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Friday, Feb. 8, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Students who are interested in attending the high school performance of Fiddler on the Roof  this weekend, and are in need of a ticket, may stop and see Mr.Carico and/or Mr. Anderson. Show times are Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm. Student activity pass may be used for the Sunday afternoon performance only.

Fellowship of Christians at Ames will be decorating valentines cookies  this coming Monday at 5:30 in room 34.  Everyone is welcome.  Come and help us decorate cookies and eat a few too! Hope to see you there!

For all boys interested in information for playing soccer this spring. There will be a short meeting after school on Tuesday in the athletic’s video room. See Mr. Zmolek with questions.

Juniors and Seniors with first period study hall, if you’re interested in reading questions for the Elementary School Quiz Bowls, email Jinal Amin or Mr. Gorman to find times that work for you.

Did you know over 663 million people worldwide don’t have access to clean water? To learn more about the biggest youth water organization in the world, come join Key Club on Thursday, February 14th for a presentation by the Thirst Project! Everyone is welcome to attend! Sign up under Mrs. Gillette’s name for plus period, and the meeting is in room 121, Mr. Sullivan’s room. See you there!

Attention current Thespians, especially senior member, and drama members, please come to Mr. Woolery’s room for Plus Period on Thursday, Feb. 14th to discuss the possibility of an event.

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 25th.  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.

A new season for Ames Lacrosse Club will be starting soon.  Games are played from March 30 to May 12.  Starting February 10, indoor practices will be conducted on Sunday evenings in February and March. Outdoor practices start the week after Spring break. For more info or to register, go to ameslax.com.  

 

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Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

DAILY NOTES

NHS members will meet Today in the Muliti purpose room during 2nd lunch. 

Students who are interested in attending the high school performance of Fiddler on the Roof  this weekend, and are in need of a ticket, may stop and see Mr.Carico and/or Mr. Anderson. Show times are Friday & Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm. Student activity pass may be used for the Sunday afternoon performance only.

Juniors and Seniors with first period study hall, if you’re interested in reading questions for the Elementary School Quiz Bowls, email Jinal Amin or Mr. Gorman to find times that work for you.

Did you know over 663 million people worldwide don’t have access to clean water? To learn more about the biggest youth water organization in the world, come join Key Club on Thursday, February 14th for a presentation by the Thirst Project! Everyone is welcome to attend! Sign up under Mrs. Gillette’s name for plus period, and the meeting is in room 121, Mr. Sullivan’s room. See you there!

Attention current Thespians, especially senior member, and drama members, please come to Mr. Woolery’s room for Plus Period on Thursday, Feb. 14th to discuss the possibility of an event.

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 25th.  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.

A new season for Ames Lacrosse Club will be starting soon.  Games are played from March 30 to May 12.  Starting February 10, indoor practices will be conducted on Sunday evenings in February and March. Outdoor practices start the week after Spring break. For more info or to register, go to ameslax.com.  

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Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019

Just a friendly reminder to NHS member that we do have a meeting this Thursday in the Muliti purpose room during 2nd lunch. 

Juniors and Seniors with first period study hall, if you’re interested in reading questions for the Elementary School Quiz Bowls, email Jinal Amin or Mr. Gorman to find times that work for you.

Attention current Thespians, especially senior member, and drama members, please come to Mr. Woolery’s room for Plus Period on Thursday, Feb. 14th to discuss the possibility of an event.

If you are interested in participating in Boys or Girls Track & Field this spring there will be an informational meeting during PLUS period Friday, February 8th in the gm.  Please sign up under Duea’s name in FlexiSched.

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 25th.  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.

A new season for Ames Lacrosse Club will be starting soon.  Games are played from March 30 to May 12.  Starting February 10, indoor practices will be conducted on Sunday evenings in February and March. Outdoor practices start the week after Spring break. For more info or to register, go to ameslax.com.  

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Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019

DAILY NOTES

The last day to drop a class without consequences is Today!

Attention current Thespians, especially senior member,  and drama members, please come to Mr. Woolery’s room for Plus Period on Thursday to discuss the possibility of an event.

If you are interested in participating in Boys or Girls Track & Field this spring there will be an informational meeting during PLUS period Thursday, February 7 in the gm.  Please sign up under Duea’s name in FlexiSched.

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 25th.  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.

 A new season for Ames Lacrosse Club will be starting soon.  Games are played from March 30 to May 12.  

Starting February 10, indoor practices will be conducted on Sunday evenings in February and March. Outdoor practices start the week after Spring break. For more info or to register, go to ameslax.com.  

