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TRAFFIC SAFETY

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated! Before and after school drop-off/pick-up is congested with the release of AMS, FAA and the bus hub. Please be conscientious of the many students (elementary through high school age students) crossing the street and the high volume of cars. Students and adults must use the crosswalks staffed with crossing guards. In order to keep everyone safe patience is key. Thank you for your help!



HOMEWORK CLUB!


6th Grade

6th Grade Homework Club has started!  Homework Club will run from 3:00 - 3:30pm. The weekly schedule for each day and the room/teacher that it will be held are:
Monday - Mrs. Payne - Room #403
Tuesday - Mrs. O'Malley - Room #304
Wednesday - Mrs. Cooper - Room #402
Thursday - Ms. Jaehn - Room #305

Please Remember if your child attends homework club they must stay the entire time unless a parent/guardian calls the office to excuse them. Homework Club is optional, but would be a great opportunity for your child.

If your child does plan on attending let Mrs. Ellis-Weit know via e-mail so we can get a head count or if you have further questions.


7th & 8th Grade

Homework Club is back!  Starting Monday, Oct 2nd.  As always, Homework Club will occur M-Th, from 3pm - 4pm.

Monday - Jake Olson (room 601A)
Tuesday - Donna Kehl (room 220)
Wednesday - Jake Olson (room 601A)
Thursday - Christina Little (room 503)



ROBOTICS CLUB - INFORMATIONAL MEETING!

Robotics Club will be starting!Interested in building robots?  Want to imagine, design, and create?  Do you enjoy innovating?  Come to the engineering lab (room 1001) Monday, November 27th from 3-4 pm to find out more about the club.  No experience necessary.  During our first meeting we will choose student officers.  The club will meet Monday’s, after school, from 3-4pm.  See the flyer for more information.  Questions?  Email Mrs. DiSanti at christinaheller@atasusd.org



ART CLUB!

Art Club has started!  We will meet weekly on Wednesday in room 1201 with Mrs. Parham from 3PM-4PM.  6th, 7th, and 8th graders are all invited.  (Room 1201 is the room closest to the Band room.)



AMS PTO MEMBERSHIP
Atascadero Middle School invites all families to become an active participant in their child’s education by joining AMS PTO.  Your membership supports academic programs, dances, athletics, classroom supplies, library books, new technology, spirit/leadership activities, and more! 100% of your Membership donation goes to AMS PTO! If you can attend meetings or volunteer your time, that is also appreciated, but not necessary to join.  For more information, see the flyer.



MIXED BAG FUNDRAISER CONTINUES ONLINE!

Did you know that you can still support AMS and our Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser with online orders through the end of December? Find something for loved ones or for yourself, every order counts, and supporting us is easy. Shop online at http://www.mixedbagdesigns.com/?fundraiserid=312127



CLASSROOM SUPPLIES DRIVE!

AMS PTO is supporting our school with a Classroom Supplies Drive!
If you wish to participate, you may donate items or make a monetary donation for use in purchasing supplies.  Either way, you will be helping us fulfill the wish list of supplies our teachers and students will need during the coming school year.  Donations may be delivered at any time to the box in the school office. Any checks should be payable to “AMS PTO”. Your contributions are greatly appreciated!



YEARBOOKS ON SALE!

Yearbooks are for sale for $45 in the office. Orders yours now before our price goes up in January. Our yearbook is a full-color 96 page hardcover book filled with photos and videos. Get yours before the price goes up!


YEARBOOK OUTSIDE SPORTS Want to be featured in our yearbook? Do you play a sport or participate in an activity outside such as 4-H, Eagle Scouts, water polo, snowboarding or volunteering? Email your best 3 photos to Mrs. Parham at jenniferparham@atasusd.org so that you have a chance to be in our yearbook. The deadline is December 1st.


YEARBOOK BABY DEDICATIONS for the yearbook are also due December 1st. The cost is $25 and can be paid for in the office. Photos need to be emailed to jenniferparham@atasusd.org.




BOOK WARS!

BOOK WARS 2018 will be held on Thursday, May 24... become an "AMS READING WARRIOR" and qualify to take part. See your English teacher, Ms. Garcia in the library, or Mrs. O'Malley in Room 304 for more details



CENTRAL COAST CHILDREN’S CHOIR

The Central Coast Children’s Choir is accepting new members.  See the flyer for more information.



SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PARENT SURVEY

Hello! SLO Regional Rideshare, is surveying parents regarding travel patterns and transportation needs of SLO County’s K-12 families. The information gathered will be used to support applications for funding Safe Routes to School transportation projects and programs. The survey can be found at www.slosaferoutes.org. The school with the greatest response rate will win a Bike Rodeo on Bike to School Day 2018. Again, please take the survey at: www.slosaferoutes.org. Thank you!  Please see the flyer for further information.


DISTRICT WEEKLY EMAILS:

In the attempt to keep all families informed about AUSD news and events a weekly e-mail communication is being sent. If you have not seen the messages please check your SPAM folder in your e-mail and add atascaderounified@atasusd.org to your contacts. If you would like to subscribe you may use the link on the district website http://www.atasusd.org/






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Ryan Allison,
Aug 23, 2016, 5:13 PM