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Beginning June 8th, please visit us at our new website at http://ams.ddtwo.org.
Upcoming Events
8/7/2015
- Campus Clean-Up
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
District Announcements
New Website Beginning June 8th
Our website has moved. Please visit us at http://do.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.á
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.á
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áALSTONMIDDLE SCHOOLáá
500 Bryan Street, Summerville, SCáá 843.873.3890

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Mission Statement:
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Alston Middle School exists to provide all students with the skills and opportunities to become productive citizens.
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Principal:á Mr. ThadáSchmenk
Assistant Principal: Mr. Robert King
Assistant Principal: Mrs. Natasha Prosser



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:áThe False Princeáby Jennifer A. Nielsen
Rising 7th grade GATE students:áThe Giveráby Lois Lowry
Rising 8th grade Honors/CP English I students:áAnimal Farmáby George Orwell
Rising 8th grade Advanced/GATE Literature:áNothing but the Trutháby 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. á
Click here for guidelines and book suggestions

Online Summer Enrichment


DorchesteráDistrict Two is offering free Online Summer Enrichment programs again this year. áHelp students so they don't fall into the summer knowledge loss. á

Programs:
Compass Learning Odyssey
Typing Web
Reflex Math
Overdrive
Cyber Academy

Find your student's information in your student's report card packet. áParticipants throughout the summer will have a chance to win weekly prize giveaways!

iTeams

The next big thing is here.

2015 Challenges:

  • CreatingáXtremeáMobile Apps
  • CreatingáXtremeáInteractive Objects
  • CreatingáXtremeá3D Models*

Details:
July 6-9, 2015
8:30-3:30 daily
OakbrookáMiddle School

Cost:
$185 per student - Includes lunch on Thursday of the camp, daily snacks and instructional materials
Financial aid available

Apply for Summer 2015

Application deadline: June 30, 2015

*This challenge may be more suitable for risingá8thágraders.

Contact:
DarbyáKirven
darby@scgssm.org
843-616-4048



Together in Education - Harris Teeter


AMS has joined Harris Teeter's Together in Education program. áWhen VIC members shop buy Harris Teeter Brand items and use their VIC card, AMS will receive 2% of the purchase. á

Here's how:
1. The first time - tell the cashier during check-out to link your VIC card to AMS by giving them the number 2770. á
2. Next time - simply use your VIC card and you'll be connected.
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History in the Making


AMS Scored an EXCELLENT rating on the SC Dept. of Education's Annual Report Card. áWe are so proud of our students, faculty, and staff for accomplishing this academic goal! áIn factáAMS was recognized for its growth and academic accomplishments as compared to both local and state-wide schools. áWe are all hoping for a repeat performance! á

Thank you to all the parents, businessápartners, and community members for your support. áIt truly takes a whole school/community effort to accomplish a rating of Excellent. áWe all have a lot of reasons to be proud.




Yearbook Time!
Click above to preorder online: $30
End of the Year Price: $35
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Students/Families in Need:á
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.

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Hours:á 8:30 - 4:00


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Vision Statement:á

Alston Middle School aims to provide, in partnership with parents and the community, a quality education so that each child is able to reach his or her full potential within a caring secure environment.


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A Guide for Parents and Families on the SC Common Core State Standards
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