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Aviator Weekly - Nov. 4
Aviator Weekly - Nov. 4
Cheyanne Gonzales
Monday, November 04, 2019

Alliance Early Learning School

Kindergarten students had an opportunity to visit the fire station last week. Students got an up close look at the fire truck and the tools firefighters use. They also got to tour the fire house and were particularly excited to see where the firefighters sleep. After the visit, students in Cindy Gaines’ and Megan Harper's class made fire chief hats and learned about fire safety. Students learned what constitutes an emergency and practiced calling 911.

Alliance Elementary Schools

Students in the Flight Room spent time jumping around while counting syllables, every student jumped the number of syllables in each word. They enjoyed the activity and showed new levels of mastery. Students also worked on creating sentences during writing.

Math Measuring Fun

Cheri Ruttig's class made "Spider Donuts" for cooking as part of a multi-sensory lesson. The students were engaged and learned about math measuring, sensor and following a recipe and directions. All the students enjoyed eating them too.

Cafeteria Winners

Congratulations to the following grade levels displaying great cafeteria behavior for October. These Rockhill and Parkway students will eat lunch with the principals and enjoy a special treat. 

Way to go Billie Muller’s class, Grace Morey’s class, Joan Skidmore’s class, Banae Fricker’s class, Michele Weingart’s class, Chelsea Minnich’s class and Bob Duncan’s class.

October Incentive

87% of the AES students earned the October Behavior incentive. These students enjoyed yummy donuts. Way to make above the line choices, students.

UMU Cheerleaders

UMU cheerleaders visited our elementary classrooms and shared a Halloween story. Thank you for reading to us and Go Mount.

Hard Hat Recipients

Congratulations to Rockhill’s Reef Hurford and Emilia Fox and Parkway’s Jonathan Barker and Trevor Heater for earning their Hard Hats. Every month, two students from Parkway and two from Rockhill who have worked hard in their classes are treated to a lunch where they get to talk to an employee of Trilogy Plastics. They also receive their very own hard hats.

Upcoming Important Dates

  • Nov. 11 - Parkway Bookmobile
  • Nov. 15 - Rockhill Picture retakes
  • Nov. 15 - 3rd graders to Giese Hall for a performance
  • Nov. 18 - Rockhill Bookmobile

Alliance Middle School

7th Grade Team

Alliance seventh graders have the opportunity to tour Niagara Falls and Toronto. The tour will depart May 16 at 6:30 am and return May 18 at 6:30 pm.

$100.00 Non-Refundable Deposit due by Nov. 15

$340.00 Refundable Balance due by Apr. 3

Parents Please Note: The registration list will be completed as of Nov. 15. Late sign-ups will be on a space available basis.

Veteran’s Day

AMS will be hosting its annual Veteran’s Day Assembly on Nov. 11 at 8 a.m. Any veteran, as well as current service men and women, are invited and encouraged to attend. If you or someone you know would be interested in sharing what it means to be a veteran, their own story or speaking about the price of freedom by participating in our assembly, please contact Jaime Brown at, Keith McGeehen at or Courtney Legros at

AMS Food and Hygiene Drive

AMS eighth grade student council will be collecting non-perishable food and hygiene items to help families in our community form Nov. 4-11. This year they are playing BINGO. Each homebase will have a BINGO card and work together. There will be two homebase winners- the first to get a full BINGO card wins a pizza party and the homebase that collects the most items wins a cookie party. 

Reminders For Parents

  • Nov. 11 - Veteran’s Day Program 8-9 a.m.
  • Nov. 22, 25, 26 - AMS All School Book Read
  • Nov. 27-29 - Thanksgiving Break
  • Dec. 6 - 2nd Nine Weeks Interims 
  • Dec. 6 - Student Senate Winter Dance

Alliance High School

Congratulations to the AHS varsity football team for winning the EBC championship!

National Honor Society will be sponsoring a donation drive for the Alliance Community Pantry Nov. 11-15. This will be a competition among the grade levels, and prizes will be awarded. Students can bring in items each morning before school or on Thursday, Nov. 14 from 6:30-7 p.m. Donated items can include non-perishable food items, paper products, toiletries or personal care products (especially deodorant).

Community members can also participate by dropping items off in the Alliance High School security office the week of Nov. 11.

The College & Career Night is Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6-7:30 p.m. All students are encouraged to attend. 

A college credit plus meeting will take place on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in room A. The meeting is open to all students in grades 6-11. 

The AHS Cosmetology Spa-A-Thon is Thursday, Nov. 7 from noon-6 p.m. Call 330-839-3351 for an appointment.

The Jetsetters Send-Off concert is Thursday, Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. Come watch the AHS show choir perform their competition routine before they leave for their first competition of the year.

Veteran’s Day Assembly

The Social Studies Department at Alliance High School has organized a Veteran's Day Assembly to honor those who have served our country.  The assembly is open to the public and will take place in the auditorium on Friday, Nov. 8 from 1:45-2:30 p.m. Those wishing to attend should try to arrive by 1:30 p.m.  Reserved seating will be provided for veterans and their guests, by RSVP. 

Please RSVP to Joe Beichler at or call Linda Poole at 330-829-2247 and let him/her know the number in your party.  If you are not a veteran/accompanying a veteran, there is no need to RSVP.

The opening of the assembly will feature a slideshow of veteran's pictures.  If you would like a veteran's picture included, please email the photo (along with the name and rank/branch) to Joe Beichler at  If you are unable to send an electronic image, you may stop by the AHS main office to have a photo scanned. The image will be scanned by one of the main office secretaries and returned to you immediately.  If you have sent in an image for past years' assemblies, it is already included in the slideshow, and there is no need to resend it. Pictures must be received by Nov. 6 to be included in this year's assembly.