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Where Success Is a Tradition

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Purple Pride
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Actvities
View our Activities page to find schedules, team and club information, and more!
 
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Arts Theatre
performing arts theatre
BEAT
Find out about our fine arts events and Blattner Energy Arts Theatre shows.
Community Center
community center

BECC
Visit the BECC page under Community Ed to find information about membership and hours for the Community Center.

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By the Numbers

15:1

Student to Teacher Ratio

96.9%

Graduation Rate

81%

Community Support

In August 2015 our building referendum passed with an overwhelming 81% Yes vote.

40+

Student Organizations

80%

Student Participation in Activities

50%+

Teachers with Master's Degree or Higher

43

College Credits Offered

31

Business Partnerships

Local businesses work with our district to offer internships annually.

71.4%

Math

Percent of Albany Area students proficient in math as measured by the MCA Math test; the state's rate of proficiency is 55%

68.5%

Reading

Percent of Albany Area students proficient in reading as measured by the MCA Reading test; the state's rate of proficiency is 59.2%

 

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District News

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Students with trash collected

Students in high school are now participating in CCR (College and Career Readiness) days. Many students took advantage of the nice weather to join service projects that benefitted our communities.

High school students recently took part in service learning projects as part of new college and career readiness days or CCR. Each quarter, students in grades 9-12 will participate in service learning and attend sessions having to do with real life skills. Some sessions students attended in late October included Communication, Social Media Damage Control, Credit Cards 101, College Application workshop, and more.

A big highlight of the day were the service learning projects. Students cleaned up the school grounds, vans, and buses, helped clean the Wobegon Trail, North Park, and other smaller venues.

"I have to say, I was so impressed with my crew cleaning up the Wobegon Trail. Devin and Mitchell got after it! They were crossing creeks, crashing through the woods, and working for trash that had blown into highly inconvenient areas. They were some dedicated kiddos to picking up trash and both had wet feet by the time we made it back to school! In fact, they were so excited about picking up the largest pieces of trash that they requested a picture with it!"
- Jen Hiltner, English teacher and Yearbook advisor.

Students with trash collected

Also, pictured below are Aaron, Dylan, Cameron, and Peyton who coordinated their own service project. They cut, split, and stacked wood for Aaron's grandmother, who is unable to perform those necessary duties herself. 

The next CCR day will take place in January.

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Teachers honored at LEEA Banquet

Four staff members of AAS were honored at the Resource Training Leadership in Educational Excellence Award Banquet last month.

Staff members of Albany Area Schools were honored for all of their hard work and dedication to our students and district at the LEEA banquet last month. These teachers were nominated by their colleagues for the award, which is given out to four staff members each year.

Teachers honored at LEEA Banquet

Pictured: High school principal Tim Wege, Albany Elementary music teacher Ross Resley, Albany Elementary Speech/Language Pathologist Sue Noska, Albany Middle & High school art teacher Sarah Mendoza, Albany Middle & High school health/phy. ed teacher Dan Anderson, and middle school principal Paul Conrad.

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