Alliance Youth Wrestling will begin soon! Any ACS student in grades 1-6 is able to participate! Contact Coach Shaw at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information! #RepthatA
Want to sign up for Parent Conferences? Use the Sign-Up link below: https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/Alliance_Middle_School
The ACS website will be updated with a new look beginning tomorrow! Don't worry, all the information will be the same! The website will just look a little different! Check out http://www.alliancecityschools.org/ over the next few days to see the new design! #RepthatA
Spectrum Ch. 1022 and Youtube will be live broadcasting the football game tonight at 7 pm! #RepthatA
THE HANGAR, the Alliance Aviator spirit store, located in the AHS athletic lobby, will be open by appointment by contacting Lisa Scott at 330-206-7594. Lots of New Inventory! Check-Out the HANGAR booth at the varsity football game Friday 9-28 near the covered stands! #RepthatA
Reminders for Parents •Sept. 20 - Red Tails @ 2:30-3:30 p.m. - Rms 710 & 712 •Sept. 28 - AMS Band @ AHS Football •Oct. 4-12 - Media Center Book Fair •Oct. 5 - Grandparents’ Day - 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. •Oct 26 - End of 1st Nine Weeks •Oct. 26 - Fall Picture Retakes •Oct. 26 - Early Dismissal - 12:20 p.m.
The 8th grade band will be performing with the AHS Band at the home game on September 28th.
AMS FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES Alliance Middle School’s and Alliance High School's Family Support Specialist, Melissa French, wants to remind families she is available to help families with referrals to community resources, food, clothing, and other information. With great support from the community, she is currently looking to help families who need hygiene items, socks, and shoes. Please give her a call at 330-829-2254.
FROM THE CLINIC •7th graders - TDAP immunization or appointment card are due IMMEDIATELY to the clinic. •7th graders - Meningococcal immunization or appointment card are due to the clinic.
AMS STUDENTS OF THE MONTH OF AUGUST: Student Must be Safe, Respectful, and Responsible; must show respect to staff and peers; must show readiness; must show good character; must show Aviator Pride; must soar beyond excellence; and be principled. Shout out to the following students: 6th Grade: Brady White, Kennedy Miller, LaRon Nicholson 7th Grade: Kevin Frazier, Kylie Haba 8th Grade: Jordan Schwartz, Gabrielle Hill UA: (6) Jenna Heslop, (7) Seth Dillon, (8) Jainelle Denham-Carter ED/MH: Madison Kidd
Students were reminded today that saving a life is more important than saving a friendship. Always tell an adult if you are worried about someone. #Suicidepreventionday2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37cB2CQt_YA #RepthatA
AMS was recognized last night for placing second in the state in the MakerMinded competition. MakerMinded focuses on STEM (Science, Technology, engineering, math) education with a focus on preparing students for jobs that will be available to them. Great job students and AMS! https://www.osln.org/2018/07/makerminded-winners-announced/?utm_source=salesfusion&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=FY18_osln
Alliance Middle School Parent meeting @ the AMS football field, Monday, June 4th @ 7PM for all AMS 7th and 8th graders planning to play football! Questions can be directed to Coach Unckrich @ 330-206-4396.
Reminder: Parent meeting for upcoming 6th graders tonight at AMS at 5:30pm. #Acspresents
Track Banquet is May 22, 2018 @ 6:00 PM. -Each athlete may bring two adults -Pizza, cookies and drink provided.
Don't miss a thing! Download the Alliance City Schools App for free and quickly check the district's live feed and news stories daily without going to social media! #Acspresents #Amspresents
Check out the news section for the link if you are interested in signing up for the AMS Talent Show this year!
The AMS tracksters continued their successful 2018 season at the Lake Meet of Champions Middle School Invitational on Sat, 4/28. Competing against a very strong field of 17 teams - including the likes of Jackson, Massillon, Glen Oak, North Canton, Perry, Field, Lake, Louisville, Marlington, Cuyahoga Falls, Woodridge, and others - both the Aviator boys' and girls' teams finished in 5th place. Jordan Simms dominated the long jump field, setting a new meet record in winning the event by almost two feet with a personal best leap of 18 feet, 7 inches, a mark which currently ranks 6th in the state. Simms also placed 5th in the 200m (26.04), and anchored the 6th place 4x100m relay team (52.11). Jermaine Lawson shaved over a second off his time in the 110 Hurdles, running a blazing 16.64 to finish 2nd. In the process, he moved into the top 10 in the State. Lawson also ran a leg on the 3rd place 4x200m relay team (1:48.31) Li'Airah Prather, who is ranked in the top 10 in the state in the 100 meters, placed 3rd in 100 meters in 13.29, 4th in the 200m (29.36; 29.09 in prelims), and ran a leg on the 3rd place 4x100m relay team (56.48). Reese Grisez placed 3rd in the 100 Hurdles (17.93; 17.73 in prelims) and 6th in the 200 Hurdles (33.43), while also running a leg on the 3rd place 4x200m relay team (2:01.03). Carva Hancock took 2nd in the 200 Hurdles (29.88) and 4th in the High Jump (4 feet, 10 inches). Rylan Thomas placed 4th in the 100m (12.43; 12.30 in prelims), 5th in the 400m (1:00.24), and was on the 3rd place 4x200m relay (2:01.03). Gage Ford placed 4th in the Long Jump (16 feet, 5 inches) and was on the 6th place 4x100m relay (52.11). La'Kasja Edwards placed 5th in the Discus (73 feet, 5 inches). Emma Huff tied for 4th in the High Jump with a PR jump of 4 feet, 4 inches. Leah Cameron placed 6th in the 200m (30.07; 29.13 in prelims) & 8th in the 100m (14.02; 13.63 in prelims). Other point scorers included: Dymond Oesch, Xnai Hatcher, & Neveah Russell: 3rd place 4x100m relay (56.48). Dymond Oesch, Xnai Hatcher, and Emma Reese: 3rd place 4x200m relay (2:01.03) Nathaniel Woerther & Ovi Jones: 3rd place 4x200m relay & 6th place 4x100m relay (52.11) Other athletes setting personal bests: Maddyn Thompson 800 meters (3:02.56) Rylee Horning 1600 meters (3:04.32) Breanna Dawson Discus (59 feet, 7 inches) The AMS tracksters will be in action again on Monday (4/30) at home in a dual meet against Marlington, and then on Wed., 5/2 will be at Salem for the NBC Championships. Both meets start at 4:30pm.
