AMHS Weekly Update

November 15, 2021 - November 19, 2021

CONGRATULATIONS HONOR ROLL HONOREES!!!!

Congratulations to the 341 students who were honored in last week's Honors Day Program! These students worked hard and stayed the course earning ALL A's or ALL A's and B's for the Spring 2021 Semester. Continue to work hard and keep pushing forward. We are so proud of you!


We would like to give a BIG THANK YOU to the AMHS Chapter of PTSA for purchasing the honor pins for our deserving students after two years!!!! THANK YOU AGAIN FOR ALWAYS SUPPORTING OUR SCHOLARS!!!

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CONGRATULATIONS, AMHS Technology Student Association (TSA) !!!!

Congratulations to the AMHS TSA and the Advisors Mr. Roberts and Mrs. Mathieu for having a successful Fall Leadership Conference in Jekyll Island this weekend! The chapter received the Spirit Stick of Excellence for Leadership in the technical sessions and 8 members passed the state's men's test with Timi Adenuga receiving a perfect score. We are so proud of you!!!

TODAY (August 14th) IS THE LAST DAY TO APPLY FOR THE NAACP ACT-So Academic Program



The DeKalb County Chapter of the NAACP is seeking applicants to participate in their ACT-SO Academic Program. Students can participate in 33 categories such as STEM, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Humanities, Entrepreneurship, and Culinary. The deadline for application is this Sunday, November 14! CLICK HERE for complete rules and details.


If you have any questions, please contact:
Freda Hammonds, Chair (Ms. Freda) frehammonds@att.net, 678-499-2446;
Beretta E. Smith-Shomade, Co-Chair (Dr. Bess) thedrbess@gmail.com, 520-302-9629.

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Armed Forces Day

Want to learn more about what the Armed Forces has to offer? Learn more about the different branches of the military on Monday, November 15th during our Armed Forces Day. Be sure to encourage your student to stop by the table during their lunch period to find our more information.
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ASVAB Test- Thursday, November 18th Sign-Up Now!

The ASVAB will be offered to students on Thursday, November 18th at 8:00 am. If you are interested in taking the ASVAB please CLICK HERE to complete the registration form. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Rutledge at Anthony_Rutledge@dekalbschoolsga.org.
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Winter Sports are Here!!! Purchase tickets Online

Tickets for all DCSD sports can be purchased online at GOFAN. Tickets are released every Monday for that week's events. On the GOFAN site, search for Arabia Mountain High School and then complete the transaction to purchase tickets. If an event is canceled due to COVID after tickets have been purchased, your card will be refunded. Click here for details on GOFan. Go Rams!
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Class of 2022 News


Seniors, click here to complete your Class of 2022 Information Sheet!


Senior Remind Join Codes

Cap and Gown Orders from Jostens

CLICK HERE to order your cap, gown, stole, and tassel package from Jostens.
Cost: $75 (plus tax); deposit: $50
Please order by October 31, 2021. All balances must be paid by April 1, 2022.


CLICK HERE for a printable with helpful QR codes.


Please CLICK HERE for the AMHS Class of 2022 Updates. (Updates from the November 10th meeting)

Georgia Apply To College Month

Georgia Apply to College is part of the American College Application Campaign, a national initiative of ACT's Center for Equity in Learning to increase the number of students accessing postsecondary education. GAC is sponsored by the Georgia Student Finance Commission and is supported by Communities in Schools of Georgia, the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Independent College Association, the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, the Technical College System of Georgia, and the University System of Georgia.


The goal of Georgia Apply to College (GAC) is to provide all Georgia high school seniors with the opportunity to apply to college with a focus on providing assistance to first-generation and underrepresented students as they navigate the college application process.


See participating Colleges and Universities below. Click here to Learn More.

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COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS

Parents and Scholars,


Below are the remaining dates for the ACT and SAT for the 2021-2022 school year. Students must register for the exam by visiting the ACT or College Board website.


ACT: https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html

College Board: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register


Parents of students who are seeking accommodations for either exam should reach out to our testing coordinator, Mr. Paris Burd at Paris_Burd@dekalbschoolsga.org.

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School Uniforms

Thank you for assisting us in maintaining the AMHS School Uniform Policy. The vast majority of our students are following the uniform policy. Please continue to remind your student to be in the appropriate school uniform daily. As a reminder, all students are expected to wear their navy Blazer each Monday for "Blazer Mondays." This is a required part of the AMHS uniform. Please review the uniform policy below with your student. Thank you in advance for assisting us with our uniform policy. Click the following link to the list of the AMHS Uniform Vendors.

Need a Chromebook

New student Chromebooks were delivered and issued last week. If your student needs a Chromebook. Please complete the DCSD Chromebook User Agreement and return it to Mr. Burd (Paris_Burd@dekalbschoolsga.org). Once the user agreement is received, the student will be assigned a Chromebook. The user agreement form is linked below.