Abilene Middle School

Updates on academics and activities at Abilene Middle School

Boys Basketball results vs. Salina Lakewood:
7A: (W) 61-60 (OT)
7B: (L) 24-31
8A: (W) 42-20
8B: (W) 30-26

[02/03/20]   Middle School 101:
Recognizing Signs of Depression in your Teen

Tonight at 6:30 in the AMS Media Center

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for Feb. 3-7, 2020!
6th grade: L. Taylor, M. Murnahan, H. Havener, R. Colby, L. Hoekman, J. Needham
7th grade: A. Rose, M. Burns
8th grade: A. Bruna, A. Fredericks, T. Hinkle

[02/02/20]   AMS Athletic Schedule for this week (2/3-2/7):

MONDAY (2/3):
Boys Basketball & Instructional Practices

TUESDAY (2/4):
7th/8th Boys Basketball vs. Salina-Lakewood - 4:30pm
7th @ Eisenhower Elementary
8th @ AMS

WEDNESDAY (2/5):
Boys Basketball & Instructional Practices

THURSDAY (2/6):
7th/8th Boys Basketball vs. Fort Riley - 4:30pm
7th @ AMS
8th @ Eisenhower Elementary

FRIDAY (2/7):
Boys Basketball & Instructional Practices

Go Longhorns!!!

Boys Basketball results vs. Salina South:
7A: (L) 35-37
7B: (W) 40-10
8A: (W) 29-21
8B: (W) 33-23

[01/29/20]   Boys Basketball results @ Chapman:
7A: (W) 66-16
7B: (W) 37-17
8A: (W) 61-26
8B: (W) 38-31

[01/28/20]   Boys Basketball results @ Clay Center:
7A: (L) 27-39
7B: (L) 34-35
8A: (W) 67-26
8B: (W) 34-11

Congratulations to our AMS Students of the Week for January 27-31!!
6th grade: T. Garcia, J. McAsey, J. Coyle
7th grade: G. Hunter, E. Ediger, T. Holloway, P. Meyer
8th grade: A. Armstrong, A. Hansen

[01/26/20]   AMS Athletic Schedule for this week (1/27-1/31):

MONDAY (1/27):
7th/8th Boys Basketball @ Clay Center - 3:00pm

TUESDAY (1/28):
7th/8th Boys Basketball @ Chapman - 4:30pm

WEDNESDAY (1/29):
Boys Basketball & Instructional Practices

THURSDAY (1/30):
7th Boys Basketball vs. Salina South - 4:30pm
8th Boys Basketball @ Salina South - 4:30pm

FRIDAY (1/31):
Boys Basketball & Instructional Practices

Go Longhorns!!!

All Abilene Middle School students have received a yearbook order form.
Extras are available if needed. Orders may be placed online and must be placed by March 11.
This order is only for Abilene Middle School students.

Boys Basketball results vs. Great Bend:
7A: (W) 56-34
7B: (W) 32-11
8A: (W) 44-17
8B: (L) 22-25

[01/22/20]   Abilene USD 435 is operating under a two-hour delay this morning because of weather. AMS will start classes at 10:00. Be safe out there!

Boys Basketball results vs. Manhattan-Eisenhower:
7A: (W) 32-29
7B: (L) 25-7
8A: (W) 34-24
8B: (W) 28-14

[01/19/20]   AMS Athletic Schedule for this week (1/20-1/25):

MONDAY (1/20):
No School for students - Inservice Day
Boys Basketball Practice
No Instructional Practice

TUESDAY (1/21):
7th Boys Basketball vs. Manhattan-Eisenhower - 4:30pm
8th Boys Basketball @ Manhattan-Eisenhower - 3:30pm
No Instructional Practice

WEDNESDAY (1/22):
Boys Basketball & Instructional Practices

THURSDAY (1/23):
7th/8th Boys Basketball vs. Great Bend - 4:30pm
7th @ Eisenhower, 8th @ AMS
No Instructional Practice

FRIDAY (1/24):
Boys Basketball & Instructional Practices

SATURDAY (1/25):
Boys Basketball Practice
No Instructional Practice

Go Longhorns!!!

