Amherst Middle School in Amherst, VA is pictured. Amherst Middle School in Amherst, VA is pictured.

8th Grade Writing SOL Test 3/27/19 and 3/28/19

Writing SOL Test 3/27/19 and 3/28/19:


Get plenty of sleep tonight and eat a healthy breakfast in the morning!


Fancloth Fundraiser

Our second FanCloth fundraiser is underway.  The online store will be open through 3/4/19.  If you order online there are products that are being sold this time in youth sizes.  Clicke here for the AMS store:

Soccer Tryouts

Due to inclement weather, soccer tryouts will be extended through Tuesday 2/26/19.  This means the last 2 days of soccer tryouts that were missed will now take place on Monday 2/25/19 and Tuesday 2/26/19 after school from 3-5pm. 

AMS Student Showcase 2019

Watch as the Amherst Middle School students showcase their talent in this year's First Annual Student Showcase. This is the talent show version. The pictures and other talent will be shared in another video.


Amherst County Special Education Advisory Committee Family Education Fair

Join us March 26, 2019 from 5 pm - 8 pm at Amherst County High School for the Amherst County Special Education Advisory Committee Family Education Fair!  Hope to see you there!  See flier for more details. 

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


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


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