AMS Daily Announcements

October 16, 2018 - B Day


Intramural boys bb signups will be Oct. 15-26 in room 303.  1st practice is Oct. 29 have rides planned for 3:45


Academy will close at 4:00 today. Please have your rides arranged for 4:00.


Student Council: We will be meeting on Monday, October 22 before school from 7:05-7:35 OR after school from 3:05-3:30 in rm. 104. See Mrs. Ellison or Mrs. Siepker if you have a conflict.


-PRIME TIME/5th HOUR TEACHERS please show this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CguJ4WPN6M8&feature=youtu.be


-STUDENTS bring donations (dollars or coins) to your Prime Time teacher October 15th - 24th.  The Prime Time/5th hour classroom who collects the most money per grade level will win a PIZZA PARTY during lunch!!!  3 lucky classes could win!


-Every dollar that we collect will help students and families in our community! Thanks for donating!


Book Club:  Please plan to meet in the Counseling Office on Wednesday, October 24 from 3:05 - 3:35.  We will be starting a new book. See Mrs. Friesen with any questions.


Weightlifting Club: Any student interested in weightlifting club may attend a meeting after school from 3:05-3:15 on Tuesday, October 23rd


Youth to Youth: The Vala’s field trip is rescheduled to next Tuesday, October 23rd, same times. Check with parents to confirm this day will work, if it does NOT see Mrs. Ellison BEFORE the field trip, otherwise I will assume you can still attend. Any questions see Mrs. Ellison.


Dear AMS students, Andersen and the Red Cross will be hosting our tenth annual blood drive on Thursday, October 25.  While you are too young to donate yourselves, we could really use your help with promoting this event. If you haven’t yet, you’ll receive a flyer in Primetime with information on the blood drive and how someone can book an appointment to donate.   Please help us promote this event taking the flyer home and sharing it with a caring adult. Thank you!



All SHREK PRACTICES ARE CANCELLED FOR THE WEEK OF OCT.15-19. PLEASE USE YOUR TIME TO MEMORIZE EVERY SONG AND ALL LINES!


VOCAL DIVERSITY PRACTICED THIS WEEK ON  MONDAY 7:55-8:25 A.M. ONLY. ALL OTHER PRACTICES THIS WEEK ARE CANCELLED. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT BRAXTON COMES ON OCT.23 FROM 5:30-8:30 P.M. BRING WATER AND A SNACK.


7th grade students:  Ambassador applications are on the table in the Counseling Office.  Please only take one for yourself. Follow the directions carefully.  


CONGRATULATIONS TO DEVIN TRAN AND EMMA STOCK WHO MADE NE HONOR CHOIR! Only 100 students from all over NE are selected for this top group. Emma & Devin YOU ARE SHARP AND KIND!!!!




AMS Daily Announcements

October 15, 2018 - A Day


Intramural boys bb signups will be Oct. 15-26 in room 303.  1st practice is Oct. 29 have rides planned for 3:45


Academy will close at 4:00 today and tomorrow. Please have your rides arranged for 4:00.


Youth to Youth: The Vala’s field trip is rescheduled to next Tuesday, October 23rd, same times. Check with parents to confirm this day will work, if it does NOT see Mrs. Ellison BEFORE the field trip, otherwise I will assume you can still attend. Any questions see Mrs. Ellison.


Student Council: We will be meeting on Monday, October 22 before school from 7:05-7:35 OR after school from 3:05-3:30 in rm. 104. See Mrs. Ellison or Mrs. Siepker if you have a conflict.


-PRIME TIME/5th HOUR TEACHERS please show this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CguJ4WPN6M8&feature=youtu.be


-STUDENTS bring donations (dollars or coins) to your Prime Time teacher October 15th - 24th.  The Prime Time/5th hour classroom who collects the most money per grade level will win a PIZZA PARTY during lunch!!!  3 lucky classes could win!


-Every dollar that we collect will help students and families in our community! Thanks for donating!


Dear AMS students, Andersen and the Red Cross will be hosting our tenth annual blood drive on Thursday, October 25.  While you are too young to donate yourselves, we could really use your help with promoting this event. If you haven’t yet, you’ll receive a flyer in Primetime with information on the blood drive and how someone can book an appointment to donate.   Please help us promote this event taking the flyer home and sharing it with a caring adult. Thank you!



All SHREK PRACTICES ARE CANCELLED FOR THE WEEK OF OCT.15-19. PLEASE USE YOUR TIME TO MEMORIZE EVERY SONG AND ALL LINES!


