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If your child is absent, please call 510-558-3613.

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AMS Back to School Night, Thursday September 22nd, 7pm-8:40pm & PTA Meeting at 6pm

We are looking forward to seeing you all at Albany Middle School’s Back to School Night this Thursday, September 22nd. The PTA meeting will be in the library at 6pm, which is a great chance to see how to get involved for the year, or just to get information. Back to School Night begins at 7pm and ends at 8:40pm. Your child will bring home his/her schedule for you on Wednesday. You will move through your child’s classes in 10 minute increments. This is an event for parents and guardians only; students should stay at home. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there! Additionally, you will be receiving an email from the district that tests the district’s Emergency Communication Process that would be used to notify families, students, staff, and community in the event of an emergency. We’ll see you this Thursday!

Haven't joined the PTA yet? Sign up at the PTA meeting before Back to School night this Thursday!

A big thank you to all the families who have joined the PTA! You are supporting many wonderful programs.

If you haven’t joined yet, pull out your wallet or checkbook or sign in to that Paypal account.
Join before October 1st and you will be entered into the AMS PTA drawing for Cobra Gear and some local gift certificates!

You can join via Paypal, send your payment to treasurer@ams-pta.org. or fill out the form that was in your opening day packet and return it to the PTA box located in the office or mail to: AMS PTA, 1259 Brighton Avenue, Albany, CA 94706. Please contribute generously!

A contribution of $25 (Silver Membership Level, 1 entry for PTA drawing)

A contribution of $50 (Gold Membership Level, 2 entries for PTA drawing)

A contribution of $100 (Platinum Membership Level, 3 entries for PTA drawing)

Does your employer provide matching funds? Send us the information.


Want more information? Have a new idea? Please contact: PTA V.P. Membership, Pam Radkey at pradkey@att.net

Cobra Gear On Sale at Back to School Night

Albany Athletics Boosters will be selling Cobra Gear at Back to School Night on Thursday, Sept. 22nd across from the main office! Cobra t-shirts, beanies and visors for $10 each! What better way to show your COBRA PRIDE?!
Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted!

GO ALBANY!

Writer Coaches Needed

Learn more about volunteering with WriterCoach Connection (writercoachconnection.org) at Back-to-School Night on Thurs. Sept. 22.
We will briefly address the PTA at its 6 p.m. meeting in the library. For those who can't attend the PTA meeting, we will also give a short presentation in the lunch area at 6:40 p.m. Back-to-school Night starts at 7 p.m. Questions? Write to site coordinators Nick Keefe & Mary Flaherty at amscoaching@gmail.com.

AUSD Part-Time Employment

Looking for Part-time Employment?
The Albany Unified School District is hiring for the following positions: Substitute Teachers, Substitute Café Asst., Substitute Clerical, Substitute Special Education Para-educators, 3-6 hour Special Education Para-educators and Substitute Custodians. You don't need a full teaching credential to be a substitute teacher, we can help you get a 30 day emergency permit. All you need is a BA and the ability to pass a basic skills requirement. Please contact Cynthia at 510-558-3757 or Marina at 510-558-3754.

Warriors Fundraiser

Albany Middle School Fundraising Night at the Golden State Warriors Game.
Wednesday, November 9th @ 7:30PM

State Testing Results

CALIFORNIA ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND PROGRESS: Results from the ​2016 ​Smarter Balanced Assessments, as well as other statewide tests ​are now available.

Th​e​ ​public ​​has access to a variety of ​reports related to summary results, growth rates as compared to 2015, and more​. ​These reports can be found at http://caaspp.cde.ca.gov​.​

​Individual student test results for students who were enrolled as 3rd-8th, 10th, and 11th grades are being mailed home to parents during the month of September. A letter from the Albany School District will be included with the student's report and provides information about how to read and interpret these scores.​ ​For more information, including video tutorials and frequently asked questions, please visit the following​ ​website: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/ca/​. ​

7th Grade Health Information and Syllabus

We are pleased to announce that starting this school year we will offer health
education to all seventh graders. Please see
the attached letter and course syllabus for more specific details.

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