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Friday March 31, 2017


FINANCIAL AID NIGHT FOR PARENTS OF NEXT YEAR’S SENIORS

On Wednesday, April 5th, the counselors will host a Financial Aid Night at 7:00 PM in the AHS Cafeteria. A representative from the College Planning Center will be available to explain the procedure to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the many steps involved in the financial aid process. This is a very informative evening for senior parents to be (but all are welcome), with time allotted for a question and answer session.

AP TEST TAKERS SAVE THE DATE            
All students taking AP tests this spring will need to attend a mandatory pre-registration meeting at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, April 12 in the AHS cafeteria. The meeting will hopefully be over by 8:45. Anyone who absolutely cannot attend needs to contact Mr. Burke in Student Services before April 21.

ANOTHER NATIONAL SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARD WINNER

A BIG CONGRATS to Hannah Huang! Hannah has earned a National Gold Medal in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2017. Hannah has been identified by panels of creative professionals as one of the most talented young writers in the nation. This year, more than 330,000 works of art and writing were submitted. Less than 1% were recognized at the national level. These students have been invited to attend a ceremony at the world-famous Carnegie Hall in New York City on Thursday, June 8. Hannah and Caylee are our two National Gold Medal recipients.

PROM 2017
The AHS Junior Prom Committee is excited to announce this year’s prom theme as “Enchanted Forest.” Prom will be held at the Scheman Building, 1805 Center Drive, on Saturday, April 8th, from 9:00-11:30 PM (doors will close at 10:00 PM). Please note the start time is 9:00 PM. Tickets are $20 and will be sold April 3rd-7th before school, during lunch, and after school. No tickets will be sold at the door. All students and guests must have their school IDs to enter the dance. Out of school dance forms are available in the old main office and must be turned in no later than Wednesday, April 5th.

POST PROM
Juniors and seniors are invited to attend the 2017 Post Prom Party “Central Park After Dark,” whether attending prom or not, on Sunday, April 9th from midnight-4:30 AM in the AHS gym. NO cost to attend, NO tickets needed. Prom dates are also invited, but if your guest is not an AHS junior or senior, s/he must be registered in the high school office prior to the party. Enter through the wrestling room entrance. Student IDs required, NO ADMISSION after 1:10 AM, NO outside food or beverages, NO bags, backpacks, or purses allowed.

NHS IOWA LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY FUNDRAISER
National Honor Society is conducting an online fundraiser through Friday, April 7, to support the Iowa Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. We are encouraging all students and their families to consider a donation to help support the research and support of blood cancer. NHS has a $5,000 goal we are aiming for. Donations can be made at the link shown here: http://events.lls.org/pages/ia/Ames-High-School-2017

ONLINE AP CLASSES
Any student interested in taking AP Microeconomics (fall 2017), AP Macroeconomics (fall 2017), AP Statistics (both semesters), or AP Computer Science (Java; both semesters) online beginning in the fall of 2017 please pick up an application in the ELP Alcove in the Media Center. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Kuhns or Mrs. Monroe. Applications are due April 11, 2017, there are no exceptions to the deadline.

2016-2017 AHS YEARBOOKS STILL AVAILABLE FOR ORDER
If you have not yet purchased your 2016-2017 yearbook, it’s not too late. We have set up a site to purchase your yearbook online. The cost is $55 and you pay with a major credit card. Within the week, there will also be information on the same page for how to purchase a student recognition “Baby Ad.” More info to come on these ads. Please direct any questions to sponsor James Webb. Thank you! www.buytheyearbook.com/ameshighschool

AMES HIGH DEBATE RESULTS
Ames High debaters participated in the Great Midwestern Novice and Junior Varsity Championships at Iowa City West over the weekend. Dakshina Paudyal placed fifth in Student Congressional Debate and the Novice Public Forum team of Silvia Aydinyan and Susanna Mkhitaryan placed third. Silvia also won first place in speaker points for Public Forum.

BACCALAUREATE APPLICATIONS DUE
Seniors interested in being a student performer or nominating a speaker for baccalaureate can find the applications at the links below. Applications are DUE TOMORROW, April 1.

http://www.ames.k12.ia.us/events/ames-high-baccalaureate-class-2017-application-student-performers/

http://www.ames.k12.ia.us/events/ames-high-baccalaureate-class-2017-speaker-nominations/

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD GETS 2ND PLACE
The Ames High School Science Olympiad team traveled to Coe College in Cedar Rapids last weekend to compete in the Iowa Science Olympiad competition. The Ames High School team finished 2nd in the competition.

