Beginning June 8th, please visit us at our new website at http://ams.ddtwo.org.
Dorchester School District Two is proud to announce the launch of our new website platform. On June 8th, 2015 we transitioned from our current School Fusion platform to Edline.
Thanks to community feedback, we have organized our new websites to allow for ease of navigation in order to effectively communicate with the Dorchester School District Two community.
Alston Middle School exists to provide all students with the skills and opportunities to become productive citizens.
Summer Reading Lists:
GATE Summer 2015 Reading List
Every student participating in Dorchester Two's Gifted & Talented Education (GATE) program has been asked to read the following novels this summer:
Rising 6th grade GATE students: The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Rising 7th grade GATE students: The Giver by Lois Lowry
Rising 8th grade Honors/CP English I students: Animal Farm by George Orwell
Rising 8th grade Advanced/GATE Literature: Nothing but the Truth by Avi
Questions/Concerns: please contact Anita Ruff at (843) 821-3960.
Summer Reading Requirements for ALL Non-Gate Language Arts and Reading Classes
The summer reading program requires all students to read at least one book of their choice before school begins on August 17th.
Click here for guidelines and book suggestions
Online Summer Enrichment
Dorchester District Two is offering free Online Summer Enrichment programs again this year. Help students so they don't fall into the summer knowledge loss.
Compass Learning Odyssey
Find your student's information in your student's report card packet. Participants throughout the summer will have a chance to win weekly prize giveaways!
The next big thing is here.
Application deadline: June 30, 2015
*This challenge may be more suitable for rising 8th graders.
Together in Education - Harris Teeter
AMS has joined Harris Teeter's Together in Education program. When VIC members shop buy Harris Teeter Brand items and use their VIC card, AMS will receive 2% of the purchase.
1. The first time - tell the cashier during check-out to link your VIC card to AMS by giving them the number 2770.
2. Next time - simply use your VIC card and you'll be connected.
AMS Scored an EXCELLENT rating on the SC Dept. of Education's Annual Report Card. We are so proud of our students, faculty, and staff for accomplishing this academic goal! In fact AMS was recognized for its growth and academic accomplishments as compared to both local and state-wide schools. We are all hoping for a repeat performance!
Thank you to all the parents, business partners, and community members for your support. It truly takes a whole school/community effort to accomplish a rating of Excellent. We all have a lot of reasons to be proud.
Click above to preorder online: $30
End of the Year Price: $35
Students/Families in Need:
If your family is in need of coats, clothing, shoes, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, socks, underwear, supplies, or food, please contact the guidance department at (843) 873-3890.
Hours: 8:30 - 4:00
A Guide for Parents and Families on the SC Common Core State Standards
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