The athletic department will be hosting free physicals good for the entire 2018-19 school year on May 10th to any interested current 6th-11th grade student. In order to get your physical on this date all paperwork must be submitted electronically by going to alliance-oh.finalforms.com by this Tuesday, May 1st. No paper forms will be accepted. Students without all paperwork submitted by May 1st will still be required to complete the paperwork online and then obtain their own physical. If you have questions or need a copy of the sign-up instructions please call the athletic office at 821-3972.
You have a couple more days to bring in non-perishable food for the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank !!! This is an organization that supplies food for the Alliance Community Pantry which feeds many in the community. Bring your food to any ACS building by April 26.
The Early Childhood Education Alliance does much to help young children in the Alliance area be prepared for kindergarten. Here is an opportunity to have some fun, buy some student art, and support ECEA in their efforts for our students. https://www.alliancecityschools.org/article/46826
Looks like wings for dinner this weekend: Saturday you can eat at Buffalo Wild Wings to support the Music Department. Sunday you can see Parkway staff and students shave their heads after reaching their fund raising goal for St. Baldrick's Foundation. Donate here: https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/parkwayelementary
If you missed the show today, it's ok. There are performances of Willy Wonka the musical throughout the weekend. Purchase your tickets here: https://singingaviators.ludus.com
Elementary students just got done watching the first performance of Willy Wonka the Musical! It was full of magic and talent of students in preschool through 12th grade!
Here is a list of AMS student-athletes who have set personal records (PRs) during the past week. Congrats to all, and keep working hard to improve! #Amspresents #Acspresents Andrew Zornes 4x100 Relay (50.31), 100 Meters (13.45), 4x200 Relay (1:46.9) Bella Guappone 200 Hurdles (35.5) Bridgette Runion Discus (59-9) Caden Nicholson 110 Hurdles (21.3), 200 Hurdles (35.56) Camden Nicholson 200 Meters (28.72) Carva Hancock 110 Hurdles (19.0), 4x100 Relay (50.31), High Jump (5-0) Celebrity Brown 100 Hurdles (21.4) Dymond Oesch 4x100 Relay (54.72), Long Jump (14-3) Emma Huff High Jump (4-0) Emma Reese 100 Meters (14.14), 4x200 Relay (1:59.46), 200 Meters (30.5) Gabby Hill High Jump (3-8), 400 Meters (1:30) Gage Ford 100 Meters (13.3), 4x100 Relay (50.31), Long Jump (16-8) Gracie Weaver 400 Meters (1:16.0) Jacob Butcher 1600 Meters (5:29.74), 800 Meters (2:34.9), 4x400 Relay (4:29.5) Jenna Scott 100 Meters (15.4) Jermaine Lawson 110 Hurdles (18.47), 4x200 Relay (1:46.9), 200 Hurdles (30.42) Jordan Simms 4x100 Relay (50.31), Long Jump (17-10), 200 Meters (26.09) Kayden Davis 4x200 Relay (1:46.9), Shot Put (27-11), High Jump (5-0) Leah Cameron 100 Meters (13.9), 400 Meters (1:06.0) Legacy Dubose 100 Hurdles (20.7) La'Kasja Edwards Shot Put (30-3) Discus (75-4) LeTrey Porter 400 meters (1:03.1) Li'Airah Prather 100 Meters (13.4), 4x100 Relay (54.72), 200 Meters (29.1), Long Jump (12-3) Mack Heslop 400 Meters (1:13.0) Maddyn Thompson 1600 Meters (6:52.1), 800 Meters (3:03.0) Mianna Ford 200 Meters (32.4), Shot Put (23-3) Nathaniel Woerther 100 Meters (13.5), 4x200 meters (1:50.81) Neveah Russell 100 Meters (14.35), 4x100 Relay (54.72), 4x200 Relay (1:59.46) Ovi Jones 100 Meters (13.1), 200 Meters (27.3), High Jump (5-0) Ramsey Reith 1600 Meters (5:43.1), 800 Meters (2:39.0), 4x400 Relay (4:29.5) Reese Grisez 4x200 Relay (1:59.46), 200 Hurdles (33.37) Richard Kelly 800 Meters (2:43.0), 4x400 Relay (4:29.5) Rustina Torrez Long Jump (10-1) Rylan Thomas 400 Meters (58.36), 4x200 Relay (1:46.9), High Jump (5-1) Rylee Horning 1600 Meters (6:49.0), 800 Meters (3:05.92) Tomas Simmons 800 Meters (2:34.0), 4x400 Relay (4:29.5) Tyion Miles 400 Meters (1:08.0) Valencia Davis 4x200 Relay (1:59.46) Xnai Hatcher 4x100 Relay (54.72) Zhaniyah Wood 100 Hurdles (20.4), 200 Meters (32.19)
Do you know a kid that could use a birthday party? The YMCA is hosting the party of all parties for kids of any age. RSVP by April 26. Call the YMCA at 330-823-1930 for more info. #Acspresents
It's not too early to start thinking about the vaccinations your student will need to start school in the fall! Here is a link to the TDap immunization information for all students entering 7th grade in the 2018-2019 school year. https://www.alliancecityschools.org/tdap-vaccine
8th Grade Promotion is just around the corner. We would like to show just how much you have grown as students and individuals throughout the past 8 years. So, if you would like to participate, please share a picture of yourself from kindergarten or elementary school. Ways to share your picture: Email to: email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org OR Bring a copy of your photo that we can scan with your name on the back so it can be returned to you. ***We would like to have all pictures no later than May 18th.*** Note: If you share a picture that has multiple people in it, permission will have to be gained from all people in the photo before it can be used in the slideshow.
