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The final make-up day for inclement weather is scheduled for May 26, 2014.
Upcoming Events
Today
- Transition Fair
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tomorrow
4/28/2014
4/29/2014
4/30/2014
 
School Announcements
Welcome to North Augusta Middle School!
Welcome to North Augusta Middle School! I hope this year will be both challenging and rewarding for your middle school student. As our faculty and staff works diligently to prepare your student for high school, we ask that you assist us by having your student at school on time each day, providing a place for them to complete homework and assignments, and supporting them during this time. We hope that our students grow both academically and socially, and we offer a wide variety of activities and clubs in which they can participate. We encourage students to get involved in a club if possible, and to always remember that their academic success should be their top priority at school. Please contact us if we can be of assistance to you or your students. I look forward to another successful year at NAMS, where we Achieve Excellence Together!
 
Mrs. W. Jacobs, Principal
Ms. P Gamble, Assistant Principal
Mrs. L. Young, Assistant Principal/Teacher

Those who can  help you in the front office:
Miss S. Abney, Secretary
Mrs. D. Smith, Attendance Clerk, Secretary

Office hours: 7:45am - 4:00pm 

***Please be sure to update your contact information (address and phone numbers) if they change during the school year.  You can give it to Miss Abney or Mrs. Smith in the office.  Up-to-date contact information is important in order to provide you important information and to get in touch with you in case of emergency.


Inclement Weather Note:
In the event of a two hour delay, the gym and cafeteria will open at 9:30am and classes will begin at 10:00am.  Dismissal time will remain the same.

Our school REPORT CARD
Click here or copy and past the address below into your web browser.
http://ed.sc.gov/data/report-cards/2013/middle/s/m0201011.pdf



Parent Survey
Aiken County Public School District would like to ask parents to take part in a Parent Survey as part of its upcoming AdvandED accreditation process.  Outside experts will visit our district in November to examine our current process for continuous improvement.  Part of this process is gathering feedback from our parents.  To gather this feedback, we would like for you to participate in an online survey.  Our goal is to have as many parents as possible to take this survey so that we can gather reliable data on our system.  Students who return the parent signature page to their teacher will receive a homework pass.  Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous.  Your honest opinion is appreciated.  Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.  The survey link can be found on the school district's home page at http://acps.schoolfusion.us/
NAMS Show Choir Auditions
The NAMS Show Choir is an audition only group for 8th graders. The auditions for this class will be held Wednesday, April 30th beginning at 3:30 PM.  The auditions are open to any current 7th grader that is interested.  Please stop by Ms. Surles' room or the office to pick up an audition packet.  A completed packet must be turned into Ms. Surles before auditioning.  See Ms. Surles with any questions.
PASS testing

Just a reminder that PASS testing is May 6, 7, 8, and 9.  Please get adequate rest and eat a good breakfast to fuel your mind and body.  Do your best on the test!!!
Yearbooks for Sale!


Attention Parents and Students,
Yearbooks can be purchased every Wednesday and Friday from now until May 23rd (except during PASS testing May 5-9) following morning announcements.  Please don’t wait until the last minute to purchase your yearbook! Currently, we have 120 yearbooks left for students to purchase.  Yearbooks are $43.00 each.  Both cash and checks will be accepted.  Students wishing to purchase a yearbook should bring the exact amount.  Please make all checks out to NAMS.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Maroney. 
Cheerleading Information
Informational Meeting - April 15th from 3:30-4:00 with Mrs. Ferguson

Clinic April 21-23

Tryouts April 25th

Tdap Clinic for upcoming 7th graders
SC law requires that all students entering 7th grade receive one dose of Tdap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis). To assist parents with this requirement, DHEC will be offering a clinic in school to current 6th grade students.

The Tdap Clinic will be held at NAMS on May 14, 2014

Information packets will be sent home on March 19, 2014 and must be returned no later than March 26, 2014 for student to receive the vaccine at the clinic.

For more information please visit www.scdhec.gov/scimmunize



Congratulations Teachers of the Year 2014-2015
Our 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Powell, Band Director.

Our 2014-2015 First Year Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Zeller, Keyboarding Teacher.

Congratulations on this accomplishment!!
March Recognition
Teacher of the Month: Beth Burkhalter

Employee of the Month: Charlotte Bickley

Students of the Month:
6th 7th 8th
Bri-Ann C.
Patrick M.
Valeria P.
Ronnie H.
Kaylee M.
Alex M.
Taryn M.
DJ S.
Sarah H.
Sam R.
Amanda R.

Michael N.

Congratulations!!!

EIA Afterschool Program Information
The EIA After-School Program begins on Tuesday, January 7th.  It will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Ms. Surles' room, room #175 beginning at 3:25.  The program ends each afternoon promptly at 4:30 PM.  See Ms. Surles with any questions.
News from PTO
Chickfila and Pizza Sales will continue through May. Chickfila (Tuesday) sandwiches $4.00, Pizza (Friday) Cheese and Pepperoni $2.00

On Early Release Wednesday's Bruster's will be sold in the cafeteria during lunch.  Prices $2 - $4.  Ice Cream, Nathan's Hot Dogs and Nacho's and Cheese.
 School Supply List

Athletic Schedules
All student athletes should have documentation of insurance. Student insurance is available for all students through Markel. Information can be found on the district website: Quick links/Student Accident Insurance icon. Link: Student Accident Insurance.

General Information - Bell Schedules, Agenda, etc.

District Calendar