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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

ODD Block Day

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!

Juniors and Seniors: There are 84 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, contact Jerri Heid at jerriheid@gmail.com.

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 Popcorn Chicken, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Brown Gravy and Whole Grain Dinner Roll.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

4-6 Period Exams

Semester Exam Schedule 

  • Wednesday, January 12th periods 4, 5 and 6
  • Thursday, January 13th periods 7, 8 and make up period ( prior arrangement made with teacher).
  • Bell Schedule

No School Friday, January 14 and Monday, January 17th

SACRE is hosting an end-of-the-semester celebration. Join us Saturday, January 15th from 4:30-6:30 for a SOUL SKATE at Ogden’s Spinning Wheels Skating Rink. Break out your neon, glow sticks, and best 80’s attire and come skate to some of the best Soul songs from the 80’s thru today! Admission is $5 and tickets will be available both at school and at the door. Capacity is limited though, so don’t wait too long to buy your tickets! 

Juniors and Seniors: There are 84 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, if you need access to the Cafeteria or the Main Office when the gate is down, please use the door inside student services. The door is clearly marked with a yellow sign. Please do not walk through student services and the administrative offices to get to the Main Office.

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, contact Jerri Heid at jerriheid@gmail.com.

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.

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. For more information, please visit SUMMER.UCHICAGO.EDU.

Today’s lunch is Jumbo Crispy Chicken Tenders, Boston Baked Beans and Fresh Baked Biscuit.

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Monday, January 10, 2022

1-8 Period Day

Semester exams will be given over the next three days, Tuesday through Thursday.  Buses will run their normal times in the morning, and pick students up at 1:50 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday and at 11:45 on Thursday.

Semester Exam Schedule 

Finals Bell Schedule

  • Tuesday, January 11th periods 1, 2 and 3
  • Wednesday, January 12th periods 4, 5 and 6
  • Thursday, January 13th periods 7, 8 and make up period ( prior arrangement made with teacher).

No School Friday, January 14 and Monday, January 17th

Juniors and Seniors: There are 95 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, if you need access to the Cafeteria or the Main Office when the gate is down, please use the door inside student services. The door is clearly marked with a yellow sign. Please do not walk through student services and the administrative offices to get to the Main Office.

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, 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.

Today’s lunch is BBQ Pork Sandwich and Green Bean Casserole.

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Friday, January 7, 2022

1-8 Period Day

CAUSE will be hosting a documentary night this Friday from 7-9 pm at the Multi-Purpose Room. This will be a chance to learn about the science behind climate change and its intersections, as well as gain extra credit for science classes. Bring your friends, we can’t wait to see you!

Next week semester exams will be given over three days, Tuesday, January 11th through Thursday, January 13th.  Buses will run their normal times in the morning, and pick students up at 1:50 PM on Tuesday, January 11th and Wednesday January 12th. Thursday, January 13th buses will pick up students at 11:45 AM. Thank you and we look forward to a great end to the semester. 

Semester Exam Schedule 

  • Tuesday, January 11th periods 1, 2 and 3
  • Wednesday, January 12th periods 4, 5 and 6
  • Thursday, January 13th periods 7, 8 and make up period ( prior arrangement made with teacher).

See the Finals Bell Schedule

No School Friday, January 14 and Monday, January 17th

Juniors and Seniors: There are 95 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, if you need access to the Cafeteria or the Main Office when the gate is down, please use the door inside student services. The door is clearly marked with a yellow sign. Please do not walk through student services and the administrative offices to get to the Main Office.

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, 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.

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. 

Today’s lunch is Cheese Stuffed Breadsticks, Marinara Sauce and Seasoned Peas.

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

1-8 Period Day

CAUSE will be hosting a documentary night this Friday from 7-9 pm at the Multi-Purpose Room. This will be a chance to learn about the science behind climate change and its intersections, as well as gain extra credit for science classes. Bring your friends, we can’t wait to see you!

Next week semester exams will be given over three days, Tuesday, January 11th through Thursday, January 13th.  Buses will run their normal times in the morning, and pick students up at 1:50 PM on Tuesday, January 11th and Wednesday January 12th. Thursday, January 13th buses will pick up students at 11:45 AM. Thank you and we look forward to a great end to the semester. 

Semester Exam Schedule 

  • Tuesday, January 11th periods 1, 2 and 3
  • Wednesday, January 12th periods 4, 5 and 6
  • Thursday, January 13th periods 7, 8 and make up period ( prior arrangement made with teacher).

View the Finals Bell Schedule

No School Friday, January 14 and Monday, January 17th

Juniors and Seniors: There are 95 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, if you need access to the Cafeteria or the Main Office when the gate is down, please use the door inside student services. The door is clearly marked with a yellow sign. Please do not walk through student services and the administrative offices to get to the Main Office.

Today’s lunch is Orange Chicken, Brown Rice and sliced Carrots.

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

EVEN Block Day

CAUSE will be hosting a documentary night this Friday from 7-9 pm at the Multi-Purpose Room. This will be a chance to learn about the science behind climate change and its intersections, as well as gain extra credit for science classes. Bring your friends, we can’t wait to see you!

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. 

Senior Pictures: Reminder, the deadline for senior pictures is Friday, Jan 14th. It has to be a vertical image, and it must be submitted as a high resolution .jpg (300 dpi). We will use a 5X7 aspect ratio, though the actual print size will be smaller. Please submit photos to the Yearbook email address: yearbook@ames.k12.ia.us 

We will send out responses roughly once a week to confirm that we received them. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Webb.

Today’s lunch is Biscuit & Turkey Sausage Country Gravy and Cheesy Scrambled Eggs.

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Tuesday, January 4, 2022

ODD Block Day

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. 

Senior Pictures: Reminder, the deadline for senior pictures is Friday, Jan 14th. It has to be a vertical image, and it must be submitted as a high resolution .jpg (300 dpi). We will use a 5X7 aspect ratio, though the actual print size will be smaller. Please submit photos to the Yearbook email address: yearbook@ames.k12.ia.us 

We will send out responses roughly once a week to confirm that we received them. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Webb.

Today’s lunch is Chicken Nuggets, Seasoned Corn and Garlic Twist.

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Monday, January 3, 2022

1-8 Period Day

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. 

Senior Pictures: Reminder, the deadline for senior pictures is Friday, Jan 14th. It has to be a vertical image, and it must be submitted as a high resolution .jpg (300 dpi). We will use a 5X7 aspect ratio, though the actual print size will be smaller. Please submit photos to the Yearbook email address: yearbook@ames.k12.ia.us 

We will send out responses roughly once a week to confirm that we received them. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Webb.

Today’s lunch is Shepherd’s Pie and Fresh Baked Biscuit.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

1-8 Early Out Schedule Day

Senior Pictures: Reminder, the deadline for senior pictures is Friday, Jan 14th. It has to be a vertical image, and it must be submitted as a high resolution .jpg (300 dpi). We will use a 5X7 aspect ratio, though the actual print size will be smaller. Please submit photos to the Yearbook email address: yearbook@ames.k12.ia.us. We will send out responses roughly once a week to confirm that we received them. If you have any questions, please email Mr. Webb.

Winter break is the perfect time to create. Take some time to write a poem, a short story, create some art, or take some beautiful pictures. And then don’t forget to submit your creative work to Scratch Pad for our 2021-2022 publication. Submit to ahsscratchpad@ames.k12.ia.us

Today’s lunch is Grab and Go Sack Lunch.

Happy Holidays and enjoy Winter Break! Classes resume on January 3rd, 2022.

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