Abilene Middle School

Updates on academics and activities at Abilene Middle School

[11/20/19]   Girls Basketball results @ Clay Center:
7A: (L) 7-23
7B: (L) 11-12
8A: (L) 9-31
8B: (W) 15-6

Next up: 11/21 @ Home vs. Salina Lakewood - 4:30pm

AMS students are hosting a canned food drive this week to support our Abilene Food Pantry. The grade levels are competing to see who can donate the most items. We would be thrilled to accept any donations you feel inclined to send. Thank you on behalf of our student body ūüėĀ #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for November 18-22, 2019!!
6th grade: A. Cox, C. West, D. Reiff
7th grade: H. Olson, A. Ortiz, K. Bryson, S. Britt
8th grade: T. Huse, M. Grissom, C. Robertson

[11/17/19]   AMS Athletic schedule for this week (11/18-11/22):

MONDAY (11/18):
GBB/Wrestling Practices
TUESDAY (11/19):
7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Clay Center - 4:30pm
Wrestling @ Wamego - 4:30pm
WEDNESDAY (11/20):
GBB/Wrestling Practices
THURSDAY (11/21):
7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Home vs. Lakewood - 4:30pm
Wrestling @ Concordia - 4:00pm
FRIDAY (11/22):
Wrestling/GBB Practices

Best of luck this week to our Longhorns!!!

[11/17/19]   AMS Wrestling results @ Silver Lake:

Team Results: 9th out of 18 teams
Individual Results :
Matthew Zellars 4th
Jentree McGivney 4th
Parker Farr 4th
Joseph Welsh 1st
Zander Cox 4th
Ethan Gonzales 3rd
Jack Hunter 1st
Logan Elliott 2nd
Judah Armstrong 3rd
Kellen Peery 2nd
Landon Taplin 2nd

Next up: @ Wamego quad on 11/19 - 4:30pm start

Our Longhorn athletes were in action at separate locations today. Our wrestling team hosted a double dual with Salina-Lakewood and Junction City. Although no team scores were kept, our wrestlers competed very well and finished with numerous impressive individual performances!

Our 7th/8th Girls Basketball teams traveled to Great Bend. Here are their results:
Girls Basketball results @ Great Bend:
7A: (L) 15-24
7B: (W) 25-14
8A: (L) 14-31
8B: (L) 5-30

[11/13/19]   AMS ‚Ä™Girls Basketball results vs Concordia:‚Ĩ
‪7A: (W) 20-18‬
‪7B: (L) 10-12‬
‪8A: (W) 31-22‬
‪8B: (L) 10-17‬
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Next up: Thursday @ Great Bend

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for November 11 - 15!!
6th grade: S. Land, L. Price
8th grade: S. Collins

[11/10/19]   Individual wrestling results from the Emporia Tournament yesterday:

J. McGivney 3rd
A. Bruna 2nd
J. Welsh 1st
P. Farr 4th
L. Elliott 2nd
K. Peery 1st
L. Taplin 4th
E. Juhl 4th
J. Mclain 4th
Z. Macoubrie 2nd
J. Hunter 4th
M. Zellars 3rd
M. Callahan 1st
D. Holt 4th
E. Rhodes 4th
M. Ramos-Day 5th

[11/10/19]   AMS Athletic schedule for this week (11/11-11/16):

MONDAY (11/11):
GBB/Wrestling Practices

TUESDAY (11/12):
7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Concordia - 4:30pm
Wrestling Practice

WEDNESDAY (11/13):
GBB/Wrestling Practices

THURSDAY (11/14):
7th/8th Girls Basketball @ Great Bend - 4pm
Wrestling vs. Salina Lakewood/Junction City @ Home - 4pm

FRIDAY (11/15):
Wrestling/GBB Practices

SATURDAY (11/16):
Wrestling @ Silver Lake Tournament - 8:15am

Best of luck this week to our Longhorns!!!

AMS Wrestlers finish 4th at a tough Emporia Tournament to start the season!
Congrats on a great start!

