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Locker Belonging Pick Up 4/8/2020

Amherst Middle School At-Home Learning Plans and Teacher Meeting Schedules

This is the link that will take you to our at-home learning plans for ACPS.  These learning opportunities will take you through the remainder of the school year.  Once you click this link you will have access to elementary, middle, and high school learning opportunities, as well as tech support and other information.  As a student at AMS, you will want to click on the "Middle School" link on that page.  This will give you access to all of the grade levels and the specific learning opportunities for the classes you would have been enrolled in during Quarter 4.  If you have any questions plea

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.


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. 



8th Grade Blaze Pizza Fundraiser

Please come out to Blaze Pizza in Lynchburg in the Target shopping plaza for our 8th Grade Fundraiser.  This will help support their field trip in the Spring and their 8th grade Luau party.  Hope to see you there!


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