The athletic department will be hosting free physicals good for the 2018-19 school year on May 10th to any interested current 6th-11th grade student. In order to get your physical on this date all paperwork must be submitted electronically by going to https://alliance-oh.finalforms.com/ by May 1st. No paper forms will be accepted. If you have questions or need a copy of the sign-up instructions please call the athletic office at 821-3972.
Great job to all the students who competed in the Math Tournament over the weekend! 1st Row: Cade Blatt, Shaylie Miller, Caden Vernon, Andrew Chunat, Rylan Thomas, Jordan Schwartz, Seth Dillon, Sam Gress, McKaela Schoolcraft 2nd Row:Kaitlyn Bondoni,Caden Monk, Kevin Frazier, Kaia Canavan, Lydia Clair, Jenna Heslop, Avery Horning, Apollo Prince, Athena Friend,Thayer Fontana,Ian Sherer, Richard Kelly 3rd Row: Julia Aldea, Gabby Hill,Gracie Weaver, Elizabeth Recchuiti, Kylie Habba, Jillian Lohnes, Anna Eversdyke, Caroline Reich, Brenden Zurbrugg, Luciano Maldonado 4th Row: LaRon Nicholson, Lawrence Lin, Cylus Ford, Rylee Horning, Neveah Russell, Lily Walker, Mackenzie Heslop, Jayson Reed Trophies: From Left to Right Andrew Chunat 1st place in 5th Grade Mental Computation Rylan Thomas 2nd place in 7th Grade Algebra Jordan Schwartz 2nd place in Advanced Algebra Seth Dillon 1st place in 6th Grade Algebra Sam Gress 1st place in 6th Grade Mental Computation and McKaela Schoolcraft- 1st place in 5th Grade Geometry and Measurement
Want to order an AMS yearbook? Click the link below. http://shop.balfour.com/smi56287/catalog/category/view/s/yearbook-and-accessories/id/312795/
Mar. 02 Early Dismissal @ 12:20 Mar. 09 Student-Faculty Basketball Game Mar. 27 Spring Pictures Mar. 22 Track Pictures Mar. 29, 30 Spring Break April 2 Spring Break
Jordan Schwartz will be representing Alliance Middle School at the State Competition for MATHCOUNTS. The competition is on Sat., March 10th at Columbus State Community College. Best of Luck Jordan!
Five students from AMS participated in the OMEA District 8 Honor Band on Saturday, February 17 and Saturday, February 24. Students rehearsed at The University of Mount Union and Alliance High School, with a culminating concert in the AHS auditorium. Professional musicians and conductors from across Ohio worked with students throughout both days, providing techniques and guidance on every instrument. Congratulations to Patrick Burse (percussion), Thomas Butt (trombone), Jacob Collins (trumpet), Brooke McDermitt (clarinet), and Jordan Schwartz (alto saxophone) on a job well done!
Track pictures will be on Thursday, March 22nd at 2:30 in the gym.
Feb. 13 thru Feb. 20 Dental Sealant Program (6th Grade - Recheck 7th Grade) Feb. 13 City Spelling Bee 6:00 pm Feb. 19 No School - Presidents’ Day Feb. 21-Feb 28 - ACS District Art Show (Reception 2/23 @ 5-6 pm) (Awards 5:30 pm) @ UMU Sally Otto Art Gallery Mar. 02 Early Dismissal @ 12:20 Mar. 03 Countywide Mathcounts Competition @ Massillon Washington HS
6th graders who have returned their registration cards for the (no cost) Dental Sealant Program will be seen beginning Feb. 13th thru Feb. 20th. 7th graders who participated last year will have rechecks.
2/17 7/8th Wrestling @ NBC Tourn (West Branch) 10:00AM
2/15 Come support our wrestling team @ Marlington @ 5:30 p.m.
The Spelling Bee has been rescheduled for February 13.
The seventh grade boys basketball championship game at Louisville tonight has also been canceled and rescheduled for tomorrow night (February 8th) at 5 PM at Louisville middle school.
1/10 7th/8th Boys Basketball @ Salem 5pm/6pm 7th/8th Girls Basketball vs Salem 5pm/6pm
Tuesday 1/9 Please join us tonight for the Geography Bee at AMS at 6:00 p.m.
Due to the dangerously cold temperatures anticipated for tomorrow, Alliance City Schools will not be in session on Friday, January 5, 2018.
Saturday 1/6 7th/8th Wrestling @Green MS/HS
The following games have been cancelled for tonight: 1/4/18 7th/8th Boys Basketball vs Salem 5pm/6pm 7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Salem 5pm/6pm
Thursday 1/4 7th/8th Boys Basketball vs Salem 5pm/6pm 7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Salem 5pm/6pm 7th/8th Wrestling @ Canton South 5:30pm
Wednesday 1/3 7th/8th Boys Basketball vs Canton South 5pm/6pm 7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Canton South 5pm/6pm
Thursday 12/21 7th/8th Wrestling vs Louisville @ AHS 5:30pm
Wednesday 12/20 7th/8th Boys Bball vs West Branch 5pm 7th/8th Girls Bball @ West Branch 5pm 7th/8th Wrestling vs W. Branch @ AHS 5:30pm
Monday- 12/18 7th/8th Boys Bball @ Carrollton 5pm, 7th/8th Girls Bball vs Carrollton 5pm
Alliance City Schools are closed today, December 14, due to inclement weather.
Please join us for Winter Art's Night tonight from 6-8:30 p.m. All arts will be showcased this evening. Come see our amazing student's at work.
