News and Announcements

Picture Makeup Day, Wednesday, October 10th

Picture Makeup Day will be next Wednesday, October 10th, for students that need to take or retake their pictures. If your student will be taking pictures for the first time, you can order online at mylifetouch.com with the Picture Day ID: BY118063Q1 or have your student pick up an order form in the main office. If your student is going to retake their pictures, please have them bring their original package to the retakes.
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School Site Council Parent/Guardian Ballot Election

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 two parent/community seats currently in the middle of their term. We have three parent/community seats open and we need to host a ballot election for these seats to be filled. Please click through to see the candidates and their statements. You can vote until October 10th by emailing dbrill@ausdk12.org directly or coming to the office for a paper copy.
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International Walk & Roll to School Day

Students, parents/guardians, and teachers at AMS will celebrate International Walk and Roll to School Day next Wednesday, October 10th. This is a great opportunity to celebrate our health, the environment, and our school spirit. We’re hoping every student can participate by either walking, biking/boarding, or carpooling to school. Those who can’t carpool could have their families drop them off a few blocks away and walk. Students can check out the courtyard on Wednesday morning for small prizes to those who participate.
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Albany School Board Candidates Forum, October 3 7PM to 9PM in the AHS Little Theater

Please join the AUSD PTAs this Wednesday in the AHS Little Theater (603 Key Route Boulevard) for a special forum with candidates running for the Albany Board of Education (aka the school board). There are a total of five candidates running for three open seats. School board members serve four-year terms. They set important policies and provide governance around budget, curriculum, staffing, facilities, and campus climate.

The five PTAs (AHS, AMS, Cornell, Ocean View and Marin) are jointly sponsoring this event to focus on the concerns of our school communities. Please come hear what the candidates have to say and let them know what issues and priorities you care about. You can submit questions at the event or online in advance at bit.ly/AlbanyForum.
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