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    March 20, 2019

     

    • Ever think that our world would be better if we had more leaders that don’t judge so quickly, that have the ability to see life from other people’s perspectives? If you are a 10th or 11th grader, you are invited to join us at a work shop at UNO that will help "Create Inclusive Classrooms" on April 10th. Mrs. Heckman sent an email to all 10th and 11th graders - please read that email if you are interested!
    • Are you interested in a career in the military? Or do you want to know more information about your personal strengths and career interests? The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a multiple choice test, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. The Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson High Schools will be offering a combined ASVAB testing site on Wednesday, April 3rd at 8:30 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln High School. If you are interested in signing up for this event, please fill out the google form sent to your student email account. If you have any questions, please see Ms Schmedding at AL
    • Girls Go CyberStart begins today after school at 3:15 pm in Mrs. Robinson's classroom A200. You do not have to have any prior cybersecurity knowledge to join. Drop in and check it out!
    • All students and Staff--we are joining together in an all school effort to bring in donations for Flood Relief in our community. Please bring donation to Real Time Classes this week. A list of needed donations has been posted or ask your Real Time teachers. We are going to try and fill Mr. Dighton's truck with Water --so bring in bottled watered to donate to our friends in Glenwood. Money donations will be taken at all lunches. Thank you for your support.

     

    March 19, 2019

     

    • Ever think that our world would be better if we had more leaders that don’t judge so quickly, that have the ability to see life from other people’s perspectives? If you are a 10th or 11th grader, you are invited to join us at a work shop at UNO that will help "Create Inclusive Classrooms" on April 10th. Mrs. Heckman sent an email to all 10th and 11th graders - please read that email if you are interested!
    • The Pottawattamie Promise Application is due this Wednesday March 20th in the guidance office.
    • Are you interested in a career in the military? Or do you want to know more information about your personal strengths and career interests? The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a multiple choice test, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. The Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson High Schools will be offering a combined ASVAB testing site on Wednesday, April 3rd at 8:30 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln High School. If you are interested in signing up for this event, please fill out the google form sent to your student email account. If you have any questions, please see Ms Schmedding at AL
    • Girls Go CyberStart begins tomorrow afternoon at 3:15 pm in Mrs. Robinson's A200 classroom. Stop by and check it out!

     

    March 18, 2019

     

    • Remember to turn in your AP permission slip and money to A124 to get registered for the AP tests. This is due March 19th! So don't forget!
    • Ever think that our world would be better if we had more leaders that don’t judge so quickly, that have the ability to see life from other people’s perspectives? If you are a 10th or 11th grader, you are invited to join us at a work shop at UNO that will help "Create Inclusive Classrooms" on April 10th. Mrs. Heckman sent an email to all 10th and 11th graders - please read that email if you are interested!
    • Just a reminder that if you are going to the KANEKO Art Academy that starts today, March 18th, please meet Ms. Hartnett in the main office immediately after school.
    • Great way to cap off a successful IHSSA speech season. ALHS earned two all-state performers. Sarah King in poetry and Molly Higgins in Original Oratory. These are 2 of 400 allstaters in individual speech from an original 9.000 + entries. These girls will be performing at UNI Monday the 25th of March. Great job to all speech students this year.
    • The Pottawattamie Promise Application is due this Wednesday March 20th in the guidance office.
    • Are you interested in a career in the military? Or do you want to know more information about your personal strengths and career interests? The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a multiple choice test, administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command, used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces. The Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson High Schools will be offering a combined ASVAB testing site on Wednesday, April 3rd at 8:30 a.m. at Abraham Lincoln High School. If you are interested in signing up for this event, please fill out the google form sent to your student email account. If you have any questions, please see Ms Schmedding at AL

     

    March 16, 2019

     

    • Remember to turn in your AP permission slip and money to A124 to get registered for the AP tests. This is due March 19th! So don't forget!
    • Ever think that our world would be better if we had more leaders that don’t judge so quickly, that have the ability to see life from other people’s perspectives? If you are a 10th or 11th grader, you are invited to join us at a work shop at UNO that will help "Create Inclusive Classrooms" on April 10th. Mrs. Heckman sent an email to all 10th and 11th graders - please read that email if you are interested!
    • Are you interested in learning to grow vegetables or flowers? Spring garden club is looking for students interested in learning to start plants from seed, learn the basics of growing vegetables and flowers, and helping finish constructing the greenhouse in the atrium. If your interested in Spring Garden Club please see Mr. Potter in room B137. Spring Garden Club will meet Tuesdays after school starting March 12th.

     

    March 14, 2019

     

    • Remember to turn in your AP permission slip and money to A124 to get registered for the AP tests. This is due March 19th! So don't forget!
    • Mr. Smith is back and so is Automotive Club! Come join the fun this Thursday, 3/14, in Mr. Smith's room, B-203.
    • Ever think that our world would be better if we had more leaders that don’t judge so quickly, that have the ability to see life from other people’s perspectives? If you are a 10th or 11th grader, you are invited to join us at a work shop at UNO that will help "Create Inclusive Classrooms" on April 10th. Mrs. Heckman sent an email to all 10th and 11th graders - please read that email if you are interested!
    • Are you interested in learning to grow vegetables or flowers? Spring garden club is looking for students interested in learning to start plants from seed, learn the basics of growing vegetables and flowers, and helping finish constructing the greenhouse in the atrium. If your interested in Spring Garden Club please see Mr. Potter in room B137. Spring Garden Club will meet Tuesdays after school starting March 12th.

     

    March 13, 2019

     

    • Remember to turn in your AP permission slip and money to A124 to get registered for the AP tests. This is due March 19th! So don't forget!
    • Reminder that GIRLS tennis practice will start on Wed. don't forget your white cards. Check with Coach Pregon if you have questions.
    • Mr. Smith is back and so is Automotive Club! Come join the fun this Thursday, 3/14, in Mr. Smith's room, B-203.
    • Ever think that our world would be better if we had more leaders that don’t judge so quickly, that have the ability to see life from other people’s perspectives? If you are a 10th or 11th grader, you are invited to join us at a work shop at UNO that will help "Create Inclusive Classrooms" on April 10th. Mrs. Heckman sent an email to all 10th and 11th graders - please read that email if you are interested!
    • Are you interested in learning to grow vegetables or flowers? Spring garden club is looking for students interested in learning to start plants from seed, learn the basics of growing vegetables and flowers, and helping finish constructing the greenhouse in the atrium. If your interested in Spring Garden Club please see Mr. Potter in room B137. Spring Garden Club will meet Tuesdays after school starting March 12th.

     

    March 12, 2019

     

    • Remember to turn in your AP permission slip and money to A124 to get registered for the AP tests. This is due March 19th! So don't forget!
    • Beginning Tuesday, March 12 there will be a new policy for riding the Late Bus. You MUST have a pass to get onto the bus. You can get a pass for the following reasons: attending a club or staying after with a teacher. Passes will be handed out by the Club Sponsor or the teacher. Do not ask the main office or Student Services for a pass, we will not give you one. IF you do not have a pass you will not be able to ride the bus at all.
    • Beginning Tomorrow, there will be a new policy for riding the Late Bus. You MUST have a pass to get onto the bus. You can get a pass for the following reasons: attending a club or staying after with a teacher. Passes will be handed out by the Club Sponsor or the teacher. Do not ask the main office or Student Services for a pass, we will not give you one. IF you do not have a pass you will not be able to ride the bus at all.
    • Reminder that GIRLS tennis practice will start on Wed. don't forget your white cards. Check with Coach Pregon if you have questions.
    • Mr. Smith is back and so is Automotive Club! Come join the fun this Thursday, 3/14, in Mr. Smith's room, B-203.
    • Ever think that our world would be better if we had more leaders that don’t judge so quickly, that have the ability to see life from other people’s perspectives? If you are a 10th or 11th grader, you are invited to join us at a work shop at UNO that will help "Create Inclusive Classrooms" on April 10th. Mrs. Heckman sent an email to all 10th and 11th graders - please read that email if you are interested!

