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New At-Home Learning Opportunities 4/17/2020

The distribution of the "New At-Home Learning Opportunities" is scheduled for Friday, April 17, 2020 at Amherst Middle School from 10 am - 12 pm .  The students will need to bring back the previously distributed flashdrives and they will receive a new flash drive.  These materials will also be available on-line, just like the other learning opportunities have been available.  On the new flash drives there will be 5 weeks of new learning lessons along with a culminating assessment/activity during the 6th week.  During this time, April 20 through May 29, your teachers will be contacting you w

Amherst Middle School At-Home Learning Plans & Tech Support

These are the links that will take you to our at-home learning plans for Amherst Middle School.  These learning opportunities will take you through April 10, 2020. 

NEW FLASH DRIVES AVAILABLE on Friday, March 27, 2020.  We are asking that you please return the old flash drive before you pick up a new one.  We will then be able to recycle those flash drives to upload more material for the remainder of the year.  Pick up times are from 10 am -12 pm on Friday at AMS.  Also, you may check out a Chromebook at this time if you have not already done so.  

ACPS COVID-19 Information

We wanted to provide a link to the Amherst County Public Schools COVID-19 information page.  Within this link you will be able to find information about meal distribution, the at home learning plans, VHSL athletic information, frequently asked questions, and much more.  Please contact AMS if you have any questions at 434-946-0691.


AMS Calendar of Events

Please see our calendar of events under the "AMS Info" heading on our home page on the left hand side of the screen.  Find "Calendar of Events," click on that link, and you will see all of the events scheduled for our students and school.  Also, check out the "AMS LIVE - Videos" tab under "Find it Here" for daily announcements!  

Or click here:

Calendar of Events                                             AMS Live Videos

Student Internet Access survey

Student Internet Access survey - For ACPS Students Only

Student Showcase Rescheduled

The student showcase of talents has been rescheduled for March 19th, 2020 at 6pm.  Please contact AMS if you have any questions or concerns. 

Soccer Tryouts

Soccer tryouts will begin Tuesday, February 18th and will end on Thursday, February 20th.  Students that would like to tryout need an up-to-date VHSL physical to be able to particpate.  VHSL physical forms are available in our office and on our website.  Tryouts will be from 3-5 pm on those days and there will be activity buses available.  Please contact Coach Thompson at if you have any questions. 



AMS Presents Kuumba Dance and Drum Ensemble

Please join us on Monday, February 24th, 2020 at 7 pm in the auditorium for a special presentation.  The Kuumba Dance and Drum Ensemble will be performing, and the AMS singing Cougars will open up their performance.  They will bring traditional African music and dance to AMS.  This is sure to be an exciting night and we hope to see you there!

Central High School Basketball Team Recognition

Please join us on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 at 5 pm to celebrate and recognize the 1962, 1965, and 1969 CHS Region Champion Basketball Teams.  We will recognize these teams at halftime of the girls basketball game.  We hope to see you here!



Soccer Conditioning

Soccer conditioning will be held on Monday’s and Thursday’s from 3-5 at AMS starting this Monday (1/6/20). Students must have a current VHSL physical to participate. Students should be prepared to run both inside and outside any time they come to conditioning.  Soccer tryouts will take place in the middle of February, these dates will be determined soon. 




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