It is difficult to stay on top of the latest technology and how your student is using it. Especially with apps on their devices. Here is a guide for parents and teachers on the latest apps and what students use them for: https://smartsocial.com/app-guide-parents-teachers/
The High School Spring Art Show is in the lobby of the high school and can be viewed by the public prior to any of the Willy Wonka Musical Performances today, Saturday or Sunday! Here are a few of the pieces:
The Early Childhood Education Alliance does much to help young children in the Alliance area be prepared for kindergarten. Here is an opportunity to have some fun, buy some student art, and support ECEA in their efforts for our students. https://www.alliancecityschools.org/article/46826
Shari Johnson and Susan Mann's preschool class are published authors!!! The students wrote a book called "Where Are You Going" and the idea on how the book came about was rather interesting. Shari Johnson during one of her morning routine lessons rolled a ball around on the floor to each student and asked them where they were going. Each student would respond differently. One of the answers the students said was that there were going to the store. From there, Shari Johnson asked the students what they were going to the store to get and that is where the fun began. The students went to the store to buy items for a party. Each student named their items from cupcakes, party hats and punch and they also illustrated their own pictures as well. Parents from the class came to hear the story as each student stood proud and stated loud their part of the book. Congratulations to the preschool class on becoming published authors and a huge thank you goes out to Shari Johnson and Susan Mann for all of their hard work and dedication on this project!
Looks like wings for dinner this weekend: Saturday you can eat at Buffalo Wild Wings to support the Music Department. Sunday you can see Parkway staff and students shave their heads after reaching their fund raising goal for St. Baldrick's Foundation. Donate here: https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/parkwayelementary
If you missed the show today, it's ok. There are performances of Willy Wonka the musical throughout the weekend. Purchase your tickets here: https://singingaviators.ludus.com
Elementary students just got done watching the first performance of Willy Wonka the Musical! It was full of magic and talent of students in preschool through 12th grade!
Don't miss the chance to donate to St. Baldrick's Foundation for childhood cancer research and see some staff and students SHAVE THEIR HEADS! This Sunday at Buffalo Wild Wings on State Street. Here is the link to donate: https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/parkwayelementary
It's not too early to start thinking about the vaccinations your student will need to start school in the fall! Here is a link to the TDap immunization information for all students entering 7th grade in the 2018-2019 school year. https://www.alliancecityschools.org/tdap-vaccine
At the Alliance Early Learning School students start learning how to do work on the computer in Preschool! They learn how to use a mouse and a keyboard to navigate learning games and activities online with the help of teachers. This helps them be ready to learn in the same computer lab when they get to kindergarten. #Astepahead #Acspresents #Myohioclassroom #Ohioed
8th Grade Promotion is just around the corner. We would like to show just how much you have grown as students and individuals throughout the past 8 years. So, if you would like to participate, please share a picture of yourself from kindergarten or elementary school. Ways to share your picture: Email to: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org OR Bring a copy of your photo that we can scan with your name on the back so it can be returned to you. ***We would like to have all pictures no later than May 18th.*** Note: If you share a picture that has multiple people in it, permission will have to be gained from all people in the photo before it can be used in the slideshow.
It's not too early to think Soccer season! There will be a player and parent informational meeting on Thursday, April 26th at 6pm at the Rockhill Field House for any boys entering high school in the fall who are interested in playing high school soccer.
Registration for the nation's premier autism and disabilities conference begins TODAY: https://www.alliancecityschools.org/article/43396
A group of Rockhill third grade students enjoyed a pasta party with homemade cavatelli and sauce with Mrs. Searfoss. This was a culminating activity after reading the book Granny Torelli Makes Soup. In this story by Eileen Spinelli, the main characters learned how to make homemade soup and pasta with Granny Torelli while she shared valuable life lessons with them. John Babb, Dallas Curtice, Cicero Davis, Frankie Dennison, Kenny Johnson, Merric Miller and Khylar Nordquest worked on literacy skills while enjoying this realistic fiction selection, and also discovered they love cavatelli pasta. #Acspresents
Jordan Schwartz competed this past weekend in the State GEOGRAPHY BEE Competition held in Columbus. The State Geography Bee went very well for Jordan on Friday. He was one of 14 students (out of 101 students competing) to get all eight of his questions correct in the preliminary round. Unfortunately, he was one of four students eliminated in the tie-breaker round that followed, so he finished tied for 11th and just missed the 10-person final round held on the big stage. Bee officials said it is the only the 2nd or 3rd time in 27 years that a perfect 8-for-8 didn't automatically qualify for the 10-person final. Indeed, in our 3 years of being at the State Geo Bee only 29 of 301 total competitors have gotten 8's (7 two years ago, 8 last year, and 14 this year.). This year's champion was again Saket Pochiraju from Lewis Center, who has won it three years in a row. (He's an 8th grader and he won't be back, but his little brother made it to State as a 4th grader this year!)
