AMMS Lion's Roar

"Recognize the Roar"

Monday, December 6, 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

December 6th through January 21st - K-12 ELA Textbook Adoption (8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.)

December 8 - Band and Orchestra Holiday 6:30 p.m.

December 10 - Deadline for PTA collection of Gift Cards for Teachers and Staff

December 13 to December 15 - Purchase a Candy-Cane-Gram in the front rotunda (8:10 a.m. until 8:40 a.m.)

Media Center News

Winner of the Spelling Bee.

Congratulations to the champion of the Autrey Mill Middle School 2021-2022 Spelling Bee, Linbo Z! He will go on to represent our school at the county competition. Way to go, Linbo!

K-12 ELA Textbook Adoption

During the 2021-2022 school year, FCS will review resources for textbook adoption for English Language Arts in Grades K-12. All teachers, parents, and community members are encouraged to participate in the public review from now through January 21, 2022.

Materials are on display in A150, so please stop by anytime from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. December 6th through January 21st to look at the textbook options for middle school students.

Please visit the textbook adoption website ( for additional details. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Ashley Perry ( or Kristen Barksdale (

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AMMS PTA Needs Your Help for the Holidays!

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It’s that time of the year when we give special thanks to the important people in our lives. The Teachers and Staff at AMMS do an amazing job! Let’s show our support and thanks for all their hard work!

AMMS PTA will be collecting $10 gift cards from November 15, 2021, thru December 10, 2021.

We would like to give all teachers and staff a thank you of at least two $10 gift cards. A gift card collection box will be placed in the Front Office. Some popular gift cards they have enjoyed in the past include Target, Starbucks, Amazon, Gas cards, Publix/Kroger, Chick Fil A and other restaurants...GET CREATIVE! Please consider donating one or more $10 gift cards to show AMMS Staff how much we appreciate them! For questions, please contact Carol Muro at *Physical gift card preferred over digital. *


AMMS Student Council Candy Cane Gram Event

Our student council has adopted a family this holiday season to help make their spirits bright.

Purchase a Candy-Cane-Gram for $1. Send to friends or AMMS staff members. All proceeds will go to a local family in need.

When: Monday December 13th to Wednesday December 15th

Where: Front Rotunda of Autrey Mill


Interact Club

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FCS Innovation Academy Accepting Applications

FCS Innovation Academy, a STEM magnet high school, is currently accepting applications for their 9th grade class for the 2022-2023 school year. Current 8th graders who live in North Fulton attendance zones, including AMMS, are eligible to apply. Applications can be found at and both sections of the application will be due by January 15, 2022. There are no academic requirements to be accepted, and a lottery is held in February.

IA offers a rigorous STEM curriculum for students interested in pursuing pathways in Engineering, IT, and healthcare. The best way to learn about the school is to take a tour and attend a parent information session. IA will be hosting another tour on Thursday 12/9 at 4:45 p.m. at the school.. To find out more about IA and sign up for a tour, please visit our website For more questions, you may also email


Everyday checkout procedures

  • Please send a note with your student to the front office the morning of the early check out.
  • Put the time you will check out your student in the note.
  • The note becomes the students PASS to leave class and meet you at the front desk.
  • We do not call into classrooms as not to interrupt instructional time.

If you have question about this please contact Carman Anderson, Jackie Dejo or Patricia Movilla-Leal.


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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.

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Yearbook Information

Please click the links for purchasing a yearbook.

Buy a yearbook here!

Buy a commemorative 8th Grade Yearbook Ad here!

We Need Your Photos!

This year, we’re bringing back our popular photo submissions for the yearbook. Our yearbook staff is looking for photos of the following: pets, favorite foods/cooking, travel, and Jr. Gladiator sports.

Please use this link to submit photos: Please include as many names in the submission as you can.

Questions, email our AMMS yearbook advisor, Mrs. Wesker (