September 2014  
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    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.

Recent News
Monday, September 1, No School - Labor Day celebrated
Mon-Fri, September 8-12, Conference Week. School ends at 1:20 each day.
Monday, October 13, No School - Professional Learning Day

Drama - This year's Fall play will be "Disney's Shrek, Jr. The Musical." Anyone interested in auditioning should attend one of the two audition workshops next week after school, either on Tuesday or Thursday from 3:00-4:30. See Mrs. Kehl for more information. 

Cross Country - offered through the Recreation Department and meets at the AJHS Track. 
Begins on Tuesday, September 2nd at 3:15 after school. Meet at the Junior High Track.
Head Coach: Robyn Schmidt – Collegiate runner at Cal Poly SLO, distance coach in Atascadero for six years.

Who: Youth ages 12-14, boys or girls
What: Cross Country training, racing and camaraderie.
When: From Sept. 2 – October 24, 2014 Tuesdays and Thursdays (with the likelihood of adding 1 to 2 mores days each week)
Time: 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Where: Meet at Atascadero Junior High Track. 
Other information: Registration is through the Atascadero Recreation Department online or at the City Office.

Please Support PTO(Parent Teacher Organization) by becoming a member this year. Join by September 19th to be entered for a chance to win Bernie's Basket which is full of gift cards and prizes. Memberships are available for $10(individual), $50 (the whole family), or $250 (business) and all of the funds raised go directly to our school! It's easy, just fill out the PTO membership form and have your child turn it into his/her homeroom teacher or the office. Thank you.

Girls' Volleyball Tryouts begin next week on Wednesday, September 3rd at 6:15 p.m. in the Gym. For more information talk to Coach Downs. 

Sports Physicals - are scheduled for next week on Wednesday, September 3rd starting at 6:00 p.m. and are $25. Volunteers needed. If you are a Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician's Assistant and can help please let us know. It usually takes about one hour.  Email or call our school nurse, Junee Sherwood, if you can help. Thank you. 462-4360 or 
What's with the AMAZON Link on the school website? - Your Amazon purchases can benefit Atascadero Junior High, and it won’t cost you a penny! Just begin your Amazon shopping by clicking the Amazon button on the AJHS website ( and Amazon will donate 2.4% of your purchase total to AJHS. It really is that simple. Just remember to begin eachAmazon shopping session with the link on the AJHS website. Money earned will go into the Academic Enrichment Fund which supports science labs, Berney’s Book Bin, field trips, Battle of the Books, and much, much more.