VAMS Panther Pause Newsletter

October 23, 2015


  • Friday, October 23 - Dance Party- 5th/6th grade dance 5:30-7:00 & 7th/8th grade dance 7:30-9:00 (more information below)
  • October 26 - October 30 - Red Ribbon Week (more information below)
  • November 5 - Pep Rally @ 2:49
  • November 11 - Veterans Day Program (more information below)

box tops due october 28th

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Theater Arts Monologue Results

Congratulations to the following theater arts students for placing in the monologue contest:

Dramatic Monologue:

1st Place: Brendan Murphy

2nd Place: Kate Hutchison

3rd Place: Peyton Hill

Comedic Monologue:

1st Place: Tatum Wylie

2nd Place: Camryn Adams

3rd Place: Tyler Rose

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Veterans Day Program

On Wednesday, November 11th at 9:00 AM, VAMS will honor our local veterans with our annual Veteran’s Day Program hosted by our 7th grade class. Help us spread the word to our local veterans so they can attend and we can show them our appreciation for their service.
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2015-2016 Yearbooks on sale now

Yearbooks are priced at $35 (online order) or $37 (cash or check) until October 28th. After that date, the price will be $40 through January, and $45 until the end of May.

You can send a check, in an envelope marked YEARBOOK AND your child's name to the office made payable to VAMS or you can ORDER ONLINE.

Online orders: Code 9482916

Check out our promo video created by 8th graders, Kayla Bellamy and Faith Dixon...

2015-2016 Yearbook Promo Video

Christmas Angel

Christmas Angel applications went home this week. If your family is in need or you know of a family in need for this upcoming holiday season, please complete the application and return it to school by Monday, November 2nd. Please click the link below to access a Christmas Angel application.

Christmas Angel Application

Please click this button to access the Christmas Angel application.

Panther Sports


Volleyball - Monday, October 24 @ 4:30 home game against Commerce

Football - Thursday, October 29 @ 4:30 in Farmersville

Go Panthers!

Good luck to our volleyball teams playing in the district tournament this weekend in Caddo Mills!

Pep Rally

Yesterday's pep rally was a success! Enjoy the video below of some our our 8th graders, Jake Carroll, Trey Moore, Cade Morgan, Zach Moncier, and Cam Montgomery, showing off their smooth dance moves.
VAMS Pep Rally Dance Skit 10/22/15

High School Basketball Fundraiser

Looking for some new Panther wear? The boys' and girls' basketball teams are having a fundraiser. Check out the link below to see what is available. Please submit your order to Julie Thomas at The sale will run through November 6.
Basketball Fundraiser Items

Click this button to view the items for sale

VAMS Bell Schedule

Click this button to access our bell schedule

VAISD 2015-2016 Calendar

Click this button to access this year's school calendar.

Volunteer Approval Form

Click this button to access the Volunteer Approval Form. We appreciate our volunteers!

Facebook and Twitter

Want to see what goes on at VAMS during the week? Want to see pictures of students doing awesome things? Want to see what learning looks like on our campus? Be sure to like us on Facebook (Van Alstyne Middle School) and follow us on Twitter at @vamiddleschool