4:15 PM - 5:30 PM MSGVB\: LLCA @ AMS
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM MSGVB\: HJHS @ AMS
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Open House
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM GBF\: FMS @ AMS
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM GBF\: FMS @ AMS
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM GBF\: AMS @ CMS
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM GBF\: AMS @ CMS
AMS Progress Reports will go home on September 26th.
Back-to-School Open House is 6pm-7:15pm on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Parents will follow their child’s schedule with three minutes between periods for class changes. Door Prizes will be given out between classes over the intercom. We look forward to seeing you on the 25th!
AMS vs Decatur Football AMS will make up the Decatur football game @Home on Monday, September 17 at 4:45 PM for 7th grade and 6:30 PM for 8th grade.
Flu Shot Rescheduled Because of number of requests, Health Hero Team has canceled Flu shots for today and rescheduled for Friday, September 21st so that they may better prepare to meet the needs of our students that requested the Flu Shot.
AMS Extra-Curricular Passes We appreciate your continued support of AMS students and recognize the costs of that support and the strain it can place on families large and small. Knowing your commitment to our students, we are very proud to announce the launch of our new Athens Middle School Extra-Curricular Pass Packages! We are offering an All Inclusive Extra-Curricular Pass that is good for all AMS home Extra-Curricular events. This pass does not work for AHS events, only AMS Home events. Pricing is as follows:
Single Adult Yearly Pass - $65
Single Student Yearly Pass - $50.
Family Fall Semester Pass - $100
Family Spring Semester Pass - $100
Family Yearly Pass – $175
Passes will become available for purchase beginning September 19th, 2018. You can pay online by choosing “Pay Fees”. You must print and bring your receipt to the main office to pick up your pass beginning September 19th, 2018.
Fall Scantron Assessment September 17-20, 2018
1st, 2nd, 3rd Block - 7th Reading
5th, 6th Block - 8th Reading
1st, 2nd, 3rd Block - 6th Reading
5th, 6th Block - Makeup Reading for ALL grades
1st, 2nd, 3rd Block - 7th Math
5th, 6th Block - 8th Math
1st, 2nd, 3rd Block - 6th Math
5th, 6th Block - Makeup Math for ALL grades.
AMS Library is selling MacBook covers! Please see Mrs. Johnstone for more information. Prices are $20 for solid colors and $22 for designs. We will be offering MacBook accessories and other items in the school store coming soon!
AMS Traffic Flow/Transportation
● Enter campus on Phillip Rivers Dr.
● Follow route with the cones through North parking lot
● Drop Off and Pick Up - Black and Gold Drive at 6th Grade Entrance
● Exit Campus on HWY 31
7th and 8th Grade:
● Enter campus on Swan Creek Drive off of HWY 251
● Continue on Swan Creek Drive behind stadium and behind AMS
● Drop Off and Pick Up - behind building
○ Students will enter building at one entrance near bandroom
■ Signage will be visible to help signify drop off and pick up
● Exit campus - Continue around the building and exit at traffic light on HWY 31
Bus Transportation The Athens City Schools Transportation Department mailed bus stop notification letters on August 15. Letters detailed your bus stop location and other important bus information for the 2018-2019 school year.
To register for bus service, please contact AMS at 256.233.6623. Questions about bus stops can be sent to the transportation department directly using this link: https://www.acs-k12.org/Page/1929
AMS Student Handbook Please note the attendance, dress code, and cell phone sections. https://www.acs-k12.org/Page/418 click 6-12 Handbook.
Get the app! We have a new mobile app to keep you connected at all times. Use the app to check calendars, lunch menus and receive "push" notifications about school events and weather emergencies. To customize your experience, you can select only the schools you want to follow. Download it for free at the App Store or Google Play. Search "Athens City School System."