Earning 1st place medals were the following students:
Sarah Song, David Kim and Andres Cordoba for Experimental Design
Katie Fukushima and Sarah Song for Invasive Species
Jason Chen and Victoria Kyveryga for Astronomy
Hannah Huang and Jasper Shogren-Knaak for Hovercraft
John Kim and Jinal Amin for Wind Power

2nd place medals went to:

Philip Ma and Victoria Kyveryga for Hydrogeology
Jason Chen and Sarah Song for Dynamic Planet
Andres Cordoba and Jason Chen for Electric Vehicle

3rd place medals went to:
Shria Chug and Hannah Huang for Disease Detective
Jinal Amin and Katie Fukushima for Forensics

The team is coached by Peg Barbour, Mary Glenn, and Kerri Marsh.

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
Friday, March 31
    Boys Track: JV/V @ Waukee Early Bird 4:30 PM

Saturday, April 1
    Boys Soccer: V Ames Invite 10:00 AM/1:00 PM

Monday, April 3
    Boys Tennis: JV/V @ Cedar Falls 4:00 PM
    Boys Soccer: 9 @ Newton 4:00 PM
    Girls Track: 9/10 Ames 9/10 CO-ED 4:15 PM
    Boys Track: 9/10 Ames 9/10 CO-ED 4:15 PM

Tuesday, April 4
    Girls Tennis: JV/V vs Hoover 4:00 PM
    Boys Tennis: JV/V @ Hoover 4:00 PM
    Girls Track: JV/V @ Waukee Invite #2 4:15 PM
    Boys Soccer: JV/V vs Ft. Dodge 5:30/7:00 PM

Wednesday, April 5
    Financial Aid Night – AHS Cafeteria 7:00 PM

Thursday, April 6
    Girls Tennis: JV/V vs Ankeny 4:00 PM
    Senior One Act Plays 7:00 PM

Friday, April 7
    Boys Soccer: 9/JV/V @ Roosevelt – Cownie Soccer Fields 4:45/6:00/7:30 PM
    Boys Track: JV/V @ Marshalltown Kenny Dean Invite 5:00 PM
    Girls Soccer: JV/V @ Nevada – SCORE Pavilion 5:30/7:00 PM
    Senior One Act Plays 7:00 PM

Saturday, April 8
    Prom – Scheman Building 9:00-11:30 PM

Sunday, April 9
    Post Prom – AHS midnight-4:30 AM

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Friday, March 31, 2017

National Honor Society applications for next year are due to Mrs. Schmaltz in Room 102 by Monday. There will be NO exceptions to this deadline.

If you are a senior interested in participating in the Senior Art Show, make sure to contact Mrs. Hassebrock, Mrs. Renze, or Mrs. Wede this week to get more information.

Juniors, remind your parents that Wednesday, April 5th, the counselors will host a Financial Aid Night at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria, where they can find out how to fill out the FAFSA.

The Junior & Senior Prom will be held at Scheman on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00-11:30 PM. Tickets are $20 and will go on sale next Monday. No tickets will be sold at the door. All students and guests must have their ID to get into the dance. Out of school dance forms are available in the old main office and must be turned in no later than April 5th. Free prom dresses are available in room B10. Please contact Ms. Losoff if you’re interested.

Juniors and seniors interested in being considered for participating in the hypnotist’s act at Post Prom, you need to fill out a permission form, which you can get in the old main office. All students need a parent signature saying they are o.k. with you participating in this event. This includes 18 year olds. Please return the form to Mrs. McCarley in the old main office.

Attention seniors: Are you interested in speaking at the graduation ceremony in May? Auditions for an original introduction, two original speeches, and the closing poem will be held on April 12, from 7:50-8:50 AM. Sign up in room 26 and see Mrs. Micalone with questions or to pick up a copy of the poem.

Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors: Mrs. Sullivan (Social Studies) will be leading a Plus Period to discuss Fake News. Sign up for Mrs. Sullivan’s Plus Period for Tuesday, April 4 if interested. Both U.S. Government and AP Government students from THIS semester should not sign up. See Mrs. Sullivan in room 109 if you have questions.

Do you believe in limited government, a strong national defense, and protecting individual freedoms? Do you like discussing politics with peers? Even if you have a different opinion, join Ames High’s Young Americans for Freedom club! This week we’ll be talking about the argument over marijuana and its legalization. Sign up under Mr. Flannery’s name in Flexisched for Friday, April 7th!

