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Announcements:  Friday, October 11, 2019

Today is “A/B” day for AP classes

Lunch:   Popcorn Chicken & Roll, Beef Enchilada, Chicken Fillet on Bun, Fiesta Corn, Tossed Salad, Veggie Bag, Fresh Fruit, Cupped Fruit, Milk




First responders who will be going on the field trip must have permission slips turned in by today.


Seniors attending the Senior TripThe second deposit of $100 is due on October 25th. 


Any CVCC student who is on campus at the high school must stop by the main office, and then go to the library to swipe in.


If you still need your swipe card, you can stop by the main office to pick it up.


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.


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.

**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:

Seniors:  If you are interested in learning how to become an Electrical Lineman please see Mrs. Hall for more information.


Sophomore, junior and senior girls who have an interest in engineering or technology:

·  Do you like to help people?

·  Are you the kind of person who likes to craft, make, tinker and break things?

·  Have you been wondering if engineering might be for you, but you’re not sure?

·  Do you like spooky things?

We’ve got the perfect immersive event for you Oct. 25-26: Explore Engineering, an overnight event for high school girls at Sweet Briar College.  See your School Counselor for more information.


SeniorsFerrum College will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 9.   During your visit you can tour campus, speak with admissions and financial aid counselors, meet faculty, staff and current students and also sit in during an actual class.  You can also meet with athletic coaches.  Register at their website by choosing "schedule a visit."  As an added benefit, they will award you a $1,000 annual scholarship just for visiting.


If you signed up to take the PSAT, study guides are available in the guidance office.  The $17 fee will be required before you get your booklet.


Seniors:  If you plan to apply to Longwood University for fall, 2020, please see Mrs. Hall ASAP.

Seniors:  College Representatives will be at ACHS on the following dates and times.  If you would like to attend one of the informational sessions you must sign up with Mrs. Hall or Mrs. Watson in advance. 

10/15                      Virginia Commonwealth University                 1:45 p.m.

10/22                      Longwood University                                        1:45 p.m.

10/23                      University of Lynchburg                                   10:15 a.m.

10/28                      Mary Baldwin University                                   1:50 p.m.