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Apparel Orders – Due August 13

Hello AHS Band Families, It’s time to start another exciting band season! It’s great fun to watch our sons and daughters perform together throughout the year. Included with this note are the 2015-2016 Apparel Options available for purchase along with … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A Band Spirit Night – July 22

Chick-fil-A Ankeny Spirit Night July 22, 2015 5-8 pm Please support the Ankeny High School Band by dining at Chick-fil-A.  Chick-fil-A will donate 15% of sales during these prime dinner hours to the band to help offset costs for the … Continue reading

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Marching Band information

On Thursday, May 21 the fall 2015 marching band informational meeting was held. Here is the powerpoint presentation from that meeting. The 2015 Marching Show is Sur La Mer.  Check out the reveal video. Remember to sign up for the REMIND … Continue reading

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Jazz Artist In Residency – April 20-21

On April 20 & 21, Parkview, Southview, and AHS hosted Dr. Damani Phillips, Assistant Professor of Jazz Studies and African-American Music at the University of Iowa.  Dr. Phillips, an alto saxophone player, worked with saxophonists and jazz bands in grades … Continue reading

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Busy Start to March for Concert & Jazz Bands

The start of March has been busy for all the bands in the district.  On Tuesday, March 3, the Southview 9th grade band and AHS 10-12 band presented their spring concert at AHS. On March 5, the Parkview 6th grade … Continue reading

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Perry Band Olympics a success for AHS and SV Bands!

On Saturday, February 21, 2015, over 100 9-12th grade students from Southview Middle School and Ankeny High School performed in 87 different solo and ensemble events at the Perry Band Olympics. Ankeny students earned with 59 Division I (Superior) Ratings … Continue reading

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Jazz-O-Rama – January 31

On Saturday, January 31, the jazz bands of Parkview, Prairie Ridge, Northview, Southview, Ankeny and Centennial hosted four jazz artists in clinics and concerts at both high schools. Clinicians included Dave Rezek, Paul Bridson, Mike Giles, and Jason Danielson. The … Continue reading

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