[01/17/20]   Boys Basketball practices scheduled for today are being moved to tomorrow (Saturday) at the following times:

7th Grade: 10am-Noon (AMS Gym)
8th Grade: 1-3pm (AMS Gym)

Boys Basketball results vs. Marysville:
7A: (W) 57-19
7B: (W) 31-23
8A: (W) 64-10
8B: (W) 37-11

Boys Basketball results vs. Manhattan-Susan B. Anthony:
7A: (W) 36-28
7B: (W) 41-39 OT
8A: (W) 42-28
8B: (L) 23-46

Next up: 7th/8th will host Marysville this Thursday. 7th at AMS, 8th at Eisenhower with B games starting at 4:30 followed by A.

Congratulations to our first AMS Students of the Week for 2020!!
6th grade: A. Cox, G. Hottman, C. Urban. J. Summers, R. Kuntz, M. Chaudhari
8th grade: A. Meyer, A. Crist, E. Bathurst

[01/13/20]   Due to Clay Center cancelling school for tomorrow, there will be no boys basketball games tomorrow.

Games will be rescheduled for Monday, January 27th at Clay Center starting at 4:30pm.

[01/12/20]   Boys Basketball practices scheduled for today (Sunday) have been cancelled due to the icy road conditions.

[01/12/20]   AMS Athletic Schedule for this week:
MONDAY (1/13):
7th/8th Boys Basketball @ Clay Center - 4:30pm
No Instructional Practice

TUESDAY (1/14):
7th Boys Basketball @ Manhattan-Susan B. - 3:30pm
8th Boys Basketball vs. Manhattan-Susan B. - 4:30pm
No Instructional Practice

WEDNESDAY (1/15):
Boys Basketball & Instructional Practices

THURSDAY (1/16):
7th/8th Boys Basketball vs. Marysville - 4:30pm
No Instructional Practice

FRIDAY (1/17):
Boys Basketball & Instructional Practices

Go Longhorns!!!

[01/10/20]   Due to our early dismissal, there will be no basketball practices today after school.
Saturday practices will also be cancelled.

[01/10/20]   Due to deteriorating weather conditions, Abilene USD 435 schools will have a 2-hour-early dismissal today. Here at AMS, that means we will dismiss at 1:00. Buses will run at that time. Stay safe, Longhorns! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

[01/10/20]   Great start to the season for our Boys Basketball teams! Here are the results at Wabaunsee today!

7A: (W) 52-14
7B: (W) 33-15
8A: (W) 39-15
8B: (W) 30-6

Next up: Monday, January 13th @ Clay Center

[01/05/20]   Welcome back Longhorns! Here is our athletic schedule for this first week back to school to start 2nd semester:
MONDAY (1/6):
1st Instructional Team Practice 3:15 - 4:00pm
Boys Basketball Practices 4:00 - 5:45pm

TUESDAY (1/7):
Instructional Team Practice 3:15 - 4:00pm
Boys Basketball Practices 4:00 - 5:45pm

WEDNESDAY (1/8):
Instructional Team Practice 3:15 - 4:00pm
Boys Basketball Practices 4:00 - 5:45pm

THURSDAY (1/9):
No Instructional Team Practice
7th/8th @ Wabaunsee - 4:00pm

FRIDAY (1/10):
Instructional Team Practice 3:15 - 4:00pm
Boys Basketball Practices 4:00 - 5:45pm

SATURDAY (1/11):
7th Boys Basketball Practice - 10:00am - Noon
8th Boys Basketball Practice - 1:00 - 3:00pm

Go Longhorns!!!

Our AMS Builder’s Club hosted Operation: Sweet Treat this holiday season to collect holiday treats like cocoa, candy canes, and Little Debbie snacks to donate to the Abilene Food Pantry. Their goal was to make sure everyone has a sweet treat this month ❤️ These guys helped me deliver this morning 🙂 #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

Congratulations to Mrs. Barb Leckron, the Bank VI “Amazing Teacher” of the month!!! Some of her FACS students joined in the celebration this afternoon! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

AMS Counseling

Congratulations to our Kind Students of the Week, selected by our Kindness Leadership Team for their outstanding kindness and positive attitude! These students are:
6th grade—S. Collie, picked because she is kind and respectful towards others.
7th grade—S. Crouse, selected because he is always respectful in the hallways around other students and is very kind towards others.
8th grade—C. Powell, who was chosen because she is respectful and helpful towards everyone and is never mean to anyone.

