Ms. Sweetman was on family leave for part of that term but this school year the two co-principals have shared responsibilities, one taking the lead for 7th grade and the other for 8th grade. Proceeds will fund the AgScience department at Amherst Middle School. Comments (-1) Two Win Buffalo Auto Show Poster Contest. According to the advertisement, the areas of focus for the new principal are social-emotional programming and curriculum, technology integration, and social justice and restorative practices, as well as maintaining an advisory program that supports students with access to a supportive adult. District Calendar. It is up to the administrator’s discretion whether to suspend a student temporarily, or expel. Summer Programs - Middle School; Summer Scholars; Tiger's Den Food Pantry; Alumni" Alumni; NAV Turned OFF-Old Site Info" File Cabinet; Athletics" Athletics; Reopening" Reopening Schools; Calendar; Scroll. objLink.LinkClass = "mycapturelink"; This afternoon, Dr. Buffalo Street Art Scavenger Hunt for AMS Art Students, Celebrating Our Students with Moving Up Day, Recognizing the Achievements of our MS Students, Welcoming Our New Sixth-Graders: Transition Information, Combining Tech and Art to Pull Off a Virtual Tour of the Darwin Martin House, Orchestra Students Compose, Draw and Write in Classical Music Assignment, Helping Herself and Others with a New Haircut, How Our Staff is Staying Connected to Students, Pi Day Fundraiser at Amherst Middle School Gets Principal “Pied”, Bald for Bucks Campaign Postponed; Fundraising Can Still Continue, Donating Fleece Blankets to SPCA Paws for Love. Advertisements for the position, with a start date of July 1, have been posted online and in print, with a deadline of Feb. 28 to apply.

Harmon said Morris “seemed surprised” that Bode was not selected as a finalist, and she pointed out that Bode was not minimally qualified, and that licensed candidates must be considered first. There are 416 students at ARMS this year (223 in grade 7 and 193 in grade 8). I come to Amherst with 21 years of educational experience, including nine years as a principal at the elementary and middle school levels. Speaking at the April 10 meeting, Harmon said that her committee’s status shifted from “hiring” to “screening.”  Meanwhile, Morris, in an email update on March 21, referred to Harmon’s group as an “interview committee” and said that final interviews for the principal’s job would be delayed pending reference checks. objLink.Render();

Bode informed us that she has decided not to accept the interim position. Amherst Middle School We have the courage to care! We are a culturally rich, linguistically diverse, socially responsible community.

Morris indicated that a search committee would be formed in the coming months to make a recommendation to the School Committee. On April 2, Morris sent a letter to the community stating that he had assessed the  “background experience,” of the principal candidates and found “there is not a pool of candidates that I can bring back as finalists for the permanent position.” He added that he was re-appointing Bode to the interim post for the 2018-2019 school year, and planned to re-advertise the position this fall. The Spectator of Amherst is eager to receive and publish your well-reasoned, fair-minded columns on local issues, in addition to entertaining personal essays and notices of upcoming events. Parents call email the Middle School attendance office to report their child's absence, late arrival or early dismissal. Comments (-1) more .

Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The Spectator looks forward to hearing from you! Our school has approximately 440 students, organized into four different teams. ACSD bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, content or accessibility of the material of the external site or for that of subsequent links. AMHERST — A search has begun for a permanent principal for Amherst Regional Middle School.Advertisements for the position, with a start date of July 1, have been posted online and in … The candidates turned aside were properly licensed administrators, they said, while Bode lacks an administrative license.