Congratulations to the Girls Swimming & Diving Team for their 5th State Title in 6 years!
It was a banner day! The girls scored 355 points to win the swimming and diving meet 158 points ahead of runner-up Pleasant Valley.
The Little Cyclones scored in every event and set two new state records. There were multiple first-team all-state swimmers on the day and multiple state champions.
The 200 Medley Relay of Jazlyn Horras, Molly Winer, Grace Snyder and Amy Feddersen won in an All-American Consideration time.
The 200 Freestyle Relay of Sophie Sorenson, Sarah Bell, Olivia Snyder and Amy Feddersen won in an Automatic All-American and school record time. This was the first time Ames High won this relay in school history!
The 400 Freestyle Relay of Grace Snyder, Olivia Jenks, Morgan Rosser and Sophie Sorenson won in an All-American time with a new state record!
Sophie Sorenson set a new state record in her 100 Backstroke performance and Jazlyn Horras was Runner-up.
Grace Snyder was Runner-up in her 100 Butterfly performance and Jayna Misra added another Runner-up performance in her diving event on Friday night.
All in all, the Little Cyclones dominated the field. Scorers were:
Morgan Rosser, Olivia Jenks, Jazlyn Horras, Sarah Bell, Hannah Dietrich, Amy Feddersen, Grace Snyder, Sophie Sorenson, Molly Winer, Sabrinna Hegleheimer.
Congratulations to the girls and a very special thank you to all of the parents and fans that made the meet to cheer the girls on. What a special year and thank you to all of your support!
DRILL TEAM ANNUAL OMELET BREAKFAST
The Ames High Drill Team will be holding its 17th Annual Omelet Breakfast Sunday, November 15th, from 8am-12:30pm in the Ames High Cafeteria. Tickets are $5 for a Student, $7 for an Adult and $20 for a Family. Please attend and support the Drill Team!
LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
Seniors who still need Letters of Recommendation written for their college applications that are due January 1, 2016 MUST have those requests submitted to their counselor and/or teachers by Friday, November 20th.
GIRLS BASKETBALL FUNDRAISER
Help support the AHS Girls Basketball Team at Valentino’s on Monday, November 16 from 5-8 pm.
WINTER SPORTS KICK OFF
AHS Winter Sports Kick-off is Thursday, Nov. 19 in the gym. Doors open at 6:00 pm with Concessions and Clothing sales.
6:35-Drill team Performances-Introduce Team
6:45-Winter Cheer Performance-Introduce Team
6:50-Introduce Boys Swim and Wrestling Teams
7:00-Athletic Director Welcome and Booster Club Co-Presidents, introduction of Winter Sports Reps. Recognize Fall Accomplishments.
7:25-Transition to Parent Meetings.
GBB-Room 121 (Coach Sullivan’s room)
WR-Athletic Video Room 123
Drill Team-Gym 1
Winter Cheer-Media Center
Tickets are now on sale for the 25th anniversary annual Madrigal Dinners to be held on December 3, 4 & 5. Cost is $28.00. Regular (pork), vegetarian and gluten free meals are available at the time of reservation. For tickets please email Steve Linn at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-0600 ext. 2238.
NO LATE START but EARLY DISMISSAL ON NOVEMBER 25
There will not be a late start on Wednesday, Nov. 25 (the day before Thanksgiving). Classes will begin at 7:50 am and dismiss at 1:15 pm. Please look for the Nov. 25 schedule in next Friday’s parent email.
ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
Friday, Nov. 13
Fall Play 7:30 pm
Saturday, Nov. 14
Fall Play 7:30 pm
Sunday, Nov. 15
Drill Team Omelet Breakfast 8 am-12:30 pm AHS Cafeteria
Tuesday, Nov. 17
Auditions for Winter Musical
Thursday, Nov. 19
Winter Sports Kick Off 6 pm AHS Gym