AMS Eagle Report

Newsletter for Parents, Students, Teachers & the Community

September 20, 2019

SCA Chilhood Cancer Awareness Donation Drive

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Lunch Accounts

The last day to apply for Free or Reduced lunch is September 24. Please complete all applications by this date. Applications and information can be found by clicking HERE.

Join the AMS PTO!

Letters have been sent home in Homeroom about our PTO group. They would love to have you join the PTO to support students and teachers at AMS.


You can also volunteer for events that are sponsored by PTO by turning in the volunteer form or filling out the form linked below. Contact Lindsay Newby, PTO President, for more information!


Volunteer Form

Publix Partners

Publix Partners is turning groceries into education.

Over the years, Publix Partners has donated more than $36 million to over 4,600 schools and organizations.

Participating is easy. Simply sign up for a Publix.com account, (notice the space after the word com before the word account). In your account profile, select My Publix Partner and select Athens Middle School. Then enter your phone number every time you check out. We'll give back to the school of your choice.

2019 Attendance Awareness Campaign-Attendance Matters

Athens Middle School is celebrating the seventh annual Attendance Awareness Campaign. Students are more likely to attend school if they feel safe, connected and supported, and believe they can learn and achieve!
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From the Nurse

Health Hero Flu Clinic

Forms have been sent home for the Health Hero sponsored flu shot clinic being held on September 26th at AMS. There is no charge for the flu shot but your students must return a completed form in order to receive the flu shot!

Medication

Remember!! ALL medication (Prescription and Over the Counter) must be brought in by the parent/guardian and signed in by the school nurse. Medication forms must be renewed at the beginning of each year. No medication from the previous year is kept over the summer. If you have any questions, please contact Nurse Kelley.


Kelley Anderson, LPN
Athens Middle School
kelley.anderson@acs-k12.org
256-233-6620

From the Library

Students still needing MacBooks

Any current student needing to request a MacBook will need to see the Librarian - Mrs. Leslie Batts. (leslie.batts@acs-k12.org). Once a student has visited Mrs. Batts, the parent/guardian will need to come to school to pay the MacBook fee and sign the Parent/Student Device Agreement.


MacBook User Fees are as follows:

Paid Lunch = $50

Sibling in ACS in grades 7-12 = $40

Free/Reduced lunch - $25

Free/Reduced lunch with siblings = no more than $50 per family


You can pay the user fee online also at this link: Pay Fees. Bring your receipt with you to show the librarian when you come to sign the device agreement.

Book Fair

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Fall Scholastic Book Fair October 28th through November 1st!

AMS Sports Update

Tennis

For any 7th and 8th grade student interested in playing tennis, there will be a parent and player meeting on Tuesday, September 24th at 5:00 PM in the cafeteria at Athens High School.

Tennis tryouts will be Monday, October 14th through Thursday, October 17th.

Cross Country

Good luck to cross country as they run in the Southern Showcase in Huntsville this weekend!

Volleyball

Next Home Volleyball Game:


  • September 30th vs. Austin & West Limestone

Football

Home Football Games


  • September 23rd vs. East-Only one game at 6 PM
  • October 3rd vs. Cullman
  • October 10th vs. Hartselle
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Important Calendars for 2019-2020

Student Parent Handbook 2019-2020

Get the Free App Now!

Never miss a weather alert, school closing or important update. Download the ACS mobile app to stay connected at all times. Use the app to can check calendars, lunch menus, and receive "push" notifications about school events and weather emergencies. Download the free app today at the App Store for iPhones or Google Play for Android devices. Search "Athens City School System."

Be sure to allow alerts, pushes and banners in your phone settings under "notifications" to properly receive notifications. In the app settings, please select the schools from which you wish to receive updates. Contact our office with any questions. 256.233.6600.

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Mrs. Kim Moore, Associate Principal for 6th Grade Center

Mrs. Amanda Tedford, Assistant Principal

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