AMMS Lions Roar

"Recognize the Roar"

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Mr. Trey Martin, Principal

Ms. Anita Erickson, 8th Grade Assistant Principal

Dr. Mimi Gamel, 7th Grade Assistant Principal

Ms. Laurie Chans, 6th Grade Assistant Principal

Calendar of Events

January 19th - Start of Face to Face Learning

February 12th - Teacher Workday (no school for students)

February 15th - President's Day (no school)

February 16th - Spring Picture Day

Face to Face Resumes January 19th

When emailing staff and teachers at AMMS, the domain name is always

ATTENDANCE for Second Semester - Please Read Carefully!

Second semester will revert to manual attendance for both: F2F Learning and Remote Learning.

  • F2F Learning
    • Attendance will be marked by period (same as always)– Present/Absent/Tardy
    • Student must attend over ½ a day to count present for the whole day.

    • Submitting Absence Notes: A student that is absent still must submit a note from the parent within 5 days of their return to school. All notes should include student's full name, date of absence, reason for absence and Dr. note when possible.

  • Remote Learning (most lessons are Synchronous-Live)
    • Attendance will be marked by period.
        • A student must be there for a “Live” lesson.
        • The teacher will take roll within the first five minutes of class.
        • If the teachers believe that the students logged in but did not stay/participate, then the teacher can remove the participation check.

        • Submitting Absence Notes: A student that is absent still must submit an email within 5 days. Parents should email Ms. Pieper at The following information should be included: student full name, grade, date of absence, reason for absence and period or periods absent. You can attach a Dr. note to the email for our records.

If a lesson is Asynchronous, then the student is required to submit an assignment to be marked Participated.

Congratulations to the AMMS DECA Members

AMMS had 13 students place in the Top 6 for the DECA 2020 Virtual Region Competition!

This is quite an accomplishment, as our students competed against high school students.

Congratulations to all AMMS DECA members who participated in the Region Competition!

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Semester 2 Grading Changes

As a reminder, this semester the district will go back to policy IHA with two exceptions.

A. Recovery

1. All students will have one(1) attempt to redo/retake summative assignments.

2. Eligibility for a redo/retake is for students who receive a 79 or below.

3. Students are eligible to earn a replacement grade on a redo/retake no higher than 79.

4. Student redo/retakes must be completed before the next summative assessment is given or 5 school days before the end of a marking period if there is not another summative assessment given (exceptions can be made for students who have excused absences during this five-day window).

B. Incompletes

1. FCS will adopt a NO ZERO policy for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year.

2. Students with missing assignments will be given an Incomplete (I).

3. Students who have not completed 80% of their summative assessments will be given an Incomplete (I) for the marking period.

Teachers will provide students and parents a syllabus containing the general content of the class and a clear explanation of the procedures by which the final grade will be determined.


Please remember to keep a spare mask in your backpack in case something happens to the mask you are wearing.

Students should not enter the building without wearing a mask.

Thank you for keeping us all safe!


FCS is asking parents/guardians of FCS students to submit a COVID-19 Report ONLY if your child meets any of the criteria below.

  • Has tested Positive for COVID-19
  • Waiting for the results of a test for COVID-19
  • Has been in close contact (within 6 feet for at least 15 minutes) in the last 14 days with someone diagnosed with COVID-19

Directions: Reporting Portal Link

Please DO NOT send your student to school or school sponsored events when he/she is ill and has any of the above COVID-19 concerns until you have spoken with your healthcare provider, one of the FCS Student Health Services School Nurses, or a public health official.

Yearbooks on Sale Now!

Yearbooks are on sale now! This will be an unforgettable book for an unforgettable year so purchase one now at the lowest price of the year. Click here to purchase one now!

Attention Extramural Participants

Please note all Extramural Sports are cancelled for the remainder of the 2020-2021 School Year.

If you have already turned in your physical forms and need them back for other teams, please see the coaches.

Pre-Approved Absences

Absences for travel opportunities or important family events, weddings, sporting events etc., must be approved PRIOR to the date(s) of the absence. Please contact the appropriate grade level Assistant Principal via email requesting approval for days your student will miss. These types of absences are limited to 6 days per school year and will not be approved "after the fact".

6th Grade Laurie Chans,

7th Grade Dr. Mimi Gamel,

8th Grade Anita Erickson,

Yearbook Information

As you know, this year is different than any other school year we’ve experienced. So, our yearbook will be a bit different too! The yearbook staff would love for YOU to submit photos to be featured in this year’s book! There are two ways you can do this: it’s super easy-this can be done by both in person and virtual learners (option 1 or 2), and families/parents (option 2 only). Parents, please encourage your student to use option one as it will help with general yearbook content.

  1. ***FOR STUDENTS-will require Microsoft Login*** Click here to see a list of specific categories in which we need pictures-if you have any of these, fill out the correct form and upload your photos.
  2. *For anyone to use-no login required* Click here to submit any photos, including photos that do not fit into one of the above forms-we need those too! (if user ID needed use this: 415464602)

Community Notes

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