There will be a parent meeting for MS volleyball on Thursday, December 5th at 5pm in the MS Commons. Parents of 7th and 8th grade students who want to play, need to plan to attend. If you cannot attend, please contact Coach Britt at email@example.com. Practice will begin Monday, December 9th.
Just a reminder that Abingdon-Avon will be dismissing early today for fall break. The MS will dismiss at 1:55, all other buildings at 2:10. Have a fantastic holiday!
MIddle School progress reports are finalized in Skyward for Trimester 1. If you need assistance accessing Skyward, contact the Middle School office.
Success always leaves footprints - National Educational Support Professionals Day 2019. #atownproud https://www.d276.net/article/163217?org=district
Our MS boys basketball team will be playing against United tonight at the United Junior High. UJHS will be broadcasting the game at the following link if you would like to watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjqxpFHXH7E
Join us for the Scholastic Book Fair this week in library at AES. We will be open during Parent-Teacher Conferences on Wednesday and Thursday nights.
There will be no after-school tutoring this week or next week for AAMS. Tutoring will resume Dec. 3rd.
Parent/Teacher Conferences are this Wednesday and Thursday night, November 20 and 21, from 4:30-7:30. If you have not signed up for a time with your child's teacher, you can do so through Skyward. Contact the AES or AAMS office if you have any issues signing up. You will receive your child's Progress Report next week. If you have a child at AES, we understand that it can be confusing to know how your child is doing on a particular standard, without having a clear understanding of how Standards Based Reporting works. Click on "News" for information on Standards Based Reporting and questions you might have during P/T conferences.
Come out tonight (6:00 pm) to AAHS for Meet the Tornadoes. Meet our 2019-2020 basketball, bowling, and cheer teams. #atownproud
The Twister Bots learning from our community expert for their #innovationproject this evening ... this awesome group of students is not only working on robotics and programming but also doing a research project that involves improving our community. #proudcoachmoment #CITYshaper #firstlegoleague #atownpride
Reminder: With Winter starting early, you can find our Snow Route and Delayed Start information on the D276 web-page - https://www.d276.net/news #atownproud #tornadonation #atown
If you are/were experiencing problems with the Abingdon-Avon 276 smartphone App on an iPhone - the problem has been solved w/ Apple. For some, it might require downloading the app again. #atownproud
Tornadoes Open State Football Playoffs Today. https://www.galesburg.com/news/20191031/a-town-expected-to-be-in-state-football-playoffs #atownproud
The Middle School dance scheduled for tomorrow night has been canceled, due to the change in Trick-or-Treat times for Abingdon and Avon.
🏈Cheer🏃🏻♂️🏃♀️🎼 Senior Night Tonight at AAHS. Come out and support our hard working Senior Football players, Cross-Country Runners, Band Members, & Cheerleaders. #atownproud
The AAMS Student Council Meeting for Wednesday, October 30 has been MOVED to Thursday, October 31 at 7:30 in Mrs. Craver’s room.
🏐 Senior Night Tonight at AAHS for Volleyball. Come out and cheer on the 🏐 Tornado Seniors for their final Home game. #atownproud 🏈🎼🏃♀️🏃🏻♂️& cheerleading Sr. Night tomorrow.
The MS Girl's Basketball game tonight will be played at Edison Elementary School, 521 S. Pearl Street Macomb, IL. , not at the Macomb JH. Game starts at 6.
Just a reminder that tomorrow is picture day for AAMS! SMILE!!!
Due to rain forecasted today and the meet tomorrow there will be no MS cross country practice today after school.
There will be no MS Musical practice tonight, Monday- September 30th.
Come out and support the Tornado 🏈 team at 1:00 pm. Due to last night’s weather, there will be no charge for admission.
Tonight’s high school football game has been postponed until tomorrow at 1 PM. The game will take place at Abingdon-Avon High School. 1 PM kick-off tomorrow.
