• Alma School  District Newsletter    February 9, 2018
     
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    Alma District Newsletter

    School News for February 9, 2018

       

    Cheer Team Headed to Nationals

    The 2017-18 Alma High School Cheerleaders were undefeated in competition this year winning their division at the Van Buren, Heritage and Bentonville Invitationals.  They were named the Overall Champion at the Van Buren and Bentonville Invitational. On December 16th, the squad was named back to back 4a-7a Gameday State Champions. This was the 5th state title for the cheerleaders.  The team will be competing at Nationals in Orlando, FL on February 9-13, and looks forward to representing Alma.

    Members of our squad are:  Landi Bowen, Jennah Brown, Jordan Brown, Anna Chapen (Captain), Lauren Evans, Kylee Jacobs, Jordyn Johnson, Kate Keener, Caitlyn Malone, Amanda O'Neal (Co-Captain), Sarah Patton, Jaden Petree, Kaytlin Ray, Bradi Rogers, Kenzie Sindle, Kennedy Stockburger (Captain), Carlie Westra, Abby Wilson.  They are coached by Christy Law and Kenra Newton.

    UPCOMING EVENTS
       

    Friday, February, 9 4PM
    JVG, JVB, VG,and VB vs Farmington
    @State Thespian Festival

    Saturday, February 10
    ACT
    @State Thespian Festival

    Monday, February 11
    8/9 Basketball v Trinity

    Tuesday February 12
     VG, VG@ Harrison

    Thursday, February 15 8/9 vs Greenwood

    Friday, February 16 vs Clarksville JVG, JVB, VG, VB
     

     



     AMS History Day

    Alma Middle School History Day

     AMS History Day Results for 2018

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    AMS & AHS Robotics

    The Alma Middle School and the Alma High School Competitive Robotics team competed Saturday, February 3rd in Fayetteville.  In a robotics competition, students compete with and against each other and there is no classification difference. Alma had six teams competing against 46 teams from across the state.  The middle school team made it to the quarterfinals in their division.  The high school team finishing is listed below.  
    The Cone Wranglers (8384A)- Were ranked 7th after qualifying rounds and made it to the quarterfinals.
    The Beefy Boys (8384C)- Were ranked 22nd after qualifying rounds and made it to the semifinal rounds.
    8384D- Were ranked 17th after qualifying rounds.
    The Freshmen team (8384F)- Were ranked 25th after qualifying rounds and made it to the final round ending as the tournament runner-up.
    The Girl Powered team (15926A)- Were ranked 13th after qualifying rounds and made it to the final round with the freshmen ending as the tournament runner-up.
     
    The robotics team has one more competition on February 17 before the state robotics competition on March 4.

    Two Airedales Headed to OBU

    Congratulations to Garrison Jensen and Brayden Johnson on signing with Ouachita Baptist University. 

    Jensen, Johnson Alma's men for all seasons

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    PawPrint -AHS Student News

    PawPrint is our Alma High School newspaper. Find wonderful stories about our students written by our students.  Click Here for PawPrint
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    Varsity Basketball 

    Farmington will be coming to town tonight for four ballgames starting with JV Girls @ 4:00.  Come out and support our Airedales.  

    Two of our high school teachers will be getting a"Pie in the Face" as a result of our AHS Student Council fundraiser, with the proceeds going to Make-A-Wish and AHS Student Council. 

     

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    CTE Month

    Alma Mayor Keith Greene and Austin Cluck, Alma DECA VP of Finance declaring February CTE Month in the City of Alma. 

    Students and Teachers Observe CTE Month (Pawprint)

    The Importance of 8th Grade DECA

    Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson presenting Grace Murphy, Arkansas DECA President with a proclamation that declares February to be CTE month in Arkansas

     

     

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    Alma High School History Day

    Sophomore student Dax Driggs poses next to his National History Day project at the school History Day event. Students compete at the school level for a chance to move forward and compete for a place in the State History Day competition.

    AHS History Day Results 2018

     

     

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    Host an International Student

    Consider becoming a Host Family.  We have a wonderful program at our high school.  

     Click here for more information

     

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    All-State Choir Results

    WOW!  Our outstanding Choir Program did it again.  We set a new record of students achieving the honor of All-State. 

     Click here for the results

     

    National School Counselor Week

    This has been National School Counselor Week.  We are very thankful for our Dream Team of counselors we have in Alma School District. Thank you for all you do! 

    High School:  Amy Brewer, Manesseh Moore, and Tawnya Shelton
    Middle School: Rhonda Jones and Becky Lowrey
    Intermediate School: Courtney Gunter
    Primary School: Brandi Brogan

    Airedale Valentine

    Valentine's Day Guidelines

    Each of our buildings has specific guidelines regarding Valentine's Day; however, the bus guideline is the same for all buildings. 

    Students are not allowed to take any balloons, glass, or large objects on the bus. If students receive one of these items they will need to picked up at school.

     

     

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    Alma Notification System 

    In the event of a school closing, notification messages will automatically go to parents who have email addresses and phone numbers on file provided from their child’s registration form, submitted when school started. If you provided a cell number, you should also receive a text. Notifications will also appear on the Almasd.net website, Facebook, and Twitter. If your phone number or address has changed recently, please call the school your child attends and update that information. 

    Our teachers, counselors and principals also send out messages with our notification system.  Be sure your child's school has accurate information. 
    Primary: 479-632-5100
    Intermediate: 479-632-2166
    Middle: 479-632-2168
    High: 479-632-2162

          
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