Next up: Thursday, November 14th
Double Dual vs. Salina Lakewood & Junction City @ Home (AMS Gym) - 4:00pm start

Girls Basketball results vs. Marysville:
7A won 28-20
7B lost 5-25
8A lost 13-34
8B lost 14-19

Today, we feature the 7th grade members of the cast of ‚ÄúSeussical the Musical‚ÄĚ. These jungle animals want you to come see the show Thursday and Saturday at 7 and Sunday at 3. AMS and DDE got to see the show this morning and it was awesome! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

Members of the AMS Robotics Club are spending the day in Wichita learning about the science and engineering behind ice hockey. Mr. Engle, Mrs. Gustin, and the crew say it’s awesome!! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

‚Ä™Come see these AMS 8th graders (and a handful of 7th graders too) in the AHS musical, ‚ÄúSeussical the Musical‚ÄĚ, this Thursday and Saturday at 7:00 and Sunday at 3:00. #amsconnect #Abilene5starschools ‚Ĩ

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for November 4-8, 2019!!
6th grade: L. Scherberger, L. Larmer, K. Hargrave, A. Wood
7th grade: E. Ediger, Z. Cox, W. Rock. R. Jackson, M. Zellars
8th grade: A. Brown, A. Armstrong, M. McKinney, L. Geering

[11/03/19]   AMS Athletic/Activities schedule for this week (11/4-11/9):

MONDAY (11/4):
GBB/Wrestling Practices

TUESDAY (11/5):
GBB/Wrestling Practices

WEDNESDAY (11/6):
Robotics Club STEM event @ Wichita
Wrestling/GBB Practices

THURSDAY (11/7):
8th Girls Basketball @ Home (Eisenhower Elementary) vs. Marysville - 4:30pm start time
7th Girls Basketball @ Home (AMS) vs. Marysville - 4:30pm start time

FRIDAY (11/8):
Wrestling/GBB Practices

SATURDAY (11/9):
Wrestling @ Emporia Tournament

Go Longhorns!!!

Memorial Health System of Abilene, KS

THANK YOU to the Abilene Middle School students who visited Memorial Hospital this afternoon for their Kindness Day activity. The students created greeting cards and get well cards for patients of Memorial Hospital. We appreciate all the work the kids did. We think they had some fun too.
Abilene Middle School

Athletes are spreading kindness during our kindness week activities!!!

8th grade football players honoring their coaches with framed pictures at lunch today! Great to see the respect and gratitude they shared!

[10/29/19]   The AMS Girls Basketball season tipped off today at Fort Riley! Here are the results:
7A won 21-15
7B lost 8-12
8A won 42-2
8B won 17-6

Next up: Thursday, October 31st
7th @ Manhattan Susan B. - 3:30pm
8th vs. Manhattan Susan B. - 4:00pm

[10/27/19]   AMS Athletic Schedule for this week (10/28-11/1):
MONDAY (10/28):
Wrestling Practice Starts
Girls Basketball Practice

TUESDAY (10/29):
7th & 8th Girls Basketball @ Fort Riley - 3:30pm start time
Wrestling Practice

WEDNESDAY (10/30):
Girls Basketball Practice
Wrestling Practice

THURSDAY (10/31):
7th Girls Basketball @ Manhattan-Susan B.-3:30 start time
8th Girls Basketball vs. Manhattan-Susan B.-4pm start time
Wrestling Practice

FRIDAY (11/1):
Girls Basketball Practice
Wrestling Practice

Go Longhorns!!!

We are SO proud of Mr. Berns and Coach A!! Mr. Berns is the KAHPHERD Middle School PE teacher of the Year, and Coach A won a Model School award for her previous school. AMS is lucky and proud to have these amazing educators as part of our family! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

Congratulations to the AMS Students of the Week for October 21-25!!
6th grade: S. Collie, T. Ebersole, K. Mather
7th grade: E. Herbert, K. Ridder, J. Huse, C. Radabaugh

[10/21/19]   We are looking forward to seeing all of our AMS families at student-led conferences this Wednesday and Thursday. If your student has forgotten to share his or her conference time, please give us a call at school - 785-263-1471. Also, remember that students do not have school on Thursday or Friday this week :)

[10/20/19]   AMS Athletic Schedule for this week (10/21-10/25):

MONDAY (10/21):
Girls Basketball Practice
-Instructional Team @ AMS 3:15-4:00
-8th Grade @ AMS 4:05-5:45
-7th Grade @ Eisenhower 4:05-5:45

TUESDAY (10/22):
Girls Basketball Practice
-Instructional Team @ AMS 3:15-4:00
-8th Grade @ AMS 4:05-5:45
-7th Grade @ AHS Gym B 4:05-5:45
***Girls Basketball Parent Mtg. @ AMS 6pm

WEDNESDAY (10/23):
Girls Basketball Practice
-Instructional Team @ AMS 3:15-4:00
-8th Grade @ Eisenhower 4:05-5:45
-7th Grade @ AMS 4:05-5:45

THURSDAY (10/24):
Girls Basketball Practice
No Instructional Team Practice
-8th Grade @ AMS 8:00-10:00am
-7th Grade @ AMS 10:00-12:00pm

FRIDAY (10/25):
No Instructional Team Practice
-8th Grade @ AMS 8:00-10:00am
-7th Grade @ AMS 10:00-12:00pm

Go Longhorns!!!

