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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Any students interested in taking AP Macroeconomics or AP Microeconomics online for the Spring Semester need to grab an application form in the ELP Alcove.  There are limited seats available. Applications are due November 1st.

Kayla Fincham…yeah, you. Join speech club and bring some friends. 
Everyone else besides Kayla… consider joining speech club & come to the Informational Meeting next Monday, October 28th during plus period in the auditorium. Sign up for Ripley or Engelkes to attend.

The Memory Project invites artists around the world to create portraits as special gifts for children facing challenges. AHS students have done a fantastic job in the past with this service learning, art project. If you are interested in participating in the Memory Project this year, email Mrs. Wede for more information by Friday, October 25th.

The following college representatives will be in Student Services next week. Please see Mrs. Monroe if you need a pass to visit with these college representatives.

Today – Luther College, first lunch.

Wednesday, Oct. 23 – Valpariso University and Waldorf Community College first lunch.

Anyone interested in Participating in the Uganda Service learning Project, see Mr. Mooney in room 107 for an application. Applications are due by October 31.

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Friday, October 18, 2019

DAILY NOTES

All boys interested in swimming this season need to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22 right after school in the pool breezeway. Coach Fisher and Flannery will cover important information. Please spread the word.

Dance Marathon will be meeting in the Athletic Video Room today during Plus Period. Sign up under Mrs. Seibert if you’d like to attend.

GBB Signup meeting will be Monday October 21st in room 121 (Mr. Sullivan’s room) during Plus Period. If you are unable to attend, please let Coach Sullivan know ASAP.

The Memory Project invites artists around the world to create portraits as special gifts for children facing challenges. AHS students have done a fantastic job in the past with this service learning, art project. If you are interested in participating in the Memory Project this year, email Mrs. Wede for more information by Friday, October 25th.

 

To all juniors and seniors who are age 17 or older and a citizen of the United States–please stop by the Voter Registration Drive in the front lobby and register to vote.  It’s easy and only takes a minute or two.  You’ll need your driver’s license number or the last four digits of your social security number.  We will turn in the form for you so just fill it out and consider yourself registered. 

 

Sign your club, sport, class or friend group up to participate in the 3rd Annual Ames High Trunk or Treat event held on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd from 5:30-7:30. Decorate a trunk of a vehicle, dress up in costumes and hand out non-candy treats to the kids. Sign up sheet is located on the outside of Mrs. Hales door, room #105.

 

A college representative from Iowa State University will be in student services today during both lunches.

 

Anyone interested in Participating in the Uganda Service learning Project, see Mr. Mooney in room 107 for an application. Applications are due by October 31.

 

Register for AP exams now through Oct. 28.  The cost per exam is $94.  Sign up for the exams in Student Services, preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School and is due at the time of registration.

 

Come join us Friday in the Multipurpose Room during your flex time and get help with your hardest classes!  The Peer tutoring room will be open periods 1,2,3,6 and 7 for now.  We hope to get it open every period in the near future.  Whether you need help understanding an assignment, a concept or a skill, we will have a tutor that can help you.  You can get your homework done and have a peer available when you have a question.  This is a safe space where thoughtful students will work together in a responsible manner.

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

All boys interested in swimming this season need to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22 right after school in the pool breezeway. Coach Fisher and Flannery will cover important information. Please spread the word.

Dance Marathon will be meeting in the Athletic Video Room this Friday during Plus Period. Sign up under Mrs. Seibert if you’d like to attend.

GBB Signup meeting will be Monday October 21st in room 121 (Mr. Sullivan’s room) during Plus Period. If you are unable to attend, please let Coach Sullivan know ASAP.

The Memory Project invites artists around the world to create portraits as special gifts for children facing challenges. AHS students have done a fantastic job in the past with this service learning, art project. If you are interested in participating in the Memory Project this year, email Mrs. Wede for more information by Friday, October 25th.

To all juniors and seniors who are age 17 or older and a citizen of the United States–please stop by the Voter Registration Drive in the front lobby and register to vote this week!  It’s easy and only takes a minute or two.  You’ll need your driver’s license number or the last four digits of your social security number.  We will turn in the form for you so just fill it out and consider yourself registered. 

Sign your club, sport, class or friend group up to participate in the 3rd Annual Ames High Trunk or Treat event held on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd from 5:30-7:30. Decorate a trunk of a vehicle, dress up in costumes and hand out non-candy treats to the kids. Sign up sheet is located on the outside of Mrs. Hales door, room #105.

