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Friday, September 16

DAILY NOTES

Monday, September 16, 2019

FFA will be having another meeting for electing officers today during Plus Period?

Do you still need a student ID? The Media Center is back in business to make them.

Does your club want to have a float in the 2019 Homecoming Parade? Sign up in Student Services on Mrs. Monroe’s desk.

Scratch Pad Editorial Board applications are due today.

Are you interested in learning how human trafficking effects our community? Come to teens against human trafficking today during plus period in the audio-visual room. Sign up under Mr. Burke. We hope to see you there.

Science Olympiad Information Meeting:  The meeting, for all students interested in trying out for the high school Science Olympiad team will be from 4:00pm to 5:30pm in the Multipurpose room today.

Hey Ames high! Are you interested in discussions, listening to guest speakers, and spreading awareness about sexual harassment and assault? Come to SASHA, or Students Against Sexual Harassment and Assault! Our next meeting is Today during PLUS in Mrs. Seibert’s room. Hope to see you there!

Since we weren’t able to meet last week, the Latin/Hispanic Heritage club will begin meeting THIS THURSDAY! Come join us during PLUS Period in Room 46 to learn more about what we seek to do and how we can help each other succeed and grow.  

The following college representatives will be in Student Services this week. Please see Mrs. Monroe if you need a pass to visit with these college representatives.

Today – Iowa Lakes Community College during Plus period.

Tuesday, Sept. 17 – Iowa Central College during first lunch.

Wednesday, Sept. 18 – Simpson College during first lunch.

Friday, Sept. 20 – University of Iowa during Plus period.

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

DAILY NOTES 

Friday, September 13, 2019

Do you still need a student ID? The Media Center back in business to make them.

The last day to drop a class without consequences is Monday, September 16th.  Please contact your counselor in Student Services.

Does your club want to have a float in the 2019 Homecoming Parade? Sign up in Student Services on Mrs. Monroe’s desk.

Seniors! A form has been sent out for you to select your 2019 homecoming court. Voting will close at 3:05 today! Make sure you get your form submitted.

Today is the last day to sign-up for the PSAT test with Mrs. Monroe in Student Services. Cost for the test is $17, checks only please, made payable to Ames High School.

FCCLA will hold their first meeting today during plus period in room 17.  Come and see what opportunities are available in FCCLA and to learn more about the organization. 

Scratch Pad Editorial Board applications are due Monday, September 16. Pick up an application in Mr. Woolery’s room.

Science Olympiad Information Meeting:  The meeting, for all students interested in trying out for the high school Science Olympiad team will be from 4:00pm to 5:30pm in the Multipurpose room, Monday September 16th.

Students – this Friday night Ames High is hosting the “Home Depot Bucket Challenge” Food Drive. Fans are encouraged to bring canned food items to donate. All donations will go to Food at First here in Ames. Spread the word and let’s see how many buckets we can fill up!

The following college representatives will be in Student Services next week. Please see Mrs. Monroe if you need a pass to visit with these college representatives.

Monday, Sept. 16 – Iowa Lakes Community College at 1:03 pm during Plus period.

Tuesday, Sept. 17 – Iowa Central College at 11:10 AM during first lunch.

Wednesday, Sept. 18 – Simpson College at 11:20 AM during first lunch.

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The last day to drop a class without consequences is Monday, September 16th.  Please contact your counselor in Student Services.

Attention all seniors, tomorrow a form will be sent out for you to select your 2019 homecoming court. You will have from the start of school on Friday until the end of the school day. Make sure you get your vote counted!

Does your club want to have a float in the 2019 Homecoming Parade? Sign up in Student Services on Mrs. Monroe’s desk.

Attention Key Clubbers.  There is no plus period today due to the early out.  So, we will meet right after dismissal from 1:30-2:00 in the multi-purpose room instead.  See you then!

Sign-up for the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) test today through Friday with Mrs. Monroe in Student Services. Cost for the test is $17, checks only please, made payable to Ames High School.

Update: The first meeting of quiz bowl will be held at 3:15 pm next Thursday, September 19 in Room 42. Hope to see you there.

If you purchased a yearbook last year, pick it up across from the principal’s office before & after school or during both lunches.

Are you someone who loves to read, write, make art, and be creative? We invite you to join the Scratch Pad Editorial Board, which reviews and compiles Ames High School student submissions into an annual art and writing magazine. Pick up an application in Mr. Woolery’s room, the speech room. Applications are due Monday, September 16.

Science Olympiad Information Meeting:  The meeting, for all students interested in trying out for the high school Science Olympiad team will be from 4:00pm to 5:30pm in the Multipurpose room, Monday, September 16th.

Students – this Friday night Ames High is hosting the “Home Depot Bucket Challenge” Food Drive. Fans are encouraged to bring canned food items to donate. All donations will go to Food at First here in Ames. Spread the word and let’s see how many buckets we can fill up!

