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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Music Monday- "ROCKtober!"



On this day in history...

On this day in 2003, actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is elected governor of California, the most populous state in the nation with the world’s fifth-largest economy.



If you want to represent your 3rd period class on Monday October 26th in the Chalk It Up art competition, then pick up a sign up form from your 3rd period teacher or from Student Services.  Talk to your 3rd period teacher to find out when they are due.  

Harvest Festival is this Friday.  Start buying your tickets today at Student Store window.  Check out menu on School loop or posted around school.  


This Week

Friday is a Minimum Day..  Remind your parents, school is out at 12:30 p.m.  

Also, here is a quick reminder- on minimum days we do not have the 10 minute break between 2nd and 3rd period so please be sure you are not late to 3rd period.

It’s time to test your spelling skills in our annual school Spelling Bee.  Participants at each grade level will compete against each other.  Then the 7th and 8th grade winners will battle it out for the spot in the district spelling bee.  The winner will have an opportunity to not only participate in the district spelling bee, but have a chance at the regional, state, and national contests.

KAMS Spelling Bee will be held on Wednesday, October 28th.  Come sign-up and get your list of words to study in Mrs. Richardson’s classroom in MJ7. You may also ask your English teacher for the list.  You must sign up and get your list of words by Friday, Oct. 16th  to participate in the contest.  

Do you want to go to the best colleges in the nation when you graduate?  Are you willing to work hard to achieve this goal?If you answered yes to both of the above questions, then AVID is the program for you. If you are interested being considered for the Albiani AVID program, go to www.ams.schoolloop.com and click the online 7th grade application on the left side of the page.   Seats are filling up fast, so be sure to complete and submit your application as soon as possible!!!   


Weeks to come....

This month we will be selling Boo Grams from October 12th-26th. Boo Grams will be sold for $1.50 and that includes a bag of candy and an option to write a message to your friend. It will be delivered to your friends third period teacher on Friday the 30th.

Next Week we kick off our Blue Star Moms Campaign. October is a very exciting month. All month long KAMS gives back to our community and our country. Don't miss out and not participate. Check school Loop for more information.

Spirit Dress up days coming up!- Next Wednesday to help celebrate our 8th graders taking the PSAT, everyone wear your college sweatshirts, shirts and celebrate your favorite colleges! Check in at the team tables at lunch to get your spirit points!

Mark the following Dates:

  • October 16th Dude Be Nice Day- Wear Orange
  • October 20th Pink Day-Wear Pink to support those who are fighting Breast Cancer!
  • October 22nd Dress and Speak Like a Pirate Day-

To celebrate the opening night of our Fall Musical!

  • October 23rd- Falcon & Eagle Friday- Wear Red, White and Blue

Also PGHS Homecoming Parade that same day!

October 26- 30 Red Ribbon Spirit Week-Pledge, Dress Up and Participate. Start Planning those Outfits!

Monday – “Future is Bright, No Drugs in Sight!” Wear Neon!

Tuesday – “Team Up Against Drugs” Wear Spirit Team Colors and Shirts!

Wednesday – “Sock it to Drugs!” Crazy Sock Day!

Thursday – “Great Minds Think Alike!” Twin Day!

Friday – “Disguise Yourself From Drugs!” – Costume Day!

Reminder if you make S.O.A.R. 2 times this year, then you are eligible to go on Extra Curricular Field trips in March and April.  8th grade will go to Disneyland on March 11th and 7th graders will go to Six Flags on April 23rd.  If you are interested in fundraising money for these trips, then pick up a butterbraid fundraiser form in Student Services on Monday, October 26th.  


The first Club Live Meeting will be tomorrow at 8:15 am in room MC-3




Please mark your calendar for our One Stop Holiday Shop - Vendor and Craft Faire HERE on Monday, October 26 from 4:30-7:30 pm.  Encourage your parents to attend, get their holiday shopping done early, and support KAMS Athletics in the process.  See your Loo Mail for details.

Wrestling conditioning starts Nov. 2.  Wrestling practice starts Nov. 30.  Open to all. You must be cleared BEFORE you can start practicing.

Good Luck Lady Falcons tomorrow against Harriet Eddy.  It's a home game, so come out and support your Lady Falcons!



Wednesday, Oct. 7th


Ghostly things are happening at the library.  Do you love to read scary books? Come enter our October Library Challenge & earn a sweet treat.  The library is also hosting a Book Swap the whole month of October.  Bring in your gently used teen books to participate in our final book swap event on Oct. 26th.  Stop by the library for more details. 


Yearbook News

There are less than 200 yearbooks left!! Purchase the 2016 Yearbook today! $45 ($50 with silver engraved nameplate).  Purchase the 2016 Yearbook today!  Buy with cash or check at the Student Store or go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and type in our school code,16281, to order online.


Major Upcoming Events

Oct 8           VB vs. Eddy

Oct 9           Minimum Day

                   End of Term #1

                   Harvest Festival

Oct 14          College Spirit Wear Day!

                   PSAT for 8th

                    7th Rally

                   C&I Meeting

                   Parent University

Oct 15    VB vs. Harris

Oct 16    Orange Day- Dude, Be Nice...

Oct 20    Pink Day- Wear Pink and Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Oct 21     Faculty Meeting

Oct 22    Speak and Dress Like a Pirate Day

Oct 22--24   Fall Musical

Oct 22    VB vs. Jackman

Oct 23    Homecoming Parade- Falcon & Eagle Friday- Wear Red, White & Blue Day 

Oct 26- 30  Red Ribbon Spirit Week

Monday – “Future is Bright, No Drugs in Sight!” Wear Neon!

Tuesday – “Team Up Against Drugs” Wear Spirit Team Colors and Shirts!

Wednesday – “Sock it to Drugs!” Crazy Sock Day!

Thursday – “Great Minds Think Alike!” Twin Day!

Friday – “Disguise Yourself From Drugs!” – Costume Day!

Oct 30 Red Ribbon & Fall Sports Rally- 6th period


Dude Be Nice Assembly and Pledge!

Friday, October 9, 2015

Harvest Festival 10/9


Tickets on Sale for The Pirates of Penzance Jr.
The cast and crew have been hard at work preparing KAMS' First Fall Musical!  We'll be performing four shows of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance Jr.. Shows will be October 22 - 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the MP Room. We will... Continue
Posted by: Michelle Campbell
Published: 10/7/15

KAMS Harvest Festival- Friday October 9th
Mark your calendar for the KAMS Harvest Festival.  It will be during school hours and you can start buying tickets Monday in Student Store for the KAMS Harvest Festival.  Check out the attached menu to see what there is to do..... Continue
Posted by: Donna Mc Neel
Published: 10/6/15

EGUSD Facilities Master Plan (FMP)
The EGUDS Facilities is collecting input from the community to inform the development of the Facilities Master Plan. To this end:

       An email was sent out to parents last Friday, requesting them to complete the online Faciliti... Continue
Posted by: Kris Sall
Published: 10/5/15



Though students are permitted to carry their cell phones during the school day, use of cell phones is prohibited during school hours . All cell phones must be turned off and removed from ...more

Quick Guidelines on Student Dress Code

Dress and Grooming Guidelines

KAMS Families and Students,

Here are some key highlights from the EGUSD dress code policy. Dress code will be enforced, so please dress appropriately for school. For more ...more


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 8th grade students

Christina Ascencio (CAscenci@egusd.net ) can take calls regarding 7th 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.


Dude... Be Nice! (bloopers)

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