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AHS Alumni Association Newsletters

Wow! Have we been busy!

Three AHSAA Newsletters jam packed with AHS Alumni news, letters, reunion information, photos, scholarships, honorary and distinguished Alumni, current AHS events, plus much much more, are mailed to all AHSAA members 3 times a year. It's mind-boggling to think how much time and effort and licking of stamps, went into the 74 newsletters below dating back to 1990 when the AHSAA was born.

Only $8 per year, plus we would absolutely love to have you join the AHSAA, in addition to being a proud AHS Alumni Association member you will also recieve 3 AHSAA newsletters every year.

19,000 newsletters were mailed to AHS Alum in May of 2009, this is because in the past we mailed a Spring AHS Alumni Association newsletter to every living Alum, but starting in May of 2010, because of the rising cost of paper, postage and printing, we now send a postcard, instead of a newsletter, once a year to non-paying Alum. The only way to have a brand new shiny newsletter mailed to you is to join.

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Below are all the archived AHSAA Newsletters from our first year in 1990 through today, most are in pdf format, some are in web format. These are large files, so they might each take awhile to load. All 1990 to 2000 newsletters were scanned by Alumna Tami Kuhn AHS 1979, if they are scanned in they say "scanned" next to the name, a few are in web format, otherwise they are the original pdf from the printer. If they say join next to the newsletter name, then they will not be online until 2 years after they were mailed to members. Membership does have its advantages :-)

