Kaiti Burgess
Robot Camp wrapped up with a bang today! We're so proud of all they accomplished this week...A-Town has some amazing future engineers!
11 days ago, Kaiti Burgess
Kaiti Burgess
Day three of Robot Camp was all about sumo wrestling...
13 days ago, Kaiti Burgess
Kaiti Burgess
It's Robot Camp week!! These students are learning how to build, program and compete with Lego Mindstorms... they're creativity is inspiring! We did laser racing and line following today. Can't wait for sumo wrestling tomorrow!
14 days ago, Kaiti Burgess
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Girl's Basketball Camp for girls going into 3rd - 8th grade starts tonight! Camp will run Mon-Thurs, 5-7 pm at AAHS. The cost is $40 per camper. No need to register early, just come to camp tonight and register at the door.
15 days ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The A-Town Athletic Dept. and OSF are partnering again this year to offer sports physicals for athletes going into 6-12 grades at the OSF Clinic in Abingdon. The cost is $10 per athlete. The will be held on July 17th from 3:45-6:45. Call 309-462-2343 to make an appointment.
20 days ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Reminder: AAMS will be offering a Summer School program for the month of June for all incoming 6th graders through incoming 8th graders. To register your student for the program, please call the Middle School office at (309) 465-3621 by Friday, May 31st.
27 days ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
7th grade finished up the year with amazing projects! Parallel lines-Tranversal Citiy designs!
about 1 month ago, Jessica Travis
Kaiti Burgess
More WIU fun...
about 1 month ago, Kaiti Burgess
Kaiti Burgess
8th Grade @ WIU #funday
about 1 month ago, Kaiti Burgess
Gretchen Courson
8th Grade at WIU
about 1 month ago, Gretchen Courson
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
A huge thank-you to the Galesburg Order of Eastern Star for the monetary donation and donation of supplies to our AAMS Life Skills classrooms! We appreciate your generosity!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The AAMS band and choir gave an amazing performance tonight at their Spring Concert! Thank you Mrs. Roberts and Mr. Hunt.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The Middle School Spring Concert is tonight at AAMS at 7pm. Come join us.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Alex Hunt
5th grade doing a bucket drumming performance in music class!
about 1 month ago, Alex Hunt
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Having lunch and hanging out with our Life Skills class at Avondale Lake!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Reminder: 6th Grade Orientation is tonight in the cafeteria at Avon Elementary School for all current 5th graders who will be coming to MS next year. Starts at 6pm. Hope to see you there!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jerri Lynn Malone
The first graders had a scavenger hunt in their classroom to find 3-D objects! They classified the objects as 3-D shapes according to the attributes of the shapes!
about 1 month ago, Jerri Lynn Malone
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Abingdon-Avon Middle School is investigating reports of a natural gas odor at our Middle School campus. Students and staff have been moved to a safer location until Ameren arrives to assess. We will not be able to answer phones. Please call the Avon Elementary if you need to contact the building. We will put out more information as we get it.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Craver
The 6th graders are having a blast at WIU!
about 1 month ago, Jessica Craver
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Congrats to Brook Pieper on her 5th place finish in discus at State with a throw of 91’6”!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
We sent our track athletes off to The State competition today in style! Good luck Brooklyn Pieper and Asa Stegall!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Kaiti Burgess
Mark your calendars... Robot Camp is coming to A-Town, June 10-14, 3:30-6:30! Stay tuned for sign-up info...
about 1 month ago, Kaiti Burgess
Mrs. Kitch
Brainstorming a list of possible topics for our argumentative essays using the Kagan structure All Record Round Robin.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Kitch
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
We will have 6th Grade Orientation at AAMS for all 5th graders on May 16th at 6 pm. See the flyer below for more info.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Please make sure your student returns the field trip permission form so that he/she can go to WIU for their class's fun day. Permission slips are due by Wednesday. Stop in the office and get another one if you need to!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
We are so proud of these kids!! They were chosen as recipients of the Illinois Principals Association awards for the Abingdon-Avon school district. Congrats to Sydney and Perry for representing AAMS.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Kaiti Burgess
8th grade creating video book trailers for "The Outsiders"... can't wait to see how these turn out!
about 1 month ago, Kaiti Burgess
Jessica Travis
7th grade is working on beginning proofs for our geometry unit! This activity requires collaboration with a table mate and moving from challenge to challenge.
about 1 month ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Tutoring for tonight at AAMS has been canceled.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Track practice for the MS has been canceled for tonight (Tuesday, April 30th), due to the inclement weather.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The Middle School Spring Band/Choir concert will be on May 21st in the AAMS Gym at 7 p.m. Please join us!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The Kiwanis club honored our High Honor students tonight with a banquet. Congratulations to all our recipients!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
AAMS was proud to host IESA Music Organizational Contest today. Congratulations to all the performers today on their excellent work.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Kaiti Burgess
8th grade students got a taste of the "Real World" today!
2 months ago, Kaiti Burgess
Jerri Lynn Malone
4th graders using patty paper to find the area of rectangles with mixed number and fractional units by tiling!
2 months ago, Jerri Lynn Malone
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS track meet scheduled for today has just been canceled.
2 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Tonight’s MS Track meet at ICS has been cancelled and will not be made up. There will also be no track practice tonight.
3 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The custodial staff will be administering weed control treatment to the Avon Elementary/ Abingdon-Avon Middle School property on Saturday, April 13th. Pursuant to our Integrated Pest Management Policy and the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act, you are hereby notified of the application of the weed control substance and treatment. If you have any questions, please contact the Avon Elementary School or the Abingdon-Avon Middle School.
3 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Please help us support Courtney in her service project for the Ronald McDonald House Charity. See the flyer below for more info!
3 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS track meet scheduled for tonight at Elmwood has been cancelled and will not be made up.
3 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Reminder: IESA Solo & Ensemble Contest is tomorrow. Participating students need to be at the Avon Campus or AAHS by 7 am to catch the bus with their instruments, music, and in concert dress. Good luck to our performers!
3 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Katherine Boone
Last chance to be guaranteed yearbook!! Orders due Monday. Orders submitted after Monday will not be guaranteed a yearbook as there will be limited amounts available.
3 months ago, Katherine Boone
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The AAMS Student Council is sponsoring Spirit Week during IAR testing for the next two weeks to keep our students motivated to DO THEIR BEST ON THE TEST! Below are the dress up days for each day of testing! Tues 3/26 - Don't sweat the test (wear sweats and hoodies to school, no Pajamas!!!) Wed 3/27 - Ready to Shine Day (wear bright neon colors) Thur 3/28 - Test didn't even see us coming (wear camouflage to school) Tue 4/2 - Teachers are your biggest fans (wear sports teams shirts to school) Wed 4/3 - Hat's off your done! (wear a hat to school)
3 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
7th Challenge Day. Great use of the tables to save erasers!
3 months ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
AAMS will begin offering After School Tutoring on March 19th. Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 3:30-5:00 Where: Mrs. Hayden’s Room/Mrs. Kitch’s Room Who: Any 6th-8th grade student Transportation: Bussing to Abingdon-Avon High School will be provided at 5:00 for those students who reside in Abingdon. The bus will drop off at the HS at approximately 5:15pm. Those students residing in the Avon area will need to be picked up at AAMS at 5:00. If you have any questions about this program, please call AAMS at 309-465-3621.
3 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Staci Ebert
Pi Day was soooo much fun!
3 months ago, Staci Ebert
Jessica Travis
Pi Day at AAMS! Students who memorized the most digits of Pi got to pie a teacher in the face! Mrs. Anderson had 5, Ms. Travis had 3, Ms. Britt had 1, Mrs. Ebert had 1 and Ms. Davis had 1!
3 months ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
There will be an informational meeting for MS track tomorrow for students. Information will be sent home. The first practice will be after school on March 18th, with a parent meeting to follow.
3 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Our PE classes are trying a new game today, Spikeball.
4 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
5th Grade band sign-ups will be on Monday, March 18th in the Avon Band Room from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Click here for more info: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1U5rAQJ90UN9GRxopIvfBAwVzoHbaXloVpCOEzwe_48k/edit?usp=sharing
4 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Bowling with our Life Skills class today!
4 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Katherine Boone
Don't forget to get your year book order forms in by the end of next week! There are extra order forms available at the AAMS office! Don't have an order form? That's ok! Just place money in an envelope with the students name on it and send it into the office!
4 months ago, Katherine Boone
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
ATTENTION 7TH GRADE PARENTS: There will be an informational meeting regarding next year's Washington DC Trip on Thursday, March 21st at 7pm in the Middle School gym.
4 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Craver
REMINDER: There is NOT an AAMS Student Council meeting tomorrow, March 6. We will me next Wednesday, March 13.
4 months ago, Jessica Craver
Mrs. Kitch
This was the most intense game of Blink I’ve ever watched! We ended the trimester with a game day to celebrate the students that got all their work turned in.
4 months ago, Mrs. Kitch
Gretchen Courson
Coding with littleBits!
4 months ago, Gretchen Courson
Hayley Knuth
Working hard on the writing process! Way to go Hedding & AES students! #thewritetools #Atownproud
4 months ago, Hayley Knuth
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Our ROE is sponsoring a Parent Cafe where Jr. High parents can meet and discuss the challenges of raising a Jr. High student. See the flyer below for info.
4 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
Carousel two-step equation challenge day! Rotate clockwise every 2 minutes! Gets them up and moving and keeps them on task with a table-mate!
4 months ago, Jessica Travis
Jerri Lynn Malone
AES first graders measuring objects with toothpicks, paper clips, and centimeter cubes!
4 months ago, Jerri Lynn Malone
Samantha Cameron
No track and field practice tonight for high school athletes.
4 months ago, Samantha Cameron
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS volleyball game for tonight against LaHarpe has been cancelled. At this time, it will not be rescheduled. Stay safe.
4 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Freezing drizzle setting in over the last 20 minutes has turned many of our roads into sheets of ice. There will be no school today (2/20) in D276.
4 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jerri Lynn Malone
Third graders using tape diagrams to solve 2 step word problems and checking for reasonableness!
4 months ago, Jerri Lynn Malone
Jerri Lynn Malone
Kindergartners adding one more to the set using manipulatives!
4 months ago, Jerri Lynn Malone
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight at West Central has been canceled due to concerns with weather conditions. Stay safe!
4 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Gretchen Courson
7th Grade STEM creating rovers to navigate Mars.
5 months ago, Gretchen Courson
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due the forecast of afternoon rapid temperature drops for this area and the potential for flash freezing on untreated roads - D276 will dismiss early today 2-7-19 at 12:30pm.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS volleyball games scheduled for tonight will be played at AAMS. Lombard at 4 and Williamsfield at 6.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
There will be no school today due to icy road conditions. Information regarding evening activities will be posted later today. Stay safe.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to the uncertainty of the impending ICE storm warnings - D276 will dismiss at 1:00 PM today (February 5, 2019). All after school activities are cancelled. More weather info at https://www.weather.gov/dvn/
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to the extreme cold air temps forecast for tomorrow combined with a mix of icy roads in the district - there will be NO SCHOOL in D276 on Thursday 1/31. Tomorrow will not be an alternative learning day. Stay warm today and tomorrow morning.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to the forecast for dangerously low wind chills and blowing snow over the next few days- there will be no school or activities in District 276 on Tuesday and Wednesday.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Craver
Any student in 6th grade Literature with Mrs. Craver will find their assignment on Google Classroom in the announcements section. I have also provided an example in the comments section of the announcement. Student responses should be written as a comment as well so classmates can respond to the discussion points.
5 months ago, Jessica Craver
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to increasingly dangerous driving conditions, the MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight at ICS has been postponed. The new date will be shared once it has been decided. Stay safe!
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
All Middle School students should check their email and Google Classroom for information regarding academic inclement weather day assignments for today. Teachers are available by email if students/parents have questions. Have a good day!
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to continued drifting in the northern portions of our district - NO School today (Monday) in D276.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
There will be no school tomorrow due to freezing temps., high winds and poor road conditions. Math, Language Arts, and Literature teachers at AAMS will be emailing class work to complete in the event of another missed day due to weather. Your student may not recieve work from all of these teachers. Please see the new section of the AAMS website to read a letter which explains the new Illinois legislation which allows for school attendance days to be defined by the district as long as students are participating in learning for a portion of the day. Please reach out to teachers through email if you or your student has quesitons about the work assigned.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
With the current drifting, high winds forecast through early morning, and reports of plows being in for the night and not starting til sunrise in many parts of our district - There will be no school in D276 tomorrow: Friday Jan. 25th. Look for more info regarding piloting an academic-inclement weather day tomorrow.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to rapidly changing road conditions ATOWN D276 will move dismissal up to 12:20pm today. Thursday 12/24
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. All practices for after school have been cancelled as well.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
D276 is scheduled to dismiss at 1:30 today.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS volleyball game scheduled for tonight in Farmington has been postponed. The new date will be posted as soon as it is decided. Stay safe!
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to worsening road conditions, there will be no school today, Wednesday, January 23rd, in d276.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to blowing and drifting snow, there will be no school today, January 22nd in d276.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The first round of the 7th Gr. boys basketball regional games have been moved from tomorrow to Monday night. Tip-off is at 4:15. A bus will pick up players and cheerleaders in AAMS at 3 and AAHS at 3:15.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS girls volleyball game at Churchill tonight will be played as scheduled. The player bus will pick up girls in Avon at 3:45 and Abingdon at 4.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to icy conditions on many of our snow packed rural roads - there will be NO SCHOOL today - THURSDAY Jan 17 in D276.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight at West Prairie will start at 5:30, instead of 6:00. The player bus will leave Avon at 4:15.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Parents and guardians, District 276 is adding two (2) additional 12:10 PM dismissal days to the calendar. These days will be used for professional development in areas of social emotional learning, trauma informed practice, student-voice, and school and family communication. The additional dates that students will be dismissed at 12:10 pm are Wednesday, January 30th and Friday March 29th.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The boys basketball game at West Central will be played as planned. A bus will be provided to pick up players and cheerleaders at the HS at 4 and the MS around 4:15.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to slick road conditions, there will be no school today, Tuesday, January 15th.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Celebrating 8th grade night tonight at our boys basketball game.
5 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The 7th Grade girls volleyball tournament in Elmwood scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until January 26th.
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Matt Mims created a marble run for the students to enjoy in the Library. Thanks Matt for your creativity.
6 months ago, Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Jessica Craver
6th grade Literature Classes worked on pulling elements of plot out of Pixar short films today.
6 months ago, Jessica Craver
Mrs. Hayden 6th gr.Soc. St.
Crafting in Mrs.Hayden’s Flex class and in 6th grade Social Studies!
6 months ago, Mrs. Hayden 6th gr.Soc. St.
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Just a reminder, A-Town will dismiss at 2:10. Also, there will be no boys basketball practice today.
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
What amazing decorations put MS students and staff created.
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
We are having so much fun today celebrating! Thank you to the HS band and choir for coming to perform for us!
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Kitch
Twinning on Christmas Pajama day!
6 months ago, Mrs. Kitch
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
7/8 grade band
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
6th grade band and AAMS choir
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Join us for the Avon Campus Winter Concert tonight. AES performs at 6. AAMS performs at 7:30. Pictures for elementary student ornaments are between 5 and 6 if you would like one.
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
MS Boys Basketball practice for tonight, Monday the 17th, has been cancelled.
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Christmas Spirit Dress-Up Days for Avon Campus, week of December 17-21st.
