Newsworthy Announcements

Newsworthy Announcements

2016-2017 News


Alston Middle Teacher Traveling Abroad

Article about Mr. Woods being selected as one of 3 Americans to study in Japan.


AMS 8th grader selected by Piccolo Spoleto

Ashlyn Dunn, an 8th grade student at Alston Middle School, has been selected to participate in this year’s Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto Program. 


The goal of Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto series is to provide artistically talented youth of South Carolina with a high profile performance venue that recognizes their exceptional talent.


Ashlyn will read selections of her creative writing during the 2017 Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, SC, on June 9th at 4pm at St. Matthews Lutheran Church Auditorium, which is located in downtown Charleston on the corner of King and Vanderhorst Street across from Marion Square.


The selection process was arduous with a large number of talented young people auditioning.  We are very proud of Ashlyn’s creative accomplishment! 


Teacher Recognized for Mental Floss' Platypus Award


Article about Mr. Woods being nationally recognized as one of the 10 superstar teachers in America








2015-2016 News


Opera Event

Article about the last opera of the 2015-2016 season



Behind the Apple

Article about Adam Weiner (theater)


Alston Middle Geography Bee Winner

Congratulations to David Galvez for qualifying for the state geography bee


Local Teacher Receives National Recognition

Article about Mr. Woods being recognized nationally for integrating global perspectives in the classroom


Stinging at the Geography Bee

Congratulations to our Geography School Bee winners 


Growing the Opera Program

Article about the MET opera program flourishing in DD2


Peace Poster Winners

Congratulations to Jamie Cuttino and Owen Beck


Behind the Apple

Article about Amanda Detrich


Remembering Soliders
Article about Mr. Woods in Europe working on a project involving American World War II cemeteries overseas




2014-2015 News


International Coffee Hour
Article about students interacting with people from more than 14 counties and cultures around the world

Globe Trotting Teacher
Article about Mr. Woods being selected by the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia

Stinging at the Geography Bee
Congratulations to our Geography Bee winners

DAR Selects Outstanding History Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Pren Woods

Fit-Friendly Worksite
The American Heart Association has given AMS the Gold Achievement award for being a Fit-Friendly Worksite.

Behind the Apple
Article about AJ Glover (8th grade social studies)

Summerville Journal Scene's 2014 Women to Watch
Congratulations to Gayna McNeish!

Kids Talk Capitalism
article about Mr. Woods' class at the Summerville Farmer's Market

Birthday Girl Raises Money
article about 8th grader Mary Bey

DD2 Educators Travel to China
article about Gayna McNeish's travels to teach in China

Alston Teacher to Participate in STEM Fellowship
article about Lara Hayes at the Siemens STEM Academy