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Upcoming Events
 
District Announcements
Ebola Information
Aledo ISD has fielded several calls from parents inquiring about the news of Ebola infections in Dallas. We are in contact with the Parker County Health Department and are getting guidance from them in our planned responses. To date, there are no reported cases of any staff, students, or family members connected with Aledo ISD that have been exposed to the Ebola virus or who are in isolation due to a potential exposure.

It is important to point out that, according to health officials, individuals are not considered contagious until symptoms appear. According to the Parker County Health Department there is no risk of infection to staff, students or family members who may have had indirect contact – through multiple degrees of separation – with someone who was potentially exposed or is in isolation. READ MORE.
Campus Announcements
October 31 - Makeup/Retake Picture Day

Make-up and re-take picture day will be this Friday, October 31.  Students that were absent when we took individual pictures in September will need to have their picture made on Friday so that they will be pictured in the AMS yearbook.  Even if a student is NOT purchasing pictures, they will need to be photographed for the yearbook.  Students will receive an order form today so that they may order pictures.  Students that enrolled at AMS after September 10 will also need to be photographed for the yearbook.  They will also receive a reminder notice about pictures on Friday.
 
Students that wish to have their picture re-taken will only be released from class if they have money with which to purchase pictures.


Click here to view/print the picture packet order form.
 
AMS Choir Represents in Middle School All Region Choir

On Saturday, Nov 1, at Aledo High School, middle school choir students from all over the region will attend an all-day rehearsal/clinic and then perform a concert at 5 p.m. for parents, family, and community. Many members of our own middle school choir competed on October 18 with hundreds of other students from across the district for a spot on this All Region Choir. The following students advanced to the All Region Choir and will perform on Saturday: (front row, left to right) Isabelle Schuetze, Nicole Rivera, Sierra White, (middle row, L-R) Danielle Harrington, Kiersten Hart, London Kasper, (last row, L-R) Allison Dale, and Simone Keck.

Good Luck AMS Students!
Click here to view a picture of the very proud AMS Choir students.
 
Ms. Seay's Class-Study of Pumpkins





















Ms. Seay's class has been studying pumpkins. The last lesson was to learn how to carve a pumpkin. As you can tell, they had loads of fun carving the pumpkins.
 
AMS Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week at Aledo Middle School - October 27-31

Monday:  Neon Day - Our future is glowing because we are drug free!
Tuesday: 
Switch A Roo - Be cool and never switch to the drug side!
Wednesday: 
Nerd Day - We are too smart to become involved with drugs!
Thursday: 
Crazy Hair Day - We may have a crazy life but not crazy enough to do drugs!
Friday: 
Orange Out Day - Orange you glad you are not involved with drugs!
10/24/14 Aero-Space Competition Pictures

















 
10/24/14 Aero-Space Competition (Thunderbirds)
Colorguard Auditions


COLORGUARD AUDITIONS
(open to all AMS students)






When:  November 6, 2014
Time:  6:00 p.m.
Where:  AHS Band Hall


Click here for more information.
Be a part of a winning team!
The best part of all is --- NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
AMS Football Team Annual Pink-Out Game

The AMS Football Teams had their annual Pink-Out games on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Members of both the seventh and eighth grade teams made donations to help fight breast cancer and as a show of their dedication to the cause they were able to wear "pink" at the game. The teams raised $800 with Coach Michael Corley initiating the fundraiser.
We are very proud of our AMS student athletes!
October AMS Counselor's Corner

The October update of the AMS Counselor's Corner is now available.
Click here to view the update.
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

TEKS are standards indicating what students should know and be able to do as they progress through school. The purpose of this communication is to share background information on implementing new Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for mathematics. Click on the links below for additional information.

Math Curriculum Letter
TEKS Changes Grade 7
TEKS Changes Grade 8

 
October is Creativity Month
October is "Creativity Month" at AMS. It is one of our Character Lessons that will be presented to the students this school year. We want our character values to permeate the entire campus. Our character program is designed to teach the students to treat others right, make smart decisions, and maximize their potential. With encouragement, we will see our amazing students meet and exceed our expectations this school year.
New School Calendar 14/15
We have a new Aledo School Calendar for the 14/15 school year.

Click here to view/print the new school calendar.


 
Thanksgiving Trot
Are you ready for the Thanksgiving Trot? This year's trot will benefit one of our eighth grade students; Zeb Montgomery. Zeb was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia this past May. The proceeds from this year's Thanksgiving Trot will go to help the Montgomery Family pay for Zeb's medical bills. The event will be held on Thanksgiving morning starting at 8:00 a.m. for the 1K and starting at 8:30 a.m. for the 5K. Click here to register online.
14/15 AMS Slideshow - October
AMS Flower Delivery Reminder

This is just a reminder that we do not accept deliveries of flowers, mums, etc. at the AMS campus.
Aledo ISD Attendance Guidelines
Aledo ISD strives to work with students and parents to ensure student success. Attendance in school is one factor that contributes to your child’s ability to learn and thrive academically. This document is being provided to students and parents to explain TEA’s attendance laws and parent responsibilities in reporting their child’s absence to their school.

Click here to view the attendance document.
AMS Dress Up Schedule






September 12 - Red, White & Blue Day
September 19 - Hero Day

Week of September 22 - Homecoming Week
     Monday-Hippie Day
     Tuesday-Spirit Day
     Wednesday-Broadway Day
     Thursday-Duck Dynasty Day
     Friday-College Day

October 3 - Fishing Day
October 7 - Beatles Day
October 10 - Royal Court Day
October 17 - Pink Out Day
October 24 - Twin Day
October 28 - Switch-a-Roo Day
October 31 - Orange Out Day
November 7 - Neon Day
AMS Athletic Uniforms Online Store
The AMS Athletic Uniform Online Store is now open; www.eteamline.com. Parents will be able to order uniforms for the upcoming 14/15 school year during the summer months.

Summer processing dates-deadline dates for order periods (where orders are sent to homes)
The shipping charge will be $10.00

Sunday, June 1 – orders are processed Monday, June 2
Sunday, June 15 – orders are processed Monday, June 16
Sunday, June 29 – orders are processed Monday, June 30
Sunday, July 13 – orders are processed Monday, July 14
Sunday, July 27 – orders are processed Monday, July 28
Sunday, August 10 – orders are processed Monday, August 11

Orders processed on Sunday, August 24 (processed on Monday, August 25) will be shipped to the school, taking the shipping charge back down to $5.00.

Click here to order the Athletics/PE uniforms through TEAMLINE.
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