AHS Parent Message
Winter Break: there will be no classes December 23rd through January 2nd, as students and staff enjoy winter break. All offices will be closed during this time. Classes will resume Monday, January 3rd, 2022.
Next week’s schedule for Ames High School.
Monday – ODD Block Day (We made this odd to accommodate the band and the concert)
Tuesday – EVEN Block Day
Wednesday – Early Out schedule. Sack lunch will be served.
Bell Schedule – December 22nd, 2021
1st Period 7:50am – 8:22am 32 minutes
2nd Period 8:27am – 8:59am 32 minutes
3rd Period 9:04am – 9:36am 32 minutes
4th Period 9:41am – 10:13am 32 minutes
5th Period 10:18am – 10:50am 32 minutes
6th Period 10:55am – 11:27am 32 minutes
7th Period 11:32am – 12:04pm 32 minutes
8th Period 12:09pm – 12:41pm 32 minutes
Lunch 12:41pm – 1:15pm 34 minutes
Starting the second semester (January 18, 2022), the Ames Community School District is adjusting the daily dismissal time at each of our levels. The action was board-approved on Thursday, December 16, 2021.Each building will dismiss 25 minutes earlier than the normal current dismissal time. The High school will dismiss at 2:40 PM.
OPPORTUNITIES:Ames High bands will host their Holiday Band Concert on Monday, December 20 in the Ames High auditorium. Freshman band and symphonic band, both under the direction of Andrew Buttermore, will play at 6:30 pm. Concert band, under the direction of Nick Gardner, and wind symphony, directed by Chris Ewan, will play at 8 pm. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students, or $10 per family. Come celebrate our AHS band students.
Interested in playing lacrosse? There will be a 3 day camp offered at Sports Iowa during winter break : Tues through Thursday Dec. 28 – 30 from 3-4 pm. Cost is $30 per person plus a $10 Sports Iowa membership. Equipment can be provided if you need it. For more information go to the Sports Iowa website (https://www.sportsiowa.us/holiday-break-lacrosse-camp/).
The Air Force will have a table in the main lobby during all lunch periods on Tuesday, Dec. 21.
Please remind your senior students to check Naviance for scholarship opportunities.
Thank you to those that have made kleenex donations. With the number of students we have in our building we still have a great need for Kleenex in the classrooms. Kleenex donations can be dropped off in the main office. Thank you very much.
Check out this week’s activities in the at-a-glance calendar.