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

 

All girls interested in playing softball for Ames High this summer, there is a pre-season meeting today during Plus Period in Mr. Gorman’s classroom (211). If you plan to play, you MUST attend the meeting.

The AHS Fashion Show will take place tomorrow in the AHS Auditorium at 7:00 PM. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for AHS students.

If you are a senior interested in participating in the Senior Art Show, make sure to contact Mrs. Hassebrock, Mrs. Renze, or Mrs. Wede this week to get more information.

The Junior & Senior Prom will be held at Scheman on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00-11:30 PM. Tickets are $20 and will go on sale next Monday. No tickets will be sold at the door. All students and guests must have their ID to get into the dance. Out of school dance forms are available in the old main office and must be turned in no later than April 5th. Free prom dresses are available in room B10. Please contact Ms. Losoff if you’re interested.

Juniors and seniors interested in being considered for participating in the hypnotist’s act at Post Prom, you need to fill out a permission form, which you can get in the old main office. All students need a parent signature saying they are o.k. with you participating in this event. This includes 18 year olds. Please return the form to Mrs. McCarley in the old main office.

Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors: Mrs. Sullivan (Social Studies) will be leading a Plus Period to discuss Fake News. Sign up for Mrs. Sullivan’s Plus Period for Tuesday, April 4 if interested. Both U.S. Government and AP Government students from THIS semester should not sign up. See Mrs. Sullivan in room 109 if you have questions.

Seniors, have you thought about a career in the wireless communications industry after graduation? Murphy Tower is taking applications for their June full time Telecommunication Tower Technician where you can earn as you learn. Stop by Student Services for more information.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Teachers are reminded to show the NHS Pennies for Patients video following the afternoon announcements.

All girls interested in playing softball for Ames High this summer, there will be a pre-season meeting tomorrow in Mr. Gorman’s classroom (211) during PLUS PERIOD. If you plan to play, you MUST attend the meeting.

The AHS Fashion Show will take place this Friday in the AHS Auditorium at 7:00 PM. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for AHS students. A fundraiser will be held at Tropical Smoothie today from 2:00-8:00 PM. Please mention the Fashion Show to the cashier.

Seniors who are interested in being a student performer or nominating a speaker for baccalaureate can pick up an application in the main office or online in the Digital Backpack. Due date is April 1.

Any current sophomore or junior with a GPA of 3.4 or higher is eligible to apply to National Honor Society for the 2017-2018 school year. Applications are available at the high school website or in the old main office. Deadline is this Monday!

If you are a senior interested in participating in the Senior Art Show, make sure to contact Mrs. Hassebrock, Mrs. Renze, or Mrs. Wede this week to get more information.

The Junior & Senior Prom will be held at Scheman on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00-11:30 PM. Tickets are $20 and will go on sale next Monday. No tickets will be sold at the door. All students and guests must have their ID to get into the dance. Out of school dance forms are available in the old main office and must be turned in no later than April 5th. Free prom dresses are available in room B10. Please contact Ms. Losoff if you’re interested.

Juniors and seniors interested in being considered for participating in the hypnotist’s act at Post Prom, you need to fill out a permission form, which you can get in the old main office. All students need a parent signature saying they are o.k. with you participating in this event. This includes 18 year olds. Please return the form to Mrs. McCarley in the old main office.

Attention Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors: Mrs. Sullivan (Social Studies) will be leading a Plus Period to discuss Fake News. Sign up for Mrs. Sullivan’s Plus Period for Tuesday, April 4 if interested. Both U.S. Government and AP Government students from THIS semester should not sign up. See Mrs. Sullivan in room 109 if you have questions.

Teachers, please show the video supporting the fundraising efforts of National Honor Society this week.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ignite CS will meet today at 3:05 in the Media Center. Snacks will be provided and friends are welcome!

All girls interested in playing softball for Ames High this summer, there will be a pre-season meeting this Thursday, March 30th, in Mr. Gorman’s classroom (211) during PLUS PERIOD. If you plan to play, you MUST attend the meeting.

Seniors who are interested in being a student performer or nominating a speaker for baccalaureate can pick up an application in the main office or online in the Digital Backpack. Due date is April 1.

If you are a senior interested in participating in the Senior Art Show, make sure to contact Mrs. Hassebrock, Mrs. Renze, or Mrs. Wede this week to get more information.