SOLO AND ENSEMBLE On Saturday April 7, 2018, AMS Band, Choir, and Orchestra students participated in the OMEA District 8 Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Event. We are very proud of all the hard work these students put into making beautiful music! Below are the results: 21 Superior (I) Soloists: Xiyonne McCullough (Violin), Valencia Davis (Viola), Alyssa Risley (Cello), Brooke McDermitt (Clarinet), Ryan Bench (Trumpet), Thomas Butt (Trombone), Patrick Burse (Multiple Percussion), Katrina Asano (Flute), Olivia Hershberger (Flute), Harley Masters (Clarinet), Gracie Weaver (Bassoon), Jordan Schwartz (Alto Saxophone), Zachary Kinser (Snare Drum), Zachary Kinser (Marimba), Mallory Chunat (Vocal), Misty McMasters (Vocal), Jenna Scott (Vocal), Mianna Ford (Vocal), Rylee Horning (Vocal), Zach Kinser (Vocal), Marzjay Sines (Vocal). 11 Excellent (II) Soloists: Jaccob Collins (Trumpet), Patrick Burse (Snare Drum), Mackenzie Heslop (Snare Drum), Isyss Johnson (Violin), Gabby Hill (Violin), Alexis Pospisil (Violin), Allison Stephenson (Violin), Katrina Asano (Vocal), Tamra Jackson (Vocal), Julianna Priest (Vocal), Abie Thomas (Vocal). 6 Superior (I) Ensembles: 8th Grade Flute Duet (Rhyan Walton, Olivia Bell), 8th Grade Woodwind Duet (Brooke McDermitt, Isyss Johnson), 8th Grade Clarinet Trio (Brianna Wooten, Henry Wang, Keegan Serrano), 7th Grade Flute Duet (Olivia Hershberger, Katrina Asano), 8th Grade Select Vocal Ensemble (Aidan Cagna, Mallory Chunat, Jaccob Collins, Jane Cook, Allayna Jones, Bryce Lee, Brooke McDermitt, Misty McMasters, Jane Miller, Bergen Rhome, Jenna Scott, Brianna Wooten), 7th Grade Select Vocal Ensemble (Katrina Asano, Jayla Austin, Thayer Fontana, Mianna Ford, Taylor Galeano, Gabriele Hill, Rylee Horning, Tamra Jackson, Zach Kinser, Ethan Natale, Marzjay Sines, Gracie Weaver) 7 Excellent (II) Ensembles: 7th Grade Violin Duet (Gabby Hill and Xiyonne McCullough), 8th Grade Viola Duet (Kierra Benning and Valencia Davis), AMS 8th Grade Brass Trio (Jaccob Collins, Olivia George, Thomas Butt), The 3 Amigas (Julisa Johnson, Harley Masters, Leah Cameron), 8th Grade Woodwind Trio (Samara Prather, Shannon Bowman, Samantha Martin), 7th Grade Percussion Ensemble #1 (Zach Kinser, Mackenzie Heslop, Tamra Jackson, Ethan Phillips, Jayson Reed), 7th Grade Percussion Ensemble #2 (Ella Wayne, Cyrus Fagan, Isaiah Jackson) 3 Festival Performance: Jayla Austin (Flute Solo), Jayla Austin (Vocal Solo), 7th Grade Woodwind Quintet (Katrina Asano, Olivia Hershberger, Bailee Pawul, Jordan Schwartz, Gracie Weaver)
“Treat others the way you want to be treated” - Way to go Marlee C.,Mykayla B., and Natasha H. for being recognized as this week’s Golden Rule Followers! Students are recognized weekly for following the Golden Rule and also for being inducted in the Clip It behavior Hall of Fame! Students choose a prize from Mrs. Balderson’s treasure chest!
Northside teachers are committed to designing engaging lessons for students. Recently, teachers focused on affiliation, designing work that encourages and supports opportunities for students to work interdependently with others. Fifth grade classes participated in various “escape rooms” as part of their test prep for the upcoming AIR assessment. ELA classes escaped from Planet Emoji while math classes escaped from Emoji Island. Both of these activities presented students with 4 challenges focused around the content area. Students worked with their group, using one another’s strengths, to complete the challenges. In music class, students created a three-part harmony with boomwhackers. Within each small group, students were assigned a specific note to play within their group’s melody. After working together and practicing in their small groups, the entire class joined together and created a beautiful three-part harmony.
The Brett Streza Memorial Golf Outing will take place June 2. Money goes towards a scholarship fund for AHS students. Here is more information: #Acspresents https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VlK08H_JWMWfIQrnPU4OXqnCeJCRnPX-SkqsxqsXYJg/edit?usp=sharing
Students of the Month must be safe, respectful, and responsible. Students must show respect to staff and peers; students must show readiness, good character, and Aviator Pride. Students of the Month must soar beyond excellence. Our Middle School students of the month are: 6th Grade: Sophie Harper and Aerial Mikes 7th Grade: Walker Buchanan, MacKenzie Kuntzman, and Marzjay Sines 8th Grade: Emma Huff and Micholas Reed Unified Arts: Chloe Harstine, Gabrielle Hill, and Elijah Zelenak
Whoa!!! The kick off event was just two days ago and already Parkway staff and students have raised over $1,750 for St. Baldrick's Foundation. April 22 is the last day of fund raising and the big Shave Day! Donate here: https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/parkwayelementary
Don't wait to purchase your tickets for the Early Childhood Education Alliance art auction in just a couple weeks! With an evening full of student art, music, food, drinks and supporting early education- how can you go wrong? #Acspresents https://www.alliancecityschools.org/article/43773
Some students and teachers at Parkway Elem. have committed to shaving their heads to raise money for St. Baldrick's Foundation which funds childhood cancer research. The kick off was yesterday and heads will be shaved April 22 at Buffalo Wild Wings! Go to https://www.stbaldricks.org/teams/parkwayelementary to donate or see their progress! #Acspresents
Congratulations to this month's Kiwanis students of the month, Abby Mozden and Brooke Fiegenschuh, both from Northside. #Acspresents http://www.the-review.com/news/20180409/kiwanis-recognizes-april-students-of-month
The Aviator Sports Boosters will meet tonight, Monday April 9 at 7 pm at AHS in room 235. All Aviator fans are encouraged to attend and get involved! #Acspresents
Adam from the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center visited the kindergarten children at AELS this morning. He shared information about how to tell which animals are insects. We learned that insects have 3 body parts, 6 legs, antenna, many can fly, some are easy to see, others are camouflaged making it difficult for them to be seen. At the end of the program, we were given an opportunity to touch a living insect, a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach!
