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   Dance for Grade 6, 7, 8
   Mar 06 2015 at 07:00 PM
   No School - Professional Learning Day
   Mar 16 2015
   Minimum Day - Students released at 1:20. (teachers 1:30)
   Apr 03 2015
   No School - Spring Break
   Apr 06 2015
   No School - Memorial Day Observed
   May 25 2015
   Last Day - 1:30 Release
   Jun 12 2015

UPCOMING EVENTS

WELCOME TO ATASCADERO JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

    Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.
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AJHS i-News
February 20, 2015
News Items:
1) Color Run
2) AJHS Dance for Grades 6, 7, 8
3) Parent Cafe Series
4) Art Contest
5) Yearbook
6) Track
7) Win an iPod
8) Dates
9) Homework Club
10) The eScript link is at no cost to you
11) Measles info
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AJHS Splash of Color Fun Run 5K
Presented by Atascadero Junior High PTO

Save the date: Saturday April 18, 2015

Atascadero Junior High PTO will be putting on the First Annual "Color Run 5K". This is a family-fun event that all can enjoy in our community.

Registration: is EASY at our website SplashOfColorFunRunAtascadero.com. You may either register online OR download a registration form and bring it into the school office.


Any Questions? Call Mrs. DeRose in the AJHS office: 462-4360

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AJHS DANCE FOR GRADES 6-8
Friday, March 6th
It's the "Bernie's Big Top Dance".

The PTO can use your help at the dance with chaperoning, ticket sales, and food donations.  Please see the Sign-up Genius link below to volunteer.  Chaperones will need to have Megan's Law and TB clearance.  If you haven't gone into the office with the Megan's Law form and your ID, please do so soon.
www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C4AAAAB2DABFE3-ajhs

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Parent Cafe' Series - Do you ever wonder how to 
talk to your teen about the choices they are making? 
 
NOW is the time 
to start the conversation! 
Join us to learn about different types of risky 
behaviors, tips on how to talk with your teen, 
and community resources available to help 
be an active parent. See the attached flyer. 
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Art Contest - Brush Marks is a juried art show sponsored by the Paso Robles Public Library.  It is open to all North County students, grades 6-12. Students may submit up to two pieces of work (see attached for rules).  Selected art is chosen and hung for display at the Library. There is also a lovely opening gallery night where awards are given to top students in each category. The awards are usually very nice art supplies.  The juror is a professional local artist.

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​Last Chance for Yearbook ​
Baby
​/Toddler/Student ​​Dedications
they​can be purchased for $20 at the office. Please include a baby/toddler/other​ picture of your child and a message (up to 25 words.) As they turn the pages of their yearbook, students love to be surprised by a loving message from their family. DUE DATE for BABY DEDICATIONS is  
February 27th
 You may email pictures to 
 jenniferparham@atasusd.org
​ or ​bring in a picture to be scanned. 
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Track Season is Almost Here - Dates to know. Track practice will begin on March 9th and end on May 9th. Practices are on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:00 to 4:30. Events include: Sprints, Mile, High Jump, Long Jump, Hurdles, and Shot Put. 


Meeting at lunch - Feb. 25 Track meeting during all lunches to collect Hares & Hounds envelopes
March 7 - Kick Off to AJHS Track - Hares & Hounds Fun Run
March 9 - First Practice
Tentative Schedule 
Orange/Blue meet - TBA
April 15 - Templeton,  Laguna and Atascadero meet - TBA
April 25 - Track meet at Templeton
May 2 - Track meet at San Luis Obispo
May 9 - Track meet at Atascadero

If you have questions about track email any of the coaches:
Coach Glenesk - markglenesk@atasusd.org
Coach Downs - kellidowns@atasusd.org
Coach Lunceford - trentlunceford@atasusd.org

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Students, your chance to win an ipod. 
Answer the questions in this scavenger hunt at this link for your chance to WIN!
Presented to you by our County office of Education.
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Dates:

March 7, Saturday, Hares and Hounds 5K
March 16, No School, Teacher Professional Day
April 3, Minimum Day - Students released at 1:20
April 6-10, No School Spring Break.
April 18 - Open House
May 25, No School Memorial Day
June 12, Last Day of School 


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6th Homework Club  is held Monday through Thursday in a credentialed teacher's classroom from 3:00-3:30 p.m.
Mondays- Room 17
Tuesdays- Room 18
Wednesdays- Room 19
Thursdays- Room 20

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7th and 8th Homework Club  
is held Monday through Thursday in a credentialed teacher's classroom from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Mondays- Room 24
Tuesdays- Room 28
Wednesdays- Room 21
Thursdays- Room 39

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