If your student's plan for the parade have now changed, due to it being rescheduled for Monday, please call the AAMS or AES office by 10:00 on Monday morning. If the plans for your student have not changed, we will use the information provided on the original permission slip turned in, so you do not need to contact the school. AAMS 465-3621 AES 465-3851
RESCHEDULED: AAHS Homecoming Parade will take place on Monday Sept. 30th. Parade line-up will start at 1:00 and parade at 2:00 pm. Thank you for your understanding.
In the interest of student safety and the unpredictable weather, today’s AAHS Homecoming Parade has been postponed. Details regarding rescheduling forthcoming.
Forms for A-Town Traveling Basketball are available in the office, starting today, for all 6th grade students.
The MS Regional Baseball game has been canceled today due to weather. It has been moved to Monday and will be played at AAMS (Avcom Park). Our team will play the second game. The first game will start at 4.
Our amazing Student Council has created a YouTube channel for our daily announcements at the Middle School. Check it out so you can see what is going on at AAMS. AAMS StuCo https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbRyuiIy9BgSZT1iuh0RXnw
The Avon Campus will be participating in dress-up days next week for Homecoming. Show your spirit and have a fun week celebrating Homecoming. Monday: Pj day Tuesday: Dynamic Duo Wednesday: Career day Thursday: Meme Day (MS) Crazy Sock Day (AES) Friday: ATown Spirit
AAMS will resume offering After School Tutoring, starting September 24th. Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 3:30-5:30 Where: Mrs. Hayden’s Room/Mrs. Kitch’s Room Who: Any 6th-8th grade student Transportation: Bussing to Abingdon-Avon High School will be provided at 5:30 for those students who reside in Abingdon. The bus will drop off at the HS at approximately 5:45pm. Those students residing in the Avon area will need to be picked up at AAMS at 5:30. If you have any questions about this program, please call AAMS at 309-465-3621. Students do not have to sign-up for tutoring, they just need to stay after school on tutoring days and report to the proper rooms.
The custodial staff will be administering weed control treatment to the Avon Elementary/ Abingdon-Avon Middle School property on Saturday, September 21st. Pursuant to our Integrated Pest Management Policy and the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act, you are hereby notified of the application of the weed control substance and treatment. If you have any questions, please contact the Avon Elementary School or the Abingdon-Avon Middle School.
MS Girls Basketball practice will be from 3:30 to 5:30 Friday. There will be a bus at AAHS 3:00 to take Abingdon players to the MS for practice. There will also be practice on Saturday morning from 8-10. Bus will be at AAHS at 7:30.
For busing purposes, the Middle School will dismiss at 11:55 am tomorrow. All other buildings at 12:10 pm. #atownproud
NASA Invites Students to Name Mars 2020 Rover: https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8508/nasa-invites-students-to-name-mars-2020-rover/ #atownproud
MS Girls Bastketball practice for tonight has been canceled due to the heat.
Due to the heat, the MS Cross Country meet scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. There will also be no practice.
Did you know AAMS has a @youtube channel for morning announcements?! Check it out! #atownpride https://youtu.be/RBOFUeZt3nQ
There will be a parent meeting for girls basketball on Monday, September 9th at 5:30 in the AAMS gym. Parents of current 7th and 8th graders on the team please plan to attend. Parents of 6th grade girls interested in playing, please plan to attend as well.
Don't forget to come to the info meeting for A-Town Robotics tomorrow evening! 7pm... Middle School Commons... email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested but can't make it.
The MS Baseball game scheduled for today has been canceled due to weather and will not be rescheduled. There will be practice tonight.
Join us for Backpack Night at AAMS and AES on Thursday, August 15th from 5:00-6:30. Come meet your teachers and drop off your supplies!
The Parent meeting for MS Cross Country has been rescheduled for August 9th at 6pm at AAMS. The first day of practice will be Monday, August 12th. Information about practice will be given out at the meeting.