     

    March 8, 2019

     

    • This is a reminder to all of this year's Follies acts that there is a practice rehearsal after school this Friday, March 8th. If you signed up to be there, please be in the auditorium at 3:15 ready to perform your act with all music, instruments needed, etc. Please see Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Remember to turn in your AP permission slip and money to A124 to get registered for the AP tests. This is due March 19th! So don't forget!
    • Beginning Tuesday, March 12 there will be a new policy for riding the Late Bus. You MUST have a pass to get onto the bus. You can get a pass for the following reasons: attending a club or staying after with a teacher. Passes will be handed out by the Club Sponsor or the teacher. Do not ask the main office or Student Services for a pass, we will not give you one. IF you do not have a pass you will not be able to ride the bus at all.
    • Congratulations to the following Deca Members for their great results at the State Competition: Ethan Brewer and Caleb Fitch 2nd place in Marketing Management Team event, Ethan Brewer 2nd place in Franchise Business Plan, Caleb Fitch 4th place in Independent Business Plan, Kiley Walden, Maddie Burns, and Abbie Olson 2nd place in Start-up business plan; Kiley Walden 1st place in Sports & Entertainment Marketing and Tom Wiegmann 1st place in Innovation plan written event and Honorable Mention in Principles of Business event.
    • These 6 Deca students will go on to Orlando to compete in the National Competition in April.
    • If you are interested in trying out for the Abraham Lincoln Dance Team tryout practices will start on Monday 3/11 at 6:15AM in the ALHS gym. If you missed Tryout Information Meeting please pick up the packet in the office before Monday morning's practice.  

     

    March 6, 2019

     

    • For all students cast in the spring play, your first rehearsal is TODAY after school in the auditorium. Please be there at 3:15, with script and pencil in hand and ready to work. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Want to be a part of the Abraham Lincoln Dance Team? If so please come to the Tryout Information Meeting on Thursday March 7th at 6:30pm in the ALHS Library. We will discuss the team policies and pass out the tryout packet. The forms received in this meeting you must have turned in at the tryout practices.
    • This is a reminder to all of this year's Follies acts that there is a practice rehearsal after school this Friday, March 8th. If you signed up to be there, please be in the auditorium at 3:15 ready to perform your act with all music, instruments needed, etc. Please see Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Remember to turn in your AP permission slip and money to A124 to get registered for the AP tests. This is due March 19th! So don't forget!
    • Beginning Tuesday, March 12 there will be a new policy for riding the Late Bus. You MUST have a pass to get onto the bus. You can get a pass for the following reasons: attending a club or staying after with a teacher. Passes will be handed out by the Club Sponsor or the teacher. Do not ask the main office or Student Services for a pass, we will not give you one. IF you do not have a pass you will not be able to ride the bus at all.

     

    February 27, 2019

     

    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 27, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • Want to be a part of the Abraham Lincoln Dance Team? If so please come to the Tryout Information Meeting on Thursday March 7th at 6:30pm in the ALHS Library. We will discuss the team policies and pass out the tryout packet. The forms received in this meeting you must have turned in at the tryout practices.
    • Please come and support JROTC during a Freddy's Fundraiser on March 5th from 4:00-9:00. A portion of the proceeds will be used towards competing in the National Drill Competition in Daytona Beach, Florida. Thank You
    • No Book Club Today Mr. Waller is at speech contest

     

    February 26, 2019

     

    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 27, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • There will be a Girls Soccer Player meeting on Tuesday after school or Wednesday at 7:15am in A007. You pick the best time for you but need to attend one if you are playing soccer this season!
    • Thanks to all who auditioned for the spring play. The cast list is posted outside of Mr. Mandelko's classroom and the auditorium. Please meet for a cast meeting TODAY after school at 3:20 in the auditorium. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Want to be a part of the Abraham Lincoln Dance Team? If so please come to the Tryout Information Meeting on Thursday March 7th at 6:30pm in the ALHS Library. We will discuss the team policies and pass out the tryout packet. The forms received in this meeting you must have turned in at the tryout practices.

     

    February 22, 2019

     

    • Prom Meeting Friday February 22nd in Ms. Kennedy's Room. It is not too late to join. Please feel free to come and help finish selecting items!
    • National Honor Society application are due Friday, February 22nd. If you are eligible, information can be found in the NHS Google Classroom.
    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 27, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • There will be a mandatory player meeting for all Boys playing soccer this spring at 3:15 in the cafeteria on Friday. Please bring fundraiser, jerseys if given for pictures, see you all then. Spread the word.

     

    February 21, 2019

     

    • What happens when the schools drama director walks out of the production? INSANITY! Auditions for this year's spring play, "Just Another High School Play" will be (next) Wednesday (2/20) and Thursday (2/21), after school in the auditorium. You may pick up an audition packet from Mr. Mandelko. He would like you to have brief comedic monologue or scene performance for your audition. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Prom Meeting Friday February 22nd in Ms. Kennedy's Room. It is not too late to join. Please feel free to come and help finish selecting items!
    • National Honor Society application are due Friday, February 22nd. If you are eligible, information can be found in the NHS Google Classroom.
    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 27, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • There will be a mandatory player meeting for all Boys playing soccer this spring at 3:15 in the cafeteria on Friday. Please bring fundraiser, jerseys if given for pictures, see you all then. Spread the word.

     

    February 19, 2019

     

    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 20, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • What happens when the schools drama director walks out of the production? INSANITY! Auditions for this year's spring play, "Just Another High School Play" will be (next) Wednesday (2/20) and Thursday (2/21), after school in the auditorium. You may pick up an audition packet from Mr. Mandelko. He would like you to have brief comedic monologue or scene performance for your audition. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Prom Meeting Friday February 22nd in Ms. Kennedy's Room. It is not too late to join. Please feel free to come and help finish selecting items!
    • Seniors: School Traditions/Jostens will be at Abraham Lincoln High School delivering graduation products to seniors Monday and Tuesday February 18th and 19th during the lunch hours.  
    • National Honor Society application are due Friday, February 22nd. If you are eligible, information can be found in the NHS Google Classroom.
    • Hello to all individual speech kids. I will be available at 4:00 today , Mrs. Abbotts will be here at 3:15 and Connie Jo at 3:25. We will stay as late as you show up to practice. As of right now, there is not one person signed up to practice with us today. The contest is SATURDAY. If forecast is correct for tomorrow, I would not wait to practice. I will have permission slips ready for you for the bus on Saturday. Please schedule in or let me know you are coming. Signed your slightly worried and frustrated speech coach.

     

    February 18, 2019

     

    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 20, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • What happens when the schools drama director walks out of the production? INSANITY! Auditions for this year's spring play, "Just Another High School Play" will be (next) Wednesday (2/20) and Thursday (2/21), after school in the auditorium. You may pick up an audition packet from Mr. Mandelko. He would like you to have brief comedic monologue or scene performance for your audition. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Prom Meeting Friday February 22nd in Ms. Kennedy's Room. It is not too late to join. Please feel free to come and help finish selecting items!
    • Seniors: School Traditions/Jostens will be at Abraham Lincoln High School delivering graduation products to seniors Monday and Tuesday February 18th and 19th during the lunch hours.  
    • National Honor Society application are due Friday, February 22nd. If you are eligible, information can be found in the NHS Google Classroom.

     

    February 15, 2019

     

    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 20, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • What happens when the schools drama director walks out of the production? INSANITY! Auditions for this year's spring play, "Just Another High School Play" will be (next) Wednesday (2/20) and Thursday (2/21), after school in the auditorium. You may pick up an audition packet from Mr. Mandelko. He would like you to have brief comedic monologue or scene performance for your audition. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Prom Meeting Friday February 22nd in Ms. Kennedy's Room. It is not too late to join. Please feel free to come and help finish selecting items!
    • Seniors: School Traditions/Jostens will be at Abraham Lincoln High School delivering graduation products to seniors Monday and Tuesday February 18th and 19th during the lunch hours.  
    • National Honor Society application are due Friday, February 22nd. If you are eligible, information can be found in the NHS Google Classroom.

