This past weekend, Team Neutrino, Story County’s FIRST Robotics Competition team, competed at the Iowa Regional in Cedar Falls, where they finished ranked 2nd out of 61 teams. They were alliance captains of the 2nd seed alliance, and competed till finalist standing, losing in a close tie-breaker in the final round. They were also awarded Engineering Inspiration, which celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community. They qualified for the World Championships in Detroit, and NASA will sponsor their $5k registration fee.
Congratulations to Team Neutrino!

Ames High School Jazz I has been invited to perform at the Iowa Jazz Championships.  This is the first time that an Ames High Jazz band has been invited to perform at this state event.  The Iowa Jazz Championships are held in Ames at Iowa State Center on Thursday, April 5. Admission to the daytime performances is $10 cash.  Admission to the evening finals performances is free.

AHS Jazz I performs at 8:00 AM in C.Y. Stephens Auditorium.  Parking is available in the lots South of C.Y. Stephens auditorium.

Fall Cheer and Competition Cheer Tryouts are tomorrowMarch 29th at 6:30 in the Spirit Room at Ames High.  For tryouts wear any solid color top and solid color bottoms.

Your hair must be pulled up. A bow is optional.

This announcement is for seniors who are planning to participate in the Baccalaureate Service.   You can nominate someone to serve as a guest speaker! Think of someone who has been important to your spiritual growth.   Speakers traditionally have been ordained clergy. This could include a parent who is involved in ministry, a pastor, priest, rabbi, imam or other spiritual teacher/leader.   Nomination forms are available in the AHS front office or online. They are due Saturday, April 14th.

The following colleges and universities  will be sending representatives to visit with interested students.

Friday, March 30 – The University of Kansas

Thought for the Day – I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan