Alder Creek Middle School is a California "School to Watch" dedicated to meeting unique needs of early adolescents. Alder Creek is THE place for middle-schoolers! It is where students thrive emotionally, socially, and academically.
- Personalize learning to engage and challenge every scholar
- Providing a rigorous and relevant curriculum in a climate of positive relationships
- Students to have a voice in their learning and to continue to be motivated to do as well as they possibly can
- Acceleration in math
- 1-1 Chromebook program
- Through simulations, design thinking, project-based learning, Google classrooms, and Explicit Direct Instruction we are able to make learning come alive for all students
- Problem Based Learning and Design Thinking
Alder Creek Middle School
Cougar News, 2018
November 18, 2018
Cougar News is a weekly communication that comes out via email. This weekly update is brought to you by the ACMS staff in an attempt to keep parents and students informed as to the “happenings” at ACMS.
LOST AND FOUND
Lost but not yet found--check out the lost and found in the front foyer. We have many valuable items that have been left at school.
ACMS has a Facebook page. Please like us on FACEBOOK.
SHADY CREEK-DONATIONS PLEASE
Shady Creek was a huge success! If you planned to make payments or have not yet paid for your student to attend, we are still accepting money. The trip is not yet paid for and all donations are truly appreciated. Thank you for your continued support for this valuable program.
Join your classmates for an evening of fun! We will be showing the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, games will be available (air hockey, ping pong, foosball) and we will be selling snacks (pizza and popcorn). Bring a low back chair (or plan to sit in the bleachers), a water bottle and your friends! No blankets, please - instead wear your favorite onesie! Also - we will be drawing the winner of our Disneyland ticket giveaway. Disneyland tickets are $5 each and the prize is five one-day Park Hopper tickets. You may purchase them the night of the event or via this link - https://tinyurl.com/
ACMSDisneylandRaffle. We need volunteers, please click this link to sign up - https://tinyurl.com/ 2018ACMSMovieGame. Please pick up your child by 7:00 p.m.
DISHES FROM CONFERENCE WEEK
Thank you so much to all who provided the amazing food during conference week. If you have not picked up your dishes, please come by the office to claim your items.
SNOW DAY AUTOMATED CALLS
There will be two calls for students and families, 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. The system will default to 6:00 a.m. unless the site is notified of the earlier request. Please change in Parent Portal. Delayed starts are options still: 2 hour delay. Please download the TTUSD App.
ACCELERATED LEARNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING:
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. District Office Conference Room A. This committee meets two times a year to discuss Accelerated Learning programs, policies, and planning in TTUSD. Child care provided. If you have any questions please contact email@example.com at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disneyland Ticket Giveaway Fundraiser: One of the ways PTO supports our great school is by raising money to support field trips, events, and equipment. PTO’s first fundraising event for the school year is a drawing for a set of five one-day tickets to Disneyland. The drawing will take place November 30th at MOVIE & GAME NIGHT, and the winner will be notified via email. Drawing tickets are $5 each and may be purchased online:
- Fill out an entry form at https://tinyurl.com/
- Pay for your tickets at https://tinyurl.com/
MOVIE & GAME NIGHT is November 30th from 5-7 pm (doors open at 4:45). Join your classmates for an evening of fun! We will be showing the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, games will be available (air hockey, ping pong, foosball) and we will be selling snacks (pizza and popcorn). Bring a low-back chair (or plan to sit in the bleachers), a water bottle, and your friends! No blankets, please - instead wear your favorite onesie! Also - we will be drawing the winner of our Disneyland ticket giveaway.
We need help chaperoning, distributing pizza & popcorn, and with setup and cleanup. If you can help with this fun evening, please sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/
ACMS PTO encourages you to shop locally! Please support our local merchants and thank them for the generous support that they give our school.
Please join us! Our next meeting is Tuesday, December 11 at 7:45 a.m. in the ACMS Staff Room. Our mission is to promote open communications between parents and staff and enrich our parent-teacher-student community. Find out more about what we’re doing on our website and share your ideas or ask questions at the PTO email address: email@example.com.
LOOKING AHEAD: SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
Thanksgiving Break November 21-23 No School
Accelerated Advisory Committee Meeting November 27 6:00-7:30
Movie Night-PTO November 30 4:45-7:00
Minimum Day December 5 11:40 Dismissal
Winter Dance December 7 6:00-8:00
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