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October 27th


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What's on Today


Thanks to everyone for making the KAMS Color Run A Success

Parent Letter 10/10/2016

Parent Letter 10/10/2016

KAMS Daily Bulletin

Falcon Bulletin


Monday , October 17, 2016

Be Your Best!





Set Personal Kindnes Goals every day of the week to spread Kindness:

  • Make A Difference Monday
  • TPS Tuesday- TEXT, Post, Say Something Positive 
  • Win the Day Wednesday
  • Live the Change Thursday
  • Healthy/ Happy Habits Friday



It's an exciting week here at KAMS!!!  There's a lot going on!!!!


KAMS COLOR RUN is this Friday.  Pick up your Running Bibs, t-shirts, and swag bags starting on Thursday during lunch or after school.  If you can't pick it up Thursday, then you can pick it up Friday during lunch or after school.  The KAMS Color Run Starts 4 pm in the middle of the soccer field.  There will be vendors, food, and a lot of fun!  Don't miss out!!!!


Blue Star Mom's Donation and collection starts today.  Leadership is coming by right now to give you your box.  We will be back Next Monday to collect what you brought so far.  The last day to donate is November 4th. Bring all donated items to your 3rd period teacher.  


PINK DAY is tomorrow!!!  Wear Pink to show you are joining the fight against Breast Cancer.  Stop by the booth in the quad and we will be having Dress Up competition!!!  Also, enter a pumpkin in the Pennies for Pumpkins competition next Thursday.  See school loop for entry forms or pick one up in Student Services.


Chalk it up Drawings are due to your 3rd period teachers...  Teachers we are extending your due date to Friday.  Have all representative's name and drawings to Ms. McNeel by Friday.



This Week & weeks to come


Friday is Orange Day!  Spirit points awarded 3rd period.  No spirit Competition at lunch.  Each 3rd period class winner, gets a prize!!!!


Dear 7th Graders,


Do you set goals for yourself? Do you love working with others? Do you want to attend a four year college right out of high school? If so, the Albiani AVID program is for you! If you are interested in being considered for the Albiani AVID 7 class for second semester, please fill out the AVID 7 application on School Loop.  The link to the application can be found on the left side of the homepage with the title 7th Grade AVID Application. The application is now available! The deadline to apply for the AVID 7 class is Wednesday, November 2, 2016. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Howe, the AVID Coordinator, in room G-06. We look forward to meeting you!


AVID will be selling ice cream bars after school this Wednesday in front of the Student Store. Only $1.00 gets you a cool treat for the walk or ride home. Thanks for your support and see you there!


Start Planning those outfits for Red Ribbon Spirit Week- October 31- November 4th.  Here are the Dress up days and Themes:


Red Ribbon Spirit Week -

Monday 10/31:  ‘Disguise Yourself from Drugs!” Wear your favorite fun, non- violent costume (no mask, no clown costumes, no objects that look like weapons or bloody costumes)

Tuesday 11/1: “Don’t Get Tied Down by Smoking Tobacco!” Wear Bows and Bow ties

Wednesday 11/2: “Boot out Drugs!” – Wear Boots or Dress Western

Thursday 11/3: “Too Smart for Drugs!” – Wear your College Gear

Friday 11/4: “Team up Against Drugs!” – Twin Day




Congratulations to the KAMS Cross Country team. They raced in the Falcon Invitational this past Saturday. The boys remain undefeated and the girls took 2nd place. Great job to all that came out!


VOLLEYBALL – Congratulations to 7th grade girls volleyball who ended the season with a 6-2 record and congratulations to 8th grade girls volleyball who ended the regular season undefeated!  Way to go Lady Falcons!  Playoffs are this week.  Check the volleyball page of School Loop for more information.


8th Grade Basketball

-All students must have a completed Athletic Clearance Packet on-file in the Athletic Office in order to try out.

  • BOYS (8th grade only)
    • Tryouts are Oct 25, 26, 27 all from 3:15-5:15pm in the gym


  • GIRLS (8th grade only)
    • Tryouts are October 25 and 26 from 5:15-7:15, October 28 from 3:15-5:15pm in the gym
    • MANDATORY MEETING for all girls planning to tryout for 8th grade girls basketball on Monday, October 24, at the beginning of lunch.  Location TBA.

