AMMS Lions Roar

"Recognize the Roar"

Monday, October 26, 2020

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

October 31st Halloween

November 1st Daylight Savings Ends (Turn your clocks back)

November 3rd Teacher Workday (students off)

November 4th Fall Picture Day

Tuesday, November 3rd, Election Day - Teacher Workday - No School for Students


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: COVID Reporting of student cases/exposure/testing

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.

Fall Picture Day Coming Wednesday, November 4th

Riding on Another Student's Bus - IMPORTANT INFORMATION

In the past, parents have been able to send a request to their school asking for their child to ride a bus home with another student for childcare purposes.

Due to COVID-19 and our efforts to manage bus ridership, assigned seating, and support case investigations buses can only serve the students that are assigned to the bus.

ATTENDANCE FOR Face to Face Students

Attendance Notes

For those students attending F2F instruction, all absence notes should be turned in to the front office. If your student is out of school for an illness or doctor's appointment, the parent/guardian must submit an attendance note within 5 days to the front office.

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!

Parents of 8th Graders-celebrate your middle school grad with a Recognition Ad. Space is limited so click here to purchase your ad!

All families-please be on the lookout in future correspondence for a chance to submit photos that may be used in this year’s book.

Attendance for Virtual Students

If your student is attending virtually as elected for the remainder of 1st semester, you can email your absence note to within 5 days.

All notes should include the following:

  • First name
  • Last Name
  • Date(s) and period(s) they are out
  • Grade level
  • Reason for absence

Please include a doctor's note whenever possible for both F2F and virtual. These can be turned into the office for F2F or scanned or emailed to or faxed to 470-254-7630 if virtual.

Attendance will be adjusted within 24 to 48 hours.

Will to Live Club

If you are interested in helping to spread hope, love, and support in our community and here at school, the Will to Live Club is looking for you. Please go the to access club information and complete the online survey to indicate your interest.

The Will to Live Club will host its first meeting of the year on Wednesday, October 28th at 8:00 a.m. Hope to see you there. Questions contact Ms. Van de Cayzeele at

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

The AMMS Library Learning Commons is hosting a pumpkin decorating contest! Starting on October 14th, stop by the school library to pick up a pumpkin for our pumpkin decorating contest! Decorate it with a book theme like your favorite book character or a setting from a novel. All submissions are due by October 29th and voting will take place on October 30th outside the library doors.

Prize categories:

*Most creative

*Top vote


We can't wait to see your submissions! Please direct all questions to Mrs. Bongiorno,

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Student Checkout Procedures

If your student is attending face to face instruction and to ensure a more efficient way to check your child out of school during the day, please adhere to the following:

In an effort to avoid interrupting instructional time with the intercom, students need to bring a note designating the time that they should meet you in the front office. Notes should be brought to the front office in the morning for authorization. The signed note will allow your child to leave class at the designated time and meet you in the front office. If students do not have a note we will not call them to the office until parents are at the school to sign them out. (for example, we cannot call them out of class when you call from your car) For this reason, you may experience delays if your child does not have a note giving prior notification of early dismissal.

Your cooperation with our check in/out procedure will help keep classroom interruptions to a minimum and will get you on your way in a timely manner.

Pre-Approved Absences

Absences for travel opportunities or important family events must be approved PRIOR to the date(s) of the absence. Please contact the appropriate grade level Assistant Principal via email requesting approval for the 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,

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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