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Thursday – May 3, 2018

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Attention all students taking AP Test.

Cell phones are prohibited while testing!   If you get caught using one, your AP exam grades will be cancelled.   You cannot even use one on a break. Just leave it at home for a day.   People survived without cell phones for many centuries, so chances are good that you will too. Students should check test locations posted outside of Student Services. Students also need to bring pencils and a black or blue pen.

Would you like to make Homecoming 2018 the best student run event in the history of Ames High? If you are a current Junior and want to be a 2018 Homecoming co-chair, pick up an application in the Associate Principals office today. Deadline to return completed applications is Friday, May 5th.


Thought For The Day – Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. —Henry Ford

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Wednesday – May 2, 2018

AP Test are coming so you should be listening to announcements for information.

Students taking AP tests are prohibited from having cell phones while testing. According to AP policy, AP exam grades will be cancelled for any student who uses a cell phone during an exam or on break. Students should check test locations posted outside of Student Services. Students will also need to bring pencils and a black or blue pen to the test.

Would you like to make Homecoming 2018 the best student run event in the history of Ames High? If you are a current Junior and want to be a 2018 Homecoming co-chair, pick up an application in the Associate Principals office today. Deadline to return completed applications is Friday, May 5th.

Thought for the Day   Just imagine a world where we fought harder to love each other, than we do to judge each other…”  – Trent Shelton

 

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TUESDAY,  MAY 1, 2018

The Bill Horine Family and Story County Conservation are pleased to announce winners of the 2018 Bill Horine Outdoor Writing Contest for Youth.  

Madeline Taylor won first place and $250 for “My Hidden Trail.”

Gretchen Webber won second place and $150 for “Lulu’s Purpose.”

Samantha Parsons won Third Place and $50 for “Mystery in the Water.”

Bill Horine was an avid outdoor writer and journalist in Story County.   He was devoted to educating the public, especially youth, about the importance of the outdoors, conservation, and the environment.

Would you like to make Homecoming 2018 the best student run event in the history of Ames High? If you are a current Junior and want to be a 2018 Homecoming co-chair, pick up an application in the Associate Principals office today. Deadline to return completed applications is Friday, May 5th.

Thought For The Day – Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. – Maya Angelou

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Monday – April 30, 2018

Ames High Baseball practice begins today, April 30, for current freshman through seniors. Practice is held at the Ames High Baseball/Softball Complex, Monday through Friday, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Go Little Cyclones!

Would you like to make Homecoming 2018 the best student run event in the history of Ames High? If you are a current Junior and want to be a 2018 Homecoming co-chair, pick up an application in the Associate Principals office today. Deadline to return completed applications is Friday, May 5th.

Applications are now available for ISU internships for the fall semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar. Applications are due April 30.


Thought for the Day   “A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.” -Veronica Roth

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FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018

Would you like to make Homecoming 2018 the best student run event in the history of Ames High? If you are a current Junior and want to be a 2018 Homecoming co-chair, pick up an application in the Associate Principals office today. Deadline to return completed applications is Friday, May 5th.

Come to this spring’s production of Mutually Assured Destruction by Don Zolidis – ten vignettes that reveal the hilarious and touching sides to sibling rivalry.   Shows are April 27 and 28 beginning at 7:00 PM. Admission is $5.00 for high school and older and $4.00 for 8th grade and younger.

Second semester PE with CPR students will be doing CPR training this coming Monday April 30 in the gym.  If you have Duea or Fecht for PE with CPR you will be in group 1 which will meet in the gym 2nd, 3rd, and 4th periods.  If you have Rial for PE with CPR you will be in group 2 which meets in the gym during 6th and 7th periods. This is mandatory for students in these classes and is a requirement for high school graduation.  If you have questions see your PE teacher.

Ames High Baseball practice begins Monday, April 30, for current freshman through seniors. Practice is held at the Ames High Baseball/Softball Complex, Monday through Friday, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.


Thought For The Day – Just imagine a world where we fought harder to love each other, than we do to judge each other…”  – Trent Shelton

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Thursday – April 26, 2018

Come to this spring’s production of Mutually Assured Destruction by Don Zolidis – ten vignettes that reveal the hilarious and touching sides to sibling rivalry.   Shows are April 27 and 28 beginning at 7:00 PM. Admission is $5.00 for high school and older and $4.00 for 8th grade and younger.