VOCAL DIVERSITY PRACTICE THIS WEEK IS  MONDAY 7:55-8:25 A.M. ONLY. ALL OTHER PRACTICES THIS WEEK ARE CANCELLED. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT BRAXTON COMES ON OCT.23 FROM 5:30-8:30 P.M. BRING WATER AND A SNACK.


7th grade students:  Ambassador applications will be on the table in the Counseling Office 5th period today.  Please only take one for yourself. Follow the directions carefully.




AMS Daily Announcements

October 12, 2018 - B Day


Intramural boys bb signups will be Oct. 15-26 in room 303.  1st practice is Oct. 29 have rides planned for 3:45


Youth to Youth: The Vala’s field trip is rescheduled to Tuesday, October 23rd, same times. Check with parents to confirm this day will work, if it does NOT see Mrs. Ellison BEFORE the field trip, otherwise I will assume you can still attend. Any questions see Mrs. Ellison.


Student Council: We will be meeting on Monday, October 22 before school from 7:05-7:35 OR after school from 3:05-3:30 in rm. 104. See Mrs. Ellison or Mrs. Siepker if you have a conflict.

-PRIME TIME/5th HOUR TEACHERS please show this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CguJ4WPN6M8&feature=youtu.be


-STUDENTS bring donations (dollars or coins) to your Prime Time teacher October 15th - 24th.  The Prime Time/5th hour classroom who collects the most money per grade level will win a PIZZA PARTY during lunch!!!  3 lucky classes could win!


-Every dollar that we collect will help students and families in our community! Thanks for donating!


Dear AMS students, Andersen and the Red Cross will be hosting our tenth annual blood drive on Thursday, October 25.  While you are too young to donate yourselves, we could really use your help with promoting this event. In Primetime this week or next, you’ll receive a flyer with information on the blood drive and how someone can book an appointment to donate.   Please help us promote this event taking the flyer home and sharing it with a caring adult. Thank you!


All SHREK PRACTICES ARE CANCELLED FOR THE WEEK OF OCT.15-19. PLEASE USE YOUR TIME TO MEMORIZE EVERY SONG AND ALL LINES!


VOCAL DIVERSITY PRACTICE THIS WEEK IS  MONDAY 7:55-8:25 A.M. ONLY. ALL OTHER PRACTICES THIS WEEK ARE CANCELLED. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT BRAXTON COMES ON OCT.23 FROM 5:30-8:30 P.M. BRING WATER AND A SNACK.


Academy will close at 4:00 on Monday and Tuesday of next week. Please have your rides arranged for 4:00.


Any 8th grade boy who was at basketball tryouts and did not make the A or B team, please see Mr. Burklund today or Monday if you are interested  in playing C team.




AMS Daily Announcements

October 11, 2018 - A day


Builders Club: meeting this TODAY after school in room 314.  See Mrs. Fulton if you cannot attend.


Youth to Youth: The Vala’s field trip is rescheduled to Tuesday, October 23rd, same times. Check with parents to confirm this day will work, if it does NOT see Mrs. Ellison BEFORE the field trip, otherwise I will assume you can still attend. Any questions see Mrs. Ellison.




AMS Daily Announcements

October 10, 2018 - B Day


Today is Wellness Wednesday! In PrimeTime, do “Would You Rather - Fall Version.” Also, have some flavored water at lunch - just remember, you have to drink it in the cafeteria.


Book Club:  Please plan to meet in the Counseling Office TODAY, October 10 from 3:05 - 3:35.  We will discuss Jackaby by William Ritter.


Builders Club: meeting this Thursday after school in room 314.  See Mrs. Fulton, if you cannot attend.


AMS Gaming: Congratulations to the top finishers from our Magic: the Gathering Tournament this past Friday!

1st place - Aidan Mahoney

2nd place - Mitchell Sullivan

3rd place - Thomas Schaefer

It was a competitive night with 8th grade claiming 5 out of the top 6 spots. 6th grade made a strong showing with 4 top 10 finishers. Great job everyone!


Youth to Youth: The Vala’s field trip WILL be rescheduled to Tuesday, October 23rd, same times. Check with parents to confirm this day will work, any conflicts see Mrs. Ellison during study hall or after school.




AMS Daily Announcements

October 9, 2018

Book Club:  Please plan to meet in the Counseling Office on Wednesday, October 10 from 3:05 - 3:35.  We will discuss Jackaby by William Ritter.


