THANK YOU FOR A GREAT SCHOOL YEAR

As we prepare for the last day of school, we would like to thank everyone for a great year. The hard work of our students, staff and families has made this a year to remember, when we reunited our school community for daily in-person instruction and the return and reinvention of programming to better meet the needs of our students. We sincerely appreciate your support of our school community throughout this past year and look forward to another great year ahead in September. Thank you again.

Sincerely,
Rob Messia, Principal
Algonquin Middle School

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MATH AND READING SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS

Attention Students Entering Grades 6, 7 & 8:

Please check out the information provided on the following website for information about our math and reading summer assignments. The information is up-to-date and reflects what your teachers discussed in classes about the assignments. Be ready to share your work with your math and ELA teachers at the beginning of September. Please click here for more information: https://averillpark.k12.ny.us/ams-summerassignments

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SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS FOR 2022-23

Please click on the following link for information about school supply lists for the upcoming school year:

Grade 6:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CEJFGdKpsdeaOu9Z97homwAwHZmNtE0GFgWh8pmGkIE/edit?usp=sharing

Grade 7:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Epl8IofpTw-WUEVzqr86GIfC_JxqhizftRzuz3QmFPs/edit?usp=sharing

Grade 8:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ghvXjyX2m1fUXTz1C193wM6I6YbHVGlor5OGveN36Po/edit?usp=sharing

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LAST DAYS OF SCHOOL

The last day of school will be Thursday, June 23, 2022. Students will be dismissed at 10:55am. Thank you.

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

A live link to the assembly program will be available for anyone interested at our AMS News website. The link will go live just before the program begins tomorrow at 8:30am.
https://www.averillpark.k12.ny.us/amsnews

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AMS GIRLS ON THE RUN (HEART & SOLE) REGISTRATION

Click on the following link for more information:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PPMEyKN2VhDgZidlKVFquxXV-xQCs-U4/view?usp=sharing

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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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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