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Final Lessons
May 20, 2024

Final Lessons

In the quiet moments before their final bell, a sense of anticipation filled the air. This was no ordinary end-of-year; it marked the last lessons…

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Free Summer Meals 2024
May 16, 2024

Free Summer Meals 2024

The Ames Community School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the…

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Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week
May 1, 2024

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week

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Bicycle Helmets For Third Graders
April 29, 2024

Bicycle Helmets For Third Graders

Healthiest Ames has again partnered with Mary Greeley Medical Center and Skunk River Cycles to provide area third graders with free helmets to encourage safety…

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Scott Grimes Named Superintendent of the Ames Community School District
April 19, 2024

Scott Grimes Named Superintendent of the Ames Community School District

On April 19, 2024, the Ames School Board of Directors named Scott Grimes as the next Superintendent of Ames Community School District, pending board approval.

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Women’s History Month: Gertrude Fellows
March 27, 2024

Women’s History Month: Gertrude Fellows

Gertrude Fellows, born August 22, 1893, in Gardner, Illinois (69 miles southwest of Chicago by way of Interstate 55) to England-born James, a farmer, and…

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Registration is Open for 2024-2025
March 25, 2024

Registration is Open for 2024-2025

Online Registration is now open for the 2024-2025 school year for returning students. To verify your information, follow these important steps: Step 1 – Begin…

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Iowa State Football Player Is A Lunch Hero
March 25, 2024

Iowa State Football Player Is A Lunch Hero

When Iowa State’s Tyler Perkins, with a school record average of 43.4 yards per punt, isn’t booming punts into the opposite corner of the football…

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Get Ready for 2024-2025 Registration
March 6, 2024

Get Ready for 2024-2025 Registration

Online registration verification for the 2024-2025 school year for both returning and new students will open on March 25, 2024. The online registration verification process…

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Inclusive Playground Initiative for Elementary and Preschool Students
February 19, 2024

Inclusive Playground Initiative for Elementary and Preschool Students

In a bid to enhance the play experiences of elementary and preschool students, the Ames Community School District has initiated a phased project to install…

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