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Kitch
This group of students worked hard on distinguishing between primary and secondary sources after reading about The Christmas Truce of 1914.
6 months ago, Mrs. Kitch
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
There will be no AAMS boys' basketball practice tonight after school.
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Merry Christmas from AAMS!
6 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Congratulations to the 7th grade boys basketball team on their championship with in the Sand Valley Conference Tournament. Way to go boys!!
7 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
A HUGE Thank You to our Abingdon-Avon Public School Foundation for purchasing calculators to be used in our classrooms!
7 months ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The first round of the girls basketball 8th Grade Regional games will be played tomorrow night at AAMS, starting at 5:30. The second round will be Friday at 5:30. The championship game is tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 3rd at 6:00.
7 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
After re-evaluating road conditions, we have decided to reschedule the 8th grade girls basketball regional games for tonight. Sorry for the confusion. Our goal is to keep everyone safe. Please share this change of plans.
7 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The 8th grade Regional Girls Basketball games are on as scheduled at AAMS tonight. A-Town plays at 5:30.
7 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to the heavy snow, plowing has been slow & difficult. The efforts of our city, township, county, & district snow removal crews is greatly appreciated. But with plowed roads freezing over & many of our country routes still impassable or unsafe -AA276 will not be in session on Tuesday 11/27. The safety of our bus riders, young drivers, & staff is our number one priority during inclement weather.
7 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS Boys Basketball game against Alwood, scheduled for tonight, has been canceled.
7 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to the unknown of the overnight and the predicted forecast - to give everyone time to make plans for tomorrow: A-Town 276 will NOT be session on Monday 11/26. Stay safe tonight.
7 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to bussing, the MS BKB game at ROWVA may be played later than anticipated. New game time will between 5:30 and 6:15.
7 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
Reminder- AAMS volleyball player/parent meeting for 7th/8th grade students interested at 6pm in Coach Powell’s classroom. 🏐
7 months ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Our 6th grade STEM classes were given a problem to solve and had to create a solution. Good Job!!
7 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
Update- The AAMS volleyball 🏐 player/parent meeting is for only 7th and 8th graders that are interested in participating.
7 months ago, Jessica Travis
Jessica Travis
AAMS Volleyball 🏐 Parent meeting will be at AAMS in Mrs. Powell’s room on Monday November 19th @ 6pm. Forms, calendars, and rules will be discussed. Parents are encouraged to attend.
7 months ago, Jessica Travis
Kaiti Burgess
Yep, those keys are BLANK... practicing touch typing today!
7 months ago, Kaiti Burgess
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Congratulations to the winners of the Tornado Classic! Monmouth-Roseville won both the 7th and 8th grade games!
8 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Tonight is the final night of the Tornado Classic basketball tournament in Avon. Come cheer on our MS boys and while you are there check out the silent auction and bake sale happening in the front foyer.
8 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Fourth Graders, Tessa, Lexi, Ali and Brayln constructed a marble run for the Elementary students to have fun with.
8 months ago, Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Our 7th grade science classes made these awesome skeletons as they learned about the human bone structure. Check them out in the display cases at AAMS.
8 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Tommy Tornado made his debut last night at the girls basketball game! Go Tornadoes!!!
8 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
We celebrated our amazing 8th grade girls’ basketball team tonight. We are proud of you girls! 🏀
8 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Kitch
#A-townFallDance2k18!!!
8 months ago, Mrs. Kitch
Katherine Boone
Resource math class putting their geometric shapes into their pumpkin carving designing!
8 months ago, Katherine Boone
Kaiti Burgess
8th graders presenting their self-selected reading projects! #kidswhoread
8 months ago, Kaiti Burgess
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
6th Graders are writing in cuneiform today like the Ancient Sumerians.
8 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Kitch
Gallery Walk of peer projects. Students got descriptive about haunted houses they created and were trying to “sell” as a “realtor”.
8 months ago, Mrs. Kitch
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The 8th grade STEM class took their Sphero’s for walks today.
8 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Kitch
Students love Quizlet Live!
