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Title I Principal's Forum/Progress Report Pick Up - Tuesday, April 28, 2014 @ 5 pm. Please email questions and concerns to Jacqueline.steele@clayton.k12.ga.us no later than Friday, April 25, 2015
>>>Parent Surveys
Clayton County Superintendent Search - Your opinion matters. Please complete the following 4 question survey http://clayton.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_ex47WqFZSHCxe4d
Paper copies are available in the Parent Resource Center.


ATTN: AMS PARENTS - The Georgia Department of Education
wants to hear from you. Please take a few moments to answer
approx. 20 questions on the following survey link.
http://admin.doe.k12.ga.us/gadoe/sla/gaparents.nsf/Survey.xsp

> > >The Parent Portal is now open. From HOME you will need your child's Date of Birth, SS#, Student ID # (located on any report card or CRCT score forms. Feel free to stop by the Parent Resource Center (PRC) to receive your activation key. The PRC is open from 8:30 - 4:30, Monday through Friday.
AMS
  • Our Administrators
     
     Mr. Tim Guiney
    2012-2013 CCPS Principal of the Year




    Mrs. LaPetria Lewis, Assistant Principal
  • 2013-14 Teacher of the Year!

     
     Ms. Melody Powell
    ELA Connection Teacher
Bus Stop Locator
Parents, follow these steps to find out your student's bus stop:
Click on the bus stop link.
Type in address.
Select grade level in drop down box.
Click on Adamson Middle School's code, 019, which will tell you your child’s bus stop location and departure/arrival times.

About This School

Adamson Middle School is one of 15 middle schools in the Clayton County Public School System.  The school provides academic, social, and character development for students in the sixth through eighth grades.  

Outstanding Features/Programs

  • State of the Art STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Lab
  • Expansive Media Center Reading Collection for All Reading Levels
  • Television Production Studio
  • Individual Teacher Webpages
  • Digital Projectors In Every Classroom
  • Extensive Use of Digitial Response Kits
  • Provided Subscription and Use of Study Island CRCT Preparatory Program
  • Use of Interwrite Tablets in Every Classroom
  • Use of Computer Labs and Mobile Laptop Carts for All Students
  • Millionaire's Club for Students Who Read 1,000,000 Words Each School Year
  • Thriving Accelerated Reader Campaign
  • Top 25% of the District in CRCT Scores Each Year

Community Involvement

  • Barnes & Noble Nights
  • Canned Food Drive for Local Food Pantries
  • Holiday Clothing and Toy Drive for Students in Need
  • Business Partnerships and Mentorship Through FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and CTAE (Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education)
  • Partners In Education Who Donate Resources And Time To Mentor Students
  • Partnership with the Atlanta Hawks and Atlanta Thrashers for High Achievers
  • Partnership with Chick-Fil-A, Six Flags, and Pizza Hut to Rewards Students for High Achievers and Top Readers
  • Boys' Night Out and Girls' Night Out Partnership With Parents and Community Leaders

Our Vision

The vision of Clayton County Public Schools is to be a district of excellence preparing ALL students to successfully compete in a global economy.

Our Mission

The mission of Clayton County Public Schools is to be accountable for providing a globally competitive education that empowers students to achieve academic and personal goals and to become productive, responsible citizens.

11 Commitments

  • We are committed to the belief that all students can learn.
  • We are committed to operating a safe and orderly environment.
  • We are committed to setting high expectations for student achievement.
  • We are committed to rigorous academic performance tasks and lessons.
  • We are committed to being adequately prepared with concrete instruction.
  • We are committed to providing standards based classrooms through differentiated instruction.
  • We are committed to providing instruction to the students that challenges and engages.
  • We are committed to promoting the overall success of the student – not limited to academics.
  • We are committed to being present in students’ lives – offering time and talent daily.
  • We are committed to being that listening ear for students who may feel that they have no one else to talk to.
  • We are committed to being professional at all times and role models for future educators.

2011-12 School Improvement Plan

AMS Stakeholder News
Announcements
  • CRCT Parent Notification
    Parents please read the attached letter from our Principal regarding the upcoming CRCT:
    CRCT Letter 2014 signed.doc


    CRCT Parent Letter - spanish.doc
  • Parent Information Center
    Welcome to the Parent Information Center. The Parent Resource Center is open for business. Feel free to use the computers, printers, and fax machine. The Parent Lending library offers a wide array of homework aides, how to books, etc to assist parents with understanding Common Core standards in all subject areas as well as, personal and youth development. All items are for parent/guardian and community use.

    Parent Academy/Realizing the American Dream (RAD) registration is now open. Our goal this year is to PACK the PAC. We want 100 Adamson parents to be apart of the county wide graduation. Sign up today - don't delay!
    Realizing the American Dream (RAD) Registration Form.doc
  • 2013-2014 Spring Athletic Schedule
  • Breakfast and lunch will be free for all students during the 2013-2014 school year.
April 2014

 

HELPING OUR SCHOOL


There are so many ways to help AMS be the best! Here are a few ways that busy parents and community organizations can help.

1. Join the BOX TOP 4 EDUCATION drive. Send your boxtop points to homeroom your child's homeroom teacher, drop them in the BT4E box located in the main office or the Parent Resource Center, or you can sign up online https://www.boxtops4education.com/marketplace.

2. COKE REWARDS - Collect codes from caps and 12 pack containers and turn into the Parent Resource Center.

3. CAMPBELL SOUP LABELS - Turn in points from soup can labels.

4. PARTNERS IN EDUCATION (P.I.E.) - Details are available in the Parent Resource Center and will be uploaded to the P.I.E. page.

 

 

Early Release Days 2013-2014
Beginning in August 2013, the district will hold 9 Early Release Days. The Early Release Day schedule will support classroom instruction and address student achievement as defined by our district data.  The Early Release Days will allow our school staff to receive professional development and collaborate in order to support student learning.  The Early Release Day Handbook is attached to provide you with additional information about the upcoming professional development days.

2013-2014 Early Release Day Dates

November 20, 2013 @ 2:30 p.m.

February 5, 2014 @ 2:30 p.m.

March 12, 2014 @ 2:30 p.m.


Early Release Day Handbook
Operation 98%
Parents, we need your help to ensure that our students attend school daily. Our school goal is 98% each day. We know that attendance matters as we work to prepare our students to be college and career ready.  Operation 98% will reward students for being in school each day, on time, and preferably all day. Students are considered present the whole day if they are physically in the building for at least 4 hours. The school day is from 8:45 am – 3:45 pm.

Anti-Bullying
2013-2014 Registration Information


Below is pertinent registration information for parents. The Registrar, Mrs. Butler, is available from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. for enrollments and withdrawals in Room 100.

2013-2014 Registration Requirements for Incoming Students

AMS Uniform Information

All Adamson Middle School students are required to wear uniforms.  For information about the uniform dress code and the student uniform contract, please look below.


2013-2014 Uniform Dress Code






 
Tell Mr. Guiney
CCRPI Accountability Report Card
CCRPI (College and Career Readiness Performance Index) is a comprehensive school improvement, accountability, and communication platform for all educational stakeholders that will promote college and career readiness for all Georgia public school students. Click on the link below to view Adamson Middle School's CCRPI report to see the school's 2011-2012 accountability report card.

Step 1 - Click on the CCRPI link
Step 2 - Click on "Clayton County" in the drop down list.
Step 3 - Click on "Adamson Middle School" in the drop down list.