The athletic department will be hosting free physicals good for the 2018-19 school year on May 10th to any interested current 6th-11th grade student. In order to get your physical on this date all paperwork must be submitted electronically by going to https://alliance-oh.finalforms.com/ by May 1st. No paper forms will be accepted. If you have questions or need a copy of the sign-up instructions please call the athletic office at 821-3972.
High School student Cole George was named Mac Trailer's Commerce Street Plant's Employee of the Month this month! Cole was commended for his eagerness, cooperation, work ethic, and willingness to do whatever is asked of him. What an accomplishment for one of our high school students to be selected as an outstanding employee at a major manufacturing company! Great job, Cole! #Acspresents #RepthatA
Don't forget to purchase your tickets for the Early Childhood Education Alliance Art Benefit - all art was created by our students and all money will go to benefit the students. #Acspresents https://www.alliancecityschools.org/article/43773
It can be difficult to stay on top of screening your child's technology. Here is a link to a website that gives some basic info on all the newest, latest and greatest apps your child might download so that you can better determine if it's worth keeping or deleting: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/app-reviews
Northside students enjoyed a great time at the North Canton Skate Park for the March Incentive. They rode bumper cars, climbed the rock wall, skated, played laser tag, and visited the arcade. We are proud of the students who worked hard to earn this trip. Our April incentive will be a picnic and fun-filled day at Butler Rodman park.
Middle School students who earned good behavior through the third nine weeks were rewarded with "Activity Day" today. Teachers hosted an activity of their choice, anything from a movie to board games, to baton twirling, dodge ball, or hair styling. Students and staff bonded over fun activities and it was a great way to kick off spring break! #Acspresents
Students in Megan Harper and Cindy Gaines class are learning about oviparous animals (animals that lay eggs). Their study began as students used their imaginations and acted out what it might be like to be inside an egg and what they would have to do to get out. Using hand lenses, students observed real eggs of different sizes and different colors from various birds. They also learned that birds aren't the only animals that lay eggs! Students searched for eggs in the classroom and in each one found an oviparous animal. They learned that other animals, such as spiders, snakes, fish, and lizards also lay eggs. Through reading nonfiction books, students discovered octopus lay thousands of eggs at a time, and turtles lay their eggs in the sand. Students also practiced word families by blending beginning and ending sounds found on eggs, and practiced addition facts by adding numbers found on eggs. They are now experts on oviparous animals!
The rain has caused some schedule changes for today's athletic events: Varsity Softball @ Minerva: Today's Softball game has been cancelled. Make-up date is TBD. High School Track vs. West Branch: Today's high school track meet has been cancelled. Make-up date is TBD. JV Baseball vs. Minerva, Varsity Baseball @ Minerva: Today's Baseball games have been cancelled. Make-up dates are TBD. Today's Tennis match vs. West Branch has been moved to the Salem Racquet Club. The match will still begin at 4pm.
Need a sports physical for the 2018-2019 school year? Here's how to get a free one: http://www.alliancecityschools.org/article/43768
It's not too late to register your kindergartener or preschool student for this fall! Come to the Registration office in the Castle to get everything you need. Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to noon.
The following baseball games for Saturday, March 24th have been cancelled. Make up dates have not been determined yet. Varsity Baseball vs. Champion 12pm JV Baseball @ Champion 12pm
Inspired by the master of the macabre, Barbara Mudrak's junior Honors English students wrote Poe-style scary stories, some with original artwork. Enjoy! https://read.bookcreator.com/06F8gXJ9JFadmRmWPrPAdWfF3z42/lgbFMqHdTk6HcLVeoyNiTA
Due to inclement weather Alliance City Schools are CLOSED today, Wednesday, March 21. Adult Career Center classes will still be in session as scheduled.
Due to inclement weather Alliance City Schools is on a two hour delay today, Wednesday, March 21. AELS preschool morning classes will be cancelled. The Alliance Career Center will have classes as normal.
A reminder to fifth grade families that sign-up sheets for sixth grade band, choir, and orchestra are to be returned by this Friday, March 23 to students' homeroom teachers. The music teachers at AMS are looking forward to having your students in their performing ensembles!
The kindergartners in Holly Power's room enjoyed an edible science experiment! After learning about solids, liquids and gases in this week's "Water Unit", students studied and enjoyed Root Beer floats to illustrate the concept. Before eating, the students had to state which part of the float was solid, which was liquid, and which was gas. They drew a picture of what their floats looked like when the soda was added and wrote a description! Who said learning can't be delicious!
Students have concluded their participation in National Walkout Day. All students should be back in their classes.
Some AHS students plan to participate in the National School Walkout today at 10 a.m. Since the safety and security of our students is top priority, the front parking lot at the High School will be blocked off from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Thank you for your cooperation.
Hard Hat Workers Congratulations to Abria E., Landen M., Kaylor W. and Shyanne W. for being chosen as the “Hard Hat Workers” for the month of March. These students exhibit determination and put forth their best effort everyday in the classroom. They ate lunch with a representative from Trilogy Plastics, Ms. Waller and Mrs. Balderson. Students discussed possible future career choices.
March Madness Move over sports fans, a new kind of bracket is coming to town. The First Grade Rockhill March Book Madness "Famous Author Edition" has officially begun. Book Madness, in the spirit of college basketball’s popular tournament known as “March Madness,” is literary competition hosted by the first-grade teachers where students pit title against title from the most famous children's authors and decide which will advance to the next round. In the end, only one will be left standing as the "2018 Book of the Year". Teachers worked to create a bracket of 16 famous picture books and have pitted them against each other. Students will be voting in each round. Voting will also include opinion writing and writing about the story elements.
