Did you know Alcona County is connected with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library for free books for youth? Check if your student is eligible and sign-up at the Alcona County Library or online at: https://imaginationlibrary.com/check-availability/?#selectedCountry=US
Elementary students, get your holiday hat, headband, or other festive item ready to wear on Friday! #alconaschools #spiritfriday
GO FAN TICKETS are a must for JV/V Boys Basketball in St Ignace TONIGHT! https://gofan.co/event/1187408?schoolId=MI4014
Check it out! Our E-sports team sign-up for the spring is now open! Contact Mr. Thomas or Mr. Reynolds for more information. #alconaschools #esports #joinourteam
Busy week of basketball! Thank you for supporting our student-athletes!
Nominations for our 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award are open! If you know an ACS graduate that has made a difference in our community, country, and/or world please nominate them by March 11, 2024 at bit.ly/AlconaAlumni
A special congratulations to ACS Middle School Science Teacher, Ms. Elizabeth Thomson! Ms. Thomson was selected by the Board of the Michigan Science Teachers Association as the “2024 Teacher of Promise.” She was chosen for using and modeling best practices, inspiring her students, demonstrating innovative teaching strategies, being an excellent role model for students and other teachers, demonstrating leadership, and exhibiting a passion for science and teaching. Awardees will be honored at an Awards Ceremony during the 2024 MSTA 71st Annual Conference on Friday, March 1, 2024. Learn more about Ms. Thomson’s placed-based education journey at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vnd2LQ7LRok. Congratulations, Ms. Thomson! #AlconaSchools #TigerPride
Save the date! The Alcona Junior Honor Society is hosting a Middle School Holiday Dance on Friday, December 15th. Wear your Ugly Sweater! Students attending will stay after school and get picked up at 5pm outside the Middle School entrance. Cost to attend the dance is $5 and concessions are sold separately. See flyer for more information.
This past Saturday was a blast at the Northern Lights Parade in downtown Oscoda! This is the 5th year the Alcona Marching Band has teamed up with the Oscoda Marching Band and led the annual lighted parade through the town! The bands, directed by Karen Lopez (Oscoda) and Emma Hilton (Alcona), performed "Christmas Parade Sequence" arranged by Paul Lavender and Will Rapp. Always a highlight of the season!
Congratulations to Ms. Tammy Nelson for being selected as our Tigers of the Month! Ms. Nelson stands out by showcasing an unwavering dedication to our school's students. Beyond her role as an exceptional math teacher, Tammy goes above and beyond by coaching and spearheading the student council. Her impact extends far beyond the classroom, as she has built a lasting legacy in the hearts of both current and former students. Tammy's commitment to education and multifaceted contributions make her a deserving nominee for this recognition. Thank you for all you do, Ms. Nelson! #AlconaSchools #TigerPride #TigeroftheMonth
Alcona Middle & High School Families; District Health Department #2 will be in our building on 12/8/23 for vision and hearing screenings for our 7th and 9th grade students. If you do not want your child to be screened, please call the office and let Mrs. Dewar know at (989)736-8534.
Last week Blaze was getting ready for recess and practicing for his upcoming role as “Puss in Boots”! Do you have a better caption for this picture? If so, let us know! #AlconaSchools #Blaze #TherapyCat @Joyful Ragdolls of Michigan
Alcona Middle/High School is excited to announce a new partnership with the MI Smile Program! A mobile dentist will be coming to our school. Parents/guardians, make sure to complete a permission slip so your student can get a cleaning and be seen by the dentist. PDF Permission Slip: bit.ly/AlconaMiSmile or Online Permission Slip: www.myschooldentist.com 🦷😄
Ticket Link for BBB vs Hillman tonight! NO FEES! https://gofan.co/event/1285605?schoolId=MI4014
Have reviewed our 2023-2026 district strategic plan? ACS district strategic plan is a comprehensive blueprint for us to use when working to improve educational outcomes for our students and staff. For a PDF with links to each strategic plan goal visit: bit.ly/ACS-Strategic-Plan-23-26
Lots of holiday cheer at today's Coffee for Veterans event. Alcona's National Honor Society spread some holiday cheer at today's Coffee for Veterans event. Thank you to Alcona Alpena Area Credit Union for donating a prize and Tony Atkinson for the surprise trivia and prizes for the kids from the Veterans Affairs Committee. What a great partnership! Mark your calendars for the next event on Sunday, January 7th.
Congratulations to Creative Writing students, who completed the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) challenge. Students wrote 61,772 words (approximately 226 pages) during the month of November.
Don't forget to buy your tickets for the HOME JV/V Boys Basketball game TONIGHT! Scan the code and you can buy a single ticket OR a Family Pass! IF you want a 10 pack, season pass or yearly pass, click the link below! https://gofan.co/app/school/MI4014
Are you in need of a little help for the holidays? There are multiple agencies that have reached out to the school looking for families that are in need of some extra help during this time of year. If you could use a helping hand, please complete this form: https://forms.gle/GVzYbXfw2ub3Nbf18
Youth basketball registration forms were distributed recently for all 1st through 8th graders. The forms are due back in the offices by 12/5 at 3 pm. A link to the form can be found below. The season starts in January. Go Tigers! https://bitly.ws/33XcS