Abilene Middle School

Updates on academics and activities at Abilene Middle School

Our Longhorn community is going to miss Kaylee so much! She always has a bright smile and a kind word for every person she sees 😄 Best of luck in AZ!

We had an amazing experience all together this morning during our “Painting Hope” assembly! Such a positive message about spreading “words of life” and coming together as a school community. Thank you, Eric Samuel Timm! And thank you, Ericnmel Dannefer for bringing him to us :)

[10/09/18]   Due to weather and poor field conditions, today's 8th grade middle school football game @ Marysville has been cancelled. There will be no make-up date. Thank you for your understanding! Congrats to both our 7th and 8th grade football players and coaches on great seasons!

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for October 8-12! These students are respectful, responsible, and show their best efforts every day :)
6th grade: J. Green, A. Cathey, A. Northam, M. Troiano
7th grade: K. Hargrave, J. Baker, R. Jamison, A. Wendland
8th grade: Z. Millner, RJ Vopat, C. Swanson

8th grade volleyball girls are NCKL Champs!!! They defeated Concordia in the finals in a great match! Congrats to these girls and coaches on a great season!!!

[10/06/18]   7th grade volleyball falls to Marysville 20-25, 22-25 to finish 2nd in NCKL! Congrats to the girls and coaches on a great season!

These ladies worked hard all day and finished 4th in the Minneapolis tournament. It’s been fun watching them this season 🙂 #abilene5starschools

Two wins so far for 8B in the Minneapolis tournament. They defeated Republic County and Bennington, and we’re ready for game 3 against Ell-Saline. It’s been a great day so far for Longhorn volleyball all across the tournaments! #abilene5starschools

[10/06/18]   8th grade B team volleyball opens up the Minneapolis tournament with wins over Republic County and Bennington! Great job girls!

8th grade volleyball opens with a bye then defeats Clay Center in round 2 of the NCKL tournament! 21-25, 25-13, 15-12

[10/06/18]   7th grade volleyball takes down #1 seed Concordia in 2nd round of NCKL tournament 25-23, 25-17!!!

[10/06/18]   7th grade volleyball opens with a 25-19, 25-11 win over Chapman in round one of the NCKL tournament!

7th grade football defeats Concordia 24-16 to finish their season!

8th grade football falls 12-22 to Concordia. 8th grade will finish their season next Tuesday night at Marysville with kickoff set for 4:30pm.

NCKL volleyball brackets are out! Best of luck to our 7th and 8th grade volleyball girls this Saturday!

7th Grade @ NCKL in Wamego
8th Grade NCKL at Home (AHS Main Gym)

Results from today’s athletic events:

Cross Country @ Ellsworth:
7th Girls - Marie Ramos-Day 8th, Darby Anguiano 9th
8th Girls - Kristen Stroda 5th
7th Boys - Adam Weishaar 6th, Levi Hager 9th, Maverick Metzger 18th
8th Boys - Grant Waite 1st, Dayton Wuthnow 8th

Volleyball @ Marysville:
7th A lost to Marysville 24-26, 25-23, 10-15
7th B lost to Marysville 25-22, 23-25, 14-16

8th A defeated Marysville 25-13, 25-8
8th B defeated Marysville 25-23, 25-16

Great job to all of our Longhorns in action today!

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for October 1 - October 5, 2018! Keep being awesome!
6th grade: S. Crouse, K. Mangold, B. Belt, and Z. Schultze
7th grade: C. Hasenbank & CJ Brooks
8th grade: N. Leister & T. Meyer

[09/30/18]   ‪Due to low numbers, the 7th grade football game @ Marysville on Tuesday, October 9th has been cancelled. ‬
‪The 8th grade game against Marysville on this date will still be played as scheduled with a new 4:30pm start time.‬

[09/28/18]   It was a busy night for AMS Athletics tonight. Here are the results of our Longhorn teams:

Cross Country @ Beloit Invitational:
Grant Waite - 2nd
Dayton Wuthnow - 11th
Adam Weishaar - 18th
Levi Hager - 24th
Kristen Stroda - 5th
Randi Longenecker - 25th
Marie Ramos-Day - 34th
Darby Angiuano - 46th

All cross country runners improved their time by 45 seconds on this beautiful day to run! Great job to our Longhorn runners!

Football @ Clay Center:
7th Grade falls 0-12
8th Grade wins 20-0

7th Grade Volleyball @ Home:
A Team: 0-1
Lost to Clay Center 22-25, 25-21, 13-15

B Team: 2-0
Defeated Clay Center 25-17, 25-10
Defeated Fort Riley A Team 25-9, 25-19

C Team: 0-1
Lost to Fort Riley B Team 13-25, 10-25

8th Grade Volleyball @ Clay Center:
A Team: 2-0
Defeated Fort Riley 25-4, 25-6
Defeated Clay Center 17-25, 27-25, 15-10

B Team: 2-0
Defeated Fort Riley 25-22, 25-8
Defeated Clay Center 21-25, 25-20, 20-18

Great job to all of our Longhorn athletes!

