ALBANY MIDDLE SCHOOL
1259 Brighton Ave. Albany, CA. 94706
(510) 558-3600 - ams.ausdk12.org
Dear 7th and 8th Grade Families,
I hope you all have a wonderful summer! For planning purposes, here is what you’ll need to know for the 17-18 school year:
Orientation for 7th/8th Graders & Families - Wednesday, August 23 9:00 - 4:00 pm
7th grade → 9:00 - 12:00
9:00-10:00 (last name A-H)
10:00-11:00 (last name I-P)
11:00-12:00 ( last name Q-Z)
8th grade → 1:00 - 4:00
1:00-2:00 (last name A-H)
2:00-3:00 ( last name I-P)
3:00-4:00 (last name Q-Z)
PE uniforms, Planners, and IDs will be available for purchase or you can pay for them AHEAD OF TIME using the MySchoolBucks website which will accept online purchases beginning August 7th. For details, please see the AMS website or www.myschoolbucks.com. If you purchase online, you can pick up the PE clothing at the orientation and adjust sizing if needed.
If you choose not to purchase online, exact cash or checks made payable to AUSD will be accepted:
PE Shirts = $10, Shorts = $12, set of both = $20, PE Sweatshirts/Sweatpants = $20 each
Planners & IDs = $10
Schedules will also be available for pick up in the courtyard. Families must update their emergency information via AERIES prior to students receiving schedules. Families are required to print acknowledgement forms and emergency cards and bring them to the Orientation. No exceptions. Visit https://albanyusd.asp.aeries.net/air/Default.aspx for more information.
*Please note that all students will be given a planner and ID regardless of a family’s ability or choice to pay. If parents choose not to get PE uniforms, please provide your child with solid black bottoms and a solid yellow top, used for PE class only.
7/8th Grade Materials and Supplies (suggested list only)*
Binder paper – 81/2 x 11 in., 3 hole punched, wide ruled
Three ring binder with dividers/accordion file system
Colored pencils and fine tipped colored markers
Eraser and hand held pencil sharpener
Black fine line pen and/or dark blue pens – not gel
Ruler – cm and inch/compass/protractor
Packet of graph paper – standard size
Book covers – non-adhesive
Zipper pouch to hold supplies
Colored ballpoint pens
NO SHARPIES OR OTHER PERMANENT PENS!
*Please note that all students will be provided with the needed supplies regardless of a family’s ability or choice to pay.
Deborah Brill, Principal