Second semester PE with CPR students will be doing CPR training this coming Monday April 30 in the gym.  If you have Duea or Fecht for PE with CPR you will be in group 1 which will meet in the gym 2nd, 3rd, and 4th periods.  If you have Rial for PE with CPR you will be in group 2 which meets in the gym during 6th and 7th periods. This is mandatory for students in these classes and is a requirement for high school graduation.  If you have questions see your PE teacher.

All girls interested in playing softball for Ames High this summer, there will be a pre-season player/parent meeting tonight from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. If you plan to play, you and your parents must attend the meeting.

Ames High Baseball practice begins Monday, April 30, for current freshman through seniors. Practice is held at the Ames High Baseball/Softball Complex, Monday through Friday, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Go Little Cyclones!

Applications are now available for ISU internships for the fall semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar. Applications are due April 30.

Thought for the Day – Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.   -Lou Holtz

 
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2018

ATTENTION students needing ACT voucher registration assistance.

Come to the Media Center Wednesday after school and Annie Arbuckle will be available to help you.   


All girls interested in playing softball for Ames High this summer need to attend the pre-season player/parent meeting this Thursday, April 26th from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. If you plan to play, you and your parents must attend the meeting.

Ames High Baseball practice begins Monday, April 30, for current freshman through seniors. Practice is held at the Ames High Baseball/Softball Complex, Monday through Friday, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

There are Applications available for ISU internships next fall.   You can get those at the ELP alcove in the Media Center. Please see Mrs. Skaar for more information.

Thought For The Day – “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” -MLK

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Tuesday – April 24, 2018

All girls interested in playing softball for Ames High this summer, there will be a pre-season player/parent meeting this Thursday, April 26th from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. If you plan to play, you and your parents must attend the meeting.

Boy Tennis JV/V vs Centennial will now be played Thursday, April 26 at 4 pm (orig. scheduled 4/27).

Ames High Baseball practice begins Monday, April 30, for current freshman through seniors. Practice is held at the Ames High Baseball/Softball Complex, Monday through Friday, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Go Little Cyclones!

Attention senior mentors. Tomorrow is a mentor HR day. Go visit your ninth graders! It is your last one!!!

Did you know 1 in 10 people worldwide live without clean water?  From April 23-27, SHEPH is hosting a coin drive to fund a well in rural Uganda. We would appreciate donations so we can reach our goal of $2100. You can turn them into your English Teacher this week.


Applications are now available for ISU internships for the fall semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar. Applications are due April 30.


Thought for the Day – Nothing will work unless you do. —Maya Angelou

 
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MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018

Attention senior mentors. Wednesday is a mentor HR day. Go visit your ninth graders! It is your last one!!!

All students taking AP tests who did not make it to the pre-administration meeting yesterday morning will now need to come to student services as soon as possible to get the information that they missed.

There are Applications available for ISU internships next fall.   You can get those at the ELP alcove in the Media Center. Please see Mrs. Skaar for more information.

Thought For The Day –  I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples. —Mother Teresa

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Friday – April 20, 2018

Attention senior mentors. Wednesday is a mentor HR day. Go visit your ninth graders! It is your last one!!!

All students taking AP tests who did not make it to the pre-administration meeting Wednesday morning  will now need to come to student services as soon as possible to get the information that they missed.

Applications are now available for ISU internships for the fall semester.  Come to the ELP alcove to pick up an application. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Skaar. Applications are due April 30.

NHS members, this is a reminder that the induction ceremony will be this Sunday, April 22, at 2:30 in the auditorium.   Please plan to arrive at 2:15. Attendance is required, and if you for any reason cannot go, please email Emma Cai or Mrs. C.

Attention Students who who went to the Gatsby Party.   Jay wants to get his clothes to the cleaners this weekend, so please remember to drop off anything your may have borrowed.   

Thought for the Day – Remember no one can make you feel inferior without your consent. — Eleanor Roosevelt

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