[09/26/18]   8th grade A/B teams traveled to Wamego tonight for a league triangular. Here are their results:

A Team: 2-0
Defeated Wamego 25-20, 23-25, 15-11
Defeated Chapman 25-22, 10-25, 15-8

A Team moves their record to 17-3 overall, 9-0 in league!

B Team: 1-1
Lost to Wamego 15-25, 22-25
Defeated Chapman 25-11, 25-18

Great job to our 8th grade volleyball girls! They travel to Clay Center Thursday to take on Fort Riley and Clay Center starting at 4:30pm.

The 7th grade A and B teams hosted a triangular tonight. Both teams swept the competition going 2-0 on the night! Here are the results:

A Team: 2-0
Beat Wamego 25-9, 25-11
Beat Chapman 25-7, 25-11

B Team: 2-0
Beat Wamego 25-10, 25-6
Beat Chapman 25-15, 25-19

These girls are improving each day and we are very proud of all their efforts! Great job ladies!

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for September 25 - September 28!! Keep being awesome :)

6th grade: B. Simpson, A. Watson
7th grade: T. Wells, L. Thornton, A. Armstrong
8th grade: T. Bender, M. Holmes, S. Henry, C. Collie, S.S. Williams, N. Carpenter

[09/25/18]   7th Volleyball Results at Manhattan this evening:

A TEAM (2-1)
vs. Anthony (L)
25-27, 8-25
vs. Eisenhower (W)
25-15, 25-22
vs. Junction City (W)
25-19, 25-12

B TEAM (2-1)
vs. Anthony (L)
21-25, 25-22, 7-15
vs. Eisenhower (W)
30-28, 25-13
vs. Junction City (W)
28-26, 25-18

7th grade will host an A/B triangular tomorrow at AHS Main Gym starting at 4:30pm! We hope to see you there to support our lady longhorns!

We have some great news! We are having a last chance order for our longhorn apparel. The order details are as follows:

Store closes: Friday, September 28th

Purchase everything online using a credit card. If unable to purchase online, make check out to "Abilene Middle School" and bring to Mr. Berns so he can complete your order.

Store Link: http://shop.fancloth.com/67410/435957

AMS athletic scores from this evening (9/20):

7th Volleyball @ Cley Center:
A Team (1-1)
Lost to Clay Center 23-25, 17-25
Beat Wamego 17-25, 25-21, 15-9

B Team (2-0)
Beat Clay Center 25-16, 25-8
Beat Wamego 25-14, 23-25, 15-8

8th Volleyball @ Home
A Team (2-0)
Beat Wamego 21-25, 25-18, 15-1
Beat Clay Center 28-26, 25-20

A Team is 15-2 Overall and 7-0 in the League

B Team (1-1)
Beat Wamego 25-23, 25-22
Lost to Clay Center 12-25, 25-10, 12-15

Football @ Home vs. Salina South
7th grade lost 0-15
8th grade lost 35-14

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for September 17, 2018! Keep up the good work :)

[09/18/18]   Our 8th grade volleyball team traveled to Salina-Sacred Heart this evening (9/17). The results are as follows:

A Team (3-0)

Defeated Southeast of Saline 25-16, 23-25, and 15-10
Defeated Sacred Heart 25-8 and 25-10
Defeated Smoky Valley 21-25, 25-8, and 15-10

B team (1-1)
Defeated Southeast of Saline 25-11, 18-25, and 15-11
Lost to Smoky Valley 11-25 and 5-25

Come out and watch these girls this Thursday, September 20th as they host a triangular vs. Clay Center and Wamego at home. A Teams will play at AHS Gym B and B Teams will play at AMS with play starting at 4:30pm.

7th grade A/B volleyball traveled to Junction City to participate in their tournament today. Here are their results:

A Team
Pool play:
Game 1 vs. Hays 25-11, 25-21
Game 2 vs. Eisenhower 25-23, 19-25
Game 3 vs. Junction City 25-16, 25-11

vs. Emporia 16-25, 25-20, 11-15

3rd Place Match:
vs. Hays 25-16, 19-25, 16-14

B Team
vs. Hays
19-25, 20-25

vs. Eisenhower
14-25, 25-6

vs. Junction City
25-19, 17-25

Great job to our 7th grade volleyball girls!


Middle School 101: Sept 14, 2018

Check out this recording of our very first Middle School 101 session--focused on Homework Help & iPad Tips/Tricks

This was our first Middle School 101 session for the year - focusing on helping your child with homework. Mrs. Zey also shows you the "Big 3" when it comes t...

[09/14/18]   8th grade football moves to 3-0 on the season after defeating Fort Riley 38-22 this evening!

7th grade football defeats Fort Riley this evening 28-26!

Longhorns were down 14 points going into the 4th and fought back for the win! Great job to the team and coaches!

We’d love to see you at AMS tomorrow night for our first Middle School 101 session all about helping your child (and yourself) survive homework! Our After School Program teachers and tutors will lead the session, and our media specialist, Mary Zey, will help you understand PowerSchool, Canvas, and Nobility - the big 3 when it comes to iPads. See you at 7pm in the Commons.

