Alton Memorial Jr. High School

MCISD Vision Statement..."I will graduate from high school equipped to excel in the college and career of my choice, dominate 21st century skills in leadership, knowledge, language, and technology to compete in a global economy and serve as a successful citizen in my community."

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Upcoming Events

First Day of 2017-2018 School Year
Date: 8/28/2017
Labor Day Holiday
Date: 9/4/2017
Fall Break
Date: 11/20/2017

Alton Memorial Yearbook

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Principal's Message

As a new year starts, excitement is in the air! Alton Memorial Junior High School is preparing to begin the Year of the Falcon. In prior years, we have had great success stories; but, this is the year that Falcons will truly soar high above everyone else. We challenge our students to excel in academics, sports, band, UIL, etc. Our expectation is for all students to excel in their classes and to master the STAAR exams. Students at Alton Memorial Jr. High need to be positive role models by participating in extracurricular activities throughout the year. Falcons will need to be well-disciplined and be ready to meet the academic challenge. Are you ready for the challenge! Go Falcons!

Ms. S. Garcia
sgarci21@mcisd.org

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Teacher of the Year 2015-2016

Teacher of the Year 2015-2016

Ms. Rodriguez as teacher of the year
Congratulations to Ms. Jennifer Rodriguez for being selected Alton Memorial Jr. High’s Campus Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017

Congratulations to Ms. Jennifer Rodriguez on being selected District Secondary Teacher of the Year!!!

She deserves this huge honor! Ms. Rodriguez has done so much for our students, our teachers, and our school!

That's SIX District Teachers of the Year from our school! We truly have the Best and most OUTSTANDING teachers in all the district!

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Preparing Students for College, Careers and Life

AMJH UIL students who advanced to TMSCA State Competition
2017 TMSCA State qualifiers
2017 Mighty Robo-Rangers who advanced to FRC World Robotics
AMJH Mighty Robo-Rangers who advanced to 2017 FRC World Robotics
TMSCA Championship meet
TMSCA State Championship Meet @ UTSA
TMSCA Trip @ River Center Mall S.A.
River Center Mall at San Antonio, TX
Robo-Rangers 2017 Advancce to World Competition
Robo Rangers 2017 Advance to World Competition
AMJH students at Harvest to Harvard Conference
Harvest to Harvard Conference
2017 Boys Choir 1st place in sweepstakes
Alton Memorial 2017 Boys Choir place 1st in sweepstakes.
Student enjoys audiobook.
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss.
Happy Birthday, Dr Seuss!
AMJH wins 2nd place at Battle of the Bluebonnets.
Battle of the Bluebonnet Books 2017 -- 2nd Place WINNERS!!!
Junio Officers get recognized at Board Meeting.
Junior Officers Recognized by MCISD School Board
Hour of Code
Hour of Code 2016
Junior Oficers are trained for CPR
Junior Officers CPR Training
Mock Elections at AMJH
Mock Elections @ AMJHS 2016
Bus Evacuation Training at AMJH
Bus Evacuation Training 2016
Homecoming King and Queen 2016
Football Team win District Champs
District Champs 2016
Cheerleaders at football game.
Let's Hear It For Our Falcons!
6th graders enjoy a fruit skewer.
AR Celebration
Teen Trendsetters read to students at Cavazos Elem.
Teen Trendsetters at Cavazos Elem.
Robo-Rangers win at HESTEC.
Robo-Rangers @ HESTEC
Students enjoying free time wiht a book at the LRC.
Hangout at the LRC.

News and Announcements

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Mission Reads

“MyOn Reader is an on-line digital library from Capstone books. Our students have access to over 1700 books online anytime, anywhere! These books are in full color and the students may choose to have them read to them or read them alone.”

Online Registration is NOW available!

Please remember that you have to complete the online registration in order for you children to receive a class schedule or teacher assignment. If you need assistance requesting a personal email or parent portal account please contact us at 323-5000

Robo-Rangers @ HESTEC

Robo Rangers win at HESTEC

We are very proud to announce that we are "Unlocking Dreams" here at Alton Memorial Jr. High. Yesterday we competed at the annual UTRGV - Hispanic Engineering, Science, and Technology (HESTEC) Robotics Day Competition at the Texas Southmost College Campus - Jacob Brown Auditorium in Brownsville, TX. We are excited to announce that our Alton Memorial Jr. High Green ROBO-RANGERS were crowned the 2016 HESTEC Robotics Day - "Grand Champions." This was another stellar performance and was four years in the making after a 2013 - Final Four finish, 2014 - 3rd Place Overall finish, and in 2015 - 3rd Place Overall finish.

Each year, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) releases accountability ratings for schools and districts, as well as some additional honors that schools can earn called Distinctions.

AMJH receives 4 stars from TEA

Each year, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) releases accountability ratings for schools and districts, as well as some additional honors that schools can earn called Distinctions.
Junior high schools can earn a total of 7 distinctions in: academic achievement in Reading/ELA, academic achievement in Math, academic achievement in Science, academic achievement in Social Studies, top 25% student progress, top 25% closing performance gaps, and postsecondary readiness.
Our school, AMJHS, received 4 distinctions.
-Craig Verley

AMJHS Dress Code

Monday--Uniform Polo Shirt
Tuesday--Uniform Polo Shirt
Wednesday--AMJHS Club Shirt or Uniform Polo Shirt
Thursday--Team Shirt or 6-Star Distinction Shirt or Uniform Polo
Friday--Orange-No Bully Shirt or Uniform Polo Shirt
*Athletes may wear their school jerseys only on game days.

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