Azalea Middle

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Azalea Middle School Quick Reference for Parents 2016-2017

School Office Hours: 8:30 – 5:00. Student hours are 9:30 – 4:00


Students may arrive on campus after 9:00. All students may receive a free breakfast in the cafeteria. Students who do not ride buses must be on campus by 9:20 to be served.

School lunches. All students will receive free lunch. You do not need to complete an application form. You may still put money on your child’s account for a la carte items such as cookies, chips, pizza, smoothies, etc. Go to: > Departments > Food Service

All concerns should be brought to those closest to the situation, starting with individual teachers, and then followed by the grade level offices. Teacher emails can be found on the school website. If the appropriate staff does not resolve concerns, the matter should be brought to Dr. Lowery’s attention. To get assistance with questions or concerns contact these staff members:

6th grade office:

Clerk: Emma Arend: Ext. 2096,

Guidance Counselor: Latiki Poole, Ext. 2088,

Assistant Principal: Erin Harper, Ext. 2098,

7th grade office:

Clerk: Yolanda Davis: Ext. 2071,

Guidance Counselor: Alison Penna, Ext. 2061,

Assistant Principal: Jason Dudczak, Ext. 2073,

8th grade office:

Clerk: Carol Maston: Ext. 2041,

Guidance Counselor: Julie MacNeal Ext. 2051,

Assistant Principal: Tonya Mitchell, Ext. 2049,


Front Office:

Community Involvement Assistant: Karen Cole, Ext. 2001,

Data Management Technician: Melanie Finkley, Ext. 2008,

Principal’s Secretary: Linda Mu, Ext. 2003,

              Principal: Solomon Lowery, Ext. 2003,

All bullying concerns should be reported at Grade level guidance counselors and assistant principals investigate and respond to every logged incident.

SAC  meets the second Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m.

PTSA meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.


The school website is:

Current Contact Information: It is critical that you maintain current address, email and phone information in Portal. If you need to make a change of email or phone number, log in to Portal > Student Reservations. If you need to make a change of address, please bring proof of address such a utility bill or lease to the school.

Transportation concerns: Ms. Finkley (Ext. 2008) will direct families to the appropriate school or district level individual to resolve concerns.

A/B Day Schedule: A Days are periods 1 through 4. B Days are periods 5 through 8. Every Monday and Wednesday is an A Day and every Tuesday and Thursday is a B Day. Fridays rotate according to the following schedule (Note: more Friday’s are A days because throughout the year, more Mondays are no school days):

Friday rotation

A Day

B Day

Aug. 12

Aug. 19

Aug. 26

Sept. 2

Sept. 9

Sept. 16

Sept. 23

Sept. 30

Oct. 7

Oct. 21

Oct. 14

Nov. 4

Oct. 28

Nov. 18

Nov. 11

Dec. 9

Dec. 2

Jan. 13

Dec. 16

Feb. 3

Jan. 6

Feb. 17

Jan. 20

Mar. 3

Jan. 27

Mar. 31

Feb. 10

Apr. 28

Feb. 24

May 12

Mar. 10


Mar. 24


Apr. 7


Apr. 21


May 5


May 19