Friday, October 24, 2014

Grade 8 Parent Conferences

There are no more available Grade 8 conference appointments for Nov 3 and 5. If there is an academic concern, we can arrange a conference during the team planning time as well as before, or after school. Please email Doug Haskins for the team meeting availability.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Reminder: Science test on Friday!

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Tomorrow (10/24): Science test! 

Review the study guide online!

First nine-week grading period ends

The first-nine week grading period ends on Monday, October 27. 

Spirit Week

Avonworth Student Council would like to announce that the first spirit week of the year starts Monday, October 27th  - Friday, October 31st

  • Be cozy for Pajama Day on Monday!
  • Leopard and plaid? Great combination for Mismatch Day on Tuesday!
  • Who is twinning? You are - on Twin Day on Wednesday!
  • Show your 'Lope pride with Red and White on Thursday for Spirit Day!
  • Dress up like your favorite character (from a play, movie or book) for Favorite 
  • Character Day on Friday!
Please remember that all spirit week wear must be dress code compliant - so no 
hats, masks, weapons or clothing that does not meet dress code standards! We 
can't wait to see all of the great outfits next week!!

AMS Grade 8 Parent Teacher Conferences

The 8th grade team will be holding needs-based parent-teacher conferences on November 3 and 5. An appointment is required to meet with the team. Please visit our conference booking page at the following address:

All conferences will be booked through the website. A confirmation email will be sent to you within 24 hours of creating the appointment. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Doug Haskins either by email or by contacting the middle school at (412) 366-9650.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Reminder: Civics test Wednesday

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Tomorrow (10/22): Reminder! Civics test! See more dates on the Grade 8 Calendar:

Also, tomorrow is a 2-hr delay! 

Support the AMS/AHS Band!

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Avonworth marching band has been nominated for Band of the week on
WPXI. Please get the word out that we need everyone to vote. Here is
the link.
Voting Period Mon, Oct 20 2014 12:00 PM - Fri, Oct 24 2014 12:00 PM

October-November Important Dates

Thursday, October 23
 [English] Mock Trial begins
 [Social Studies] North Korea Inside the Shadows
Friday, October 24
 [sci] Unit Test: Newton's Laws
 [Social Studies] Study Island in Civics
Monday, October 27
 Spirit Week! Oct 27-31
Tuesday, October 28
  [sci] Lab Report: Investigating Falling Objects due
  [End of First 9 Weeks]
Wednesday, October 29
  [Start of Second 9 Weeks]
Tuesday, November 11
 Veterans Day - No school
Wednesday, November 26
 No school for students - ACT 80
Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28
 Thanksgiving Holiday - No school

Sunday, October 19, 2014

This week...

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This week... 
AR due
IM 1 Quiz
Science Quiz
Civics test
 The Outsiders movie
Science unit test