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Welcome to Albany Options School
AOS is an accredited alternative school serving high school students who have demonstrated a need for a smaller learning environment. The AOS staff works with each student to achieve growth both academically and socially. Responsible behavior, effort in academics, and a positive attitude are part of the instructional goals and overall school experience.
Inclement Weather Procedures
In the event of a delayed start:
- GED program and A & B (Essential Skills) periods will be cancelled.
- Innovative HS and Choices Programs will begin at 10:15 regular start time.
School delay/closure information for the District is available from FlashAlert ( www.flashalert.net/signup ) and from the following radio stations: (KGAL-1580 AM, KRKT-99.9 FM, KSND-95.1 FM-Spanish) and television stations (KATU Chan. 2, KGW Chan. 8, KOIN Chan. 6) usually by 6:30 a.m. The District web site at www.8j.net has the information posted under “Delays/Closures”.
Volunteers still needed for the …
2013 Youth Job Fair
Tuesday, December 17th
The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and Linn County schools need YOU! Be one of 300 volunteers interviewing 1500 high-school seniors at this great event. The Youth Job Fair helps our students gain valuable job interviewing skills and immediate feedback from professionals.
The Youth Job Fair begins at 8:45 AM and ends at 12:45 PM, at Linn-Benton Community College. Interview materials with sample questions will be provided for those helping with mock interviews. Refreshments for interviewers will be provided.
Interested in volunteering, but not with interviews? We can use your help on the day of the Job Fair too! Contact Kimberly Montgomery, at 541.926.1517 for more information or click here for the registration form.
Below are links to a survey regarding the current and future calendars for GAPS schools.
If you would like to take the survey, it will be online until the end of November.
(Parent Survey, English):
(Parent Survey, Spanish):