8 months ago, Mrs. Kitch
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
On Tuesday, October 23rd, the MS Girls' Basketball Team will play in the Sand Valley Tournament at AAMS. 7th grade game is at 5:30 and 8th grade plays at 6:45.
8 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
The first collection of donations for Pennies for Patients was today. We collected $276.72. It is not too late to donate. Next Thursday, October 25th is our final collection
8 months ago, Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
We had a visit from the Harlem Wizards today! Hope to see you Saturday for the big show!
8 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Students in Ms Duncan's 1st hour class display prizes they received for donating to the Pennies for Patients fundraiser sponsored by the Interact Club
8 months ago, Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Jessica Travis
Friday was our final Math Board game play day! Our 7th graders are full of imagination and created phenomenal math games!
8 months ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Hayden 6th gr.Soc. St.
Learning about Mesopotamia!
9 months ago, Mrs. Hayden 6th gr.Soc. St.
Kaiti Burgess
Working on our descriptive writing skills by creating Monster Wanted Posters in 8th Grade ELA #kidswhowrite
9 months ago, Kaiti Burgess
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Reminder that tomorrow, Friday October 12th, is picture day at the Avon Campus.
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Kitch
Thanks for the reminder Izzy!
9 months ago, Mrs. Kitch
Kaiti Burgess
Shooting news report videos for our novel, The River, in 8th Grade ELA! #wevideo #garypaulsen
9 months ago, Kaiti Burgess
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS Girls Basketball team will be having team pics for the yearbook at 4:15 tomorrow after school. 🏀
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
There will be no MS Girls Basketball practice today. There will be practice from 8-10 on Saturday morning. There will be a bus at the HS at 7:45 to bring the kids to Avon.
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Our Cross Country Team celebrated 8th Grade Night on Tuesday. Congrats Mallorie and Chase!
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
Twister - Math Edition
9 months ago, Jessica Travis
Jessica Travis
Peer Review day of creating a game to review rules of computation of positive and negative numbers.
9 months ago, Jessica Travis
Erin Redfern
Please check out A-Town Middle School’s online store though Breedlove’s! Store closes October 15th. http://atownmiddleschool1.itemorder.com/
9 months ago, Erin Redfern
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Kids uplifting each other and the adults in their lives. What a great story! Check it out. http://www.d276.net/article/65583?org=aams
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Craver
6th grade Literature building settings from Hatchet.
9 months ago, Jessica Craver
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS Cross-Country meet scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled for tomorrow. It will still be at Spring Lake in Macomb at 4pm. The team will still practice tonight.
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Decade Day at AAMS!
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Gretchen Courson
8th Grade STEM Birdman Project- Learning to Adapt
9 months ago, Gretchen Courson
Jessica Craver
Homecoming Decade Day with First hour Geogtaphy
9 months ago, Jessica Craver
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Check out the "News" section for the AAMS Spirit Week Schedule for Homecoming!
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Our MS STEM class has been creating Stop-Motion Animation films. Click on the "News" link for more info on what STEM learning is and what their project was!
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Hayden 6th gr.Soc. St.
6th grade Globe Projects
9 months ago, Mrs. Hayden 6th gr.Soc. St.
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
We had a great afternoon listening to an amazing presenter, Brian Mendler. “Focus on the windshield, not the rear view mirror.”
9 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The Cross Country and MS Baseball games scheduled for today have been cancelled due to weather. Neither team will practice today.
10 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS baseball game scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to weather. Information about possible rescheduling will be shared when it becomes available.
10 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS baseball team will play tomorrow (Wednesday) at 4:30 and 6:30 for the West Prairie tournament, based on seeding. They will not have a game tonight.
10 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS Baseball game for today has been cancelled due to field conditions. The team will still have practice.
10 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
3rd graders creating with Legos
10 months ago, Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Jessica Craver
Sequencing fun in 6th grade Literature
10 months ago, Jessica Craver
Mrs. Kitch
We learned how to use Jot Thoughts today to brainstorm ideas. Then students categorized their ideas. Check out our classroom page on Facebook by searching @mrskitch276
10 months ago, Mrs. Kitch
Kaiti Burgess
8th Grade ELA Escape Room!
