The KMEA elementary/MS event scheduled for tomorrow has been cancelled.
Middle School Boys B Team wins at home!
The PTO Carnival originally scheduled for Saturday, January 19th has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 27th.
Middle School Girls B Team wins at home!
Due to the 100th day of school at AMES, January WILD has been moved to February 6th!
Reminder: Students have a half-day on Wednesday, December 19th. Students will be dismissed at 12:30. Busses will run after school and the sports activity bus will run at 3:00 from Altoona and at 3:15 from the HS/MS for those students having basketball practice.
Middle School Girls B Team wins at Chetopa!
Last day for 2nd quarter grant activist. Next quarter activities begin January 28th.
Middle School Boys B Team wins at Thayer!
The Altoona-Midway National Honor Society will be hosting a Teddy Bear Toss on December 18th, 2018 during the home basketball game. At half-time of the Varsity Boys Basketball game fans are being asked to throw new or gently used stuffed animals onto the court. The stuffed animals will be picked up and donated to the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department to be given out to children for comfort during traumatizing events.
There are no After School Grant Activities next week. Today is the last day for Fun&Fitness and Art&Allegory for HS/MS students. Holiday Cooking with Mrs. Caylor will begin on Monday, Nov. 26th.
The Veteran's day program schedule for today, 11/12/18 has been canceled. A decision to make up this date will be made later.
Due to inclement, there will be no school for USD #387 today, Monday, November 12. This also cancels all practices and events.
Financial Aid night on Tuesday evening at 6:00 P.M. in the HS/MS library. Students, please bring your IPADS.
"Screenagers," movie on Thursday evening at 6:00 P.M. in the HS/MS gym. Popcorn and snacks provided. RSVP Mrs. Sexton @ firstname.lastname@example.org. Any parent raising a kid in the "Digital Age," welcome to attend.
AMES lost power at 1:00. It should be back on by 2:30. We will continue with the regular school day and busses will run normal route times.
Reminder: We are still having After School Grant Activities today at the HS/MS. We understand that some kids may not attend due to Halloween activities tonight. Happy Halloween!
KSDE is offering juniors and seniors, who have *not previously* taken the ACT, the opportunity to take the ACT for FREE in February! Students can sign up by the front office or by emailing Mrs. Sexton.
November breakfast and lunch menus have been posted to our app and website!
End of the first quarter of school and Grant Activities this Friday. P-T Conferences next Wednesday from 4-8:00 PM., and Thursday 4-6:30P.M..
All after school grant activities, MS practices & HS practices have been canceled this afternoon due to the potential of severe weather.
Our final football game for high school is not listed on our schedule due to date/time not being set yet. As soon as that information is given to us, we will update the schedule and let you all know!
Alert: HS JV football for tonight has been canceled by Oswego due to lack of players. At this time, there is no reschedule date.
JV Football at Yates Center on Monday night is postponed and being rescheduled for a later date. We will send out notification of the new date and time.
HS Football for tonight has been postponed. We are trying to reschedule and will notify as soon as we do.
Good Morning! High School Volleyball Alumni are invited to the Blue and Gold scrimmage this Friday (8/24) to play against the varsity girls. For more information, please contact Coach Hoag @ email@example.com.
MS/HS sports schedules are posted on the website and app! Please remember these are subject to change. In the event of any changes, we will notify you as soon as possible!
Reminder: It is Back to School Night at AMES tonight from 6:00-7:00 pm! Please use the east doors by the office.
Night Out! Come and join us for hamburgers and hot dogs next Tuesday night from 6:00 to 8:00 at the High School. Fire trucks, KHP cars, Sheriff Patrol Vehicles. This is for all Altoona and Buffalo residents and everyone in our school district. Tables and chairs in the air-conditioned gym or bring your chairs to sit outside.
Freshman orientation Wednesday evening at 6:00 P.M..
Field trip pics from the Cosmosphere posted on the live feed and Facebook.
Enrollment information is posted on our website and Facebook! We look forward to seeing everyone there!
