AMHS Weekly Update

November 8, 2021 - November 12, 2021

ASVAB Test- Thursday, November 18th Sign-Up Now!

The ASVAB will be offered to students on Thursday, November 18th at 8:00 am. If you are interested in taking the ASVAB please CLICK HERE to complete the registration form. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Rutledge at Anthony_Rutledge@dekalbschoolsga.org.
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SPRING 2021 HONORS DAY PROGRAM

Students, the Honor Roll Ceremony will be held on Nov. 9, 2021, at 9:00 am in the Theatre. Students currently in grades 10th-12th who earned all A's or all A's and B's for the Spring 2021 semester at AMHS or at their previous school will be recognized. Students must be in assembly attire which includes navy AMHS blazer, Khaki or navy skirts or pants, or plaid skirt or skort. The Ceremony will be live-streamed for parents, faculty, staff, and student viewing. Please see the school's website for the link to the event.

Student Success Academy

Greetings Ram Scholars,


Our school district has formed a partnership with the Students Success Academy. This virtual mentoring program provides students with their own success agent. The paired agent will assist your student with goal setting, academic support, career guidance, and adulting.


Registration is simple and there is no cost to parents or students. Please review the attached brochure for more information or contact your child's counselor for more information.

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ATTENTION 9TH GRADE Parents and Students

DCSD has partnered with Emory University and the Atlanta Urban Debate Organization to provide a virtual series of informative college preparatory workshops to our 9th grade students. The initiative is "Illuminate: Navigating Your Path to College." We encourage our 9th grade students to participate. Please see the flyer below for more information.

Financial Aid Night Video Available

Attention Senior Students and Parents,

If you were unable to attend the Finacial Aid Night in September or last week, please click below to access the recording of the session.



2021-2022 Financial Aid Presentation.mp4

COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS

Parents and Scholars,


Below are the remaining dates for the ACT and SAT for the 2021-2022 school year. Students must register for the exam by visiting the ACT or College Board website.


ACT: https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html

College Board: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register


Parents of students who are seeking accommodations for either exam should reach out to our testing coordinator, Mr. Paris Burd at Paris_Burd@dekalbschoolsga.org.

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Class of 2022 Updates

Seniors, click here to complete your Class of 2022 Information Sheet!


Senior Remind Join Codes


Click to join the Remind for your last name and counselor:


Cap and Gown Orders from Jostens

CLICK HERE to order your cap, gown, stole, and tassel package from Jostens.
Cost: $75 (plus tax); deposit: $50
Please order by October 31, 2021. All balances must be paid by April 1, 2022.

THIS WEEK'S VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISIT

Attention AMHS Juniors and Seniors,

The University of Wes Georgia will host a virtual college visit this Thursday, November 9th at 2 pm. Please stop by the counseling center to secure a pass if you are interested in attending.

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School Uniforms

Thank you for assisting us in maintaining the AMHS School Uniform Policy. The vast majority of our students are following the uniform policy. Please continue to remind your student to be in the appropriate school uniform daily. As a reminder, all students are expected to wear their navy Blazer each Monday for "Blazer Mondays." This is a required part of the AMHS uniform. Please review the uniform policy below with your student. Thank you in advance for assisting us with our uniform policy. Click the following link to the list of the AMHS Uniform Vendors.

Need a Chromebook

New student Chromebooks were delivered and issued last week. If your student needs a Chromebook. Please complete the DCSD Chromebook User Agreement and return it to Mr. Burd (Paris_Burd@dekalbschoolsga.org). Once the user agreement is received, the student will be assigned a Chromebook. The user agreement form is linked below.