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The Heart of a Lion

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14-15 Aycock Science Fair Winners

Biology A

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

Biology B

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

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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!

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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