1-8 Schedule Day
If you are a Senior and interested in reading the Daily Announcements over the intercom, today is the last day to sign up in the Auxiliary Office with Mrs. Packer! You will be contacted by email with your audition date and time.
Seniors & Sophomores, Jostens will be in the building today from 11:10am-1:00pm outside of the cafeteria to take your Graduation orders and Class Ring/letter jacket orders.
Check out the designs for Burgies t-shirt design contest that have been chosen so far and are getting voted on yet. If you can, go check them out on Instagram and vote there. Some of the design options to be printed are from our AHS Graphic Design class! Congratulations to Carleigh Evans, Ada Nelson, Skylar Wade, and Krisha Sta Maria for making it to this round.
If you can’t get on Instagram, come see Mrs. Wede to see the designs.
Attention everyone! Please join Student Council in the audio/visual room today October 22nd during PLUS. Student Council serves as a bridge between students and administration. Be a voice for your school and flex your leadership muscles! Holler at Ms. DiBlasi with questions!
Ames High School’s custodial staff works hard for all of us. Let’s show them some appreciation! — Starting today, please stop by FCA’s table in the main lobby before or after school, or during 5th hour, to learn about all our custodians do for our school AND to sign a thank you card.
Join Winter Cheerleading: The winter cheer squads cheer for JV and Varsity Girls Basketball, Boys Basketball, and Wrestling from November-March. ALL students are invited to try out for winter cheer, no prior experience is necessary, you’ll be taught everything at the practices! You need to attend at least 1 practice (Sat. Oct. 23rd 1-3pm or Tues. Oct. 26th 5:30-7:30pm) and tryouts on Thursday, Oct. 28th at 6pm. Use the following link to sign up for tryouts and download the tryout packet. Questions? Contact Head Coach Dana Logan.
Students who attended the Men of Color Conference informational meeting, please return your registration forms to Mrs. Muhammad today, the 22nd. If you did not attend the informational meeting but are interested in attending the conference on October 30th in Des Moines, you can get a form from Mrs. Muhammad. Male students of all ethnicities are invited to attend.
SACRE (pronounced SOCK-RAY) kickoff will be held tonight, October, 22nd from 7-9p.m. at Reliable Street Cafe. We will have a DJ, outdoor fire pit, food, games, and spoken word and hip hop performances, and other fun. If you are interested in performing, talk to the SACRE leaders about signing up. SACRE Meetings will begin after the kickoff event!
Mental Health Club gives students a chance to learn about mental health issues, practice self-care, works to reduce stigma at Ames High, promotes mental health education and support, and has fun! Join us Mondays at 3:15 in Mr. Webb’s room. Come to today’s meeting to learn about an upcoming paper crane project and fundraiser.
Attention students planning to take the ACT or SAT this fall: Mr. Webb and Mrs. Engelkes are offering an ACT/SAT Prep Class starting Monday, November 8th. The class will meet on three Mondays and one Tuesday for two hours each day (November 8, 16, 22, and 29). The cost for the class is $35. Please see the registration link and QR Code posted outside of student services and across from the auxiliary office. Registration will open at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, October 25, and will end on Monday, November 1, at 7:00 PM. Payment is due by Friday, November 5.
The following college representatives will be outside the cafeteria next week. Please see Mrs. Monroe if you need a pass to visit with these college representatives.
- Monday, Oct. 25th – Marshalltown Community College during all lunch periods.
- Wednesday, Oct. 27th – Grand View University during all lunch periods.
- Wednesday, Oct. 27th – Vassar College VIRTUAL meet from 12:15 p.m-12:45 the link is posted in Naviance.
- Thursday, Oct. 28th – University of Iowa during A & B lunch 11:13am-12:21pm.
The United States Army will have a table in the main lobby during all lunch periods on Monday, October 25th.
Today’s lunch is Biscuit & Turkey Sausage Gravy, Cheesy Scrambled Eggs and Tater Tots.