Keep up the great work, Longhorns!! 😃🧡💙

Creation of the Wellness Room

Happy Thursday! We thought we'd share a video showing the creation of the wellness room over the last two months! The room's finishing touches were added yesterday with the installation of the mirrors!

We are excited to start up workouts with our middle school students and USD 435 staff members when we start back in 2020! Enjoy!

The AMS Star Singers toured our Abilene residences today, spreading holiday cheer along the way! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

7th and 8th Girls Basketball teams both come up a little short in their 1st round games.

7th Grade:
Abilene 11
Fort Riley 19

8th Grade:
Abilene 29
Chapman 33

Now is the time to start your offseason preparation to improve for next season!

7th & 8th Girls Basketball teams are warming up in Marysville for their 1st round NCKL Tournament match-ups!

Go Longhorns!!!

Beautiful music from the AMS and AHS choirs this evening! Thank you, students, Mrs. McClure, Mrs. Whiteley, and Mrs. Glanzer! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

AMS Counseling

Today through Thursday, our students can enter our Christmas Raffle to win some AMAZING prizes, courtesy of our awesome teachers!! Tickets are $.25/each or 5/$1 and all proceeds go towards providing some of our AMS families with extra support this holiday season! We will draw for winners at our assembly on Friday!! The kids were some great shoppers today!! 😃🧡💙

[12/17/19]   Updated AMS Athletic Schedule for this week:

TUESDAY (12/17):
7th Boys Basketball Tryout - 6-7:30AM
GBB Practice
8th @ AMS
7th @ Eisenhower

WEDNESDAY (12/18):
8th Boys Basketball Tryout - 6-7:30AM
7th/8th Girls Basketball @ NCKL Tournament in Marysville
7th vs. Fort Riley - 2pm
8th vs. Chapman - 2pm

THURSDAY (12/19):
7th/8th Girls Basketball @ NCKL Tournament in Marysville
Opponents/Times determined after Wednesday's results
7th Boys Basketball Tryout - 3:15-4:30pm
8th Boys Basketball Tryout - 4:30-5:45pm

FRIDAY (12/20):
1pm Dismissal
7th Boys Basketball Tryout - 1:15-2:30PM
8th Boys Basketball Tryout - 2:30 - 3:45PM

Congratulations to our AMS students of the week for Dec. 16 - Dec. 20, 2019!!! The final SOW for 2019 :)
6th grade: R. Bathurst, Z. Costigan, J. Grissom, L. Williams
7th grade: A. Hartman, P. Farr, Z. Cox, A. Watson
8th grade: K. Becker, D. Leneger, A. Weishaar, M. Murray, R. Jamison, H. Henry

The updated NCKL Girls Basketball brackets are out. The tournament will start with 1st round matchups Wednesday and follow with the semifinals/championships on Thursday.

Our 7th and 8th grade girls will both open up Wednesday with 1st round match-ups starting at 2:00pm. 7th will play Fort Riley and 8th will play Chapman.

We will have optional practices for girls basketball today. 7th will practice from 1-3 and 8th from 3-5. 8th will watch film at 2:15 in AMS commons. Please use your discretion as these are completely optional.

Go Longhorns!!!

[12/15/19]   Due to weather, today’s AHS/AMS band concerts have been canceled. CDs of the music that was to be played are available through Mr. Weishaar and Mr. Tompkins.

Girls basketball practices scheduled for today have also been cancelled due to weather.

The AMS Wrestling team finished their season in 4th at NCKL today.
Congratulations to K. Peery & J. Welsh as they finish as individual champions!

Our AMS wrestlers have made Abilene proud at the NCKL tournament today! #amsconnect #abilene5starschools

NCKL Wrestling Promo

NCKL Girls Basketball brackets have been posted! Our 7th and 8th both open up the tournament on Monday night with a 4pm start time. All games will be played at Marysville.
Go Longhorns!!!

Girls Basketball results vs. Salina South:
7A: (L) 21-23 (OT)
7B: (L) 11-18
8A: (L) 12-17
8B: (L) 7-24

Next up: 12/16 NCKL Tournament @ Marysville

Brackets will be posted when they are released!

Girls Basketball results vs. Manhattan-Eisenhower:
7A: (L) 15-24
7B: (L) 9-14
8A: (W) 29-18
8B: (W) 19-10

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Creation of the Wellness Room
NCKL Wrestling Promo
8th FB 94 Yard TD Pass
AMS Volleyball

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Abilene, KS
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