Hello from ACMA
Message from Principal Paige
ACMA Transition to "ACMA @ 118th"
Arts & Communication Magnet Academy has moved to ACMA @ 118th Avenue until June 2021. The accessibility to our office will be limited.
Office Hours starting June 24, 2019 through August 12, 2019 will be:
Monday - Thursday 8-2pm.
650 NW 118th Ave
Portland, OR 97229
"Sometimes people ask me what Timberland, our temporary home in 2019-2021 will be like. I tell them yellow." Bjorn Paige
ACMA Day - Monday, August 19th
PTO Ice Cream Social and Back to School Night - Thursday, August 29th
On Thursday, August 29th, is ACMA's annual BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT! Yes, before the school year starts! On this evening, parents and students are invited to bring their new class schedule and meet their new teachers.
6:00pm - The ACMA PTO will be providing ice cream to all students and families.
6:30pm - Welcome by Bjorn Paige, Principal
6:45pm - Classroom visitation begins. A schedule will be provided when you arrive.
BTSN - TAG & Health Information
Both the TAG Coordinator (MaryAnn Campbell) and Health teacher (Beth Deal) will be available prior to the Ice Cream Social/Back to School Night on August 29th. They will be talking about their programs and answering your questions. Please join them at 5:30pm. Room TBD.
When Is Your First Day of School?
The first day of school for students in grade 6 and all "new to ACMA" is Tuesday, September 3, 2019.
The first day of school for all remaining students is Wednesday, September 4, 2019.
So many opportunities...
- ACMA Day
- Dance Recitals
- Music Concerts
- PTO's "The Spectacular"
- School Dances
- Theater Productions
- Field Trips
and many, many more. If you have not registered to be a volunteer at ACMA, click the link below to get started. Do not wait!
School Supply List 2019-2020
Updates to District Calendar for 2019-2020
Due to budget cuts the District Calendar has been updated for the 2019-2020 school year (see picture below). Please visit the District Calendar webpage for updated 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 revised District Calendars.
Because of this change ACMA has made date adjustments to our ACMA Day & Back To School Night. Here are the new dates:
- Monday, August 19th - ACMA Day (school photos, online verification, fee payments, collect class schedule) 7:30am thru 4:30pm
- Thursday, August 29th - Back-To-School Night/PTO Ice Cream Social 6:00pm
Please mark these dates on your Calendar!
A/B Day Calendar
2019 Summer Meals Program
This summer, children can enjoy free lunches through the Summer Food Service Program
sponsored by Beaverton School District Nutrition Services Department. The Summer Food
Service Program is a federally-funded nutrition program open to all children ages 1-18 years.
Adults can eat for just $3.50. No applications or registration are necessary, and all children
and teens are welcome. In addition to lunch, some sites offer breakfast in conjunction to
scheduled summer school programs.
There are 18 school sites providing meals this summer. All children are encouraged and
welcome to come join in the fun! Bring your children or tell a friend. Days of service can
be different for some sites, so please check the Nutrition Services Summer Meal Program
website for dates, locations, and times. Lunches will be served Mon. - Fri., June 18 through
August 16, 2018 at most of the following sites:
Beaver Acres, Chehalem, Elmonica, Greenway, Hazeldale, Kinnaman, McKay, McKinley, Raleigh Park, and Vose
Meadow Park, Mountain View
Beaverton, Merlo Station (Mobile truck), Mountainside, Southridge, Sunset and Westview
In addition, lunches will be delivered to the following park and apartment locations:
•Beaverton City Park, 12375 SW 5th St., Beaverton 97005
•Cedar Hills Recreation Center, 11640 SW Park Way, Portland 97225
•Eichler Park, 13710 SW Farmington Rd. Beaverton 97005
•Garden Home Recreation Center, 7475 SW Oleson Rd., Portland 97223
•Kinnaman Townhomes Apartments, 17647 SW Kinnaman Rd, Aloha, OR 97007
•LynMarie Apartments, 3660 SW 117th Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005
•Merlo Station Apartments, 032 SW Merlo Rd., Beaverton 97007
•Mountain View Champions Park, 5915 SW 170th Ave., Beaverton, 97007
•Patrician Apartments, 18000 SW Shaw St, Aloha, OR 97007
•THPRD Skate Park, 15707 SW Walker Rd., Beaverton, 97006
•Willow Springs Apartments, 3340 SW Doyle Place, Beaverton 97007
•Wonderland Park, 6400 SW King Blvd, Beaverton, OR 97008
This year, the BSD, in collaboration with multiple community partners, will offer the
following FREE enrichment opportunities at select sites during the meal program: Kids
Yoga, iBopKids song and dance classes, THPRD’s RecMobile and Nature Mobile, Story Time
with the Beaverton City Library, OSU Extension Service’s “Food Hero” Cooking Classes and
a special BSD Books & Bytes program. Please check the BSD Nutrition Services / SummerMeal Program website for additional details
AVID Volunteer Tutors Needed!
AVID=Advancement Via Individual Determination
The Beaverton AVID Program teaches students the skills and behaviors necessary for academic success in high school, college and beyond.
· AVID volunteers (we call them 'tutors') work with small groups of students under the supervision of a teacher.
· Volunteers are trained to use specific strategies that help develop students’ critical thinking, literacy, and math skills.
· Volunteers are needed mainly on Tuesdays & Thursdays, and times vary depending on the school and volunteer's availability.
· Training and ongoing support provided.
· Community or Parent Volunteer Application and Background Check required.
For more information contact: BSD-AVID-Tutor@beaverton.k12.or.us