Due to a late cancellation, spring sport pictures will not be taken tomorrow morning. (Thursday) Pictures will be rescheduled afterSpring Break.
USD #387 Altoona-Midway Schools will continue Parent/Teacher conferences on Thursday March 14, 2019 4:00 PM-6:30 PM
Altoona-Midway Parent Teacher Conferences last until 8:00 PM this evening. You still have time to make it.
Reminder: USD 387 Altoona-Midway Schools Parent/teacher conferences 4:00-8:00 PM Today, March 12, 2019
Reminder: AMES will be having Grant Activities after school today. This is a makeup day for one missed last week.
There will be no school on March 15. (Teacher Comp. Day)
USD #387 schools and offices will be closed 03/18/2019 thru 03/22/2019 for Spring Break. Have a great and safe break!
Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held Wednesday, March 13th from 4:00-8:00 PM and Thursday the 14th from 4:00-6:30 PM. Teachers will be available to discuss your students grades during this time. This is the last Parent/Teacher Conferences for this 2018-2019 school year.
Mr. Pearce will have FREE garden seeds to give away at Parent/Teacher conferences Wednesday and Thursday of this week.
AMES will be hosting "Pastries with Parents" on March 29, 2019. Pastries at 7:30 AM followed by an awards ceremony at 8:00 at the elementary school.
Reminder: Top Jet Competition tomorrow beginning with dinner at 6:00. $10/person. Then watch our students show off their culinary skills by competing for "Top Jet" Please come out and support our FCCLA students and enjoy a great meal.
Reminder: Students will be dismissed at 12:30 tomorrow. Busses will run at 12:30. No Afternoon Prek. We are hosting League Forensics at AMHS. It starts at 1:30.
Parents of students that were signed up for fluoride treatments during the 1st semester: CHC will be returning on 3/12 to do fluoride treatments again on these students only. Thank you.
The Middle School Scholars Bowl that was postponed for today, will be made-up TOMORROW, March 5 at Thayer Middle School beginning at 4:00 PM.
There will be no middle school Scholars Bowl today at Thayer.
Due to subzero wind chills and hazardous country roads, Altoona-Midway Schools will be closed tomorrow.
Friday, March 1 Reminder: The AMHS booster club spaghetti dinner at 5:00. Spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert for $5.00. Faculty/Staff vs. Seniors basketball game begins at 6:30. Senior Parents Night at halftime of the game. Immediately following the game will be homecoming.
Reminder: The AMHS FFA will be holding a free pancake breakfast tomorrow morning, 02/22/2019 beginning at 7:00 AM in the Ag. Building. Donations will be accepted. Come out and support the Altoona-Midway FFA Chapter.
Altoona-Midway schools will be in session tomorrow on a two hour delay. No AM Preschool. Classes begin at 10:00. Breakfast will not be served. Busses will run. Pickup times will coincide with the two hour delay.
Reminder: The AMHS boys basketball regional game at St. Paul today, 02/19/2019, will begin at 4:30.
The AMHS Regional basketball game scheduled for 7:00 PM tonight has been moved up to 4:30 this afternoon.
Due to iced over parking lot conditions at St. Paul, the basketball games scheduled for tonight are canceled.
Due to poor parking lot conditions at St. Paul, there will be no high school basketball games tonight.
The elementary band festival at Waverly on Saturday has been canceled.
The Home Forensics tournament scheduled for tomorrow is postponed. Makeup date TBD.
HS Basketball tonight is canceled. It will not be rescheduled.
The elementary band festival will be held @ Lebo High School on Saturday, February 16. Students from area schools will join together for a day of rehearsing and will perform a concert at 3:00. There will be a 5th and 6th grade bands. AMES students will be participating.
The AMHS boys basketball team will travel to St. Paul on Tuesday Feb 19 at 7:00 PM to take on St. Paul in the first round of the Kansas Class 1A Regional.
The AMHS girls basketball team will travel to Chetopa on Monday to take on the Hornets in the first round of the Kansas State Class 1A Regional. The game will begin at 7:00 PM.
The AMHS basketball teams will travel to St. Paul on Saturday to take on the Indians. The games begin at 6:30 with the girls varsity game. The boys varsity games will follow. There will be no JV games. Come support the Jets!
