We are the Raiders and we don't stop until we're Proud!!
There will be no group pictures for band today, only individual pictures.
SCA will be selling candy this afternoon in the courtyard and 8th grade hallway.
Mrs. Wheeler will have after school help for Algebra I students on Thursday's until 4:15. Students must come with a note from home stating they can stay after school and will be picked up at 4:15. Please turn in your notes to your homeroom teacher every Thursday. No note from home means you can NOT stay after school.
Ms. K. Williams would like to give a shout out to two of her Discovery Students for working so hard on re-doing their PowerPoints that were lost! Way to go!
Fall is the time when schools and communities lay out expectations for the year and welcome families as key partners in their children's education. It is a crucial time for sending the message that all of us can help children learn and succeed in the classroom by nurturing a habit of daily attendance and removing any barriers to getting to school.
In recognition of September being Attendance Awareness Month we are giving away t-shirts that say on the front:
Come and Learn
On the back: Appomattox County Public Schools
Every student in the building has an equal chance of winning. We will be drawing names randomly all week. Today's winners are:
Stop by the Guidance Office to pick up your t-shirt sometime today.
Fall pictures will be taken this Friday, September 22nd. Fliers have been placed in each of the homeroom teachers boxes. Extra picture flyers are available in the Main Office. Payment will be required on picture day, if you wish to purchase portraits.
How would you like to win ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS?!?!?! That's right, I said ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS! All you have to do is sell just one item from the Virginia Diner catalog and your name will be put in a drawing for one hundred dollars. If you sell 3 items, you will be able to pick from the lollipop tree for cash and prizes. Pick up your Virginia Diner sales catalog this afternoon from your homeroom teacher and start selling the best peanuts in the state – Virginia Diner.
In efforts to help raise money for the Texas hurricane victims, Appomattox Middle School's, NJHS Club is holding a "SHARE YOUR SILVER" competition. We are asking for students to bring in any silver money to your homeroom class.
We have begun our two-week fundraising activity. The homeroom to bring in the most money, will be rewarded with an ice-cream party.
All money will go to Pershing Middle School in Houston, Texas. We will donate all money to a classroom for students with Autism.
AMS Football players will be released on Walker's Bell every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday for Study Hall. We will have Study Hall from 3:15 – 4:05. If any teacher would be interested in helping please let Coach Robinson know.
Cafeteria – Extra Entrees cost this year is $1.25.
We will be having Open Gym for AMS Boys Basketball from 3:30 – 4:30. You must have a valid up-to-date VHSL Physical to participate. You must have a note to stay after as well. Boys should be released on D bell. You must be picked up by 4:30 promptly. The dates are as follows:
Open Gym for JV Girls Basketball (8th graders only) will be from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at ACHS on the following dates:
During the 2017-2018 school year, you can purchase a yearbook! Yearbooks cost $20 regularly or for five dollars more you can have your name printed on the yearbook cover. Prices for the yearbook will stay the same until October 30th. Therefore, on October 31st, the price will be $25 for a regular yearbook. If you want a yearbook, stop by the office to get a form and turn it back in to the Main Office or Mr. Dodson.
Checks and cash are acceptable to purchase a yearbook. If you have any questions or concerns, please see Coach Dodson.
Teachers … please remind students to turn in bus notes during Homeroom in the mornings.
We would like to wish a BIG Happy Birthday today to Mr. Lankford and Mr. McCormick!
Today's Lunch – Loaded Baked Potato with Roll, Chicken Alfredo with Roll, Chicken Filet on Bun, Deli Sandwich, Chili Beans, Fresh Fruit, Cupped Fruit, Cupped Fruit, Tossed Salad, Veggie Bag, and Milk.
Thursday's Breakfast – Pancake Pup, Pillsbury Assortment, Cereal with Graham Crackers with fresh fruit, OJ and Or/Milk.
Have a good day! :-)