AMHS Weekly Update

October 18, 2021 - October 22, 2021

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.

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- TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19th

Attention Senior Students and Parents,


This is a reminder, if you or your parents were unable to attend the financial aid meeting held in September, the link below is for the recorded session. Also, there will be another live session next Tuesday, October 19th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. The link to the live meeting tomorrow will be posted on the school's website.


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.

VIRTUAL COLLEGE VISITS

Virtual College visits have begun. Please stop by the counseling office to sign-up to attend the virtual visits.
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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.

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.