Amherst Middle School in Amherst, VA is pictured. Amherst Middle School in Amherst, VA is pictured.

OPEN HOUSE

The beginning of the school year is quickly approaching!  Our school Open House will take place on August 16th from 1:00 pm- 7:00 pm.  Please come see us during this time to get your schedule for the school year, meet your teachers, get your locker (and figure out how to work it), receive bus information, and tour the school. 

We will also have our PTO here to answer questions or help you become a part of AMS PTO!!

We are so excited for the new year and can't wait to see you here on 8/16/18!

Tdap Immunization for 6th Grade Students

Virginia law requires that all students entering sixth grade have a Tdap booster immunization prior to entry into school. Additionally, all new students enrolling in grades seven, eight, and nine must have had the Tdap booster prior to the start of school. Parents should consult with their health provider or the local health department if they have questions.

Supply Lists 2018-19

The 2018-2019 school year is just around the corner.  Here are the documents with the supply list information for Amherst Middle School for the 2018-2019 school year.  We are excited for the start of the school year, so get your shopping in to be prepared for school. 

Volleyball Tryouts

It is hard to believe that the beginning of Volleyball season is almost here!  Volleyball tryouts will take place at Amherst Middle School in the gym on the following dates and times:

Summer School 2018

Summer school information for our program this summer:

  • Will take place at Central Elementary School
  • One week long: July 30 - August 3.
  • Hours: 8 AM -2:30 PM each day.
  • Reading and Math Intervention along with some flex time and Recess/PE time. 
  • Transportation will be in contact with you about pick up and drop off locations and times soon.
  • We will be hosting the rising 6, 7, 8, and 9 graders and a bridge mathematics program. 

Supplies Needed:

Central Virginia Regional Science Fair Challenge Winners

 

The Central VA Regional Science Fair steering committee announces the 2018 Science Fair Challenge winners. The annual event held on May 8, was hosted by Randolph College. There were sixty-four  6th-8th grade participants who were local school winners  advancing to the regional event.

Grand Physical Sciences Winner- Daniel DeChant, Amherst Middle School 

Grand Biological Sciences Winner- Justin Kim, Forest Middle School

THE SHOW MUST GO ON -STUDENT TALENT SHOW 4/19/18

THE SHOW MUST GO ON...AND IT DID!

Check out our telented AMS Cougars in this year 2018 Talent Show on YouTube!

School-wide Science Fair Winners

UPDATE - The following AMS students are to be congratulated for placing in the District Science Fair held at Randolph College on March 27.  These students' projects will go on to the Regional Science Fair on May 10th. 

1st Place - Daniel DeChant

3rd Place - Grace Hochstein

STUDENTS PERFORM AT FAIRMONT CROSSING

STUDENTS PERFORM AT FAIRMONT CROSSING

School-Wide Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to Dee Scruggs(7th grade) for winning the School-wide Spelling Bee for 2018.

Tuck Johnson (6th grade) is the alternate.   

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