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Get to Know Kenneth Damron
October 17, 2022

Get to Know Kenneth Damron

The Ames Community School District highlights our amazing Principals and Associate Principals during National Principals Month. Today’s feature is on Kenneth Damron, an Associate Principal…

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Ames High Students Name National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
September 19, 2022

Ames High Students Name National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Five Ames High School students have been named semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) mailed Certificates…

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Ames High Open House Scheduled for August 27, 2022
July 28, 2022

Ames High Open House Scheduled for August 27, 2022

Join us on Saturday, August 27, 2022, for the new Ames High School ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house tours. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place…

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Ames High Students Earn Octagon Center for the Arts Awards
May 20, 2022

Ames High Students Earn Octagon Center for the Arts Awards

Ames High School students participated in the Octagon Center for the Arts annual student show. This show highlights artwork by local elementary, middle, and high…

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Ames High Named “Best” High School in 2022 National Report
April 27, 2022

Ames High Named “Best” High School in 2022 National Report

The 2022 U.S. News and World Report Best High School rankings have been released and Ames High School has been named fourth in the state…

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AHS Speech Earns 2022 All-State Honors
March 3, 2022

AHS Speech Earns 2022 All-State Honors

Students from Ames High School earned five Division 1 ratings for entries into the Iowa High School Speech Association (IHSSA) Large Group State Competition. On…

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Ames High DECA Storm Shelter Recognized for Outstanding School-Based Enterprise
March 3, 2022

Ames High DECA Storm Shelter Recognized for Outstanding School-Based Enterprise

Storm Shelter, the school-based enterprise at Ames High School, was among 461 school-based enterprises achieving Gold Level Certification for the 2021-2022 school year and will…

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Dr. Julious Lawson named Superintendent of Ames Community School District
March 3, 2022

Dr. Julious Lawson named Superintendent of Ames Community School District

On Monday, January 24, the Ames School Board of Directors approved Dr. Julious Lawson as the next Superintendent of Ames Community School District. Dr. Lawson…

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BSAC Toy Drive Success
February 28, 2022

BSAC Toy Drive Success

Giving back to the community is on the minds of many, especially during the holiday season. One Ames High club is not only placing this…

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All-State Music 2021
October 25, 2021

All-State Music 2021

Congratulations to the 27 Ames High musicians who were selected to participate in the Iowa All-State Music Festival. Auditions for the 278-piece All-State Band, 214-piece All-State Orchestra, and 602-member All-State Chorus were held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at Indianola. Approximately 17% of the students who audition are selected for membership in the All-State ensembles. The Festival Concert will be presented to the public at 7:30 pm on Saturday, November 20, 2021, in Hilton Coliseum. The 2021 Festival will celebrate the 75th anniversary of this prestigious event.

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