Are you ready for the biggest adventure of your life? Have you heard of the Galapagos Islands and wondered where they are? Have you ever wanted to travel to South America? If so, join Señorita Baker, Miss Weinstein and other students on a trip to Ecuador over spring break 2019. All AMS South students are invited. We will go to the equatorial line and get to stand in two hemispheres at the same time, see a volcano, you’ll have a chance to snorkel with sea turtles, learn about the history of the Incas, go to the Darwin Research station and much more.
I know spring break 2019 seems far away but this gives you and your families plenty of money to pay for the trip. An informational meeting will be held at 6 pm on Monday September 25 at the Avon Public Library on 267. If you are interested in the trip, please see Señorita Baker in C131 or Miss Weinstein in A 205.
Avon Middle School South has adopted the Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) system to help shape our school culture around positive experiences. Teachers are encouraged to focus on the expected behaviors listed below using a matrix to help identify those behaviors.
i Stay safe
i Own my learning
i Use my time wisely
i Take responsibility
i Have respect for myself & others
We use the #iamsouth as the framework for our PBIS system. We reard behavior with red tickets. If students are caught exhibiting expected behavior, they are given a red tickets. Every other Friday we have red ticket drawings for prizes, and every Wednesday our red ticket strore is open for students to purchase items such as candy or other prizes with thier red tickets. Through our fundraisor and other money, we are able to fund the red ticket drawings and store. Also, students can purchase other things such as sitting in the teacher comfy chair, extra homework coupons, classroom sign-outs, and much more.
- Shorts & skirts must be an appropriate length, in the finger part of the hand.
- NO belly shirts.
- Shirts must be over the shoulder, NO tank tops.
We have a closet full of clothes for you to wear if you can't follow the dress code.
STAY in CLASS - Do NOT ask to leave class unless it is an emergency, There are too many students out of class each period.
Please put away the spinners when you enter class unless your teacher allows. If you are asked to put away and you don't, it could possibly be taken. Do not let these toys distract your during class!!
21st Century Scholars
Indiana's 21st Century Scholars Program helps income-eligible students earn up to four years of tuition at an eligible Indiana college. To qualify, students must enroll in 7th or 8th grade. Scholars fulfill a pledge of good citizenship and participate in Scholar Success helps them plan, prepare and pay for college completion and career success. Scholars must also earn at least a Core 40 diploma and achieve a cumlative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale).
Complete the application by JUNE 30th of your 8th grade year. For income guidelines and to apply online, visitscholars.in.gov. You can contact your student's counselor.