Student Council: If you did not attend this morning’s meeting, you need to attend after school from 3:05-3:30 in Mrs. Siepker’s room (104). Attendance at all meetings is required, see Mrs. Siepker or Mrs. Ellison if you have a conflict.


Builders Club: meeting this Thursday after school in room 314.  See Mrs. Fulton if you cannot attend.


SHREK-Leads, start memorizing scenes 1-3 by Wed. Oct.10


AMS Gaming: Congratulations to the top finishers from our Magic: the Gathering Tournament this past Friday!

1st place - Aidan Mahoney

2nd place - Mitchell Sullivan

3rd place - Thomas Schaefer

It was a competitive night with 8th grade claiming 5 out of the top 6 spots. 6th grade made a strong showing with 4 top 10 finishers. Great job everyone!




AMS Daily Announcements

October 8, 2018 - B Day


Book Club:  Please plan to meet in the Counseling Office on Wednesday, October 10 from 3:05 - 3:35.  We will discuss Jackaby by William Ritter.


Student Council: We will have our first meeting before school from 7:10-7:35 OR after school from 3:05-3:30 TOMORROW, October 9th in Mrs. Siepker’s room (104). Attendance at all meetings is required, see Mrs. Siepker or Mrs. Ellison if you have a conflict.




AMS Daily Announcements

October 5, 2018 - A day


BOYS BASKETBALL: If you are interested in trying out for the Boys A and B team please see Mrs. Palmquist (601) or Mr. Grant. Tryouts will be October 8th-10th at 3:15 (WE WILL MEET IN ROOM 601 TO START TRYOUTS). You must have your physical turned in before you can tryout.


Book Club:  Please plan to meet in the Counseling Office on Wednesday, October 10 from 3:05 - 3:35.  We will discuss Jackaby by William Ritter.


AMS Gaming: Our first Magic: the Gathering tournament will be held today, Friday, October 5th from 3:00 - 9:00 in the Cafeteria. The format for this tournament is “Scrambleverse.” You don’t need to bring your own cards because you’ll play a random deck that we provide! $20 pays for the tournament, drinks, a snack, all-you-can-eat pizza, a treat, and a whole night of competitive fun! See Mr. Lund for further details.


Student Council: We will have our first meeting before school from 7:10-7:35 OR after school from 3:05-3:30 on Tuesday, October 9th in Mrs. Siepker’s room (104). Attendance at all meetings is required, see Mrs. Siepker or Mrs. Ellison if you have a conflict.


SHREK-Leads, start memorizing scenes 1-3 by Wed. Oct.10


Vocal Diversity- reminder we have choreography Monday Oct. 8 from 3-4:40 be ready and # KIND! Girls wear red shirts, boys wear black please. Bring a quick snack if you want.


Anime Fans!  Sorry for the late reminder, but there is Anime Day after school TODAY if you can join us!  Room 304 after school!




AMS Daily Announcements

October 4, 2018 - B Day


BOYS BASKETBALL: If you are interested in trying out for the Boys A and B team please see Mrs. Palmquist (601) or Mr. Grant. Tryouts will be October 8th-10th at 3:15 (WE WILL MEET IN ROOM 601 TO START TRYOUTS). You must have your physical turned in before you can tryout.


AMS Gaming: Our first Magic: the Gathering tournament will be held on Friday, October 5th from 3:00 - 9:00 in the Cafeteria. The format for this tournament is “Scrambleverse.” You don’t need to bring your own cards because you’ll play a random deck that we provide! $20 pays for the tournament, drinks, a snack, all-you-can-eat pizza, a treat, and a whole night of competitive fun! See Mr. Lund for further details.


Student Council: We will have our first meeting before school from 7:10-7:35 OR after school from 3:05-3:30 on Tuesday, October 9th in Mrs. Siepker’s room (104). Attendance at all meetings is required, see Mrs. Siepker or Mrs. Ellison if you have a conflict.


Shrek- Leads, start memorizing scenes 1-3 by Wed. Oct.10




AMS Daily Announcements

October 3, 2018 - A Day


Today is Wellness Wednesday! In PrimeTime, let’s get the month of October started by dancing to “Ghostbusters.” Also, have some flavored water at lunch - just remember, you have to drink it in the cafeteria.


BOYS’ BASKETBALL: If you are interested in trying out for the Boys A and B team please see Mrs. Palmquist (601) or Mr. Grant. Tryouts will be October 8th-10th at 3:15 (WE WILL MEET IN ROOM 601 TO START TRYOUTS). You must have your physical turned in before you can tryout.


