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Friday May 3, 2019

CELL PHONES AND AP TESTING

Students taking AP tests are prohibited from having cell phones while testing. According to AP policy, AP exam grades will be cancelled for any student who uses a cell phone during an exam or on break. Students need to bring pencils and a black or blue pen. Student should check test locations posted outside of Student Services.

 

AHS DECA INTERNATIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Congratulations to the 44 AHS DECA competitors and leadership academy attendees at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Orlando, Florida. Over 21,000 students from all 50 states and 10 countries attend to compete for a place on the grand awards stage. Freshman Shrey Patel qualified to compete in the final round at ICDC, finishing in the top 20 of his event.

 

DECA is an organization that prepares emerging leaders to be college and career ready. While the focus of competitive events is on business principles such as marketing, finance, hospitality, management and entrepreneurship, students who participate in the local DECA chapter also find themselves involved in service projects that help them further their commitment to community, as well as leadership activities that help them develop and enhance employability skills.

 

MATH TUTORING

After school Math support is available in room 212 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:30 PM.

 

THESPIAN BANQUET

The Thespian banquet is next Thursday (5/9) in the AHS cafeteria, 6:30-8:00 pm.  Students involved in theater and their parents are invited.  The banquet is being catered by Jethro’s BBQ and the cost is $5.00 per person. There is a sign-up document on the AHS Tech/Drama Google Classroom site. Students can also sign-up on the sheet in Mr. Schmidt’s room.

 

SUMMER SLAM BASKETBALL CAMP

Boys and girls in grades 2nd – 12th interested in this Summer Slam Camp, please see the information on the Digital Backpack. https://www.ames.k12.ia.us/digital-backpack/

 

ACTIVITIES AT A GLANCE

Friday, May 3

Senior One-Act Plays 7 PM

GSC- JV1/V at Ottumwa 5:30/7 PM

BSC- JV1/V vs Ottumwa 6/7:30 PM

Saturday, May 4

BTN- JV/V vs Dowling Catholic 9 AM

Monday, May 6

GGolf- V at Waukee 10 AM

BTN- V vs Dowling Catholic 2 PM

Tuesday, May 7

GGolf- V/JV vs Ankeny High School 2 PM

GTN- V/JV vs Marshalltown 4 PM

GSC- JV2/JV1/V at Johnston 4:45/6/7:30 PM

BSC- JV2/JV1/V vs Johnston 4:45/6/7:30 PM

Wednesday, May 8

BTN- V at SE Polk 9 AM

GGolf- JV/V at Johnston 12:30 PM

Thursday, May 9

GGolf- JV at Johnston 3:30 PM

B/GTR- V at IGHSAU, Ft. Dodge 4 PM

GSC- JV2/JV1/V vs Dowling Catholic 4:45/6/7:30 PM

AHS Thespian/Drama Club Banquet 6:30 PM

Friday, May 10

GGolf- V at Fort Dodge 10 AM

GTN- JV/V vs Dowling Catholic 4 PM

GSC- V vs Norwalk 5:30 PM

BSC- V vs Norwalk 7 PM

Saturday, May 11

BTN- V at IHSAA

BSC- JV2 at Ankeny 8:30 AM

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Friday, May 3, 2019

 

Students taking AP tests are prohibited from having cell phones while testing. According to AP policy, AP exam grades will be cancelled for any student who uses a cell phone during an exam or on break. Students need to bring pencils and a black or blue pen. Student should check test locations posted outside of Student Services.

Students- the amount of skateboard use in our halls and around the building is creating a safety issue for students and staff.  Please do not use your skateboards in the building at any time or in the front of the building until 3:15PM.  Students who are observed violating this request will be asked to keep their skateboards in Mr. Carico’s office during the school day.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

DAILY NOTES

All homecoming applications are due today. Please turn applications into Morgan Seibert, Anna Snyder, or Mrs. Packer.

CURRENT NHS members: remember your last NHS meeting this year is during 2nd lunch today in the Multi Purpose Room.

