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All City Cross Country Meet

Posted on: November 3, 2016

What a great first season of middle school Cross Country! Many great things happened for our athletes, and everyone is looking forward to next year’s season.

We are so proud of our students for managing their school work, family obligations, and other extra curricular activities, and still making the time to train after school on a daily basis. Over the course of the year students set and achieved personal goals, learned sportsmanship, and made friends with people they might never have otherwise talked to.

Our final home event, the Albany All City Meet, was attended by all the middle schools in the greater Albany School district. It was the culminating meet of the season for our athletes and many of them set new personal records.

The girls’ race.

North Albany placed first as a team in the girls’ division.

The boys’ race.

The boys placed third. The division was was won by TimberRidge.

We are already looking forward to next season with uniforms, more meets, and improving from this year’s experiences. More information will be available this spring.

First Band Concert

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Last week on Tuesday, October 18 the bands held their first concert. All of our middle school bands performed to a pretty full house. It was a great evening with wonderful music. Here is one piece from each bands’ performance for your enjoyment. It is difficult to express beautiful music with words, so you can experience some of it for yourself.

Then next band concert is scheduled for Tuesday December 6. The fall musical “Elf Jr.” will have 4 performances starting on Thursday, December 8 through Saturday December, 10. The first choir concert will be on Thursday, December 15. The North Albany Jazz Festival is on January 21, 2017.  Hopefully you will be able to join us for a performance or two.

Enjoy the following pieces.

This is the Beginning Band playing “Ode to Joy”.

The Cadet Band playing “Imperium”.

The Varsity Band playing “Shackelford Banks”.

The Jazz Band playing “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B”.

NAMS band students perform first concert this year

Posted on: October 20, 2016

This week, band students at North Albany Middle School performed the first of many concerts this year. The event showcased beginning and advanced student musicians.

North Albany Middle School band programs are directed by Andy Nelson. Upcoming performances at NAMS are listed on the school calendar on the website. For a list of upcoming performances at other GAPS schools, check the school websites.

Photos submitted by Andy Nelson.

PIV Login Information

Posted on: October 5, 2016

If you did not pick up your student’s PIV information at “Back to School Night”, they will be distributed to students on Friday October 7.

The PIV gives real time access to your student’s performance.

Be sure to ask your student for this information.

If you have questions please contact the school.

Share your priorities for a facilities bond at a community forum in October

Posted on: September 28, 2016

The School Board continues to review facility needs for a possible bond proposal for next spring. The District will host a series of community meetings in October to gather input about community priorities, which will help the Board develop a final bond proposal for next May

A proposal could include:

  • Projects to upgrade existing schools for instructional programs
    Safety and security projects
  • Maintenance projects to protect the community’s investments in school buildings
  • New elementary schools to relieve overcrowding and manage growth
  • Reconstruction of buildings that need large-scale repair and renovation

Please join us and share your input. All meetings are planned for 6-7:30 p.m.

  • Oct. 5: Timber Ridge
  • Oct. 12: Oak Grove Elementary
  • Oct. 20: West Albany High School
  • Oct. 26: South Albany High School