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Appomattox Middle School

Home of the RAIDERS!

 Don't Stop Until You're Proud!!​​​

Principal: Dr. Cheryl Servis         Asst. Principal: Ms. Stephanie Totty

2020 Church Street

Appomattox, VA. 24522

Phone: (434) 352-8257 | Fax: (434) 352-5621

 

 


 

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WE ARE THE RAIDERS AND WE DON'T

STOP UNTIL WE'RE PROUD

 

NJHS student tour guides, just a reminder you will have your Thank You Luncheon in the courtyard today during Discovery.  Lunch and drinks will be provided for you.  Thanks again to all who came to assist with our 6th Grade Open House event last week.

NJHS will be collecting these items from each homeroom.  We will donate these items to the surrounding schools affected by the tornado on April 15th.  Please have your donations turned in by May 4th.  Monetary donations will also be greatly accepted.  Lists will be posted throughout the school. 

Those attending the Kings Dominion trip and have fees due to the school must pay them by April 25th in order to be eligible for the trip.

There will be absolutely NO charging extras in the cafeteria.  You will NOT be allowed to charge extras under any circumstance.

There will be an Open Gym for Volleyball each Tuesday in May (May 1, 8, 15, 22) from 3:30 – 5:30.  Must be in grades 5-8 and have a valid VHSL Physical.  If you don't have a physical and want to participate, see Coach Marshall for more details.

Color Guard tryouts for next year's Marching Raiders will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (May 8th, 9th, and 10th) from 3:30 – 5:30.

Students riding the Activity Bus will need a note to ride the bus.

Wrestling is held only on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Students and Staff … the front door will be locked at all times including mornings before school begins.  Students should report to the bus circle area prior to 8:05 a.m. You will need to ring the bell to be able to enter the building.

Students, you should not have slime at school.  If you have slime with you it will be confiscated and a parent will be required to come pick it up.

Teachers … if you could ask any of your students if they have lost a book fair bag with books in it, we have it here in the main office.  It was found on the 7th grade hall upstairs.

Attention all AMS students … the Yearbook price has raised to $25.  You can no longer purchase personalized yearbooks.

Students ... there should be NO decorations on the outside of your lockers unless the school has placed a sports emblem on them for team participation.  All stickers and photos and any other decorations on the outside of the locker should be removed immediately.  If they are not removed, they will be removed by our custodial staff.

Cafeteria – Extra Entrees cost this year is $1.25.

Teachers … please remind students to turn in bus notes during Homeroom in the mornings.

Happy Birthday today and this weekend to Levy Jackson, Kyle Thompson, and Raymond Hartman!

Today's Lunch  - Pizza Hut Pizza, Hot Ham and Cheese on Roll, Chicken Filet on Bun, Roasted Carrots, Tossed Salad, Veggie Bag, Fresh Fruit, Cupped Fruit, and Milk.

Monday's Breakfast – Chicken Roll, Pillsbury Assortment, Cereal with Graham Crackers with Fresh Fruit, OJ and Or/Milk.

Have a good day and a great weekend!                     

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Happy spring!!

It is very hard to believe that the third nine weeks is complete and we are just days now from spring break.  Our students and teachers are working hard to finish their curricula and begin their review for SOL testing. 

Our eighth grade students have taken the Writing SOL tests.  We can't wait to get the results!! The rest of our student body will complete SOL testing during the month of May.  You will receive dates and times as we get nearer to testing.  Please help students perform their best by making sure they receive a good night's sleep, eat a filling and healthy breakfast, and get to school on time.  Please remind students that while we want them to do their best, the SOL test is one test on one day.  Their score has never and will never define them.  We look forward to having our students amaze us during testing with all they have learned this year. 

As you are working with your student at home, please remind them how important it is in life to have grit.  Our students are amazing individuals.  There's not much they can't accomplish if they believe in themselves and are willing to put in the hard work.  Remind them that their teachers are here and willing to help them at any time.  Encourage them to seek assistance when they feel they need it.  And most importantly to never give up on themselves.

Please feel free to call AMS with any concerns or questions you may have now or at any point during the school year.  Our students will accomplish great things with parents, students, teachers, and administrators working together. 

We are the Raiders and we don't stop until we're proud!!

Sincerely,

Cheryl Servis, Ed.D.

Principal        

 

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