The AMMS will be hosting a Scholars Bowl Thursday September 14. Mr. Dixon is in desperate need of volunteers. It begins right after school. If you can help please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. AMMS thanks you for your support.
AMHS will be hosting TRLeague Forensics Saturday, Feb. 16. We are in desperate need of volunteers. If you can volunteer please e-mail Mrs. Dvorachek at email@example.com. The Jets that you for your support as these event would not be possible without your support. Thanks
Reminder: The AMHS Booster Club will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Friday, Feb. 15. The dinner will begin at 5:00. Spaghetti, salad, dessert all for just $5.00. Stick around for some good basketball as the Jets take on Jayhawk-Linn for homecoming. Games begin at 5:00. PM.
AMHS Homecoming will be Friday Feb. 15. It will also be Senior Night. Senior night will be between the girls varsity and the boys varsity games. Crowning will be at halftime of the boys varsity game. Let's fill the gym with Jet fans.
No Grant Activities at the HS/MS except for music lessons.
The AMMS Scholars Bowl Team will be hosting a scholars bowl meet this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. We are needing some community members and parents to help with this event. If you are to help, please e-mail Steve Dixon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 620-537-7711.
The high School basketball game scheduled for February 8th, has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 16, 2019 beginning at 6:30 PM. There will be no JV games. The varsity girls will start at 6:30 and the varsity boys will follow.
Altoona-Midway will have school tomorrow. Busses will run. If your students are not able to make it to school due to impassible country roads, it will be an excused absence.
AMES Family Reading night will be held Monday, February 11th from 6-7:30 at the grade school.
Reminder: FFA Work Auction is on Monday, Feb. 11th at 6:00 PM. Members remember to bring items you signed up for.
Forensics scheduled for tomorrow at Marmaton Valley is still on. The bus will leave at 5:50 AM from the HS/MS. Please contact Mrs. Dvorachek at 620-794-1499 if your student can not attend.
As of this moment the Youth for Music event held at Emporia tomorrow is still on. The bus will leave the HS/MS at 6:15 AM. Please contact Mrs. McDaniel at 620-779-1792 if your student is unable to attend.
HS Basketball at St. Paul tonight has been postponed. No makeup date has been scheduled yet.
Altoona-Midway schools will be closed tomorrow. A determination about HS Basketball will be made at 11:00 AM tomorrow morning.
Altoona-Midway Schools will be closed tomorrow.
FFA Meats CDE at Erie tomorrow has been postponed.
Altoona-Midway Schools are closed today, due to icy road conditions.
Booster Club Spaghetti dinner has been rescheduled for this Thursday evening 5:00 to 7:30 P.M..
The HS BBall game scheduled for tonight is postponed and rescheduled for Thursday night. No Grant Activities or athletic practices tonight.
The Altoona-Midway High School Booster Club is sponsoring a spaghetti supper on Tuesday February 5th, 2019 from 5:00-7:30 PM. Spaghetti, bread, salad & dessert all for just $5.00. All proceeds go to After Prom.
The Youth For Music that was scheduled for Feb. 2 and then for Feb 16 will take place on Feb. 9. More details soon.
Due to extreme cold temperatures tomorrow, Altoona-Midway Schools will be closed.
Due to extreme cold temperatures tomorrow, Altoona-Midway schools will be closed.
The AMHS Senior class will be hosting a Chili Feed Tuesday evening as the Jets take on Marmaton Valley beginning at 5:15. The Chili feed will begin at 5:00 PM. Come out and support the Jets and senior class.
High School Basketball at home tomorrow, 01/29/2018 vs. Marmaton Valley. Boys JV tips off at 5:15. Girls varsity will begin at 6:00 followed the "Jet Set" performance followed by the boys varsity. Members of the "Jet Set" need to be at the school by 5:00 PM
Day of Tragedy: Lessons learned from the Excel Industries shooting. An event at Altoona-Midway High School https://5il.co/6c5z
The Altoona-Midway High School Scholar's Bowl team will not be traveling to Pittsburg to compete this evening due to the impending weather. Thank you.
On Tuesday, January 29th, our senior class parents will sponsor a Chili Feed in the high school school cafeteria. You will get a bowl of chili, a dessert, plus a pickle bar for only $5.00. Start time will be 4:30pm.
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 @ email@example.com. 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 @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com .
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!