The following college representatives will be in Student Services next week. Please see Mrs. Monroe if you need a pass to visit with these college representatives.

Monday, Sept. 16 – Iowa Lakes Community College at 1:03 pm during Plus period.

Tuesday, Sept. 17 – Iowa Central College at 11:10 AM during first lunch.

Wednesday, Sept. 18 – Simpson College at 11:20 AM during first lunch.

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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Attention Key Clubbers.  There is no plus period Thursday, September 12th due to the early out.  So there is a slight change in our first meeting.  It will still be Thursday, September 12th, but we will meet right after dismissal from 1:30-2:00 in the multi-purpose room instead.  See you then!

If you were a member of the Ames High Step Team in the past two years, and want to continue be a part of this year’s team, please attend a meeting this Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 3:05 PM in the Multi-Purpose room. There will be a meeting next Wednesday, Sept. 18 after school for New members interested in joining.

Sign-up for the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) test today through Friday with Mrs. Monroe in Student Services. The cost for the test is $17, checks only please, made payable to Ames High School.

Answer: Thursday, 3:15 pm in room 42.  Question: When is the first Quiz Bowl meeting of the year?  Join us!

Are you a student of color interested in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics? Come find out more about the National Society of Black Engineers – a club that seeks to grow the number of people of color who pursue these fields. Come to Room 46 during either lunch period Wednesday, Sept. 11 to learn more. 

Are you someone who loves to read, write, make art, and be creative? We invite you to join the Scratch Pad Editorial Board, which reviews and compiles Ames High School student submissions into an annual art and writing magazine. Pick up an application in Mr. Woolery’s room, the speech room. Applications are due Monday, September 16.

Does your club want to have a float in the 2019 Homecoming Parade? Sign up in Student Services on Mrs. Monroe’s desk.

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Sign-up for the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) test today through Friday with Mrs. Monroe in Student Services. Cost for the test is $17, checks only please, made payable to Ames High School.

The first meeting of SHEPH (Students Helping to Eliminate Poverty and Hunger) will be held today during Plus period in room 107 with Mr. Mooney. Come learn more about the club and our plan for this year. There will be snacks.

FCA – Fellowship of Christian Anybodies – today  9 at 5:30 PM in room 34.  We will have pizza for supper provided by Officer Schieffer followed by a topic discussion. Everyone is welcome!

Answer: Thursday, 3:15 pm in room 42.  Question: When is the first Quiz Bowl meeting of the year?  Join us!

Are you a student of color interested in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics? Come find out more about the National Society of Black Engineers – a club which seeks to grow the number of engineers of people of color who pursue these fields. Come to Room 46 during either lunch period Wednesday, Sept. 11 to learn more. 

The Latin/Hispanic Heritage club will begin meeting Thursday, Sept. 12! Come join us during PLUS Period to learn more about what we seek to do and how we can help each other succeed and grow. 

 

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Friday, September 6, 2019

 

Students, if you dropped off your laptop in the media center for repair, please go check to see if it is ready today.

SACRE meeting today during Plus period in the Multi Purpose room.

Auditions for the fall play, Radium Girls, will be held today after school in Mr. Schmidt’s room 225.  These will be cold read auditions from the script.

The Media Center has a massive pile of ID cards ready to be picked up. Please pick yours up today! If your ID should have an activity sticker on it please see Mrs. McCarley in the main office or Mrs. Packer in the principals office.

The first meeting of SHEPH (Students Helping to Eliminate Poverty and Hunger) will be held Monday, Sept. 9 during Plus period in room 107 with Mr. Mooney. Come learn more about the club and our plan for this year. There will be snacks.

FCA – Fellowship of Christian Anybodies – will meet on Monday, September 9 at 5:30 PM in room 34.  We will have pizza for supper provided by Officer Schieffer followed by a topic discussion. Everyone is welcome!

Ames High athletics is looking for 1-2 students to help with music, videos and lighting during varsity athletic events. Interested students must be available during varsity football games. Please see Assistant Athletic Director Ian Smith in the principal’s office if you want to apply.

The following college representatives will be in Student Services today. Please see Mrs. Monroe if you need a pass to visit with this college representative.

– Washington Univ. in St. Louis at 1:03 pm during Plus period

Students, tonights football game is a very special game for AHS.  It is our home opener and will also be a time to remember Claire Rouse.  As many of you know Claire died this summer and in her memory the student section is asked to wear yellow, Claire’s favorite color.  We also would like to remind students that it is National Suicide Prevention month.  Teen suicide is a growing issue throughout our communities.  It is the second leading cause of death for 15-24 year olds and it is estimated that 1 in 5 of all students ages 13-18 have some mental health issue.  AHS would like to remind our students that it is ok to not be ok.  Ending the stigma behind mental health allows everyone to get the help they need.  If you need assistance you can text TALK to 741741.  

