AMS Eagle Report

Newsletter for Parents, Students, Teachers & the Community

ER Volume 22

Feb. 8, 2016

AMS Administration Team

Principal: Melanie J. Barkley melanie.barkley@acs-k12.org

Asst. Principal: Chris Pennington chris.pennington@acs-k12.org

Admin. Asst: Darius Gilbert darius.gilbert@acs-k12.org

Counselor: LouAnn O'Rear louann.orear@acs-k12.org

Learning Support Counselor AIS/AMS: Shana Winter shana.winter@acs-k12.org

What's Happening This Week

Monday, Feb. 8

  • AMS Softball Practice 3:30-5:30 at the AMS Field (Weather Permitting)
  • AMS Baseball Practice 3:30 at the AMS Field (Located at the HS) (Weather Permitting)
  • CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER - AMS Soccer Game - Girls vs Tanner at Home

Sign up for AMS 2016 Volleyball Tryouts

If you are interested in trying out for the 2016 AMS VB team - please sign up with Coach Daniels in the gym between Feb. 1-12.

Tryouts will be Feb. 16-18 at the AMS Gym

Time: 4:30-6:30pm

*Tryouts are closed to the public

(All students must have completed paperwork, including a physical, in order to tryout.)

Tuesday, Feb. 9

  • AMS FCA Meeting at 7:30am in the small auditorium
  • AMS Softball Practice 3:30-5:30 at the AMS Field (Weather Permitting)
  • AMS Baseball Practice 3:30 at the AMS Field (Located at the HS) (Weather Permitting)
  • CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER - AMS Soccer Boys and Girls vs Florence at AMS
  • AHS Boys Basketball Area Tment vs Florence at Muscle Shoals 7pm
  • AHS 2016 Volleyball Tryouts for upcoming 9-12 at the AMS Gym 4:30-6pm
  • AHS Boys Soccer at Huntsville HS VB at 6:30pm

Wednesday, Feb. 10

  • AMS Softball Practice 3:30-5:30 at the AMS Field (Weather Permitting)
  • AMS Baseball Practice 3:30 at the AMS Field (Located at the HS) (Weather Permitting)
  • AMS Soccer Boys and Girls 3:30-5pm on the practice field at AMS
  • AHS 2016 Volleyball Tryouts for upcoming 9-12 at the AMS Gym 4:30-6pm

Thursday, Feb. 11

  • AMS Softball Practice 3:30-5:30 at the AMS Field (Weather Permitting)
  • AMS Baseball Practice 3:30 at the AMS Field (Located at the HS) (Weather Permitting)
  • AMS Soccer vs Monrovia MS at HOME Girls 4:30 Boys 6pm
  • AHS 2016 Volleyball Tryouts for upcoming 9-12 at the AMS Gym 4:30-6pm
  • AHS Girls Soccer at Austin HS JV G at 5:30 VG at 7pm

  • AHS Girls Basketball Area T'ment vs Winner of Florence/MS at Home 7pm

Friday, Feb. 12


  • AMS Softball Practice 3:30-5:30 at the AMS Field (Weather Permitting)
  • AMS Baseball "100 Inning Game" Fundraiser at the AMS Field (Weather Permitting)
  • AMS Soccer Boys and Girls 3:30-5pm on the practice field at AMS
  • AHS 2016 Volleyball Tryouts for upcoming 9-12 at the AMS Gym 4:30-6pm
  • AHS Boys Basketball Area Tment Championship at Muscle Shoals 7pm
  • AHS Soccer Varsity Boys at Southern Shootout at Delaney Field Mobile, AL

Saturday, Feb. 13

  • AMS Baseball "100 Inning Game" Fundraiser continues at the AMS Field
  • AHS Soccer Varsity Boys at Southern Shootout at Delaney Field Mobile, AL

Spring Volleyball Clinic - Feb. 13

Feb. 13, 2016 - From 1pm until 4pm at the AMS Gymnasium

Volleyball clinic instruction will be directed by Alaina Fitzgerald, Varsity VB Coach, Amy Barnes, JV VB Coach and Melanie Daniels, AMS VB Coach.

This is open for all 5, 6, 7th graders

Cost is $20


There will be a parent meeting after the clinic for anyone who may have questions about tryouts or paperwork.


All participants will need the registration form completed.

LAST CALL FOR YEARBOOKS

Yearbooks are still on sale!

$40 for a basic yearbook and $43.50 for a yearbook with personalization/name on the front. Students pay in the library. Make all checks out to AMS and please include drivers license number and phone number.

AMS is COLLECTING BOX TOPS for EDUCATION - NEED BY Feb. 22

AMS is still collecting box tops. Please have students bring in their box tops to the front office with their name on the envelope.


WE NEED YOUR BOX TOPS BY FEB. 22. PLEASE TURN THEM IN TO MRS MILLER (Front Office) in a zip lock bag with you name on the outside.

Congratulations to our ART STUDENTS

Congratulations to the following AMS art students for having their artworks selected to be displayed in the State Superintendent Art Show. Their artworks will be on display at the State Capitol February 5th-19th.


Elizabeth Hobbs

Emily Strain

Bailey Fennell

Josiah Lux


This is a juried show and Josiah's artwork also received an Honorable Mention Award.

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 www.OneCallNow.com/TextAlerts. Again, to receive text message notifications, text the word, alert, that's, A, L, E, R, T, to 22300 or visit us at www.OneCallNow.com/TextAlerts. 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

http://www.griggs-orthodontics.com/

UPCOMING EVENTS

Week of Feb. 15-20

Feb. 15 - NO SCHOOL President's Day Holiday

ACS/AMS Offices will be closed.

Athens Middle School

AMS Soccer

  • 2/16 Brookhaven at Home Boys at 4:30 Girls at 6:00
  • 2/18 Hartselle at Home Girls at 5pm Boys at 6:30
  • 2/19 Girls Only at Tanner 5pm


AMS Softball

  • 2/16 Lindsey Lane at Home Game 1 5pm Game 2 6:30


AMS Baseball

  • 2/15 Discovery MS at DMS 10am vs Meridianville 12:15 (8th Gr Only)
  • 2/16, 2/17, 2/18 Based on seeding
  • 2/19 at Madison Academy based on Seeding
  • 2/19 7th Grade only at Brewer Game 1 5pm/ Game 2 6:30pm

Athens High School

AHS Basketball Information - http://www.athenshighbasketball.com

  • Feb. 22 - Regional Tment at Wallace State


AHS Girls Soccer

  • 2/16 - Tanner HS JV at Home 5pm
  • 2/18 - Hazel Green HS Varsity at Home TBA


AHS Boys Soccer

  • 2/16 - Tanner HS Varsity at Home 7pm


AHS Baseball

  • 2/15, 2/16, 2/18, 2/20, 2/23 PreSeason Tment Varsity at Athens Field
  • 2/15, 2/18, 2/20, 2/23 PreSeason Tment JV at Ardmore HS
  • 2/15, 2/16 - Tiger Classic Freshman at Grissom HS


AHS Golf

  • 2/15 Varsity Boys at Fairhope Invitational at Lakewood Golf Club


AHS Tennis

  • 2/16 Varsity Boys vs Decatur HS at Decatur Tennis Center
  • 2/18 Varsity Boys vs Florence HS at Cox Creek Park

COMING SOON - AMS Scholastic Book Fair

We will be hosting our annual Book Fair March 4-11. Please mark your calendars. All proceeds benefit the AMS Library.

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