AMMS Lions Roar

"Recognize the Roar"

Monday, April 19, 2021

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

April 19th - All Physical Library Books Due

May 3rd - May 17th - Georgia Milestones Testing

May 26th - Last Day of School

Milestones Testing Information

Thank you to all the parents who completed the Milestones survey. At this time, the survey is closed and we are not processing any further requests.

If you chose for your student to complete testing in the evening, a letter will be sent explaining all the procedures for testing after school. For virtual students who are coming to test during the day, please plan to arrive at school on the testing days before 8:45 AM. Staff will be available in the front rotunda to help the virtual students get to their first period classes.

Virtual students can return home after testing. Parents will wait in the carpool line.

We are planning for a successful testing administration and look forward to seeing how well our students perform on these assessments.

Hat for the Cure Day Fundraiser for Student Council

Student Council will be collecting $1.00 donations next Friday, April 23rd for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Foundation for continuing research. Homeroom teachers will collect the money and issue a sticker during homeroom to be allowed to wear a hat. The homeroom with the most money donated will win a prize!

Wearing a Mask When Entering School

Please remember that everyone entering the building MUST wear a mask. This includes students, staff, parents, vendors etc.

Students please keep a spare mask in your backpacks to use if yours gets soiled or breaks.

Thanks for keeping us all safe!

FCS Technology Competition Finalists

We just received word as to how our students fared during the Fulton County Schools Technology Competition! The competition was held in a virtual setting this year, but that did not deter our students. They showed up and rocked it out!

With over 400 students participating, I am very proud of how our students scored, especially amid a pandemic. Many of our students have worked hard all semester on their projects during technology club or in Girls Who Code. Please see below for our final ratings. Students who placed first will now compete at the state level.

Grade - 6th

Productivity Design

1st Place - Akhilesh R. (6th)

Multimedia Apps

3rd Place - Riya K. (6th)

Video Production

3rd Place - Spoorthi K. (6th)

3rd Place – Ishaan K. (6th)

Grades 7th – 8th

3D Modeling

1st Place - 3D Modeling – Kalina B. (8th)

2nd Place - Ishaan A. (7th)


1st Place – Michelle L. (8th)

2nd Place - Bornini C. (8th)

3rd Place - Tara P. (8th)

Internet Applications

1st Place – Nameer S. (8th)

Productivity Design

1st Place – Sanjana U. (8th)

Video Production

1st Place - Pragya M. (7th)

Device Modification

2nd Place - Divij M. (8th)

Digital Game Design

2nd Place - Kylie K. (7th)

Digital Photo Production

2nd Place - Derek L. (7th)

3rd Place - Sam V. (7th)

Multimedia Apps

3rd Place - Susmita D. (7th)

Chance to Have Your Artwork on AMMS 2021-2022 Spiritwear!

Enter for a chance to have your artwork on AMMS 2021-2022 Spirit Wear

  • All entries must be on 8.5’ x 11” paper (no notebook paper).

  • Please include Autrey Mill Middle School or AMMS on design.

  • All grades are invited to participate.

  • Entries can be drawn, painted, or created digitally.

  • NO glitter, sequins, felt or anything else glued to design.

  • On the back of your entry in PENCIL include your name, grade, and Homeroom Teacher.

  • All entries are due in the Spirit Wear folder in the front office no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021

Georgia Milestones Information

Parents and Guardians,

In May, all students in Fulton County Schools will participate in the Georgia Milestones Assessments – the comprehensive assessment program for grade three through high school. The assessments cover English language arts/literacy and mathematics in grades three through eight. Science and Social Studies assessments will only be given in grades five and eight.

These exams are part of Georgia’s Milestones Assessment System, designed to provide information about how well students are mastering the state-adopted content standards.

The tests include a wide variety of questions such as multiple choice and constructed responses that require students to explain how they solve problems, think critically, and write analytically. These skills take time and effort to master, but students will need them to succeed in the future.

In Fulton County Schools, we see these tests as an academic checkup. Like class assignments and report cards, they are one gauge of student progress – one way to provide you and your child’s teachers with information about your child’s work toward the high goals we have set for our students.

To learn more about the Georgia Milestone Assessments click the link below:

EOG parent presentation recording

Milestones Testing will be competed on the student’s iPad between May 3rd and May 14th for face to face students. Virtual students will be given the opportunity to test in the evening at school, beginning at 4:30 p.m., if they do not feel comfortable coming into the school during the school hours to take the test.

Monday May 3rd, - Science/EOC Science – sections 1 & 2 (8th grade only)

Tuesday, May 4th – Social Studies – sections 1 & 2 (8th grade only)

Wednesday, May 5th - Makeup day

Thursday, May 6th – Math – section 1 (6th, 7th and 8th grades)

Friday, May 7th – Math – section 2 (6th, 7th, and 8th grades)

Tuesday, May 11th – ELA – section 1 (6th, 7th and 8th grades)

Wednesday, May 12th – ELA – section 2 (6th, 7th and 8th grades)

Thursday, May 13th – ELA – section 3 (6th, 7th and 8th grades)

Friday, May 14th and Monday, May 17th – make-up days

It is important that students charge their iPads every night. Testing will begin promptly at 8:55 a.m. and conclude around 10:45 a.m. There will be an adjusted schedule on testing days.

If you have any questions regarding these assessments, please contact Anita Erickson at

Attention Students, Parents and Staff - Library Book Deadline TODAY

Due to the library’s renovation occurring this summer, we need all physical books back to the library no later than April 19th.

Students still have access to ebooks and audiobooks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through Sora. These books remain active throughout the summer months as well.

Thank for helping us prepare and organize for packing up the library!

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Updated PTA Nominees for Board Positions

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Approved Absences

Approved absences for travel opportunities or important family events, sporting events, weddings etc. must be pre-arranged 5 days PRIOR to the date(s) of the absence. Please contact the appropriate grade level Assistant Principal via email requesting approval for the days your student will miss. These types of absences are limited to 6 days per school year and will not be approved "after the fact"

6th Grade Laurie Chans,

7th Grade Dr. Mimi Gamel,

8th Grade Anita Erickson,

Virtual Summer School Opportunities

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Dress Code - Warm Weather is Coming Soon!

With the warm weather coming soon, please review the following dress code guidelines:

  • All students shall dress appropriately so as not to interfere with or disrupt the education program.
  • Bare midriffs, tank tops and see-through clothing are not acceptable.
  • Shorts and skirts that are any shorter than mid-thigh are not permitted.

Designated dress for specific school activities approved by the Principal shall be acceptable. The Principal or other authorized school official shall determine whether any particular mode of dress results in a violation of the spirit and/or intent of this rule.

Student COVID-19 Report Portal Updates

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Community News

Attention Parents of Rising 9th Graders!

Johns Creek High School PTSA is looking for some awesome parents to donate their time to better our school and support our students. We have worked hard in recent years to smooth the transition for new members in order to make our positions easier, manageable and appealing to EVERYONE. Whether you work full time, part time, or are a stay at home parent, we have opportunities that work for all of you.

We are currently looking for:

· Board members for the 2021-2022 school year. Board Positions are a 2 year commitment.

· Committee chairs and committee members for the 2021-2022 school year.

If you are interested in joining our dedicated team of parents, please feel free to email to express interest, obtain more information, or ask questions.