The Heart of a Lion
14-15 Aycock Science Fair Winners
1st Does Density = Healthy Carrington Lea
2nd Tissue Rivalry Amiya Smith
3rd There's Gum in My Hair Lauren Slate
HM Tooth Decay Sterling Bremer
Fruit Mold Isaiah Manning
Doggy Language Christina Mays
Let's Move Makaijah Bailey
1st Eyes Vs. Ears Amelia Shields
2nd Does Font Affect Ability... Maria Shields
3rd Patterns and Probability Angelina Monroe
HM Brand Vs. Generic Nathaniel Williams
Music and its Effect Cason Pearce
Pansy Perennial Jayari Chisolm
Color Character Brooklyn Goldstein
1st Effect of Acid on Metals Rohit Shinde
2nd It ain't about the Ice Cream Brayden Ajetunmobi
3rd Egg-Licious Tasheia Miller
HM You're Nails Serenity Morgan
The Mpemba Effect Waiel Gafar/ Eduardo Cuellar
Earth and Environmental
1st Satellites Go Round Destiny Davis
2nd Sustaining Life with Aquaponics Alasia Williams
3rd Reason for the Seasons Christopher Stanley
HM Solar Heater Sierra Mieghan
Solar Oven Confidence Paul
Filter This Mykel Betty/Shania Morgan
Chemical or Organic Fertilization Demontez Clark
1st Tightening the Turns Spencer Fleming
2nd Electrolytes Noah Lea
3rd Guitar Jingle Jazmyn Sibley
HM Ring My Decibel Carl Hieb
Bounce It Jayla Miles
Sound Waves Duin Rahlan/ Muh Rcom
How do shoes impact my shot? Isaac Walker
National League Justyn Steens
Technology and Engineering
1st For your "Enterpainment" Greyson Brandon
2nd SDA Samuel Donker
3rd No Pain, Lots of Game Jordan Minor
HM The Effects of Video Games on the Body Alonzo Barnett III
Holiday Reading Incentive Program
Once again, we would like to encourage students to continue reading during the winter break. Attached is the log students can use to keep track of their minutes – 20 minutes a day for at least 15 days during winter break, December 20, 2014 – January 5, 2015. Students must read a total of 300 minutes or more to be eligible for the prizes.
For the second straight year, GCS is offering several exciting incentives for students!
* To be eligible for incentives all reading logs should be turned into Media Specialists by January 16, 2015.
* Media Specialists should then turn in the names of eligible students to Tammy Gruer by January 21, 2015.
* Winners will be announced the week of January 26, 2015.
Elementary and Middle School Incentives:
Please note: We will need a list of names of all elementary and middle students eligible for the UNCG games from each school. UNCG will provide an electronic certificate to be distributed to students.
300 minutes All elementary and middle students who read at least 300 minutes during Winter Break can receive a complimentary ticket to the UNCG men’s basketball game on February 28th against Chattanooga. Family members of qualifying students can purchase discounted tickets for $5.00 to the game. All tickets must be secured through the UNCG ticket office by Wednesday, February 25. Information about how to secure these tickets will be included on the certificate, which will be given to the students who qualify.
Elementary, Middle and High School Incentives:
300 minutes All elementary, middle and high school students who read at least 300 minutes will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win one of the following giveaways: 1. 4 iPad minis 2. 72 $25 Barnes & Noble gift cards
You still have time to support the Aycock Middle School library
We have 2 of days left in our online Titlewish fundraiser, and we’re trying to meet our goal of $250.00.
We’d like to thank everyone who’s already donated and remind those of you who haven’t had a chance that this fundraiser ends on December 16th.
As a reminder, 100% of the money we raise will go directly to purchasing new materials for our school library.
You can still donate, just visit http://www.titlewish.com/106748 and click the Donate button.
Thank you again for helping us provide Aycock Middle School students with the best education possible!
This week at Aycock:
Dec. 8th to 11th - Aycock Science Fair
Dec. 10th - 7th Grade Field trip to UNCG Basketball Game (Information will be sent home).
Dec. 11th - Parent Portal Session 5:00 - 6:00p
Dec. 11th - Aycock Winter Concert 6:00p - 8:00p
Dec. 12th - 8th Grade Field Trip Discovery Place - Science & Technology magnet only
Dec. 15th - Basketball vs. Jackson at Jackson 4:45p
Dec. 15th - Wrestling vs. Hairston at Hairston 5:00p
Dec. 17th - Wrestling vs. Mendenhall at Aycock 5:00p
Dec. 22nd to Jan. 5th - Winter Break