2021 ALMS NYS Assessment Opt-In Survey (DUE Wednesday April 7, 2021)

CLICK HERE to complete the 2021 ALMS  New York State Assessment Opt-In Survey

Each year, schools are required to assess students knowledge in key content areas including math, science, and English Language Arts.

In New York State, middle school students take the New York State Assessment in ELA grades 6-8, math grades 6-8, and science grade 8. 

Below, please find the district’s schedule for the assessments: 

  • Grades 3-8: English Language Arts - Tuesday, April 20

  • Grades 3-8: Mathematics - Tuesday, May 4

  • Grades 4 & 8: Science - Tuesday, June 8

Combining Of ALL Cohorts & Return to Five Days a Week of In-Person Learning

Superintendent Marrero announced at the 4/6/21 Board of Education meeting that we will be inviting ALL in-person learning students to attend school four days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday) beginning on Monday, April 12, 2021.

Five Days a Week of In-Person Learning Begins 4/19/21:

We will be inviting all students to return to school FIVE days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) beginning the week of April 19, 2021. All families who have opted for in-person learning should plan to send their children to school on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. This will remain in place for the remainder of the school year.

COVID-19 Student Testing Consent Form Links

Please consider consenting to having your children participate in the CSDNR COVID-19 Testing Program, if you have not yet already submitted your child’s consent form. 

COVID-19 Student Testing Consent Form Links:

COVID-19 testing in City School District of New Rochelle schools will begin March 17 and will be conducted every Wednesday at different sites. We ask that families who wish to have their child participate complete the forms below:

Completed forms may be emailed to almscovformstudent@nredlearn.org. Completed hard copies can also be brought to the ALMS Main Office.

ALMS 8th Grade Info & School Photos

ALMS 8th Grade Cap and Gown

 Letter Virtual Cap Gown - 2021

ALMS 8th Grade Yearbook & School Portraits Info 

ALMS School Portraits - Right After the Break (UPDATED):

ALMS will be hosting school portraits for students on April 6th - 9th.

Students who attend in-person will have an opportunity to have their school portrait taken during the school day during their Social Studies Classes. 

We plan on all in-person students having their portraits taken, and look forward to including our entire student body in the 2021 yearbook.

Virtual students may schedule a time to have their portraits taken after school hours, by accessing this link.

Below is the schedule breakdown.

Grade & Cohort

Date of School Portrait

Grade 8 Cohort A: 

Tuesday 4/6/21

Grade 8 Cohort B:

Thursday 4/8/21

Grade 7 Full Grade:

Thursday 4/8/21

Grade 6 Cohort A: 

Tuesday 4/6/21

Grade 6 Cohort B:

Friday 4/9/21

FULLY VIRTUAL STUDENTS: 

Schedule an appointment using this link

   

  

ENL Family Resources / Videos

The following videos are resources for our parents of students who are learning English as a new language.

In part 1, you will meet our ENL teachers and learn about the distance learning schedule, Google Classroom, technology resources, and reading habits at home.

In part 2, you will meet our school counselor, social worker, and attendance teacher to learn about the importance of attendance, transitioning to high school, the Home Access Center, Mifi devices and Chromebooks, and parenting and mental health challenges during COVID.

Los siguientes videos son recursos para nuestros padres de estudiantes que están aprendiendo inglés como un nuevo idioma.

En la parte 1, conocerá a nuestros maestros de ENL y aprenderá sobre el horario de aprendizaje a distancia, Google Classroom, recursos tecnológicos y hábitos de lectura en el hogar.

En la parte 2, conocerá a nuestro consejero escolar, trabajador social y maestro de asistencia para aprender sobre la importancia de la asistencia, la transición a la escuela secundaria, el Centro de acceso al hogar, los dispositivos Mifi y Chromebooks, y los desafíos de crianza y salud mental durante COVID.

Video Links:

PART ONE

PART TWO

Supply Lists 2020-2021

ALMS General Supply List School Year 2020-21

 

ALMS employs a color-coded system to help students stay organized and on track for success in middle school.

