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February 23, 2018

Rescheduled Events.

Due to forecasted weather conditions, the sports physicals originally scheduled for 2/22 has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Athletic Training Room.

Dance Marathon has been postponed until April 6th.

Any student interested in taking AP Microeconomics or Macroeconomics for the fall or spring semesters should stop in the ELP alcove to pick up an application. There are two full year courses available as well, AP Computer Science (Java) and an AP Statistics.  All applications will be due March 9, 2018.  If you have questions please see Mrs. Kuhns or Mrs. Monroe.

Registration for AP exams will continue until March 5 The cost per exam is $94.  Preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School. Late registration will not be accepted.

Any current sophomore or junior with a GPA of 3.4 are eligible to apply for National Honor Society  for the 2018-2019 school year. Applications are available online at the high school website, or in the main office at the high school. Deadline for accepting applications is Monday, March 26th at 3:05. Students will be notified of selection by Friday, April 13th. the induction ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Any questions can be sent to Ms. C, NHS Advisor, at jessica.cakrasenjaya@ames.k12.ia.us.

Students who are interested in participating in the Ames-Spain Exchange next year should sign up for Mrs. Dunkin’s Plus Period next Tues.  We’ll talk about the opportunities to travel to Spain and/or host a student from Spain.

The last day to sign up to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option is Tuesday, march. 6, 2018

 

Thought for the Day – “Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.”

—Coretta Scott King

 
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THURSDAY,  FEBRUARY 22, 2018

Tryouts for the spring play, Mutually Assured Destruction: 10 Plays About Brothers and Sisters, will take place next Wednesday through Friday(Feb. 28-March 2) after school in Mr. Schmidt’s room 225.  You should come with a prepared monologue and there will be a cold script reading as well.

Dance Marathon is this Saturday night at 7:30 PM. Last year we raised over $15,000 for the kids! This year we are hoping to raise $16,000. Please consider donating. All proceeds go to Iowa Children’s Miracle Network Hospital which supports children who are battling life threatening illnesses.

Registration for AP exams will run through March 5 The cost per exam is $94.  Preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School. Late registration will not be accepted. Once the tests are ordered from College Board, there will be no refunds.

Any student interested in taking AP Microeconomics or Macroeconomics for the fall or spring semesters should stop in the ELP alcove to pick up an application. There are two full year courses available as well, AP Computer Science (Java) and an AP Statistics.  All applications will be due March 9, 2018.  If you have questions please see Mrs. Kuhns or Mrs. Monroe.  A Student can only enroll in one class per semester and must have one open period every day in their schedule.

Students who are interested in participating in the Ames-Spain Exchange next year should sign up for Mrs. Dunkin’s Plus Period next Tues.  We’ll talk about the opportunities to travel to Spain and/or host a student from Spain.

 Thought For The Day –  “Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations.”

  • Dr. Mae Jemison, first African-American female astronaut

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Wednesday February 21, 2018

Any student interested in taking AP Microeconomics or Macroeconomics for the fall or spring semesters should stop in the ELP alcove to pick up an application. There are two full year courses available as well, AP Computer Science (Java) and an AP Statistics.  All applications will be due March 9, 2018.  If you have questions please see Mrs. Kuhns or Mrs. Monroe.  A Student can only enroll in one class per semester and must have one open period every day in their schedule.

REMINDER   The deadline to sign up for the ACT/SAT Prep Class is today     Bring your check Abby Evans in Student Services.

Registration for AP exams has begun and will run through March 5.  The cost per exam is $94.  Preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School. Late registration will not be accepted. Once the tests are ordered from College Board, there will be no refunds.

Dance Marathon is coming up this Saturday, February 24th at 7:30 PM.    

Thought for the Day – “The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.”

—W.E.B. Du Bois

 
 
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Any student interested in taking AP Microeconomics or Macroeconomics for the fall or spring semesters should stop in the ELP alcove to pick up an application. There are two full year courses available as well, AP Computer Science (Java) and an AP Statistics.  All applications will be due March 9, 2018.  If you have questions please see Mrs. Kuhns or Mrs. Monroe.  A Student can only enroll in one class per semester and must have one open period every day in their schedule.

REMINDER   The deadline to sign up for the ACT/SAT Prep Class is tomorrow.     Bring your check Abby Evans in Student Services.