AMS Cross Country concluded their successful season today at the NCKL meet. Here are the results:

7th Girls:
Arissa Cathey 2nd
Riley-Ann Marbut 30th

7th Boys:
Jackson Green 4th
Rydge Longenecker 6th
Ethan Gonzales 9th
Matthew Zeller 10th
Ethan Gustin 28th
2nd Place Team Finish

8th Girls:
Eden Bathurst 2nd
Abigale Armstrong 8th
Aly Brown 10th
Morgan Cunningham 13th

8th Boys:
Trevor Tovar 4th
Levi Hager 8th
Adam Weishaar 9th
Carson Woodworth 18th
Maverick Metzger 20th
Jack Hunter 21st
Justin Samsel 28th
2nd Place Team Finish

Congratulations to all our Longhorn runners and Coach A on a fantastic season!!!

‪Look at the number of AMS students sharing their lovely voices onstage at tonight’s Fall Serenade!! That is a stage FULL of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who performed very well tonight! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools ‬

‪Beautiful music from the AMS Star Singers at tonight’s Fall Serenade! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools ‬

The AMS football season wrapped up tonight. Here are the results:

7th FB falls to Marysville 42-40
8th FB defeats Marysville 32-14

Congratulations to both teams and coaches on great seasons!!! We are excited to continue to watch these two groups in the future!

Also, a big congratulations to Coach Mark Willey on his 100th victory tonight! What an accomplishment in his 19 years leading the Longhorns!

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for October 14-18, 2019!!
6th grade: P. Selby, K. Crane, L. Pickerign, H. Hoekman
8th grade: K. Crocker, C. Dannefer, A. Corl, M. Paulson, K. Seibel

[10/13/19]   This week's AMS athletic schedule (10/14-10/18):

MONDAY (10/14):
Girls Basketball Practice starts
-8th Grade @ AMS 3:15-4:45
-7th Grade @ AMS 4:45-6:15

TUESDAY (10/15):
Girls Basketball Tryouts @ AMS
-8th Grade 3:15-4:45
-7th Grade 4:45-6:15
Football vs. Marysville - 4:30 start time (7th) & 6:15 (8th)

WEDNESDAY (10/16):
AMS Wrestling Meeting during STAR (Mr. Casteel's Room)
Girls Basketball Tryouts @ AMS
-8th Grade 3:15-4:45
-7th Grade 4:45-6:15

THURSDAY (10/17):
Girls Basketball Practice @ AMS
-8th Grade 3:15-4:45
-7th Grade 4:45-6:15
NCKL Cross Country @ Home (Great Life) - 4:00

FRIDAY (10/18):
Girls Basketball Tryouts @ AMS
-8th Grade 3:15-4:45
-7th Grade 4:45-6:15

Best of luck to all our Longhorn athletes finishing up the fall season and also those starting girls basketball this week! Go Longhorns!!!

The 7th and 8th grade volleyball seasons concluded today. Here are the results:

7th Grade NCKL Tournament @ Wamego:
1st Round Bye
Semifinals: (W) Clay Center 25-14, 25-18
Finals: (L) Concordia 14-25, 9-25 (2nd Place)

8th Grade NCKL Tournament @ Home:
1st Round: (W) Wamego 25-22, 25-10
Semifinals: (L) Concordia 22-25, 14-25
Consolation: (L) Chapman 17-25, 20-25

8th Grade B Tournament @ Minneapolis:
(W) Republic Co. 25-18, 25-18
(W) Beloit 25-16, 25-17
(W) Ell Saline 25-22, 25-18
(L) SES 23-25, 25-14, 9-15 (2nd Place)

ROAD CONSTRUCTION: If you are attending the 7th NCKL Volleyball Tournament @ Wamego tomorrow, the road that takes you to Wamego Middle School (Kaw Valley Road) will be closed. The picture below shows the alternative route sent by their administration.

The red indicates the best two ways to get to their middle school from each direction.