8th Grade Victory Formation vs. Wamego

Football Results @ Home vs. Wamego
7th falls 12-6.
8th wins 30-20.

Video is 8th grade in victory formation to seal the win! Next up @ Fort Riley on Thursday.

[09/12/18]   Cross Country results from 9/11/2018 @ Clay Center:
Darby Anguiano - 33rd
Taylor Wells - 44th
Olivia Sukontaraks - 45th

Adam Weishaar - 23rd
Levi Hager - 32nd
Maverick Metzger - 33rd

Kristen Stroda - 12th
Randi Longenecker - 20th
Ryanne Feeney - 35th

Grant Waite - 2nd (Silver Medal)
Dayton Wuthnow - 32nd
Colin Ryan - 54th

Great job to our cross country runners!

Volleyball Results from this evening (9/11/2018):
7th Grade @ Fort Riley
A Team (3-0):
Beat Fort Riley 25-5, 25-8
Beat Clay Center 25-19, 28-26
Beat Chapman 25-16, 25-11
B Team (3-0)
Beat Fort Riley 25-15, 25-18
Beat Clay Center 25-16, 18-25, 15-12
Beat Chapman 25-16, 25-20

8th Grade @ Home
A Team (3-0)
Beat Fort Riley 25-9, 25-9
Beat Chapman 26-28, 25-16, 15-6
Beat Clay Center 25-19, 25-21
B Team (1-1)
Beat Fort Riley 25-15, 25-20
Lost to Chapman 25-16, 16-25, 11-15

Great Job to our volleyball girls!!!

Getting our 8th grade volleyball on at AMS! #abilene5starschools

[09/11/18]   8th Grade Volleyball traveled to Manhattan tonight. Here are the results!
A Team (2-1)
Beat Eisenhower 25-11, 25-14
Beat Susan B. Anthony 25-15, 25-14
Lost to Salina South 18-25, 22-25
B Team (1-2)
Lost to Eisenhower 19-25, 17-25
Beat Susan B. Anthony 25-20, 13-25, 15-12
Lost to Salina South 10-25, 10-25

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for 9/10/18 - 9/14/18!!
6th grade: J. Huse, E. Rhodes, W. Rock, A. Hartman, A. Bruna, and Z. Macoubrie
8th grade: G. Guillen, S. Crouse, A. Rahe

We had an AWESOME Friday lunch with our AMS 8th graders! Mr. Weishaar was our guest DJ, and he encouraged the kids to just “Let it Go” 😃 #middleschoolerssingloudly

AMS is participating in two fundraisers that will be ongoing throughout the school year that we would love your help with! We are collecting Auburn pharmacy bottle lids and Box Tops from products that you may have at home. We have containers in the commons area for collection. We would love your help in collecting these items!

Volleyball Results from this evening (9/6/18):
8th Grade @ Salina
A Team (2-0)
Beat McPherson 25-12, 25-18
Beat Salina Lakewood 25-16, 25-14
B Team (1-1)
Beat McPherson 25-6, 24-26, 15-9
Lost to Salina Lakewood 19-25, 25-12, 12-15

7th Grade @ McPherson
A Team (0-2)
Lost to McPherson 17-25, 25-21, 12-15
Lost to Salina Lakewood 20-25, 25-18, 13-15
B Team (1-1)
Lost to McPherson 21-25, 25-18, 9-15
Beat Salina South 25-13, 25-18

Next up: 8th @ Manhattan on Monday
7th Home on Tuesday

[09/06/18]   Start time for our 8th grade volleyball quad at home on Tuesday, September 11th will be pushed back to 5:00pm. One of the visiting teams is unable to get transportation here in time for our original 4:30pm start time.

A Team will play at AHS Main Gym.
B Team will play at AMS.

[09/05/18]   Due to the excessive amount of rain and field conditions, we have moved our home football game vs. Wamego to next Tuesday, September 11th. We will keep the same format with 7th grade starting at 4:30pm followed by 8th grade at approximately 6:00pm. Thank you for your understanding and flexibility!

[09/05/18]   Cross Country at Holton tomorrow has been cancelled. There will not be a make-up date.

[09/05/18]   Volleyball Results from tonight (9/4/18):
8th Grade
A Team (2-0)
Beat Marysville 25-8, 25-22
Beat Riley County 25-16, 16-25, 15-8

B Team (2-0)
Beat Marysville 25-22, 25-21
Beat Riley County 25-21, 21-25, 15-9

7th Grade
A Team (1-1)
Beat Riley County 25-12, 25-16
Lost to Marysville 25-12, 12-25, 12-15

B Team (1-1)
Beat Marysville 25-17, 19-25, 15-9
Lost to Marysville 25-14, 26-28, 11-15

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for 9/4/18 - 9/7/18!
6th grade: M. Lamb, R. Heintz, N. Whiteley, J. Blake, B. Frey, S. Crouse, J. Welsh
7th grade: C. Lillard
8th grade: K. Waid, A. McMahon, J. Woodworth

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