Registration for AP exams has begun and will run through March 5.  The cost per exam is $94.  Preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School. Late registration will not be accepted. Once the tests are ordered from College Board, there will be no refunds.

Dance Marathon is coming up this Saturday, February 24th at 7:30 PM.    

Thought for the Day – “The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.”

—W.E.B. Du Bois

 

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MONDAY,  FEBRUARY 19, 2018

Ames High Boys Basketball will host Ankeny on Monday Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. This is a Substate game, and Student Activity Passes CANNOT be honored. Admission is $6.

Dance Marathon is February 24th at 7:30 PM. Last year we raised over $15,000 for the kids! This year we are hoping to raise $16,000. Please consider donating. All proceeds go to Iowa Children’s Miracle Network Hospital which supports children who are battling life threatening illnesses.

REMINDER   The deadline to sign up for the ACT/SAT Prep Class is Wednesday, February 21.  That is exactly 5 days from now.   Talk to your parents and get that check in before the deadline.   For more information please see Abby Evans in Student Services.  Openings for the class are on a first come first served basis.

Registration for AP exams will begin on Monday February 19 and will run through March 5.  The cost per exam is $94.  Preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School. Late registration will not be accepted. Once the tests are ordered from College Board, there will be no refunds.

Get your new Little Cyclone apparel for the Spring Season from the Little Cyclones Spirit Webstore—now open through March 7.

Any student interested in taking AP Computer Science (Java) (full year course) should stop in the ELP alcove to pick up an application. A student can only enroll in one class per semester and must have one open period every day in their schedule. All applications will be due March 9, 2018.  If you have questions please see Mrs. Kuhns or Mrs. Monroe.

Thought For The Day –   Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead. Marty Meehan

 

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FRIDAY,  FEBRUARY 16, 2018

Ames High Boys Basketball will host Ankeny on Monday Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. This is a Substate game, and Student Activity Passes CANNOT be honored. Admission is $6.

Dance Marathon is February 24th at 7:30 PM. Last year we raised over $15,000 for the kids! This year we are hoping to raise $16,000. Please consider donating. All proceeds go to Iowa Children’s Miracle Network Hospital which supports children who are battling life threatening illnesses.

REMINDER   The deadline to sign up for the ACT/SAT Prep Class is Wednesday, February 21.  That is exactly 5 days from now.   Talk to your parents and get that check in before the deadline.   For more information please see Abby Evans in Student Services.  Openings for the class are on a first come first served basis.

Thought For The Day –    We must never forget that Black History is American History. The achievements of African Americans have contributed to our nation’s greatness. – Yvette Clarke

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THURSDAY,  FEBRUARY 15, 2018

 

Ames High Boys Basketball will host Ankeny on Monday Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. This is a Substate game, and Student Activity Passes CANNOT be honored. Admission is $6.

Today is the day to sign up for Mrs Wede’s Plus period so you can go and draw.   Art is a good way to de-stress your life, so you should go and enjoy.

The “It’s Okay with Me” dance will be held this Saturday, February 17th from 7:30 -10:30 pm. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames.  All high school students are welcome.

Pre-registration for the Student Senate semi-annual blood drive is still going on.  The actual day on which you donate blood is Friday, February 16 from 8:00-2:00.  Parents and community members are welcome to donate by signing up online at bloodcenterofiowa.org . Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Just think how many lives we can save!!

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this spring:  If you want to take that prep class that Mr. Webb and Mrs Engelkes are offering, you should be bringing a check for $35.00 to Mrs. Evans in Student Services soon.  Please   talk to your parents about it, and get them to send that check.  Openings for the class are on a first come first served basis so don’t delay.

The Preseason meetings for Girls Tennis will be held in Athletic Video Room TODAY after school at 3:15.    Plan on attending if you are interested in joining the team.

Mr. Silentor from Haiti Mission Starfish will be presenting today during Mrs.Dobernecker’s Plus Period.   Come and learn more about Haiti.  

 

Thought For The Day –   “We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.”

—Jesse Owens, world record-setting Olympic athlete

 

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WEDNESDAY,  FEBRUARY 14, 2018

The figure drawing session in Mrs. Wede’s room is tomorrow.   Everyone is welcome regardless of experience level, just come and enjoy drawing!

The “It’s Okay with Me” dance will be held this Saturday, February 17th from 7:30 -10:30 pm. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames.  All high school students are welcome.