REGISTRATION REMINDER When: Monday, August 5th, from 12:00 to 7:00 pm Tuesday, August 6th from 8:00 to 3:00 Where: Avon Elementary School Library (For all students attending Avon Elementary School and Abingdon-Avon Middle School)
Girl's Basketball Camp for girls going into 3rd - 8th grade starts tonight! Camp will run Mon-Thurs, 5-7 pm at AAHS. The cost is $40 per camper. No need to register early, just come to camp tonight and register at the door.
The A-Town Athletic Dept. and OSF are partnering again this year to offer sports physicals for athletes going into 6-12 grades at the OSF Clinic in Abingdon. The cost is $10 per athlete. The will be held on July 17th from 3:45-6:45. Call 309-462-2343 to make an appointment.
Reminder: AAMS will be offering a Summer School program for the month of June for all incoming 6th graders through incoming 8th graders. To register your student for the program, please call the Middle School office at (309) 465-3621 by Friday, May 31st.
The Middle School Spring Concert is tonight at AAMS at 7pm. Come join us.
Reminder: 6th Grade Orientation is tonight in the cafeteria at Avon Elementary School for all current 5th graders who will be coming to MS next year. Starts at 6pm. Hope to see you there!
Abingdon-Avon Middle School is investigating reports of a natural gas odor at our Middle School campus. Students and staff have been moved to a safer location until Ameren arrives to assess. We will not be able to answer phones. Please call the Avon Elementary if you need to contact the building. We will put out more information as we get it.
Please make sure your student returns the field trip permission form so that he/she can go to WIU for their class's fun day. Permission slips are due by Wednesday. Stop in the office and get another one if you need to!
Tutoring for tonight at AAMS has been canceled.
Track practice for the MS has been canceled for tonight (Tuesday, April 30th), due to the inclement weather.
The Middle School Spring Band/Choir concert will be on May 21st in the AAMS Gym at 7 p.m. Please join us!
The MS track meet scheduled for today has just been canceled.
Tonight’s MS Track meet at ICS has been cancelled and will not be made up. There will also be no track practice tonight.
The custodial staff will be administering weed control treatment to the Avon Elementary/ Abingdon-Avon Middle School property on Saturday, April 13th. Pursuant to our Integrated Pest Management Policy and the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act, you are hereby notified of the application of the weed control substance and treatment. If you have any questions, please contact the Avon Elementary School or the Abingdon-Avon Middle School.
The MS track meet scheduled for tonight at Elmwood has been cancelled and will not be made up.
Reminder: IESA Solo & Ensemble Contest is tomorrow. Participating students need to be at the Avon Campus or AAHS by 7 am to catch the bus with their instruments, music, and in concert dress. Good luck to our performers!
The AAMS Student Council is sponsoring Spirit Week during IAR testing for the next two weeks to keep our students motivated to DO THEIR BEST ON THE TEST! Below are the dress up days for each day of testing! Tues 3/26 - Don't sweat the test (wear sweats and hoodies to school, no Pajamas!!!) Wed 3/27 - Ready to Shine Day (wear bright neon colors) Thur 3/28 - Test didn't even see us coming (wear camouflage to school) Tue 4/2 - Teachers are your biggest fans (wear sports teams shirts to school) Wed 4/3 - Hat's off your done! (wear a hat to school)
AAMS will begin offering After School Tutoring on March 19th. Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 3:30-5:00 Where: Mrs. Hayden’s Room/Mrs. Kitch’s Room Who: Any 6th-8th grade student Transportation: Bussing to Abingdon-Avon High School will be provided at 5:00 for those students who reside in Abingdon. The bus will drop off at the HS at approximately 5:15pm. Those students residing in the Avon area will need to be picked up at AAMS at 5:00. If you have any questions about this program, please call AAMS at 309-465-3621.
There will be an informational meeting for MS track tomorrow for students. Information will be sent home. The first practice will be after school on March 18th, with a parent meeting to follow.
5th Grade band sign-ups will be on Monday, March 18th in the Avon Band Room from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Click here for more info: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1U5rAQJ90UN9GRxopIvfBAwVzoHbaXloVpCOEzwe_48k/edit?usp=sharing
ATTENTION 7TH GRADE PARENTS: There will be an informational meeting regarding next year's Washington DC Trip on Thursday, March 21st at 7pm in the Middle School gym.