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Monday, Feb. 4, 2019

The last day to drop a class without consequences is Tuesday, February 5th.

 The Ames Noon Kiwanis Club is granting up to three $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors that have been involved in Community Service.  Information on the scholarship is available in Student Services.  The applications are due no later than March 8th.

If you are interested in participating in Boys or Girls Track & Field this spring there will be an informational meeting during PLUS period next Thursday, February 7 in the gm.  Please sign up under Duea’s name FlexiSched.

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Friday February 1, 2019

DROPPING A CLASS

The last day to drop a class without consequences as long as the student is still full time is Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.   

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

AMES HIGH ATHLETIC SPRING COLLEGE SIGNING DAY

Ames High Athletics College Signing Ceremony is Wednesday, February 6, at 7:45 am in the Cafeteria.  Friends and family of student-athletes signing with prospective colleges are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be provided.

WINTER MUSICAL: Fiddler on the Roof

This show features some of the best music ever produced for the stage and is a must-see for audiences of all ages.

Curtain is 7:30 PM February 8 and 9, and 2:00 PM Sunday, February 10. Admission is  $10.00 9th grade and older, $8.00 8th grade and below. Tickets are on sale in the Ames High main office.

AMES LACROSSE CLUB

A new season for Ames Lacrosse Club will be starting soon.  Games are played from March 30 to May 12. Starting February 10, indoor practices will be conducted on Sunday evenings through February and March.  Outdoor practices start the week after Spring break. For more info or to register, go to ameslax.com.   Questions can be emailed to ameslaxclub@gmail.com.

MATTRESS FUNDRAISER:

Do you need to replace a bed in your home?  Now is the time! The Ames High Band is hosting a one day Mattress Sale at Ames High Cafeteria on Saturday, February 9th from 10AM-5PM.  There will be over 25 name brand models on display for you to try. All beds are brand new, made to order, available in all sizes, and come with factory warranties!  There will also be pillows, sheets, mattress protectors, frames and even adjustable bases available as well! Delivery and haul away are available. Best of all, prices are less than retail stores!  Mention this email and get free sheets with any bed purchase! Here’s a video that explains how it all works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_pQ6O8aVus.  We would greatly appreciate your support!

DALLAS BRASS CONCERT:

We are very excited to be hosting the Dallas Brass on Tuesday February 12 at Ames High School.  Take a few minutes and watch some video of the group in action: http://www.dallasbrass.com/media   The concert begins at 7 pm.  The Wind Symphony and Freshman Band will be performing with the Dallas Brass as a part of the concert.  Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door (if there are any tickets remaining). To purchase tickets contact chris.ewan@ames.k12.ia.us or you may purchase them in the Ames High main office.

 

IMPORTANT DATE- February 13 Late Start Adjustment

On Wednesday, February 13th, Dr. Clay Cook will be presenting to Ames High and Ames Middle School teachers during their weekly professional development time. He is presenting on the importance of multi-tiered systems of support to address children’s needs across a variety of domains, including socially, emotionally, and behaviorally.

As a result, school start times will be adjusted compared to regular Wednesday times. Please adjust your calendars accordingly for Wednesday, February 13:

Ames Middle School will start school at 10:15 AM

Ames High School will start school at 10:30 AM

AMES HIGH ACADEMIC AND ARTS BOOSTER CLUB

The Ames High Academic and Arts Booster Club (AABC) needs your help.

Please donate to a Booster Club that gives grants directly to students and educators for unique, creative, and innovative learning experiences. AABC supports academic activities, as well as the visual and performing arts at Ames High through supplemental funding.

Some of our previous grant recipients include support of the Pollinator Project, which involves all high school biology students, and funding for the annual Great Gatsby party. These educational experiences are enhanced by AABC funding and encourage our students to be lifelong learners. Please send your contribution to AABC, c/o Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Drive, Ames, IA  50010.

Questions? Contact Susan Gwiasda at susangwiasda@yahoo.com or LeAnn Hillier atlmhillier@msn.com

 

