AMMS Lions Roar

"Recognize the Roar"

Monday, November 16, 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

November 23rd - November 27th Thanksgiving Holidays


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: 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.

Social Hosting

How Do Teens Get Alcohol?

What Is Social Hosting?

When of-age adults give or supply alcohol for teenagers, it’s called social hosting. Most often, the term is used to describe hosting large, alcohol-laden parties. Social hosting is also a crime throughout the United States, undermines the parent-child relationship, and harms the physical, mental, and developmental health of youth.

Statistics about Social Hosting

  • 72 percent of teens who drink alcohol don’t pay for it.

  • For teens who got alcohol in the past six months, parents were the supplier three times.

  • Two out of three teens say it’s easy to get alcohol from their homes without parents knowing it.

  • Two out of five teens say it’s easy to get alcohol from a friend’s parents.

  • One in four teens has been to a party where teens drink in front of parents.

  • One in four teens, including one in three girls, say their own parents have given them alcohol.

New Fitness and Health Club at AMMS

Fitness and Health Club

Purpose: Introduce Fitness Routines that Promote Overall Health

Days: Tuesday and Thursday

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 8:55 a.m.

Location: Gym

Club Sponsor: Coach Kearney

Questions contact Coach Kearney at

Interact Club News

The Interact Club is sponsoring a toy drive this holiday season. Please donate new unwrapped toys in the box in the front rotunda and put a smile on a child’s face this holiday season! Anything from baby clothes, toys, and gift cards (preferably in denominations of $25) are needed.

All collected items will be donated to North Fulton Charities and will benefit children in our community. If you prefer, you may also donate to our Go Fund Me page- All money donated will be used to purchase gift cards which will be donated to the North Fulton Community Charities for their Santa Shop.

Questions please contact Ms. Flicker at

Who: The Interact Club (Sponsored by Rotary Club of Johns Creek North Fulton)

What: Collecting toys, gift cards, and money for the holiday season

Where: School Front Rotunda - Toys or GoFundMe Page- Money

When: Monday, November 23rd through Friday, December 4th

Why: To donate to North Fulton Charities to benefit families in need this holiday season

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Academic Bowl

Tryouts for Academic Bowl will be on Tuesday, November 17th at 8:00 a.m. If your student makes the team, practices will be every Wednesday at 8:00 a.m., starting on Wednesday, November 18th. Please join the Academic Bowl Microsoft Team for more information or email Ashley Doherty (

Academic Bowl Microsoft Team Join Code: 4wraajz

Thanksgiving Break Check-Out Procedures

With Thanksgiving break approaching, to ensure a more efficient way for you to check your child out of school during the day, the following procedure should be followed:

  • In an effort to avoid interrupting instructional time on the intercom, students MUST have 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.
  • Students without notes will not be called out of class until the parent arrives.
  • Transportation changes must be made prior to 3:00 p.m.
  • NO check-outs without a note after 3:30 p.m.

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.

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.

AMMS Sports Information

Tumbling Team

7th and 8th graders ONLY, who have not failed more than one class the previous semester, including connections, may participate in the Tumbling Exhibition. Students interested must join the Tumbling Team Microsoft Teams by using the link: AMMS Tumbling Team

ALL paperwork must be completed correctly and submitted to Coach Larson digitally via Microsoft Teams ONLY by 4:05 p.m. on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16th. Do not wait until the last minute to turn in ALL forms – if a signature(s) and forms are missing the student will be ineligible to participate. All player participation paperwork, including physical, must be up to date for each athlete. These can all be found on the Fulton Schools public site under Departments on the Athletics page at

Practices will be in the mornings and determined depending on the availability of those interested. Your student must be able to participate in practices and in the Exhibition at Ridgeview Charter Middle School on Friday, December 4th at 10:00 a.m. Participants will ride a bus to Ridgeview that leaves after homeroom and ride a bus back to Autrey Mill. Students will return around lunch time. Your student is responsible for communicating with their teachers making up any work or assessments that they may miss.

Email Coach Larson with any question –

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