The Junior & Senior Prom will be held at Scheman on Saturday, April 8th from 9:00-11:30 PM. Tickets are $20 and will go on sale next Monday. No tickets will be sold at the door. All students and guests must have their ID to get into the dance. Out of school dance forms are available in the old main office and must be turned in no later than April 5th. Free prom dresses are available in room B10. Please contact Ms. Losoff if you’re interested.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

The AHS Fashion Show will take place at 7:00 PM on March 31st in the AHS Auditorium. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for AHS students. A fundraiser will be held at Tropical Smooth Café on Wednesday, March 29th, from 2:00-8:00 PM. Please mention the Fashion Show to the cashier.

If you are a senior interested in participating in the Senior Art Show, make sure to contact Mrs. Hassebrock, Mrs. Renze, or Mrs. Wede this week to get more information.

Any current sophomore or junior with a GPA of 3.4 or higher is eligible to apply to National Honor Society for the 2017-2018 school year. Applications are available at the high school website or in the old main office. Deadline is Monday, April 3.

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Friday March 24, 2017

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY APPLICATION
National Honor Society applications are available online at the high school website. Any current sophomore or junior with a GPA of 3.40 or higher is eligible to apply. Applications are due to Mrs. Schmaltz by Monday, April 3, 2017. No exceptions to this deadline. Questions can be sent to rhonda.schmaltz@ames.k12.ia.us .

BACCALAUREATE NOMINATIONS
Seniors interested in being a student performer or nominating a speaker for baccalaureate can pick up an application in the main office or check online in the Digital Backpack. Due date is April 1st.

FINANCIAL AID NIGHT FOR PARENTS OF NEXT YEAR’S SENIORS
On Wednesday, April 5th, the counselors will host a Financial Aid Night at 7:00 PM in the AHS Cafeteria. A representative from the College Planning Center will be available to explain the procedure to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the many steps involved in the financial aid process. This is a very informative evening for senior parents to be (but all are welcome), with time allotted for a question and answer session.

SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING AWARDS OF 2017
A BIG CONGRATS to Caylee Fuqua! Caylee has earned national recognition in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2017. Caylee earned a National Gold Medal. Caylee has been identified by panels of creative professionals as one of the most talented young artists in the nation. This year, more than 330,000 works of art and writing were submitted. Less than 1% were recognized at the national level. These students have been invited to attend a ceremony at the world-famous Carnegie Hall in New York City on Thursday, June 8.

AMES HIGH POST PROM HELP NEEDED
We are looking for volunteers to help make Ames High Post Prom a safe and successful night for AHS students. No matter your time or talents, we have an opportunity to match your needs. Please go to the following link and sign up for this fun night! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f49afa82b0-ames1

Parents/Guardians of AHS Juniors and Seniors: the Post Prom Party is open to all juniors and seniors, and their dates, whether or not they attend the Prom itself. Games, entertainment, food, and prizes will provided a terrific night at NO COST to the students. Funds are needed to pay for the food, entertainment, and prizes, and we could use your help! The average cost of the Post Prom Party is $45 per student. Our goal is to raise $16,000. Any donations would be greatly appreciated. Checks should be made payable to AHS Post Prom and mailed to Kim Iiams, AHS Post Prom, 4108 Laura Court, Ames, Iowa 50010. Or students can drop them in the Post Prom donation box in the office at the school. Thank you for your help in keeping our students safe and having fun – 2017 Post Prom Co-Chairs.

RESULTS OF STATE INDIVIDUAL SPEECH CONTEST
Twelve Ames High School students participated in the State Individual Speech Contest at Johnston High School on Saturday, March 11. Students who received I ratings include Tiffany Rong (Storytelling), Elena Andrews (Interpretative Poetry), Teresa Pelzer (Storytelling), Hannah Wigdahl (Storytelling and Solo Musical Theater), Tianxin Xu (Original Oration), Kijune Kim (Literary Program), Jill Schoenrock (Acting and Improvisation), Philip Ma (Public Address), Josh Gartin (Solo Musical Theater), and Libby Grunenwald (Storytelling). Students who received II ratings were Kathleen Pelzer (Original Oration), Rachel Junck (Public Address), and Tianxin Xu (Public Address).

