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Announcements:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Today is “B” day for AP classes



Lunch:   PIZZA HUT Pizza, Philly Steak & Cheese Sub, Chicken Fillet on Bun, Steamed Broccoli, Tossed Salad, Veggie Bag, Fresh Fruit, Cupped Fruit, Milk



Reminder to students:  You must have an elevator pass from the nurse to ride the elevator. 


Reminder: Students who drive or car ride need to leave campus immediately upon dismissal, unless staying for an after school activity.


Seniors: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday we will be taking part in the Governor’s challenge to register students who will be eligible to vote in the November election! Stop by the table in the cafeteria to register any of those days! Already registered? Come let us know, so that you can be counted as well! The only requirements are that you will be 18 before the election in November! **Make sure you bring your license and know your social security number!


Who wants a free meal?  We all do of course.  Well, from today until next Wednesday, anyone who junior or senior who purchases an after prom party ticket will have their name placed in a drawing for a certificate for a local restaurant (Pinos, Pizza Hut, Golden China and El Cazador).  You don't want to miss out on this deal!


Do you want to swim with dolphins?  Would you like to take an adventure and kayak through the Florida mangroves?  Would you like to ride a tram through the everglades? Would you like to go snorkeling in the clear waters off of the coast of Florida?  Then this trip is for YOU!  Plan to attend an interest and parent meeting on Thursday, April 25 at 6:00 in Room 214.   This will be an adventure of a life time in the Florida Keys. This trip will take place on June 4-8, 2020.


Are you trying to figure out what to do for your mother for mother’s day?  Buy her a spaghetti dinner on Friday May 10th from 5-7 PM.  Get your tickets for $8 which will include spaghetti, sauce, salad, bread, deserts, and drinks.  See Mrs. Matthews, Mrs. Howard, or a FCCLA student for your tickets.


If you left some jewelry at the Baseball Field Bleachers at the JV game last Friday, please see the Nurse to identify and claim it.


Anyone in need of volunteer hours – perhaps for your National Honor Society or college application? Or maybe for another reason? See Mrs. Rothgeb for details on how to help with the Appomattox Relay for Life event on May 31st.  


All seniors need to fill out the senior bio sheet for the senior section of the Times Virginian. See Mrs. Rothgeb if you need another copy. They are due May 2nd.




Are you a leader? Committed to living a healthy life-style and want to encourage others students to do the same?  The Healthy Youth through Prevention and Education (HYPE) club will be planning some fun events and awareness campaigns at Appomattox High School. Please see or contact Mrs. Voorhees for more information. You don’t want to miss this!


Students who need to pick up a cap and gown from Mrs. Dalton need to see her before schoolduring 3rd block, or after school. Please DO NOT interrupt her class to get caps and gowns.


This year’s after Prom Party will be at Putt-Putt Fun Center in Lynchburg.  Ticket prices are $10 each.  Tickets can be purchased from Mrs. Watson in the guidance department.


**Drivers, please be reminded that the speed limit on Evergreen Ave. is 25 MPH. There are many students from ACHS and other schools who cross Evergreen every day or get on and off the bus, therefore it is extremely important that you follow the posted speed limit.


**Students:  If you come in to student events, or you let people into student events without paying, you will be issued a no trespassing notice that will be in effect for 365 days.


**Students:  Please do not park in the visitor parking spots.  There are only a few spots and they are needed for parents and guests.




School Counseling:

The FBI Richmond Teen Academy is a two-day program that allows high school students an opportunity to get a comprehensive look into today’s FBI through blocks of instruction and demonstrations at the field office. Students are provided with several presentations on topics including terrorism, cyber, polygraph exams, evidence response, SWAT, and the day-to-day operations of a typical FBI office. Please note the program size is limited.  Applications are currently being accepted.

Dates: July 16-17, 2019

Location: FBI Richmond Field Office

Who May Apply: Juniors and Seniors (2019-2020 academic year)

Cost: Free 
To Apply:  Use the link below and download the application. All applications must be typed.

Deadline: All applications must be received by email or postal mail by close of business on May 1, 2019.