AMS Black Bear News

September 11, 2022

Principal's Message

On this day, September 11, we remember the tragedy that occurred on 9/11/2001. We must never forget the victims, first responders, families, and friends affected.

I want to thank our students, teachers, staff, and families for a continuing excellent school year. We are in full swing! If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me.



Mrs. Emily Harris

(256) 552-4622 ext. 3800

Progress Reports sent home

  • Progress Reports and ACAP Summative reports were sent home Friday, September 9 during 7th period.
  • If your students were absent, they will receive their progress reports Monday September 12 during 7th period.
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AMS Tutoring

Before/After school tutoring will start September 19th. Sign ups for the month of September will close September 16, 2022. Please review the sign up form carefully as you register for tutoring.

ZAP Initiative

Zeros Aren't Permitted (ZAP) at AMS

  • Students will complete missing core work during ZAP time.
  • Please check with your student to see if they are missing any work.
  • If you need access to your student's powerschool, please contact us.

Upcoming week September 12-17 2022

Tuesday 9/13- AMS Volleyball at home (AHS)

Thursday 9/15- AMS Football at Muscle Shoals

AMS Volleyball away @ DHS

Friday 9/16- AHS Football at Albertville (Anchor the Aggies- Beach theme)

Saturday 9/17- Cross Country @ Fairview

Free/Reduced Meal Application

Breakfast and lunch are no longer free for every student. In order to receive free or reduced lunch, students must turn in a lunch application. Paper forms are available in the main office, and you may also fill the form out online at:

This week's spotlight

AMS is proud to announce we have our first set of Million Word Readers:

Eileen Stanford

Evelyn Stanford

Olivia Kent

Keep up the great work!

Contact Information

Mrs. Emily Harris - Principal -

Dr. Casey Lewis- Assistant Principal -

Mr. Tyler Stephenson- Assistant Principal -

Mrs. Kendria Sutherlin- Counselor-

Mrs. Somer Praytor- Counselor-