AELS had a Family Fun Day at the YMCA for our preschoolers. The YMCA provided four different stations for the children to interact, explore and have fun while playing with their classmates and family members. We had a great turn out and it was enjoyed by all. Thank you to the YMCA and to our parents for making this Family Fun Day such a success.
National Read Across America Week First graders got into the spirit of promoting literacy this week with different themed days inspired by the works of Dr. Suess. Students celebrated “The Lorax” with painted mustaches and “The Cat in the Hat” by wearing hats. They engaged in a variety of activities as well, and they even got to eat some green eggs and ham!
Early Childhood Education Alliance's director, Elizabeth Hibbs has solicited the help of the talented AELS students to volunteer art work for their upcoming auction. Students have worked together as a class or individually on their pieces and will donate them in order to make this years auction more child focused and friendly. Deb Ware and Lynn Fast's class attempted a crayon melting piece as a reminder that spring is on the way!
Our second grade students are taking part in 6 sessions of swimming lessons at the YMCA. Students are divided up according to their swim levels and are instructed by YMCA personal. Students also learn about water safety and rescue skills. Students look forward to swimming days and are making great memories!
Deb Sutton's preschool students studied a unit about human bodies and the students checked heartbeats on each other, recorded observations and made appointments. The students learned about checking blood in the veins, how the heart, lungs and other parts work on the body and how to care for patients.
Members of the AHS football team competed at the State Powerlifting Tournament. Aaron Maley was crowned State Champion, Cameron Donohoe placed 3RD, Mo Thompson placed 5TH, and Jhon Howard placed 7TH in their respective weight classes. They had a combined lifting a total of 1320 pounds! Thanks Coach Abueteen for giving the students this opportunity!
Alex Leasure and Skyler Curry competed at the State Wrestling Tournament in Columbus this weekend. Alex Placed 7TH against great competition! Congratulations Alex and Skyler on finishing strong your senior year! Thanks also Coach Shaw, Coach Winner, and Coach Richardson for the amount of time you put into your wrestlers.
Congratulations Ellie Brugh, Allie Cox, and Caroline Denny on qualifying for the State Science Fair! In addition, Allie received the Governor's Award and Ellie and Caroline qualified for the Buckeye Science and Engineering Fair!
The AHS PENOHIO TEAM competed in the PenOhio Tournament held at Kent State Stark yesterday and made Alliance proud!.Julia Schwartz won 1ST place in the JV Division and our JV team placed 3rd overall in a very competitive field. That team was comprised of Aleigh Johnson, Julia Schwartz, Daniele Bush, Janel Lilly, McKenzie Schoolcraft, and Riley Tucker, topping 10 other schools.
Parkway Poetry Cafe With the lights dimmed, coffee served and students a little nervous, a Poetry Cafe at Parkway Elementary School on Friday gave students the opportunity to perform their poetry to friends, family and peers. Students have been learning about different types of poetry and tried their hand at writing one of each kind of poem. At the poetry cafe students performed their pieces publically for the first time. Nerves ran high, but the experience of speaking publicly and getting over those nerves is part of the lesson, Principal Cory Mueller said. Parents and guests were welcome to stay in various rooms and student groups moved room to room to perform their pieces. Coffee and desserts were served to make it more like a poetry cafe. The students did a great job overcoming nerves, and putting their work out there for the public to hear!
Cutting hair is an artform and Alliance High School and Career Center Cosmetology students were privileged on Friday to get some tips and tricks on their art form from a professional and haircut artist Donovan Anderson. Elizabeth Cadile, Career Center Cosmetology instructor brought Anderson in to teach students his craft of cutting men’s hair cuts. Students get plenty of lessons and experience on women’s hair cuts but could use extra practice with men’s cuts, especially the ins and outs of using clippers. Anderson is a 2013 graduate of West Branch High School and was inspired by Cadile to become a hairstylist. He attended Paul Mitchell school after graduation and currently works for Chad Anthony's Salon in Streetsboro and is a Johnny B. hairstylist and teacher. During his tutorial he gave Alliance Graduate Luke Kelley a hair cut, showing students how to get a close shave and a smooth fade to create a trendy hairstyle. He said telling students about the tips and tricks he has learned in the business makes him feel like he is helping people. “I’ve always wanted to help people and this is a way I can do that. I can pass my knowledge to them and fuel that passion they have,” he said. He explained how the techniques students are learning now can be adapted to best suit each client and hairstyle. “Giving a haircut is like tailoring a tuxedo, it’s different for each person,” he said. High School junior Juila Sitosky said just watching Anderson cut Kelley’s hair helped her to feel more confident in giving a men’s haircut. “We learn about men’s hair cutting but we have never gone that in-depth. Watching him use the clippers and his blending techniques really helped,” she said. In the spring students have the opportunity to go and take their state license test in Columbus. The high school Career/Tech class has a history of a 100 percent passage rate. Students in the cosmetology program take appointments from the public in their salon to gain experience and charge a discounted rate. To make an appointment call 330-829-2245.
