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Way to go Mrs. Triplett!

Mrs. Triplett who was recently named principal of Northern Guilford Middle School in Guilford County Schools. She will begin leading the school effective July 1, 2015.




Ashley has been serving as assistant principal of Aycock Middle School since 2012. As a PTLA intern, she conducted her internship at Vandalia Elementary School with Principal Keisha Brown. When Ms. Brown became principal of Aycock, she hired Mrs. Triplett to become her assistant principal.





Prior to PTLA, Mrs. Triplett was the AP/IB coordinator and lead Social Studies teacher at Smith High School for six years. Ashley is continuing her education studies at UNC-Greensboro in pursuit of an Ed.D.

We need your help!

We encourage you to assist in recruiting EOG proctors on May 27, May 28 and June 2-4. Please let Mr. Yancey know if you or if you have volunteers that can help us!

Virtual Middle School Courses

Aycock School families,


Starting in June, GCS will offer FREE online math courses to middle school students over the summer. These courses will introduce students to the online learning environment, and teach them the necessary skills to be successful in the online setting (i.e.-time management, communication skills, reading and writing, etc.). The courses will be taught and led by GCS middle-school teachers.


Interested students will take their course outside of school, and may access it anywhere/anytime with internet access. Students work at their own pace with the guidance of an online teacher. They must take responsibility for doing the work and completing the assignments within specific time frames supported by the teacher.


The available courses are:

* Ready for Accelerated Math 7 - For students currently enrolled in Math 6 interested in taking Accelerated Math 7 for the 2015-2016 school year.


* Ready for Accelerated Math 8 - For students currently enrolled in Math 7 interested in taking Accelerated Math 8 for the 2015-2016 school year.


* Ready for Math I- For students currently enrolled in Accelerated Math 7 that may need additional instruction to better prepare them for Math I. This course is pass/fail and does not determine placement for the 2015-2016 school year.


The online courses are pass/fail and do not impact student records or math placement. This is an opportunity for students to experience online learning, with a focus on improving their math skills. Students need a computer and Internet access to participate.

Click here for more information about Guilford County Schools virtual learning options. If you have any questions or want to enroll your child, please call the school counselor at 370-8110.

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Make sure you have the Amplify Tablet, Amplify Case and Amplify Charger.

The StockMarket Game

Congratulate Trim Fnu and Yun Nie, they came in first place in the stock market game in the Western Region. We had five teams and 4 teams placed in the top 10. A total of 216 teams participated. Jeremiah Cruickson and Anthony Wray placed 3rd.

The StockMarket Game is a program of the SIFMA foundation

www.stockmarketgame.org

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Order Your Yearbook

Don't miss out! Order Now! ONLY 42 LEFT!

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Upload your Aycock Pictures to help the school

If you have taken any pictures at school events, load them to our ReplayIt site.

This Week in the Lion's Den

May 5th SBLT Leadership Meeting

May 6th AMS track team meet at Dudley.

May 7th 7th and 8th grade chorus concert at 6pm.

May 18th - 20th Tablet Retrieval (Please make sure your child has all parts to turn in.)

May 22nd Last Day to turn in ALL books to the Media Center

May 25th Memorial Day

May 27th - June 12th Testing

Read 20 app

Students can now enter their minutes as they read with the Read 20 app. The Read 20 app is on all student tablets as of today. Don't miss out on logging your reading minutes and letting GCS know that LIONS LOVE READING!

New App

You can now order yearbooks on the student tablet by click the Josten Order Yearbook app. Supplies are limited and there are going fast. Don't miss out. Order forms are also in the front office and in the download folder on the 8th grade student tablets.