Girl’s golf is holding a fundraiser at Blaze pizza today from 4:00-8:00pm. Ask a member of the team for a flier, as these fliers will be needed when being given proceeds to the team. Please come out and support your girls! 

Join Spectrum on Thursday May 2nd in the Audio Visual room for an Ally Day. We will be having a discussion and we invite all who are willing to come. Sign up for Plus period under Burke.”

Students taking AP tests are prohibited from having cell phones while testing. According to AP policy, AP exam grades will be cancelled for any student who uses a cell phone during an exam or on break. Students need to bring pencils and a black or blue pen. Student should check test locations posted outside of Student Services.

Students- the amount of skateboard use in our halls and around the building is creating a safety issue for students and staff.  Please do not use your skateboards in the building at any time or in the front of the building until 3:15PM.  Students who are observed violating this request will be asked to keep their skateboards in Mr. Carico’s office during the school day.

 

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Thursday May 2 (tomorrow) Girl’s golf is holding a fundraiser at Blaze pizza from 4:00-8:00pm. Ask a member of the team for a flier, as these fliers will be needed when being given proceeds to the team. Please come out and support your girls! 

CURRENT NHS members: remember your last NHS meeting this year is tomorrow during 2nd lunch in the Multi Purpose Room.

Students taking AP tests are prohibited from having cell phones while testing. According to AP policy, AP exam grades will be cancelled for any student who uses a cell phone during an exam or on break. Students need to bring pencils and a black or blue pen. Student should check test locations posted outside of Student Services.

Students- the amount of skateboard use in our halls and around the building is creating a safety issue for students and staff.  Please do not use your skateboards in the building at any time or in the front of the building until 3:15PM.  Students who are observed violating this request will be asked to keep their skateboards in Mr. Carico’s office during the school day.

Are you interested in helping with homecoming next year? Current sophomores interested in being junior homecoming co-chairs and current juniors interested in being on the homecoming committee should pick up applications in the principal’s office. All applications are due tomorrow. Please turn applications into Morgan Seibert, Anna Snyder, or Mrs. Packer.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

DAILY NOTES

CURRENT NHS members: we will have our last NHS meeting this year on Thursday, May 2nd during 2nd lunch in the Multi Purpose Room. If you can’t make it, please make sure to email Hana Lee. See you there!

The mental health fundraiser will continue all of this week. Make sure to get tickets before Friday before/after school, both lunches, and plus period! Win up to $70 in prizes and support a great cause.

Any Machine Safety students from 1st semester who would like to enter their projects in the Technology Expo at Southeast Polk this year, see Mr. Jahn or Mr. Scaramellino before Friday.

Students taking AP tests are prohibited from having cell phones while testing. According to AP policy, AP exam grades will be cancelled for any student who uses a cell phone during an exam or on break. Students need to bring pencils and a black or blue pen. Student should check test locations posted outside of Student Services.

Students- the amount of skateboard use in our halls and around the building is creating a safety issue for students and staff.  Please do not use your skateboards in the building at any time or in the front of the building until 3:15PM.  Students who are observed violating this request will be asked to keep their skateboards in Mr. Carico’s office during the school day.

Are you interested in helping with homecoming next year? Current sophomores interested in being junior homecoming co-chairs and current juniors interested in being on the homecoming committee should pick up applications in the principal’s office. All applications are due on or before Thursday, May 2. Please turn applications in to Morgan Seibert or Anna Snyder, or turn them back in to Mrs. Packer in the principal’s office

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Seniors, the Ames High School Alumni Association and the Ripp Family Scholarship applications are due on or before April 30th.

CURRENT NHS members: we will have our last NHS meeting this year on Thursday, May 2nd during 2nd lunch in the Multi Purpose Room. If you can’t make it, please make sure to email Hana Lee. See you there!

Remember to get your National Art Honor Society Application turned into Mrs. Wede by Tomorrow.

Any Machine Safety students from 1st semester who would like to enter their projects in the Technology Expo at Southeast Polk this year, see Mr. Jahn or Mr. Scaramellino before Friday.

