EVEN Block Day

Congratulations to Tate Bernard on their artistic accomplishments and being selected for inclusion in the 2022 NAHS/NJAHS Juried Exhibition! The 2022 exhibition with Tate’s work will be on display in the NAEA Virtual Gallery from January 18 through April 29, 2022.

FCA Discyples, make sure to get your shirt order money to Ms. Dobernecker, Ms. Johnson, or Mr. Harken by Friday noon in order to get T-shirts ordered!

The High School Mock Trial season is starting up and recruiting! If you’re interested in learning about the legal system and competing in a team as an attorney or witness, contact Ms. Michelotti for more information.

Attention all Students, Faculty & Staff:  Come enjoy a Tropical Smoothie and support the Black Students Alliance Club on Wednesday February 2nd 2-7pm. 20% of Tropical Smoothie profits will go directly to the BSAC Black History Mini-Conference.  Participating store located at 517 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010

Juniors and Seniors: There are 79 of you who earned the Ames High Academic Award and have not picked up your letter or pin. Please stop by Student Services soon.

Students – Please check the bulletin board/wall outside of student services for a Summer Job opportunity at the Ames Golf and Country Club.

Juniors! Are you interested in planning the BEST PROM EVER? We will begin planning for Prom 2022 in the second semester, and anyone in the junior class is welcome to help. Please fill out the interest form to express your interest. You will be contacted at a later date about the first prom meeting. Please contact Mrs. Zeiss in room 229 if you have any questions. 

Raising Readers in Story County is seeking volunteer tutors to promote literacy skills for kindergarten through fourth-grade students. Sessions run from the weeks of January 31st to April 25th. To sign up for tutoring, talk to Mr. Gorman. If you have questions about Raising Readers, contact Jerri Heid.

Scratch Pad submissions are due Friday, March 4. You have 8 more weeks to submit any art, photography, poetry, or short narrative pieces to this year’s publication. Email submissions to ahsscratchpad@ames.k12.ia.us.

Students: Puzzled about your future? DMACC invites you to explore all your possibilities by attending one of DMACC’s Career Discovery Events. Come explore career pathways and learn about future educational and career opportunities. Events are geared toward 9th-12th grade students, and teachers and parents are welcome to attend. Additional events may be added throughout the semester, so check the website often. Questions? Call (515) 965-7117 or email wbl@dmacc.edu.

The University of Chicago has Summer Session Programs which are designed for high school students who are ready to tackle undergraduate-level material. The University of Chicago also offers scholarship programs that provide students the opportunity to participate in a Summer Session course free of charge. 

Today’s lunch is Cinnamon French Toast Sticks, Cheesy Scrambled Eggs and Tater Tots.