AMS Eagle Report

Newsletter for Parents, Students, Teachers & the Community

ER Volume 35

May 16, 2016

AMS Administration Team

Principal: Melanie J. Barkley

Asst. Principal: Chris Pennington

Admin. Asst: Darius Gilbert

Counselor: LouAnn O'Rear

Learning Support Counselor AIS/AMS: Shana Winter

What's Happening This Week


Spring practice Dates: May 16, 17, 18

Practice Times will be from 3:40-5:40 (Wed Practice ends at 5:10)

***All paperwork must be completed and turned in before any student may participate in Spring Workouts, which includes up to date physical and insurance info.***

UPDATE AMS Girls Basketball Tryouts Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24

Coach Newton (New AMS Girls Basketball Coach) will be hosting the final girls basketball tryouts:

Monday, May 23 from 9-11am in the AMS Gym

Tuesday, May 24 from 5-7pm in the AMS Gym

All tryouts will be closed to the public and parents.

Tuesday, May 24 following tryouts there will be a parent meeting at 7pm in the AMS gym.

Monday, May 16

  • AMS Spring Football 3:30pm
  • AMS Student MAC BOOK return

Tuesday, May 17

  • AMS FCA Meeting at 7:30am in the small auditorium
  • AMS School Awards Day at 8:30am -10am - Doors will open after the first bell rings at 8:05am

AMS Final Semester Exam Schedule UPDATED

Wednesday, 5/18 - 4th, 5th and 6th Period Exams

Thursday, 5/19 - 1st, 2nd and 3rd Period Exams

Wednesday, May 18

  • AMS Spring Football 3:30

Thursday, May 19

  • AHS Graduation at 7pm at Golden Eagle Stadium

Friday, May 20

  • NO EXAMS Last Day for Students Dismissal will be at 11:30am Buses will run normal routes.


Report Cards will be mailed to all students. Students who owe any debt will not receive final report cards until all debts have been paid.

Sign Up for One Call Now Text Message Alerts

ACS uses One Call Now to send emergency and informational notifications to keep you informed of important events, activities, and last minute changes. Athens Middle currently calls you with voice notification messages and would like to be able to send important alerts to your cell phone as text messages as well as voice messages. If you have a text message plan, these messages will be included in that plan; otherwise, standard text message charges apply. If you would like to receive text message notifications, text the word, alert, to 22300 or visit us at Again, to receive text message notifications, text the word, alert, that's, A, L, E, R, T, to 22300 or visit us at If you are located in Canada or a U. S. Territory, please text the word RESUME to (937)240-0720. If you are located in a different country, please text the word RESUME to country code +44 793-794-7401.

Dr. Henry Griggs - Orthodontics

Thank you for your continued partnership and support of Athens Middle School.

Athens Orthodontics

102 S. Malone St., Suite B
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: 256-216-1717


Tools for School Supply Give A Way - July 16, 2016

New Life Assembly of God in partnership with Sole Mission and numerous local businesses is hosting a FREE school supply give-a-way. Items to be given are a backpack, grade level school supplies, a brand new pair of tennis shoes and a voucher for a free haircut. Registration begins May 23rd and is limited to the first 300 Athens City School District students grades K-12. Registration is required, but NO specific income criteria will need to be met in order to receive the free supplies. You may register online at or Mon-Fri 9am-1pm at the church office (16768 US Hwy 72 W, Athens, AL 35611).

AHS Volleyball Camp Summer 2016 June 28th - 30th

Volleyball instruction will be directed by Varsity Coaches and college players.

  • VB Skills Camp Ages 5-10 8am-11am $50 (Includes T-Shirt) Ages 11 and Up - 1pm -4pm $50 (Includes T-Shirt)
  • Hitter and Setter Camp - Ages 11and Up 4pm - 5:30pm $20 (Must be attending skills camp)
  • Registration Deadline is June 20th- Insures your Tshirt order

AHS Baseball Camp Summer 2016

The camp is based on instruction in the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, and pitching. Campers will practice and compete with campers in their age group. Ages 5 - 12. The camp is June 6 - 8, (Monday - Wednesday). 9:00 a.m. - noon.

Link to Camp Form

ACS Summer School Information

Link to the Summer School 2016 Information and Forms

Copies are also available in the main office.


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