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The Scholastic Book Fair is Here!

The Book Fair will be open until October 4th.  Consider logging in here and setting up an e-wallet.  It's fast and easy and your child will only need to let Mrs Brooks know that one has been set up and then start shopping! 

School Pictures

School pictures will take place tomorrow Spetember 26, 2019.  Please remember your picture form tomorrow!

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.

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