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September 22, 2022

HOMECOMING DANCE

HOMECOMING DANCE:

The homecoming dance for 2022 will be held on Saturday Oct 1, 2022, from 8:00PM to 10:00 PM.  Guest forms are available in the front office and due back no later than Sept 28 at noon.  Guest forms are needed for all guests that do not attend Ankeny High School.  Freshman are not allowed to attend.

September 22, 2022

HOMECOMING TICKETS

HOMECOMING TICKETS:

Online ticket sales are available now until Thursday 9/29 using your TouchBase account If you purchase your ticket online, please pick up a wristband before or after school Thursday 9/29 or Friday 9/30. You must present your receipt in order to receive a wristband. If you are bringing a guest, you can pick up their wristband.

You can also purchase tickets in cash before or after school Thursday 9/29 or Friday 9/30. You will receive a wristband when you purchase the ticket.

You can also purchase tickets at the door at the dance, but please enter through the door NEXT to the main entrance. All students with pre-purchased tickets will enter through the main door. The dance is from 8-10. Students will not be allowed into the dance after 8:30. All students are expected to show their wristbands and IDs at the door to enter the dance.

September 20, 2022

2022 Yearbooks & 2023 Yearbooks

The 2022 yearbooks have been delivered and there are a limited amount still available in the front office.

Click here to pay online –  – make sure you click on the 2022 YEARBOOK!

OR bring a $75 check or cash to the front office. Please make checks out to Ankeny High School.

The book turned out AMAZING!

The 2023 yearbooks are available for pre-order at the lowest price of the year.

Click here to pre-order on-line –  make sure you click on the 2023 YEARBOOK!  

Only $70, plus free icons when you add personalization. Deadline 9/30.

September 14, 2022

PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL

Attention Hawk Caregivers
Make plans to attend the first PAC meeting of the school year on Thursday, September 29th from 6:00-7:30 pm at Northview Middle School! This Parent Advisory Council (PAC) meeting will feature a discussion on K-12 math. Join Dr. Erick Pruitt and district academic leadership to learn more about our new math curriculum and how to best support your student in their math learning. An overview of the math curriculum will be presented, followed by two breakout sessions; one session that takes a deeper look into elementary math and one session focused on math pathways for secondary students. Click here for more information on the PAC.

September 13, 2022

Flu Clinic

We will be offering the Flu Clinic in collaboration with Polk County Health Department again this year. Please see below for next date and registration.

No paper consents this year – all registrations are online!

Thursday, Oct 20
4:00 p.m. – 8 p.m. @ Northview Middle School
Visitors enter through W22 Door on the stadium side of the building
Flu Clinic is held in the Commons/Lunchroom.

CHOOSE YOUR TIME SLOT FOR OCT. 20

September 9, 2022

2022-2023 IMPORTANT DATES

Date Event Time
September 26 Under the Lights – AHS Turf Field 6:30 pm
October 1 Homecoming Dance – AHS

 

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
October 5 Jostens Class Ring/Jacket Presentation 1:55 pm – 2:20 pm
October 11 Jostens Ring/Jacket order day 10:50 am – 1:10 pm
October 12 PSAT/NMSQT Test Check-in 7:40 am

8:00 am – 11:00 am

October 12 Jostens Announcement/C&G Presentation & Senior Class Photo 10:15 am – 11:45 am
October 13 Conferences 4:30-8:30 pm
October 18 Jostens Announcements/C&G Order Day 10:50 am – 1:10 pm
October 18 Additional Class Jewelry/Letter Jacket Order Day 10:50 am – 1:10 pm
October 24 Professional Development Day All Day
November 3 Picture Retake Days 8:00 am – 11:00 am
November 11 Professional Development Day All Day
Dec 22 – Jan 2 Winter Break
March 2 Conferences 4:30 – 8:30 pm
March 13 – 17 Spring Break
September 7, 2022

PSAT test in October

The October 12th test is a national test date determined by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and is the only date that AHS will be giving the exam. Exams will be administered on the AHS campus. October 12th is a late start Wednesday; however, PSAT/NMSQT tests will begin promptly at 8:00 AM. Students who have registered for the PSAT/NMSQT may enter AHS at 7:40 AM for check-in.

For all juniors and sophomores who do not register for the PSAT/NMSQT,  there will be a letter with an alternate schedule sent out regarding the October 12th date.

If your student wishes to take the PSAT/NMSQT on October 12th go to TouchBase and pay (nonrefundable) between July 20th and August 19th. In late September, your student can then pick up information and a study guide, from the counseling office, to prepare for the test. While we do not anticipate a shortage of exams, please be aware that juniors will be given priority if a shortage occurs. Fees for late registration will be assessed as indicated in the registration information on the back of this letter. If your student is unable to test on the test day, refunds will not be available.

If your student qualifies for testing accommodations through their IEP or 504 please indicate that in TouchBase when you register your student to take the test. The school’s PSAT Coordinator must apply for accommodations and receive approval by the College Board. The deadline for you or your student to request accommodations is the same as regular registration deadline August 19, 2022 at 11:59 PM. If requesting accommodations after August 19th, we cannot guarantee there will be enough time to receive approval from the College Board. For more information regarding accommodations you may access the following link https://accommodations.collegeboard.org/after-approval/taking-psat-nmsqt-psat-10-accommodations.

August 29, 2022

PICTURE DAYS THIS WEEK

8.30.22

  • Picture Day 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

8.31.22

  • Picture Day 7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Picture Information Flyer

  • Payment forms may be picked up in the office.
  • Location will be the east end of the gym.  Student picture times will be during their PE, lunch, study hall, or open campus.
August 25, 2022

Celebration of Learning Canceled

We would like to inform you that the Celebration of Learning (formerly Back-to-School Night) scheduled for August 30, 2022, has been canceled. Our academic letter winners and AP scholars will be recognized on October 13, 2022 which is the same evening as Parent Teacher Conferences. More details will be provided as they become available.

August 24, 2022

Ankeny Girls Wrestling Meet and Greet

The all-new Ankeny girls wrestling team is recruiting athletes! Join us on Sunday, August 28th at 5:oo pm for a meet and greet with coaches and to learn more about the program. Girls in grades 8-12 and their families are invited to attend. The team will consist of wrestlers from Ankeny High School, Ankeny Centennial High School and North Polk High School. This event will take place in the Ankeny High School main gym.