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Clubs and Activities in alphabetical order




100th Green Butterfly

Mike Todd Wednesday after school, Room 49.

AHS Shout

James Webb Student-produced newscast about Ames High School events. Broadcasts once a month during homeroom, rebroadcasts on Channel 7. Meets Wednesdays after school.

Anime Club

Kendell Schuldt Meets Thursdays after school, Room 226.

Art Club

Lindsay Wede Students to meet in an informal setting to develop and share ideas, work on their own art projects and develop their skills to make art for a variety of purposes. Students help shape Art Club. All are welcome to come and be creative.

Astronomy Club

Collin Reichert  

Bridge Club

 Troy Hill Students practice skills involved in playing Bridge. Meets Mondays after school.


Hailey Losoff  Helps students with skills needed for college.

Culture Club

Samantha Edster  

Dance Marathon

 James Webb Raises money for families of children who have life threatening illnesses.


Annie Deam  Meets Monday and Thursday to prepare for debate competitions.


AHS DECA online

 Vicki Hales The international association for students of marketing. Meets 8 a.m. every other Wednesday.

Drama Club

Steven Woolery  

 ECO Club

 Mike Todd Helps manage  Ames High Prairie and the native plants on the Ames High campus. Clears undesirable plants, manages erosion and raises native plants to help restore the prairie. Meets daily after school and Mondays during PLUS period room 49.

Fashion Show

Carol VanWaardhuizen Meets Wednesday morning before school once a month to prepare for the annual Fashion Show.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Stacy Dobernecker Offers encouragement and fellowship to boys and girls, athletes and non-athletes, coaches and teachers. Meets 6:30 p.m. first Monday of the month; 7:10 a.m. third Monday of the month.

Feminist Club

  Tim Mooney  

Fiber Club

Stacy Dobernecker Meets Wednesdays after school to crochet, do other crafts and chat, using donated materials. All are welcome. Club members are willing and eager to teach.

Garden Club

 Mike Todd Organically manages six growing areas on the high school campus. Meets Mondays during Plus Period, Tuesdays and Fridays after school, Room 49.


Girls Who Code

Ginny Seibert  

Graphic Design

 Shelli Hassebrock  




National HOSA Site 

 Alan Junk  A club for students interested in health professions.


Ian Smith
Judge Johnston

Improv/Capture the Flag

Chuck Ripley  

Intrarmural Bowling

Shelli Hassebrock  

Junior Senate/
Prom Committee

 Hailey Losoff Meets Wednesday December through April to plan Prom.

Key Club

Cynthia Gillette  Kiwanis-affiliated student service club.Meets Tuesdays before school.

Knowledge Bowl

Nick Lachen  

National Honor Society

 Rhonda Schmaltz Develops leadership for students meeting certain academic eligibility requirements. Meets every other Tuesday during second lunch.

Peers Advocating Animal Welfare

Beth Brenneman  

Quiz Bowl

Nick Lachen
(Friday after school)
Quiz bowl is a game in which two teams compete head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports, and popular culture.


Ginny Seibert  

Scratch Pad

 Del Schmidt  A compilation of student writing and artwork edited and published by students that is published and sold every spring at Ames High School.

Science  Olympiad

Science Bowl

Peg Barbour
Mary Glenn
Nick Lachen
An interscholastic academic science team like a track meet for science.  A team of 15 students competes in pairs in 23 different events for all the disciplines of science and engineering. The winning team at state goes on to the National tournament in May. Meets Mondays after school.

 Senior Senate

 Kelly Micalone  Seniors who plan and run two blood drives, make important decisions regarding graduation (invitation information, graduation speakers, and name readers), and plan and run the senior picnic.


Students Helping End Poverty and Huger

 Tim Mooney SHEPH is student-led group that meets Thursdays at 7:20 a.m. to learn about and  raise money to address issues related to Hunger and Poverty. Hosts Tucheze Dance (Too Chay Zay, Swahili for “Let’s Dance) in the fall and hosts Hunger Banquet in the spring as a simulation of the distribution of food to the world’s population.

Special Olympics Swimming

 Kelly Micalone  


 John Burke  Ames High School’s LGBTQA Alliance. Meets Wednesdays before school.


Connie Ringless  

Strategy Club

Sunday Ogunsola Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday after school.

 Student Council

 Allison DeBlasi A representative body of students who organize events that raise money for the needy and/or provide opportunities for other students via social outlets, who work in partnership with school administrators, staff and parents to make decisions for the benefit of the school and its students. Meets Tuesdays during Plus Period.

Students Against Human Trafficking

John Burke  Meets Monday during Plus Period.


Melissa Allman  

Uganda Project

Tim Mooney  








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