AHS SPRING PLAY
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 tonight, April 27 and Saturday beginning at 7:00 PM. Admission is $5.00 for high school and older and $4.00 for 8th grade and younger.
CPR TRAINING DURING PE – MONDAY, APRIL 30th.
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.
SPRING CHORAL CONCERT
The Ames High School Vocal Music Department will present the Spring Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 30, in the Ames High Auditorium. The Freshmen Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Treble Chorale, Bass Choir and Concert Chorale will perform under the direction Peggy Dieter and Sonia Johnson. Tickets are available at the door: $3 for students; $5 for Adults with $10 maximum per family.
AHS SPRING BAND CONCERT
The Ames High School Bands will be presenting a Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 1 at 6:30 PM and 8:00 PM in the Ames High School Auditorium. The 6:30 PM concert features Jazz I, the Ninth Grade Band and the Concert Band. The 8:00 PM concert features the Symphonic Band and the Wind Symphony. The bands are under the direction of Andrew Buttermore and Chris Ewan. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and $10 for a family.
AMES HIGH BASEBALL PRACTICE
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!
CELL PHONES AND AP TESTING
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 also need to bring pencils and a black or blue pen.
ATTENTION PARENTS OF SENIORS
This is the time of year for senior Baby Ads. This is your opportunity to add a personalized message to your child along with a picture or two to celebrate (or embarrass) your graduating senior. You may use this link or the attached pdf to access the information you need. The deadline is Monday, May 14th. If you have questions you may direct them to yearbook sponsor Mr. Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org
AJAS – AMERICAN JUNIOR ACADEMY OF SCIENCE DELEGATES
Congratulations to AHS students Pooja Kasiviswanathan and Arunadee Fernando for being selected as the 2019 Iowa Delegates for the AAAS Annual Meeting “Science Transcending Boundaries” to be held in Washington, DC, February 2019.
AJAS is America’s only honor research society for high school scientists. Each Affiliated state’s Academy of Science selects the premier middle and high school researchers from their state to be lifetime fellows in AJAS. Ms. Kasiviswanathan & Ms. Fernando each completed a year long research project and shared their findings at the 2018 Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting at Buena Vista College, Storm Lake, on Friday, April 20th. Thanks to the funding provided IJAS by the Iowa Space Grant Consortium, Ms. Kasiviswanathan & Ms. Fernando are awarded an all expense paid trip to Washington, DC to participate in the American Junior Academy of Science (AJAS) and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual meeting programs February 2019. At the meeting, Ms. Kasiviswanathan and Ms. Fernando will be honored and inducted as fellows into AJAS. Congratulations to these outstanding Ames High students!
AHS DECA INTERNATIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
Congratulations to the 26 AHS DECA competitors and leadership academy attendees at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Over 21,000 students from all 50 states and 10 countries attend to compete for a place on the grand awards stage. Juniors Scott Junck and Kijune Kim qualified to compete in the final round at ICDC, placing in the top 18 of their event.
DECA is an organization that prepares emerging leaders to be college and career ready. While the focus of competitive events is on business principles such as marketing, finance, hospitality, management and entrepreneurship, students who participate in the local DECA chapter also find themselves involved in service projects that help them further their commitment to community, as well as leadership activities that help them develop and enhance employability skills.
ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE
Friday, April 27
Boys/Girls Track V @ Drake Relays
Girls Soccer V @ Burlington Invite – TBA April 27–28
Boys Tennis JV/V vs Centennial, 4PM – Ames High School
Boys Soccer JV2/JV1/V vs Waukee 4:45 PM – Ames High
Spring Play 7PM – Ames High School, 1921 Ames High Dr,
Saturday, April 28
Spring Play – 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM – Ames High School
boys/Girls Track V @ Drake Relays
Girls Soccer V @ Burlington Invite – TBA
Monday, April 30
Girls Tennis JV/V @ FD 1 PM – 1930 Elmhurst Ave
Boys Tennis JV/V @ Ft. Dodge 4 PM -1930 Elmhurst Ave
AHS Choral Spring Concert – 7:30 PM – Ames High School
Tuesday, May 1
AHS Band Spring Concert – 6:30 PM – Ames High School
Boys Tennis JV/V vs SEP – 1 PM
Girls Tennis JV/V vs SEP – 4 PM
Boys Soccer V/JV vs Lincoln 4:45
Thursday, May 3
Boys Tennis JV/V vs North – 4:00 PM – Ames High School
Girls Track JV/V @ Conference Meet – 4 PM
Boys Track JV/V vs Conference Meet 4 PM
Friday, May 4
Girls Tennis – JV/V @ Centennial – 4 PM – Prairie Ridge Sports Complex
Girls Soccer – JV2/JV1/V vs Johnston –4:45 PM – Ames High
Boys Soccer – JV2/JV1/V @ Johnston – 4:45 PM – Johnston High School
Saturday, May 5
Boys Soccer JV/V vs Iowa City West @ Newton 10 AM