GRADE LEVEL PICNICS

To celebrate the end of the school year, AMS will hold Grade Level Picnics on the dates listed below. More information about the picnics will be shared in Morning Meeting this week.

Grade 6: Thursday, June 16
Grade 7: Friday, June 17
Grade 8: Thursday, June 16

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LAST DAYS OF SCHOOL

Below are some important dates to be aware of for the end of the year:
Tuesday, June 21 - Last full day of school
Wednesday, June 22 & Thursday, June 23 - Half Day for AMS Students - 10:55am Dismissal

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GRADE 8 RECOGNITION DAY ASSEMBLY - 6/23 - 8:30am

The AMS Grade 8 Recognition Day Assembly will take place on Thursday, June 23 at 8:30am. Additional information about Grade 8 Recognition Day has been emailed to Grade 8 families. Thank you.

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JUNETEENTH HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL MONDAY

There will be no school on Monday, June 20, 2022 in honor of the NYS Holiday for Juneteenth.

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APO - PARENT HELP NEEDED - RECOGNITION DAY

Can you help us celebrate the 8th Grade Students with a reception for them and their families Thursday, June 23rd? Click the link below to sign up.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E49A8AA22A3FFC43-8thgrade

Here is a summary of what we need:

  • volunteers to set-up-8th grade parents, this a great way to secure an excellent seat for the ceremony.
  • two volunteers of 6th or 7th graders to monitor and maintain the reception tables while the ceremony and reception are taking place.
  • volunteers to do a quick clean-up
  • donations of food and drink.
    (dropped off by 7:30 am on 6/23. Non-perishable donations can be dropped off in the office earlier in the week.)

If you have any questions please text Cat Headley (518) 944-8585.

Best,
Algonquin Parent Organization

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A MESSAGE FROM THE NURSE

Students entering grade 7 are required to have a grade level physical and must receive the meningococcal A vaccine. Please contact your child’s physician to schedule an appointment for a physical and vaccination if your child has not yet received it. The physical must be completed after 9/1/21. If your child requires a medication at school, a provider’s order is needed.
Fall sport sign up will begin in July. Each registered athlete will be required to have a physical that will be less than one year old on the first day of practice on file at the health office.
Physicals and immunization documentation may be faxed to the health office @ 518 674 8426 or emailed to the nurse at sheaa@apcsd.org.

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EXTRA YEARBOOKS AVAILABLE

If you would like to purchase a yearbook for your child please submit $26 (cash only) to the main office in an envelope marked with your child's name and morning meeting.

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AP YOUTH FALL SOCCER INFORMATION

Click on the following link for more information:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UzLmf9dKJ_RiOuaHdBzzR6C6dgVcb5q5/view?usp=sharing

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CHROMEBOOK REMINDER

As we wind down the school year, it is important that your child remembers to charge their Chromebook each night and bring it to school every day, even on field trip days. If the battery life falls below 20%, the battery has to be sent to our Technology Department to be reseated. If students are charging their Chromebooks every day, this should ensure that their school day and learning is not interrupted.

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FROM THE LIBRARY:

Picking up Summer Loan books:
If your child is in 6th grade, they will pick up their Summer Loan books on Tuesday, June 21st at dismissal.
If your child is in 7th or 8th grade, they will pick up their Summer Loan books on Wednesday, June 22nd at dismissal.
If you have questions, contact Mrs. Ekstrom: ekstromr@apcsd.org

Please encourage your child to read, read, read over the summer! There are so many amazing books to choose from and there really is something for everyone at the library.
Why is it important for kids to read over the summer? Find the answer here:
https://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/summer/research.htm

Summer Reading at your local public library:
This year's summer reading theme is Oceans of Possibilities!
Take a fun trip or a oceanic virtual tour-these ideas connect with this summer's theme: https://www.summerreadingnys.org/summer-reading-2022-activities/

Check out the summer reading contests, challenges and opportunities at your local libraries:
East Greenbush Community Library:
https://eglibrary.org/summer-reading/

North Greenbush Public Library:
Sail away with us on our "Oceans of Possibilities" themed Summer Reading program beginning June 27th. Children, teens and adults can join us for a fun reading challenge that will include outdoor activities, take home crafts, fun prizes, raffles and more. Stop in the library during the week of June 27 to pick up a game board and get started on your summer reading adventure.

Poestenkill Library:
https://www.poestenkilllibrary.org/event/oceans-of-possibilities-summer-reading-kick-off-party/

Brunswick Community Library:
Summer Reading starts on June 27th! Read books and win prizes (for kids and adults)! Call the library for more information: 518-279-4023 or use this link to contact them: https://www.brunswicklibrary.org/?page_id=3207