February 19, 2019
***NEW ADDITIONS TO THE ANNOUCEMENTS***
ACT has sent specific guidance concerning testing if there is a late start or no school on the testing day. If we have a late start tomorrow, we will test when we arrive at school. We will take students to the MACC center for this testing. If we have no school tomorrow, we will test on March 12.
Students will need a sack lunch for either of these testing options.
This year’s dinner theater theme is BLAST FROM THE PAST. Tickets are on sale for $10 in the high school office. Concert is March 16. Dinner is at 6:00PM with performances following.
All students wanting to attend prom, you will need to be passing all classes and have all detentions made up by Wednesday, April 10.
If you are still interested in becoming a Mentor, YSS will be here Friday during Win time in Ms. Martin room. Students that are in process of becoming mentors please attend this meeting as we need to completed some paperwork.
8-11th graders Interested in Simpson College/want to hear about colleges. Thursday February 21st 11:00 during WIN Time an academic advisory will be in Ms. Martin's room.
STILL LOOKING FOR A FEW MORE VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH THE SCHOOL CARNIVAL ON FRIDAY, FEB. 22ND!!!
THOSE THAT HAVE SIGNED UP ALREADY THANK YOU! WE WILL HAVE A VERY QUICK MEETING THIS WEEK.
Please email Ms. Robinson if you are interested!
SILVER CHORD HOURS OPPORTUNITY
WORK AT THE ELEMENTARY CARNIVAL!!
FACE PAINTING, INFLATABLES, GAMES AND MORE!
HELP OUR YOUTH HAVE A GREAT CARNIVAL AND SHOW THEM HOW AWESOME OUR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE. YOUR CHANCE TO ACT LIKE A LITTLE KID AGAIN AND HAVE SOME FUN!
**THEY LOOK UP TO YOU WHETHER YOU KNOW IT OR NOT! SHOW THEM WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A SPARTAN!**
FEBRUARY 22ND 6-8PM
See Ms. Robinson if you are interested or email at email@example.com
FEB. 19TH LUNCH
**ONLY FOR THOSE HELPING FINALIZE GRAND MARCH AND INVITATIONS!**
Meetings/Important Events Taking Place:
Our local Ames AAUW would like to sponsor qualified 7th grade girls to attend the STEM program,TECH TREK, at Buena Vista University this coming summer. The university has extended the application deadline from February 15, 2019 to March 15, 2019.
We would appreciate if you would share information about the program with your Science teachers and your 7th grade students. We would love for girls interested in Science to apply.
The program has received rave reviews from former campers. An email with details will be sent to all 7th graders and parents through Infinite Campus. https://www.bvu.edu/bv/tech-trek
SUNGLASSES ORDERS – WE ARE EXTENDING THE SALE!
$8 - White frame, dark lens, Spartan Pride in blue!!
Get yours today!
Due Wednesday, February 20th!
There is a sign up sheet in the office for Boys and Girls Junior High Track.
There is a sign up sheet in the office for Boys High School Soccer.
Any HS girl that is interested in joining the Track & Field Team, please sign up in the office.
Any High school boy or girl interested in Golf, please sign up in the office.
Summer Job Opportunity
Are you looking for more than just a job? Put your skills to work in a hub of the community as a Nevada Public Library Student Clerk! If you love interacting with people and you’re great at noticing things that other people miss, this is the job for you. You’ll help library patrons by checking items in and out, assisting with finding books and other library materials, and answering a variety of questions. You’ll also get a first look at new library materials as you prep them for the shelves, and you’ll put away materials after they’ve been checked in. Shifts are after school until 8:00 PM 1-2 evenings a week and occasional day time hours on Saturdays.
Return application with a resume and cover letter to: Nevada Public Library, 631 K Ave., Nevada, IA 50201. For more information contact the library at 515-382-2628 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due by March 30, 2019.
Drivers Ed is through Street Smarts. Here is the link for those wanting to register:
There is a class beginning March 5. There is also a class that starts June 24 – after you click on the above link, click on Class Registration at the top of the page. Click on Collins-Maxwell and it will bring up both classes –the one starting March 5 and the one starting June 24.
I GOTTA WEAR SHADES!!!
The Junior class is selling sunglasses!!
They are white with dark lenses and in BLUE writing on the side it will say Spartan Pride!
Order forms were given out to ALL students district wide!!
If you need a form email Ms. Robinson and she will get you a form or take your order.
Help support your Junior Class fundraising for Prom and Look COOL in the process! :)
If you turn your order into the high school office, and are paying cash, please send the exact amount - $8. The office is not able to make change.
Orders due Wednesday, Feb. 20.
On March 8, the C-M Middle School will be having their winter dance. The kids are getting excited and looking forward to the evening! While it is not a requirement, many of the students like to dress up for the occasion. We would like to give all students the opportunity to have a nice outfit for the dance and so we are inviting families to donate used Homecoming or Winter Formal dresses, along with shoes and/or accessories for the girls, and dress pants, dress shirts, shoes and belts for the boys.
If you have items that your older Raider/Spartan students no longer need and you would like to donate them to the current MS students, you may drop them off at the MS/HS building or send them with your student to give to Mrs. Staudt. Please have items on a hanger.
