SCREENAGERS: THE NEXT CHAPTER – UNCOVERING SKILLS FOR STRESS RESILIENCE
Join us at the High School Auditorium on Wednesday, November 6 at 6 p.m. for a free showing of the new film “Screenagers: The Next Chapter.” This moving highlights “the science behind teen’s emotional challenges, the interplay of social media, and most importantly, what can be done in our schools and homes to help them build crucial skills to navigate stress, anxiety, and depression in our digital age.” Following the showing, a brief discussion will occur with school principals, counselors, students and families. Please click on the link for more information and to register for this free event: https://www.averillpark.k12.ny.us/news-archive-2019-2020/3574-apcsd-to-show-new-film-screenagers-next-chapter-on-nov-6
AMS STUDENT COUNCIL THEME WEEK – 10/28-11/1
Please encourage your child to participate in in our AMS Student Council Theme Week coming up from October 28 through November 1!
Monday, October 28 – Sports Day
Tuesday, October 29 – Twin Day (or Triplet… Quadruplet… Octuplet Day)
Wednesday, October 30 – WaCkY Wednesday
Thursday, October 31 – Black and Orange Day
Friday, November 1 – Pajama Day
ODYSSEY OF THE MIND FORMS
Odyssey of the Mind interest forms are due to the main office by Friday, October 25. Forms are available from Morning Meeting teachers.
CHROMEBOOK LOANER AND REPAIR PROCEDURES
Below is a link to a less than 2 minute video that was recently shared with students regarding Chromebook repairs and borrowing Chromebooks from the AMS Library. Please consider taking a moment to learn more about this process should your child need help with a Chromebook repair. Thank you! https://drive.google.com/a/www.averillpark.k12.ny.us/file/d/1AaoRjmbL8K965_AlUYmm3u8h0ZR516kq/view?usp=sharing
TECH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION SESSIONS
Grade 8 Families: Please click on the following link for more information about TechValley High School’s application process. A lottery of interested applicants will be conducted by TechValley to determine student admission.
KIWANIS FOOD DRIVE & EQUINOX THANKSGIVING DINNER
Please consider bringing in a food donation by November 8. Collection boxes will be at the end of each wing. We are asking each grade to bring in different items. The grade with the largest donation of food items will be rewarded! Please see attached for more details.
KIWANIS HOLIDAY AND FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM
School nurses in the Averill Park School District have been contacted by the Kiwanis Club of Sand Lake, NY, Inc. requesting that they forward to the Kiwanis Club the names of families that would like to participate in the Holiday Season Food and Toy Distribution Program. Mrs. Lanoue will forward to the Kiwanis Club only the names of those families who request to participate in this program.