Summer Expedition Academy begins next Monday! No Academy on July 4th. We are excited to see all you Explorers!!!
Summer meals and sports camps start next Monday, June 4th.
Clement Huffman final jump 29'3". Great job CH!
Clement Huffman warming up for the LJ @ State Track
Clement Huffman has advanced to the Kansas 1A State Championships next weekend in Wichita. He placed 2nd in long jump. Best of luck Clement.
Altoona-Midway class of 2018 graduation ceremony is underway.
Forensics state update: Finals in poetry: IAN FALLER!! Finals in inform: KYLEE WADE!!
Forensics festival results: Abby Lockhart Prose- I, HSA- II; Dawson Ashmore Poetry - II, Elizabeth Bigpond Poetry- I #changingouraltitude
Forensics update: of the 11 entries at state champs, 6 made it into semi-finals!!! Sadie Maple: Extemp Kylee Wade: Inform Kimberlea Drake: Prose Ian Faller: Poetry Jordann Shay & Kylee Wade: Duet Ian Faller & Seth Cowles: IDA Whooo-Hoo!!!
CONGRATS! All MS band and choir group, solo and ensembles earned 1 or 1plus ratings today!!!!!
ATTENTION: There has been a change to next weeks activities schedule. The AWARDS BANQUET will now be held on FRIDAY, MAY 11TH in the gym beginning at 6:30 PM. The HS THREE RIVERS LEAGUE TRACK MEET is being held on THURSDAY, MAY 10TH, at 3:30 PM in Pleasanton.
Watch the livestream of the state FFA CDE awards ceremony! https://www.facebook.com/ksffa/videos/10156234665368903/
The softball game with Chetopa has been forfeited by Altoona-Midway as we do not have enough girls to play today. Sorry for the late notice.
Abby placed 4th in HSA. Dawson Ashmore placed 6th in poetry at Pleasanton 4n6.Not too shabby for going up against Coffeyville & Ft Scott!
AMHS Forensics Home Meet Tomorrow. Judges be at the school by 7:45 AM. Time to show off our hospitality #changingouraltitude
Softball Senior Night is now April 23rd! With this new date, there is a backup date in case of inclement weather.
We are still looking for judges for our home forensics meet on Saturday! Please contact Ms. Faythe by email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Middle School track meet scheduled for today will be made up on the 23rd. It will begin at 3:00.
Congratulations to the AMMS/HS FCCLA and their sponsor, Mrs. Caylor! They will be recognized THREE times at the State Leadership Conference this year! They also have a chance at a $100 cash prize. Membership - Diamond Award State Community Service Project - Gold Active Chapter Award
The AMHS Lady Jets softball squad will take on Yates Center tomorrow, April 2 at 4:30 PM. We hope to see you there! Go Jets!
Grades 6, 8 & 11 will be state testing tomorrow, April 2, 2018. Be sure to eat a good, healthy breakfast! Good luck!
The softball games at Altoona-Midway have been postponed for today. A make up date will be announced very soon.
The Altoona-Midway Lady Jets softball home opener vs. Northeast-Arma, has been postponed for today. A make-up date will be announced soon.
Tomorrow, 3/29/18, MS Track @ Humboldt 3:30. At 4:00, HS Forensics @ Eureka. 4:30, AMHS softball @ home vs. Northeast. Go Jets!
Reminder: The 4th-6th Wax Museum Community Showing is TOMORROW evening from 6:00-7:00pm in the AMHS Gym!
USD #387 will not have school tomorrow, Friday March 9th, due to teacher in-service day. 3 day weekend for students.
Good luck to the Altoona-Midway Middle School Scholar's Bowl team as they will be travelling to Chetopa to compete tomorrow afternoon.
Wax Museum Community Showing on Tuesday, March 13th from 6 p.m. -7 p.m. in the high school gym. Our theme this year is, "Explorers and Settlers of the Past.” Please come out and support our 4th through 6th graders as they come alive in roles of the past!
