January 23-24: Counselors from ACHS visit AMS for a Q&A session
January 27th: Raider Ready Day
February 3rd: Course Registration Forms signed and returned.
Get more details on the 9th grade registration block to the right>>>>>>>
Raider Shirts, Shorts and Socks
Just a reminder that Mrs. Christian our Bookkeeper, is selling Raider Socks, Gym Shirts and Shorts! All items are $5 each.
Students are NOT allowed to have blankets with you in class!
Students - reminder that holes and shorts should not be more than 3 inches from the top of the knee and that if leggings are worn it must be with something that meets dress code.
Students are NOT allowed to have gum at school, and NO gum should be left on food trays.
AMS SPORT NEWS
SPRING SPORTS TRYOUT ARE FEBRUARY 20TH
JV Soccer will be doing off season conditioning every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 5:00 - 6:45 at Elite Fitness. You must have a VHSL Physical to participate.
Email Mrs. Hallberg if you have any questions.
AMS Indoor Track - if you are interested in participating there are sign up sheets in the Main Office. The start up date will be announced later. VHSL Physicals are required to try out.
Softball conditioning will be day to day depending on weather. It will be at ACHS from 4-5. Contact Coach Rawes if you have questions.
All students trying out for any sport MUST have a current VHSL Physical to participate.
New immunization requirements for rising 7th grade students
Below is the link to the new immunization requirements for 7th grade. Please note the VA Department of Education is now requiring all rising 7th grade students hybrid or virtual to receive the meningococcal vaccine in addition to the already required TDAP booster. HPV is recommended however, not required.
Please make plans to contact your child's pediatrician and or the local health department at 352-2313 to have your child vaccinated before the 2022-2023 school year. Any questions please call the school nurse at 352-8257.
Diphtheria, Tetanus, & Pertussis (DTaP, DTP, or Tdap) - A minimum of 4 properly spaced doses. A child must have at least one dose of DTaP or DTP vaccine on or after the fourth birthday. DT (Diphtheria, Tetanus) vaccine is required for children who are medically exempt from the pertussis-containing vaccine (DTaP or DTP). Adult Td is required for children 7 years of age and older who do not meet the minimum requirements for tetanus and diphtheria. Effective A booster dose of the Tdap vaccine is required for all children entering the 7th grade.
Meningococcal Conjugate (MenACWY) Vaccine - Effective July 1, 2021, a minimum of 2 doses of MenACWY vaccine. The first dose should be administered prior to entering 7th grade. The final dose should be administered prior to entering 12th grade.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine - Effective July 1, 2021, a complete series of 2 doses of HPV vaccine is required for students entering the 7th grade. The first dose shall be administered before the child enters the 7th grade. After reviewing educational materials approved by the Board of Health, the parent or guardian, at the parent's or guardian's sole discretion, may elect for the child not to receive the HPV vaccine.
FFA Horse Judging - None for Tuesday, January 24th
FFA Members interested in attending the Raider Reach Meeting next week need to sign up by Friday in Google Classroom.
FFA Public Speaking competitors should check their emails today for information regarding the contest.
Yearbooks are on sale right now. If you would like a Yearbook, order it now for $25 dollars.
You can go to ybpay.lifetouch.com to order it.
After January 1st the price will go up to $30 dollars.