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 11, 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.
BRIGHT BYTES SURVEY-PLEASE TAKE
The Bright Bytes survey is a way for us to measure the effectiveness of technology throughout the district. Students, Parents, and Teachers are surveyed each year. Your feedback is critical! Please take the time to complete the survey as soon as possible.
ATTENTION NORDIC SKIERS
All paperwork must to be turned in by Tuesday November 13th. No exceptions! Equipment day is November 13th at 2:30. Please plan to pick up your students no later than 4:00 p.m.
ACMS has a Facebook page. Please like us on FACEBOOK.
English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC): Thursday, November 15 @ 6:00 pm, ACMS Library
· Open to all Parents, Teachers, Students, and Interested Community Members
· Suggest, Recommend, and Evaluate services and programs for English Learners
· Collaborate with a diverse group of participants
· Share your voice in education decision-making
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 Raffle 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 on November 30th, 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/
ACMS PTO encourages you to shop locally! Please support our local merchants and thank them for the generous support that they give our school.
The Alder Creek Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) encourages you to join us! Our next meeting is Tuesday, November 13 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.
Check us out on Facebook - Please like us on Facebook to see updates and photos: https://www.facebook.com/
LOOKING AHEAD: SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY EVENTS
PTO Meeting November 13 7:45 a.m.
ELAC Meeting November 15 6:00-Library
Thanksgiving Break November 21-23 No School
Accelerated Advisory Committee Meeting November 27 6:00-7:30
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