Ankeny Hawks Summer Activities Camps
There are a variety of Summer Camps sponsored by the Ankeny Booster Club available for grades 1st – 12th Grade. Click on the link below for more information.
2022-2023 Cheerleading Tryouts
Spring Lifetouch Pictures
All Southview students will have their picture take on Thursday, March 31. These pictures will be the Student ID’s for the 2022-2023 school year. There will not be a make-up date. Picture proof sheets will be sent home at a later date to preview. You have the option to prepay online or send a completed picture packet envelope with your student the day of pictures. The Lifetouch link is below for ordering information or picture packet envelopes will be available in the office.
The Picture Day ID is EVT39MBPZ
Perry Band Olympics
On Saturday, February 19, over 150 Ankeny High School and Southview 9th grade band students competed at the Perry Band Olympics. The band took 145 entries of solos, duets, trios, & large ensembles.
The students earned second place in Class I against students from Valley, Dowling, Ankeny Centennial, and Urbandale. Ankeny High School and Southview students earned 38 top five placings; 84 Division I Superior ratings; 55 Division II Excellent ratings; and 1 Division III Good ratings.
Division I Superior Ratings:
Brass Quintet: Jayda Archer, Lauren Rolling, Ale Cabello, Carsen Broich, Clara Freese
11-12 Percussion Ensemble: Jemma Bullock, Reece Gross, Olivia Kuper, Morgan Gholson, Morgan McMahon, Andrew Peterson, Gabe Wagner, Aiden Skow, Caleb Zea, Royce Tuel
11-12 Mallet Quartet: Jemma Bullock, Reece Gross, Olivia Kuper, Reece Gross
Flute Duet: Abby Loder & Genna Moritz
AHS/Southview Top Five Placings:
1st Place: Sam Stember, 11-12 Tuba Solo / Adam Van Thomme, 9-10 Timpani Solo / Cadee Hughes, 9-10 Bass Clarinet Solo / Clara Freese, 11-12 Euphonium Solo / Trent Warren, 11-12 String Bass Solo / Andrew Peterson, 11-12 Miscellaneous Percussion Solo / Lauren Jackson, 9-10 Trombone Solo / Audrey Freese, 9-10 Bassoon Solo / Grace Landmesser, 9-10 Flute Solo /Genna Moritz, 11-12 Piccolo Solo / Jake Dalmer, 9-10 Mallet Solo
2nd Place: Aaron Woods, 11-12 Bass Clarinet solo / Josie Hayes, 11-12 Oboe Solo / Christian Rathje, 11-12 Bassoon Solo / Evelyn Huegel, 9-10 Alto Sax Solo / Paige Ford, 9-10 Trombone Solo / Jayda Archer, 11-12 Horn Solo
3rd Place: Angelina Hemphill, 11-12 Oboe Solo / Reece Gross, 11-12 Mallet Solo / Bennett Olkiewicz, 11-12 Trombone Solo / Aiden Skow, 11-12 Miscellaneous Percussion Solo / Brynne Bellaire, 9-10 clarinet Solo
4th Place: Andrew Reyna, 11-12 Tenor Sax Solo / Nicholas Robie, 9-10 Euphonium Solo / Davis Albaugh, 9-10 Oboe Solo / Justice Rathje, 9-10 Trombone Solo / Justice Rathje, 9-10 Trombone Solo / Samara Feldhacker, 9-10 clarinet Solo
5th Place: Vance Schneider, 11-12 Tenor Sax Solo / Alexis Holman, 11-12 Tuba Solo / Morgan Forsythe, 9-10 Bass Clarinet Solo / Avryn Schardt, 11-12 Snare Solo / Abby Stratton, 9-10 Trumpet Solo / Caleb Byrnes, 9-10 Horn Solo / Josie Babcock, 9-10 Alto Sax Solo / Sydney Jones, 9-10 Flute Solo / Scott Kruse, 9-10 Clarinet Solo
A prescribed (controlled) burn of the District’s prairie grasses will be executed this spring. The DNR recommends a burn every three years to maintain prairie grasses. District staff conducting burns have been trained and certified in prescribed burns.
9-12th Grade Spring Sports Meeting
Please plan to attend the Spring Sports Meeting if you have a student participating in Track, Girls Golf, Tennis or Soccer. The meeting will be held at Ankeny High School on Wednesday, March 9th at 6:30 pm. Each sport will have an individual parent meeting directly following the Spring Sports Meeting.
8th Grade Spring Sports will hold a parent meeting at a later date to be announced.
March Important Dates
March: In Like A Lamb, Out Like A …?
As we are enjoying this unseasonable balmy first day of March here are some important dates to remember.
- February 28 – March 3rd: Parent/Teacher Conferences
- March 11th: No School
- March 14-18: No School/Spring Break
View our parent calendar for more.
7th to 8th Grade Future Readiness Meeting
7th Grade Parents.
If you missed the meeting that was held on Monday, February 28, we have posted the power point presentation below. If you have any questions, please reach out to the Southview Counselors below.
Angela Luttenegger (A – G) Angela.firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Allen (H – O) Michael.email@example.com
Nicole Wee (P – Z) Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn about Buxton, IA: Feb. 23
What: Meet Rachelle Chase the author of Buxton: Creating the Black Utopia via zoom
Why: Learn about Buxton, Iowa, and a chance to win $2000 Scholarship
When: Wednesday, Feb. 23, 3:50 to 4:50 p.m.
Where: ACHS Media Center
Profile of a Graduate
We are excited to launch the process of re-imagining our graduate profile! This document will work together with our strategic plan and equity framework to help chart a path for the district’s future. Please view this short survey to provide feedback on our graduate profile.