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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

Box Top Challenge

Box Top Challenge starting on Monday, January 14th and going through Monday, February 25th. 

This challenge will work the following way:

The students will earn a ticket for every 25 Box Tops that they turn in.  It will be the student's responsibility to bring their box tops in a Ziploc bag or envelope with their FULL NAME on the bag and turn this in to their homeroom teacher. 

The tickets will be placed into a container for a chance to win one of the following prizes:

$ 25 Gift Card to Walmart

$ 25 Gift Card to Jump

Soccer Conditioning Days

Soccer conditioning will take place at AMS from 3-5 pm on Monday's and Thursday's beginning Monday, January 7th.  Students must have a current VHSL physical on file or they must bring it with them to be able to particpate.  Physical forms can be picked up in the main office.  Any questions please email Mr. Thompson at djthompson@amherst.k12.va.us

 

Tryouts are to be determined and will be posted soon. 

Ag Science Fruit Pickup

Ag. Science Fruit Sale Pickup dates:  

  • Friday, December 7th from 3:15-5:15  
  • Monday, December 10th from 3:15-4:15.

Community Forums

This year ACPS will begin a Long Range Planning Process and Dr. Arnold would like to hear from as many community members as possible.  We will be hosting two community forums to seek this input: November 29, 2018 @ Monelison Middle School 6:30 pm and December 4, 2018 @ Amherst Middle School 6:30 pm.  We have attached the Facebook Post that will be used.  Hope to see you all there to express your input in our planning process!

Box Top Collection Winners!

Our PTO had an incentive for the students to bring in Box Tops over the past month and we drew for the prizes today!  The winners are as follows:

Box Top Winners:

 

Mary Kay Products: Isabella Bryant

Papa John's Pizzas: Gavin Tomlin and Seth Johnson

Pool Float: Erin Coleman

Water Bottle: Kenneth Lloyd

University of Lynchburg Hoodie:  Joshua Lloyd

University of Lynchburg T-shirt: Taylor Smith

Frogg Toggs towel: AJ Bryant

Putt-Putt Fun Center Package: Nathan McMurray

Buffalo Wild Wings Gift Card:  Mason Drummond

PTO Fan Cloth Fundraiser

Our PTO has a Fan Cloth fundraiser happening now!  The website and magazine will be open to order from October 17-November 16, 2018.  Students will be receiving a magazine to make orders from or you can go to the following website to order:

http://shop.fancloth.com/24521/433324

**Once you go to your cart to place your order please enter your student's name and then press "Enter" so your student can receive the credits toward getting free gear!**

PTO Meeting 11/8 at 6pm

First PTO meeting will be Thursday,November 8,  2018, at 6 pm at AMS in the library.  We look forward to seeing you there to help build our PTO community and make AMS an even better place for our students to learn.  

Afternoon Car Rider Pickup

Afternoon Car-rider Parents:

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.

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