     

    February 14, 2019

     

    • Girls Tennis starts one month from now. There will be a short signup and information meeting next Wed (Feb 13). We are looking for LOTS of new players this season. No previous experience is needed. See Coach Pregon if you have questions.
    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 20, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • What happens when the schools drama director walks out of the production? INSANITY! Auditions for this year's spring play, "Just Another High School Play" will be (next) Wednesday (2/20) and Thursday (2/21), after school in the auditorium. You may pick up an audition packet from Mr. Mandelko. He would like you to have brief comedic monologue or scene performance for your audition. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • If you are eligible to join National Honor Society you are invited to an informational meeting this Friday, February 15th in Mr. Hansen's room A-137. If you are eligible you will have received an email invitation to join an NHS Google Classroom with the application materials. Applications are due Friday, February 22.

     

    February 13, 2019

     

    • Key Club are selling Root Beer Floats on Valentine's Day next week! They are a 1 dollar! So bring your money on Valentine's Day to lunch!
    • Girls Tennis starts one month from now. There will be a short signup and information meeting next Wed (Feb 13). We are looking for LOTS of new players this season. No previous experience is needed. See Coach Pregon if you have questions.
    • Do you have the music within you? Do you have the moves? Want to let your comedic or dramatic side out? You need to bring your talent to the stage! Abraham Lincoln High School Fine Arts is sponsoring “The Follies" Talent Show. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, February 12th AND Wednesday, February 13th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. We are looking for a wide variety of different acts, so bring yours to auditions! Information and application Forms can be picked up from Mr. Mandelko or Mr. Ellefson in the fine arts hallway starting Monday. Come on everyone; share your TALENT with us for a fantastic show!
    • Curious about that tapping in the attic? Interested in the possibility of psychic abilities? Come to paranormal club in room A144 Thursdays after school. Let your curiosity take over!
    • Reminder to all students, that we will not accept any Valentines deliveries this week. Please let your parents, girlfriend, boyfriend, and grandparents know! The deliveries will be sent back to the place of purchase.  
    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 20, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • What happens when the schools drama director walks out of the production? INSANITY! Auditions for this year's spring play, "Just Another High School Play" will be (next) Wednesday (2/20) and Thursday (2/21), after school in the auditorium. You may pick up an audition packet from Mr. Mandelko. He would like you to have brief comedic monologue or scene performance for your audition. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.

     

    February 12, 2019

     

    • Key Club are selling Root Beer Floats on Valentine's Day next week! They are a 1 dollar! So bring your money on Valentine's Day to lunch!
    • Girls Tennis starts one month from now. There will be a short signup and information meeting next Wed (Feb 13). We are looking for LOTS of new players this season. No previous experience is needed. See Coach Pregon if you have questions.
    • Do you have the music within you? Do you have the moves? Want to let your comedic or dramatic side out? You need to bring your talent to the stage! Abraham Lincoln High School Fine Arts is sponsoring “The Follies" Talent Show. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, February 12th AND Wednesday, February 13th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. We are looking for a wide variety of different acts, so bring yours to auditions! Information and application Forms can be picked up from Mr. Mandelko or Mr. Ellefson in the fine arts hallway starting Monday. Come on everyone; share your TALENT with us for a fantastic show!
    • Curious about that tapping in the attic? Interested in the possibility of psychic abilities? Come to paranormal club in room A144 Thursdays after school. Let your curiosity take over!
    • Reminder to all students, that we will not accept any Valentines deliveries this week. Please let your parents, girlfriend, boyfriend, and grandparents know! The deliveries will be sent back to the place of purchase.  
    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 20, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • Seniors, Please check your email for scholarship reminders.
    • Also, a list of scholarships can be found on Naviance. The Southwest Iowa Education Foundation scholarship application is available online. Remember to report to the Counseling Center any scholarships or grants you have received, even for colleges you don't plan to attend. If you haven't completed the FAFSA, Steve Irvin has appointment times available at AL on Wed., Feb. 13th. You can schedule to meet with him by contacting Mona in the Counseling Center.
    • There will be a boys track & field meeting tomorrow after school in the weight room. All boys planning to participate must attend. Distance runners bring your white card and running gear ready to practice following the meeting.

     

    February 11, 2019

     

    • Key Club are selling Root Beer Floats on Valentine's Day next week! They are a 1 dollar! So bring your money on Valentine's Day to lunch!
    • Girls Tennis starts one month from now. There will be a short signup and information meeting next Wed (Feb 13). We are looking for LOTS of new players this season. No previous experience is needed. See Coach Pregon if you have questions.
    • Do you have the music within you? Do you have the moves? Want to let your comedic or dramatic side out? You need to bring your talent to the stage! Abraham Lincoln High School Fine Arts is sponsoring “The Follies" Talent Show. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, February 12th AND Wednesday, February 13th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. We are looking for a wide variety of different acts, so bring yours to auditions! Information and application Forms can be picked up from Mr. Mandelko or Mr. Ellefson in the fine arts hallway starting Monday. Come on everyone; share your TALENT with us for a fantastic show!
    • Curious about that tapping in the attic? Interested in the possibility of psychic abilities? Come to paranormal club in room A144 Thursdays after school. Let your curiosity take over!
    • Reminder to all students, that we will not accept any Valentines delivery's this week. Please let your parents, girlfriend, boyfriend, and grandparents know! The delivery's will be sent back to the place of purchase.  
    • There will be a girls golf meeting on Feb. 20, at 3:15 in the cafeteria.
    • Seniors, Please check your email for scholarship reminders.
    • Also, a list of scholarships can be found on Naviance. The Southwest Iowa Education Foundation scholarship application is available online. Remember to report to the Counseling Center any scholarships or grants you have received, even for colleges you don't plan to attend. If you haven't completed the FAFSA, Steve Irvin has appointment times available at AL on Wed., Feb. 13th. You can schedule to meet with him by contacting Mona in the Counseling Center.

     

    February 7, 2019

     

    • All individual speech participants. Please begin signing up for practice times outside of Mr. Waller's room A-235. You are welcome any day after school or before school , however, preference will be given to those who have signed up for times.
    • Have you been wondering about who you might match with at AL? Take the fun Matchomatetics survey, sponsored by NHS. This survey is free and then you can pay $2 in a few weeks to get the results.
    • Key Club are selling Root Beer Floats on Valentine's Day next week! They are a 1 dollar! So bring your money on Valentine's Day to lunch!
    • Career Rockit sessions will be coming to ALHS next week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during Real Time. If you are a student interested in a career working in the Railroad Industry, or Medicine, or as an Electrician - make sure you login to Naviance and submit your request to attend these sessions. Sign up links will be available starting tomorrow and ending this Friday.
    • Girls Tennis starts one month from now. There will be a short signup and information meeting next Wed (Feb 13). We are looking for LOTS of new players this season. No previous experience is needed. See Coach Pregon if you have questions.
    • Do you have the music within you? Do you have the moves? Want to let your comedic or dramatic side out? You need to bring your talent to the stage! Abraham Lincoln High School Fine Arts is sponsoring “The Follies" Talent Show. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, February 12th AND Wednesday, February 13th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. We are looking for a wide variety of different acts, so bring yours to auditions! Information and application Forms can be picked up from Mr. Mandelko or Mr. Ellefson in the fine arts hallway starting Monday. Come on everyone; share your TALENT with us for a fantastic show!
    • Winter baseball workouts will begin this Sunday 12-2pm. Also, There will be a baseball meeting after school Thursday February 7 in the balcony.
    • Curious about that tapping in the attic? Interested in the possibility of psychic abilities? Come to paranormal club in room A144 Thursdays after school. Let your curiosity take over!
    • Thanks to all who tried out for this year's improv team! The cast list is posted outside the auditorium and Mr. Mandelko's classroom. Your first rehearsal is MONDAY after school...see you then! See Mandelko if you have any questions.

