AMS students participated and earned many awards in various competitions such as RAZA Development Fund Essay contest, Readers Digest National Word Power challenge, Language Fair, Southern Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Fair, and Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
Click on the links below to see the academic awards won by AMS students over the school years:
Harley Todd 9th grade Third Place Arizona State
Narce Enriquez 11th grade Third Place Arizona State
Brian Lash 12th grade Arizona State Champion
3rd Place Award earned by fifth grader Graciela Orozco. Project: The Effect of Temperature on Crystal Growth. Teacher - Mr. Steven Mueller
1st Place Award earned by Mizraim Valle and Sharon Valle. Project: Electrical Motors. Teacher - Mrs. Kathy Hartley
1st Place Award earned by Maria Lipets and Jazmin Stach (6th grade). Project: DC Electrical Motors. Teacher - Mrs. Kathy Hartley
Miguel Cordova Marrufo - finalist in the category of Poetry
Melissa Carrillo 2012 Grand Prize winner in the category of Poetry
2nd Place: Harley Todd
3rd Place: Sarina Ellis
Amanda Keen 9th grade Arizona State Champion
Brian Lash 10th grade Arizona State Champion
7th Grade Team State Champions: Alexis Moore, Harley Todd, David Arutyunyants, and Ian Cutlip
8th Grade Team State Champions: Austin Castle, Jordan Bruckmeier, Roberto Lee, and Raymundo Solis
9th Grade Team State Champions: Amanda Keen, Christina Spafford, and Eduardo Garcia
Evelina Kadimova, 4th grade - outstanding performance, 1st place in Russian Poetry contest, Elementary category.
1st Place Grand Award earned by Second Grade Class. Project: Magical Life Savers. Teacher - Ms. Jessica Salo.
1st Place Grand Award earned by Reanna Lee and Karisma Webber (6th Grade). Project: The Affect of Light on Fish Activity. This project also earned an Honorable Mention from the Southern AZ Section of the International Dark Skies Association.
2nd Place Grand Award earned by Third Grade Class. Project: The power of Levers. Teacher - Mrs. Hartley, Science Enrichment class
1st Place award earned by Maria Lipetz (4th grade) from Southwest Gas. Project: Static Electricity.
Pentathlon 1st place
Raymundo Solis, Austin Castle, Luke Myers and Calvin Clover*
Ecology 2nd place
Austin Castle and Raymundo Solis*
Battery Buggy 3rd place
Luke Myers and Leo Solis*
Can't Judge a Powder 5th place
Austin Castle and Raymundo Solis*
Road Scholar 7th place
Luke Myers and Leo Solis *
Dynamic Planet 9th place
Tyler Debose and Adrian Nevarez
Anatomy 10th place
Calvin Clover and Tyler Debose
We also competed in Write It Do It where we came in 12th, the boys realized that penmanship counts when the doer couldn't read the writer's instructions.
Congratulations to AMS Sixth Graders, Tika Arnold and Aneth Raya, who won awards for their essays entered in the RAZA Development Fund. Their teacher, Mrs. Spoon, was also honored.
Congratulations to Frankie Orozco for winning second place in the Southern Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Fair competition.
Thanks to all those who participated in the Southern Arizona Language Fair at the University of Arizona. Congratulations to the following AMS winners:
·Chaska Arnold - 10th Grade - Absolute Score in Spanish poetry recital, Jury's Congratulations
·Tika Arnold - 6th Grade - Invitation to participate the next year
·Dima Belianin - 3rd Grade - Outstanding performance in Russian poetry recital
·Evelyna Kadimova - 3rd Grade - Outstanding performance in Russian poetry recital and special prize for the high school long poem
·Sasha Pichugina - KG - Outstanding performance in Russian poetry recital and special prize for the high school long poem and artistic recital
This competition was organized by the University of Arizona. More that 1000 participants competed.
Art 2D contest: 1st place
Poster contest: 2nd place
French poetry contest: one “Outstanding” prize, High School category
Russian poetry contest: one “Outstanding” prize, High School category
Russian poetry contest: three “Outstanding” prizes, Elementary School category
Russian poetry contest: one “Excelling” prize, Elementary School category
Oral Proficiency in Russian contest: one “Outstanding” prize, High School category
SciEnTeK-12 Foundation - 1st place Elementary School award for AMS Kindergarten. The AMS Kindergarten team was the only Kindergarten team participating in the elementary schools category this year.
SciEnTeK-12 Foundation 2nd place middle school award
SciEnTeK-12 Foundation 3rd place high school physical sciences award
SciEnTeK-12 Foundation 3rd place high school social and behavioral sciences award
Psychological Association of Arizona award
1st place - 2nd place - 3d place – all won by AMS High School students.
March 15, 2008 - April 28, 2008
Three AMS art works were selected and displayed for six weeks at the Pima County Main Library.
AMS student art work was selected for the advertisement artwork of the exhibition poster. This poster is still displayed at the official Web site of the Pima County Main Library.
Each year, art teachers from Pima County high schools and charter schools are invited to select up to five pieces of their students' work to submit for display. This year AMS students competed with 64 other student entries from 19 teachers at 13 Tucson schools.
AMS team participated in this international competition sponsored by the Oracle Education Foundation, a California non-profit corporation.
Thirty five AMS elementary, middle and high school students participated in the Southern Arizona Science Fair.
Students took home a total of 6 awards.
Achievements: One student was selected to attend the International Level Competition
Three students advanced to the state level
One student made it to the second round of the regional spelling bee
Sixteen students participated in this competition.
SciEnTeK-12 Foundation - 3rd Place, 5th Grade Life Science Individual
SciEnTeK-12 Foundation - 3rd Place, 5th Grade Physical Science Individual
SciEnTeK-12 Foundation - 3rd Place, 7th Grade Astronomy/Physical Science Individual
SciEnTeK-12 Foundation - 2nd Place, 8th Grade Life Science Team
SciEnTeK-12 Foundation - 1st Place, High School Mathematics Individual
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Award
Mu Alpha Theta Award
Raytheon Award of Excellence
Southwest Gas Corporation High School Award
US Army Honorable Mention
US Navy / Marine Corps Junior Award
One Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Individual Finalist
Achievements: Three students were invited to attend the University of Arizona’s junior high school Summer Math Camp (16 students are annually selected from applicants nationwide)
Five students participated in the 6th grade annual AATM math competition
Eight students attended the annual Math Counts competition, competing against Tucson schools
Achievements: 1 student was one of three finalists
3rd place at the regional level