September 30, 2020

Southview Student Pictures

Southview student pictures will be taken on Thursday, October 8th and Friday, October 9th. This will ensure that both Group 1 and Group 2 have their pictures taken.

You may pre-pay online at HR Imaging or Picture Forms are available in the office to take home.   A date for picture re-takes is is yet to be determined.

Remote learners will have their pictures taken in the Spring.

If you have any questions, please call Southview at 965-9635.

September 16, 2020

Welcome Interim Superintendent Dr. Azinger

Azinger

The Ankeny Board of Education is pleased to announce Dr. Al Azinger was unanimously appointed as the Interim Superintendent of Schools for the Ankeny Community School District. Dr. Azinger has significant experience as a secondary and university administrator. He will step in as Interim Superintendent on September 16, 2020 when current Interim Superintendent, Dr. Jen Lindaman will assume her permanent role as Chief Officer of Academic Services for Ankeny Community School District.

“I am thrilled that Dr. Azinger has agreed to serve as the Ankeny Interim Superintendent, his expertise in growing leaders, and his dedication to public education make him the perfect leader for our school district,” stated Dr. Lindaman. “The Ankeny Community Schools values of community, challenge, leadership, excellence and inspiration were exemplified in Dr. Azinger’s responses to our interview teams giving us the utmost confidence in his ability to support our mission: Ankeny Community Schools is unified in its commitment, passion, and vision so every learner is prepared to achieve a lifetime of personal success.”

“The Ankeny School Board is pleased to welcome Dr. Al Azinger for the 2020-2021 school year. We appreciate the experience and depth of knowledge he brings to that role and we look forward to working with him. We are also grateful to Dr. Jen Lindaman for her leadership as she stepped in to temporarily fill that role,” said Lori Lovstad, President, Ankeny Board of Education.

Prior to joining the Ankeny Administrative Team, he served as Dean of the College of Education for Illinois State University. Throughout his years as an educator, he has served as Superintendent of Schools in Lawrence, Kansas and Associate Superintendent in Iowa City, IA.

Dr. Azinger received his Bachelor of Arts from Northeast Missouri State. He also holds a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Western Illinois University; and a Doctorate of Education from University of Iowa.

“It’s an exciting opportunity,” stated Dr. Azinger. “I’m looking forward to working to maintain the high quality of education represented in Ankeny Schools during this transition.”

Dr. Azinger has strong ties to Ankeny and the school district. His daughter’s family calls Ankeny home and his three grandchildren are currently attending Ankeny schools.

August 27, 2020

Reminders for the Start of the School Year

Here are some important reminders and information regarding the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

How to Take Attendance for Full Remote Learning Students and Asynchronous Hybrid Students

 

Guidelines to consider when deciding to send your student to school if they are feeling ill

 

 Hybrid Schedule

  • Group 1 will meet on Mondays, Thursdays and every other Wednesday.
  • Group 2 will meet on Tuesdays, Fridays and every other Wednesday.
  • We will use the following Hybrid Bell Schedule. Hybrid Bell Schedule

We have made changes to the times our doors will unlock before school starts. Please do not drop your students off before these time slots so we don’t have large gatherings of students waiting outside the school building. Read chart below:

M,T,TH,F Building opens for drop-off M, T, TH, F Student Hours Wednesday Building opens for drop-off Wednesday Student Hours
8:00 am Doors Open 8:20 am – 3:35 pm 10:30 am Doors Open 10:50 am – 3:35

 

All doors will be locked at 8:20 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursday, and Fridays.  Wednesday all doors will be locked at 10:50.  The east entrance serves as the main entrance to the building.

August 17, 2020

Yard Signs and Window Decals Available for Order

Yard signs and window decals are now available for order.  Please complete this order form and email AHS dance team coach, Dallas Ott, at dallas.ott@ankenyschools.org, with any questions you may have.  Fall orders are due on September 9, 2020.

July 14, 2020

It’s Time To Update Your Student’s Athletic Registration

Beginning July 1, you may create or log into your existing rSchools account to update your student’s athletic registration and electronically sign participation documents.  This process needs to be completed annually in order to participate in sports, marching band and show choir.

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Frequently asked questions can be found by clicking here.  For questions not answered in this document, you may call the activities office at (515) 963-4335.

July 2, 2020

It’s Time To Update Your Student’s Athletic Registration

Beginning July 1, you may create or log into your existing rSchools account to update your student’s athletic registration and electronically sign participation documents.

Hawks

Jaguars

This process needs to be completed annually in order to participate in sports, marching band and show choir.

Find frequently asked questions here. For questions not answered in this document, you may call your activities office.