AMS Christmas Store: Open staring 12/11- 12/15 Monday-Friday 8am-2:15pm-6th grade Hallway
Friday 12/15 MS Night @ AHS Basketball vs Salem
12/14 7th/8th Boys Basketball vs Massillon 5pm/6pm; 7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Massillon 5pm/6pm
12/13 7th/8th Boys Basketball vs Marlington 5pm/6pm; 7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Marlington 5pm/6pm
Winter Arts Night: Tuesday 12/12 6- 8:30 p.m.
Monday 12/11 7th/8th Boys Basketball @ Louisville 5pm/6pm; 7th/8th Girls Basketball vs Louisville 5pm/6pm
Outside of the office is our lost and found table. We have many items that have been found. Stop by to claim them, as they will be sent to the Goodwill after Monday Dec. 11th.
12/4 7th/8th Boys Basketball @ Minerva 5:00 p.m.; 7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Home 5:00 p.m.
Dec. 06: 7th Grade @ A Christmas Carol Dec. 07: Girls Code Day 2017 @ Univ. of Akron Dec. 07: 6-8 p.m. Navigators Father-Son Night Dec. 11-15: AMS Christmas Store for AMS Students Dec. 12: 6-8:30 p.m. Winter Arts Night (Band, Choir, Orch, Art) Dec. 15 - AMS Night @ AHS Basketball Game Dec. 21 - Jan. 02: Winter Break
La’Kesha Blake, Maddyson Lineberger, Morgan Patterson,Kaitlyn Bondoni, Kassidy Jordan, Camden Nicholson, Patrick Burse, Jane Cook,Jacob Collins, Mack Heslop, Jayda Patrick The focus for October was students who are open-minded. Congrats!
Nov. 10: Veterans Day Program, 8-9 a.m. -Nov. 22-24: Thanksgiving Break -Dec. 06: 7th Grade @ A Christmas Carol -Dec. 12: 6-8:30 p.m. Winter Arts Night -Dec. 21 - Jan. 02: Winter Break
The Family Support Specialists in our district are looking for new or clean coat donations. Donations can be dropped off to any Alliance School. Any questions or if you want to help, please call one of these schools and ask to speak with the FSS.
Our next date for conferences will be Thursday, Nov. 16, from 3 to 6 p.m. Parents are asked to contact the school at 330-829-2254 to schedule a date and time to meet with your child’s teachers.
6th grade Humanities students took a mock flight aboard Aviator Airlines to Ancient Egypt to kick off a unit about ancient civilizations. The flight was complete with boarding passes, inflight movie, and a snack for first class passengers.
Alliance Middle School is having a fundraiser at McDonald’s on E State Street November 16 from 5-8 pm. This event will raise money for student incentives for positive behavior.
A winter coat giveaway for students will take place at the Alliance Community Center on Nov. 16 from 4-6 p.m. Donations of new or gently used coats can be dropped off at any ACS building by Nov. 15.
Link to Video for AMS Activity Day for the 1st 9 Weeks. https://animoto.com/play/cmCxitEZocIhyqy71zbxrw
Nov. 3: Activity Day Nov. 7: No School for Students Nov. 10: Veterans Day Program, 8:00-9:00 a.m. Nov. 22-24: Thanksgiving Break
Friday Nov. 10, 2017 will be the Alliance Middle School's annual Veterans Day Assembly. Mr. Frank Burns and Mr. Charles Gross will be the guest speakers at this year’s assembly. All are welcome!
Conferences will be Thursday, Nov. 16, from 3 to 6 p.m. Parents are asked to contact the school at 330-829-2254 to schedule a date and time to meet with your child’s teachers.
Reminders for Parents Oct. 12 - Parent-Teacher Conferences 4-7 pm Oct. 13 - Harvest Dance 6 - 8 pm Oct. 27 - Make-up Pictures Oct. 27 - Early Dismissal @ 12:20 pm Oct. 27 - End of the First Nine Weeks
The tenth annual Strings Spooktacular, a spooky orchestra concert, will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the AHS Auditorium. Eighth grade and high school orchestra members will be performing a variety of creepy selections (while wearing costumes, of course!). Please join us - if you dare! Admission to this concert is free, but all souls are invited to bring a canned food item to support the National Honor Society annual canned food drive.
AMS will celebrate Red Ribbon Week Oct 23-31 2017. Mon. -Peace out to Drugs - Wear tie-dye clothes or peace signs. Tues: Living Drug FREE is NO Sweat - Wear your sweats! Wed:Wear Red to Say YES to a Healthy Heart and Body”. Thurs: Team Up Against Drugs - Wear any team shirt or jersey! Fri-Spirit Day - Show your Aviator pride!
A Harvest Dance, sponsored by Student Senate, will be held on Friday, October 13 from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $3 if purchased ahead of time and $4 at the door.
Conferences are tonight, Thurs., Oct. 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. Contact the school to schedule a date and time to meet with your child’s teachers. Our next conferences will be Nov. 16 from 3 to 6 p.m.
Thanks to all the Grandparents who came out this morning to be with us at AMS! We appreciate the roll you play in your grandchildren's lives!
Fall Harvest Dance at AMS is on Friday Oct. 13th from 6-8 p.m. Hope to see you there!
Parent Teacher Conferences are Thursday, October 12th from 4-7p.m. Contact the office for more information.
Reminder- Friday, Oct. 6th is Grandparent's Day at AMS!! Hope to see all Grandparents here for a wonderful time.
Monday starts off our Bullying Prevention Week. Mon.- Mix and Match Day; Tues.- Twins Day; Wed. -Dress for Success Day; Thurs.-Team Gear Day; Fri.-Aviator Pride Day.
Want to watch AMS Announcements each day? Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcLNASvVcqqxR42FsDW75Xg
ACS families please call the school office if you would like to sign up for the Thanksgiving Harvest Meal program. This ensures the delivery of a free, hot meal to your home on Thanksgiving Day
October Events: 5th-13th Book Fair; 6th Grandparents’ Day; 9th No School; 12th Conferences 4-7 pm; 13th Harvest Dance 6-8pm; 27 Make-up Pictures; 27th Early Dismissal & End of the 1st 9 Weeks
AMS Media Center will sponsor a Book Fair from Oct. 5-13th. The Book Fair will be open from 7:15am- 2:30 pm every day. It will be open all during Grandparent's Day also.
