Raider Nation News

Week of November 12, 2018

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American Education Week

Dear Atholton Families,

This coming week is American Education Week! This week is about appreciating the hard work that goes into providing students a quality education. It takes an entire cadre of professionals – custodians, cafeteria workers, teachers, administrators, and support staff – to provide that quality education. It is our hope that you will have an opportunity to visit this week to see our professionals in action. We are hopeful that a day in school will further your appreciation of our high school program of studies and provide encouragement for the schoolwork being done by students and teachers. Even if you cannot spend a full day with us, we believe that any part of the day you are here will be interesting for you and supportive of your daughter or son. We look forward to seeing you!

Parent conferences begin next week. I hope you have had the opportunity to register for conferences. The link to register can be found here.

Lastly, today is Veteran’s Day. This is a day where we take time to reflect and respect our brave men and women for what they have done for our nation in times of peace and in times of war. From the Army to the Air Force, to the Navy and Marines, and to those in other service areas as well, we have these courageous people who renounce their own safety for the protection of our freedom and let us live in peace. Please be sure to recognize and thank a veteran today!

Wishing you a fantastic week!


Robert A. Motley


Important Information

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Calling ALL AHS Families

Each December on behalf of all AHS families, the PTSA serves a catered lunch to our fantastic AHS staff to show them how much they are appreciated.We know this is a busy time of year, so instead of asking for food contributions , we're asking for cash donations. All families who contribute will be recognized on a large card to our staff. Please consider making a donation (any amount) to support this scrumptious effort. Contribution can be made in one of two ways:

1. By credit card. Follow this link or access the PTSA website and select "Donate to the PTSA!". Please be sure to indicate that your donation is for Staff Appreciation.

2. By check: Mail check, made payable to AHS PTSA , to Shalini Gidwani, 7009 Meandering Stream Way, Fulton, MD 20759.

Please contact Shalini (443)540-1311 or with any questions. As always, thank you for your support.

Athletic Booster Wreath Sale


Please support the Athletic Boosters in our new venture of selling holiday wreaths and other greenery in lieu of trees this year.

You can order several different ways:

1) If you live in the HoCo area, and can pick up your greenery at Atholton, order online using the "Local Delivery Option" and pay using check (upon pick up) or PayPal/credit card. Items will be available for pick up the week AFTER Thanksgiving break - Specific date TBD.

2) If you want to send a gift to someone out of town, or have it delivered to your home, use the "Direct Delivery" option – you MUST use the Paypal/credit card option to purchase direct delivery items.

Orders are due November 15th, but we will most likely have additional items available during the pick up days at school. Don’t delay, order NOW! Please send to the link to friends, family and co-workers in support of ALL of our athletic teams.

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Raider Nation Sports

For a complete look at the fall sports schedule, please visit the Atholton HS County Sports Zone page. Click here to access page AHS ATHLETICS CSZ

Come out and support our student athletes!

Mark Your Calendar

November 12 - 16 -- American Education Week

November 13 -- Fall Sports Banquet

November 14 -- Report Cards Issued

November 15 -- PTSA Meeting @7pm (Media Center)

November 16 & 17 -- AHS Fall Play @7pm

November 20 & 21 -- Parent Conferences

November 22 & 23 -- School Closed --THANKSGIVING