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DUAL-CREDIT COURSES

Anderson High School offers more than 60 dual-credit courses in subjects from science and math to language arts and history. Mrs. Dena Thornburg is pictured leading a discussion with her senior English class.
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ACADEMIC AWARDS PROGRAM

The Academic Awards Program will take place on Monday, October 30th at 7:00pm in the auditorium. The program is to honor AHS students that earned a GPA of 3.7 or higher for the 2016-2017 school year. Invitations were mailed to students that qualified for this award.
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Senior Yearbook Pictures

Lifetouch Portraits will be at the high school on October 23, 24 and 25. Seniors must have a picture taken by Lifetouch for the school yearbook. Please see Mr. Schoenfeldt for more information.
eschoenfeldt@acsc.net
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Mr. Kousari, Art and Soul: A Tribute to Retired AHS Teacher "Mr. K"

Art and Soul: A Tribute to Retired AHS Teacher “Mr. K” Saturday
Saturday, October 21, former AHS teacher Ehsan Kousari will be honored with a retrospective of his photography, painting, and santour designs at the Minnetrista Center in Muncie. His work will be displayed throughout the day, with a special interview and santour demonstration by Mr. Kousari at 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be served from 4 to 6 p.m.

Known to many of his students as simply “Mr.K.,” Mr. Kousari taught drawing, painting, and photography at AHS for over 40 years until his retirement a few years ago--literally teaching hundreds of students.

From 1970 to 1976 he taught art in the Anderson Community Schools, and from 1976 until retirement taught first at Madison Heights High School and then Anderson High School.

Mr. Kousari has been recognized as an Indiana Artisan by the Indiana Arts Commission for his santour designs. The santour is a Persian musical insrument (similar to a hammer dulcimer) that he designs and constructs as well as plays.

Mr. Kousari was born in Hamadan, Iran, in 1939 and came to the United States in 1964 to pursue a college education. In 1967 he earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Northeast Missouri State University. In 1969 he earned a Master of Arts degree from Ball State University, and in 1971 a Master of Science.


Today Mr. Kousari and wife Mary reside in Muncie; they have three children: Nadia, Roya, and Kavon.

The event is sponsored by the Baha’i community in Muncie, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, founder of the Baha’i Faith. Mr. Kousari has served the Baha’is in Muncie administratively for many years.

For more information, contact Dr. Rebecca Burkart at rburkart@bsu.edu or Gwen Cobb Kousari at gkousari@bsu.edu or 765-289-8113.
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9/11 CEREMONY

AHS NJROTC class and band honored 9/11 with a ceremony. Please go to the following link to watch the video of the ceremony. (about 20 minutes)
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SPIRIT WEEK "HOMECOMING 2017"

ACS Family,

It's almost Homecoming Week! NEXT WEEK, Monday, September 11 through Friday, September 15, is Homecoming Spirit Week.

We would love for every school to be involved, so below you will see the dress themes chosen by AHS students for each day.

Be sure to post your photos on social media and tag us: @ahsindians (Twitter) @andersonindians (Instagram) so we can share!

Thanks to Sharon Buchanan & the Killbuck Cougar Cubs for the idea!
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Homecoming Carnival!

Come join us for our Homecoming Carnival on Monday, September 11th. The fun starts at 5pm. Fun for all ages! Many games including: football toss, angry bird slingshot, dunk tank, mini golf, duck pond, cornhole, milk bottle toss,etc.
Lots of food, a photo booth and face painting! Hope to see everyone!
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OPEN HOUSE!

Please join us for our OPEN HOUSE on Monday, August 14th from 6pm to 7:30pm. Hope you can join us and meet our staff!
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