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Thursday, September 5, 2019

 

Auditions for the fall play, Radium Girls, will be held today and Friday, September 5th and 6th, after school in Mr. Schmidt’s room 225.  These will be cold read auditions from the script.

Is your name Sam? Do you want your name to be Sam? Join Sam’s club! Find us at the club fair.

The Media Center has a massive pile of ID cards ready to be picked up. Please pick yours up today! If your ID should have an activity sticker on it please see Mrs. McCarley in the main office or Mrs. Packer in the principals office.

AHS DEBATERS:  Returning debaters and those new to the high school team, please come to our first meeting today after school in room 3 with Ms. Deam.  Come find out about debate and the 2019-2020 season.  

FCA – Fellowship of Christian Anybodies – will meet on Monday, September 9 at 5:30 PM in room 34.  We will have pizza for supper provided by Officer Schieffer followed by a topic discussion.  That’s FCA in room 34 this coming Monday at 5:30. Everyone is welcome!

Ames High athletics is looking for 1-2 students to help with music, videos and lighting during varsity athletic events. Interested students must be available during varsity football games. Please see Assistant Athletic Director Ian Smith in the principal’s office if you want to apply.

The Ames High School Jazz Band is having auditions for any 10-12 grade student that plays drumset, bass, guitar or piano. If you are interested in auditioning for jazz band please email Mr. Gardner or stop by the band office for more information.

The following college representatives will be in Student Services this week. Please see Mrs. Monroe if you need a pass to visit with these college representatives.

 

Friday, Sept. 6 – Washington Univ. in St. Louis at 1:03 pm during Plus period 

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

 

Ames High athletics is looking for 1-2 students to help with music, videos and lighting during varsity athletic events. Interested students must be available during varsity football games. Please see Assistant Athletic Director Ian Smith in the principal’s office if you want to apply.

Come join us for our first DECA meeting on Thursday, Sept. 5th during Plus period. We will meet in the auditorium. Come hear more about the club and what opportunities are available.

Auditions for the fall play, Radium Girls, will be held next Thursday and Friday, September 5th and 6th, after school in Mr. Schmidt’s room 225.  These will be cold read auditions from the script.

The Ames High School Jazz Band is having auditions for any 10-12 grade student that plays drumset, bass, guitar or piano. If you are interested in auditioning for jazz band please email Mr. Gardner or stop by the band office for more information.

The following college representatives will be in Student Services this week. Please see Mrs. Monroe if you need a pass to visit with these college representatives.

Wednesday, Sept. 4 – Vanderbilt Univ. 12:45 pm 2nd lunch

Friday, Sept. 6 – Washington Univ. in St. Louis  1:03 pm Plus period 

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Friday, August 30, 2019

Auditions for the fall play, Radium Girls, will be held next Thursday and Friday, September 5th and 6th, after school in Mr. Schmidt’s room 225.  These will be cold read auditions from the script.

The Ames High School Jazz Band is having auditions for any 10-12 grade student that plays drumset, bass, guitar or piano. If you are interested in auditioning for jazz band please email Mr. Gardner or stop by the band office for more information.

A college representative from Vanderbilt University will be in Student Services on Wednesday, September 4, during second lunch (12:45 to 1:25 PM). Please see Mrs. Monroe if you need a pass to visit with this college representative.

This year we will be recognizing a Cyclone Senior of the Month.  Staff will nominate senior students for their outstanding leadership and positive influence on our school and our community.  For September we had three students nominated.  Victoria Kyverga was nominated by Josh Gorman for her outstanding leadership in helping 9th grade students transition to AHS.  Victoria helped start the AMS MAT program that helps 8th graders with transitioning to AHS.  Simone Wesely was nominated by Jean Muhammad and Lindsay Wede for her outstanding support of the 9th grade students during the first days of school and for her inclusiveness of bringing people together.  Our third nominee is Cooper Downs.  Cooper was nominated by Eric Bappe and Ian Smith.  Both staff members praised Cooper for his positive leadership skills on the football field and in the classroom.  Congratulations Victoria, Simone, and Cooper.  An extra congratulations to Victoria for having her name drawn for the Senior Cyclone Parking Spot of the Month.  

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

DAILY NOTES

The Ames High School Jazz Band is having auditions for any 10-12 grade student that plays drumset, bass, guitar or piano. If you are interested in auditioning for jazz band please email Mr. Gardner or stop by the band office for more information.

All mopeds must park at the bike racks, not in the parking lot.

All students should have a student ID. Please see Mrs. Ficek in the media center if you did not receive one and she will instruct you with the process of receiving yours.

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