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Spring Book Fair is coming to AMS!

Monday, March 27 through Thursday, March 30

  The Spring Book Fair Is Coming to Anamosa Middle School ! The 2016 Scholastic Spring Book Fair will soon be here ! It will be held in the Walt Fortney Learning Center at Anamosa Middle School.  A wide variety of book titles and genres will be included. There will also be online sales available. Online shopping is convenient and offers additional titles to choose from. All online sales . . .

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AHS Book Fair!

Monday, March 27 to Thursday, March 30

Have you ever picked up a book and not set it down for hours because you can't stop turning the pages? Books can take you places without even leaving the room. The theme of this springs Scholastic Book Fair is Get Lost in a book and we want our students to come and find the best book to be able to do just that with! Stop and shop with your students during conference hours to choose the best book to get lost in. Look through the . . .

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Spaghetti Dinner - March 28th and 30th

Learn about Standards Based Grading

Come wrap your Noodle around Standards Based Grading. Bring your appetite and your questions and come enjoy a spaghetti dinner! This will be held during Parent-Teacher conferences Tuesday, March 28th and Thursday, March 30th from 5:30-6:00 pm. at the Anamosa High School.

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Eastern Iowa Reading Council Creative Writing and Poetry Contest

Anamosa has 3 winners!

Anamosa Community School District had three winners from the Eastern Iowa Reading Council Creative Writing and Poetry Contest.   Creative Writing/Short Story 8th Grade--3rd Place Ryan Zasadny “The Sunday Post”   Poetry 12th Grade--3rd Place Karsyn Mathews “The Beauty Within the Little Things is Seldom Found” . . .

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High School Choir Students Sing National Anthem for Antonio Spurs!

Four Anamosa students took  to center court to sing the National Anthem at a  professional basketball game.   Vann Barnette, a junior, Hannah Behrends, a sophomore, Luke Rogers a senior and Alexa Jess a sophomore sang Wednesday night at the San Antonio Spurs game. The Spurs provided this video of their performance. The four are a part of the high school choir, which is in Texas with . . .

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Standards Based Grading

Questions and Answers

Anamosa High School has been leading the charge in Standards Based Grading for ACSD. Standards Based Grading is much different than traditional grading that has been going on in education for many years.     Earlier this week, I sat down with Darci Wagner, instructional coach, to discuss Standards Based Grading. We created the below podcast to answer some of the questions about the "what and why" of . . .

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Anamosa STEM Night

April 27th from 6-8pm

On April 27th, from 6pm. to 8:00pm, Anamosa CSD will hold its first STEM Night. Our S cience, T echnology, E ngineering and M ath night will be held at Anamosa Middle School. Providing students and their families in K-12 the chance to meet STEM professionals and experience unique hands-on learning opportunities.    

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AMS Yearbook

#anamosapride

Anamosa Middle School will be creating a yearbook this year and would like your help in finding great pictures of our AMS events and students! If you take a picture at a middle school event please post it to Twitter using #anamosapride so we can find all of the pictures!    Your help is appreciated!    Jenna Vsetecka ​Middle School Counselor​

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