The water leak is fixed. USD 387 will resume classes tomorrow, Friday March 2nd.
USD 387 will NOT have school tomorrow, 03/01/18, due to a major water leak. The district office will be the only office open. Thanks!
Spring sports pictures will be taken by Total Image on March 8th @ 2:00pm. Coaches will distribute picture packets to the athletes and packets are to be turned into Mrs. Stacy in the MS/HS office.
SPRING PRACTICES: HS Track practice for those not participating in basketball began today. Those participating in basketball will start on Monday the 5th unless you want to start this week. HS softball practices also began today. MS Track practice begins Wednesday, 2/28.
The AMMS Scholars Bowl team will be traveling to Oswego this afternoon to make up a meet at Oswego. Go Jets!!!
The A-M Three Rivers League Champion Forensics team will be competing at Independence High School on Saturday, 02/24/2018 8 AM. Go Jets! #1
The high school b-ball games scheduled for this evening with Marais des Cygne Valley has been cancelled. Next up- sub-state. Info to follow
The Altoona-Midway Chapter of FFA will be hosting a pancake feed 2/23/18 from 7 AM to 10:00 AM. Donations will be accepted. Come support FFA
The AMHS b-ball teams will play Marais des Cygne in Melvern 2/23/18. Boys JV at 5:00, followed by the girls varsity then the boys varsity.
Human Growth and Development after learning about infants. Katie Nalley brought her two month son, Wesson. The students interviewed Katie about her pregnancy, delivery and how life has changed with a new baby. Some of students were brave enough to hold Wesson. The students throughly enjoyed their visit.
School closed, Wed., Feb. 21st.
The HS basketball games originally scheduled for tonight with N. E. will be played Thur., 2/22/18 in Arma. The games will begin at 5:00.
There is no school on Friday, 2/16 for Staff In-Service. Also, there is no school on Monday, 2/19.
Last HS home basketballl game of the year is tomorrow night 2/13/18.Boys JV will begin at 5:00. Followed by girls varsity then boys varsity.
Mrs. Sizemore created a video for patrons on how to navigate the USD 387 app, check it out if you need some assistance or tips! https://youtu.be/yLuxH6UHCPk
Tomorrow 2/13/18, at the hs basketball game, seniors and their parents/guardians will be recognized at half-time of the boys game.
Congrats to the Little Team That Can!! AMHS forensics team brought home some hardware from the Marmaton Valley forensics meet, placing 3rd. Caitlin Maxwell qualified for state in extemporaneous speaking, Sophia Willard placed 6th, and newcomer, Sadie Maple placed 5th. In humorous solo acting Abby Lockhart placed 6th and Sophia Willard placed 10th. Jordann Shay & Dawson Ashmore placed 6th in improvised duet acting and Caitlin Maxwell placed 6th in prose. The team is extremely excited about their performance. Next week is the league tournament in Oswego. Watch out, TRL...Altoona-Midway is coming! - Kynda Faythe
AMHS Basketball 02/02/2018 at home vs. Pleasanton. Boys JV will begin at 5:00. That will be followed by girls varsity then the boys varsity.
MS B-ball teams will be traveling to St. Paul to compete in the MBL tourney 2/1/18. The girls play at 5:30 & the boys will play at 6:30.
HS Scholar's Bowl team will be traveling to Kiowa Kansas to compete in Regionals tomorrow, 02/01/18. Good Luck Jets!
Please look out for the February Newsletter to be posted on/around 2/5/18. We will notify you when it is live with the link!
HS b-ball at Moran 01/30/18. Boys JV will begin at 5:00. After that, the girls varsity will play followed by boys varsity. Go Jets!
There was some confusion with the district calendar. This is a reminder that there will be no school on President's Day, February 19th.
2018 Winter Homecoming Information Friday, January 26th is our Basketball Homecoming. Running for King: Senior Ian Faller, Senior Jesse Bauer, Junior Clement Huffman, & Junior Wyatt Nalley. Running for Queen: Senior Jessica Williams, Senior Jami Sullivan, Junior Michala Kinzle, & Junior Anna Pierce. Representing the Sophomore Class: Caden Carter & Kylee Wade. Representing the Freshmen Class: Hunter Wittlake & Natalie Davis.