REMINDER: There is NOT an AAMS Student Council meeting tomorrow, March 6. We will me next Wednesday, March 13.
No track and field practice tonight for high school athletes.
The MS volleyball game for tonight against LaHarpe has been cancelled. At this time, it will not be rescheduled. Stay safe.
Freezing drizzle setting in over the last 20 minutes has turned many of our roads into sheets of ice. There will be no school today (2/20) in D276.
The MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight at West Central has been canceled due to concerns with weather conditions. Stay safe!
Due the forecast of afternoon rapid temperature drops for this area and the potential for flash freezing on untreated roads - D276 will dismiss early today 2-7-19 at 12:30pm.
The MS volleyball games scheduled for tonight will be played at AAMS. Lombard at 4 and Williamsfield at 6.
There will be no school today due to icy road conditions. Information regarding evening activities will be posted later today. Stay safe.
Due to the uncertainty of the impending ICE storm warnings - D276 will dismiss at 1:00 PM today (February 5, 2019). All after school activities are cancelled. More weather info at https://www.weather.gov/dvn/
Due to the extreme cold air temps forecast for tomorrow combined with a mix of icy roads in the district - there will be NO SCHOOL in D276 on Thursday 1/31. Tomorrow will not be an alternative learning day. Stay warm today and tomorrow morning.
Due to the forecast for dangerously low wind chills and blowing snow over the next few days- there will be no school or activities in District 276 on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Any student in 6th grade Literature with Mrs. Craver will find their assignment on Google Classroom in the announcements section. I have also provided an example in the comments section of the announcement. Student responses should be written as a comment as well so classmates can respond to the discussion points.
Due to increasingly dangerous driving conditions, the MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight at ICS has been postponed. The new date will be shared once it has been decided. Stay safe!
All Middle School students should check their email and Google Classroom for information regarding academic inclement weather day assignments for today. Teachers are available by email if students/parents have questions. Have a good day!
Due to continued drifting in the northern portions of our district - NO School today (Monday) in D276.
There will be no school tomorrow due to freezing temps., high winds and poor road conditions. Math, Language Arts, and Literature teachers at AAMS will be emailing class work to complete in the event of another missed day due to weather. Your student may not recieve work from all of these teachers. Please see the new section of the AAMS website to read a letter which explains the new Illinois legislation which allows for school attendance days to be defined by the district as long as students are participating in learning for a portion of the day. Please reach out to teachers through email if you or your student has quesitons about the work assigned.
With the current drifting, high winds forecast through early morning, and reports of plows being in for the night and not starting til sunrise in many parts of our district - There will be no school in D276 tomorrow: Friday Jan. 25th. Look for more info regarding piloting an academic-inclement weather day tomorrow.
Due to rapidly changing road conditions ATOWN D276 will move dismissal up to 12:20pm today. Thursday 12/24
The MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. All practices for after school have been cancelled as well.
D276 is scheduled to dismiss at 1:30 today.
The MS volleyball game scheduled for tonight in Farmington has been postponed. The new date will be posted as soon as it is decided. Stay safe!
Due to worsening road conditions, there will be no school today, Wednesday, January 23rd, in d276.
Due to blowing and drifting snow, there will be no school today, January 22nd in d276.
The first round of the 7th Gr. boys basketball regional games have been moved from tomorrow to Monday night. Tip-off is at 4:15. A bus will pick up players and cheerleaders in AAMS at 3 and AAHS at 3:15.
The MS girls volleyball game at Churchill tonight will be played as scheduled. The player bus will pick up girls in Avon at 3:45 and Abingdon at 4.
Due to icy conditions on many of our snow packed rural roads - there will be NO SCHOOL today - THURSDAY Jan 17 in D276.
The MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight at West Prairie will start at 5:30, instead of 6:00. The player bus will leave Avon at 4:15.
