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Board Meetings Broadcast Live On MediaCom and YouTube 

The Ames Community School District’s public access channel informs the community and promotes the District’s mission through broadcasts of public meetings, instructional activities and District-sponsored activities and events.


Cable Broadcast Schedule 




ACSD logo View the latest Board Meeting 
Broadcast on YouTube Live 


Board Meetings of
Sept. 23, 2019 

Airs @ 6:30 pm
MediaCom Cable
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#001 – On this episode (of the Amazing Education Podcast), we are joined by Superintendent Jenny Risner. We’re going to have an amazing conversation about the role of a superintendent, being responsive to the community, and the importance of articulating a vision for the District.

# 002 – Modeling Strategies with Dr. Jeff Hawkins 

# 003Building Culture with Principal Yonas Michael 




Airs At : 
7:30 am 
4:30 pm 
8:15 pm 

The Amazing Education Podcast
is currently available on iTunes,Google Play, Podbean, ç

Becca Almquist Story

Airs at ;

8:42 am 
9:32 pm 

And on the District’s YouTube Channel.


A Short documentary film.  Last year, we followed Ames Middle School student (now an incoming freshman), Grace McCunn, as she fundraised for Blank Children’s Hospital. The film was honored to be involved in 6 film festivals this year across the country. Grace is hosting her third annual 5K race on July 27 at Ada Hayden with more on their Facebook page

 MediaCom Cable

Airs at 
1:45 pm 
4:23 pm 
9:57 pm

And on the District’s YouTube Channel.

September 2019 – News and Student Interest produced by
Ames High School Students.

 MediaCom Cable

Airs @ 08:15 am 
12:52 pm 
    5:58  pm – 8:11 pm
   8:59 pm – 9:45 pm

Watch it on YouTube 

AHS Spring Band

Features: Spring Jazz Band / Freshaman Band / Symphonic Band 
                     Directed By Andrew Buttermore 
                     Concert Band / Wind Symphony
                     Directed by Chris Ewan 



MediaCom Cable
Airs @  11:32 pm 

Ames High Band Logo

Recorded April. 2019 

 Adam Carroll 
 “How Ordinary Students Get Extraordinary Money for School” 

Author of “Winning the Money Game” , Documentary Film “Broke Busted and Disgusted ” and  Guest Speaker at TedX London.

Adam spoke to students at  Ames High School Career Day 2018.

For more information Visit



MediaCom Cable
Airs at 3:15 pm 



“How to Plan for College 2019-20”

Iowa College Access Network
  College Financial Aid 
and Filling Out the FAFSA 

with Erich Danielson



MediaCom Cable Airs @    2:10 PM 

Lyndsey Fennelly Keynote Speaker Mental Health Conference at Ames High.

She spoke about her personal struggles for the first time in public in a riveting and inspirational talk. Her mission is the raise the awareness, break the stigma. November 15, 2018

MediaCom Cable Airs @   1:32 pm  AHSlogoSM             


 Watch it Now       YouTube


Ames High Holiday Band Concert 

    Features : Percusion Techniques , Freshman Band, Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Wind Symphony. Directed by Chris Ewan, Andrew Buttermore and Peter Thompson. 

Recorded Dec. 17, 2018 



MediaCom Cable
Airs @   10:32 am 

Ames High Band Logo

Ames High School Orchestra 
Fall Festival 2018 


    Directed by  Mary Kay Polashek – Recorded on Nov. 1, 2018 

Airs @
 6:31 AM 


DMACC Career Academy 

John Kinley & DMACC Students
Story County Consortium Director  
Des Moines Area Community College
Career Academy Opportunities at Ames Hunziker Center 
  An Ames High Learning Lunch 

 Airs @ 8:57 am 

Elementary Quiz Bowl Finals 

Quiz bowl graphic

Sponsored By AHS Student Quiz Bowl Club
&  Extented Learning Program  



Will return 


More Content On Our Official ACSD Youtube


 Dr. Clay Cook 

The Why : Intergration of a Continuim of Social , Emotional and Behavioral Supports. 
Dr. Clay Cook is the John and Nancy Peyton Faculty Fellow in Child and Adolescent Wellbeing at the University of Minnesota and Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program




Online Multi Occupational Curriculum 
Life Skills Guest Lecture Series

Local Leaders
whose participation helps support our Public Access Channel

Going Places  – Technology Career Path
Josh Betram

Sr Software Engineer at Rockwell Collins

Working Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Watch it Online 


Ben Schmitt 
Being Prepared for New Career
Opportunities in Technology

Dwolla :  InfoSecurity/Security Risk Manager
Watch it Online 



College Info Geek. Com”
Thomas Frank

Entrepreneurial Start Up

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