Best of luck to our middle school students that will be competing in the Wilson County Spelling Bee in Neodesha tomorrow.
Good luck to the Altoona-Midway FFA as they compete in Milk Quality and Welding tomorrow in Altamont. Go Jets!
High School Scholars Bowl today at Pittsburg beginning at 3:30. Go Jets!
Good luck! JV Scholars Bowl at Marmaton Valley beginning at 3:30.
Check out the pics on the live feed and facebook from the Saturday automotive class taught by Shane Drybread.
The girls and the boys hs b-ball teams will be wrapping up the Pleasanton tourney tomorrow. The boys will play at 4:00 & the girls at 5:30.
MS BB at home 1/18/2018 5:00vs. Chetopa. Both the boys and girls B teams will play a half. That will be followed by girls A and then boys A.
HS basketball continues tomorrow. Both the HS boys and girls will play at 4:00 in the Pleasanton Mid-Season Tournament. Go Jets!
The Spelling Bee scheduled for today at Neodesha has been postponed. The rescheduled date has not yet been determined.
The HS b-ball tourney at Pleasanton has been postponed until Wed. The boys will play Humboldt at 4:00. The girls will play Humboldt at 5:30
HS Scholars Bowl at Pittsburg tomorrow has been canceled/postponed.
School Cancelled for Tuesday, January 16th.
Come support your A-M Jets as they take on Crest this evening at HOME. Boys jv @ 5:00 followed by girls varsity then boys varsity. Go Jets!!
No school Jan. 11th.
Due to the possible hazardous road conditions this morning and later this afternoon, school for USD 387, Altoona-Midway is cancelled for Thursday, December 11th. All activities will also be postponed and rescheduled. No athletic practices will take place today.
HS BB 1/9/18. JV boys at 5 followed by girls V then boys V. The elementary "Jet Set" will be performing at half-time of the boys V game.
The parents of the senior class will be serving mashed potatoes, chicken noodles and a dessert for $5 at the HS basketball game tomorrow, January 9th!
Middle School Basketball at Oswego 01/08/2018. Both the girls and the boys "B" games will begin at 5:00. (2 gyms) Followed by both "A" games
Here is the order of high school basketball games beginning at 5:00 PM: Boys JV followed by Girls Varsity and then the Boy's Varsity will play. Come out and support your Altoona-Midway Jets.
Be sure to check out our YouTube Channel! There are three videos currently uploading from the Elementary Music Program! goo.gl/sCQxGP
The lady Jets came up short tonight. Seeing improvements daily! Final score MV 19 Jets 5. Next up, the "A" boys.
The high school basketball teams wrap up the Yates Center Winter Tournament today. The boys will play at 3:30 vs. Marais des Cygnes and the Lady Jets will play Cherryvale at 5:00.
AMHS Basketball Information-Middle School: Thurs, Girls "B Team" will play at 5:00pm, followed by Girls "A Team", Boys "B Team", then Boys "A Team." The "B" games will be two quarters.
AMHS Basketball Information: Thursday, HS Girls play at 6:30pm, and the HS Boys will play at 8:00pm. East Gym in Yates Center.
AMES Christmas Program on Thursday, Dec. 7th @ 6:30 P.M..
December menus are posted! Check them out in the app or at the link below. If you would prefer the PDF versions, they are in the documents section of our website under Food Service! https://www.usd387.org/dining
Go check out the news articles about our high school basketball teams!
Our new website is live at www.usd387.org! Same URL, new content! Don’t forget to download our app in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store by searching: USD 387.
MS Basketball @ Home Today VS Oswego @ 5:00pm! Here is the order of play: “B” Girls 2 quarters Followed By: “B” Boys 2 quarters Followed By: “A” Girls Full Game Followed By: “A” Boys Full Game
Get excited about our new app and website!