AMS Conferences are Thursday, October 12th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Notices are being sent home with students and parents are asked to contact the school at 330-829-2254 to schedule a time.
Interims will be sent home with all middle school students on Thursday, September 28th.
Grandparent's Day will be at AMS on Oct. 6th. Please watch for more info to come home about it!
Today we will be sending important information home in a magazine with your students about Opioid and Heroin Awareness in our community. Please be on the lookout for this magazine today.
Please vote beginning Sept. 24th for Alliance City Schools to receive free paper for a year! http://onemillionsheets.com/
AMS Upcoming Sporting Events: 9/11 Volleyball, 9/12 7th Football, 9/13 8th Football & 7th/8th Volleyball, 9/14 Golf, 9/16 CC Invitational & Golf Tourney
AMS Athletics this week: 9/5 Golf @ Carrollton, 9/6 Football & Volleyball @ Marlington, 9/7 Golf @ Minerva, 9/9 CC @ Wooster. Go Aviators!!
No school for students 9/1/17
Sporting events this week- Come support your AMS Aviators. Football 8/29 & 8/30, Volleyball- 8/30, CC 9/2
The AMS football practice for Monday 8/21 has been cancelled due to the solar eclipse and open house. This will allow players to stay at home under parent supervision during the eclipse and let them get ready for the open house that begins at 6:00. Thank you, Coach McGeehen
Please plan to attend the AMS Open House Monday, Aug. 21st. 5-6p.m. for 6th grade and 6-7 p.m. for 7th & 8th grade. Hope to see you there!
Alliance Middle School 6th grade boys soccer sign ups have been extended to 8/24. If you have an interested player please contact Coach Eric Eichner at 330-428-4554 or email: email@example.com
The 2017-18 Aviator Sports Boosters Kick-off will be Monday, August 7th at 7PM featuring an Aviator Sports Rally on the Glamorgan Castle Lawn. In the case of inclement weather, it will be moved to the AHS Gym. The event will feature the AHS marching band, AHS & AMS cheerleaders and all AHS and AMS fall teams and coaches. The HANGAR will offer a special kick-off discount coupon. The HANGAR will be open from 5:30-7PM so you can purchase your Aviator gear. The AHS ticket office will be open from 5:30-7PM, and Aviator Sports Booster memberships will be available from 5:30-6:30PM in the AHS Lobby and from 6:30PM-thru the conclusion of the rally on the Castle Lawn.
August 21st, 2017 will be Open House for AMS. 5-6 p.m. for 6th grade and 6-7 p.m. for 7th and 8th grade.
Supply Lists for the 17-18 school year have been posted in the NEWS section on the website.
Summer Athletic Info is posted by sport in the News Section on our website!
AMS has many lost and found items. If you misplaced something, items will be available until June 12th. Feel free to stop by the office if you are looking for a lost item.
•5/23/17 7th @ North Canton Skating •5/25/17 8th @ Cedar Point •5/25/17 6th Awards @ Gym 8:15 am; 7th Awards @ Cafe 8:15 am •5/26/17 8th Promotion @ AMS Gym 8:30 am; 6th @ Robertson’s Youth Center
Congrats to Matthew Eversdyke & Julia Schwartz who wrote about the importance of voting in the Elks Americanism Contest. Matthew placed 2nd & Julia’s essay placed 1st at the district & state level & finished in 3rd place at the nationals.
Congratulations goes to Kylie Davis for winning the OHSAA Middle School State Championship in the shot put with a throw of 41.9.
•5/23 7th@ N. Canton Skating •5/24 8th Promotion PRACTICE •5/25 8th@ Cedar Point, 6th Awards @ Gym 7th Awards @ Cafe 8:15 am•5/26 8th Promotion Gym 8:30 am, 6th @ Robertson’s Youth Center
•5/18/17 6th Grade @ Sluggers ‘N Putters •5/18/17 Spring Sports Banquet 5:00 pm •5/19/17 All School Cookout during Lunch Periods •5/19/17 Talent Show 12:45-2:00 pm
•5/11/17 Ams Spring Arts Night 6:00-8:30 pm •5/12/17 Exceptional Olympics @ Perry HS •5/14/17 thru 5/17/17 8th Grade Washington DC Honors Trip
The AMS Media Center is sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair, “Buy One Get One Free”, during the week of May 8th- 12th. The Book Fair will be open during Spring Arts Night on May 11th from 6-8:30 pm.
Mrs. Priest's class completed a Dream Vacation Project. They went all over the world & budgeted a vacation. They are now working on a Career Project researching careers & used %'s to create budgets.
AMS Spring Sports Awards will be held on May 18th at 6:00 pm.
AHS Boy’s Soccer Meeting Any boy who will be attending Alliance High School next fall and is interested in playing soccer should attend a meeting being held this Sunday May 7th at 6:00 PM at the locker room at Rockhill Field. This meeting is for boys currently attending the high school as well as eighth grade boys planning on playing soccer at the high school this fall. Information regarding summer soccer and physicals will be distributed. Both players and their parents are encouraged to attend. Questions regarding the meeting or boy’s soccer at the high school can be directed to AHS Head Coach Jim Brunie at 330-704-7002.
The NBC Middle School Track Meet has been moved to Salem due to excessive rain and parking.
•5/26/17 6th Grade @ Robertson’s Youth Center •5/26/17 Last Student Day •5/30/17 Last Staff Day
•5/19/17 Talent Show 12:45-2:00 pm •5/23/17 7th Grade @ North Canton Skating •5/24/17 8th Grade Promotion PRACTICE •5/25/17 8th Grade @ Cedar Point
•5/09/17 Top 10% Banquet 6:00-7:30 pm •5/11/17 Ams Spring Arts Night 6:00-8:30 pm •5/12/17 Exceptional Olympics @ Perry HS •5/14/17 thru 5/17/17 8th Grade Washington DC Honors Trip
The 7th graders ... Please remember to get your permission slip and money in for the end-of-year field trip to the North Canton Skate and Entertainment Center.