     

    February 6, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • All individual speech participants. Please begin signing up for practice times outside of Mr. Waller's room A-235. You are welcome any day after school or before school , however, preference will be given to those who have signed up for times.
    • Auditions for the Improv and Ice Cream group have been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 6th at 3:20 in the auditorium. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Have you been wondering about who you might match with at AL? Take the fun Matchomatetics survey, sponsored by NHS. This survey is free and then you can pay $2 in a few weeks to get the results.
    • Key Club are selling Root Beer Floats on Valentine's Day next week! They are a 1 dollar! So bring your money on Valentine's Day to lunch!
    • Career Rockit sessions will be coming to ALHS next week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during Real Time. If you are a student interested in a career working in the Railroad Industry, or Medicine, or as an Electrician - make sure you login to Naviance and submit your request to attend these sessions. Sign up links will be available starting tomorrow and ending this Friday.
    • Girls Tennis starts one month from now. There will be a short signup and information meeting next Wed (Feb 13). We are looking for LOTS of new players this season. No previous experience is needed. See Coach Pregon if you have questions.
    • Do you have the music within you? Do you have the moves? Want to let your comedic or dramatic side out? You need to bring your talent to the stage! Abraham Lincoln High School Fine Arts is sponsoring “The Follies" Talent Show. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, February 12th AND Wednesday, February 13th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. We are looking for a wide variety of different acts, so bring yours to auditions! Information and application Forms can be picked up from Mr. Mandelko or Mr. Ellefson in the fine arts hallway starting Monday. Come on everyone; share your TALENT with us for a fantastic show!
    • GSA will now being held after school on Wednesday in B159. do not have school this Friday February 8, 2019

     

    February 5, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • All individual speech participants. Please begin signing up for practice times outside of Mr. Waller's room A-235. You are welcome any day after school or before school , however, preference will be given to those who have signed up for times.
    • Auditions for the Improv and Ice Cream group have been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 6th at 3:20 in the auditorium. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Have you been wondering about who you might match with at AL? Take the fun Matchomatetics survey, sponsored by NHS. This survey is free and then you can pay $2 in a few weeks to get the results.
    • Auditions for the Improv and Ice Cream group have been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 6th at 3:20 in the auditorium. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Key Club are selling Root Beer Floats on Valentine's Day next week! They are a 1 dollar! So bring your money on Valentine's Day to lunch!
    • COngratulations to ALHS Large group speech participants. 5 groups represented AL at the state competition last Saturday and 4 of the 5 received division 1 ratings. A special congratulations goes to Ethan Jensen, Hannah Gibson and Molly Higgins who advanced to the All-state festival in Ames on the 16th in the area of group improvisation. They are one of 24 groups that will be performing in this event for the whole state. Well done all speech students.  
    • Career Rockit sessions will be coming to ALHS next week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday during Real Time. If you are a student interested in a career working in the Railroad Industry, or Medicine, or as an Electrician - make sure you login to Naviance and submit your request to attend these sessions. Sign up links will be available starting tomorrow and ending this Friday.
    • Girls Tennis starts one month from now. There will be a short signup and information meeting next Wed (Feb 13). We are looking for LOTS of new players this season. No previous experience is needed. See Coach Pregon if you have questions.
    • Do you have the music within you? Do you have the moves? Want to let your comedic or dramatic side out? You need to bring your talent to the stage! Abraham Lincoln High School Fine Arts is sponsoring “The Follies" Talent Show. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, February 12th AND Wednesday, February 13th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. We are looking for a wide variety of different acts, so bring yours to auditions! Information and application Forms can be picked up from Mr. Mandelko or Mr. Ellefson in the fine arts hallway starting Monday. Come on everyone; share your TALENT with us for a fantastic show!
    • We do not have school this Friday February 8, 2019

     

    February 4, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • All individual speech participants. Please begin signing up for practice times outside of Mr. Waller's room A-235. You are welcome any day after school or before school , however, preference will be given to those who have signed up for times.
    • Auditions for the Improv and Ice Cream group have been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 6th at 3:20 in the auditorium. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Have you been wondering about who you might match with at AL? Take the fun Matchomatetics survey, sponsored by NHS. This survey is free and then you can pay $2 in a few weeks to get the results.
    • Please join #BeKind for our monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 5 at 7:30am in the ICN room.
    • Auditions for the Improv and Ice Cream group have been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 6th at 3:20 in the auditorium. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Congrats to Tanner Potter scoring 66 match points in route to his 4th individual tournament title. Jude Ryan dominated at 126 notching his 32nd win of the season and his 6th time in the finals with three championships. Ben Price had a tough finals match but came out on top for his second title of the season! Cam Erickson Third Place. Sean Lorenzen wrestled his way to third place with his 5th top three finish on the season. Seth Frush and Gabriel Daniels both medaled in 4th place.Just out of the medals 5th place Austin Mattice and 7th place Kent Hyde. Team 3rd Place on the day! Up next Districts Saturday at Glenwood. Let's go Lynx!
    • It is the first Monday of February, so time to announce the student selected Teacher of the Month. This month's teacher is said to be strict but sweet and is always there with a listening ear and a shining smile. Students enjoy his sense of humor, encouraging attitude, and trademark laugh. Congratulations to ..... Lt. Colonel Ament ... February Teacher of the Month!
    • Key Club are selling Root Beer Floats on Valentine's Day next week! They are a 1 dollar! So bring your money on Valentine's Day to lunch!

     

    February 1, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • Students ...it's almost time for our Winter Snowball Dance, Passport to Paris! The dance will be on Saturday, February 2, from 7 - 10 p.m. in the Commons area at school. Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria during lunch from 1/28 to 2/1. Tickets prices will be $10 each if bought at school and $15 each at the door. If you're bringing a date from another school, please sign them up in the cafeteria during the week of the dance.
    • All individual speech participants. Please begin signing up for practice times outside of Mr. Waller's room A-235. You are welcome any day after school or before school , however, preference will be given to those who have signed up for times.
    • Auditions for the Improv and Ice Cream group have been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 6th at 3:20 in the auditorium. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Have you been wondering about who you might match with at AL? Take the fun Matchomatetics survey, sponsored by NHS. This survey is free and then you can pay $2 in a few weeks to get the results.
    • Congratulations to Hannah Raney and Austin Eledge on Second Place at the Atlantic JV Tourney. Seth Frush 3rd place, Camden Erickson and Gabriel Daniels 4th place. Team an impressive 6th place of 20 teams. Good luck to the Varsity at the Travel to Wakefield tomorrow for the last meet of the season before Districts. Shout out to Miss Kennedy for stopping in and cheering on the Lynx Wrestlers. Thanks to Ashton Lander who wrestled an athlete with a disability. After an exciting 18-15 match the entire crowd cheered for the outstanding sportsmanship and respect Ashton showed the athlete. I am proud to be a Lynx from Coach Daniels.
    • The theme for today is spirit day and the quote is from Abraham Lincoln-Kindness is the only service that will stand the storm of life and not wash out. Thank you for spreading some kindness around the school this week. Remember it doesn't have to be a special week for you to show someone a little kindness. Make sure to turn in your kindness checklist to your REAL Time teacher. Which REAL time is going to win a donut party! Eileen's cookies are on sale at lunch today.  

