Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bump Up Night Tuesday, May 23

“Bump Up Night” will be held for all 8th grade students and their families at 6 pm-7pm May 23 in the auditorium.   Mr. Hall will lead an information sharing session, and students will receive a tentative schedule reflecting their online choices. 

Field Trip to Southside Works to see Nicky's Family Tomorrow

Menemsha Films


Tomorrow, May 19



Read the movie review here.


Students are to bring a bagged lunch to eat at the park near the theater. 

Reminder: RSVP for the 8th Grade Commencement



Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cross Country Information Meeting

Any student currently in Grades 6-11 that is interested in joining the Avonworth Cross Country Middle or High School team next year, should attend an informational meeting for parents & athletes on Monday, May 22 at 4:00 in the Middle School Cafeteria.  

No previous running experience is necessary.  All ability and interest levels are welcome to give this sport a try.  Everyone makes the team.  There are no try-outs.  There are no cuts.  And, athletes are permitted to participate in another Fall Sport during the Cross Country season.  Both Middle and High School coaches and returning High School athletes will be on hand to help the new runners learn about proper stretching techniques, running form, safety precautions and answer any questions that you might have about the sport.

If you have any questions, email Coach Smith at jsmith@avonworth.k12.pa.us

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Yearbooks for sale!

Avonworth Middle School Yearbook





Boys & Girls High School Cross Country Team


Any 8th Grade student who is interested in joining the Boys & Girls High School Cross Country team next school year can attend pre-season conditioning after school on the following dates: 

Monday, May 15
Wednesday, May 17
Monday, May 22 (with Parent meeting to follow from 4:00 to 5:00)

No previous running experience is necessary.  All ability and interest levels are welcome to give this sport a try.  Everyone makes the high school team.  There are no try-outs.  There are no cuts.  And, athletes are permitted to participate in another Fall Sport such as soccer, football, cheerleading, or volleyball during the Cross Country season.  Members of last year's high school team will be on hand to help the new runners learn about proper stretching techniques, running form, safety precautions and answer any questions that you might have about the sport.

We will meet from 3:00 to 4:00 at the Ticket Booth near the Track.  Be sure to arrange for a ride home at 4:00.  Students should bring water & their running shoes.  If you have any questions, email Coach Smith at jsmith@avonworth.k12.pa.us



Keystone Exams to be taken May 16 & 17

The 8th graders who are enrolled in Integrated Math I (Algebra), will take the Keystone Exams.

On May 16 & 17 (Periods A through D) each of the 2 modules have 23 multiple choice questions and 4 constructive response questions. Students may use a graphing or scientific calculators on this test. For more information on the Keystone Exams, please go to www.pde.state.pa.us.


Field Trip to view "Nicky's Family"

Menemsha Films
The 8th grade will visit the South Side Works Cinema to see the documentary Nicky’s Family, a true story about a British man who helped organize the rescue of almost 700 Jewish children out of Czechoslovakia in the days leading up to World War II.  This powerful film tells the story of Sir Nicholas Winton, the children he rescued, and the generations that were impacted by his humble and heroic gesture.  Students will go to see Nicky’s Family next week, May 19.

Read the movie review here.

Students are to bring a bagged lunch to eat at the park near the theater. 

8th Grade Commencement


RSVP for the 8th grade commencement!
May 31, 2017
7:00 PM

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Thank You!

The 8th Grade Team would like to thank the members of the Parent Network for the delicious breakfast on Wednesday morning during Teacher Appreciation Week! 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

2 Hour Delay - Wednesday




There will be a 2 hour delay on Wednesday, 5/10/17.

Bridges to STEM Careers Design Day

Today was the #Bridges2STEM careers design day! Students had their bridge designs reviewed by experts in the fields of bridge engineering and design. The model bridges will be made throughout the rest of the month. The Bridge Exposition will be held on May 31 when the engineers come back to Avonworth to see the students' models perform during the live load test.

 
 


Field Trip to Strip District Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the Strip District field trip. Students will be visiting the Heinz History Center and having lunch at restaurants in the Strip District. Students should bring a packed lunch or money for the field trip. School district policies including the dress code apply to students on the trip.

Monday, May 1, 2017

May Yearbook News!


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  • A few copies are remaining! Reserve yours today!
  • Delivery is May 30!