Pre-registration for the Student Senate semi-annual blood drive is still going on.  The actual day on which you donate blood is Friday, February 16 from 8:00-2:00.  Parents and community members are welcome to donate by signing up online at bloodcenterofiowa.org . Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Just think how many lives we can save!!

 Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this spring:  If you want to take that prep class that Mr. Webb and Mrs Engelkes are offering, you should be bringing a check for $35.00 to Mrs. Evans in Student Services soon.  Please   talk to your parents about it, and get them to send that check.  Openings for the class are on a first come first served basis so don’t delay.

The Preseason meetings for Girls Tennis will be held in Athletic Video Room Feb. 15.  Plan on attending if you are interested in joining the team.

 Attention National Honor Society (NHS) Members: There will be a meeting tomorrow during 2nd lunch in the Multi-purpose room. Email one of NHS leaders or Ms. C if you can’t make it. SEE YOU THERE! 

Mr. Silentor from Haiti Mission Starfish will present about Haiti’s climate and culture and his program during Plus Period on THURSDAY, February 15.  This is for all grade levels and languages.  Sign up under Dobernecker for Thursday’s Plus Period to learn more about Haiti.  

Thought For The Day –  “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.”

—Booker T. Washington

February Shout Video 

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TUESDAY,  FEBRUARY 13, 2018

 

This Thursday during plus period we will be a having figure drawing session in Mrs. Wede’s room! Everyone is welcome regardless of  experience level, just come and enjoy drawing!

AHS Spectrum and UUFA Youth Group is happy to announce that their annual “It’s Okay with Me” dance will be held this Saturday, February 17th from 7:30 -10:30 pm. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames.  All high school students are welcome. There will be food too!

Attention students interested in going on the Europe Trip:  That informational meeting is today during plus period.   Sign up for K. Sullivan’s  Plus period if you want to go or have questions.

Pre-registration for the Student Senate semi-annual blood drive is going on right now and runs through Thursday, February 15.   

The actual day on which you donate blood is Friday, February 16 from 8:00-2:00.  Your donation could save a life.

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this spring:  If you want to take that prep class that Mr. Webb and Mrs Engelkes are offering, you should be bringing a check for $35.00 to Mrs. Evans in Student Services soon.  Please   talk to your parents about it, and get them to send that check.  Openings for the class are on a first come first served basis so don’t delay.

The Preseason meetings for Tennis will be held in Athletic Video Room today at 3:15 for the Boys and Feb. 15 for Girls. Any student interested in tennis is should attend. 

National Honor Society (NHS) Members:

Meeting on Thursday (2/15) during 2nd lunch in the Multi-purpose room. Email one of NHS leaders or Ms. C if you can’t make it. SEE YOU THERE!

Thought For The Day –  “Have a vision. Be demanding.”

—Colin Powell former United States National Security advisor

 

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MONDAY,  FEBRUARY 12, 2018

AHS Spectrum and UUFA Youth Group is happy to announce that their annual “It’s Okay with Me” dance will be held this Saturday, February 17th from 7:30 -10:30 pm. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ames, located at 1015 Hyland Avenue.   All high school students are welcome, and light refreshments will be provided.  Come as you are and bring your friends.

The 2018 4-H Maize Retreat is April 13-15 This is a free overnight camp for 4-H club members to experience 4-H Healthy Living, STEM, Civic Engagement, Leadership, and Communication and the Arts programs through a Latino and Native American perspective.   Sign up for the 4-H Club Plus Period Monday, 2/12 to learn more or see Mrs. Tibben Room 11.  

Pre-registration for the Student Senate semi-annual blood drive is going on right now and runs through Thursday, February 15.    

Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this spring:  Mr. Webb and Mrs Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT  Prep Class starting Monday, February 26th.   The cost of the class is $35.00 payable by check.  For more information and to sign up, please see Abby Evans in Student Services.

The Preseason meetings for Tennis will be held in Athletic Video Room on Feb. 13 (for Boys) and Feb. 15 (for Girls) at 3:15 p.m. Any student interested in tennis is encouraged to attend.

Mr. Silentor from Haiti Mission Starfish will present about Haiti’s climate and culture and his program during Plus Period on THURSDAY, February 15.  This is for all grade levels and languages.  Sign up under Dobernecker for Thursday’s Plus Period to learn more about Haiti.

 Thought For The Day –  “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”

—Frederick Douglass

 

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