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Ashland Ridge Announcements
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 at an abundance of camps this summer to benefit students of all ages. Go to www.ankenycamps.com to view camps and register now!

(Please note, when using this link you are leaving the Ankeny Community Schools website. The school district does not control this site or any sites linked to it, nor the content therein.)

Honors Science qualification and application:
Letters regarding Honors Science placement for incoming 6th–11th grade students were sent on March 24-28 to those who qualify. The district offers Honors Science courses to middle and high school students based on student academic need.
If your student did not receive a notification letter, and wishes to enroll he/she can complete an Honors Science application for consideration. Applications are due April 30. Please contact the Ankeny Extended Learning Program (AELP) teacher or principal at your student’s school if you have questions.

Ashland Ridge Newsletter Now Available
The April edition of the Ashland Ridge Elementary newsletter for the 2013-2014 school year is now available online. You can read the current edition of the newsletter here.  

Ashland Ridge "Artists of the Month"
Each month Ashland Ridge Elementary celebrates the "Artists of the Month".  Click on the link to view the Artists of the Month of April!

To view a slideshow of art by this month's artists, click here.



5th Grade Choral Festival Practice MP3s Available
MP3 files of the 5th grade choral festival music are now available to download and use to practice on your own.   If you're participating in the 5th Grade Choral Festival, just download the MP3s of your part and start practicing! 
If you have questions or difficulties with the MP3s above, please contact Lisa Evans at lisa.evans@ankenyschools.org.

 
City seeks applicants for crossing guard positions:

The City of Ankeny is in need of school crossing guards and substitute crossing guards. This position pays $13.00/shift. If you are interested in becoming a crossing guard, please complete an employment application as soon as possible at city hall or online.  Deadline to apply is April 25.


Before and After-School Program registration is now open:
Registration for the 2014-2015 Ankeny Schools Before and After-School Program is now open.  Select the links below to register your student.  Registrations are time-date stamped and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  

School surplus items “garage sale” auction is now open:
The Ankeny School District is holding its annual inventory surplus sale. Unlike the past in which the district has held a “garage sale” format, beginning this year we will utilize K-Bid, an online auction service to sell surplus items.  Our auction is now OPEN and will close on April 23.  Photos are available online, or appointments to inspect items in person can be made by calling 515-480-1604, or emailing desmoines@kbidusa.com. Please visit the K-Bid auction site here to view items for sale and bid.

Interpreting Your Student's Iowa Assessments Scores
In January, Ankeny students took the Iowa Assessments test, which replaced the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) and Iowa Tests of Education Development (ITED) last year. Test results are now being sent home to parents.  Ankeny Schools provide several resources to help you interpret your student’s test scores.   It is recommended that you review this online information. 

Review the Iowa Assessments interpretation resources here.

5th Grade Choral Festival Performance - April 17
For the past several weeks, Ankeny students have been rehearsing for the 5th Grade Choral Festival.  North feeder fifth graders will present their concert on Thursday, April 17.  A reminder of the students' afternoon and evening schedule can be found here
 
Please join us for the 6:30 p.m. performance held in the auditorium at Ankeny Centennial High School.

 

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