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7th Grade Band Festival
7th grade band students will be participating in the metro-area middle school band festival in the Northview Middle School Auditorium on Friday, May 2nd.  The festival will feature bands from Ankeny, West Des Moines and Johnston.  The event will begin at 3:00 PM.  Prairie Ridge students will be finished approximately 4:30 PM.  Parents should pick up their child at Northview on that day.

7th Grade Spring Band Concert
Our 7th Grade Spring Band Concert will be on Thursday, May 1 at 7:00 PM in the Centennial High Auditorium.  This will be a joint concert of the Prairie Ridge 7th Grade and Northview 8th Grade Bands.  Students should plan to arrive at Centennial by 6:40 PM, and report to the band area.  

Prairie Ridge April 2014 Newsletter Available
The April 2014 newsletter for Prairie Ridge Middle School is now available on line.  Read more here

Booster Club Summer Camps registration open:
Take advantage of excellent opportunities for your child to develop and maintain fitness while improving sports skills and techniques. Coaches from AHS, ACHS, Northview, Southview, Parkview, and Prairie Ridge will be coaching at an abundance of camps this summer to benefit students of all ages. Go to to view camps and register now!

(Please note, when using this link you are leaving the Ankeny Community Schools website. The school district does not control this site or any sites linked to it, nor the content therein.)

Honors Science qualification and application:
Letters regarding Honors Science placement for incoming 6th–11th grade students were sent on March 24-28 to those who qualify. The district offers Honors Science courses to middle and high school students based on student academic need.
If your student did not receive a notification letter, and wishes to enroll he/she can complete an Honors Science application for consideration. Applications are due April 30. Please contact the Ankeny Extended Learning Program (AELP) teacher or principal at your student’s school if you have questions.

6th Grade Spring Chorus Concert

The 6th Grade Chorus performances will be held on Monday, April 28th.
  • 6:30PM - 4th period A day/B day and 8th period A day Choirs
  • 7:30PM - 6th Period A / B Day Choirs will perform.
Students should plan to be at school 15 minutes prior to their performance. 
They need to wear concert attire of dress pants or skirts - NO jeans.  White Prairie Ridge music t-shirt or plain white shirts.

7th Grade Spring Chorus Concert

The 7th Grade Chorus performance will be held on Tuesday, April 29th.
  • 6:30PM - 7th Grade Bass Clef Chorus (Boys) will perform (includes Parkview Bass Clef) 
  • 7:30PM - 7th Grade Treble Clef Chorus (Girls) will perfom
Students should plan to be at school 15 minutes prior to their performance.  

Concert attire of dress pants or skirts (NO jeans) and white Prairie Ridge music t-shirt or plain white shirts.

6th Grade Parent Orientation
The 6th Grade Parent Orientation meeting was held in March. If you were unable to attend or just want to refer back to the information shared at the meeting, please see our powerpoint presentation. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Prairie Ridge Office at 965-9705.

City seeks applicants for crossing guard positions:

The City of Ankeny is in need of school crossing guards and substitute crossing guards. This position pays $13.00/shift. If you are interested in becoming a crossing guard, please complete an employment application as soon as possible at city hall or online.  Deadline to apply is April 25.

Before and After-School Program registration is now open:
Registration for the 2014-2015 Ankeny Schools Before and After-School Program is now open.  Select the links below to register your student.  Registrations are time-date stamped and are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.  

School surplus items “garage sale” auction is now open:
The Ankeny School District is holding its annual inventory surplus sale. Unlike the past in which the district has held a “garage sale” format, beginning this year we will utilize K-Bid, an online auction service to sell surplus items.  Our auction is now OPEN and will close on April 23.  Photos are available online, or appointments to inspect items in person can be made by calling 515-480-1604, or emailing Please visit the K-Bid auction site here to view items for sale and bid.

Interpreting Your Student's Iowa Assessments Scores
In January, Ankeny students took the Iowa Assessments test, which replaced the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) and Iowa Tests of Education Development (ITED) last year. Test results are now being sent home to parents.  Ankeny Schools provide several resources to help you interpret your student’s test scores.   It is recommended that you review this online information. 

Review the Iowa Assessments interpretation resources here.

Second Semester 12-Week Reports Online for Grades 6-12
Ankeny secondary schools' 12-week midterm grade reports are now available in Infinite Campus.  Midterm reports are not sent via mail; paper reports are not sent until the end of the semester.  Midterm grades may viewed via Infinite Campus.  If you need to set up in Infinite Campus account, please e-mail

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