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Amity Middle School March 2021

Parent/Student Information

We are beyond excited to have our students back in our building. Our staff are continuing to work hard to make sure the kids are following the guidelines. The laughs and smiles from the students and staff have raised the moral. Thank you for being patient with us as we continue to work through the new school ways.

Spring Break is March 22nd-26th!

Yearbook needs your help! They are currently asking for any sporting event photos, distance learning photos, Halloween photos and Virtual Spirit Week photos that your child has done since the start of this school year. Please email your photos, with a label of what it is (i.e. Flag football, distance learning, spirit week) to ams.sign@amity.k12.or.us. If you have any questions, please email Reg McShane at reg.mcshane@amity.k12.or.us.

Want to order a yearbook? There are 3 ways you can order a yearbook. Pay in person at the office with cash or check, pay through My Mealtime or through LifeTouch (code 7018821). Yearbook costs $15.

Sports

Amity Trap Team (Clay Shooting) is currently open for sign ups. To sign up for trap team, please visit the link below (team code is amy608). A few dates to remember: League Registration closes on March 12th. Safe training needs to be completed by March 13th. Range Safety Day will be on March 12th and March 13th (these need to be reserved, please choose one). Final payment is due to the school by March 17th (12 gauge is $255, 20 gauge is $265.50). Coach Laycee Grauer will be working with multi-sport athletes during this time as well. If you would like any additional information, please contact Laycee Grauer at either 503-435-9229 or ltgrauer@gmail.com.

We have kicked off our fall sports! Even though our seasons will be shortened, we are excited to have our students being able to participate.

Amity Youth Sports

**VOLLEYBALL ANNOUNCEMENT for 6th-8th GRADERS*

AYS is teaming up with the AHS Volleyball team to put on a series of 4 volleyball camps. The camps will be on Fridays (March 12th, 19th, 26th and April 2nd). The times of the camps will be announced no later than Wednesday, March 10th. You will receive a message from Mundana Vrell with your student's camp time. We have to wait and see how many campers we have so we can adhere to COVID restrictions.

Please click on the link below to register for our Volleyball camp. This camp is for K-8th Grade and is for ALL students.

Click on "sign-in" on the top right of page. Enter an email address. Create an account or sign in if you already have one. If you are creating an account, you will need to verify your email to activate. Once you are in the Sport Engine, click on Register: 2021 Volleyball Camp/Clinic Registration.

Camp shirts are available! To pre-order your camp shirt, contact Morgan Silacci at 503-871-5095. Shirts are $10 each.

Leadership News

Pennies for Patients is BACK! The leadership class is doing their annual community service project, Pennies for Patients. This coin drive raises money for the local Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to help with future research and helping families during treatments. This is a class friendly competition, with the winner receiving an Olive Garden lunch! Start bringing your coinage in!

Leadership is selling suicide awareness magnets in honor of Olivia. If you would like to order a magnet, please complete the form below. You will then be contacted by Mr. Larson to arrange for pick up. Payment can be done upon pick up with cash or check, or through My Mealtime app. The cost for a magnet is $10 each. All proceeds would go to a suicide prevention program.

Warriors Serve

Student store is going mobile! Warriors Serve members will bring the student store to you, hopefully, in March. More information to come!

Counseling News

Are you needing to meet with Mr. Larson? You can set up a virtual meeting with Mr. Larson by using the Google form below. These sessions are 30 minutes and are to be scheduled during your non school time. Starting February 8th, you will schedule times on your "off days" from school. Mr. Larson will also be available in person for our students in the building.

New York/Washington, D.C. Trip

The Spring Break 2022 DC/NY trip is the only trip that will be available to our current 6th-8th grade students during their middle school years. Our next trip will not be until Spring Break 2024. Your student can still register for the trip.

Please email ( jeanna.bottenberg@amity.k12.or.us ) or call (503-435-9350) Jeanna if you are at all interested in having your child (and yourself) join us on this experience.

You can read the itinerary and access the registration page for our trip through the links below.

Library News

After our long "break" from in-person learning, you can now visit the school's library and check-out books, or email and request books for check-out. But please return library books when they're due, or overdue. If you are not returning to in-person learning, you can drop books off at the office anytime the school is open. Keep reading! I look forward to seeing you soon. Email: melinda.moorefield@amity.k12.or.us

Fundraisers

The middle school is currently doing a fundraiser of Papa Murphy's cards for $5 each. All proceeds from this fundraiser will help raise money for our End of the Year field trips. Help us raise money for our students to have a fun day!

The middle school collects Box Tops for Education and participates in the Coca-Cola Rewards program for schools.

For Box Tops- We can still collect the "clip" ones that say $0.10. However, you can click on the link below, set up an account, pick Amity Middle School and start scanning your receipts for box tops.

For Coca-Cola rewards- if you purchase Coca-Cola products, enter the code on the lid or box by clicking on the link below. Did you know some of these products can bring in anywhere from $0.05 to $0.15 each! You will need to set up an account, and pick Amity Middle School.

All money raised from both of these goes back to our end of the year field trips and after school activities such as Warriors Night Out and Dances.

Warrior News

The Amity Booster Club is selling Warrior apparel. Click on the link below to place your order. If you have any questions, please contact Morgan Silacci at amityboosters@gmail.com.

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