Mini versions of famous Americans filled the gymnasium and cafeteria at Rockhill Elementary School on Friday as the students put on their annual Wax Museum for friends, family and teachers. Oprah Winfrey as she appeared in “A Wrinkle In Time,” Laura Ingalls Wilder and Neil Armstrong were among the unique group of portrayed famous figures. Students have spent weeks researching a famous American of their choice. They learned about biographies, created timelines of the person’s life, and dressed as the person on Friday to stand and act as a “wax figure” of them. They practiced speeches and staying “in character” in class as well. The wax museum hits on many different learning standards with one project. During the wax museum parents go through and push a button to hear students present their rehearsed speech. Administration and teachers also attended the wax museum. Andrea Offenebcher, literacy and numeracy teacher said the wax museum is student favorite part is learning interesting facts about their person of choice. “The students have loved it. They go through the hallways telling us interesting facts about their famous people. It’s a great learning experience for them and us,” she said. The wax museum has been a tradition at Parkway and Rockhill for years and is a memorable part of the year for many students.
Interested in signing up your child for Challenger Baseball this spring? Here are the forms and more information on how to register. All forms need to be completed. https://www.alliancecityschools.org/o/alliance-city-school-district/browse/22109
The threat on social media has been found to be false. The lockdown has been lifted and students will be released from school at the normal time.
Due to a threat seen on social media specific to AHS we have decided to lock down the school to allow Alliance Police Department time to investigate the situation. As soon as we receive information we will release it. As a safety precaution all other buildings are in shelter in place which means no one is allowed in or out.
From Superintendent Jeffery Talbert's office: In the Alliance City School District the safety and well-being of our students is our top priority. This morning, on Bus 5, one of the kindergarten students brought a gun onto the bus in their backpack. At the time, there was only one other student on the bus and they showed the gun to that student. That student reported it to the bus driver, who immediately stopped the bus and safely took the backpack and kept it in her possession. I would like to thank the student who was brave enough to report the gun, as well as the bus driver for handling the situation calmly and safely. I would also like to thank the Alliance Police for assisting in this situation and working to keep our students safe. Again, the safety and well-being of our students is our top priority.
Here is a great free resource for parents offered by North Canton City Schools: NCCS is bringing in Brooks Gibbs, a social skills educator, to speak next Tuesday, February 13, at 7:00 p.m. at Hoover Hall at Hoover High School. The event is open to the public.
Preschool and Kindergarten registration is right around the corner! Here is some more info about where to get your packets and when to register: https://www.alliancecityschools.org/article/37098
Channel 11 is going digital! Find all your local Ch. 11 programs on 10.22 on your television.
Students were evacuated from the High School building today after a fire alarm went off at 10:05 a.m. The Alliance Fire Department and staff assessed the situation as students waited outside for 15 minutes. The building was determined to be safe and secure and students have returned to class.
Boys basketball games as well and boys and girls bowling is cancelled for tonight.
Due to a lack of change in conditions Alliance City Schools will be closed today, Tuesday, January 16. The Alliance Career Center will still have classes.
Due to inclement weather, Alliance City Schools will be on a 2 hour delay Today, Tuesday January 16th 2018. Adult Education day and evening classes are in session and operating on a normal schedule
Volunteers still needed to help the Aviator Sports Boosters operate the concession stand at Top Gun wrestling tournament this weekend. Text or call ASB President Stephanie Unckrich @ 330-206- 8005.
Alliance alumni JJ Kukura will be recognized before the University of Mount Union basketball game at 6:45 pm Wednesday for 1,000 career points. Come out and wear Alliance gear to get in FREE!
Due to inclement weather ACS is closed today, Monday January 8. The Adult Career Center day classes are cancelled. Evening classes are still in session.
Due to the dangerously cold temperatures anticipated for tomorrow, Alliance City Schools will not be in session Friday, January 5.
Due to technical issues families of high school students are currently receiving calls that their student is absent. If you received a call this afternoon please disregard.
Volunteers are needed to help the Sports Boosters operate the concessions at the Top Gun wrestling tournament Jan. 12 & 13. To volunteer, leave voice or text message @ 330-206- 8005.
ACSD is closed today, Dec. 14 due to inclement weather.
Coat collection for students happening now through Nov. 15. New or gently used winter coats can be dropped off at any ACS school building before Nov. 15 for distribution on the 16th.
Staff at Techvemberfest are learning about how our responses to events lead to certain outcomes. Are your responses to uncontrollable life events leading to the outcomes you desire?
Staff is gathered today for Techvemberfest, a professional development day. The focus is on creating a positive culture that produces the results reflective of the district's vision and mission.
Good luck to the varsity football team as they travel to NDLC at 7:30! Go Aviators!
Dylan lost a shoe about 1/2 way through. Finished about 39th and will not advance. Aviator Nation is still proud of him.
Dylan Bailey lining up now for regional Cross Country meet. Top 28 advance. Stay tuned for results.
At the Alliance City Schools, we make student safety our top priority, and we hold our staff and bus drivers to the highest professional and safety standards. Earlier today, it was brought to our attention that one of our bus drivers may have been speeding and texting while operating a district bus. NO students were on the bus at the time. As soon as the district was notified, the driver was placed on administrative leave and an investigation began immediately. The bus driver in question will be dealt with according to the Alliance City Schools Employee Code of Conduct. As the safety of our students is our top priority, we will not tolerate this kind of behavior from any district staff member. We will again communicate and reinforce our expectations and safety policies to our transportation staff.
AMS open house is tonight! We hope to see you there. Grade 6 will be from 5-6pm Grade 7 and 8 will be from 6-7pm
AMS open house will be tonight. We hope to see you there. Grade 6 will be from 5-6pm Grade 7 and 8 will be from 6-7pm
AMS open house will be tonight. We hope to see you there. Grade 6 will be from 5-6pm Grade 7 and 8 will be from 6-7pm.
AMS will be having Open House tonight! Grade 6 will be from 5-6pm and Grades 7 and 8 will be from 6-7pm. We hope to see you there.