May 8th Book Fair- buy one get one free!! Sponsored by the AMS Media cebter. Open during arts night.
May 11th is Spring Arts Night! 6-8:30 pm
2 AMS Track records have been set this season. Kylie Davis 38 feet in shot put. Julia Schwartz 2:48 in the 800. Congrats!!
Our 25 and Above Club has been soaring. Now included in the club, as earning more Recognized moments of above and beyond expectations are the following students: Jaden, Chelsea, Joey,& Trystan.
•5/12/17 Exceptional Olympics @ Perry HS •5/18/17 Spring Sports Banquet 5:00 pm •5/19/17 Talent Show 12:45-2:00 pm
•4/26/17 Navigators Family Dinner 2:30-4:45 pm •5/02/17 In Service - No School for Students •5/09/17 Top 10% Banquet 6:00-7:30 pm •5/11/17 Ams Spring Arts Night 6:00-8:30 pm
The AMS Media Center is having a Scholastic Book Fair, “Buy One Get One Free”, during the week of May 8th to 12th. The Book Fair will be open during Spring Arts Night on May 11th from 6-8:30 pm.
7th Grade: look for permission slips coming home next week regarding our end-of-year field trip to the North Canton Skate and Entertainment Center.
AMS Navigators Family Dinner will be held on April 26th during regular Navigators hours 2:30 to 4:45 pm.
•4/20/17 Interims Sent Home ª4/24/17 - 4/28/17 Math Testing •5/02/17 In Service - No School for Students
There is NO Mark Wood concert this year. Information printed previously was in error. We are sorry for any confusion or inconvenience.
Directions for Beaver Local Track meet today The track is at the old Beaver Local HS right across the street from the new High School. Address: 13187 State Route 7 Lisbon, Ohio 44432
Good Friday No School •4/17 - 4/21 Science Testing •4/20 Interims Home •4/24 - 4/28 Math Testing •4/25 Mark Wood Performance w/ACS Orchestras @ AHS
Just a reminder that tonight's track meet is @ West Branch 4:30 p.m. This is a change from the original schedule.
Alliance Middle School 7th grade wrestler Jahkai Martin competed in the 245lb weight class at the OAC State Championship. He finished 3-2 and was 21-8 in his first season of wrestling. Congrats!
AMS wrestler Mallory Chunat was crowned State Champion in the OH-WAY girls 12 & under division held in Marion, Ohio this past Saturday. She had 4 pins over past state placers. Congrats!
•3/20/17 thru 3/24/17 Book Fair @ AMS Media Center •3/23/17 5-7 6th Grade Reading Fair @ AMS •3/24/17 3rd 9 Weeks Report Cards Issued •3/27/17 thru 3/31/17 Spring Break •4/06/17 Spring Pictures
Members of the 7th and 8th grade bands, choirs, and orchestras are preparing to perform at Solo and Ensemble, which will take place at Alliance High School on Saturday, April 8.
The AMS academic challenge team defeated Minerva Middle School in three rounds in their most recent match. This is the 8th win for the team making their season record 8-2.
The sixth grade Reading Fair has finally arrived March 23rd from 5-7 pm.!!
AMS Track Practice will be held at AMS after school until 3:45 today!
The 6th grade reading fair has been cancelled and is rescheduled for next Thursday March 23rd at 5-7 pm
Due to the inclement weather, Alliance City Schools will be closed Today, Wednesday March 15th, 2017. Alliance Career Center Adult Education day and evening classes are in session.
AMS Track today has been cancelled due to the weather.
•3/15/17 6th Grade Reading Fair @ 5-7 pm •3/17/17 Early Dismiss @ 12:20 pm/end of 3rd 9 wks •3/20-3/24 Book Fair•3/24/17 3rd 9 Weeks Report Cards Issued•3/27- 3/31 Spring Break
Members of the 7th and 8th grade bands, choirs, and orchestras are preparing to perform at Solo and Ensemble, which will take place at Alliance High School on Saturday, April 8.
The AMS academic challenge team defeated Lehman Middle School in three rounds in their most recent match. Their record is now 7-2. Great Job!
7th Grade Reading Fair is Wednesday, March 15 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. Hope to see you there!
•3/10/17 Gr 7 Medieval Faire - 12:30-2:00 pm •3/11/17 District Science Fair @ UMU •3/17/17 Early Dismissal @ 12:20 pm •3/17/17 End of 3rd 9 Weeks
•3/20/17 thru 3/24/17 Book Fair @ AMS Media Center •3/24/17 3rd 9 Weeks Report Cards Issued •3/27/17 thru 3/31/17 Spring Break
The final session of Navigators began Monday, March 6th and will run through Thursday, April 27th. Please call Mrs. Poyser at 330-829-2254, Ext. 1850, if you have any questions.
Middle School track practice began March 1st. Practices will be held at AHS from 2:30-4:15. 7th and 8th grade girls and boys are still welcome to come out for the team.
The AMS academic challenge team defeated Marlington in 3 rounds in their most recent match. The scores were as follows: Round 1 13-11, Round 2 14-5, and Round 3 11-4. Their record is 6-2.
3/3/17 Early Dismissal @ 12:20 pm•3/4/17 Math Tournament @ Massillon HS 7:30 am - 2:30 pm•3/10/17 Gr 7 Medieval Faire•3/11/17 District Science Fair•3/17/17 Early Dismissal @ 12:20 pm
The AMS students will have conditioning on Wed March 1st from 2:45 till 4:15. On Thurs. March 2nd there will be conditioning from 2:45 till 4:15 with a parent meeting to follow.
