AMS Eagle Report

Newsletter for Parents, Students, Teachers & the Community

ER Volume 21

Feb. 13, 2017

AMS Administration Team

Principal: Melanie J. Barkley

Asst. Principal: Graham Aderholt

Asst. Principal: Clifton Drummonds

Counselor: LouAnn O'Rear

Learning Support Counselor AIS/AMS: Shana Winter


AMS News 2/13/2017

What's Happening This Week

AHS Basketball- Varsity Girls Sub Regional

The AHS Varsity Girls have advanced to play tonight at 7pm in Decatur! Congrats!

AHS Varsity Wrestling

AHS Wrestling team has been doing a great job this year. They are ranked 3rd in the STATE!!! AHS had many qualify for state this up coming weekend.

Feb. 16-18: State Wrestling Championships, Huntsville

AMS Soccer

Monday, 2/13 - AMS Girls vs Tanner at Home 4:30pm

ACS Board of Ed Meeting

Thursday, 2/16 - ACS BOE will meet at 5:30 for a work-session and then 6:30 for the BOE Meeting at the ACS Central Office

Yearbooks are still on SALE

Yearbooks are on sale now for $40 but you better hurry before the price increases.

Students may purchase at school with Mrs. Johnstone in the library.

Order your yearbook online.

The code is 10920 or you can enter Athens Middle School

You can get your name on your on yearbook for $3.50.

Order Forms will also be sent home soon! (but not required)

LAST WEEK T-Shirts on Sale!!!

Spirit T-Shirts are on sale through Feb. 17th! Turn-in money to Mrs. Gates
Long-sleeved $15

The tshirts will feature all of our community schools, including elementary, middle, high school, and Athens Renaissance School.

AMS Homerooms are collecting Box Tops!

Students were sent home Box Top collection forms in homeroom. Each form holds 50 spots and can be sent in for $5 for our school! Start collecting those boxtops!

Boxtops will be collected on Friday, Feb. 24th!

SHOPPING FOR Athens City Schools Foundation

Although the Athens City Schools Foundation encourages shopping in Athens before going out of town or shopping online, it is understandable that sometimes that cannot be done.

When shopping online at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% for eligible purchases to the Athens City Schools Foundation! By simply selecting the Athens City Schools Foundation as your charitable organization when making your purchase, you are helping teachers and students in Athens City!

When shopping at, you will find the same prices and selection as, with the added bonus of a portion of the purchase price going to the Athens City Schools Foundation. It is a win for everyone!

This is a direct link to the Foundation's account If you enter via, just scroll through the list and look for us as your charitable organization.

Thank you, and happy shopping!

AC Schools Foundation

Winter Weather ACS Information

It is that time of year again -- winter weather is approaching. Be prepared! Follow the school system on Twitter @AthensALSchools to get official school announcements.


AMS Baseball

Monday, 2/20 - AMS Baseball vs Muscle Shoals 7/8 at 11am at Home

Thursday, 2/23 - AMS Baseball vs East Limestone 7/8 at 4pm at Home

AMS Soccer Boys and Girls

Feb 21 AMS Soccer vs Florence @ 5:30 (Girls) and 7pm (Boys) at Home

Feb 23 AMS Soccer vs Oak Park @ 5 (Girls) and 6:30 (Boys) at Home

Feb 24 AMS Soccer at Liberty @ 4:30 (Girls) and 6:00 (Boys) at Liberty

Feb 25 AMS Soccer at Hartselle (Rec park) Boys Only TBA

AHS Sporting Events

AHS Baseball

2/20 JV at Vestavia Hills 2:30

2/25 9th at Vestavia Hills 12pm

2/23 JV at East Limestone 6:30

2/24 JV vs Decatur at Home 4:30

2/25 JV vs Austin at Home 4:30

2/25 9th vs Austin at Home 10pm

2/25 Varsity at Wilson 1pm and Lexington at 3pm

AHS Softball

2/20 V/JV at Clay-Chalkville 12/2pm

2/24 and 25 - Varsity at Hazel Green Tourney - HSV Sports Plex


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