  1. 1990 volume 1 issue 1 6.0 MB Winter Spring scanned PDF. Ames High Alumni Association Created
  2. 1990 volume 1 issue 3 9.12 MB Fall scanned PDF. 1990 all alumni homecoming event announcement
  3. 1991 volume 2 issue 1 7.15 MB Winter Spring scanned PDF. Ames High Alumni Band Organized
  4. 1991 volume 2 issue 2 Spring Summer scanned images. Jennifer Jones (AHS 1991) 2nd scholarship winner
  5. 1992 volume 3 issue 1 Winter Spring scanned images. AHS Athletic Hall of Fame Formed
  6. 1992 volume 3 issue 1 7.34 MB Winter Spring scanned PDF. AHS Athletic Hall of Fame Formed
  7. 1992 volume 3 issue 2 6.53 MB Summer scanned PDF. Jean and Tom Sutherland Return to Ames
  8. 1992 volume 3 issue 3 6.68 MB Fall scanned PDF. AHS Class of 1958 Women Gather
  9. 1993 volume 4 issue 1 6.51 MB Winter scanned PDF. Alumni Spotlight Farwell Brown.
  10. 1993 volume 4 issue 2 6.52 MB Summer scanned PDF. Three AHAA Scholarships Awarded
  11. 1993 volume 4 issue 3 7.36 MB Fall scanned PDF. AHS Alumni Golf Outing Was Great
  12. 1994 volume 5 issue 1 7.19 MB Winter scanned PDF.AHS Alumni Christmas Open House
  13. 1994 volume 5 issue 2 7.08 MB Spring scanned PDF. Brian Jenkins AHSAA Favorite Alum
  14. 1994 volume 5 issue 3 6.68 MB Fall scanned PDF. AHS Class of 1974 20th Reunion
  15. 1995 volume 6 issue 1 6.74 MB Winter scanned PDF.  5th Annual AHS Alumni Jamboree
  16. 1995 volume 6 issue 2 7.87 MB Spring scanned PDF. Bill Ripp Retires After 37 Years
  17. 1995 volume 6 issue 3 8.38 MB Fall scanned PDF. AHS Walker Rally
  18. 1996 volume 7 issue 2 7.88 MB Summer scanned PDF. AHS bball Coach Clinton retires after 14 years (p7)
  19. 1997 volume 8 issue 1 8.05 MB January scanned PDF. 1976 AHS 20 year class Reunion (p3)
  20. 1997 volume 8 issue 2 8.21 MB June scanned PDF. Tom Jorgensen AHSAA Honorary Alum (p3)
  21. 1997 volume 8 issue 3 5.31 MB November scanned PDF. AHS 60th Class Reunion (p2)
  22. 1998 volume 9 issue 1 7.75 MB March scanned PDF. Paul R. Jones AHSAA Favorite Alum (p1)
  23. 1998 volume 9 issue 2 5.65 MB June scanned PDF. 6th Annual AHSAA Golf Outing (p2)
  24. 1998 volume 9 issue 3 4.79 MB Dec scanned PDF. Frank Brandt 8th Our Town Production (p2)
  25. 1999 volume 10 issue 2 7.43 MB Sep scanned PDF. Jack Mendenhall Remembered (p5)
  26. 1999 volume 10 issue 3 7.27 MB Dec scanned PDF. Alumni Band at Homecoming 1999 (p6)
  27. 1999 volume 10 issue 3 Dec web format. Thank you for all the donations to AHSAA
  28. Mar 2000 volume 11 issue 1 7.10 MB scanned PDF. Van Winkle Honorary Alumnus (p1)
  29. Sep 2000 volume 11 issue 2 7.62 MB scanned PDF. 8th Annual Golf Event Summary by Craig Calhoun (p2)
  30. Dec 2000 volume 11 issue 3 5.24 MB scanned PDF. AmesOpoly Board Game only $25 All proceeds to charity (p6)
  31. May 2001 volume 12 issue 1 web format. 2001 AHSAA Directory Almost Ready ( mailed to 16,000 AHS Alumni in May 2001 )
  32. Oct 2001 volume 12 issue 2 7.12 MB scanned PDF. New 2001 AHSAA Directories are ready (p1)
  33. Dec 2001 volume 12 issue 3 8.19 MB scanned PDF. Farewell Timothy Haviland AHS 1978 (p1)
  34. May 2002 volume 13 issue 1 0.3 MB PDF. Emmett & Mary Stevermer Honorary Alums ( mailed to 16,000 AHS Alumni in May 2002 )
  35. Oct 2002 volume 13 issue 2 7.52 MB scanned PDF. Farwell Brown's 3rd Book Available (p1)
  36. Dec 2002 volume 13 issue 3 7.40 MB scanned PDF. AHS Class of 1972 30th Reunion (p4)
  37. May 2003 volume 14 issue 1 4.4 MB PDF. Van Marel, Bean & Smith AHSAA Scholarship winners (mailed to 16,000 AHS Alumni in May 2003)
  38. May 2004 volume 15 issue 1 2.3 MB PDF. AHSAA Scholarship winners Kingsbury, Ward, Cohea ( mailed to 16,000 AHS Alumni in May 2004 )
  39. Oct 2004 volume 15 issue 2 0.4 MB PDF. Ted Kooser (AHS 1957) named 13th Poet Laureate
  40. May 2005 volume 16 issue 1 0.6 MB PDF. Jerry Bowen Distinguished Alum Award ( mailed to 16,000 AHS Alumni in May 2005 )
  41. Oct 2005 volume 16 issue 2 1.1 MB PDF. 1974 AHS Reunion Highlights & Photo
  42. May 2006 volume 17 issue 1 0.5 MB PDF. Bill Ripp shows Hi Covey Trophy Case ( mailed to 16,000 AHS Alumni in May 2006 )
  43. Oct 2006 volume 17 issue 2 4.8 MB PDF. Duea & Sletten Honorary Alums
  44. Dec 2006 volume 17 issue 3 0.3 MB PDF. Ralph Farrar Remembered
  45. May 2007 volume 18 issue 1 3.8 MB PDF. AHS Grads Create Hilton Magic ( mailed to 16,000 AHS Alumni in May 2007 )
  46. Aug 2007 volume 18 issue 2 0.3 MB PDF. 3 pages of AHS Letters.
  47. Dec 2007 volume 18 issue 3 12.1 MB PDF. Rein Saral Distinguished Alum.
  48. May 2008 volume 19 issue 1 0.5 MB PDF. We need photos for upcoming 2010 (or 2011) AHS Directory. Wow! We mailed this newsletter to ALL 19,000 AHS Alumni in May 2008. If you didn't receive it click here
  49. Sep 2008 volume 19 issue 2 0.39 MB PDF. AHS Golf Outing + Jim Duea and Dale Tramp. All AHSAA members will receive this via mail in Sep 2008. Why not Join and receive this and every wonderful AHSAA newsletter by mail as soon as it is published.
  50. Dec 2008 volume 19 issue 3 0.80 MB PDF. Ted Kooser '57 2008 Distinguished Alumnus. Published and mailed Dec 2008.