Are you interested in helping with homecoming next year? Current sophomores interested in being junior homecoming co-chairs and current juniors interested in being on the homecoming committee should pick up applications in the principal’s office. All applications are due on or before Thursday, May 2. Please turn applications in to Morgan Seibert or Anna Snyder, or turn them back in to Mrs. Packer in the principal’s office

The Ames High 2019 Speech Showcase and end of year celebration will be held tomorrow at 6 pm in the auditorium. Light refreshments will be provided followed by awards and a showcase of speech participants from this year. All are welcome to come see All-State nominated performances as well as performances by those receiving 1-ratings at State. 

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Friday, April 26, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Remember to get your National Art Honor Society Application turned into Mrs. Wede by Tuesday, April 30th. 

The Ames High 2019 Speech Showcase and end of year celebration will be held on April 30 at 6 pm in the auditorium. Light refreshments will be provided followed by awards and a showcase of speech participants from this year. All are welcome to come see All-State nominated performances as well as performances by those receiving 1-ratings at State. 

Any Machine Safety students from 1st semester who would like to enter their projects in the Technology Expo at Southeast Polk this year, see Mr. Jahn or Mr. Scaramellino before Friday, May 3rd.

Today is the last day to buy your $3 raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2018/2019 Yearbook during both lunches and after school in the main lobby.

Seniors, the Ames High School Alumni Association and the Ripp Family Scholarship applications are due on or before April 30th.

The Empower, Enrich, & Excel Summer Program (formerly Summer School and Super Summer) has openings for volunteers for the three-week program (June 11-14, June 17-21, and June 24-28). The sign-up sheet is located in the ELP Alcove in the Media Center. The deadline to sign up to volunteer is May 20. If you have any questions, please see Nicole Kuhns or Catherine Monroe.

Buy raffle tickets after school and during both lunches for $1 for each ticket and $5 for 6 in the main lobby to get a chance to win up to $70 worth of gift cards, meal vouchers, and more. All proceeds will go to a mental health related non-profit.

ANY CURRENT NHS members: we will have our last NHS meeting this year on Thursday, May 2nd during 2nd lunch in the Multi Purpose Room. If you can’t make it, please make sure to email Hana Lee. See you there!

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

DAILY NOTES

Remember to get your National Art Honor Society Application turned into Mrs. Wede by Tuesday, April 30th. 

The Ames High 2019 Speech Showcase and end of year celebration will be held on April 30 at 6 pm in the auditorium. Light refreshments will be provided followed by awards and a showcase of speech participants from this year. All are welcome to come see All-State nominated performances as well as performances by those receiving 1-ratings at State. 

Any Machine Safety students from 1st semester who would like to enter their projects in the Technology Expo at Southeast Polk this year, see Mr. Jahn or Mr. Scaramellino before Friday, May 3rd.

Buy your $3 raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2018/2019 Yearbook before and after school and during both lunches in the main lobby.

Seniors, the Ames High School Alumni Association and the Ripp Family Scholarship applications are due on or before April 30th.

April 25th right after school, Mrs. Edster’s room, bring your own Lettuce, be there or be square.

Seniors: Applications for student performers at baccalaureate are in the principal’s office. Applications are due by May 1st.

The Empower, Enrich, & Excel Summer Program (formerly Summer School and Super Summer) has openings for volunteers for the three-week program (June 11-14, June 17-21, and June 24-28). The sign-up sheet is located in the ELP Alcove in the Media Center. The deadline to sign up to volunteer is May 20. If you have any questions, please see Nicole Kuhns or Catherine Monroe.

Buy raffle tickets before or after school and during both lunches for $1 for each ticket and $5 for 6 in the main lobby to get a chance to win up to $70 worth of gift cards, meal vouchers, and more. All proceeds will go to a mental health related non-profit.

Tomorrow for Green Week is Fork Friday: We will be holding our FINAL Coffeehouse of the year, Winners of the Waste reduction challenge will be announced and you’ll get to see your friends perform a great show! 