10 months ago, Kaiti Burgess
Tracy Kitch
This seventh grade class learned how to do the Kagan structure Find Someone Who.
10 months ago, Tracy Kitch
Samantha Cameron
The rain could not stop these kids yesterday! First meet Thursday at Farmington.
10 months ago, Samantha Cameron
Diana Barnes
First graders are off to a great start!
10 months ago, Diana Barnes
Gina Hayden
Mrs. Anderson explaining the changes to the handbook to the Middle School students on the first day.
10 months ago, Gina Hayden
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Middle School Cross-Country practice for tonight, Tuesday, August 21st, is canceled.
10 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
First day “Get To Know You” activities!
10 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
MS baseball practice for today, Aug 17th, will be at the Abingdon Ball Park. The shuttle to practice from Avon will pick up at the MS by the locker rooms at 3.
10 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS baseball game for tonight has been canceled due to rain.
10 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Changes to the 2018-2019 AAMS Student Handbook include policies on dress code, cell phone usage, the grading scale, and the retention policy. The handbook is posted on the AAMS website. Please be sure to read and discuss these changes with your student.
10 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Backpack night at Avon Campus this Thursday from 5-7pm. 6th grade Orientation is at 6 pm in the AES cafeteria. See you Thursday!
11 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Middle School schedules are ready to view. Please print your student's schedule prior to the first day of school, if possible.
11 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
New student registration happening today!
11 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
A-Town Volleyball currently has an online store to purchase your support apparel. Support your Lady Tornadoes and Love the Game ❤️! https://atownvb.itemorder.com/
11 months ago, Jessica Travis
Jessica Travis
A-Town high school volleyball ladies are selling shirts for their upcoming season! $10 each. “Love the Game”
11 months ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Another successful volleyball camp in the books!
12 months ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
A-Town Proud
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Chromebook collection for all MS students will be tomorrow. Please make sure your student brings their charger and chromebook.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
AAMS Track off to the State Track Meet! Good luck to our athletes!
about 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Jessica Travis
STEM projects ! Sierpinski triangle and pyramid!
about 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
AAMS Band Performance
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
AAMS Choir Performance
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Track practice will end at 4:30 tonight. Athletes have been notified and bussing arranged.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The Middle School track meet scheduled for tonight in Galesburg has been cancelled.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The Sectional track meet has been changed to May 12th in Dunlap. Bus leaves at 9 am.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Awesome board games made by our 7th grade Health students.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
A-Town High School Student Council came down to AAMS to do some collaboration activities with our 8th graders.
about 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Jessica Travis
Students in 7th Math are designing a city with specific angles created by parallel lines and transversals!
about 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
There will be a meeting at 6:30 tomorrow, April 24th, in the highschool cafeteria for any incoming freshman girl planning to participate in highschool basketball next year.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The AAMS track meets at Carthage and Bushnell for today have been canceled due to weather concerns.
about 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Change for Autism - Ben Janssen, second from left, encouraged the Middle and Elementary students to donate to this Interact Club fundraiser. Ali Janssen, Lilly Stephens and Brayln Mason made posters in support of Ben.
about 1 year ago, Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Jessica Travis
Vocab day in 7th grade math with a table-mate !
about 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
The 6th Grade Interact students made posters and decorated boxes for our Change for Autism fundraiser that begins Monday, April 9th.
about 1 year ago, Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Mrs. Craver's Advisory class collected the most money in the Middle School for the Interact Club's Pennies for Patients fundraiser and celebrated with ice cream.
over 1 year ago, Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The 7th grade Regional games in Avon tomorrow (Saturday 2/24) will be starting at 11 due to impending weather conditions.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The volleyball game for tonight against Bushnell is on. Player bus leaves AAMS at 5. Game starts at 6. GO A-Town!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to icy conditions, there will be no school today for A-Town 276.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
One and Two Step Equation Scavenger Hunt in 7th grade Math!