     

    January 31, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • Students ...it's almost time for our Winter Snowball Dance, Passport to Paris! The dance will be on Saturday, February 2, from 7 - 10 p.m. in the Commons area at school. Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria during lunch from 1/28 to 2/1. Tickets prices will be $10 each if bought at school and $15 each at the door. If you're bringing a date from another school, please sign them up in the cafeteria during the week of the dance.
    • All individual speech participants. Please begin signing up for practice times outside of Mr. Waller's room A-235. You are welcome any day after school or before school , however, preference will be given to those who have signed up for times.
    • Auditions for the Improv and Ice Cream group have been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 6th at 3:20 in the auditorium. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions.
    • Have you been wondering about who you might match with at AL? Take the fun Matchomatetics survey, sponsored by NHS. This survey is free and then you can pay $2 in a few weeks to get the results.
    • The theme for today is spirit day and the quote is from Abraham Lincoln-Kindness is the only service that will stand the storm of life and not wash out. Thank you for spreading some kindness around the school this week. Remember it doesn't have to be a special week for you to show someone a little kindness. Make sure to turn in your kindness checklist to your REAL Time teacher. Which REAL time is going to win a donut party! Eileen's cookies are on sale at lunch today.  

     

    January 29, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • Students ...it's almost time for our Winter Snowball Dance, Passport to Paris! The dance will be on Saturday, February 2, from 7 - 10 p.m. in the Commons area at school. Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria during lunch from 1/28 to 2/1. Tickets prices will be $10 each if bought at school and $15 each at the door. If you're bringing a date from another school, please sign them up in the cafeteria during the week of the dance.
    • "If you enjoy performing, are quick witted and funny, AL Drama wants you to audition for the Improv and Ice Cream improvisation team. Previous performance experience is NOT necessary. Auditions will be Wednesday, January 30th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. All you need to bring is a sense of humor, confidence, a lot of energy and maybe a character or two to show off. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions."
    • The Great Kindness Challenge continues with today's theme being:Alone we do so little; together we can do so much. Tomorrow is super hero day and the theme is: Let kindness be your superpower. You can be a superhero by spreading some kindness.
    • Any girls interested in playing soccer this spring, need to attend the annual parent meeting at 7:30pm Thursday in the cafeteria.
    • There will be no Guitar Club meeting today after school.

     

    January 28, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • Students ...it's almost time for our Winter Snowball Dance, Passport to Paris! The dance will be on Saturday, February 2, from 7 - 10 p.m. in the Commons area at school. Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria during lunch from 1/28 to 2/1. Tickets prices will be $10 each if bought at school and $15 each at the door. If you're bringing a date from another school, please sign them up in the cafeteria during the week of the dance.
    • "If you enjoy performing, are quick witted and funny, AL Drama wants you to audition for the Improv and Ice Cream improvisation team. Previous performance experience is NOT necessary. Auditions will be Wednesday, January 30th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. All you need to bring is a sense of humor, confidence, a lot of energy and maybe a character or two to show off. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions."
    • Remember to throw kindness around like confetti today! Tomorrow's theme is: Alone we do so little; together we can do so much. You can support this theme by wearing your favorite sports team. Have some fun and show off your team spirit!
    • AFJROTC Cadets received an Exceeds Standards rating on their higher head quarters inspection on Friday. That is the highest rating possible. This inspection is performed by the regional director from Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery Alabama. He flies here once every three years to inspect the cadets and their program from top to bottom. They excelled and reflect great credit on themselves and Abraham Lincoln High School. Congratulations.

     

    January 25, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • Students ...it's almost time for our Winter Snowball Dance, Passport to Paris! The dance will be on Saturday, February 2, from 7 - 10 p.m. in the Commons area at school. Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria during lunch from 1/28 to 2/1. Tickets prices will be $10 each if bought at school and $15 each at the door. If you're bringing a date from another school, please sign them up in the cafeteria during the week of the dance.
    • "If you enjoy performing, are quick witted and funny, AL Drama wants you to audition for the Improv and Ice Cream improvisation team. Previous performance experience is NOT necessary. Auditions will be Wednesday, January 30th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. All you need to bring is a sense of humor, confidence, a lot of energy and maybe a character or two to show off. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions."
    • The Great Kindness Challenge starts Monday, January 28th. Be listening for announcements and looking for posters with the theme days for next week. There will be a contest for the REAL Time who can do the most acts of kindness. The winning REAL Time will get donuts. The Be Kind and Key Clubs will be selling Eileen's cookies on Friday, February 1st at lunch.
    • Congratulations to Tanner Potter and Jude Ryan MRAC Wrestling Champs. Taylor Owens JV Champ.  

     

    January 24, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • Students ...it's almost time for our Winter Snowball Dance, Passport to Paris! The dance will be on Saturday, February 2, from 7 - 10 p.m. in the Commons area at school. Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria during lunch from 1/28 to 2/1. Tickets prices will be $10 each if bought at school and $15 each at the door. If you're bringing a date from another school, please sign them up in the cafeteria during the week of the dance.
    • "If you enjoy performing, are quick witted and funny, AL Drama wants you to audition for the Improv and Ice Cream improvisation team. Previous performance experience is NOT necessary. Auditions will be Wednesday, January 30th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. All you need to bring is a sense of humor, confidence, a lot of energy and maybe a character or two to show off. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions."
    • The Great Kindness Challenge starts Monday, January 28th. Be listening for announcements and looking for posters with the theme days for next week. There will be a contest for the REAL Time who can do the most acts of kindness. The winning REAL Time will get donuts. The Be Kind and Key Clubs will be selling Eileen's cookies on Friday, February 1st at lunch.

     

    January 23, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • Students ...it's almost time for our Winter Snowball Dance, Passport to Paris! The dance will be on Saturday, February 2, from 7 - 10 p.m. in the Commons area at school. Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria during lunch from 1/28 to 2/1. Tickets prices will be $10 each if bought at school and $15 each at the door. If you're bringing a date from another school, please sign them up in the cafeteria during the week of the dance.
    • "If you enjoy performing, are quick witted and funny, AL Drama wants you to audition for the Improv and Ice Cream improvisation team. Previous performance experience is NOT necessary. Auditions will be Wednesday, January 30th at 3:20 pm in the auditorium. All you need to bring is a sense of humor, confidence, a lot of energy and maybe a character or two to show off. See Mr. Mandelko if you have any questions."
    • The Great Kindness Challenge starts Monday, January 28th. Be listening for announcements and looking for posters with the theme days for next week. There will be a contest for the REAL Time who can do the most acts of kindness. The winning REAL Time will get donuts. The Be Kind and Key Clubs will be selling Eileen's cookies on Friday, February 1st at lunch.

     

    January 17, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • The Latino Success Club is holding a can food drive this week. The purpose of this fundraiser is to help food pantry during the government shut down. Please bring your cans to your third hour class Monday through Friday. The class with the most can based on class size will win a pizzas for their class.
    • ANY Student who was interested in Individual speech, we will have a work and planning session Monday the 21st in A-235 . Mr. Waller and Connie jo will be here to help you pick categories and get started on pieces if possible. We will be here by 8:30 and plan to stay until 1:30. Feel free to come for an hour or two during that time and we will begin work on individuals. See Mr. Waller with any questions.

     

    January 16, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • The Latino Success Club is holding a can food drive this week. The purpose of this fundraiser is to help food pantry during the government shut down. Please bring your cans to your third hour class Monday through Friday. The class with the most can based on class size will win a pizzas for their class.
    • HOSA Meeting today 3:30 pm at the Tucker Center

     

    January 15, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • The Latino Success Club is holding a can food drive this week. The purpose of this fundraiser is to help food pantry during the government shut down. Please bring your cans to your third hour class Monday through Friday. The class with the most can based on class size will win a pizzas for their class.
    • Mandatory Boys Tennis Sign Up Meeting
    • Tuesday January 15 at 3:10 in Mr. Wilder's room A234.
    • Sign up and get information for the 2019 Tennis Season
    • Interested but can’t make it to the meeting? Stop by anytime on Tuesday to get information or email Mr. Wilder
    • No experience necessary, anyone is welcome, returning players bring a friend. We are especially looking for interested Freshmen and Sophomores.

