and will continue through the week. There will be a booth in the main lobby before and after school and also people with clipboards during both lunches to collect signatures. This is a nonpartisan petition aimed at demonstrating to local representatives that we students want our community to do its part in insuring the future health of our planet. 

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Thursday Nov. 29, 2018

Do you enjoy listening to jazz? 

Come watch the Ames High Jazz bands perform Monday December 3rd at 7:30 PM in the AHS Auditorium.  Admission is Free.

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Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018

Attention senior mentors, this Today is a mentor Homeroom Day. Please
go visit your 9 th graders.

If you are looking for some peace and contentment in your life and work on your
flexibility too, sign up for yoga during Plus period! Yoda is back and will start after
Thanksgiving break. Sign up under DiBlasi.

And Now for the November AHS Shout Video !! 
https://youtu.be/vHYBMQ7ADhs

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