SHREK CAST: There is no rehearsal today.


Photography Cub:  Our next meeting will be held TODAY, October 3.  We will meet in Room 105 from 3:05 - 3:35.


AMS Gaming: Our first Magic: the Gathering tournament will be held on Friday, October 5th from 3:00 - 9:00 in the Cafeteria. The format for this tournament is “Scrambleverse.” You don’t need to bring your own cards because you’ll play a random deck that we provide! $20 pays for the tournament, drinks, a snack, all-you-can-eat pizza, a treat, and a whole night of competitive fun! See Mr. Lund for further details.


Vocal Diversity students  please have your dress or tie order in before Oct.4.


Youth to Youth: Sign up for field trip to Vala’s begins on TOMORROW, beginning at 7:20 am. You must have both the original permission slip and money. It will begin with a single line down the south hallway (library one) patiently. Extra permission slips are outside Mrs. Ellison’s door, #215.


Student Council: We will have our first meeting before school from 7:10-7:35 OR after school from 3:05-3:30 on Tuesday, October 9th in Mrs. Siepker’s room (104). Attendance at all meetings is required, see Mrs. Siepker or Mrs. Ellison if you have a conflict.




AMS Daily Announcements

October 2, 2018 - B Day


BOYS BASKETBALL: If you are interested in trying out for the Boys A and B team please see Mrs. Palmquist (601) or Mr. Grant. Tryouts will be October 8th-10th at 3:15 (WE WILL MEET IN ROOM 601 TO START TRYOUTS). You must have your physical turned in before you can tryout.


SHREK CAST: There is no rehearsal tomorrow, Wednesday, October 3rd.



Shrek Chorus: Please have “ Here in Duloc “ part 1 & 2 memorized by Tues.Oct.9.


Photography Cub:  Our next meeting will be held tomorrow, October 3.  We will meet in Room 105 from 3:05 - 3:35.


AMS Gaming: Our first Magic: the Gathering tournament will be held on Friday, October 5th from 3:00 - 9:00 in the Cafeteria. The format for this tournament is “Scrambleverse.” You don’t need to bring your own cards because you’ll play a random deck that we provide! $20 pays for the tournament, drinks, a snack, all-you-can-eat pizza, a treat, and a whole night of competitive fun! See Mr. Lund for further details.


AMS Daily Announcements

October 1, 2018 -A Day


MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!! Only 75 days until the WoRLd FaMoUs AmS DoDgEBaLL ToUrNaMeNt!! (December 14, after school. More information as date draws near).


BOYS BASKETBALL: If you are interested in trying out for the Boys A and B team please see Mrs. Palmquist (601) or Mr. Grant. Tryouts will be October 8th-10th at 3:15 (WE WILL MEET IN ROOM 601 TO START TRYOUTS). You must have your physical turned in before you can tryout.


SHREK CAST: There is no rehearsal this Wednesday, October 3rd.



AMS Daily Announcements

September 28, 2018 - B Day


If you applied for Student Council, please check your email!


Wolverine Wilds: FIRST MEETING TODAY at 3:05-3:25 in room 601


AMS Gaming: Our first Magic: the Gathering tournament will be held on Friday, October 5th from 3:00 - 9:00 in the Cafeteria. The format for this tournament is “Scrambleverse.” You don’t need to bring your own cards because you’ll play a random deck that we provide! $20 pays for the tournament, drinks, a snack, all-you-can-eat pizza, a treat, and a whole night of competitive fun! See Mr. Lund for further details.


BOYS BASKETBALL: If you are interested in trying out for the Boys A, B, and C team please see Mrs. Palmquist (601) or Mr. Grant. Tryouts will be October 8th-10th at 3:15. You must have your physical turned in before you can tryout.


Vocal Diversity auditions for “This Is Me” are due Oct. 2. Please check our Vocal Diversity google classroom for more info and the accompaniment music is there for you to practice and record with.


                      This is for everyone missing the C-Store!!!

The cafeteria will be trying something new Monday morning before school!  We will run a small C-store from 7:10 to 7:45am. During this time you will be able to purchase a variety of ala carte items.  You may pay for these items with your lunch account or cash! There will also be some grab and go full breakfast items available.  As usual the full hot breakfast will be available in the kitchen from 8:00-8:30.




AMS Daily Announcements

September 27, 2018 - A Day


If you applied for Student Council, please check your email!


BUILDERS CLUB: meeting this TODAY in rm 314.  Remember to bring your permission slip.  See Mrs. Fulton if you have any questions.