The biggest celestial event of 2017 will take place on Monday, Aug. 21, but you may miss it if you do not know precisely when to look. It’s also important to know how to view the eclipse. Click the links below for more information Eclipse Safety https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety Eclipse Viewing Timeline https://m.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/eclipse-day-timeline-from-coast-to-coast-when-will-you-see-the-total-solar-eclipse/70002446
Sunday, July 30th - Mandatory meetings for any girls interested in playing soccer this year and their parents at Rockhill locker room. Girls in grades 5-8 will meet from 8-8:30 p.m. and HS girls will meet from 8:30-9:00 p.m. Mandatory practices begin Tuesday, August 1st. Come meet the coaching staff and receive practice schedule information. For more information contact Coach Horning at email@example.com
The 2017-18 Aviator Sports Boosters Kick-off will be Monday, August 7th at 7PM featuring an Aviator Sports Rally on the Glamorgan Castle Lawn. In the case of inclement weather, it will be moved to the AHS Gym. The event will feature the AHS marching band, AHS & AMS cheerleaders and all AHS and AMS fall teams and coaches. The HANGAR will offer a special kick-off discount coupon. The HANGAR will be open from 5:30-7PM so you can purchase your Aviator gear. The AHS ticket office will be open from 5:30-7PM, and Aviator Sports Booster memberships will be available from 5:30-6:30PM in the AHS Lobby and from 6:30PM-thru the conclusion of the rally on the Castle Lawn.
The safety of our students is our number one priority. As you may know, there was a bus incident with bus 15 serving Rockhill Elementary School students yesterday afternoon. Any situation regarding student safety is taken very seriously. As it appears right now, the bus made a sudden stop. We are currently reviewing the bus’ GPS data and internal video footage to better understand the incident. The bus driver is currently on paid leave while the investigation is being conducted. If we find that there was any improper conduct by the driver, the district will discipline in accordance with our employee code of conduct. All children are presently back in the classroom or at home. We will continue to provide updates as necessary. Again, the safety of our students is our number one priority.
Rockhill phones are in full working order. The issue has been resolved.
All are invited to the Elementary PTO meeting in Parkway's Library at 7:00pm tonight. We hope you join us.
Due to the inclement weather, Alliance City Schools will be closed Today, Wednesday March 15th, 2017. Alliance Career Center Adult Education day and evening classes are in session.
Good luck to all students competing in the district science fair at Mount Union today. Go Aviators!
Good luck to the Jetsetters as they travel to Twinsburg today. The ACS art show continues at the Sally Otto art gallery and the Canton Scholastic Chess Tournament will be held at AMS. Go Aviators!
Good luck to Will Rose who will be competing in the OHSAA State Finals! Go Aviators!
Good luck to all students participating in the geography bee tonight. Go Aviators!
Due to current and predicted inclement weather, Alliance City Schools will be closed Today, Tuesday January 10th 2017. Alliance Career Center Adult Education day and evening classes are in session.
The AHS band will have their winter concert tonight at 7:00 in the AHS auditorium. We hope to see you there.
Many Volunteers are Needed to help the Aviator Sports Boosters operate the concession stand at the Top Gun wrestling tournament (1-13-17 & 1-14-17) & at the NBC Cheer Competition (1-21-17). To volunteer, Contact ASB President, Stephanie Unckrich via text @ 3302068005 (please include your name) or by email @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
The AHS Choir and Orchestra concert is this evening at 7:00. We hope to see you there! The concert will be at AHS.
Alliance City Schools are closed on 12/15/16. Alliance Career Center is still in session.
Winter Arts Night is tonight from 6-8:30pm at AMS. Come support our young, talented artists & musicians!
The ACS family would like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!
Alliance High School students were evacuated today due to a false alarm. The Alliance fire department examined the building and determined it to be safe. Students have returned to the building.
AMS will be having parent/teacher conferences tonight from 4-7. We hope to see you there.
Don't forget to stop by the AHS band boosters craft show today at AHS!
The ninth annual Strings Spooktacular, a spooky orchestra concert, is TONIGHT (Thursday, October 27) at 7:00pm in the AHS Auditorium. Eighth grade and high school orchestra members will be performing a variety of creepy selections (while wearing costumes, of course!). Please join us - if you dare! Admission to this concert is free, but please consider bringing a canned food item for the National Honor Society's annual canned food drive.
AHS Girls CC Runner Kaelynn Kemp placed 23rd and qualified to advance to Regionals.
Congratulations to AHS CC runner Dylan Bailey for his 7th place finish at Malone Districts and qualifying for Regionals
The ninth annual Strings Spooktacular, a spooky orchestra concert, will take place Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7:00pm in the AHS Auditorium. Eighth grade and high school orchestra members will be performing a variety of creepy selections (while wearing costumes, of course!). Please join us - if you dare! Admission to this concert is free, but please consider bringing a canned food item for the National Honor Society's annual canned food drive.
Core Value #1: Check out this Mathematical look at the words Hardwork, Knowledge, and Attitude. https://t.co/O0cwyyUSa9
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The 8th Grade Band students will be performing tonight at the AHS Varsity Football Game against Canton South. They will perform along side the Aviator Marching Band for their Pre-game and Half-time shows. Come out give them so extra love tonight as they perform "What is Love?". Good Luck AMS 8th Grade Band students!
The immunization clinic has been cancelled due to lack of participation. Thank you.
Tonight's boys soccer game has been canceled! As soon as it is rescheduled we will let you know.