A college representative from Iowa State University will be in student services on Friday during both lunches.

Anyone interested in Participating in the Uganda Service learning Project, see Mr. Mooney in room 107 for an application. Applications are due by October 31.

Register for AP exams now through Oct. 28.  The cost per exam is $94.  Sign up for the exams in Student Services, preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School and is due at the time of registration.

Come join us Friday in the Multipurpose Room during your flex time and get help with your hardest classes!  The Peer tutoring room will be open periods 1,2,3,6 and 7 for now.  We hope to get it open every period in the near future.  Whether you need help understanding an assignment, a concept or a skill, we will have a tutor that can help you.  You can get your homework done and have a peer available when you have a question.  This is a safe space where thoughtful students will work together in a responsible manner.

 

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Dance Marathon will be meeting in the Athletic Video Room this Friday during Plus Period. Sign up under Mrs. Seibert if you’d like to attend.

GBB Signup meeting will be Monday October 21st in room 121 (Mr. Sullivan’s room) during Plus Period. If you are unable to attend, please let Coach Sullivan know ASAP.

Sign your club, sport, class or friend group up to participate in the 3rd Annual Ames High Trunk or Treat event held on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd from 5:30-7:30. Decorate a trunk of a vehicle, dress up in costumes and hand out non-candy treats to the kids. Sign up sheet is located on the outside of Mrs. Hales door, room #105.

A college representative from Iowa State University will be in student services on Friday during both lunches.

There will be no student parking in the first south three rows next to the Athletic Entrance on Thursday due to the AHS Future ready guest parking.

Anyone interested in Participating in the Uganda Service learning Project, see Mr. Mooney in room 107 for an application. Applications are due by October 31.

Register for AP exams now through Oct. 28.  The cost per exam is $94.  Sign up for the exams in Student Services, preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School and is due at the time of registration.

Come join us Friday in the Multipurpose Room during your flex time and get help with your hardest classes!  The Peer tutoring room will be open periods 1,2,3,6 and 7 for now.  We hope to get it open every period in the near future.  Whether you need help understanding an assignment, a concept or a skill, we will have a tutor that can help you.  You can get your homework done and have a peer available when you have a question.  This is a safe space where thoughtful students will work together in a responsible manner.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Congratulations to Kelsey Gartin, Zander Hamilton and Samuel Vis for being selected by audition from over 650 students across Iowa for the 2019 OPUS Honor Choir.  They will perform with the 9th Grade Mixed Honor Choir in C Y Stephens Auditorium on Nov. 21st.

TODAY is the last day to sign up to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option.

GBB Signup meeting will be Monday October 21st in room 121 (Mr. Sullivan’s room) during Plus Period. If you are unable to attend, please let Coach Sullivan know ASAP.

Sign your club, sport, class or friend group up to participate in the 3rd Annual Ames High Trunk or Treat event held on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd from 5:30-7:30. Decorate a trunk of a vehicle, dress up in costumes and hand out non-candy treats to the kids. Sign up sheet is located on the outside of Mrs. Hales door, room #105.

A college representative from Iowa State University will be in student services on Friday during both lunches.

There will be no student parking in the first south three rows next to the Athletic Entrance on Thursday due to the AHS Future ready guest parking.

Register for AP exams now through Oct. 28.  The cost per exam is $94.  Sign up for the exams in Student Services, preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School and is due at the time of registration. Late registration may not be accepted.  Once the tests are ordered from College Board, there will be no full refunds.

If you are taking the PSAT test on Wednesday, October 16, please find your testing room assignments posted outside student services. Report to your testing room by 9:20AM as the test starts at 9:30AM. If you arrive once the test has started, you will not be allowed to take the test per College Board. Cell phones, electronic devices, backpacks and snacks and drinks are not allowed. You may bring a calculator. Also bring sharpened no. 2 pencils but DO NOT bring mechanical pencils. Please see Ms. DiBlasi with questions. STUDENTS, YOU MUST BRING YOUR SCHOOL ID TO YOUR TESTING ROOM ON OCTOBER 16.

Come join us TODAY in the Multipurpose Room during your flex time and get help with your hardest classes!  Whether you need help understanding an assignment, a concept or a skill, we will have a tutor that can help you.  You can get your homework done and have a peer available when you have a question.  This is a safe space where thoughtful students will work together in a responsible manner.