The AMS academic challenge team defeated Crenshaw Middle School in three rounds in their most recent match. This is the 5th win for the team making their season record 5-1.
Students of the month for January were: Elizabeth Zeigler, Kayleana Rogers, Xiyonne McCullough, Samantha Martin, Olivia Chiporo, Thomas Butt, Walter Kelly, Alexia Gibson, Derek Midcap
Academic Challenge Team Members: Julia S. Meghan F. Matthew E. Anthony Z. Lizzy D. Kevin Z. Caroline D. Patrick B. Rylee H. Jordan S. Gracie W. Gabby H. & Thayer F.
2/23/17 @ 6:00 PM / Winter Sports Awards •2/24/17 @ 9 AM -1PM / Crusaders @ Hartville Flea Mkt •2/24/17 @ 1-2PM / Student/Faculty Basketball Game
The AMS academic challenge team defeated Hartford STEAM Academy in their latest match. Scores for each round were as follows: R1 17-2, R2 13,0, R3 15-2. This win brings the teams record to 4-1.
•2/16/17 3rd 9 Weeks Interims Distributed •2/20/16 President’s Day - No School ª2/23/17 @ 6:00 PM / Winter Sports Awards
The AMS academic challenge team defeated Green Middle School in three rounds in their most recent match. This is the 3rd win for the team making their season record 3-1.
•2/10/17 Science Alliance @ AHS •2/10/17 6:30 - 8:00 PM Navigators Valentine’s Dance •2/16/17 3rd 9 Weeks Interims Home •2/20/16 President’s Day - No School ª2/23/17 @ 6:00 PM Winter Sports Awards
Alliance Middle School's Academic Challenge Team defeated Oakwood Middle School 3-0 by scores of 9-8, 13-6, 15-8 in its second match of the season.
Alliance Middle School's Academic Challenge Team defeated Louisville 3-0 by scores of 10-9, 12-3, 13-6 in its first match of the season.
Congratulations to Julia Schwartz for winning the AMS Spelling Bee last night! Patrick Burse came in 2nd place. Great job to all who participated!
Students in Medical Detectives learned about vital signs this week. They used probes to take their temperatures, use monitors to measure their blood pressure and learn to take their own pulse.
•2/10/17 Science Alliance @ AHS •2/10/17 @ 6:30 - 8:00 PM / Navigators Valentine’s Dance •2/16/17 3rd 9 Weeks Interims Distributed
This Friday, February 3rd, students will have early dismissal at 12:20 pm
Three 7th graders and three 8th graders qualified for the Power of the Pen Regionals. 7th: Alyssa Risley, Olivia Knipp, Meah Minor 8th: McKenzie Schoolcraft, Julia Schwartz, Riley Tucker
Due to the inclement weather January 10th, the Geography Bee will be held this Thursday, January 19th at 6:00 pm at Alliance Middle School.
Students will bring report cards home on Friday, January 20th.
6th grade students are reminded to return their registration cards to participate in the (no cost) Dental Sealant Program.
•1/31/17 thru 2/03/17 Dental Sealant Program @ AMS •2/01/17 @ 6:30 PM / AMS Spelling Bee •2/01/17 @ 4-7PM / 8th Grade Scheduling @ AHS •2/01/17 Candid Pictures will be taken throughout the day @ AMS
AMS Geo Bee has been canceled and is rescheduled for next Thursday January 19th at 6:00 p.m.
Tonight's Geography Bee has been canceled and is rescheduled for next Thursday January 19th at 6:00 p.m.
Due to current and predicted inclement weather, Alliance City Schools will be closed Today, Tuesday January 10th 2017. Alliance Career Center Adult Education day and evening classes are in session.
•1/13/17 / No School for Students •1/16/17 / Martin Luther King Day - No School •End of 2nd 9 weeks •2/01/17 @ 6:30 PM / AMS Spelling Bee •2/01/17 @ 4-7PM / 8th Grade Scheduling
7TH GRADE SCIENCE Have you noticed your lemons, pickles, and potatoes missing this week? 7th Graders in Mr. Miller and Mrs. Colicchio's rooms are making homemade batteries out of household items.
The high school counselors will be coming to the Middle School on Monday January 30 to meet with our 8th graders to be ready for scheduling to take place at Alliance High School on February 1st!
Academic challenge will kick off the season with an away match facing Marlington on Tuesday, January 10. Good Luck!
Congratulations to 8th Grader, Riley Tucker, who took second place over all of the 8th grade students at the Power of the Pen competition. Congratulations to all of AMS' writers!
AMS completed their annual food drive with great success. All the food will be donated to Alliance Community Food Pantry. Winner was Mrs. Zav's class. Thanks to all who donated.
•11/23/16 No School for Students •11/24/16 thru 11/25/16 Thanksgiving Break
11/17/16 3:00-6:00 PM Parent-Teacher Conferences Please call 330-829-2254 to schedule a conference with your child’s teacher(s) if you did not receive an Invitation for a specific time.
Next week is bullying prevention week Mon- PJ Day, Tues- Super Heroes, Wed- Farmers Day, Thurs- 80's Day, Fri- Aviator Pride Day. Be sure to dress accordingly to support this cause!
Veteran's Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 11th 8-9 A.M.
Parent Teacher Conferences are Wednesday, Nov 9th from 4-7 p.m. Please call the office if you need more information.
Reminder: No School for students on Tuesday 11/8
Mr. McGeehen's rap performed by Mrs. Michael's choir students. Check it out!! https://youtu.be/Famk1zut_M4
Red Ribbon Week: Begins Oct 24th Thurs: Team Up Against Drugs - wear team jersey Fri: Spirit Day - Aviator gear
Red Ribbon Week Starts Oct 24th Mon: Sock it to drugs: crazy socks Tues: Living Drug Free NO Sweat - wear sweats Wed: Wear Red for a Healthy Heart & Body
AMS with the help of the 7th grade Red Tails, will be collecting food and hygiene items starting Nov. 2nd. in conjunction with the Stark County Hunger Task Force. Questions: See Mrs. French
The ninth annual Strings Spooktacular, a spooky orchestra concert, will take place Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:00pm in the AHS Auditorium. Hope to see you there!