On Friday, February 22, we will host our "shopping" night. Students (and parents) can come to the small gym at the MS/HS school between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to try on clothes. There is no cost to take any of the clothing items!
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Staudt. Thanks in advance!
Middle school students 6-8th:
Meetings will be held WEEKLY on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:15AM – 7:55AM
Mr. Meinerts Room
The MS Formal dance will be Friday, March 8 from 6-8pm in the small gym. The theme for the dance this year is "Country Nights". Students do not have to dress according to the theme and more information will be coming very soon!
2019 Prom Dress Giveaway
Sponsored by Project Fresh Start & Ankeny Community School District
Friday March 1 4:30pm-6:30pm
Saturday March 2 10:00am-12:00pm
Sunday March 3 1:00pm-3:00pm
Monday March 4 4:30pm-6:30pm
Distribution Dates and Times:
Location: PARKVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL in the
Performing Arts Center (Student Entrance)
105 NW Pleasant Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
¨ Friendly volunteer assistance available
Please contact Amber McKenna @ email@example.com
There is quite a collection on the Lost and Found table in the lobby. Please take a minute and see if anything belongs to you.
Attention Seniors: Please get your baby picture, senior picture, and quote to Mrs. Coffelt as soon as possible.
Attention 9-12 graders: Interested in becoming a Tutor? Every Wednesday 1:40-3:00. Please see Ms. Martin for more information.
Looking for Silver Cord hours? Mrs. Staudt has some opportunities which include data entry and categorizing books by genre. Email her or stop by her room if you are interested.
DMACC Foundation Scholarship is due Friday March 1st @ 4:00pm
For information regarding the DMACC Foundation Scholarship Program, please go to: https://www.dmacc.edu/foundation/Pages/application.aspx.
- Elevate Advanced Manufacturing Scholarship
We are now accepting applications for the 2019 Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship. This is a scholarship in honor of former Iowa State University basketball player Brian Pearson, who died of brain cancer in the fall of 1997. We have been awarding this scholarship since 1998. This scholarship is awarded to one male and one female each year. Applicants must be high school juniors or seniors for the 2018-2019 school year who have previously participated in any Iowa Games events (Summer Iowa Games, Winter Iowa Games, Iowa Games Net Fest).
Applications are due by April 8, 2019. For more information about the scholarship and to view the application, please click here: Brian Pearson Memorial Scholarship.
All scholarships are updated on counselor website
Seniors great scholarship opportunity at DMACC:
DMACC is offering the Accumold Scholars Program that is opening enrolling in DMACC's Tools & & Die, Machinist Technology, CNC Operator, Electronics Engineering technology or Robotics & Control Systems Engineering Technology Programs.
Accumold, a precision mold-building company in Ankeny, Iowa has elected to proved at least 4 scholarships each year. This scholarship would be in conjunctions with a job at the Accumold Company with the anticipation of full-time employment after graduation from DMACC.
DMACC is hosting an information meeting on Tuesday February 26th at 6:30pm in Building 3E, Room 101 at DMACC Ankeny Campus. Representatives from Accumold and DMACC will explain the program and answer questions.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to attend this session.
- DMACC online course students last day to drop with a "W" on transcript February 27th.
- 9-12 Silver Cord hours this summer working with Little Spartan Summer Camp. Please see Ms. Martin for more information
- K-8 Student. Little Spartan summer Camp. Please pick up registration form in the front office.
JUNIOR AND SENIORS AND PARENTS JOB SHADOWS
SMALL GROUP JOB SHADOW DAYS (link to details & registration):
DMACC has Small Group Job Shadow Days might be an option for some students who find it difficult to set up a job shadow on their own. Their goal is to add opportunities to this list throughout the year as businesses agree to host. 11th and 12th graders are invited to take part in Small Group Job Shadow Days. Students will have the opportunity to meet with professionals and learn about and observe the career and employment opportunities within that business. If possible, students will get an up-close look at specific jobs/careers at the company. Events will last from two to three hours. These events are for students only. Transportation is the student’s responsibility.
Click on the link below to see more details
- DMACC CAREER DISCOVERY DAYS. (Please see attached)
- Is your student interested in the STRIVE Program at DMACC or would like to get more information???
Bring your students to the DMACC Information Sessions only 1 left.
- Friday February 22, 2019 - Ankeny Campus - Building 5 room 1203
10:00-11:30, call to reserve your spot. Let us know that area your student wants to study so we can talk with them about specifics of the program.
for more information go to the following link:
Career Discovery Days @ DMACC
SPRING 2019 EVENT SCHEDULE
DISCOVER your unique interests and skills while exploring various career paths.
Attend a Career Discovery Day at one of DMACC’s campuses or centers. Events include hands-on activity sessions, business tours, and educational and career information from instructors and business professionals.
Open to 9th–12th grade students, educators and parents.
Discover Engineering Technology Day
Tuesday, February 12
Career Discovery Day
Friday, March 8
Discover Engineering Day
Thursday, March 28
Discover Education Day
Tuesday, April 2
Discover Auto/Diesel Day
Friday, April 5
Discover Healthcare Day
Tuesday, April 9
Discover Information Technology Day
Friday, April 12
Space is limited, so register today!
Anyone interested in taking DMACC MATH classes Please see Ms. Martin ASAP to take ALEK test.