Peer Mediators and Ambassadors: If you would like to help with Student-Led Conferences, please sign up in the Counseling Office. This is a first come/first assigned sign up. Hope to see you soon! Mrs. Martin


Wolverine Wilds: FIRST MEETING FRIDAY at 3:05-3:25 in room 601


Come celebrate September Birthdays in the lunchroom today.  Get a free birthday treat when you purchase a lunch. This months treat is a cookie!


Youth to Youth: The informational meeting for our field trip to Vala’s is today, at 3:05 pm in Mrs. Ellison’s room #215. It will only take 15 minutes, plan rides accordingly.


AMS Gaming: Our first Magic: the Gathering tournament will be held on Friday, October 5th from 3:00 - 9:00 in the Cafeteria. The format for this tournament is “Scrambleverse.” You don’t need to bring your own cards because you’ll play a random deck that we provide! $20 pays for the tournament, drinks, a snack, all-you-can-eat pizza, a treat, and a whole night of competitive fun! See Mr. Lund for further details.


BOYS BASKETBALL: If you are interested in trying out for the Boys A and B team please see Mrs. Palmquist (601) or Mr. Grant. Tryouts will be October 8th and 9th at 3:15. You must have your physical turned in before you can tryout.



AMS Daily Announcements

September 26, 2018 - B Day


Today is Wellness Wednesday! Wellness is an important part of empowering you to live  a healthier life. It begins with being active both physically and mentally, plus making healthier food/drink choices. Stay hydrated. Drink flavored water at lunch!!


Book Club:  Please plan to meet TODAY.  We will meet in the Counseling Office from 3:05 - 3:35.  Plan to discuss chapters 1 - 17 of Jackaby.


BUILDERS CLUB: meeting this Thursday in rm 314.  Remember to bring your permission slip.  See Mrs. Fulton if you have any questions.


Peer Mediators and Ambassadors: If you would like to help with Student-Led Conferences, please sign up in the Counseling Office. This is a first come/first assigned sign up. Hope to see you soon! Mrs. Martin


Wolverine Wilds: FIRST MEETING FRIDAY at 3:05-3:25 in room 601


Come celebrate September Birthdays in the lunchroom tomorrow.  Get a free birthday treat when you purchase a lunch. This months treat is a cookie!


Youth to Youth: There will be an informational meeting for our field trip to Vala’s this Thursday at 3:05 pm in Mrs. Ellison’s room #215. It will only take 15 minutes, plan rides accordingly.





AMS Daily Announcements

September 25, 2018 - A day


Today is the first day of Hexter 2.  If you do not have a copy of your schedule, login to your Student Portal account to review your classes for Hexter 2.


Peer Mediators and Ambassadors: If you would like to help with Student-Led Conferences, please sign up in the Counseling Office. This is a first come/first assigned sign up. Hope to see you soon! Mrs. Martin


Book Club:  Please plan to meet on Wednesday, September 26.  We will meet in the Counseling Office from 3:05 - 3:35.  Plan to discuss chapters 1 - 17 of Jackaby.


BUILDERS CLUB: meeting this Thursday in rm 314.  Remember to bring your permission slip.  See Mrs. Fulton if you have any questions.


Any student that has not received a student ID card,  needs to have their picture taken tomorrow during student retakes.  This is the last opportunity!




AMS Daily Announcements

September 24, 2018 - B Day


Today is the last day of Hexter 1.

Tomorrow is the first day of Hexter 2.   Review your schedule sometime today. If you do not have a copy of your schedule, login to your Student Portal account to review your classes for Hexter 2.


Peer Mediators and Ambassadors: If you would like to help with Student-Led Conferences, please sign up in the Counseling Office. This is a first come/first assigned sign up. Hope to see you soon! Mrs. Martin


Book Club:  Please plan to meet on Wednesday, September 26.  We will meet in the Counseling Office from 3:05 - 3:35.  Plan to discuss chapters 1 - 17 of Jackaby.


Please Check the Lost & Found during the passing period between 3rd & 4th periods and after school. It is filling up with lunch bags and water bottles!!!


Shrek practices this week are: Tues. 3-4p.m. Scenes 1-4;  Wed. 3-3:45p.m. Scenes 5-9;Thurs. 3-4 p.m. Scenes 10-end. A few of you still need to bring your signed contracts.


Vocal Diversity practices are normal Mon. 3-4:30. Wed. 7-7:40 and Fri. 7-7:40.




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