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6th Grade/Sports Physicals

KDMC will be conducting healthy child and sports physicals for new 6th grade students and athletes on August 1st and August 5th from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm at Ashland Middle School.  Appointments are available on a walk-in basis or you may call 408-8921 and schedule a time.  A parent must be present to sign the consent form.


SCHEDULE DISTRIBUTION- Students may pick up class schedules at AMS on August 6th, between the hours of 10:00 am and 6:00 pm. Sixth graders may pick up your schedules in the gym; 7th graders in the cafeteria; 8th graders in the auditorium. Parents/Guardians must be present for students to get schedules.

EXPRESS LANE- Don't want fill out lots of paperwork and wait in line on August 6? Get your paperwork ahead of time and use our express lane. Packets may be picked up in the AMS office between July 24 and August 5. The office will be open from 8:00 until 3:00 each day. Simply pick up the paperwork, take it home and complete it, then move through our express lane on August 6. THIS WILL SIGNIFICANTLY CUT DOWN YOUR WAIT TIME ON AUGUST 6.

BACK TO SCHOOL BOOTCAMP- For 6th graders and any new 7th/8th grader. You many choose ONE of the following sessions: 9:00 until 12:00 pm OR 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Students will get to meet some of their teachers, review the AMS handbook, receive a tour of the school, and receive other information about AMS.

ACADEMIC TEAM INFO- Quick recall practice resumes on July 15. If you are interested in being on the Academic Team this year, but haven’t been involved yet, plan to show up between 5:30- 6:30 to get some info.

6th/7th GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS- Monday, July 15 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. You must have a completed KHSAA physical in order to tryout. The KHSAA physical form may be printed from our AMS website.

SUPPLY LISTS- General supply lists are posted to our website. Team lists will be available with your child's schedule.

First day of school for all students is August 14th.

Summer Feed Program 2019 Summer Feed Logo

The Ashland Independent School District is excited to announce our participation in the Kentucky Summer Food Program!  The Summer Food Program provides free meals to children and teens 18 years and under.  The program kicks off on Monday, June 3rd and concludes on Friday, August 8, 2019.  Crabbe Elementary will be the primary location open all summer.  Crabbe will serve breakfast from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and lunch from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Hager Elementary and Ashland Middle School will also provide meals at various times throughout the summer.  The CAT-Mobile will also take to the road on June 3rd and make stops throughout the city of Ashland until July 31, 2019. 

We encourage our families to take advantage of the 2019 Summer Food Program.  For additional information regarding specific dates for each location, meal service times, menus, and the CAT-Mobile schedule, please access the links below.    

If you have questions concerning the program, please contact Linda Calhoun at 327-2706.  Thank you and have a wonderful summer break!

AMS Back to School Event

All incoming 6th graders and NEW 7th and 8th students are invited to Ashland Middle School on August 5, 2019. Students will select from one of two sessions (9 am -12 pm or 1 pm - 4 pm).  Students will meet some of their teachers, go over the AMS handbook, receive a tour of the school, learn organizational skills, receive information about Remind, Homework Hotline and use of Chrome Books, walk your schedule, and much more helpful information. A light snack will be provided during  the event. Parents are encouraged to attend, but it is not a requirement.  Transportation will not be provided. General schedule pick up will be on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

AMS Back to School Event Flyer