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AHS Robotics Team Wraps Up Successful Season
The Robotics Club from Ankeny High School had an extremely successful 2014-2015 season.  The club competed in the the First Tech Challenge (FTC) state robotics competition in March in Iowa City, and placed 13th out of 22 teams.   Read more and view pictures from the team's season
8th Grade Softball Meeting
There will be a meeting for girls 8th grade softball on Thursday, April 30th at 7:50 am in room 2115 with Ms. Heine.  If you have any questions, please contact Megan Heine at

Board approves 2015-2016 school calendar as recommended by Calendar Committee -
 At their April 20 meeting, the Ankeny Board of Education voted to approve the 2015-2016 school calendar, as recommended by the School Calendar Committee. Prior to the meeting, the Board had reviewed several options for the calendar, including the final recommendation submitted by the committee. New Iowa legislation set the earliest start date for Iowa schools during the week following the state fair. Read more and view the approved calendar here.
9-12 Grade Dance Team Tryouts for 2015-2016

AHS Dance Team Try-outs for the 2015-2016 squad are set for April 27th, 28th, and 30th in the AHS gymnasium. Dancers will be asked to demonstrate technical skills as well as a Jazz and Pom routine that will be learned during the first two days of auditions.

  • Monday, April 27th -  6-7:30 pm - Learn Pom and Jazz routine and review technique
  • Tuesday, April 28th - 4-6:00 pm - Review Pom and Jazz routine and review technique
  • Thursday, April 30th -5:15-8:00 pm - Auditions are judged

Outbound E-mail Issues
The district is currently experiencing issues with some outbound e-mails reaching intended recipients outside the school district.  If you send an e-mail to someone in the district, it is possible they may not be able to respond to you via e-mail.  If you need an immediate response, please be sure to include other contact information in your messages, or instead call via telephone.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
Southview and Northview 9th Grade Formal
The Northview and Southview Student Leadership Committee will host a 9th grade formal for students from Southview and Northview on April 24 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Northview east gym. Students will enter through the South entrance doors. Dancing, pictures, food, and door prizes will be available.  Tickets are $5.00 and will be on sale during lunch from April 15-24.  Students must be a 9th grader from Northview or Southview AND must show their student ID that night to attend.

2nd Semester Exam Information and Schedule
At the end of 2nd semester, all Southview students will experience an altered schedule in order to accommodate for the administration of semester exams.  Second semester exams will take place on May 22, 26, and 27Please click here to read the Parent Letter and to view the Semester Exam Schedule.

Nurse Office Visits
We ask that students not feeling well please come down to the nurses office to be seen before calling parents to pick them up.  The nurse will contact the parents, if it is decided that the student needs to go home. 

Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings and Support Ankeny Athletics
The Ankeny Booster Club is sponsoring two fundraising nights this month at Buffalo Wild Wings.  Show your support by having a great meal while raising money for Ankeny schools' athletics and facilities.
  • April 13 and April 27, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
The restaurant will donate 10% of all pre-tax food sales from guests who present a fundraising ticket. For more information about the Ankeny Booster Club visit
Art Center to Display Student Artwork
Ankeny students will have the opportunity to showcase their artistic creations during the Annual K-12 Art Show at the Ankeny Art Center this month.  The work on display will represent artists from all 16 of Ankeny's schools.  Read more about the art show and artist receptions.
Southview Yearbooks for Sale
Don't miss out!  Order your yearbook now to guarantee a lifetime of memories!  Go to and purchase your 2015 yearbook for only $30.  The deadline to purchase your 2015 yearbooks is Tuesday, May 26th!

Classes filling quickly for summer Community Ed courses; register today!
Don't miss out, classes are filling quickly for Ankeny Community Education (CE) summer courses!  Some of the class options include Robotics, Dance, Tai Chi, Tai Kwon Do, Video Game Design, Yoga and much more.  Register today! 
For more information, please contact Community Education at 289-3960.
2015-2016 Colorguard Auditions

What has spins, tosses, dancing, and fun all in one?  Ankeny ColorGuard! Any student currently in 8th or 9th grade may audition for Colorguard.  You do not have to be currently enrolled in band to join. All Auditions will be held at ANKENY HIGH SCHOOL.  Enter through doors 31S. Registeration closed April 8. 
Register at

 Auditions for the 2015-2016 Colorguard will take place on:

  • Tuesday, April 28 4:30-7pm
  • Tuesday, May 5 4:30-7pm

Booster Club Summer Camps registration open:
Take advantage of excellent opportunities for your child to develop and maintain fitness while improving sports skills and techniques.  Coaches from AHS, ACHS, Northview, Southview, Parkview, and Prairie Ridge will be coaching an abundance of camps this summer to benefit students of all ages.  Go to to view camps and register today!

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