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RAMS News April 1, 2015

posted Apr 1, 2015, 5:55 AM by David Jordan

Chromebook 1-to-1 Parent Information Night April 14th

Robert Adams Middle School will host the first of two Chromebook parent information nights.  Members of the Adams Technology Advisory will present on April 14th @ 6:30 PM in the Auditorium.  Topics will focus on how the Chromebooks will be used in the classes to enhance teaching and learning as well as basic security and care of the devices.

MS-PTSA News- Coffee Talk with Mr. Botelho and Mr. Jordan

Please join us for a casual up-close conversation with Adams Middle School Principal Peter Botelho and Vice Principal David Jordan on Wednesday May 13th from 9-11AM.  Click here for further details and a list of discussion topics.

Wizard of Oz

This year's musical production is around the corner! The ReAct Players have been rehearsing the classic favorite Wizard of Oz since December and are excited to show off all their hard work. Come see the show Friday, April 10th at 7pm, Saturday April 11th at 2pm and 7pm or Sunday, April 12th at 2pm. Tickets available at Coffee Haven, Fiske's and school lunches. $12 each (children under 3 years free!) Come support your friends and even see a couple of your teachers on stage! See you at the show. (Follow the drama club on Twitter: @ReActDramaClub)

RAMS Connects with Burkina Faso

Mrs. Auster recently connected with a French speaking classroom in Nouna, a city in the African nation of Burkina Faso. This connection has enabled her students to exchange French letters with the students there and to get a sense of the way of life for kids so far from Holliston.  Click here to read about the experience.

Congratulation to Artsonia Artist of the Week Anna Mason!

Congratulations to Anna Mason who was honored as Artist of the Week from Artsonia, an online art museum being used by Art students to create digital portfolios.  

Artsonia selects twelve random art submissions in each of four different age groups.  Voting is open to the general public every Wednesday through Saturday, with the winners from each age group being awarded on Sunday.

Anna received over 1700 votes, making her the winner of the grades 7-9 bracket.  View her work here.

MCAS Updates and Reminders

We had a great start to the Spring 2015 MCAS with the English Language Arts portion of the assessment.  Once again, our kids put forth their very best effort in order to show off their skills in ELA.  Please review the Spring MCAS Administration Schedule for the remaining sessions in Math and Science and Technology/Engineering at Adams Middle School. Please use this as a helpful reference.

Upcoming Dates

April 10 RAMS Musical- Wizard of Oz @7:00 PM in the Auditorium

April 11 RAMS Musical- Wizard of Oz @2:00 PM and 7:00 PM in the Auditorium

April 12 RAMS Musical- Wizard of Oz @2:00 PM

April 14 Parent Info Night- Chromebook 1-to-1 @6:30 PM in the Auditorium

April 16 Grade 5 Transition Parent Info Night @6:30 PM in the RAMS Auditorium

April 17 Student/Faculty Basketball Game and Assembly

April 20 Start of April Vacation

April 24 End of April Vacation

April 27 Start of Grade 6 Nature’s Classroom

May 1 End of Grade 6 Nature’s Classroom