Welcome to Ayer-Shirley Regional middle School! This year I shall be teaching you social studies. In particular, world history and ancient CIVILIZATIONS Mr. Sam Elmasri is very excited to work with you

Before the year begins there are a few things that we wanted you to know:

1. We believe in you.

2. We are here for you.

3. You are capable of great things.

4. You are respected

5. You are listened to.

6. You are unique.

7.  You are worth it.

8. We expect great things from you.

9. We will never give up on you.

10. We care about you.

11. Your success is our success. 

12. We are in this together.

13. You are the reason we are here.


We are going to have so much fun this year learning so many new concepts,but it is important to make sure we are always working our hardest!


Mr. Sam Elmasri 


“Educating the mind without educating the heart, is no education at all.”