February 3, 2020
What is Science Bowl?
Science Bowl is a math and science competition which middle and high schoolers participate in, but at ASMS, we run this event.  I am Head Administrator for Science Bowl and I get to send out the letters to schools that want to participate in the event, administer the paperwork needed, keep track of the scores and just make sure the event runs smoothly along with the other Heads.

Being part of the coordination of Science Bowl is really fun since I get to do and see a lot behind the scenes of the competition. Working with the other Heads and Shadows is a great experience. Everyone is there for each other when help is needed, and you get to learn a lot of about teamwork and communication among peers!

Sofia De Los Santos
Head Administrator for ASMS's Science Bowl
ASMS hosted the High School Science Bowl this past weekend.
The winner of Science Bowl was Alabama School of Fine Arts team #2!
Announcements
Me and My Shadow
SGA Officer Elections will be on April 7th. If you would like to shadow any of the SGA Officers please let them know.
The positions are:
Parliamentarian - Joy Buchi
Sergeant in Arms - Marie Naylor
Secretary - Carson Lott
Treasurer - May Jung
Vice-President - Jalexis Edwards
President - Akanksha Rawat
Let the Good Times Roll
The Einstein Hall Staff and Senior Class present the Krewe of Dragons on Saturday, February 8 ! Faculty, staff, and families are invited to join in on the fun as we welcome in the Mardis Gras Season.
3:00 PM - Parade
4:00 PM - Carnival Celebration with food on Bedsole Lawn
4:30 PM - Order of the Myths Documentary
Don't miss the trip of a lifetime!
Mrs. Brewer will be leading an educational tour to  Madrid and Andalusia  for ASMS Special Projects 2021. This trip is open to current ASMS sophomores and juniors who will be returning to ASMS next year. Click here to register, see the itinerary, and cost information. Use ID: Brewer-1824. For more information, reach out to Mrs. Brewer (sbrewer@asms.net).
It's FINALly happening!
View the updated 2019-2020 Winter Term final examination schedule here .
Admissions Deadline
is almost here!

Help spread the word! Know an outstanding high school sophomore or junior? Encourage them to apply to ASMS! The  application for admission deadline  is coming soon on  February 14, 2020 . More information is  available here .
Adventures in Math & Science (AIMS) summer camp

Registration for the  Adventures in Math & Science (AIMS) summer camp  is now LIVE! Don't miss the chance to reserve a spot for your son, daughter, friend, or family member. AIMS is open to students who will be in 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, & 10th grades next academic year. We will offer 3 sessions in June.  Learn more or register here !
Be My Valentine
Students - Key Club is selling Valentines candy grams for $1 . They come with candy and a personalized message of your choice to your friends. Message Noah Clifton (noah.clifton@asms.net) or Zoe Blair (zoe.blair@asms.net) for more details!
Don't Miss the Bus
Parents - The sign up for the bus for Mardi Gras break is now on Campsite . Sign up by Mon., Feb. 17 .
Your Wish is GRANTed
Students, Faculty, and Staff - The Parents’ Association provides enrichment grants to support and enhance the learning experience, improve climate and build a sense of community at ASMS. 
 
The PA is opening a second opportunity to apply for grants this year through the  application form Application deadline is February 15, 2020.  

Questions? E-mail the Grant Committee Chair (David Mercer,  dmercer@gmail.com ) or talk to Vanessa Joly in the library.
School Calendar
Good News
Outstanding Alumnus and Civil Servant: Dr. Ryan Shelby
ASMS Alumnus Dr. Ryan Shelby (class of 2002) is a celebrated engineer, diplomat, and community developer. Dr. Shelby was working for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) when Hurricane Matthew struck and devastated the island of Haiti. For his leadership in rebuilding and revitalizing the island, Dr. Shelby was honored with the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals (Sammies) for National Security and International Affairs.  Read his full story here!
ASMS Celebrates School Founder Ann Bedsole's 90th Birthday
Ann Bedsole is a founder, benefactor, and champion of the ASMS, sponsoring the bill in the State Senate to establish the school. Now, 30 years later, ASMS held a birthday celebration honoring Ms. Bedsole not just for her years of investment in the school but for 90 years of high-impact leadership in the state of Alabama.  Click here to read more !
ASMS students excel in National CyberPatriot Competition
ASMS students have achieved great success at the state level of the national CyberPatriot competition. CyberPatriot is the Air Force Association’s (AFA) National Youth Cyber Education Program. The returning CyberDragon team scored in the top 5% out of over 4000 competing teams.  Read the full story here !
Congrats to our debaters! 4 of our 7 entrants won an award!  Sanjana Mupparaju   won 3rd in Extemporaneous Speaking, and  Anuhska Sikdar  won FIRST.  Marcella Todd  won 3rd in Program of Oral Interpretation, and Desiree Turner won FIRST. Everyone who went did an outstanding job!
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