AMS Eagle Report

Newsletter for Parents, Students, Teachers & the Community

ER Volume 7

Sept. 28, 2015

AMS Administration Team

Principal: Melanie J. Barkley melanie.barkley@acs-k12.org

Asst. Principal: Chris Pennington chris.pennington@acs-k12.org

Admin. Asst: Darius Gilbert darius.gilbert@acs-k12.org

Counselor: LouAnn O'Rear louann.orear@acs-k12.org

Learning Support Counselor AIS/AMS: Shana Winter shana.winter@acs-k12.org

Student Forms NEED TO BE RETURNED

Some students had forms attached to their progress reports that need to be returned ASAP. These are forms that were sent home at the beginning of the year and did not get returned. This is our 2nd attempt to collect these forms. If you had forms attached to your progress report please complete the forms and return. Thank you.

Sign Up for One Call Now Text Message Alerts

ACS uses One Call Now to send emergency and informational notifications to keep you informed of important events, activities, and last minute changes. Athens Middle currently calls you with voice notification messages and would like to be able to send important alerts to your cell phone as text messages as well as voice messages. If you have a text message plan, these messages will be included in that plan; otherwise, standard text message charges apply. If you would like to receive text message notifications, text the word, alert, to 22300 or visit us at www.OneCallNow.com/TextAlerts. Again, to receive text message notifications, text the word, alert, that's, A, L, E, R, T, to 22300 or visit us at www.OneCallNow.com/TextAlerts. If you are located in Canada or a U. S. Territory, please text the word RESUME to (937)240-0720. If you are located in a different country, please text the word RESUME to country code +44 793-794-7401.

AMS is NOW COLLECTING BOX TOPS for EDUCATION

AMS is now collecting box tops. Please have students bring in their box tops to the front office with their name on the envelope. The top 3 students that brings in the most box tops by Oct. 19 will receive a prize.

What's Happening This Week

Monday, September 28

  • AMS Volleyball at Elkmont MS 4:30pm
  • AHS Football Freshman/JV vs. East Limestone at Home F at 5:30 and JV at 6:30
  • AMS Fall baseball workouts for anyone interested in trying out 3:30-5pm @ MS Baseball Field at AHS *Meet in Coach Stockman's Room at after school *This is for anyone not currently playing a school sport

Athens HS Cheer Camp

Kiddie Camp info & registration form link here. Camp is from Sept 28-Oct 1

Children Ages 4-12

Cost is $50

Campers cheer before game vs Cullman on Oct 2

Spirit Shirts ON SALE from SGA/Eagle Ambassadors

Eagle Ambassadors/ SGA will begin selling spirit shirts the week of Sept 27th

$15 for Baseball Tshirt style, long sleeve spirit shirts and $25 for Hoodies

Shirts will be on sale until October 16th. (See Designs Below)

Tuesday, September 29

  • AMS Fall baseball workouts for anyone interested in trying out 3:30-5pm @ MS Baseball Field at AHS *Meet in Coach Stockman's Room at after school *This is for anyone not currently playing a school sport
  • AHS Varsity & JV Volleyball at Muscle Shoals 4:30pm
  • AMS Soccer Tryouts for Boys and Girls 3:30-4:45pm at the SportsPlex on the South Field (Hwy 31)

Wednesday, September 30

  • AMS Soccer Tryouts for Boys and Girls 3:30-4:45pm at the SportsPlex on the South Field (Hwy 31)

Thursday, October 1

  • First Priority Meets at 7:30am in the Library - This is open to all students who would like to attend.
  • AMS FB at Florence 7th Gr at 5:00 and 8th at 6:30pm
  • AMS Fall baseball workouts for anyone interested in trying out 3:30-5pm @ MS Baseball Field at AHS *Meet in Coach Stockman's Room at after school *This is for anyone not currently playing a school sport
  • AHS Varsity Boys Swim Team Grissom Invitational at the Brahan Spring Natatorium

Friday, October 2

  • AHS Varsity Football vs Cullman at Home 7pm

Saturday, October 3

  • AHS Volleyball Varsity at East Limestone Varsity T'ment

    AHS Volleyball JV at Decatur HS JV T'ment

  • AHS Cross Country Track 11th Annual Cold Springs "Kudzu Hills Inv" at the Cold Springs Cross Country Trail

FCA Leadership Team

Please sign up in Coach M. Stockman's Room if you are interested in being on the FCA - Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leadership team beginning Monday.

Congratulations to the 2015 AMS Homecoming Court

The following students were selected by their peers to represent AMS on the Homecoming Court.


7th Grade

Girls

Ella Katherine Black

Nancy Grace Brown

Andreya Harris

Riley McEwen

Boys

Jaylen Gilbert

Ian Hargrove

Jordan Scott

Nicholas Stoner



8th Grade

Girls

Madelyn Farmer

Olivia Martindale

Sarah James Morgan

Rachel Rodgers

Carrington Speegle

Lexie Vaughn

Boys

Jaelen Cates

Brandon Cooper

Myles Fewell

Hayden Graves

Laine Holmes

Julius Mayberry

Dr. Henry Griggs - Orthodontics

Thank you for your continued partnership and support of Athens Middle School.

Athens Orthodontics

102 S. Malone St., Suite B
Athens, AL 35611
Phone: 256-216-1717

http://www.griggs-orthodontics.com/

UPCOMING EVENTS

Week of Oct. 5 - 10

Athens Middle

AMS Football Game Thursday, Oct. 8 Homecoming Game vs Cedar Ridge 7th G at 5:00 and 8th G at 6:30

**Homecoming festivities will be between games

Athens High School

AHS Volleyball

Varsity and JV - Monday, Oct. 5 - Austin/Columbia at Home 4:00

Varsity - Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Ardmore HS 6pm


AHS Football

Freshman and JV: Monday, Oct. 5 at Cullman (9th) 5:30pm and 6:30pm (JV)

Varsity - Friday, Oct. 9 vs. Florence HS Home 7pm

Athens City Schools FALL BREAK

ACS Fall Break for students will be Monday, Oct. 12 - Wednesday, Oct. 14.

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