School News

Sanitary Tech Tips

March 17, 2020

Let us get this right... even without a worldwide pandemic, technological devices can get very dirty. Along with regularly washing your hands and social distancing remember to clean the surfaces that you touch frequently: your devices. Follow these quick tips for properly taking care of your ASMS devices without damaging them.

  • Softshell cases are to be washed in the washing machine on a gentle cycle and air dry.

  • Hard cases should be wiped with a Clorox disinfectant wipe.

  • Tablet screens and keyboards should be wiped with an isopropyl alcohol wipe until it dries.

UPDATE: URGENT MESSAGE TO ASMS FAMILIES

March 16, 2020

Governor Cuomo has closed all schools in New York State effective Tuesday, March 17th. The ASMS building will be closed starting tomorrow until after spring break, during which time the students will be attending school online. Students have left school today with everything they need to begin their remote learning starting Wednesday morning. This information is also located on a new webpage called the Remote Learning Program page under the Portal menu. We appreciate your support in these challenging times. On behalf of the ASMS staff, we wish your families well.

If you have any questions in the coming days and weeks, please contact Kim Frock at frockkl@tasms.com.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR CHILDREN OF UNITED STEELWORKERS (USW) LOCAL 1000

March 11, 2020

Corning Incorporated CEO, Wendell Weeks and ASMS Academic Head of School, Kim Frock, established the Weeks Family Local 1000 Scholarship for children and grandchildren of members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Union Local 1000. The scholarship will cover the full cost of tuition for up to 2 students in each grade level, 6th through 8th, for the duration of their attendance at the school. It is important to the school and the Weeks family that the children of our Local 1000 members have the opportunity to be part of our school community. The scholarship form is available as part of the school’s admissions application packet given to prospective students and can also be downloaded along with the admissions application on the Admissions page of the ASMS website.  ​

ASMS Student Selected for 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

March 03, 2020

ASMS is thrilled to announce that Victoria, 8th grader,  has been selected as New York’s top Middle-Level Youth Volunteer in the 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is a national recognition program that acknowledges students for outstanding service to others at the local, state, and national levels. As a State Honoree, Victoria will receive a $1,000 scholarship, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C., for national recognition events. Additionally, Victoria has qualified for the President’s Volunteer Service Award, which recognizes citizens of all ages who volunteer significant amounts of their time to their communities. Our hope is that Victoria and other ASMS students inspire others to consider contributing to their community.

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P.O. Box 114

Corning, NY  14830

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The Alternative School for Math & Science

291 East First Street

Corning, NY  14830

The school's main entrance is located on East First Street between Steuben and Columbia Streets.

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