Students need to be in attendance only when they have a scheduled exam.  Buses will run their normal times in the morning and pick students up at 1:45 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday, and at 11:30 AM on Thursday giving students time to pick up a quick lunch.

First day: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Period 1                   8:00 AM       9:30 AM

Period 2                   9:45 AM       11:15 AM

Lunch                      11:15 AM     12:15 PM

Periods 3                12:15 PM     1:45 PM

Second day: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Period 4                   8:00 AM       9:30 AM

Period 5                   9:45 AM       11:15 AM

Lunch                      11:15 AM      12:15 PM

Periods 6                12:15 PM      1:45 PM

Third day: Thursday, June 1, 2017

Period 7                    8:00 AM      9:30 AM

Period 8                    9:45 AM      11:15 AM

Lunch                        11:15 AM    12:15 PM

Make-up period       12:15 PM    1:45 PM

Students, your laptops will be turned in next week.   Bring your laptop, charger, and case to the Media Center after you are done with them for classes.   Do not come down during Finals periods.   Please – Only bring them during passing periods or if you have a free period. 


The Ames Education Foundation hosts TASTE for Education – Sunday, September 24th, at 5:00 PM. This adult only event is held at the Gateway Hotel. It is a great way to kick off the school year and raise money for educational items that get kids excited about school!  Tickets are $50. This event includes entertainment, cuisine tasting and auction. Save the date and join us for TASTE this September 24th. Details at:


Students who failed a 2nd semester English, Math, Social Studies or Science course will have the opportunity to make-up the credit this summer. The parents of students who failed one of these classes and the students will be receiving an email notice with the pertinent details.


2nd semester grades will be posted on the portal Monday, June 5.


There will be a car wash to help raise funds for the wrestling team next Saturday, June 3rd at Hanson Sinclair – on the corner of Grand and Duff, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.  All proceeds go to the Ames High Wrestling Team to help purchase equipment and pay for Summer Camp.


Next year’s weekly Friday Parent Emails will begin on Friday, August 11.

The first day of school is Wednesday, August 23.

AHS Office Summer hours:

M, T, W, TR: 7:00 – 11:00 AM, 12:00 – 4:00 PM

F: 7:00 – 11:30 AM

Office will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th.


Friday, May 26

Boys Tennis: State TBA

Girls Softball: 9/V/JV vs Newton 4:30/6:00/7:30 PM

Baseball JV/V vs Bondurant-Farrar 5/7p 5:30

Saturday, May 27

Boys Tennis: State TBA

Sunday, May 28

Graduation – Hilton Coliseum 2:00 PM

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day – no classes

Tuesday, May 30

Finals 1, 2, 3

Girls Soccer: Regional Play

Girls Golf: State TBA

Girls Softball: JV/V(2) vs Ankeny 4:30/6/7:30p

Baseball V/(2) vs Ankeny 5/7p  5:00pm

Baseball 10 @Ankeny 5p – 5:00 pm

Wednesday, May 31

Finals 4, 5, 6

Girls Soccer: Regional TBA 10:00 am

Girls Golf V State TBA

Boys Baseball JV/V @ Benton HS 5/7p – 5:00 pm

Thursday, June 1

Last day of school

Finals 7, 8, make-up

Baseball 9 vs Newton – 5:00 pm

Boys Soccer: V State TBA

Friday, June 2

Teacher Workday

Boys Soccer: V State TBA

Girls Softball vs Ballard – 11 am

8th grade baseball vs Waukee – 10:00 am

Saturday, June 3

Wrestling Team Car Wash 9-1pm

Boys Soccer: State V TBA

Baseball 9 @ Boone 10 am

Baseball V(2) vs. Council Bluffs Lewis Central 1:00 pm