Albany Area Schools

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February in the Junior High

Posted by Paul Conrad at 2/13/2017

There many exciting events happening the month of February for grades 7 and 8.  
February is "I Love to Read" month and we have a competition between 7th and 8th graders to see which grade can read the most minutes during the month. The chart shows where classes currently are in the competition. The winning class will earn the opportunity to purchase $300 worth of books for Mrs. Gilk's grade 7 room or Mrs. Schmitz's grade 8 room. Reading is a skill which holds great value across all learning and all content areas. 
 
I love to read month graph
 
Click here to see the live graph! (It changes daily.)

Our latest homeroom activity was a basketball tournament and the winners, Upstreet Connections, were challenged by the staff. 
 
Staff basketball team
Staff basketball team members.
 
Staff vs. Students basketball game
 
Student Council held their annual candy gram sale. Candy Grams were purchased by students to be given to other students as a token of appreciation. 
 
Candy Gram Sucker and Card
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