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Support Our Sports: B golf vs West Branch @ 4 7/8th golf vs Marlington @ 4 G golf @ Marlington @ 4 G tennis vs Marlington @ 4 JV volleyball vs Canton South @ 5, Varsity @ 6 B soccer @ Louisville @ 7
THE HANGAR, the Alliance Aviator spirit store located in the AHS athletic lobby will be open tomorrow, Tuesday, August 31st from 4:30-6:30pm before the Alliance JV Volleyball match thru the start of the Alliance Varsity Volleyball match be Canton South. The HANGAR is also open by appointment by contacting Lisa Scott at 330-206-7594.
Support Our Sports: Girls golf at South at 4 AMS golf vs Marlington at 4 Varsity tennis vs Orville at 4 7th volleyball vs Minerva at 5 8th volleyball vs Minerva at 6 Varsity soccer vs Firestone at 7
The Alliance City Health Department provides immunizations to the following VFC eligible children: -Children who do not have any form of health insurance -Children who have one of the Medicaid Insurances: CareSource, Buckeye, United Healthcare Community, Molina or Paramount -Children who are Under-Insured (parent must provide insurance documentation of under –insured status) Cost is $20 per immunization; sliding fee scale is available. Shots are free with an eligible Medicaid card (see list above). Parents must bring insurance card and shot record to the appointment. Child must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian. No child who is VFC eligible will be turned away due to inability to pay. All Immunization clinics are by appointment only. Please call 330-821-7373 X 20. Monday 1pm-3:45pm Tuesday 1pm-3:45pm; late clinics are held the First and Third Tuesdays of each month 2pm-5:30pm Thursday 1pm-3:45pm (at least up through September and possibly October if needed) Friday 8:45am-10-45am
Support Our Sports: Varsity volleyball at Lakeview HS @ 9 JV football at Columbiana Crestview @ 10 Girls varsity soccer at Ellet @ 5 Boys varsity soccer at Ellet @ 7 Good luck. Go Aviators!
Support Our Sports: Good luck to the Aviator football team as they travel to St. Thomas tonight at 7:00. Go Aviators!
Support Our Sports: Girls varsity golf vs Carrollton @ 4 Girls varsity tennis vs Central Christian @ 4 JV boys soccer at St. Thomas at 5 Varsity boys soccer at St. Thomas at 7 Go Aviators!
There will be no Pre-Sale tickets for the away varsity football game at St. Thomas on 8/26 @ 7:00 PM. Ticket Prices at the gate are: Adult $7.00 Student $5.00
Support Our Sports: 7/8th golf against Minerva @ 4 7th volleyball away at Faircrest @ 5 JV volleyball at Washington HS @ 5 8th volleyball at Faircrest MS @ 6 Varsity volleyball at Washington at 6:30
Support Our Sports: Good luck to all athletes competing today. Go Aviators! The 7th/8th grade golf team will be home against West Branch at 4:00. The varsity girls tennis team will travel to Chippewa at 4:00. JV volleyball will be home against St. Thomas at 5:00. Varsity volleyball will be home against St. Thomas at 6:30. Girls varsity soccer will be home against Northwest at 7:00.
The 2016-2017 school year starts tomorrow! We can't wait to see everyone in the morning.
Good luck to the AHS boys golf team as they travel to Carrollton at 4:00. Go Aviators!
AMS will have their open house tonight. 6th grade will be from 3:30-5. 7th and 8th will be from 4-5. We hope to see you there.
Support Our Sports: Girls tennis will be taking on Washington at 4:00. Girls golf will be home against Marlington at 4:00. Boys golf will travel to Minerva at 4:00. Varsity football will travel to Southeast at 7:00. Good luck athletes! Go Aviators!
AHS will be having an iPad meeting tonight for parents.
Parkway and Rockhill (grades 2-3) will be having open house tonight. We hope to see you there.
Support Our Sports: Varsity golf will be home against Canton South at 3:00. AHS girls golf will travel to Minerva at 11:00. Good luck athletes! Go Aviators!
Girls soccer will also travel to Waterloo at 5:00.
Support Our Sports: Ams golf will travel to Carrollton at 1:00. Boys varsity soccer will travel to Canton Central Catholic at 7:15. Good luck athletes. Go Aviators!
Channel 11 Programming For The Week Of August 22nd: FOCUS ON FLYERS: Abbey Rogers interviews Rev. Raymont Johnson about the Lunch with a Leader program at AHS/ AROUNDTOWN: John Hampu interviews Tyler Weston Monday, August 22 - 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 23 -10:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 24 -6 p.m. Thursday, August 25 - 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 26 - 9:00 a.m. BUSINESS BUZZ: Leigh Ann Andreani visits Diamond in the Ruff/AROUNDTOWN: John Hampu interviews the Burse Family Monday, August 22 - 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 23 - 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 24 -10:00 p.m. Thursday, August 25 - 6:00 p.m. Friday , August 26 - 2:00 p.m ALLIANCE ACCORDING TO: Sue Grove shares her favorite memories and places in the Carnation City Monday, August 22- 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 23 - 2 :00 p.m. Wednesday, August 24 - 9:00 a.m. Thursday, August 25 - 10 p.m. Friday, August 26 - 6 p.m. AROUNDTOWN: Patriots Day Downtown/AROUNDTOWN: John Hampu interviews Brooke Duro Monday, August 22 -10:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 23 -6:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 24- 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 25 -9:00 a.m. Friday, August 26- 10:00 p.m. R.E.A.D Mystery Reader Show: You are Special -airs daily at 8 a.m and 5 p.m. Kyle's Kitchen -Revisited- Weekdays at 8:30 a.m.,11 a.m. 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Artist for a Day -Doodle Dot- Weekdays following Kyle's Kitchen TALK OF THE TOWN - SEASON 2, EPISODE 10 - Airs daily at noon and 7 p.m. Alliance Council meetings can be seen at 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays Alliance School Board meetings can be seen at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays Thursdays and Sundays
Support Our Sports: Good luck to the varsity girls soccer team as they take on Hiland High School at 6:00pm. Go Aviators!