     

    January 14, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • The Latino Success Club is holding a can food drive this week. The purpose of this fundraiser is to help food pantry during the government shut down. Please bring your cans to your third hour class Monday through Friday. The class with the most can based on class size will win a pizzas for their class.
    • Mandatory Boys Tennis Sign Up Meeting
    • Tuesday January 15 at 3:10 in Mr. Wilder's room A234
    • Sign up and get information for the 2019 Tennis Season
    • Interested but can’t m ake it to the meeting? Stop by anytime on Tuesday to get information or email Mr. Wilder
    • No experience necessary, anyone is welcome, returning players bring a friend. We are especially looking for interested Freshmen and Sophomores.

     

    January 11, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • Due to conflicts with speech practices we will not have Book club next Wednesday the 16th. We will pick back up on the 23rd. Those on the battle teams should come check out a new book to get read over these two weeks. Stop in any morning.
    • Congratulations to the following DECA members for their outstanding performance at Deca District Competition yesterday. Caleb Fitch and Ethan Brewer took 1st in Sports Marketing; Abbie Olson and Maddy Burns took 1st in Travel and Tourism Marketing, Kiley Walden and Alexis Poserio took 2nd in Sports Marketing, Tom Wiegmann took 2nd in Principles of Business and Ysa Fonseca took 2nd in Apparel Marketing. Great Job, DECA!
    • The Latino Success Club is holding a can food drive next week. The purpose of this fundraiser is to help food pantry during the government shut down. Please bring your cans to your third hour class Monday through Friday. The class with the most cans based on class size will win a pizzas for their class.
    • Good luck tonight to the CyberLynx Open High School and All Service ROTC teams as they compete in the CyberPatriot XI State Competition. Stop by room A200 after school to see them in action. Go CyberLynx!!!

     

    January 10, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • Informational baseball meeting for player not involved in a winter sport in Mr. Brietzke's room after school on Thursday January 10th.
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • Seniors: if you still need to have a senior photo taken, Mr. Jack Holder will be in the journalism room on Thursday from 9:30 to 11:00. Please e-mail Mr. Appel or see Mr. Appel in the journalism room for an E-hall Pass.
    • Due to conflicts with speech practices we will not have Book club next Wednesday the 16th. We will pick back up on the 23rd. Those on the battle teams should come check out a new book to get read over these two weeks. Stop in any morning.
    • Congratulations to Chess Club! Yesterday, our Chess Players shut out Marian High School 5 wins to zero. Next week, the Lynx face off against Omaha South.
    • Congratulations to the following DECA members for their outstanding performance at Deca District Competition yesterday. Caleb Fitch and Ethan Brewer took 1st in Sports Marketing; Abbie Olson and Maddy Burns took 1st in Travel and Tourism Marketing, Kiley Walden and Alexis Poserio took 2nd in Sports Marketing, Tom Wiegmann took 2nd in Principles of Business and Ysa Fonseca took 2nd in Apparel Marketing. Great Job, DECA!

     

    January 9, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • Informational baseball meeting for player not involved in a winter sport in Mr. Brietzke's room after school on Thursday January 10th.
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • Seniors: if you still need to have a senior photo taken, Mr. Jack Holder will be in the journalism room on Thursday from 9:30 to 11:00. Please e-mail Mr. Appel or see Mr. Appel in the journalism room for an E-hall Pass.
    • Due to conflicts with speech practices we will not have Book club This wednesday and next Wednesday the 16th. We will pick back up on the 23rd. Those on the battle teams should come check out a new book to get read over these two weeks. Stop in any morning.

     

    January 8, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All Girls interested in track meet in B162 STOOPS ROOM after school on TUESDAY JANUARY 8th for a very short meeting
    • Informational baseball meeting for player not involved in a winter sport in Mr. Brietzke's room after school on Thursday January 10th.
    • All juniors are welcome to attend the first prom planning meeting Wednesday January 30th during real time in Ms. Kennedy's room A109. We will start thinking about themes for prom, along with selecting committees. Please talk to Ms. Kennedy or Mr. Nelson if you have any questions
    • Congratulations Tanner Potter 5th Jude Ryan 2nd Sean Lorenzen 6th Camden Erickson 7th Ben Price and JC Espinoza 4th at Atlantic last weekend. Also, Isaih Monnarez Seth Frush and Garrett Haats 1st Place at Logan Invite. Wrestlers will be dismissed at 2:15 today for Shenandoah.
    • Seniors: if you still need to have a senior photo taken, Mr. Jack Holder will be in the journalism room on Thursday from 9:30 to 11:00. Please e-mail Mr. Appel or see Mr. Appel in the journalism room for an E-hall Pass.

     

    January 7, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All Girls interested in track meet in B162 STOOPS ROOM after school on TUESDAY JANUARY 8th for a very short meeting
    • Please join #BeKind, #BeConfident for our monthly meeting, tomorrow, Tuesday, January 8th, in Mr. Moritz's room (B-160) at 7:30am. We will be teaming up with Key Club to finalize our Kindness Challenge Week. See you there!
    • Today is our first Monday in January, so it's time to announce our new student-selected Teacher of the Month. This teacher is said to be funny and helpful and nice to everyone. He is always creating conversations with students not even in his classes. He has a creative personality and is always willing to lend a helping hand ... or wrench! Congratulations to .......... Mr. Fee, the student-selected January Teacher of the Month!

     

    January 4, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124
    • All Girls interested in track meet in B162 STOOPS ROOM after school on TUESDAY JANUARY 8th for a very short meeting

     

    January 3, 2019

     

    • If you plan on taking an AP Exam in May, Please register with Mrs. Steinmetz in A124
    • 9th graders wanting to take the PSAT 8/9 need to sign up by January 31st with Mrs. Steinmetz, A124

     

    December 20, 2018

     

    • There will NOT be a late bus this Friday.

     

    December 19, 2018

     

    • NHS will be bellringing during lunch and at basketball games the next two weeks to raise money for Adopt-a-Family.Students and Staff --next week will be Holiday dress up week! Spread some cheer and dress to the day's theme. Monday: Holiday PJ Day; Tuesday: Holiday Sock Day--Bring $1 to wear a Holiday Hat for the day--all money goes to AL adopt a family. Wednesday: Twin Day; Thursday: Holiday Character day; Friday: Ugly Sweater Day!
    • There will NOT be a late bus this Friday.

     

    December 18, 2018

     

    • NHS will be bellringing during lunch and at basketball games the next two weeks to raise money for Adopt-a-Family.Students and Staff --next week will be Holiday dress up week! Spread some cheer and dress to the day's theme. Monday: Holiday PJ Day; Tuesday: Holiday Sock Day--Bring $1 to wear a Holiday Hat for the day--all money goes to AL adopt a family. Wednesday: Twin Day; Thursday: Holiday Character day; Friday: Ugly Sweater Day!
    • Don't forget that tomorrow is the yearbook's Club Photo Day on the commons steps in front of engineering. Please check your e-mail for the Club Photo Day schedule.
    • There will NOT be a late bus this Friday.
    • HOSA students are hosting a fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse on Tuesday evening from 5-8 pm. Texas Roadhouse will donate 10% of your purchase when you present the special coupon. Please ask any HOSA student for those coupons.
    • Congrats to Isaiah Monarrez continues his 7 match win streak with a first place at Shenandoah last night. Seth Frush 3 pins for a 1st place. JC Espinoza three pins for 1st place and Gabriel Daniels also championship. Carson Schaa 3rd place at the Mustang Invite. Next up TONIGHT: @ Tri Center with AHST and SWI. Let's bring home more dual wins tonight!

