📣 Attention Sports Fans and Event Attendees! 🏟️🎉
We're excited to welcome you to our upcoming athletic events! With an exciting season of games ahead, LPSS would like to remind visitors about our clear bag policy. We kindly request that all attendees adhere to our clear bag policy to ensure a smooth and efficient security screening process.
Your safety remains our top priority. In line with this commitment, we've introduced metal detectors at all entry points. This additional security measure is designed to create a safe environment for everyone. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we work together to make our events secure and enjoyable for all attendees. Make your security checkpoint experience a breeze by following these helpful tips: Arrive early, pack light, adhere to staff instructions, and practice patience. Let's make this season safe and exciting!
Acadian Middle School Cougars
Mr. Smith’s sixth grade scholars are raising their hands because they are confident in their math skills and eager to apply and share their knowledge.
This survey is required by ESSA, the Every Student Succeeds Act, which provides funding to all Title 1 schools. A survey of parents/guardians must be completed yearly at each school.
Esta encuesta es requerida por la ESSA, la Ley Cada Estudiante Tiene Exito, que proporciona fondos a todas las escuelas que son Título 1. Una encuesta de padres/guardianes debe completarse anualmente en cada escuela.
🗣State testing begins April 26 - May 4
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Operating as usual
📣 Attention Sports Fans and Event Attendees! 🏟️🎉
Big THANKS to Kevin Morris and 92.7 Jam Central of Lafayette for their $1000.00 donation! This generous donation will be used to restock our Cougar Closet with various items such as school uniforms, toiletries, school supplies, outerwear, and other necessities. Our community loves AMS and AMS loves our community ❤️💙
We welcomed our awesome 6th grade scholars today! Thank you LPSS for visiting & capturing these priceless moments (scroll half-way to see AMS pics)
There will be a parent meeting for all current and future members of the Cougar football team this Wednesday, August 16 at 6:30PM in the gym. Please park at the rear of campus using Evangeline Elementary’s parking lot.
Order your spirit shirt(s) today!
Check out our Welcome Back Orientation if you missed it last week. We are so excited to welcome our scholars back on campus!
Welcome to AMS 2023 WELCOME TO THE COUGAR FAMILY Cultivating Excellence in Every Student, Every Day 6th Grade & Newcomer Orientation August 4, 2023
Have you purchased your ticket(s) yet? What are you waiting for 🤷🏽♀️ And don’t forget to select Acadian Middle School when you do. We appreciate your support. Good luck! 🤞🏾🏡 🐾
👀 𝙎𝙉𝙀𝘼𝙆 𝙋𝙀𝙀𝙆! Check out the exposed beams in the 𝐋𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐎𝐮𝐫 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥𝐬 𝐇𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐆𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲! Manuel Builders delivers!
🏠 Purchase your tickets for a chance to win here ➡ https://loveourschoolsfoundation.org/home-giveaway-2023 -tickets
It was so exciting to meet our new scholars and families! We are looking forward to an amazing school year 🐾
Acadian Middle School welcomed back our dynamic Cougar Champions today! Our focus will revolve around Literacy + Culture + Accountabilty = Growth/Success. Who’s your favorite AMS Champion? ALL of them! ❤️💙
Here we GROW, again! 🐾🌱
Reminder: For incoming 6th graders and new students only
Starting today, the transportation call center is available on weekdays between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to address any questions and help with your student's transportation needs. To get in touch, please call 337-521-RIDE (7433).
Tomorrow! Meet us at 4201 Moss Street 🐾
Have you purchased your spirit shirts yet? What are you waiting for? AMS scholars can wear them M-F with uniform bottoms. 🐾
AMS Families: 22-23 LEAP Scores are now available in Parent Portal under test scores. 🌱🐾
Say howdy to your AMS admin 👋🏾
L to R ->
🐾 Leshia Sorenson, Assistant Principal
🐾 Brendy White, Principal
🐾 Wesley Hawkins, Assistant Principal
Join us on Moss Street for a fun time of clean-up, community and connection! Register today 🐾
𝐈𝐌𝐏𝐎𝐑𝐓𝐀𝐍𝐓 𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐀𝐓𝐄: 𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐥𝐲 𝟐𝟎,𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑 𝟓:𝟎𝟎𝐏𝐌
We have been made aware of a slight oversite. Parent Portal updates will not take effect until after Monday, July 24,2023 for the 2023-2024 school year. As a result any information updated before this date has not been entered for the new 2023-2024 school year.
We kindly ask that you resubmit your information on or after July 24th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
It is that time of year again! It's time to review and update your
Parent Portal account information! Help us improve district-wide communications this school year by ensuring your contact information remains up to date at all times.
As the school year approaches, the district and your child's school will be sending multiple communications. It is very important that every legal guardian and parent remains contactable. Please provide the best means of communication ensuring all email addresses and phone numbers are completely free from error as this is how you will be contacted about important matters regarding your enrolled student and your student's school(s).
Follow the link below to get started!
For new registrants, click the link below to learn how.
As summer is drawing to a close, it's almost time for school to begin. LPSS is excited to share the start dates for the 2023-2024 academic year with a staggered approach. The staggered start approach, while intricate, has displayed advantages for both teachers and students as they adapt to their new classrooms. Check out the graphic below for a district-wide overview, and stay tuned for grade-level reminders as we get closer to the start of the new school year.
