Principal's Weekly Update
January 8, 2015 - No.17
HAPPY HOLIDAYS from the STAFF at ALBION MIDDLE SCHOOL!
Dates for your Calendar:
January 8 - Online Report Cards (PASS) Your PASS Account
January 13 - Albion PTA, 9:30am
January 15 - Early Release Day (2:00 pm)
January 18 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No School
January 21 - Raising Cyber Conscious Kids - Click HERE
No School - January 18:
The Strongsville City Schools will be close on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. School will resume Tuesday, January 19.
Get Your Teen Reading:
Teens often view reading as work instead of fun. Check out 9 ways to lure your teen back to books at Get Teens Reading!
This week we hear from our Encore Team...
Select Choir will be singing the National Anthem for the Mustang Bowl this winter between Center and Albion Middle Schools - come support our Select Choir and basketball teams! Girls - (Feb 8th) 4:30 at the HS; Boys - (Feb 10th) 5:00 at the HS.
Congrats to the band, orchestra, and choir, on outstanding winter concerts prior to winter break.
Congrats to our Scholastic Art Winners. Albion had 11 Award Winners this year. Several pieces will be on display at the Cleveland Institute of Art during January. Additional pieces will be displayed on the bulletin board outside Rm 201.
Attention 7th Grade Parents:
All 7th grade students are enrolled in our Design and Modeling class as part of their of class rotation during the year. The Design and Modeling carries a $5.00 fee that was inadvertently left off our student fee sheets at the beginning of the school year. Please check your Your PASS Account for this added fee. If you have not already done so, the $5.00 fee can be paid online or in person at Albion Middle School. Please feel free to call Albion at 440-572-7070 if you have questions regarding your account. We apologize for not having this on your account at the beginning of the year.
Our next scheduled Early Release Day is Friday, January 15. Early Release Days give teachers the opportunity to meet with colleagues in their department to discuss a variety of educational issues, including: student assessment data, instructional practices, intervention, and curriculum.
On the 15th, departments from Center will join Albion staff to examine our second quarter assessments and their implications for instruction and student learning. 7/8 Math, Science, Art, Health/Physical Education, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, and Intervention Specialists will meet at Albion. All other 7/8 departments will meet at Center Middle School.
Strongsville City Schools: Strongsville City Schools
Albion Middle School: Albion MS
Albion Middle School Calendar/Athletics: HERE.
Free and Reduced Priced Lunches: F/R Lunches
PASS: Your PASS Account
GMail: Gmail Info for Students
Snow Days Information: HERE
Two-Hour Delay Information: HERE
Albion Ski Club: Albion Ski Club
Albion PTA: PTA
Ohio Department of Education: ODE
Aerodynamics with Mrs. Holland's Class
Paul Sidoti visits Albion!
Paul Sidoti, lead guitar for Taylor Swift's band, graduate of both Albion and Strongsville HS, classmate and best friend of 7th grade science teacher, Mr. Hurdle.
Building Popsicle Bridges in Mr. Hurdle's Class