Albany Middle School

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Headlines & Announcements

Albany Middle School: Construction Project on Brighton

The City of Albany is creating a bio-swale on the Albany Middle School campus near the library to filter water running off of street to prevent pollution. This project is part of a grant that the City received and includes an education component for Albany Middle School students. The Raingarden will be constructed for teachers and students to see how bioswales work, and teachers can use this area as an opportunity for teaching cross curricular lessons. During construction, the North sidewalk in front of school will be inaccessible. We asked the City to ensure that the noisiest portion of the construction occurs before students return to school. However, construction will occur during the first two to three weeks of school.

Parking in front of Albany Middle School will be limited due to the work area. There will be ample signage and barriers to keep children and motorists out of the construction area. In addition, flashing school signage will be installed on Brighton.

If possible, please drop students off on Key Route or Masonic Avenue and remind them to cross Brighton on the crosswalks.

Register for AMS Fall Sports!

It's time to register for AMS Fall Sports.
Girls Volleyball
Cross Country Co-Ed
Flag Football
AMS/AHS Athletic Dept are going to an electronic registration system called FamilyID. The process takes a little bit longer, but once registered the next sport you sign up for should be effortless. Registration closes Friday, Sept 2nd.
FYI, Flag Football tryouts are Tuesday & Wednesday Sept 6th & 7th.

http://ams.ausdk12.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=92917&type=d&pREC_ID=173825

Orientation and Student Schedules

We eagerly awaiting the arrival of your students this Friday, August 26th for orientation and for the first day of school on Monday, August 29th. Many families have been asking questions about how they can go about getting their student's schedule at orientation on Friday. Please see a few helpful reminders below:

AERIES Support in AMS Library - Wednesday 8/24 (7:45am - 9:15am) and Thursday 8/25 (4:30pm - 6:30pm)

In order to pick up student schedules during orientation, students and families must bring printed copies of the Acknowledgement Form and the AERIES Emergency Form. AMS staff will host library support hours to assist families in creating accounts, resetting passwords, or printing forms prior to orientation. There will be limited availability of computers in the library during orientation. Come on one of the support days to avoid long lines!

Student Orientation Volunteers Needed

We are in need of 10 volunteers during our New Student Orientation on Friday, August 26th to work a 4-hour shift from 11:30 - 3:30. Volunteers will help collect monies for ID cards and planners, distribute student schedules, and assist other parents in completing AERIES verification procedures. If you are interested in volunteering your time, please e-mail Mr. Haupert at dhaupert@ausdk12.org.

August 26th Orientation

6th Grade Students and Parents/Guardians: 12-1pm

7/8th Grade Students: 1-2:45pm

New 7/8th Grade Students 2:00-2:45pm

Albany Middle School ONLINE Athletic Registration Now Open

Online Athletic Registration is now open through Friday, Sept. 2nd at 3:00pm. Instructions on how to complete the online athletic registration process can be found at the link below.

http://ams.ausdk12.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=92917&type=d&pREC_ID=173825

Questions about athletic registration should not be directed to the Albany Middle School office staff.

If you need assistance with registration, contact FamilyID at: support@familyid.com or 888-800-5583 x1. Support is available 7 days per week and messages will be returned promptly.

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Events

AMS Orientation Day
Date: 8/26/2016, 12 PM 2:45 PM
Location: AMS
First Day of School
Date: 8/29/2016
AMS Back to School Night
Date: 9/22/2016, 7 PM 8:40 PM