AMHS Weekly Update

October 22-28, 2022

Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Honors Roll Recipients!!!!!

Congratulations to the 320 students who were honored in last week's Spring 2022 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 2022 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!!!! THANK YOU AGAIN FOR ALWAYS SUPPORTING OUR SCHOLARS!!!

AMHS College Fair- Tuesday, October 25th

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AMHS PTSA General Body Meeting

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2023 Red Ribbon Week!!

Governor Brian Kemp has proclaimed October 23-31, 2022, as Red Ribbon Week. Please see the attached Proclamation. The theme for this year is Celebrate LIFE. Live Drug-Free. The Georgia Department of Education is working with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities to promote the Red Ribbon Week campaign during this week. Red Ribbon Week is an opportunity to educate youth about the importance of embracing a drug-free lifestyle and encourage participation in drug-prevention activities. It is also an exciting time for schools to demonstrate their commitment to "Keeping Students First" by providing opportunities for active student engagement.

Below are the themed days for Red Ribbon Week. Students are expected to wear their school uniform pants/skirts during this week. NO JEANS PLEASE.

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Earning Parent Volunteer Hours

Parent involvement has been the key to the continued success of the students at Arabia Mountain High School. Each year Arabia Mountain High School parents/guardians must complete 10 hours of volunteer service hours each year to maintain enrollment at AMHS. Parents can volunteer at the school or school events to earn their volunteer hours or provide donations of $105.00 ($10.50 = 1 volunteer hour).

It is the responsibility of the coach/sponsor of the organization to provide the list of their parent volunteers and hours to Ms. Bills at the conclusion season or event. Parents need to be sure they are signing in at all events to ensure an accurate account of their volunteer hours. Please click the file below to see some of the ways you can earn your volunteer hours. We look forward to seeing you at AMHS!!!!

Volunteer Hour Opportunity: Air-Purifying Plants

Air Purifying Plant donations (CLICK HERE to sign-up): 4 Ficus = 3 Volunteer hours/plant, 2 Broad Lady Palm= 3 volunteer hours/plant, 2 Dragon Tree= 3 volunteer hours/plant, 2 Areca Palm = 3 volunteer hour/plant, 2 Snake Plant = 2 volunteer hours/plant.

We are only able to accept the number of plants listed. Therefore, we need parents to check the sign-up link prior to purchasing the plant. We will be accepting plant donations now through Friday, November 4th. Thank you for your support.


AMHS Band 2023 Fall Festival

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The Arabia Mountain Marching Band will be hosting The Funk Machine Fall Fest on Monday, October 31st from 5-8 pm. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for the event.
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Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Volunteers Needed

Attention 11th and 12th-grade Students,

The Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl (HRRB) Steering Committee is looking for 11th and 12th-grade students who are interested in volunteering at the upcoming 2023 DeKalb HRRB competition. The volunteer registration is now open. If you are interested in volunteering for the 2023 Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl, please stop by the front office.

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Do you know your Counselor?

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Student Opportunities

Emory University College Preparatory Program 2022-2023

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Testing Information

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AP Testing Registration

The AP testing ordering window is now open!! All AMHS students who take AP classes are strongly encouraged to take the corresponding AP exams. Registration for the 2023 AP exams opens online Wednesday, October 19, at 8:00 AM. Registration closes Monday, November 14, at 11:59 PM.

You are required to complete two steps to register:

  • Step 1: Sign up at Indicate the AP courses you're taking this year and the AP exams you plan to take. You will receive join codes and directions to complete the second required step. Exam fees are paid online, so have a debit or credit card ready to pay.
  • Step 2: Use the join codes from Step 1 to enroll your AP courses and exams in the College Board system.

Important Notes about Payment:

  • DCSD will pay for ONE AP exam for ALL students enrolled in Advanced Placement Courses.
  • The State of Georgia (GA DOE) will pay for:
    • NON-FREE/REDUCED LUNCH STUDENT: ONE AP STEM exam for students enrolled in an *AP STEM course
      • ONE AP STEM exam for students enrolled in an *AP STEM course -OR-
      • ONE AP NON-STEM exam for students enrolled in a non *AP STEM course.
  • The fee for any additional AP exams is $97 (Non-Free/Reduced lunch student) or $62 (Free/Reduced lunch student).
  • Fee waiver requests (free/reduced lunch, GA DOE STEM, and DCSD Exam Waiver) must be approved by the school AP coordinator before your final bill can be issued and paid. Please allow 48 hours for this process to be completed and pay your remaining balance after the waivers have been approved.

*AP STEM Courses offered at Arabia Mountain High School: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Environmental Science, AP Statistics

Please contact Mrs. Tammy Rogers,, to learn more.

Registration Dates and Deadlines:

  • October 19, 8:00 AM: registration opens
  • November 14: final payment deadline
  • November 14: Deadline to receive a full refund (classes that begin before mid-November)
  • November 14, 11:59 PM: Registration deadline
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Parent and Family Engagement

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AMHS PTSA Brick Campaign

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