ELA

BLUE

MATH 

RED

SCIENCE  

GREEN

SOCIAL STUDIES 

PURPLE

WORLD LANGUAGE 

YELLOW

The following is our grade specific list of supplies for our traditional school year. Students may not need their supplies until we begin our Hybrid Learning Model with in person instruction, but we do encourage families to take advantage of using them while we are in Remote Learning to help stay organized.

**At this time, we do not plan to have students utilize hallway or gym lockers until further notice**

In addition, if there are any families having trouble, we ask you to please contact your school counselor so we can work together to assist:

Grade SIX General Supplies

  • 1 ALMS Agenda Book
  • 1 pack of loose-leaf paper
  • 1 Scientific Calculator - TI 30XIIS
  • Pens - Blue/Black
  • #2 pencils
  • 1 box of colored pencils
  • 1 individual pencil sharpener
  • Index cards for flashcards
  • Black sharpie markers
  • Ear-buds 

For 6th Grade ELA (English Language Arts):

  • 4 blue pocket folders
  • 1 blue marble composition notebook with at least 100 pages
  • 2 gallon-size zip-lock bags
  • Glue sticks (pack of 3)

For 6th Grade Social Studies:

  • 1 purple notebook (marble composition preferred)
  • 1 purple folder

For 6th Grade Math:

  • 1 red 3-subject spiral notebook
  • 1 red folder

For 6th Grade Science:

  • 1 green subject notebook (marble composition preferred)
  • 1 green folder

Grade SEVEN General Supplies

  • 1 ALMS Agenda Book
  • Earbuds
  • 1 pack of loose-leaf paper
  • 1 Scientific Calculator - TI 30XIIS
  • Post-its
  • Pencils (mechanical)
  • Pens (blue or black)
  • Pens (red)
  • Whiteboard markers
  • Subject dividers (for any binders)
  • Graph Paper

For 7th Grade ELA (English Language Arts):

  • 4 blue pocket folders
  • 1 blue marble composition notebook with at least 100 pages
  • 2 gallon-size zip-lock bags
  • Glue sticks (pack of 3)

  For 7th Grade Social Studies:

  • 1 purple notebook (marble composition preferred)
  • 1 purple folder

For 7th Grade Math:

  • 1 red 3 Subject Spiral Notebook
  • 1 red Folder

For 7th Grade Science:

  • 1 green subject notebook (marble composition preferred)
  • 1 green Folder

Grade EIGHT General Supplies

  • 1 ALMS Agenda Book
  • 1 pack of  loose-leaf paper
  • earbuds
  • 1 Scientific Calculator - TI 30XIIS
  • Pencils (mechanical)
  • Pens (blue or black)
  • Pens (red)
  • Whiteboard markers
  • Subject dividers (for any binders)
  • Graph Paper
  • Post-its

  Grade 8 ELA (English Language Arts):

  • #2 pencils
  • Loose-leaf paper
  • Page protectors
  • Binder with dividers
  • Blue or black pens
  • Colored pen

For 8th Grade Social Studies:

  • 1 purple notebook (marble composition preferred)
  • 1 purple folder

For 8th Grade Math:

  • 1 red 3 Subject Notebook
  • 1 red Folder

For 8th Grade Science:

  • 1 green Notebook (marble composition preferred)
  • 1 green Folder

Home Access Center for Parents and Guardians

Home Access Center for Parents and Guardians

HOME ACCESS CENTER FOR PARENTS & GUARDIANS
If you already have registered, log in at:  

   Home
 Access Center is available for Parents/Guardians of children who attend schools in the City School District of New Rochelle.  Parents/Guardians can view, online, their child's daily attendance, homeroom assignment with email links to their child's teacher, progress reports, report cards, and check emergency contact information.  

   Once the student enters grades 6-12, Parents/Guardians will be able to view their child's (live) period-by-period daily attendance, class schedule with email links to each of their child's teachers, GPA information, unofficial transcript information (to keep track of High School credits and Regents exams for graduation requirements), progress reports, report cards, and check emergency contact information.  
 
If you are unsure of your username, please email lmartinelli@nredlearn.org, ALMS & IEYMS Technology Facilitator. 

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