AMHS Weekly Update

January 10, 2022 - January 14, 2022

WELCOME BACK!!!!

Greetings Parents and Students,


Welcome Back to the Spring 2022 Semester!!!! We are extremely excited about this semester and all that it has to offer. Students will return to in-person learning on Monday, January 10th. As we begin this new semester, please encourage your student to start this semester strong by engaging in learning every day, managing their time to ensure all assignments are completed by scheduled deadlines, and studying daily.


DCSD is consistently monitoring the positive COVID cases throughout the district. To ensure the safety of everyone, masks will be mandatory at all times while on campus and on the buses this semester. The exception will only be when someone is eating breakfast or lunch. Students must place their masks back on their faces after eating. The mask must come all the way up over the nose and all the way down under the chin. When selecting a mask, please choose a mask without exhalation valves or vents that allow virus particles to escape. For more information in selecting the right type of mask for school, please visit CDC’s Guide to Masks. Face shields can be worn; however, a mask must be worn with a shield as well.


DCSD continues to implement the CDC's mitigation strategies and other strategies to lower the risk of transmission of COVID-19 in schools. You are encouraged to review this information and encourage your family to adhere to the guidelines and protocols shared on the district’s website (DCSD Updated Readiness Guide).


We encourage students to wash and/or sanitize their hands frequently and social distance to the greatest extent possible. Students may also want to carry a clear refillable water bottle, personal hand sanitizer, and extra masks while at school for their convenience. Please encourage your student to exercise the mitigation strategies that are in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19.


At AMHS, we are committed to keeping our students, faculty, and staff safe during these unprecedented times.



Thank you for your continued support!

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WINTER MAP ASSESSMENT BEGIN THIS WEEK!!!


Attention 9th and 10th-grade students will begin taking the Winter NWEA MAP Assessment this week. As a reminder, the MAP assessment measure student's achievement and growth in the areas of Mathematics, Reading, and Language Usage. This assessment provides insight to teachers in regards to key information to effectively differentiate instruction for every student.


January 10th and 11th - 9th and 10th grade Math Students- Growth Math Test

January 12th and 13th - 9th and 10th grade ELA Students - Growth Reading Test

January 24th and 25th- 9th and 10th grade Social Studies Students- Growth Language Test

CORE Content and EOC Tutorials for Spring Semester Begins Tuesday, January 11th

Core Content (Non-EOC Courses) Tutorial Sessions

Tuesdays: ELA and Math

Thursday: Science and Social Studies

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


GA Milestones EOC Tutorials

Tuesdays: Coordinate Algebra and American Literature

Thursdays: Biology and US History

3:30 pm - 4:35 pm


To ensure student safety, please be sure to pick up students attending tutorials no later than 4:45 pm.

Attention Rising Juniors and Seniors

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Winter JV and Varsity Athletic Competitions Continue This Week

All Junior Varsity and Varsity basketball games, swim meets and wrestling matches will continue this week. Spectators will be limited to PARENTS ONLY for Junior Varsity competition only. Spectators have been limited to the first 250 tickets on a first come first served basis for all Varsity competitions; therefore, parents will need to purchase their tickets ASAP. Tickets for all events will be posted on GoFan by 12:00 pm on Monday, January 10th. DeKalb passes and GHSA passes are welcome.

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Winter Sports are Here!!! Purchase tickets Online

Tickets for all DCSD sports can be purchased online at GOFAN. Tickets are released every Monday for that week's events. On the GOFAN site, search for Arabia Mountain High School and then complete the transaction to purchase tickets. If an event is canceled due to COVID after tickets have been purchased, your card will be refunded. Click here for details on GOFan. Go Rams!
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Class of 2022 News


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


Senior Remind Join Codes

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.


CLICK HERE for a printable with helpful QR codes.


Please CLICK HERE for the AMHS Class of 2022 Updates. (Updates from the November 10th meeting)

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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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.