August 15, 2023: Pre-Kindergarten Entry Assessment
August 16, 2023: Pre-Kindergarten GIRLS ONLY report to school
August 17, 2023: Pre-Kindergarten BOYS ONLY report to school
August 18, 2023: ALL Pre-Kindergarten students report to school
August 10, 2023: Kindergarten BOYS ONLY report to school
August 11, 2023: Kindergarten GIRLS ONLY report to school
August 14, 2023: ALL Kindergarten students report to school
Students will be starting the first two days on an A-Day/B-Day schedule. *See note at the bottom of this post.
August 10, 2023: A-Day (odd addresses) students in grades 1-5 will report to school
August 11, 2023: B-Day (even address) students in grades 1-5 will report to school
August 14, 2023: ALL students in grades 1-5 will begin full attendance.
Students will report to school by grade level.
August 10, 2023: 8th-grade students ONLY report to school
August 11, 2023: 7th-grade students ONLY report to school
August 14, 2023: 6th-grade students ONLY report to school
August 15, 2023: ALL middle school students report to school
Students will report to school by grade level.
August 10, 2023: 11th & 12th grade students ONLY report to school
August 11, 2023: 10th-grade students ONLY report to school
August 14, 2023: 9th-grade students ONLY report to school
August 15, 2023: ALL high school students report to school
𝐍𝐨𝐭𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐀/𝐁 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐞
Students who live in an apartment, duplex, or unit will use the actual number of the dwelling to determine the day for attendance. For example, Apartment #4 will attend with the even address students (B days), while Apartment #21 will attend with the odd address students (A days). Students whose home address uses only letters will use the following to determine days of school attendance: A-1, B=2, C=3, etc.
Reminder: ALL LPSS students are required to follow the clear bag policy for the 2023-2024 school year. Purchase them as early as possible, as there will be no exceptions on campus. Clear or mesh backpacks only🐾 🎒
Serve Day is approaching!
Join Love Our Schools and support Acadian Middle School on Saturday, July 29th from 8:30 a.m. to noon with numerous beautification projects. We are asking families, friends and community members to step up and invest in our local schools by providing the support to brighten the campuses for our administrators, teachers, and students before the start of the new school year. There will be the opportunity for all volunteers to participate no matter physical capabilities.
Let’s show up and show out for Acadian Middle School. Register today!
Supply lists for the 2023-2024 school year are now available! Click the link to get the list for your child's school.
AMS Parents/Guardians: Mark your calendars for the first day of school! Please note: There is a new procedure for the start of the 2023-2024 school year. Students’ first day depends on their grade level. Each grade level is assigned a specific start date. Basically, only ONE grade level will attend each day. If your child is not in the appropriate grade level for that date, they do not report to school. ALL students report on August 15th 📚 🐾
It’s that time again: The Love Our Schools Home Guveaway is back! Purchase a $25 raffle ticket for your chance to win this beautiful home. 🏡
Make sure to select Acadian Middle School to help us win a prize based on ticket sales.
G🐾🐾d luck and thanks for supporting this awesome fundraising opportunity!
🎉 🏠 The 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 𝗟𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗢𝘂𝗿 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹𝘀 𝗛𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗚𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗮𝘄𝗮𝘆 is BACK with $25 tickets now available for purchase! This is your chance to 𝚆𝙸𝙽 𝚃𝙷𝙸𝚂 𝙷𝙾𝙼𝙴 and support public education across Lafayette Parish. 💯 stays local!
To learn more and purchase 🎫 tickets, visit: https://loveourschoolsfoundation.org/home-giveaway-2023 -tickets
A huge shoutout to our Cougar Football team for traveling to Westgate to participate In Anderson Middle’s first annual 7on7 football tournament.
Congratulations Superintendent Trosclair! 🐾
Here is the FAQ link to our LPSS Clear Bag Policy
Student Handbook FAQs Elementary students are encouraged to use a clear or mesh backpack for the 2022-2023 school year. Elementary students will be required to have a clear or mesh backpack for the 2023-2024 school year.
Need somewhere cool to go tomorrow? Stop by the AMS library tomorrow!
Check out these cool resources for families. AMS is 🐾📚
Take on the world together! Build your child’s vocabulary by talking about everything. Describe the world around them in real (grown-up) terms. For more activities, visit the Family Literacy Library. https://ow.ly/c7Ob50ONFqx
ATTENTION LPSS Educators and Surrounding Districts
The Lafayette Educational Technology Advocates and LPSS technology professionals are hosting a Free Technology Conference happening July 19, 2023.
Register for a day of technology exploration while making professional connections.
Click here to register for the Top Tech Conference:
Wishing a happy to all the fathers and father figures across Louisiana.
In alignment with the proclamation issued by Governor John Bel Edwards designating Friday, June 16, 2023, as a legal state holiday in observance of Juneteenth Day, all LPSS programs and facilities will be closed. This includes all on and offsite summer school and summer camp programs in the district. Regular summer business hours will resume on Monday, June 19, 2023.
Summertime Spotlight💡: AMS teachers spent the last three days in an impactful training with National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET). Shout out to our future state certified mentor teachers! Thank you for your commitment. 🐾
Help your child avoid the summer slide with the Steve Carter Literacy Tutoring Program. Eligible families can use $1,000 vouchers for high-quality tutoring sessions during the summer months and beyond. Give your child the extra reading support they need. Learn more at louisianatutoringinitiative.com.
Today is the day; the last day of school! Congratulations to all LPSS students for finishing out another school year! Have an amazing summer!
Spread the word 🗣️Acadian Middle School Scholars are eligible for FREE tutoring this summer. What an amazing opportunity. Register now!
Remember: Champions are made in the off season! 🐾
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