Albany Middle School

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News and Announcements

Open House

Hello Families,
I wanted to both remind you and extend the invitation to our school's Open House, which will be on Thursday, April 27th from 7-8pm. Families are invited to come and celebrate your child's work from this school year. Students and siblings are welcome!
We look forward to seeing you next week!
Best,
Deborah Brill, Principal
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8th Grade Counselor

We have a new 8th grade counselor who will be with us until the end of the school year. Her name is Morgan Koblick. She can be reached at mkoblick@ausdk12.org.
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Notes from Community Meeting about Addressing Racism and Prejudice in our Schools

85 Parents, students, and teachers got together on March 28th to discuss two essential questions:
1) What do you think needs to be done to better address prejudice, racism, and peer mistreatment at Albany Middle School?
2) What type of support from the school do you need related to this topic?/ What type of support from the school would be needed to put your ideas into action?

Attached are the notes from this meeting with the feedback divided by stakeholder groups. After spring break we will continue the work of looking at next steps. Thanks so much to all who were involved in that discussion as well as those of you who have reached out individually. It is a community effort and there is much work ahead. (Click on the title above to access the meeting notes)
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Thank you!

Dear AMS Families,
AMS Staff wants to thank the community for bearing with us as we worked to safely dismiss our students today. We can imagine that it was quite disruptive to your day and know that it was a slow process. It certainly provided a good learning opportunity for us. Please email Maria Santoyo at msantoyo@ausdk12.org if you need to update your emergency contacts in Aeries. We engaged in a a reflection as a staff of the entire process and will be working on improvements for the future. Thank you for all the words of support today and your generous patience.
I hope everyone has a good spring break,
Deborah Brill, Principal
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