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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.  Please check back often as we are continuously updating our calendar! 

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Calendar of Events

Candy Fundraiser

Thank you so much to all of the students and their families that have participated in our school wide candy fundraiser.  Please remember that all money is due back to the school by September 16, 2019.  Please have your student turn in their money to their homeroom teachers.  Thank you!

FFA Interest Meeting

There will be an FFA interest meeting for students on August 29, 2019 after school from 3pm-5pm.  Students need to see Ms. Parr to pick up a permission slip if they are interested in being a part of FFA this school year.  There will be activity buses running for students who need transportation.  If you are picking your student up, please be promplty here at 5 pm.  

Back to School Dance

AMS will be hosting the Back to School Dance on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 2:45-4:45 pm.  The cost is $3 and permission forms will be sent home on August 28.  The following guidlines will be followed for all AMS dances this year:

Volleyball Team Pictures

Volleyball team pictures will be on Wednesday, Septemeber 4, 2019 at 3:15 pm, before the home volleyball game that night.  Flyers for pictures are being sent home on 8/20/19 and there are extras in the office.  Please bring order form and money to the photographer on 9/4/19.  If you have any questions please email Mr. Kurko at


AMS Open House 8/8/19 from 1-7 pm

Amherst Middle School will host an Open House on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 1 pm - 7 pm at Amherst Middle School.  Please join us to get your schedule, meet your teachers, fill out the paperwork online, gain access to Parent Portal, talk to our PTO, receive transportation information, recieve your AMS agenda, get your locker set up, and much more!  We look forward to seeing you on August 8th!!

6th Grade Transition Day

Our 6th Grade students are invited to attend the 6th grade transition day on August 13, 2019.  Please see the letter attached for more information!

2019 Volleyball Tryouts

Amherst Middle School will be holding volleyball tryouts for any 6-8 grade female students that would like to play volleyball this season.  Tryouts will take place August 14 - August 16 from 3- 5 pm after school.  There will be activity buses running on the 14th and 15th, and you will need to provide tranportation on the 16th.  Students must have a VHSL physical completed prior to tryouts and a copy must be turned into the school Athletic Director (Mr.

2019-2020 School Supply Lists

Amherst Middle Sports Awards Banquet

Amherst Middle School will hold its annual Sports Awards Banquet for the 2018-2019 school year on Wednesday, May 1st at 6:30 pm in the middle school auditorium.  We will be recognizing all student-athletes who participated in volleyball, boys' and girls' basketball, soccer, and archery here at AMS.  We will have an awards banquet followed by cake and light refreshments in the cafeteria.  Hope to see you there!!


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