AIMS
About Us
Academic Brief

The Arts I.M.P.A.C.T Middle School has a committed teaching staff who believe that children learn differently. Through the use of arts in academics students are provided the opportunity to learn in a way that is meaningful to them. The results of this teaching approach are that our students have some of the highest scores on the Ohio Achievement Assessment in the district.


AIMS students are frequently given arts experiences and performance opportunities in the community. Also available are chances for interaction with a variety of outstanding artists and performers.



Academic Links


Academic Support

Project Mentor, Big Brothers-Big Sisters, READ 180, Grade level tutoring, Short Stop Teen Center. I know I CAN.



Clubs

Chess club, Math Counts



Community Partnerships

Short Stop Teen Center, The King Arts Complex, The Ohio State University, Wexner Center for the Arts, Davis Discovery Center



Curriculum

English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Spanish, French, Japanese, Art, Vocal and Instrumental music (traditional instrumental, and strings), Physical Education, Dance, Drama,Computer Technology, Special Needs and Gifted & Talented programs.



Dress Code:

Dress for Success!


BOTTOMS: Solid black business casual or uniform pants, skirts, or shorts. Must be sized to fit at the waist, shorts and skirts must be knee length. Girls may also wear capri pants in the same color. NO DENIM.


TOPS: White polo shirt (no prints or designs) short or long sleeved, sized to fit. During colder weather students may wear solid black or white sweaters over collared shirts.


At no time will students be permited to wear any kind of jackets, sweatshirts, hoodies (even attached to sweaters/shirts) in the classroom. No sleeveless shirts or tank tops, no T-shirts.


SHOES: Students should wear comfortable shoes. No flip flops, shower shoes, house slippers, sandals.



Fun Activities:

Hands on project based learning, performances in the arts, educational field trips and assemblies, and PTA sponsored social events. Math Counts, Chess Club, Power of the Pen, Drama Club,co-ed soccer and track, girl’s volleyball, boy’s and girl’s basketball, 6th Grade Gold Card Club.


The drama and music departments collaborate to produce a spring musical.



Homework Information

Literature books for each grade level can be found online at www.pearsonsuccessnet.com


username is your students school id number the password is your students birthdate (no slashes or dashes)


Students can find Math homework help at www.classzone.com



Hours of Operation:

7:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.




Lunch Menu:



Mascot:

Panthers




Mission Statement:
"Each student is highly educated, prepared for leadership and service, and empowered for success as a citizen in a global community."



Parent Involvement

Parent Teacher Association, Parent Consultant and Volunteers


Parents are always welcome at A.I.M.S.



Principal:


School Colors:

Black/White




School Motto:

Be Safe. Be Respectful. Be Responsible.



Teacher Contact Information


Vision Statement

Every AIMS student will develop to their fullest potential as an artist, creative thinker, and independent lifelong learner.

Principal - Dr. Leon Leavell
614.365.5558  |   680 Jack Gibbs Blvd Columbus, OH 43215
aims@columbus.k12.oh.us
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