DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY – 1/20/20 – NO SCHOOL
There will be no school on Monday, January 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
APHS GRADE 8 SCHEDULING PRESENTATIONS & ELECTIVE FAIR – 1/21/20
The Averill Park High School counselors and principals will be visiting Algonquin on Tuesday, January 21 during PE/Music/Art/College and Career Pathways classes for team presentations on the high school’s scheduling process.
Students also will visit a high school elective fair during lunches on Tuesday, January 21 to learn more about exciting coursework opportunities available to ninth grade students.
TECH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL APPLICATIONS
Grade 8 Families: Applications for Tech Valley High School are available in the Counseling Center. All interested families must attend one of Tech Valley’s parent-student information sessions. Please have your child pick up a packet in the Counseling Center.
APCSD KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION
Registration for kindergarten is now underway. Please click on the following link for more information:
SPREADING WILL POWER BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL GAME – 1/31/20 – 7pm
Please join AP Student Government and Boys Basketball team “Spreading Will Power” on Friday, January 31 during the day and wrapping up with the boys game that evening. Our goal is to turn APCSD a sea of Will Power to spread awareness about The Brave Will Foundation.
Please visit our online store to order your shirt, deadline is 1/15/20
ACTIVE PARENTING WORKSHOP PROGRAM
Are you interested in gaining information on technology, social media, substance abuse, school and social stressors? Active Parenting of Teens workshop is for parents of students in grades 6-9, which provides useful tools to navigate the adolescent years. The workshop takes place on Tuesdays from January 28 to February 25 from 6:30-8:00pm at Algonquin. Please click on the following link for more information: https://www.averillpark.k12.ny.us/news-archive-2019-2020/3832-active-parenting-workshop
REGIONAL SCHOOL FINANCE ADVOCACY PANEL
Please click on the following link for more information about an upcoming Regional School Finance Advocacy Panel that will be held on Thursday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m. at Columbia High School:
FROM THE LIBRARY
The Library is holding a Game-A-Thon fundraiser on Thursday, January 16 from 2:30-4:30 P.M. in the cafeteria. Students can play a variety of board games, (Jenga, Dominion, Forbidden Island, Sorry, Sponge Bob Square Pants Uno, Stratego, charades, Headbanz, etc.) or chess. They can also choose to play non-violent games on their phones. Tickets cost $7 and will be on sale during lunches on Tues., 1/14, Wed. 1/15 and Thurs. 1/16. There is a girl’s home basketball game at 4:15. Students can come to the fundraiser, stay for the game and be picked up at 5:30 P.M. We appreciate your support of the library!
We are still in need of volunteers to sell tickets and chaperone for the Game-a-thon thisThursday. Please sign up online at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4DA9AC2FA0FF2-ticket
Another session of the Coding Club will meet after school on Wednesday, January 22! Your child will need to sign up in the library. They will take the late bus home or need a ride. Different coding games, gadgets and websites will be provided. The sign-up sheet is available now in the library if students would like to join us. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Ekstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org
AMS MUSIC WARDROBE
If any student needs assistance borrowing black and white dress clothes for one of our school concerts, please reach out to one of our school counselors who can put you in touch with our Music Wardrobe. Thank you.