  51. Jun 2009 volume 20 issue 1 2.1 MB PDF. Sampling of this newsletter: "The Girls From Ames" AHS. Dave Posegate 1959 AHS in Alumni baseball game. William (Biff) Baird AHS 1969 practices interpretation. Ed Mezvinsky AHS 1955 contributes papers to ISU. Daisy Iola Wymore Flack AHS secretary dies at age 99. Photo of Lisa (Abian) Magner AHS 1977 in NYC. We mailed this newsletter to almost 20,000 AHS Alumni in June 2009. WOW! If you didn't receive it click here
  52. Oct 2009 volume 20 issue 2 3.7 MB PDF. AHSAA members received this by mail when published.
  53. Dec 2009 volume 20 issue 3 3MB PDF. AHSAA members received this by mail when published.
  54. Apr 2010 volume 21 issue 1 2MB PDF. Some headlines from this newsletter: best selling author Derek Anderson 1987 AHS. Fred Hoiberg AHS 1991 new ISU basketball coach. 1964 AHS 45-year class reunion photo. Are you a member? AHSAA members received this newsletter by mail when published.
  55. Aug 2010 volume 21 issue 2 1.8 MB PDF. Some headlines from this newsletter: $5000 AHSAA Scholarships awarded. 1960 AHS 50 year reunion photos. Dave Clark AHS 1975 at Walker Reunion. 1948 AHS class reunion photo. Farwell Brown AHS 1929 dies. Are you a member? AHSAA members received this by mail when published.
  56. Dec 2010 volume 21 issue 3 1.5 MB PDF. Some headlines from this newsletter: Distinquished Alum awarded to Dr. James A. Merchant 1958 AHS. 2010 Ames High Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees. 1955 AHS 55th class reunion photo. AHS 1985 25th reunion summary. Jack Smalling 1958 AHS writes Ames changing landscape. Are you a member? AHSAA members received this by mail when published.
  57. Apr 2011 volume 22 issue 1 3.6 MB PDF. The April 2011 AHS Alumni newsletter was published and mailed Apr 2011. All dues paying members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Headlines from this newsletter: AHSAA Moves into a New Office. The Waggoner Triplets. 65 Years ago ... 1950 AHS 60th class reunion photo and summary. AHS 1952 classmates photo. Craig Calhoun 1976 AHS writes Thank Someone Who Has Touched Your Life. Are you a member? AHSAA members received this by mail when published.
  58. Aug 2011 volume 22 issue 2 0.8 MB PDF
  59. Dec 2011 volume 22 issue 3 2 MB PDF
  60. Apr 2012 volume 23 issue 1 2.1 MB PDF
  61. Aug 2012 volume 23 issue 2 3.7 MB PDF. 2012
  62. Dec 2012 volume 23 issue 3 2.8 MB PDF
  63. Apr 2013 volume 24 issue 1 1.6 MB PDF.
  64. Aug 2013 volume 24 issue 2 2.2 MB PDF.
  65. Dec 2013 volume 24 issue 3 2.0 MB PDF
  66. Apr 2014 volume 25 issue 1 2.2 MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter will be published and mailed in 2014. All members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another newsletter !! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after April 2016.
  67. Aug 2014 volume 25 issue 2 2.5 MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter was published and mailed in 2014. All members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another issue !! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after August 2016.
  68. Dec 2014 volume 25 issue 3 2.8 MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter was published and mailed in 2014. All members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another issue !! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after December 2016.
  69. Apr 2015 volume 26 issue 1 3.1 MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter was published and mailed in 2015. All members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another newsletter!! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after April 2017.
  70. Aug 2015 volume 26 issue 2 __ MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter was published and mailed in 2015. All members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another newsletter!! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after August 2017.
  71. Dec 2015 volume 26 issue 3 __ MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter was published and mailed in 2015. All members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another issue!! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after December 2017.
  72. Apr 2016 volume 27 issue 1 ____ MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter will be published and mailed in 2016. All members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another issue!! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after April 2018.
  73. Aug 2016 volume 27 issue 2 __ MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter will be published and mailed in 2016. All members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another issue !! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after August 2018.
  74. Dec 2016 volume 27 issue 3 __ MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter will be published and mailed in 2016. All members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another issue !! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after December 2018.
  75. Apr 2017 volume 28 issue 1 __ MB PDF. This AHS Alumni newsletter will be published and mailed in 2016. All current AHSAA members received this via mail as soon as it printed. Don't miss another issue !! join and receive this by mail as soon as it is published, or wait until it is online after April 2019.

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