There will be no classes December 21st through January 2nd, as students and staff enjoy winter break. All offices will be closed during this time. Classes will resume Thursday, January 3rd.

A special Elementary Basketball Night for Ames students will be on Friday, Jan. 18. Sponsored by the Ames High Booster Club and Dance Marathon, the evening will provide low-cost entertainment for the entire family.

Highlights include:

  •  FREE admission for Ames elementary students wearing a school shirt (or orange
    or black).
  •  Reduced admission of just $3 for students’ parents/guardians.
  • FREE bag of popcorn for elementary students.
  •  The opportunity for students to form a tunnel with the cheerleaders after halftime
    of each game.
  •  Students can enter for the chance to win prize packages. Names will be drawn at
    halftimes of both games. Must be present to win.

Students MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian to the games and need tocome between 5:30 to 8:00 pm that night. The girls’ varsity game usually starts at 6:15 pm and the boys’ varsity game will begin after the girls’ game (usually around 7:45 pm).


Friday, Dec. 21
Winter Break December 21, 2018-January 2, 2018
GBB-JV1/V/JV2 at Dowling 4:45/6:15/7:45 PM
BBB-10/9/V at Dowling 4:45/6:15/7:45 PM

Thursday, Jan. 3
GBB-JV1/V/JV2 at Urbandale 4:45/6:15/7:45 PM
BBB-10/9/V at Urbandale 4:45/6:15/7:45 PM
Swim-JV/V vs Dowling 5 PM
WR-JV/V vs Johnston 6:30 PM

Saturday, Jan. 5
AHS SCIBA Honor Band at Ankeny all Day
WR-V at Mendenhall Invite 10 AM