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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Pennies for Patients

March 2- 13, 2015


Today in History

March 4

On March 4, 1933, at the height of the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 32nd president of the United States.


Today at KAMS...

I am proud to announce that the Albiani Concert Band received a “Superior Rating” at the Elk Grove Music Festival this past Saturday. This is the highest score an ensemble can receive (5th year in a row ).  Congratualtions Mr. Souliere and all of our KAMS Band Students!  Thank you KAMS students for representing Katherine Albiani Middle School and making us proud.  Mr. Souliere would like to recognize KAMS Band students for all their hard work during daily rehearsals and for reaching your goal.

Student Store is open today and Friday after school.  No studnet store after school on Thursday.
Monday started our 2 week campaign for our annual KAMS Pennies for Patients Drive!  great day yesterday with our Wash Away Cancer Balloon launch.  You guys were awesome!  We raised over $90 between the 2 lunches!  A huge shout out to Mrs. Campbell, Mr. Woods, Mrs. Dopson, Mr. LaChapelle, Mr. Leon, Mrs. Johnson, Mr. P for their willingness to get wet!  Great job KAMS Staff.  Come out today again to see more staff members participate.  Our goal is to raise $200 by the end of 8th grade lunch today.  
Team color money donation competitions will continue on Thursday and Friday.  Put money in your 3rd period class box .  Win points for your spirit team and prizes for your 3rd period class.    All $ goes to Pennies for Patients.  ALso we will continue to play the annoying Smurf Song till our goal is made...  LALALALA! 

This Week at KAMS...

Disneyland Departure Meetings begins on Friday.  Refer to the email that was sent to all participating students about the mandatory bus meetings. You cannot miss these important dates in room MC-3:  

Bus #1 Friday, March 6th  during 8th grade Lunch (come immediately at the beginning of lunch)

Bus #2 Monday, March 9th  during 8th grade Lunch (come immediately at the beginning of lunch)

Bus #3 Tuesday, March 10th during 8th grade Lunch (come immediately at the beginning of lunch)

Bus #4 & Waiting list Wednesday, March 11th during 8th grade Lunch (come immediately at the beginning of lunch)


Athletics on Campus...

Track and Field will begin on March 16 out at the track. If you have turned in your paperwork for another sport, Mr. Woods has it. For those that need to get a physical and complete all the other paperwork, you can get the forms online or come see Mr. Woods. Please turn in all paperwork to Mr. Woods prior to March 16th.



There are only 170 Yearbooks left for sale! Buy one at the Student Store or click on

the "Like Yearbook" before it's too late! Promotion and Personal ADS are also on

sale for yearbook until March 3rd. Please see school loop for Personal AD info under

Yearbook News. Don’t forget to always check out our Yerd’s the Word website for

our latest pics for yearbook consideration!



Club Live will not meet  this Thursday.  Don't forget to turn in your Club Live Lip Sync fieldtrip form and your money into the students store by Friday.  See Ms. McNeel if you have any questions.

"The next Albiani All-Star meeting is this Friday, March 6th, at 7:30 am. We will meet in room G-06. Please bring any completed petitions or paperwork to this meeting. 8th graders: we will be discussing final petition deadlines and the essay requirement at this meeting. Don’t miss out! We look forward to seeing you there!"




Wednesday, March 4th
The library is going GREEN for March Madness! We are celebrating Teen Tech Month, Women’s History Month, & Basketball all month long. Come see ALL our March Madness books on display for you to CHECKout! Want to try our March library challenge? Correct responses will get you a free try to make a basketball shot. We are raffling off “Technology Prizes & More” all month.

NEXT WEEK and WEEKS to come...

7th graders, if you make SOAR 2 times this year with no supspensions you qualify for the SOAR SIX FLAGS Trip-  Pick up Forms in Student Services during your lunch with a 2015- 15 KAMS ID card beginning Thursday, March 19.    Also, sign ups begin Friday, March 20th  at KAMS Student Store during lunch. Seats are limited; therefore, sign-ups will be on a first come, first serve basis. Sign up at the same time as your friends to ride on the same bus. No bus assignments will be changed after sign ups.
Minimun Day on March 13th.  Last day of Term 3
If you are an 7th grader and you are interested in applying to 8th grade Leadership, mark your calendar because applications come out Monday, March 16th.  More information to come as the date gets closer.

Upcoming Events

Mar 3     SSC Meeting

Mar 4     F&O Meeting

Mar 5     Leadership Fieldtrip

                ELAC Meeting

Mar 11   C&I Meeting

Mar 13  End of Term 3

                Minimum Day

                CPR/AED Site Training

                Disneyland Trip


Be Safe… Be Respectful…  Be Responsible…

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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


Yearbook Personal AD Deadline Extended - FRIDAY, MARCH 6TH. See attached flyer. We have only a few spaces left. Email cyhills@egusd.net before it's too late to celebrate your child!
Posted by: Christina Hills
Published: 3/3/15

There are only 145 yearbooks left! Click on the LIKE YEARBOOK button on School Loop or go to the Student Store to purchase one before it's too late. Check out the Yerd's the Word website to see previews of the yearbook!
Posted by: Christina Hills
Published: 3/3/15

ELAC Meeting for Thursday, March 5th 6p.m.
Please join us for our final ELAC meeting on Thursday, March 5th at 6PM in LRC 25, located in the PGHS/KAMS Library building.  On the agenda will be a short presentation on the new math curriculum pathway from PGHS’s math department cha... Continue
Posted by: Kris Sall
Published: 3/2/15


How to report an absence


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

Julie Underwood (Junderwo@egusd.net) can take calls regarding 7th grade students

Christina Ascencio (Cascencio@egusd.net) works with 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.