ADL Announcements 01/02/2020

(These are sent each Thursday school is in session.)

Don't forget to reserve your ADL yearbook!

Did you know that you must reserve a yearbook early if you plan on buying one? Yearbook sales have started and the yearbook club has been working hard on making a fabulous yearbook for ADL! The books are $20.00 and a "World Beat" (this year's top headlines in sports, technology, music, movies and pop trends) is included for free! Yearbooks can be ordered on-line or you can pick up an order form from the main office. The orders are due by February 1st. The books are distributed the last week of school in June.


  • Wednesday, January 8, 8:30-10:30 AM, Algebra midterm in cafeteria
  • Thursday, January 9, 6:30 PM, PAWS meeting in library
  • Thursday, January 16, 6:30-8:30 PM, Alchemy Family Night in cafeteria
  • Friday, January 17, 6:30-8:30 PM, Dance
  • Monday, January 20, Martin Luther King Day, AM 1/2 day for students, School-wide Assembly - DISMISSAL AT 12:15 PM, PM Teacher In-Service
  • Thursday, January 23, 6:30-7:30 PM, Screenagers 2: The Next Chapter, Screening at EHS
  • Friday, January 24, 11:15 AM-2:15 PM, Discovery to Flynn
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2-7:00 PM, American Red Cross Blood Drive
  • Thursday, January 30, 6:30-7:30 PM, Coffee House in cafeteria
  • Thursday, February 13, 7:00 PM, Winter Band Concert
  • Wed-Sat, February 19-22, 50th Annual Basketball Tournament
  • Monday, February 24-March 3, Winter Break/School Closed

50th Annual Basketball Tournament

Hello From The ADL Tournament Committee,

This February marks the 50th year of the ADL Basketball Tournament. It is said to be the oldest middle school tournament in the nation, and if you ask me, the best middle school tournament in the nation. We are looking forward to February 19-22, 2020, and are hoping you will join us to celebrate.

First, please save the dates. The Tournament starts on Wednesday, 2/19, and the championships are on Saturday, 2/21. It would be great to see all of the ADL Alumni back in the building for the special night.

Secondly, for all our basketball alumni, we would like to have two alumni basketball games on Tuesday, 2/18. We would have an over 30 coed game starting at 5:30p.m. and an under 30 coed game at 7:00p.m. These games should be fun, and be a good kick off to the week.

Lastly, we would like to recognize all the ADL basketball/cheerleading alumni on championship night. We are hoping to have an ADL alumnus from each year of the Tournament. If you are able to attend championship night and willing to represent your year, please send an email to In your email, please give us your name,the year you finished 8th grade, and your shirt size.

We look forward to seeing our current and former players, parents, and teachers come together to celebrate this golden anniversary as a community.


Kevin Barber & the Tournament Committee

Penguin Plunge

Registration for the 2020 Penguin Plunge is underway. It will take place on February 1 in Burlington. A portion of the money raised for the Special Olympics comes back to our community, supporting the Unified Sports program at ADL.

Use the link below to see the team page and to register your child. PLEASE NOTE - your child MUST have a physical, paper waiver on file for them to do the actual plunge on February 1, 2020.

Please contact Catherine Parlante ( with more questions.


  • Art Club will start on Friday, November 1st, 3:15-4:30 PM, and meet every other Friday in the Art room. Mrs. Logan is the advisor.
  • Chess, Cribbage and Card Playing Club meets every Wednesday morning from 7:15-8:15 in Mr. Gustafson's room #C6.
  • D&D Club meets every other Thursday from 3:15-5:00 PM in Mrs. Kurnit's room, C10. If you are interested in joining, contact Mrs. Kurnit.
  • Dance Club will meet on Thursdays, 3:30-4:15 PM. If you are interested please see Mrs. Dalla-Mura. She is looking for students to join this club!
  • Doodle Club will start on Friday, October 25, 3:15-4:30 PM, and meet every other Friday in the Art room. Mrs. Logan is the advisor.
  • Fiber Arts Club Do you want to make a MONSTER? The club will be making needle felted monsters this fall. The club meets every Thursday morning from 7:30 to 8:10 in room B20. No experience necessary and the supplies will be provided. Mrs. Bilodeau-Meek is the advisor.
  • Geo Bee
  • International Club will meet on Fridays, 3:15-4:00 PM in Madame Tupaj's room C26. Next meeting is January 17th.
  • Math Club is on Wednesdays, 3:15-4:15 PM, in room B23. Mrs. Zimmerman is the advisor.
  • Pride Club will start on Wednesday, January 8th at 3:15 PM. Meet in the guidance office. Mrs. Williams is the advisor.
  • Yearbook Club meetings will be on Tuesdays at 2:15-3:15 PM in room B5. Ms. Edwards is the advisor.

ADL Paws

Want to keep updated on the ADL PAWS projects and events?

Don't miss out! "Like" the "PAWS ADL" page on Facebook today! The facebook page will share info about ongoing opportunities to support your school community at ADL. From volunteering your time, donating baked goods, to events we'll be hosting for ADL students and family, there are lots of things to like! Click below to "like" our Facebook page and stay connected and involved!

ADL Bottle Barn

Please drop off your clean bottles and cans to donate to ADL special programs!


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