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October 31, 2017

If they choose, students are permitted to wear appropriate costumes on Halloween. They must adhere to the dress code policy and they may not have anything covering their face (masks, beards, etc.) or any type of weapon. Cosmetic contact lenses are not permitted and no face paint allowed.




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)



AMS BAND IN COLONY DAYS PARADE!

Go see the world famous Atascadero Middle School Marching Band this Saturday at the Colony Days Parade!  The parade starts at 10:00 AM and runs down El Camino from Pueblo to Traffic Way.  It promises to be a spectacular show!!



8th GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS

Tryouts will take place October 24-26. To participate in tryouts all students must have a current physical on file with the office, and be academically eligible. Our first practice will be October 30th, and our first game will be November 17th.  For further information, please contact Coach West.



UPCOMING VOLLEYBALL GAMES

October 24th vs Templeton @ AMS - 4pm

October 25th vs Laguna @ Laguna - 4pm

October 26th vs Flamson @ Flamson - 4pm



UPCOMING CROSS COUNTRY MEETS

October 26th @ Laguna Lake Park - 2:45pm



AMS DRAMA PLAY - JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH!

The AMS Drama Department Production of James and the Giant Peach is playing Thursday November 2nd at 7pm, Saturday November 4th at 12 pm. Tickets are $5 for students and $7 for adults. Don't miss it!



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 BAGS ORDER PICKUP
The Mixed Bag orders are here!  Students may pick up their order  after school Thursday or Friday in room 601A (near the Drama & Choir classrooms). PTO will distribute the Mixed Bag prizes from the prize drawings next week in Homeroom.



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!



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.


LINK FUNDRAISER

A leader in providing direct services to children and youth in San Luis Obispo County for more than ten years, The LINK Family Resource Center is a non-profit serving more than 2,000 people and 500 families a year. Proceeds from this event will help continue to fund critical programs in our community, like our Family Advocates. When families are in crisis, Family Advocates are there to support children in school and families throughout the social services network. They help remove barriers to employment and housing, and to avoid homelessness, hunger, and despair. The LINK currently has two Family Resource Centers in Atascadero and Paso Robles. And while our reach has grown, so has the need. Today, we need your help more than ever! We hope you will join us in lending your support by attending this event.



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