Support Our Sports: Varsity football will travel to Youngstown. Varsity girls soccer will take on Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy at 5:00. Varsity boys soccer will take on Fairless at 6:00. Good luck. Go Aviators!
Incoming Freshman! Don't forget that orientation activities are tonight beginning at 4:00. You will receive your iPad tonight! We hope to see you there!
Interested in driving a bus? Interested in a permanent position with ACS? We want you! Apply today! https://www.applitrack.com/alliance/OnlineApp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=593#.T_8euen_VF4.facebook
Support Our Sports: The boys golf team will host the AHS golf tournament at Alliance Country Club today. The AHS football team will scrimmage Southeast today at 9:00. Varsity girls soccer will travel to St. Thomas at 5:00. Varsity boys soccer will be home against Firestone at 6:00. Good luck! Go Aviators!!
Channel 11 Programming For The Week Of August 15th: AROUNDTOWN: John Hampu interviews Matt Baylor and Greg Fontaine Monday, August 15 - 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 16 -10:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 17 -6 p.m. Thursday, August 18 - 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 19 - 9:00 a.m. AROUNDTOWN: John Hampu interviews employees of Dixon's Music Center Monday, August 15 - 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 16 - 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 17 -10:00 p.m. Thursday, August 18 - 6:00 p.m. Friday , August 19 - 2:00 p.m RODMAN LIBRARY PRESENTS: Abbey Rogers takes a tour of Rodman Library and the various programs offered Monday, August 15- 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 16 - 2 :00 p.m. Wednesday, August 17 - 9:00 a.m. Thursday, August 18- 10 p.m. Friday, August 19- 6 p.m. WHERE WERE YOU? Local people discuss where they were and what they remember about significant moments in Cleveland sports Monday, August 15 -10:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 16 -6:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 17- 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 18 -9:00 a.m. Friday, August 19- 10:00 p.m. R.E.A.D Mystery Reader Show: The Little Engine That Could -airs daily at 8 a.m and 5 p.m. Kyle's Kitchen -Revisited- Weekdays at 8:30 a.m.,11 a.m. 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Artist for a Day -Zen Tangling- Weekdays following Kyle's Kitchen TALK OF THE TOWN - SEASON 2, EPISODE 9 - Airs daily at noon and 7 p.m. Alliance Council meetings can be seen at 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays Alliance School Board meetings can be seen at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays Thursdays and Sundays
Parents: don't forget to take advantage of the Ohio sales tax holiday for school supplies and clothes. Aug 5, 6, and 7!
Athletic Forms: Alliance City School students in grades 7-12, who plan on participating in any sports for the 2016-17 school year, MUST have a current physical and insurance packet on file. These forms can be turned in to their coach or the athletic office. Fall sport athletes must have these turned in no later than August 1st. Please be sure to take the current 2016-17 physical form with you to your doctor's appointment. This form and the insurance packet can be downloaded from the high school website or found outside the high school ticket office or the middle school office. For questions regarding this information, please contact the high school athletic office at 330-821-3972. http://alliance.ss5.sharpschool.com/district/athletics/athletic_forms/
There will be a mandatory AHS Boys/Girls Cross Country Meeting on Thursday July 21st at 4:00pm in the AHS Auditorium.
The Aviator Sports Boosters Kick-off Rally will be Monday, August 1st in the AHS Auditorium beginning at 6:00pm. The Kick-off will begin with a pre-season athletic presentation followed by the introduction of our Fall sports teams & coaches. All Aviator fans are encouraged to attend! Kick-off Highlights Include: *The AHS cheerleaders & band will perform to add to the excitement of the start of the new sports season. *Introduction of the entire AMS Coaching Staff for each Fall sport & recognizing the athletes as a group on stage. *Introduction of the entire AHS Coaching Staff for each Fall sport & recognizing the athletes as a group on stage. Head coaches will be speaking. *Individual Team/Parent Meetings will be held at the conclusion of the night. *Winter & Spring Coaches will be in attendance & recognized. The Aviator Sports Boosters will host a Kick-off Rally in the Gym before the winter sports season begins, & on one of the ballfields or in the track for spring sports. *The HANGAR will be open 5:30pm thru the conclusion of the event to purchase Aviator gear. A special Fall Kick-off discount coupon will be offered! *Snacks will be provided *Booster Memberships will be available & All Aviator parents & fans are encouraged to join & get involved! *The AHS ticket office will be open! We're looking forward to another exciting year! Go Aviators!
Youth Football and Cheer Signup: The Alliance Aviators youth football and cheer sign-ups will be on July 12th, 13th, and 14th from 5:30 PM until 7:30 PM at AHS. There will be cheer uniform fittings at this time too.
There will be a Meet & Greet for the new Alliance girls basketball coach 6/2 at 5PM.M at AHS in Room A. Alliance girls basketball players in grades 7 thru 12 and their parents are invited.
Volleyball Open Gym: 7-12th grade will begin open gym on Tuesday from 6-9am. Open gyms will run Monday-Thursday 6-9am through the summer.
Good luck to all students participating the second grade science fair tomorrow from 5-6.
Education is the movement from darkness to light. -Allan Bloom
Don't let what you can't do stop you from doing what you can do. -John Wooden
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not stop questioning. -Albert Einstein
Due to inclement weather, school will be closed tomorrow.
Report Cards and Test Scores have been sent home with our students today on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Thank you and have a great day.
Reminder! Parent-Teacher Conference tonight! You can pick up your student’s report card in Room 201. Conferences start at 6pm.