 

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

DAILY NOTES

The Ames High 2019 Speech Showcase and end of year celebration will be held on April 30 at 6 pm in the auditorium. Light refreshments will be provided followed by awards and a showcase of speech participants from this year. All are welcome to come see All-State nominated performances as well as performances by those receiving 1-ratings at State. 

Any Machine Safety students from 1st semester who would like to enter their projects in the Technology Expo at Southeast Polk this year, see Mr. Jahn or Mr. Scaramellino before Friday, May 3rd.

Did you forget to bring in your items for the hygiene and office supply drive last week? Don’t fret, items can still be dropped off in the box in the principal’s office until the end of the day this Thursday.

Attention THIS YEAR’S senior mentors! Today is your last senior mentor HR day. Please go visit your ninth graders and say goodbye!


Buy your $3 raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2018/2019 Yearbook before and after school and during both lunches in the main lobby.

Seniors, the Ames High School Alumni Association and the Ripp Family Scholarship applications are due on or before April 30th.

After school Math support is available in room 212 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:30 PM.

April 25th right after school, Mrs. Edster’s room, bring your own Lettuce, be there or be square.

Seniors: Applications for student performers at baccalaureate are in the principal’s office. Applications are due by May 1st.

The Empower, Enrich, & Excel Summer Program (formerly Summer School and Super Summer) has openings for volunteers for the three-week program (June 11-14, June 17-21, and June 24-28). The sign-up sheet is located in the ELP Alcove in the Media Center. The deadline to sign up to volunteer is May 20. If you have any questions, please see Nicole Kuhns or Catherine Monroe.

Buy raffle tickets before or after school and during both lunches for $1 for each ticket and $5 for 6 in the main lobby to get a chance to win up to $70 worth of gift cards, meal vouchers, and more. All proceeds will go to a mental health related non-profit.

Tomorrow for Green Week is Thrifty Thursday, wear thrifty clothes! CAUSE will also be holding a “clothing swap.” Bring clothes that you don’t wear/wear anymore and swap it for something new in Mr. Reichart’s room after school!

SPRING PLAY

Come to this spring’s production of The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon by Don Zolidis – a zany compilation of Grimm’s Fairy Tales with a modern twist.   Shows are April 26 and 27 beginning at 7:00 PM. Admission is $5.00 for high school and older and $4.00 for 8th grade and younger.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

 

Did you forget to bring in your items for the hygiene and office supply drive last week? Don’t fret, items can still be dropped off in the box in the principal’s office until the end of the day this Thursday.

Attention THIS YEAR’S senior mentors! Wednesday is your last senior mentor HR day. Please go visit your ninth graders and say goodbye!

Buy your $3 raffle ticket for a chance to win a 2018/2019 Yearbook before and after school and during both lunches in the main lobby.

Seniors, the Ames High School Alumni Association and the Ripp Family Scholarship applications are due on or before April 30th.

After school Math support is available in room 212 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30-5:30 PM.

Seniors: Applications for student performers at baccalaureate are in the principal’s office. Applications are due by May 1st.

The Empower, Enrich, & Excel Summer Program (formerly Summer School and Super Summer) has openings for volunteers for the three-week program (June 11-14, June 17-21, and June 24-28). The sign-up sheet is located in the ELP Alcove in the Media Center. The deadline to sign up to volunteer is May 20. If you have any questions, please see Nicole Kuhns or Catherine Monroe.

 

Buy raffle tickets before or after school and during both lunches for $1 for each ticket and $5 for 6 in the main lobby to get a chance to win up to $70 worth of gift cards, meal vouchers, and more. All proceeds will go to a mental health related non-profit.

Your Student Council in cooperation with CAUSE will be having Green Week  all this week.

Bike or walk to school all week. If you do, you’ll be entered in a raffle to win some cool prizes!

Water. melon. Wednesday. Wear watermelon-themed clothing. We will have a biker-only breakfast so ride your bike to school! From now to Friday find creative ways to reduce your waste in everyday life, take a picture and submit it to @gogreenahs on instagram for prizes! First 10 to submit a photo will get a reusable portable utensil kit courtesy of City of Ames!

 

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