     

    December 17, 2018

     

    • NHS will be bellringing during lunch and at basketball games the next two weeks to raise money for Adopt-a-Family.Students and Staff --next week will be Holiday dress up week! Spread some cheer and dress to the day's theme. Monday: Holiday PJ Day; Tuesday: Holiday Sock Day--Bring $1 to wear a Holiday Hat for the day--all money goes to AL adopt a family. Wednesday: Twin Day; Thursday: Holiday Character day; Friday: Ugly Sweater Day!
    • Which teachers have impacted you the most from social studies, English, science, and math? The Crimson and Blue yearbook wants to know! Please check your e-mail to help the yearbook spotlight some deserving teachers!
    • Congratulations to Tanner Potter and Ben Price Champions at the Auburn Invite this weekend. 2nd place Josh Boots, Jude Ryan and Sean Lorenzen. 3rd place to Isaiah Monarrez and Austin Eledge and 4th to Gabriel Daniels. Great Team effort! Lynx Jv on the road tonight at Shenandoah and tomorrow @ Tri Center!
    • GSA Club will be meeting today. Please show up as we will be discussing changing the day of the week we meet. Your input is important to me. Thank you.

     

    December 13, 2018

     

    • Students and Staff: Who would you like to send a Candy Gram to at ALHS? Orders for Candy Grams with a Candy Cane and your special message to your favorite friend, teacher, boy or girl, will be taken Dec. 12 - 14 in the cafeteria. Delivery during 3rd period will be on Dec 20. You MUST know where your candy gram is going to be delivered on 12/20. Candy grams are only $1.
    • What will happen when the son of a mafia don breaks from "the family" to find love the love of his life, only to find out she is already engaged? A lot of great entertainment, that's what! Come and see ALHS Fine Arts presentation of Don Mikado, playing this Friday and Saturday in the ALSH auditorium. Show times are Friday night at 7 pm, Saturday afternoon at 3 pm, and Saturday night at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the door and are $5 for students, and $10 for Adults.  
    • NHS will be bellringing during lunch and at basketball games the next two weeks to raise money for Adopt-a-Family.Students and Staff --next week will be Holiday dress up week! Spread some cheer and dress to the day's theme. Monday: Holiday PJ Day; Tuesday: Holiday Sock Day--Bring $1 to wear a Holiday Hat for the day--all money goes to AL adopt a family. Wednesday: Twin Day; Thursday: Holiday Character day; Friday: Ugly Sweater Day!
    • Which teachers have impacted you the most from social studies, English, science, and math? The Crimson and Blue yearbook wants to know! Please check your e-mail to help the yearbook spotlight some deserving teachers!

     

    December 12, 2018

     

    • Students and Staff: Who would you like to send a Candy Gram to at ALHS? Orders for Candy Grams with a Candy Cane and your special message to your favorite friend, teacher, boy or girl, will be taken Dec. 12 - 14 in the cafeteria. Delivery during 3rd period will be on Dec 20. You MUST know where your candy gram is going to be delivered on 12/20. Candy grams are only $1.
    • What will happen when the son of a mafia don breaks from "the family" to find love the love of his life, only to find out she is already engaged? A lot of great entertainment, that's what! Come and see ALHS Fine Arts presentation of Don Mikado, playing this Friday and Saturday in the ALSH auditorium. Show times are Friday night at 7 pm, Saturday afternoon at 3 pm, and Saturday night at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the door and are $5 for students, and $10 for Adults.  
    • NHS will be bellringing during lunch and at basketball games the next two weeks to raise money for Adopt-a-Family.Students and Staff --next week will be Holiday dress up week! Spread some cheer and dress to the day's theme. Monday: Holiday PJ Day; Tuesday: Holiday Sock Day--Bring $1 to wear a Holiday Hat for the day--all money goes to AL adopt a family. Wednesday: Twin Day; Thursday: Holiday Character day; Friday: Ugly Sweater Day!
    • Which teachers have impacted you the most from social studies, English, science, and math? The Crimson and Blue yearbook wants to know! Please check your e-mail to help the yearbook spotlight some deserving teachers!

     

    December 11, 2018

     

    • Students and Staff: Who would you like to send a Candy Gram to at ALHS? Orders for Candy Grams with a Candy Cane and your special message to your favorite friend, teacher, boy or girl, will be taken Dec. 12 - 14 in the cafeteria. Delivery during 3rd period will be on Dec 20. You MUST know where your candy gram is going to be delivered on 12/20. Candy grams are only $1.
    • What will happen when the son of a mafia don breaks from "the family" to find love the love of his life, only to find out she is already engaged? A lot of great entertainment, that's what! Come and see ALHS Fine Arts presentation of Don Mikado, playing this Friday and Saturday in the ALSH auditorium. Show times are Friday night at 7 pm, Saturday afternoon at 3 pm, and Saturday night at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the door and are $5 for students, and $10 for Adults.  
    • NHS will be bellringing during lunch and at basketball games the next two weeks to raise money for Adopt-a-Family.Students and Staff --next week will be Holiday dress up week! Spread some cheer and dress to the day's theme. Monday: Holiday PJ Day; Tuesday: Holiday Sock Day--Bring $1 to wear a Holiday Hat for the day--all money goes to AL adopt a family. Wednesday: Twin Day; Thursday: Holiday Character day; Friday: Ugly Sweater Day!

     

    December 10, 2018

     

    • It is Mock Trial time! There will be a short informational and signup meeting this Tues (Dec 11) after school in A233. Come find out more about Mock Trial and get involved with this great extracurricular activity. If you have questions about Mock Trial but can't make the meeting, please see Mr. Pregon.
    • Students and Staff: Who would you like to send a Candy Gram to at ALHS? Orders for Candy Grams with a Candy Cane and your special message to your favorite friend, teacher, boy or girl, will be taken Dec. 12 - 14 in the cafeteria. Delivery during 3rd period will be on Dec 20. You MUST know where your candy gram is going to be delivered on 12/20. Candy grams are only $1.
    • What will happen when the son of a mafia don breaks from "the family" to find love the love of his life, only to find out she is already engaged? A lot of great entertainment, that's what! Come and see ALHS Fine Arts presentation of Don Mikado, playing this Friday and Saturday in the ALSH auditorium. Show times are Friday night at 7 pm, Saturday afternoon at 3 pm, and Saturday night at 7 pm. Tickets are available at the door and are $5 for students, and $10 for Adults.  

     

    December 7, 2018

     

    • It is Mock Trial time! There will be a short informational and signup meeting NEXT Tues (Dec 11) after school in A233. Come find out more about Mock Trial and get involved with this great extracurricular activity. If you have questions about Mock Trial but can't make the meeting, please see Mr. Pregon.
    • Are you looking to make massive gains this winter? Need to get ready for your spring sport? Want to try a new hobby? Come to the weightroom after school Tuesday thru Friday! All are welcome!
    • Students and Staff: Who would you like to send a Candy Gram to at ALHS? Orders for Candy Grams with a Candy Cane and your special message to your favorite friend, teacher, boy or girl, will be taken Dec. 12 - 14 in the cafeteria. Delivery during 3rd period will be on Dec 20. You MUST know where your candy gram is going to be delivered on 12/20. Candy grams are only $1.
    • Ohhhhh the weather outside is frightful, the ALHS is so delightful, all the kids are in class on time, let is snow ....
    • The Echoes newspaper wants to know what your favorite holiday song is! If you have not taken their survey yet, please log into Naviance for the link and share which song should be the winner! Look for results and comments in the upcoming December issue of the Echoes.