Alliance Middle School phones are now working.
Currently, the phones at are down at Alliance Middle School and are expected to be back up with in the next 20 minutes. In the meantime, please call 330 821 2100 for assistance.
October 27: Strings Spooktakular at AHS, 7 p.m. 7th graders – TDAP and Meningococcal immunization or appointment cards are due IMMEDIATELY to the school nurse.
Students in design and modeling are partaking in their ankle and foot orthosis design for a student with cerebral palsy. Students will present their solutions to the class. The prototypes will be on display in the showcase outside of the library for Grandparents' day.
The school book fair will be held in the library starting Tuesday, October 4th. Be sure to stop by and see what's new!
Interims were sent home with students on Thurs., Sept. 22nd. You can check grades online anytime with Home Access Center. Info is the same as last year. If you need your password, contact the school.
Reminder that Grandparent's Day will be Oct. 7th from 7:30- 9:30 A.M. We look forward to seeing you!
Good Luck to our 8th grade football team tonight who plays at West Branch! Good Luck to our volleyball players who take on Louisville tonight at home!
The 8th Grade Band students will be performing tonight at the AHS Varsity Football Game against Canton South. They will perform along side the Aviator Marching Band for their Pre-game and Half-time shows. Come out give them so extra love tonight as they perform "What is Love?". Good Luck AMS 8th Grade Band students!
•Sept. 23rd - Early Dismissal - 12:20 pm •Oct.7th - Grandparents’ Day •Oct. 27th @ 7pm - Strings Spooktakular @ AHS •7th graders - TDAP immunization & Meningococcal immunization are due IMMEDIATELY.
All school forms were due to AMS by September 16th. Be sure to complete them and send them in with your student(s) immediately, if you haven’t done so yet.
AMS Media Center will host a Scholastic Book Fair 10/4 - 10/10. Grandparents will have the opportunity to shop with your grandchild on October 7th. Watch for a book fair flier coming soon!
The 6th grade choir students celebrated Constitution Day by learning a Constitution Rap to help remind us about facts related to the constitution! Ask a 6th grade choir member to perform it for you!
Representing Mrs. Cody's middle school class as Star Student of the Week is Joey White. Joey tries his best on a daily basis. He also helps his friends by doing kind things for them. Way to go Joey!!
All school forms are due to AMS by Friday, September 16th. Be sure to complete them and send them in. All computer forms must be turned in for your child to get their Chromebook!
Picture Day is Monday, September 12th for all students at AMS. Wear your favorite shirt and bring your smile!
The ninth annual Strings Spooktacular will take place Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:00pm in the AHS Auditorium. See the news section for more information.
Support Our Sports: 7/8th golf vs Marlington @ 4
Support Our Sports: AMS golf vs Marlington at 4 7th volleyball vs Minerva at 5 8th volleyball vs Minerva at 6
The Alliance City Health Department provides immunizations to the following VFC eligible children: -Children who do not have any form of health insurance -Children who have one of the Medicaid Insurances: CareSource, Buckeye, United Healthcare Community, Molina or Paramount -Children who are Under-Insured (parent must provide insurance documentation of under –insured status) Cost is $20 per immunization; sliding fee scale is available. Shots are free with an eligible Medicaid card (see list above). Parents must bring insurance card and shot record to the appointment. Child must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian. No child who is VFC eligible will be turned away due to inability to pay. All Immunization clinics are by appointment only. Please call 330-821-7373 X 20. Monday 1pm-3:45pm Tuesday 1pm-3:45pm; late clinics are held the First and Third Tuesdays of each month 2pm-5:30pm Thursday 1pm-3:45pm (at least up through September and possibly October if needed) Friday 8:45am-10-45am
Support Our Sports: 7/8th golf against Minerva @ 4 7th volleyball away at Faircrest @ 5 8th volleyball at Faircrest MS @ 6
Support Our Sports: Good luck to all athletes competing today. Go Aviators! The 7th/8th grade golf team will be home against West Branch at 4:00.
The 2016-2017 school year starts tomorrow! We can't wait to see everyone in the morning.
AMS will have their open house tonight. 6th grade will be from 3:30-5. 7th and 8th will be from 4-5. We hope to see you there.
Parents: don't forget to take advantage of the Ohio sales tax holiday for school supplies and clothes. Aug 5, 6, and 7!
Athletic Forms: Alliance City School students in grades 7-12, who plan on participating in any sports for the 2016-17 school year, MUST have a current physical and insurance packet on file. These forms can be turned in to their coach or the athletic office. Fall sport athletes must have these turned in no later than August 1st. Please be sure to take the current 2016-17 physical form with you to your doctor's appointment. This form and the insurance packet can be downloaded from the high school website or found outside the high school ticket office or the middle school office. For questions regarding this information, please contact the high school athletic office at 330-821-3972. http://alliance.ss5.sharpschool.com/district/athletics/athletic_forms/
'16-'17 Supply Lists are now posted in the news section!
There will be a Meet & Greet for the new Alliance girls basketball coach 6/2 at 5PM.M at AHS in Room A. Alliance girls basketball players in grades 7 thru 12 and their parents are invited.
Volleyball Open Gym: 7-12th grade will begin open gym on Tuesday from 6-9am. Open gyms will run Monday-Thursday 6-9am through the summer.
Volleyball Open Gym: 7-12th grade will begin open gym on Tuesday from 6-9am. Open gyms will run Monday-Thursday 6-9am through the summer.
May 19th at 6:00 p.m. will be the Spring Sports Banquet and Awards. Join us in celebrating our spring athletes!
Tonight from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. will be our Spring Arts Night. Come and see all that students have been learning!
Welcome to the new AMS Website!