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Monday, October 14, 2019

Any student who is registered to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 16, can pick up a Student Guide which includes practice tests in student services.

Tuesday, October 15th is the last day to sign up to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option.

All boys interested in Co-ed Drill Team, please attend a meeting tonight at 8pm in the Spirit Room. We look forward to seeing you there. Practices are on Monday’s at 8pm. Email Coach Buss if you have any questions.

Sign your club, sport, class or friend group up to participate in the 3rd Annual Ames High Trunk or Treat event held on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd from 5:30-7:30. Decorate a trunk of a vehicle, dress up in costumes and hand out non-candy treats to the kids. Sign up sheet is located on the outside of Mrs. Hales door, room #105.

A college representative from Drake University will have a table by the cafeteria today during both lunches.

Registration for AP exams begins on today and will run through Oct. 28.  The cost per exam is $94.  Sign up for the exams in Student Services, preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School and is due at the time of registration. Late registration may not be accepted.  Once the tests are ordered from College Board, there will be no full refunds.

If you are taking the PSAT test on Wednesday, October 16, please find your testing room assignments posted outside student services. Report to your testing room by 9:20AM as the test starts at 9:30AM. If you arrive once the test has started, you will not be allowed to take the test per College Board. Cell phones, electronic devices, backpacks and snacks and drinks are not allowed. You may bring a calculator. Also bring sharpened no. 2 pencils but DO NOT bring mechanical pencils. Please see Ms. DiBlasi with questions. STUDENTS, YOU MUST BRING YOUR SCHOOL ID TO YOUR TESTING ROOM ON OCTOBER 16.

 

Come join us TODAY in the Multipurpose Room during your flex time and get help with your hardest classes!  The Peer tutoring room will be open periods 1,2,3,6 and 7 for now.  We hope to get it open every period in the near future.  Whether you need help understanding an assignment, a concept or a skill, we will have a tutor that can help you.  You can get your homework done and have a peer available when you have a question.  This is a safe space where thoughtful students will work together in a responsible manner.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Sheph documentary night is tonight in the multi-purpose room. There will be Apush extra credit.

Sign your club, sport, class or friend group up to participate in the 3rd Annual Ames High Trunk or Treat event held on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd from 5:30-7:30. Decorate a trunk of a vehicle, dress up in costumes and hand out non-candy treats to the kids. Sign up sheet is located on the outside of Mrs. Hales door, room #105.

Registration for AP exams begins on Monday, Oct. 14 and will run through Oct. 28.  The cost per exam is $94.  Sign up for the exams in Student Services, preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School and is due at the time of registration. Late registration may not be accepted.  Once the tests are ordered from College Board, there will be no full refunds.

If you are taking the PSAT test on Wednesday, October 16, please find your testing room assignments posted outside student services. Report to your testing room by 9:20AM as the test starts at 9:30AM. If you arrive once the test has started, you will not be allowed to take the test per College Board. Cell phones, electronic devices, backpacks and snacks and drinks are not allowed. You may bring a calculator. Also bring sharpened no. 2 pencils but DO NOT bring mechanical pencils. Please see Ms. DiBlasi with questions. 

Any student who is registered to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 16, can pick up a Student Guide which includes practice tests in student services.

Tuesday, October 15th is the last day to sign up to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option.

Today is International Day of the Girl. Girl Up will also have displays set up before and after school in the lobby, and during both lunches in the cafeteria, for students to learn about the campaign’s new storytelling initiative: #AmplifyHER.

All boys interested in Co-ed Drill Team, please attend a meeting next Monday on October 14th at 8pm in the Spirit Room. We look forward to seeing you there. Practices are on Monday’s at 8pm. Email Coach Buss if you have any questions.

Interested in becoming an Ames High Winter Cheerleader?! The winter cheer season runs November-February and tryouts are coming up soon! 

TRYOUT SCHEDULE:

Practice Option #1 Sunday, Oct. 13th 1-3pm Spirit Room

Practice Option #2 Wednesday, Oct. 16th 7-9pm Spirit Room

Tryouts: Saturday, Oct. 19th 2-4pm Spirit Room

You only need to attend 1 practice to be eligible to tryout.  The same material will be taught on both days. Contact Coach Logan for a link to the tryout packet.

