8th Grade Transition: Sign-ups Are OPEN for 6/24/21 (Diploma Day)

We request for 8th Grade family members to sign up for a time-slot for the 8th Grade Transition Celebration Event/Diploma Day on 6/24/21, if you have not done so already. 

Students WILL wear their caps and gowns and pick up their diplomas

Families should sign up in a time slot that corresponds with their child’s last name. (A-L & M-Z)

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP to secure your time-slot

  

Final Assessment Schedule / End of Year

Date

Final Assessment Schedule

June 17

Thursday 

English Language Arts 

Grades 6, 7, and 8

8:45-10:45 ALMS

June 18

Friday 

Social Studies

Grades 6, 7, and 8

8:45 - 10:45  ALMS

June 21

Monday

Math 

Grades 6, 7 and 8

8:45-10:45 ALMS

June 22

Tuesday 

Living Environment Regents Exam

All students will take the exam at ALMS

Exam Start Time: 9:15 am

June 22

Tuesday

Science

Grades 6, 7, and 8

8:45-10:45 ALMS

June 23

Wednesday

Algebra Regents Exam

All students will take the exam at ALMS

Exam Start Time: 9:15 am

June 23

Wednesday 

Make-up Day

Grades 6, 7, and 8

8:45-10:45 ALMS

Teachers Work to Complete Grading

June 24

Thursday

Diploma Day

Grade 8 Celebration

9:00-2:00 

June 25

Friday

Make-up Day # 2

Grades 6, 7, and 8

8:45 - 10:45 am

The last day of regular instruction will be on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Beginning June 17, students will come in for their assessments and then will be dismissed at 11:00 am. Students will report to ALMS during our regular arrival time and will follow the Final Assessment Schedule.

Some important information:

  • In-person students should report to their Day 1, Period 1 class.
  • Virtual Students will be scheduled to take their assessment remotely, provided the student has been in the Virtual Learning Model this school year. 
  • June 23 and June 25, are scheduled as Final Assessment Make-up Days. Only students scheduled to  make up a previously scheduled final assessment will be expected to report to ALMS
  • June 24, 2021 will be our Drive Up Transition Ceremony and only 8th Grade Students will be coming to the building during their scheduled time

ALMS 8th Grade Cap & Gown / Yearbook

ALMS 8th Grade Cap and Gown

 Letter Virtual Cap Gown - 2021

ALMS 8th Grade Yearbook & School Portraits Info 

Chromebook Loaner forms

ENL Family Resources / Videos

NYSESLAT Test Information

You can fill out the form regarding the NYSESLAT at this link
Puede completar el formulario sobre el NYSESLAT en este enlace

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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    All students that plan to take their final assessments in-person students should report to their Day 1, Period 1 Class.

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    Grades 6, 7 & 8

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For our next Principal's Corner feature, we hope you will enjoy our newest newsletters The Middle Years ‘Working Together for School Success’ and Helping Students Learn ‘Tips Families Can Use to Help Students Do Better in School’.