     

    December 6, 2018

     

    • Attention NHS and Key Club students:
    • Volunteers are needed to assist the Jennie Ed Sports Med team at the CB Wrestling classic on December 7 and 8. This would be a great opportunity for you to fulfill your service hours requirement! Please speak to Mr. Hansen, Mr. Moritz or the athletic trainer Melissa Troub to sign up for a block of time.
    • Bring new hats and gloves, wrapping paper, and tape to you first hour next week to help Mohm's Place!
    • It is Mock Trial time! There will be a short informational and signup meeting NEXT Tues (Dec 11) after school in A233. Come find out more about Mock Trial and get involved with this great extracurricular activity. If you have questions about Mock Trial but can't make the meeting, please see Mr. Pregon.
    • Are you looking to make massive gains this winter? Need to get ready for your spring sport? Want to try a new hobby? Come to the weightroom after school Tuesday thru Friday! All are welcome!
    • Students and Staff: Who would you like to send a Candy Gram to at ALHS? Orders for Candy Grams with a Candy Cane and your special message to your favorite friend, teacher, boy or girl, will be taken Dec. 12 - 14 in the cafeteria. Delivery during 3rd period will be on Dec 20. You MUST know where your candy gram is going to be delivered on 12/20. Candy grams are only $1.

     

    December 5, 2018

     

    • Attention NHS and Key Club students:
    • Volunteers are needed to assist the Jennie Ed Sports Med team at the CB Wrestling classic on December 7 and 8. This would be a great opportunity for you to fulfill your service hours requirement! Please speak to Mr. Hansen, Mr. Moritz or the athletic trainer Melissa Troub to sign up for a block of time.
    • Bring new hats and gloves, wrapping paper, and tape to you first hour next week to help Mohm's Place!
    • It is Mock Trial time! There will be a short informational and signup meeting NEXT Tues (Dec 11) after school in A233. Come find out more about Mock Trial and get involved with this great extracurricular activity. If you have questions about Mock Trial but can't make the meeting, please see Mr. Pregon.
    • Are you looking to make massive gains this winter? Need to get ready for your spring sport? Want to try a new hobby? Come to the weightroom after school Tuesday thru Friday! All are welcome!
    • Students and Staff: Who would you like to send a Candy Gram to at ALHS? Orders for Candy Grams with a Candy Cane and your special message to your favorite friend, teacher, boy or girl, will be taken Dec. 12 - 14 in the cafeteria. Delivery during 3rd period will be on Dec 20. You MUST know where your candy gram is going to be delivered on 12/20. Candy grams are only $1.

     

    December 4, 2018

     

    • Attention NHS and Key Club students:
    • Volunteers are needed to assist the Jennie Ed Sports Med team at the CB Wrestling classic on December 7 and 8. This would be a great opportunity for you to fulfill your service hours requirement! Please speak to Mr. Hansen, Mr. Moritz or the athletic trainer Melissa Troub to sign up for a block of time.
    • Seniors, Iowa College Access Network will be at AL on December 4th and 6th helping students complete the FAFSA. Please see Mrs. Kowal in the Counseling Center to schedule an appointment. Most colleges require students submit a completed FAFSA to access grants, scholarships, loans, etc.  
    • Bring new hats and gloves, wrapping paper, and tape to you first hour next week to help Mohm's Place!
    • AFJROTC drilled their way to victory last Saturday at Lees Summit. With 19 schools competing in six categories, ALHS took home second place trophies in: Color Guard, New Cadet and Unarmed Exhibition. They received 3rd place in Unarmed Regulation. To top it off, Cadet Koenig took first place in Individual Drill Down. Congratulations on a great start to your drill season!
    • It is Mock Trial time! There will be a short informational and signup meeting NEXT Tues (Dec 11) after school in A233. Come find out more about Mock Trial and get involved with this great extracurricular activity. If you have questions about Mock Trial but can't make the meeting, please see Mr. Pregon.

     

    December 3, 2018

     

    • Attention NHS and Key Club students:
    • Volunteers are needed to assist the Jennie Ed Sports Med team at the CB Wrestling classic on December 7 and 8. This would be a great opportunity for you to fulfill your service hours requirement! Please speak to Mr. Hansen, Mr. Moritz or the athletic trainer Melissa Troub to sign up for a block of time.
    • Seniors, Iowa College Access Network will be at AL on December 4th and 6th helping students complete the FAFSA. Please see Mrs. Kowal in the Counseling Center to schedule an appointment. Most colleges require students submit a completed FAFSA to access grants, scholarships, loans, etc.  
    • Bring new hats and gloves, wrapping paper, and tape to you first hour next week to help Mohm's Place!
    • Boys Swimming Results from this weekend's Benson Invite. Freshman Tayden Blair won both the 200 Free and 500 free. The relay teams of Hunter Gerriets, Jake Braddy and Tayden Blair finished 2nd in the 200 Medley Relay and 3rd in the 400 Free Relay.  
    • Today is the first Monday of December, so it is time to announce the student-selected December Teacher of the Month. This teacher was chosen because he is a remarkable teacher; he is always there for his students for advice with life and/or help with academic courses. He is constantly working to engage his students in class and make the work fun; he is also really funny. Congratulations to ................. Mr. Yauney, the December Teacher of the Month!
    • Tomorrow, Tuesday, December 4th, is the next #Be Kind, #Be Confident group meeting. Please join us at 7:30am in the ICN room to continue planning our January Kindness Week. See Mariah Cain, Erika Rodriguez, or Molly Higgins with questions.

     

    November 30, 2018

     

    • Attention NHS and Key Club students:
    • Volunteers are needed to assist the Jennie Ed Sports Med team at the CB Wrestling classic on December 7 and 8. This would be a great opportunity for you to fulfill your service hours requirement! Please speak to Mr. Hansen, Mr. Moritz or the athletic trainer Melissa Troub to sign up for a block of time.
    • Seniors, Iowa College Access Network will be at AL on December 4th and 6th helping students complete the FAFSA. Please see Mrs. Kowal in the Counseling Center to schedule an appointment. Most colleges require students submit a completed FAFSA to access grants, scholarships, loans, etc.  
    • Great win by the wrestlers. Lynx 72 SCW 12 Lynx 47 SCN 30 Double match winners: Carson Schaa, Taylor Owens, Isaiah Monarrez, Tanner Potter, Jude Ryan, Nate Frank, Cam Erickson , Sean Lorenzen, Ben Price, Austin Eledge, Keelan Bailey. Next up Harlan Cyclone Invitational. Let's go Lynx!!
    • Bring new hats and gloves, wrapping paper, and tape to you first hour next week to help Mohm's Place!

     

    November 29, 2018

     

    • Thursday the 29th Speech meeting after school in Mr. Waller's room. We will dig deeper into the individual categories begin to sign up for categories and pick pieces.  
    • Attention NHS and Key Club students:
    • Volunteers are needed to assist the Jennie Ed Sports Med team at the CB Wrestling classic on December 7 and 8. This would be a great opportunity for you to fulfill your service hours requirement! Please speak to Mr. Hansen, Mr. Moritz or the athletic trainer Melissa Troub to sign up for a block of time.
    • Seniors, Iowa College Access Network will be at AL on December 4th and 6th helping students complete the FAFSA. Please see Mrs. Kowal in the Counseling Center to schedule an appointment. Most colleges require students submit a completed FAFSA to access grants, scholarships, loans, etc.  
    • Good luck to our dance team as they compete tomorrow at the Iowa State Dance Competition!
    • Mr. Waller's AP U.S. History please report to first lunch today and then to class.

     

    November 28, 2018

    Thursday the 29th Speech meeting after school in Mr. Waller's room. We will dig deeper into the individual categories begin to sign up for categories and pick pieces.  

    November 27, 2018

     

    • SENIORS: If you have not ordered your cap & gown for graduation...School Traditions will be here today, November 27 during the lunch hour. This will be the last time they are in the building!  
    • Thursday the 29th Speech meeting after school in Mr. Waller's room. We will dig deeper into the individual categories begin to sign up for categories and pick pieces.  

     

    November 26, 2018

    • SENIORS: If you have not ordered your cap & gown for graduation...School Traditions will be here tomorrow, November 27 during the lunch hour. This will be the last time they are in the building!  
    • GSA will be held at the normal time and room today. Please spread the word.