[10/11/19]   ‚Ä™AMS students participated in a crisis drill today in partnership with the Abilene Police Department. Our faculty and students took the drill very seriously and followed procedure well! Ask your children to tell you about it. #amsconnect #abilene5starschools‚Ĩ

‪Our highest earners from this year’s fundraiser got to dress up staff members in silly costumes. They also got to eat pizza in a limo! Btw-my silly costume is a VSCO girl. Oh, the things we do for our students!! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools‬

[10/10/19]   AMS Football results @ Concordia today:

7th defeats Concordia 34-6
8th defeats Concordia 16-8

Both teams improve to 5-1 on the season with one game left!
Next up: 10/15 @ Home vs. Marysville

The 7th and 8th volleyball NCKL tournament brackets have been released.
We host 8th grade here @ AHS Main Gym starting at 9am this Saturday, October 12th.
7th grade will play @ Wamego starting at 9am this Saturday, October 12th as well!
8th grade B team will play @ Minneapolis this Saturday starting @ 8:30am.

Best of luck to our Longhorn volleyball players and coaches as they conclude their season this weekend!

[10/09/19]   Cross Country results from yesterday's meet @ Ellsworth:

7th Girls:
Arissa Cathey - 2nd
Riley-Ann Marbut - 16th

8th Girls:
Eden Bathurst - 4th Place
Abigale Armstrong - 17th
Aly Brown - 19th
Morgan Cunningham - 21st

7th Boys:
Rydge Longenecker - 5th
Ethan Gonzales - 8th
Jackson Green - 12th
Matthew Zellars - 20th
Ethan Gustin - 45th
TEAM (2nd PLACE)

8th Boys:
Trevor Tovar - 1st
Levi Hager - 8th
Adam Weishaar - 11th
Jack Hunter - 13th
Carson Woodworth - 17th
Justin Samsel - 30th
TEAM (1st PLACE)

Great job to all of our Longhorn runners!
Next up: 10/17 NCKL Cross Country @ Home - 4:00pm

Volleyball results from today's dual matches vs. Marysville:

7th Grade:
A Team:
(W) 25-11, 25-16
(W) 25-17, 26-24
B Team:
(W) 25-18, 25-15
(W) 25-11, 25-21

8th Grade:
A Team:
(W) 18-25, 25-19, 15-10
(L) 26-24, 20-25, 7-15
B Team:
(W) 25-14, 25-18
(W) 25-18, 25-17

Next up:
Saturday, October 12th:
7th A NCKL Tournament @ Wamego - 9:00am
8th A NCKL Tournament @ AHS - 9:00am
8th B Tournament @ Minneapolis - 8:30am

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for October 7-October 11, 2019!
6th grade: L. Lahr, L. Rogers, G. Klockner
7th grade: E. Gustin, D. Ogden
8th grade: D. Jermark

[10/06/19]   This week's AMS athletic schedule (10/7-10/12):

TUESDAY (10/8):
Cross Country @ Ellsworth - 3:00pm
7th Volleyball @ Home vs. Marysville (Eisenhower Elementary) - 4:30pm
8th Volleyball @ Home vs. Marysville (AMS) - 4:30pm

THURSDAY (10/10):
Football @ Concordia - 3:00pm start time (7th) & 4:45 (8th

SATURDAY (10/12):
7th NCKL Volleyball Tournament @ Wamego - 9:00am
8th NCKL Volleyball Tournament @ Home (AHS) - 9:00am
8th B Volleyball Tournament @ Minneapolis - 8:30am

Best of luck to all our Longhorn athletes this week!

[10/04/19]   Next week‚Äôs football game times at Concordia have been moved up to accommodate their fall music programs scheduled that evening.

7th grade will start at 3:00pm with 8th following at approximately 4:45pm.

Have a great weekend!

[10/04/19]   AMS Athletic results from 10/3:

7th Volleyball at Clay Center:
A Team
(W) Fort Riley 25-19, 25-19
(W) Clay Center 25-10, 25-18
B Team
(L) Fort Riley 20-25, 25-18, 16-18
(W) Clay Center 25-12, 25-19

8th Volleyball at Fort Riley:
A team:
(W) Clay Center 25-13, 25-16
(W) Ft. Riley 25-9, 25-8
B team:
(W) Clay Center 25-16, 25-16
(W) Ft. Riley 25-11, 25-13

Football vs. Clay Center
7th: Abilene 18
Clay Center 20 (Overtime)

8th: Abilene 6
Clay Center 16

[10/03/19]   ‚Ä™AMS 6th graders hosted a visiting team representing both Manhattan middle schools today. Our kiddos did such a great job of buddying up with these visiting teachers!! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools‚Ĩ

‪AMS 6th graders in Mrs. Funston’s class spent the morning at the Eisenhower Center working on characterization. #amsconnect #abilene5starschools‬

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