Friday Message - January 15, 2016

Building Successful Futures: Every Student, Every Day

Happy January! It's hard to believe the year is going this fast! There are quite a few days in the next few weeks that we do not have school. Keep a close eye on the school calendar for events and happenings at AHS! Click the link for the calendar of events for the month.
Project Warmth

We are in need of hats, gloves, scarves, and coats (new and lightly used). Boys and Girls Club would love us to fill our bin!

Junior Parent Meeting

Thank you to those who were able to make it out to the parent meeting last night! We hope you learned what you needed to and got all of your questions answered. There were some very good resources handed out for both the student and the parent that will help you as you journey through high school! Please click on the link provided to access the resources given! If you have any questions please don't hesitate to call Mrs. Shugart!

Counselor Information

Sophomore Parent Meeting

January 28 from 6:00-7:00 in the AHS Library we will have a 10th grade Parent/Student Meeting. At this meeting Amy Dulac from Highland Technical Center will talk about what it takes to go to Highland and the different courses that are offered. Mrs. Wolfe will talk about what JAG is and why you want to be a part of it! Mrs. Jarombek will be showing parents what Career Cruising is all about and how it's a great program to use to help make decisions about what your next steps are for after high school.

Highland Dual Credit

Highland Dual Credit sign-up will be January 22 during Advisory, which starts at 9:30, in the counseling center.

Highland Technical Center Field Trip

All Sophomores will be touring Highland Technical Center on February 5, from 1:00-2:30. This is a great opportunity for our students to see different options available to them during their high school career.

Senior Information

  • All RSVP hours must be turned in by May 1
  • All fees must be paid by May 1st
  • Senior Pictures must be turned in by February 1
  • Senior Baby Pictures must be turned in by May 1


Atchison High School has many opportunities to stay involved with the goings on at school. We have Channel 19, Facebook (, Twitter (, USD 409 website ( ), this Friday Message, and PowerSchool bulletins. If you have any questions about how to access any of these sources of communication please let us know.