AMMS Lion's Roar
"Recognize the Roar"
Monday, May 8, 2023
2022 - 2023 School Year
Mr. Trey Martin, Principal
Dr. Mimi Gamel, 7th grade Assistant Principal
Mrs. Ashley Perry, 6th grade Assistant Principal
As we wind down the school year, we have scheduled some fun activities for our 8th graders to help them end their time at Autrey Mill Middle on a positive note.
Beginning next Monday, May 8th, we have spirit days with different events happening each day. See attachments for more details.
On Monday, May 22nd, our wonderful PTA is sponsoring the Sky Zone event from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Parents must complete the permission slip (link is in the attached flyer) for the students to attend, but students with multiple disciplinary issues are not permitted at this event.
The PTA is also sponsoring a Chick Fil A lunch on Tuesday, May 23th, during the normal lunch time. There will be vegetarian options for those students who need them.
Finally, on Wednesday, May 24th, we will hold the 8th grade Promotion Ceremony at Johns Creek High School gymnasium at 6:30 PM. Students must be dropped off by 6:00 PM. We would like this to be a nice event, so please have your student dress appropriately (no shorts, t-shirts, or revealing tops).
We are proud of all the students’ accomplishments and wish them the best of luck in high school!
Autrey Mill Middle School
470-254-7622 ext. 48241
Preparing Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Challenges
MAY 8th-19th – 8th Grade Spirit Days “GLADIATORS”
Monday May 8 – G – “GLADS” BINGO Day
· Everyone comes to school with a letter and number of their outfit. Hand out “GLADS” BINGO cards for students to play throughout the day (students sign the squares that match their letter/number) (JCHS lanyards as prizes).
Tuesday May 9 – L – “LUNCH” Outside Day
· Students get their lunches and eat on the field/tennis courts. Teachers help provide supervision.
Wednesday May 10 – A – “ALL ABOUT” the Future Day
· Students dress as their future career or wear college spirit wear.
Thursday – May 11 – D – “DANCE” Party Day
· Play music in the morning and during class changes.
Friday – May 12 – I – “I” Scream You Scream Day
· Ice pops at recess.
Monday – May 15 – A – “ALOHA” Day
· Dress in Hawaiian wear
Tuesday – May 16 – T – “TRADE” with a teacher Day
· Students dress like teachers and teachers dress like students.
Wednesday – May 17 – O - “ONE COLOR” Day
· Dress monochromatic
Thursday – May 18 – R – “RISING” 9th Grade Day
· Students wear JCHS spirit wear/Gold/Maroon/Black – or spirit wear from their future high school.
Friday – May 19 – S – “SAY” Cheese Day
· Photo booths set up in the downstairs rotunda for students to take pictures with their friends.
Monday – May 22nd – Sky Zone
Tuesday – May 23rd – Chick-fil-a
Wednesday – May 24th – May Madness/Ceremony
Thursday – May 25th – Last Day of School
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
May 8th and 9th - Make-up Milestones
May 11th - Band Spring Concert (gym) 6:30 p.m.
May 15th - Chorus Spring Concert (gym) 6:30 p.m.
May 16th - Orchestra Spring Concert - 6:30 p.m.
May 22nd - 8th Grade Social - Sky Zone
May 24th - 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony (Johns Creek High School) 6:30 p.m.
May 24th - May Madness
May 25th - Last Day of School
May 26th - Deadline for picking up medication from clinic.
Summer Fun with Instructional Technology
The Fulton County Instructional Technology Department is offering some exciting opportunities for students. With the summer being a time full of fun, consider participating in the creative learning opportunities being offered both face-to-face and virtually to students. These summer sessions will provide students with valuable learning experiences that bring them into the world of podcasting and creating with Adobe Express.
FCS Podcasting Workshops
Instructional Technology will be hosting four 2-Day Podcasting Workshops for students. Grab a microphone and join us for Speak Up Fulton: The World Is Listening and leave this workshop ready to podcast like the pros! You’ll learn how to create your own background music, how to interview others, and how to tell your own stories to grab the attention of national audiences like Spotify and PBS. “Speak Up” will be two fun-filled days full of creativity and connection, all while enhancing your literacy and career skills. Separate sessions will be offered for rising 3rd- 6th and 7th-12th grades. Visit https://bit.ly/3TX6vUS for additional details and to register. Space is limited, so register today!
FCS Virtual Creativity Days
This summer Instructional Technology will be hosting three virtual creativity days for students. These days are designed to be a fun way for students to engage in creative thinking as they design graphics, videos, and web pages using Adobe Express. Each day will consist of three sessions centered around a daily theme. Students may choose to participate in any, or all the sessions on a given day. Separate sessions will be held for rising 3rd-6th grade students and rising 7th-12th grade students.
Students will participate in these sessions through Microsoft Teams. Links to participate in the Teams meetings will be sent to participants after they register. Visit http://bit.ly/3nixoXc for additional details and to register. Space is limited, so register today!
Community Meeting Information
Each member of the Fulton County Board of Education sponsors a monthly meeting open to all members of the community.
The sessions provide an opportunity for direct contact with community members and give board members a chance to listen to local issues and concerns.
