Astoria Middle School registration dates are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24 for eighth grade students and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25 for all seventh grade students.
The first day of school is Sept. 7 for seventh graders only. Eighth grade begins on Wednesday, Sept. 8.
Keith Neal, who was Capt. Robert Gray Elementary's principal last year, is the new AMS principal.
The former principal, Bob Roth, retired at the end of the 2003-04 year.