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School Site Council Participants Needed

We are looking for parents/guardians to serve on School Site Council! School Site Council (SSC) is an important governing group on the school campus. The SSC meets approximately once per month to review our Single Plan for Student Achievement and to guide our work towards our goals. SSC members typically serve for two consecutive years. This year, we have three parent/community seats open. If you are interested in being on our School Site Council, please email dbrill@ausdk12.org. The timing of meetings will be on Tuesdays (once a month) at about 4:30pm-5:30pm.
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The first AMS PTA Meeting of the year!

Please join us right before Back to School Night, Thursday September 20th at 6 PM, for the first AMS PTA meeting of the year! Hear about all the great plans for the coming school year, meet your new PTA board, participate in a dialogue with the principal, and eat some tasty pizza! The agenda is attached to this announcement. We hope to see you there!
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Back to School Night, Thursday, September 20th

Please join us for Back to School Night on Thursday, September 20th, at 7 pm (7:15 if your student is in 6th grade and doesn't have a first period). This is an evening for parents and guardians only; students are asked to stay home. Your students will bring home a schedule the day before so that you know where to go. We would also love to see you at the first AMS PTA meeting of the year! It will take place at 6 pm in the AMS Library right before Back to School Night. Pizza will be provided as you learn about all the things the AMS PTA does for the school! We look forward to seeing you there!

Recent news & Upcoming events

AUSD’s Budget Advisory Committee to Hold First Meeting on September 21st

At the September 11, 2018 Board of Education meeting, the Board appointed the members of the Budget Advisory Committee (BAC). The purpose of the committee is to identify potential expenditure reductions to meet the School Board’s goal to balance the budget and evaluate consequences (pros and cons) associated with each. The Budget Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting on September 21st at 5:30 p.m. in the Albany Middle School Library. This meeting is open to the public. *For more details on the BAC and to view the agenda for the meeting, click through.
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School Site Council Participants Needed

We are looking for parents/guardians to serve on School Site Council! School Site Council (SSC) is an important governing group on the school campus. The SSC meets approximately once per month to review our Single Plan for Student Achievement and to guide our work towards our goals. SSC members typically serve for two consecutive years. This year, we have three parent/community seats open. If you are interested in being on our School Site Council, please email dbrill@ausdk12.org. The timing of meetings will be on Tuesdays (once a month) at about 4:30pm-5:30pm.
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Screenagers

Please join us for a free film screening of the movie Screenagers on Tuesday, October 16, 7 PM at the Albany Community Center. Screenagers is an award-winning film that offers solutions on how we can help our kids navigate the digital world. Screenagers is about the impact of the digital age on children and how to help families minimize harmful effects and find balance. After seeing the film, people have shared that they feel more confident and better equipped to establish balance around screen time. This event is presented by the Albany Library, the City of Albany, the Friends of the Albany Library and the Albany FilmFest. Watch the trailer at screenagersmovie.com
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The first AMS PTA Meeting of the year!

Please join us right before Back to School Night, Thursday September 20th at 6 PM, for the first AMS PTA meeting of the year! Hear about all the great plans for the coming school year, meet your new PTA board, participate in a dialogue with the principal, and eat some tasty pizza! The agenda is attached to this announcement. We hope to see you there!
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Purchasing pictures from Picture Day

Picture Day was September 4th, and if you haven't purchased pictures yet, you will still have the opportunity in a few weeks! When our pictures arrive, your student will receive a proof sheet that shows you what their photographs look like and gives you a Portrait ID that you can use to order any packages you want. And if your student missed Picture Day, makeups are on October 10th.
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Back to School Night, Thursday, September 20th

Please join us for Back to School Night on Thursday, September 20th, at 7 pm (7:15 if your student is in 6th grade and doesn't have a first period). This is an evening for parents and guardians only; students are asked to stay home. Your students will bring home a schedule the day before so that you know where to go. We would also love to see you at the first AMS PTA meeting of the year! It will take place at 6 pm in the AMS Library right before Back to School Night. Pizza will be provided as you learn about all the things the AMS PTA does for the school! We look forward to seeing you there!
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You can still purchase pictures!

Picture Day at AMS was on September 4th, and you can still buy pictures online! Go to mylifetouch.com and use our Picture Day ID: BY118063Q0. If you buy pictures within 48 hours, your student's pictures will be delivered to the school at the same time as everybody else's. There will also be opportunities to purchase packages later in the year. If your student missed Picture Day, please know that Picture Makeup Day is on October 10th.
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Picture Day is Tuesday, September 4th

Yes, picture day is coming up, right after Labor Day! An order form was included in your orientation packet. Please have your student bring the filled-out form to school with them on Tuesday. Or you can order pictures online at mylifetouch.com with our Picture Day ID #: BY118063Q0.