Parents and guardians, District 276 is adding two (2) additional 12:10 PM dismissal days to the calendar. These days will be used for professional development in areas of social emotional learning, trauma informed practice, student-voice, and school and family communication. The additional dates that students will be dismissed at 12:10 pm are Wednesday, January 30th and Friday March 29th.
The boys basketball game at West Central will be played as planned. A bus will be provided to pick up players and cheerleaders at the HS at 4 and the MS around 4:15.
Due to slick road conditions, there will be no school today, Tuesday, January 15th.
The 7th Grade girls volleyball tournament in Elmwood scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed until January 26th.
Just a reminder, A-Town will dismiss at 2:10. Also, there will be no boys basketball practice today.
Join us for the Avon Campus Winter Concert tonight. AES performs at 6. AAMS performs at 7:30. Pictures for elementary student ornaments are between 5 and 6 if you would like one.
MS Boys Basketball practice for tonight, Monday the 17th, has been cancelled.
There will be no AAMS boys' basketball practice tonight after school.
The first round of the girls basketball 8th Grade Regional games will be played tomorrow night at AAMS, starting at 5:30. The second round will be Friday at 5:30. The championship game is tentatively scheduled for Monday, December 3rd at 6:00.
After re-evaluating road conditions, we have decided to reschedule the 8th grade girls basketball regional games for tonight. Sorry for the confusion. Our goal is to keep everyone safe. Please share this change of plans.
The 8th grade Regional Girls Basketball games are on as scheduled at AAMS tonight. A-Town plays at 5:30.
Due to the heavy snow, plowing has been slow & difficult. The efforts of our city, township, county, & district snow removal crews is greatly appreciated. But with plowed roads freezing over & many of our country routes still impassable or unsafe -AA276 will not be in session on Tuesday 11/27. The safety of our bus riders, young drivers, & staff is our number one priority during inclement weather.
The MS Boys Basketball game against Alwood, scheduled for tonight, has been canceled.
Due to the unknown of the overnight and the predicted forecast - to give everyone time to make plans for tomorrow: A-Town 276 will NOT be session on Monday 11/26. Stay safe tonight.
Due to bussing, the MS BKB game at ROWVA may be played later than anticipated. New game time will between 5:30 and 6:15.
Reminder- AAMS volleyball player/parent meeting for 7th/8th grade students interested at 6pm in Coach Powell’s classroom. 🏐
Update- The AAMS volleyball 🏐 player/parent meeting is for only 7th and 8th graders that are interested in participating.
AAMS Volleyball 🏐 Parent meeting will be at AAMS in Mrs. Powell’s room on Monday November 19th @ 6pm. Forms, calendars, and rules will be discussed. Parents are encouraged to attend.
Tonight is the final night of the Tornado Classic basketball tournament in Avon. Come cheer on our MS boys and while you are there check out the silent auction and bake sale happening in the front foyer.
On Tuesday, October 23rd, the MS Girls' Basketball Team will play in the Sand Valley Tournament at AAMS. 7th grade game is at 5:30 and 8th grade plays at 6:45.
Reminder that tomorrow, Friday October 12th, is picture day at the Avon Campus.
The MS Girls Basketball team will be having team pics for the yearbook at 4:15 tomorrow after school. 🏀
There will be no MS Girls Basketball practice today. There will be practice from 8-10 on Saturday morning. There will be a bus at the HS at 7:45 to bring the kids to Avon.
Please check out A-Town Middle School’s online store though Breedlove’s! Store closes October 15th. http://atownmiddleschool1.itemorder.com/
Kids uplifting each other and the adults in their lives. What a great story! Check it out. http://www.d276.net/article/65583?org=aams
The MS Cross-Country meet scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled for tomorrow. It will still be at Spring Lake in Macomb at 4pm. The team will still practice tonight.
Check out the "News" section for the AAMS Spirit Week Schedule for Homecoming!
Our MS STEM class has been creating Stop-Motion Animation films. Click on the "News" link for more info on what STEM learning is and what their project was!
