ODD Block Day
There will be no classes on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, November 25-27 due to the observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Students, please remember to go into infinite Campus and check the “I am here” button in order to not be counted as No Virtual Attendance (NVA). This needs to be done once a day, every day. However, students, teachers will continue to monitor your participation in synchronous meetings, so please be sure to log in when your class meets.
Iowa State University’s Multicultural Vision Program Scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition award for 100 multicultural Iowa high school students. Applications are due on December 1, 2020. For more information and to see if you meet the eligibility criteria, please visit the following link: https://www.
Writers Needed: The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union is now accepting guest submissions for their blog. These can be stories written by student-athletes, coaches, and/or administrators that focus on the lessons learned through athletics, what it means to be an Iowa Girl, examples of good sportsmanship and leadership, or anything in between. Please send stories to email@example.com for review. Select stories will be published to our blog throughout the year.
VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS
Students need to check Naviance for the links and passwords for the Virtual College Visits.
2014 AHS ALUMNUS REGARDING THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA CARVER COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
If you would like to have a Zoom meeting with Olivia Snyder, a 2014 alumnus of Ames High, regarding the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, the Zoom meeting is on November 23 at 3:00 p.m. She will answer questions about premed/medical school/admission process for current seniors.
Zoom Link: Olivia Snyder is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: AHS Goes to Medical School
Time: Nov 23, 2020 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Students who plan to attend need to submit this Google Survey before the meeting.
SENIOR PICTURES FOR YEARBOOK
Senior Pictures are due by January 22nd. Senior pictures should be vertical, color, head and shoulder shots with no props. Pictures will be printed at 2.25″ X 3.25″ Please email your high resolution image (300 dpi or greater) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
YEARBOOK NEEDS YOU
There’s the opportunity for AHS students to really put their mark on this year’s yearbook by becoming unofficial members of the yearbook staff. Help us fill this year’s yearbook with your personal photos and stories by filling out this form on your experiences with COVID. Looking for some other ways you could help us? Consider:
Follow us on Instagram @ameshigh_yearbook.
Send us pictures (and questions) to email@example.com.
When you see an email in regards to the yearbook, open it! Complete the form requesting information and pictures! Easy.
Capture CANDID moments and send them to us. By candid we mean non-posed.
Student organizations definitely deserve some love: help us gather memories of meetings, practices or virtual events.
Calling all athletes: we are talking about school sports or extracurricular sports. Share your stories and photos!
Dressing up like Romeo and Juliet to perform a play via Zoom? We need to hear about it! Participating in a team building experience involving a phone app? Tell us!
PARENTS, you can participate too! If you take pictures at student events, please email us.
Take photos of ANYTHING that happens in your home that connects back to our school, whether virtually or in-person.
We want to feature any students who are doing something awesome. Shondra is getting her pilot’s license? Santiago was accepted to a really cool program for Latin? Email us!
This yearbook is unique in that it will be created by the whole school. Thank you in advance for being a part of this historic year. Don’t forget to reserve your copy at www.jostensyearbooks.com or call 1.877.767.5217.
Help us acknowledge the amazing work our AHS teachers are doing by making sure they know how amazing they are. Ames Accolades is an opportunity to spread joy and celebrate amazing. Through an online form, simply type in the individual’s name, email address, and reason for being recognized. When you submit it, a PDF will be sent to their email inbox. But why stop with just one submission? You can celebrate amazing by filling out the form multiple times. Who doesn’t love a positive email? Recipients will also receive a direct link back to the Ames Accolades form to submit one of their own. Be amazing. Spread joy. The Ames Accolades form can be accessed at the following URL: http://bit.ly/