A college representative from Marshalltown Community will have a table by the cafeteria today during both lunches.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Are you already a member of Sams club or curious to learn what Sams club is? Join Sams club during Plus period, Thursday, Oct. 10th in Mr. Sam Reichart’s room # 9. Everyone is welcome, food will be provided.

Registration for AP exams begins on Monday, Oct. 14 and will run through Oct. 28.  The cost per exam is $94.  Sign up for the exams in Student Services, preferred payment for the exam is a check made out to Ames High School and is due at the time of registration. Late registration may not be accepted.  Once the tests are ordered from College Board, there will be no full refunds.

If you are taking the PSAT test on Wednesday, October 16, please find your testing room assignments posted outside student services. Report to your testing room by 9:20AM as the test starts at 9:30AM. If you arrive once the test has started, you will not be allowed to take the test per College Board. Cell phones, electronic devices, backpacks and snacks and drinks are not allowed. You may bring a calculator. Also bring sharpened no. 2 pencils but DO NOT bring mechanical pencils. Please see Ms. DiBlasi with questions. 

Attention Seniors: If you are interested in helping with the blood drives, making decisions about graduation, and planning the senior picnic, attend a Senior Senate meeting THIS Thursday before school at 7:30 or after school at 3:10 in the Spirit Room. If you are unable to make the meetings but want to help, email Coach Buss.

Tuesday, October 15th is the last day to sign up to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option.

Attention all students interested in playing baseball next season – We will have our introductory team meeting tomorrow, Oct. 10 in the gym during Plus period. Come meet Coach Steenhagen and hear the schedule and expectations for the offseason. See you then.

All boys interested in Co-ed Drill Team, please attend a meeting next Monday on October 14th at 8pm in the Spirit Room. We look forward to seeing you there. Practices are on Monday’s at 8pm. Email Coach Buss if you have any questions.

Fields of Faith will be held at Gilbert High School on tonight.  There will be a free tailgate meal at 6 PM and the event will start at 7 PM.  If you have questions about Fields of Faith or need a ride, please see Mrs. Dobernecker in room 34.

Interested in becoming an Ames High Winter Cheerleader?! The winter cheer season runs November-February and tryouts are coming up soon! 

TRYOUT SCHEDULE:

Practice Option #1 Sunday, Oct. 13th 1-3pm Spirit Room

Practice Option #2 Wednesday, Oct. 16th 7-9pm Spirit Room

Tryouts: Saturday, Oct. 19th 2-4pm Spirit Room

You only need to attend 1 practice to be eligible to tryout.  The same material will be taught on both days. Contact Coach Logan for a link to the tryout packet.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Tuesday, October 15th is the last day to sign up to take a class for a contract grade with a pass/fail option.

Attention all students interested in playing baseball next season – We will have our introductory team meeting Thursday, Oct. 10 in the gym during Plus period. Come meet Coach Steenhagen and hear the schedule and expectations for the offseason. See you then.

Fields of Faith will be held at Gilbert High School on Wednesday, October 9.  There will be a free tailgate meal at 6 PM and the event will start at 7 PM.  If you have questions about Fields of Faith or need a ride, please see Mrs. Dobernecker in room 34. Join us for Fields of Faith this coming Wednesday evening!

Interested in becoming an Ames High Winter Cheerleader?! The winter cheer season runs November-February and tryouts are coming up soon! 

TRYOUT SCHEDULE:

Practice Option #1 Sunday, Oct. 13th 1-3pm Spirit Room

Practice Option #2 Wednesday, Oct. 16th 7-9pm Spirit Room

Tryouts: Saturday, Oct. 19th 2-4pm Spirit Room

You only need to attend 1 practice to be eligible to tryout, but if you’re able to come to both that’s great too! The same material will be taught on both days. Contact Coach Logan at dana.logan@ames.k12.ia.us for a link to the tryout packet.

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Attention all students interested in playing baseball next season – We will have our introductory
team meeting Thursday, Oct. 10 in the gym during Plus period. Come meet Coach Steenhagen
and hear the schedule and expectations for the offseason. See you then.

Any boys interested in doing co-ed drill team this year come to the spirit room at 8 PM on
Monday, October 7th .

Please Pass the Love will be hosting a student Mental Health conference on October 14th. 
Former ISU great Royce White will be sharing his story of mental health. If you are interested in
attending please see Ms. Muhammad or Mr. Webb.  Please check your email for more
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