7th Grade Basketball

-7th grade boys basketball and 7th grade girls basketball tryouts will being on January 4. 

-Turn in Athletic Clearance Packets any time.

-Stay tuned for more information or check School Loop.



Monday, Oct. 17th


Have you read a book by Darren Shan or Lois Duncan?  Who is your favorite scary author?  Come participate in October’s Library challenge and vote for your favorite scary author & earn a sweet treat.


Did you get an Overdue Notice?  Please remember to return or renew your overdue library materials.  Don’t be caught on the “No Activities” list.


Wednesday, Oct. 19th


Have you read a book by Christopher Pike or Neil Gaiman?  Who is your favorite scary author?  Come participate in October’s Library challenge and vote for your favorite scary author & earn a sweet treat. 


Did you get an Overdue Notice?  Please remember to return or renew your overdue library materials.  Don’t be caught on the “No Activities” list.




So many KAMS CLUBS up and running!!    Don't miss out.  Join a club today!


Club Live meeting is meeting again this Thursday, October 20th at 8:15 am in room MC-3.  Bring a friend.  IF you missed last week.  Its okay, JUST COME!!!!


Reach One Alliance club is meeting this Tuesday, October 20th in room MC- 7.  Kevin Bracy will be joining us for a huddle.  Don't miss out!!!!


The next Albiani All-Star meeting is this Friday, October 21st at lunch. 7th graders will meet in room G-05 and 8th graders will meet in room G-06. Please bring any completed petitions or paperwork to this meeting. We look forward to seeing you there!




Purchase the 2017 yearbook for $45 ($5 for nameplate). For online purchases, click on the yearbook ordering link and enter our school code: 16281. For cash and check, buy one at the Student Store. Any questions? Contact Mrs. Hills through loopmail.


Major Upcoming Events




October 18, 2016

Pink Day – Support Breast Cancer Awareness

All Day

October 17 - 21, 2016

Parent Lunch Visitation

Both Lunches

October 20 , 2016

Volleyball Championships @ EPMS


October 20, 2016

Volleyball Championships @TJMS


October 20, 2016

Coffee @ KAMS on MP Stage

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

October 20, 2016

KAMS Color Run participant Bib pick up

3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

October 21, 2016

KAMS Color Run

3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

October 26

SOTM on MP Stage

Both Lunches

October 27- 28, 2016

Pennies for Pumpkins on outdoor MP Stage

Both Lunches

October 28, 2016

Red Ribbon/ Fall Sports Rally

6th period

Oct. 25- December 8, 2016

8th grade Basketball Begins in gym

3:15 p.m.- 7:15 p.m.

Oct. 31st – Nov. 4, 2016

Red Ribbon Week and Spirit Week

All Day

October 31st- Nov. 8, 2016

Blue Star Moms collection w/ PGHS

3rd period






Thanks Everyone for making KAMS COLOR RUN A Success!

KAMS EVENTS 2016- 2017

And Here's JIMMY.......


Click here for TODAY SHOW w/ Jimmy Falcon



Congratulations to all our students who purchased a yearbook. Please check the attached list.We will update the list every few weeks. If you have any questions, please contact Christina Hills through loopmail. 


Homework Help and Study Room!!  (MK8)


Perfect place to study, get homework help, get quizzed by a wonderful mentor student, or just hang out.

Mrs. Brown’s room MK-8

  • Mondays 7:30-8:00 AM.
  • Tuesdays 7:30-8:00 AM.
  • Wednesdays 7:30-8:00 AM.
  • Fridays 7:30-8:00 AM.

KAMS Mathletes Rock!



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Quick Guidelines on Student Dress Code

Dress and Grooming Guidelines

KAMS Families and Students,

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How to report an absence


You can call 916-686-5210 to report your student’s absence.

Antoinette Elliott (AElliott@egusd.net) can take calls regarding 7th grade students

Christina Ascencio (CAscenci@egusd.net ) can take calls regarding 8th grade students

If you send a note or email, please remember to include: student name, date of absence, reason for absence, student ID number (if you have it), and who is reporting the absence. We will not accept emails to clear a student absence from a student's School Loop account. School Loop emails must come from a parent account.