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE

Friday, Feb. 1

AHS Winter Cheer Youth Clinic – 3:45 PM Ames High School

BBB 10th vs. Urbandale (Home) 4:45 PM  

BBB Boys Varsity vs. Urbandale (Home)7:45 PM

GBB Girls JV1 vs. Urbandale (Home) 4:45 PM

GBB Girls Varsity vs. Urbandale (Home) 6:15 PM

Saturday. Feb. 2

AHS at Urbandale Jazz Colloquium

BSwim-V at Fort Dodge Districts 12 PM

BBB-10/V vs Ankeny Centennial 3/6 PM

GBB-JV1/V vs Ankeny Centennial 3/4:30 PM

Monday, Feb. 4

BBB-9 vs Marshalltown 6 PM

Tuesday, Feb. 5

GBB-JV1/V vs Marshalltown 4:45/6:15 PM

BBB-10/V vs Marshalltown 4:45/7:45 PM

Wednesday, Feb. 6

AHS Athletics College Signing Ceremony 7:45 AM

Thursday, Feb 7

WR-JV at Boone JV Invite 5:30 PM

GBB-JV2 vs Dowling 6 PM

BBB-9 vs Dowling 7:30 PM

Friday, Feb. 8

AHS Winter Musical 7:30 PM

GBB-JV1/V vs Dowling 4:45/6:15 PM

BBB-10/V vs Dowling 4:45/7:45 PM

Saturday, Feb. 9

AHS Winter Musical 7:30 PM

WR- V at Districts all day

BSwim-V at IHSAA 12:30 PM

Mattress Fundraiser 10AM-5PM. Ames High Cafeteria

Sunday, Feb. 10

AHS Winter Musical 2 PM

 

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Daily Notes 

The last day to drop a class without consequences is Tuesday, Feb. 5th.

Attention students  – Math tutoring is only on Thursdays.   Sorry for any inconvenience.

The Ames Noon Kiwanis Club is granting up to three $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors that have been involved in Community Service.  Information on the scholarship is available in Student Services. The applications are due no later than March 8th.

 

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Thursday January 31, 2019

Daily Notes 

TWO HOUR LATE START

Warning Bell 0:05 9:45 AM

Period 1  0:31 9:50 AM 10:21 AM
Period 2  0:33 10:26 AM 10:59 AM
Period 3  0:31 11:04 AM 11:35 AM
Period 4  0:31 11:40 AM 12:11 PM

Period 5/ 1st Lunch  0:38 12:11 PM 12:49 PM
Lunch Class   0:31 12:49 PM 1:20 PM
Class  0:31 12:16 PM 12:47 PM
Last Lunch  0:38 12:47 PM 1:25 PM

Period 6  0:30 1:25 PM 1:55 PM
Period 7  0:30 2:00 PM 2:30 PM
Period 8  0:30 2:35 PM 3:05 PM

Have you received a W-2 from your employer? Need to file taxes for 2018? Come to room 102 on Thursday during plus period. Mrs. Schmaltz will show you how!

The Ames Noon Kiwanis Club is granting up to three $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors that have been involved in Community Service.  Information on the scholarship is available in Student Services.  The applications are due no later than March 8th.

A new season for Ames Lacrosse Club will be starting soon.  Games are played from March 30th to May 12th.  Starting February 10th, indoor practices will be conducted on Sunday evenings in February and March.  Outdoor practices start the week after Spring Break.  For more info or to register, go toameslax.com.  Questions can be emailed to ameslaxclub@gmail.com.

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Wednesday, January 30

Due to the severe weather, Ames Schools will be CLOSED
on Wednesday, January 30.

 

Have you received a W-2 from your employer? Need to file taxes for 2018? Come to room 102 on Thursday during plus period. Mrs. Schmaltz will show you how!

The Ames Noon Kiwanis Club is granting up to three $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors that have been involved in Community Service.  Information on the scholarship is available in Student Services.  The applications are due no later than March 8th.

A new season for Ames Lacrosse Club will be starting soon.  Games are played from March 30th to May 12th.  Starting February 10th, indoor practices will be conducted on Sunday evenings in February and March.  Outdoor practices start the week after Spring Break.  For more info or to register, go toameslax.com.  Questions can be emailed to ameslaxclub@gmail.com.

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Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

Due to the severe weather, Ames Schools will be CLOSED on Tuesday, January 29 and Wednesday, January 30.

 Postponed The Ames High Self Defense Club will start meeting tomorrow at 8:30am before school in the wrestling room. Be there!

Have you received a W-2 from your employer? Need to file taxes for 2018? Come to room 102 on Thursday during plus period. Mrs. Schmaltz will show you how!

The Ames Noon Kiwanis Club is granting up to three $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors that have been involved in Community Service.  Information on the scholarship is available in Student Services.  The applications are due no later than March 8th.

A new season for Ames Lacrosse Club will be starting soon.  Games are played from March 30th to May 12th.  Starting February 10th, indoor practices will be conducted on Sunday evenings in February and March.  Outdoor practices start the week after Spring Break.  For more info or to register, go toameslax.com.  Questions can be emailed to ameslaxclub@gmail.com.

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