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Announcements:  Thursday, May 23, 2019

Today is “Exam 2 & 4 day” day for AP classes

 

 

Lunch:   Cheesy Bread Stix, School Pizza, Green Beans, Veggie Bag, Fresh Fruit, Milk

 

Announcements:   

Golf Information sheets are located on the main desk in the office. If interested in trying out for golf, please pick up and sheet. If there are any questions, contact Coach Marshall.

 

Girls basketball practice is today from 1:30-3. We start next week with practices on Tuesday and Thursday from 7-9. You must practice in order to play in the summer league games on May 29th (next Wednesday) @ 6:30. All camp paperwork and money is due ASAP. Also, popcorn sales are now overdue and needs to be turned in ASAP. If you have any questions, see Coach Hayes.

 

Students who are taking AP Language and Composition next year should see Dr. Hunter in room 504 to check out the Everything’s an Argument text. Textbooks will be available first come, first served.

 

Students taking AP Government next year need to come see Miss Tyree to check out textbooks on Thursday, May 23rd to complete their summer assignment.

 

All students taking AP U.S. History need to see Mr. Servis for their summer assignment before the end of school this week.

 

If you are taking AP US History and are interested in the National Park Service Internship for next year, please see Mr. Servis.

 

The doors are set to open automatically when the bell rings.  You will have 5 minutes to get to the next class, before they lock again.   Please do not ring the doorbells unless the door is not opening.

 

The Appomattox Relay for Life event will be on Friday, May 31st at Bragg Stadium. Students are encouraged to participate – a great way to earn volunteer hours!  See Mrs. Rothgeb for more info. Staff and Faculty are encouraged to join the team as well! Sign up at www.relayforlife.org/appomattoxva.

 

ACHS Volleyball camp is coming soon! June 10-12 from 9-4 with Tom Houser and a staff of coaches, college players, and former college players will provide a great opportunity for you to improve your game! This is open to all middle school, JV, and Varsity players. Space is limited so register soon! More registration forms will be in the main office this afternoon!

 

Are you an adventure seeker?  Did you miss the Florida interest meeting?  We will be swimming with the dolphins, kayaking in the mangroves, going to a turtle rescue hospital and so much more.  You can still sign up and receive the discount if you register by May 30th.  Stop by room 214 for an information packet and register at www.worldstrides.com/sigup with the trip ID#: 176448

 

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.

 

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED TO LUNCHES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

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.

 

**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:

Liberty University will be hosting a FREE summer camp July 9- 12 on their campus in Lynchburg.  “We the Pioneers” is a summer camp focused on introducing prospective first-generation college students to college life.  The camp will include college admission assistance, classes to help you get acclimated to the college process, fun activities (swimming, block party, movies, etc.) meals and three nights in their award-winning dorms.  Register by June 28 at www.Liberty.edu/WeThePioneers.

 

Do you love CSI and want to learn more about real-life crime scene investigation? At the Ferrum College Crime Scene Investigation Camp on July 28–August 1, 2019, students will discover the forensic science field goes well beyond what they usually see on TV! During their four-day camp, students will learn investigative and mock crime scene processing skills using the College's Forensic House on campus. The students will conduct labs on blood spatter, hair, soil and fiber analysis, fingerprinting, trace evidence, footwear and tire mark impression, and ballistics. At the conclusion of the camp, students will analyze and present their findings in a mock trial. In addition to these hands-on learning opportunities, forensic science and investigative career options, as well as intelligence and national security, will be discussed. Students will also have the chance to compete for a $4,000 scholarship to Ferrum College during a team competition! The four-day residential camp is $500 and includes lodging on campus and meals each day in their dining hall, a CSI Lab coat, and all needed lab supplies. The commuter camp is only $380 and includes meals each day in their dining hall, a CSI Lab coat, and all needed lab supplies. Learn more and register athttps://www.ferrum.edu/academic-affairs/special-programs/summer-camps/