The Cross Country and MS Baseball games scheduled for today have been cancelled due to weather. Neither team will practice today.
The MS baseball game scheduled for tonight has been cancelled due to weather. Information about possible rescheduling will be shared when it becomes available.
The MS baseball team will play tomorrow (Wednesday) at 4:30 and 6:30 for the West Prairie tournament, based on seeding. They will not have a game tonight.
The MS Baseball game for today has been cancelled due to field conditions. The team will still have practice.
First graders are off to a great start!
Middle School Cross-Country practice for tonight, Tuesday, August 21st, is canceled.
MS baseball practice for today, Aug 17th, will be at the Abingdon Ball Park. The shuttle to practice from Avon will pick up at the MS by the locker rooms at 3.
The MS baseball game for tonight has been canceled due to rain.
Changes to the 2018-2019 AAMS Student Handbook include policies on dress code, cell phone usage, the grading scale, and the retention policy. The handbook is posted on the AAMS website. Please be sure to read and discuss these changes with your student.
Backpack night at Avon Campus this Thursday from 5-7pm. 6th grade Orientation is at 6 pm in the AES cafeteria. See you Thursday!
Middle School schedules are ready to view. Please print your student's schedule prior to the first day of school, if possible.
A-Town Volleyball currently has an online store to purchase your support apparel. Support your Lady Tornadoes and Love the Game ❤️! https://atownvb.itemorder.com/
Chromebook collection for all MS students will be tomorrow. Please make sure your student brings their charger and chromebook.
Track practice will end at 4:30 tonight. Athletes have been notified and bussing arranged.
The Middle School track meet scheduled for tonight in Galesburg has been cancelled.
The Sectional track meet has been changed to May 12th in Dunlap. Bus leaves at 9 am.
There will be a meeting at 6:30 tomorrow, April 24th, in the highschool cafeteria for any incoming freshman girl planning to participate in highschool basketball next year.
The AAMS track meets at Carthage and Bushnell for today have been canceled due to weather concerns.
The 7th grade Regional games in Avon tomorrow (Saturday 2/24) will be starting at 11 due to impending weather conditions.
The volleyball game for tonight against Bushnell is on. Player bus leaves AAMS at 5. Game starts at 6. GO A-Town!
Due to icy conditions, there will be no school today for A-Town 276.
8th Grade Night for our awesome volleyball girls! We are so proud of you and all your hard work!
Tonight's volleyball game with Lombard has been cancelled due to weather.
In an effort to have all students safely dropped off before the forecast snow accumulates on the roads we will dismiss early. AAHS and AAMS will dismiss at 1:45PM and HGS and AES will Dismiss at 2:00pm. The volleyball game for tonight has been cancelled. We will attempt to reschedule.
The boys basketball game against West Central is still on for tonight! Go A-Town!
Due to uncertain road conditions, the Middle School Boys Basketball game scheduled for tonight in Farmington is canceled.
Due to the possible incoming weather, all afternoon practices and games are cancelled for the MS for Thursday, January 11th.
The MS girls volleyball game scheduled for tonight has been canceled, due to unfavorable road conditions. We are working on rescheduling the game.
Due to icy road conditions, there will be no school for Atown on Monday, Jan 8.
Due the cold weather predicted, there will be no school Thursday, January 4th.
The Middle School Volleyball team will have try-outs for 6th grade girls on Saturday, January 6th at the AAMS gym from 8-9:30. If 10 or less girls try-out, all will be taken. If more than 10 try-out, 6 will be added to the team.
Due to windchill, the Middle School boy’s basketball game against West Prairie scheduled for tonight will be postponed. The new game date will be posted on the website as soon as possible.
Can't wait for the AES and AAMS Christmas Concerts next week! Tuesday Dec 12, Pre-K through 2nd @ 6:00 3rd-5th @ 6:30 6th-8th Band and Choir @ 7:30.
We are proud of our 8th grade girls basketball team! You had an awesome season girls!
New profile pic!
What a great site!!!
Welcome to our new Social Media site!
Welcome to AAMS!