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Appomattox Middle School

Home of the RAIDERS!

 Don't Stop Until You're Proud!!​​​

Principal: Mrs. Julie Amos         Asst. Principal: Mr. Luke Cunningham

2020 Church Street

Appomattox, VA. 24522

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




The first female governor of a U.S. state was Wyoming governor Nellie Tayloe Ross, elected in 1924.  Wyoming was also the first state to give women the right to vote, in 1869, making it a surprising leader in women’s rights.


There will be no tutoring today because of the early dismissal.


There will be no Jesus Center Bus today.


There will be no Track Practice today or tomorrow.


Yearbook Orders should be in by Monday.  Monday will be your last day to order.


Mrs. Smith’s students are reminded to bring you chrome books to class every day. 


If you sold or purchased strawberries through FFA, they will be available after school today in the Ag. Shop.


Any girl in grades 6 & 7 that are interested in a volleyball one day clinic with varsity coaches should see your gym teacher for a registration flyer.  The clinic will be held on March 21, from 2-5, at ACHS.  The cost of the one day clinic is $20. 


It’s March, you know what that means? It’s time for a little March Madness Hoops.  The AMS March Madness Hoop-a-thon will take place on March 17th.  You earn one shot for every 5 dollars raised.  The person who raises the most money will win a $250 Visa gift card.  There will be chances to earn gift cards for every shot you make.  Money is due to Mrs. Totty by today.  If you have not gotten your donation sheet, ask your homeroom teacher for one.


NJHS Members:  Don’t forget to turn in your letters to the military to Mrs. Gilliam or Mrs. Harris by April 20th.  You MUST follow the guidelines given to you at the meeting.  Thank you!!

Dress code reminder - If you are wearing leggings, whatever top you are wearing must meet the 3 inches above the knee dress code.


Students – if you get breakfast, you need to stay in the cafeteria to eat it.  Please do not eat in the Gym.


 Students should not be using the back stairway by the elevator in the Main Building.

Students are to use their assigned locker only.  All students are given a locker assignment at the beginning of the year.  Students are not to use lockers that do not have a lock on them or another student’s locker.  If you’ve forgotten your locker combination, please see your homeroom teacher.  If items are found in a locker without a lock, your items will be removed and placed in lost and found.

Students are reminded that you are not allowed to wear hats or hoods inside the building.  Once you are in the building, both should be off all day.

Students who arrive to school prior to 8 a.m. must report to the Gym.

Students who are on Walker’s bell and walk, you need to go to the Crossing Guard and be taken across the street.  You should not cross on your own in any other areas.

Students are reminded that you are not allowed to attend AMS Sporting events without being with an adult.

Students are reminded that you are not to take your Chromebooks to Gym with you on days you have Gym.

Students are reminded that you are not allowed to bring blankets to school.

Students are reminded that you should be charging your Chromebooks at home.  If you do not take them home, you are to charge them in your Homeroom at the end of the day.

AMS is collecting box tops again this year.  So far we have collected over $50.  Please continue to help your school earn money by collecting box tops.  They can be turned in to Mrs. Thomson.

Students are reminded that they should be reporting to the Cafeteria immediately upon arriving to AMS if they want to purchase breakfast.  Our Grab and Go Breakfast Program allows students who arrive late to school the ability to eat breakfast in the classroom up until 8:25 a.m.  After 8:25 a.m., ALL food and trash should be disposed and classes should move on as normal.

There is to be no eating of any kind in classrooms after 8:25 a.m.  Students who remove things from their lunches and begin eating them in class are subject to having those items thrown away.  Lunches are ONLY to be consumed in the cafeteria spaces.

Students you are reminded you are only allowed to bring clear water bottles to school.

We would like to wish a BIG Happy Birthday today to Ashley Stokes!

 Happy Birthday to A’Sonie Selph tomorrow, and Hannah Baker, Eli Jones, Austin Silby, Christine Fleshman, Jazmine Klinedinst, and Katelyn Lipscomb this weekend!

Today’s Lunch – Popcorn Chicken and Hot Roll, Beef Enchilada, Chicken Filet on Whole Grain Bun, French Fries, Tossed Salad, Veggie Bag/Dip, Fruit Cup, Fresh Fruit, and Milk.

Monday’s Breakfast – Chicken Biscuit, OR choice of Pillsbury Variety, or Pop Tart and Graham Crackers, or Cereal Variety and Graham Crackers, or Cereal Bar and Graham Crackers each day, with Fruit, Juice and Milk.

Happy a Great Thursday and a Wonderful Weekend! J

Shop the AMS Virtual Bookfair. Perfect to keep your student reading during the summer.  Click here to access the bookfair.  

Please see the district website for information about COVID-19.  You can access the district site by clicking here