News from the Principal's Office

A&M Consolidated High School

Reflections from the week of November 30th

As the end of a semester draws near, I reflect on the huge gains that we have made as an AMCHS family and think about the areas that we need to enrich. There were several challenges we faced as an AMCHS family, but we overcame these challenges by taking risks, doing more than what is expected, being committed to learning and incorporating new practices, and remaining true to our calling--teaching. As we wrap up the fall semester and prepare for the Christmas break, take time to reflect, renew, and restore your hearts and minds to prepare for the spring semester. It takes ALL of us to make AMCHS one of the best high schools in the state, and we are so thankful for the role you play in the success of our students.

For the last month, Tiger administrators have been working through the process of renewing our accreditation from the Southern Association of Accredited Schools. It is a tedious process that allows us to examine the effectiveness of AMCHS based on specific standards (i.e. vision, purpose, governance, teaching and assessing learning, resources and sport, and using results for continuous improvement). Working through this process and highlighting our successes and interventions allowed us to examine the effectiveness of our instructional practices and the impact these strategies had on learning. When I looked collectively at the opportunities we provided, I am in awe of what has been implemented. The various course offerings, PSAT/SAT prep, professional development opportunities, and extended opportunities for learning are to be celebrated. Yet, we have pockets of students who we must continue to motivate, teach and help them connect to our school. Thank you for being part of an environment that strives to make a difference. We will continue to foster an environment conducive for learning for all.

You matter!

General Reminders:

  • Students who arrive to class must have an admit, a tardy ticket, or a pass
  • Monitor students in the halls between each passing period
  • Pick up Success Time passes before Success
  • Success Time teachers should not write passes for students during Success
  • Report to your scheduled 504/SPED meetings when invited
  • Students who arrive late to ISS or who are absent will be required to makeup their missed time

Upcoming Events:

12/7-12/11 Red Ribbon Week --You may wear jeans the rest of the semester.

  • Monday-Favorite Jersey Day
  • Tuesday-Tacky Sweater Day
  • Wednesday-Nerd Day
  • Thursday-Disney Character Day
  • Friday-Wear Red Day

12/7-12/13 Hour of Code (click on the link to learn more)

12/7-12/9 Cleanup grades

12/7-12/10 EOC Makeup Testing

12/8 Orchestra Concert at 7:00 p.m.

12/9-12/11 Class ring orders delivered (during all lunches)

12/9-12/11 Exemption cards distributed (before school and during all lunches)

12/10 Band Concert at 6:00 p.m.

12/11 Choir Concert at 7:00 p.m.

12/12 Project Expanding Your Horizons at 9:00am (Saturday School)

12/16-12/18 Final Exams

***Due to EOC retesting, Content Mastery will be closed all week except for on Tuesday and Friday, and the library will be closed all week. Students who need access to a computer lab, may visit one of the CTE labs (R2180/ R2184/R2185)) before or after school.***

Students Celebrate Desi Day

WIT vs. FIT Improv Event

Congratulations Missy and Sarah --Students of the Month for November

Congratulations Michelle For Earning Teacher of the Month For November

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A&M Consolidated High School

Mission Statement
To educate the hearts and minds of students for life.

Vision Statement
AMCHS is dedicated to educating and empowering students to become confident, resourceful, lifelong learners who are prepared for challenges beyond high school. Students of AMCHS will know the value of giving more than they take, will be responsible for their own actions, and will know that they are an important part of our school community.