Please join Board Member Kristin McCabe at her next community meeting on 5/10/23, 9:30 AM at River Trail Middle School.
Brian P Downey
Zone 6 Superintendent
Fulton County Schools
450 Northridge Parkway
Sandy Springs, Georgia 30350
(470)254-7760 Office | (470)254-1245 Fax
Media Center Information
Fulton County Schools has released their summer reading information! On this webpage, you can find different ways students can check out books over the summer as well as suggested reading lists.
Happy reading! FCS SUMMER READING RESOURCES - Home
Auditions for Autrey Mill's Fall Musical
Auditions for Autrey Mill's Fall Musical will be held in August. Students and parents interested in participating in this production are encouraged to attend an informational meeting via Microsoft Teams on Wednesday, May 17th at 6:30 p.m. At this meeting, we will discuss potential rehearsal schedules, participation requirements and fees, and announce show choices! Interested students are asked to fill out the Microsoft Interest Form linked here.
Wednesday, May 17th 6:30pm Lion Stage Players Musical Meeting Link
Important Clinic News
Please remember to pick up any medication (prescription or non-prescription) your child may have in the clinic by 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 26th.
Any medication left in the clinic at the end of that day, including year-round medications, over the counter and prescription medications, will be discarded.
Remember that a new Medication Authorization form and/or Health Care Plan for your child will have to be completed by you and your physician for the 2023-2024 school year.
Contact Stephanie Sorina, Clinic Assistant at email@example.com or (470)-254-8258 with questions.
Dress Code Information
Autrey Mill Middle School Dress Code:
- Private body parts must be covered.
Undergarments must be covered.
- No bare midriffs
Hoods must stay off head.
No hats (exception for Hijab)
Costumes are not permitted, unless specified by the school.
Onesies and silk pajamas are not permitted.
Messages, graphics, and pictures of/or promoting drugs/alcohol, violence, weapons, sexual content, hate, or anything that administration deems inappropriate are not permitted.
Shoes should be safe and appropriate for school.
*Note: all language and graphics on clothing and personal items should be inclusive and kind.
Students and parents are expected to honor the dress code so that valuable school time is not spent examining student attire to determine appropriateness. If a student is determined to be violating the dress code, they will be given a PE uniform to wear for the rest of the day and possible disciplinary action for repeated dress code violations.
MOVING OVER THE SUMMER?
Summer is often a time when families move and transfer their children to another school. If this is something that your family is planning, please let the Counseling Office know, as it is helpful to know which students are not returning and where they are going. A Fulton County Withdrawal Form is required to be filled out, whenever a student moves to a new school. The student’s records will be sent once a Request for Records is requested by the new school throught ScribOrder: https://fultonga.scriborder.com/
Please contact Barbara Pieper with any questions, 470-254-8244 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counseling Office Information
Fulton County Public Schools is now offering a secure website to facilitate student records requests and transcripts.
All requests for student records/information will be submitted and paid for (if applicable) online. Phone and fax requests will no longer be accepted.
From the desk of our Social Worker, Dr. John B. Burger, LCSW
Parent's Responsibility When a Child is Absent
- Parents should notify the school before or after the absence(s)
- Notes should be directed to attendance owner at the school
- Handwritten note or email
- Notification from parents should happen no later than 5 days after absence
Middle and High School
- Middle/High School messages begin going out around 4:30 p.m. on the day of the absence.
- If your student is absent or misses one or more periods of the school day, they will be marked with an "A" (for absent) in our attendance system, and you will receive an automated phone call and email message to the designated contact info you provided in Infinite Campus. This includes excused absences that are approved in advance.
- Errors can occur and if you feel you received a phone call by mistake, contact your school front office to verify that your student’s attendance record is accurate.
- If your student's absence was unexpected, please remember to contact your child's school by sending in a note or email so the absence can be marked "excused" in the system.
FCS COVID 19 Reporting Procedures
FCS COVID 19 Reporting
Due to the ever-changing nature of this pandemic, the district will continue to monitor COVID data and recommendations, consult with public health officials, and make additional adjustments as necessary. If your child is sick, please keep them home. Families are still required to report a confirmed positive case of COVID-19, a pending COVID-19 test result (regardless of the reason for testing), and a direct contact with a person who is COVID-19 positive. FCS student/parents must use the Parent Reporting Portal to make the COVID-19 report.
JCHS Drama Department presents Arsenic and Old Lace May 11-13 at 7 pm in the JCHS auditorium. This is a wonderful, dark comedy classic-a great story! We hope you will join us and tell all your friends! This production would make a great date night for parents and older family members and friends! Tickets are only $10 and are available at:
(***Please note: due to the nature of the story, it is geared towards a more mature audience. We encourage you to read a summary of the play and decide if your elementary school aged children would enjoy it. Thank you!)
Calling all Boys' Lacrosse Players!
Interested in playing lacrosse at Johns Creek High School?
We are in the process of getting our roster together for the unofficial fall training/scrimmage season as well as our 2024 spring varsity team.
No prior lacrosse experience necessary.
Please contact Danielle Cheung at email@example.com with questions or to express your interest.
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