THREE AMES HIGH SPEECH STUDENTS ARE SELECTED FOR ALL STATE
Libby Grunenwald (Storytelling), Elena Andrews (Interpretative Poetry), and Jill Schoenrock (Acting) were selected to perform at the All State Individual Events Speech Festival at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls on Monday, March 27. Fewer than 10 percent of the students who participate in individual speech activities are selected for All State. Coaches for the the students are Judy Anderson, Becky Riker, Isaiah Riker, and Connie Ringlee.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST
ELPA21, the annual English language proficiency test for all ELLs, will be given March 27 – April 7. If you have any questions about the assessment, please contact Kendall Schuldt, ESL Teacher at Kendall.schuldt@ames.k12.ia.us or 515-817-0600 ext. 2334.

FOR JUNIORS & SENIORS INVITED TO POST PROM
Juniors and seniors are invited to attend the 2017 Post Prom Party “Central Park After Dark”, whether attending prom or not on Sunday, April 9 from midnight-4:30 AM in the AHS gym. NO cost to attend, NO tickets needed. Prom dates are also invited, but if your guest is not an AHS junior or senior, he/she must be registered in the high school office prior to the party. Out of school dance forms are available in the old main office and must be turned in no later than Wednesday, April 5th. Enter through the wrestling room entrance. Student ID’s required, NO ADMISSION after 1:15 AM, NO outside food or beverages, NO bags, backpacks or purses allowed.

WESTERN IOWA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIR RESULTS
Congratulations to the following AHS students for their participation in the 8th annual Western Iowa Science & Engineering Fair held on the Northwestern Community College campus in Sheldon last Saturday. These students, as well as two more research groups from AHS, will be participating in the State Science & Technology Fair of Iowa on Thursday, March 30th. The fair will be held at Hilton on ISU campus and is open to the public.  

Sarah Arbuckle – United States Army Award; 1st place Team High School Science
Amy Cyr – United States Army Award; 1st place Team High School Science
Helen Hu –U.S. Metric Association Award; 2nd Place Physical Science HS; 1st place Genius Olympiad Trip Winner
David Kim –United States Army Award; Honorable Mention Physical Science HS
Caleb Kong –ASM Materials Education Foundation Award; United States Air Force Award; Honorable Mention Physical Science HS
Merrina Lan –Society for In-Vitro Biology Award; U.S. Metric Association Award; 2nd place Team High School Science
Abigail Tibben –U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize Regional Award; 3rd Place Physical Science HS; 2nd alternate Genius Olympiad Trip Winner

DRILL TEAM SPRING SHOW
The Drill Team 18th Annual Spring Show is THIS Saturday at 7:00 PM in the Ames High Gym. There will be a kids clinic at 9:00AM for PS-8th graders, WALK IN REGISTRATIONS FOR KIDS ARE WELCOME, admission for the clinic is $30 and this includes the clinic, snack, a performance t-shirt and your ticket to the show that night. Admission to the show for adults is $7 and high school students and under are $5. Come support the Drill Team as they showcase all of their competition routines including some crowd favorites such as team hip hop, kick and a coed number. We hope to see you this Saturday night at 7:00 PM at the Ames High Gym!

2017-2018 FALL CHEER & DRILL TEAM TRYOUTS
2017/2018 Drill Team Tryouts

  • Monday, March 27th; 5:30-8:30 in the Spirit Room
  • Tryouts will consist of jumps, turns, leaps and a dance. The drill team workshop will be 5:30-6:45 and tryouts will begin at 7:00 PM
  • Wear any solid color top and solid color bottom with your hair up, bows are optional
  • Bring snacks and homework for your downtime, you may leave once you audition
  • Audition results will be released by March 31st
  • If you have conflicts with the tryout time please contact Coach Buss ASAP

2017 Fall Cheer Tryouts

  • Wednesday, March 29th; 5:30-8:30 in the Spirit Room
  • Tryouts will consist of jumps, a cheer, the school song and tumbling. The cheer workshop will be 5:30-6:45 and tryouts will begin at 7:00 PM
  • Wear any solid color top and solid color bottom with your hair up and no jewelry, bows are optional
  • Bring snacks and homework for your downtime, you may leave once you audition
  • Audition results will be released by March 31st
  • If you have conflicts with the tryout times please contact Coach Buss ASAP

BUSINESS HORIZONS SUMMER PROGRAM
Business Horizons, a program of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation, is the longest-running, most unique summer program of its kind for high school students in Iowa. Business Horizons brings together roughly 100 students from across the state for one week of challenges, competitions and fun, while experiencing the world of business. The program is perfect for forward-thinking students looking for an opportunity to get ahead. Students gain first-hand knowledge about entrepreneurship, develop teamwork and leadership skills, discover their strengths and opportunities in Iowa and much more. For more information, visit their website, http://www.businesshorizonsiowa.org/ or contact Mrs. Schmaltz (rhonda.schmaltz@ames.k12.ia.us).

