**Dress up days are in Blue**
This year, students will take tests called Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) by the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA). We give students MAP tests to determine their instructional level, reading level, and to measure academic growth throughout the school year in the areas of Reading, Language, and Math.
A-C Central Band Booster is having a Fried Chicken Buffet dinner at Hollywood’s on Thursday, December 1st from 4-7:30PM. Meals are $9 plus tax with drinks not included. Desserts will also be available. Fifty percent of the money raised will go towards the Chicago trip the band is taking in June 2017.
Ashland, IL – September 12, 2016 —The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded A-C Central Schools a $3,000 grant to support youth literacy. This local grant is part of $4.5 million in youth literacy grants awarded to approximately 1,000 organizations across the 43 states that Dollar General serves. Given at the beginning of the academic school year, these grants are aimed at supporting teachers, schools, and organizations with resources to strengthen and enhance literacy instruction.