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
8th Grade Night for our awesome volleyball girls! We are so proud of you and all your hard work!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
Why waste paper? Use the tables! Using Expo markers on the tables in Algebra to complete our IXL work!
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Tonight's volleyball game with Lombard has been cancelled due to weather.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
In an effort to have all students safely dropped off before the forecast snow accumulates on the roads we will dismiss early. AAHS and AAMS will dismiss at 1:45PM and HGS and AES will Dismiss at 2:00pm. The volleyball game for tonight has been cancelled. We will attempt to reschedule.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
How many 7th Grade Interact students does it take to assemble collection boxes for Pennies for Patients?
over 1 year ago, Stephanie McKinley-Miller (Mrs. M&M)
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The boys basketball game against West Central is still on for tonight! Go A-Town!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to uncertain road conditions, the Middle School Boys Basketball game scheduled for tonight in Farmington is canceled.  
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
1st place in the 7th grade Elmwood Tournament. Way to go girls!!!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The 7th grade volleyball team is playing in Elmwood today. They won their first two games! One more to go! Go A-Town!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to the possible incoming weather, all afternoon practices and games are cancelled for the MS for Thursday, January 11th.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight has been canceled, due to unfavorable road conditions. We are working on rescheduling the game.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to icy road conditions, there will be no school for Atown on Monday, Jan 8.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due the cold weather predicted, there will be no school Thursday, January 4th.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The Middle School Volleyball team will have try-outs for 6th grade girls on Saturday, January 6th at the AAMS gym from 8-9:30. If 10 or less girls try-out, all will be taken. If more than 10 try-out, 6 will be added to the team.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Due to windchill, the Middle School boy’s basketball game against West Prairie scheduled for tonight will be postponed. The new game date will be posted on the website as soon as possible.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Besides being fantastic teachers, these two amazing women organized an awesome day for the Avon Campus. Thank you ladies!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The highschool swing choir and band members entertained us this morning during our Christmas walk.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
Ugly Sweaters!
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Jessica Travis
Red/Green Day!
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
The Middle School choir and band students gave an awesome concert last night!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Our awesome staff and students have made our building so festive!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
Pajama Day!
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Khristi Kramer
Check out this awesome Enrichment project! Homemade claw machine!
over 1 year ago, Khristi Kramer
Jessica Travis
Tacky Tourist Tuesday!
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Amelia Rakestraw
Can't wait for the AES and AAMS Christmas Concerts next week! Tuesday Dec 12, Pre-K through 2nd @ 6:00 3rd-5th @ 6:30 6th-8th Band and Choir @ 7:30.
over 1 year ago, Amelia Rakestraw
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
We are proud of our 8th grade girls basketball team! You had an awesome season girls!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Test Post
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Jessica Travis
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Jessica Travis
What an opportunity for Ms. Travis's math classes to assist Ms. Britt with a little turkey fun!
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Jessica Travis
Veteran's Day Assembly
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Jessica Travis
A-Town FFA visits AAMS to inform our 8th graders about what FFA is and how it can benefit our students. They also shared how to make apple cider.
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Margie Winski
New profile pic!
over 1 year ago, Margie Winski
Khristi Kramer
What a great site!!!
over 1 year ago, Khristi Kramer
Jessica Travis
Wooo training!
over 1 year ago, Jessica Travis
Margie Winski
Welcome to our new Social Media site!
over 1 year ago, Margie Winski
Khristi Kramer
Heyyyyyyyy!!!
over 1 year ago, Khristi Kramer
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
6th grade Science projects on display! Great job 6th graders!
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Mrs. Anderson, Principal
7th and 8th grade basketball girls won tonight. They both play for the Sand Valley Championship on Thursday in Stronghurst.
over 1 year ago, Mrs. Anderson, Principal
Kristi Anderson
Welcome to AAMS!
over 1 year ago, Kristi Anderson