AP TEST TAKERS SAVE THE DATE            
All students taking AP tests this spring will need to attend a mandatory pre-registration meeting at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, April 12 in the AHS cafeteria. The meeting will hopefully be over by 8:45.

UPDATED SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
The Ames Education Foundation has scholarships available for Ames High School Seniors. Scholarship applications are due March 30th at 3:00 PM. Applications may be submitted to Student Services.  There is additional information provided at the Ames Education Foundation website, or you may click here.

COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES
There will be a representative from Marshalltown Community College in Student Services during Plus Period on Monday, March 27. Please schedule to visit with this representative.

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE

Saturday, March 25
    Girls Track: V @ Cornell Invite 11:00 AM
    Boys Track: V @ Cornell Invite 11:00 AM
    Drill Team Spring Show 7:00 PM
    Thespian Film Festival 7:00 PM

Tuesday, March 28
    Girls Track: JV/V @ Waukee Invite 4:15 PM
    Boys Track: 9/JV/V @ SE Polk 4:30 PM
    Tennis Parent meeting 7:00 PM

Thursday, March 30
    Boys Track: JV/V @ Waukee Early Bird 4:30 PM
    Boys Soccer: JV/V vs DC Grimes 5:30/7:00 PM

Friday, March 31
    AHS Fashion Show – AHS Auditorium 7:00 PM

Saturday, April 1
    Boys Soccer: V Ames Invite 10:00 AM/1:00 PM

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Friday, March 24, 2017

There will be a representative from Marshalltown Community College in Student Services during Plus Period on Monday. Please schedule if you would like to visit with this representative.

The AHS Fashion Show will take place on Friday, March 31st, in the AHS Auditorium at 7:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.

Juniors and Seniors attending Post Prom: we are again having a hypnotist at the end of the Post Prom event this year. If you are interested in being considered for participating in the hypnotist’s act, you need to fill out a permission form, which you can get in the old main office. All students need a parent signature saying they are o.k. with you participating in this event. This includes 18 year olds. Please return the form to Mrs. McCarley in the old main office. The sooner, the better for possible selection in being a part of the show.

Any student interested in taking AP Microeconomics, AP Macroeconomics, AP Statistics or AP Computer Science (Java) online beginning in the fall of 2017 please pick up an application in the ELP Alcove in the Media Center. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Kuhns or Mrs. Monroe. Applications are due April 11, 2017; there are no exceptions to the deadline.

 

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Seniors interested in nominating a speaker or being a student performer for baccalaureate can pick up an application in the old main office or check online in the Digital Backpack. Due date is April 1st.

Any student interested in taking AP Microeconomics, AP Macroeconomics, AP Statistics or AP Computer Science (Java) online beginning in the fall of 2017 please pick up an application in the ELP Alcove in the Media Center. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Kuhns or Mrs. Monroe. Applications are due April 11, 2017; there are no exceptions to the deadline.

The AHS Fashion Show will take place on Friday, March 31st, in the AHS Auditorium at 7:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.

Any current sophomore or junior with a GPA of 3.4 or higher is eligible to apply to National Honor Society for the 2017-2018 school year. Applications are available at the high school website or in the old main office. Deadline is Monday, April 3.

 

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

 

The Junior Prom Committee is excited to announce AHS’s 2017 Prom! This year’s theme is Enchanted Forest. Prom will be on Saturday, April 8th from 8:00-11:30 PM. Tickets are $20 and will be available for purchase the week of prom. Stay tuned for further details! Juniors and Seniors – please complete the survey for prom court before this Friday.

Seniors interested in nominating a speaker or being a student performer for baccalaureate can pick up an application in the old main office. Due date is April 1st.

Any student interested in taking AP Microeconomics (fall 2017), AP Macroeconomics (fall 2017), AP Statistics (both semesters) or AP Computer Science (Java; both semesters) online beginning in the fall of 2017 please pick up an application in the ELP Alcove in the Media Center. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Kuhns or Mrs. Monroe. Applications are due April 11, 2017; there are no exceptions to the deadline.

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