AMHS Good News, Awards & Recognitions
AMHS Baseball Takes Region Title!
The Arabia Mountain High School Boys Baseball team, under the leadership of Coach Hoxie, took the Region 5-AAAAA title last week and moves on to the State Playoffs.  CLICK HERE to access the full article on the AJC High School Sports blog! Congrats to our Boys Baseball Team!! 
AMHS Educational Support Professional of the Year II

Congratulations to AMHS Head Counselor Tammy Bates for being name Arabia Mountain High School Educational Support Professional II for 2016-2017!  
AMHS Educational Support Professional of the Year I

Congratulations to AMHS Attendance Secretary Rosalind Young for being named the Arabia Mountain High School Educational Support Professional I for 2016-2017!  
AMHS Teacher of the Year 2017
Congratulations to AMHS Culinary Arts Teacher April Langer for being named Arabia Mountain High School Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017!  
Congrats Varsity Boys Track Team

Congratulations to Coach Webb and the Varsity Track team for winning the Region 5A Championship April 20th!. This is the first region championship for track in school history. The team now moves on to the State Playoffs. Congratulations Coach Webb!! We are so proud of you!! 
Art Students Receive Awards!
AMHS Senior Jordan Holmond and 10th grade student Arantza Pena recently received awards for their artistic work.  Jordan received the Gold Key Award in photography for Scholastic Art & Writing Awards along with three honorable mentions.  Arantza Pena received the Silver Key for Painting and was awarded the DeKalb County School District Art Star for Region 4. Additionally, Arantza was accepted for the Governor's Honors Program fo Visual Art. Both Arantza and Jordan will have their art on display in the Art Star Hall of Fame at DeKalb County School District Offices (AIC).  Congrat Jordan and Aranzta!
AMHS WBL Students - Work Ready Certified!
Arabia Mountain High School's Work-Based Learning Students are Georgia WORK READY and WORKKEYS Certified.

On March 6th, the WBL students sat for the WorkKeys Assessments in Reading for Information, Locating Information, and Applied Mathematics and 100% passed.  All 60 students will receive the National Career Readiness Certification and a graduation cord. The following are their certifications levels:
  • Bronze Level = 7 
  • Silver Level = 45
  • Gold Level = 8
Congrats to Ms. Smith and our Work Based Learing Students!  
AMHS Receives Engineering Excellence Award
Outstanding technology and engineering educators and students were honored by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) at its 79th Annual Conference held March 16-18, 2017 in Dallas, Texas.  Among those educators were Arabia Mountain High School's Ezra Thompson, Shenica Mathieu, and Itamar Roberts who accepted the ITEEA Program of Excellence Award for our Engineering and Technology Program.  Congrats to our Engineering and Technology Department for the well deserved recognition! 
FBLA State Conference Winners
Ms. Erika Mayfield reports that Arabia Mountain High School FBLA students had a successful state leadership conference this year! Three students from AMHS won and two that will be advancing to the National Leadership Conference this summer in Anaheim California! The three winners are: 
  • Kailah Trice-1st Place-Public Speaking II
  • Jordan Holmond-1st Place-Business Communication
  • Artis Trice-5th Place-Global Business
AMHS HOSA Receives Honors at Conference
AMHS HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) chapter was very successful and had a great time at the HOSA State Leadership Conference this year!! The conference included over 4,000 students from all over Georgia. The conference included over 300 chapters. AMHS hosa had 37 students attend the conference and 10 students placed within the top 10 finals for 5 competitive events.  Click thru to view student's awards: 
AMHS Seniors Teach Writing Skills at CMS
AMHS Seniors Kailah and Artis Trice were recently featured on the DeKalb County School District website for partnering with Columbia Middle School to teach writing skills to 6th grade students.  Many thanks to Kailah and Artis for sharing their talents with their younger peers and representing Arabia Mountain High School in such a postive light.  CLICK HERE to access the full article on the DCSD website. 
Congrats AMHS Bands
The AMHS Symphonic Band and the AMHS Wind Symphony, under the direction of Ms. Monica Fogg,  were both awarded straight superiors for their performances at their Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE) held Friday, March 10th.  The Wind Symphony was also awarded a superior rating for sight reading as well.  Ms. Fogg says she is extremely proud of the AMHS band students and thanks all for supporting her goals for the AMHS band program.   
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Advanced Placement Exam
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End of Course Testing Letter to Parents
Letter from Dr. Swanson with important information about EOC Testing.
Student Code of Conduct
Code of Student Conduct: Student Rights and Responsibilities and Character Development Handbook
AMHS Student/Parent Handbook 2016-2017
AMHS policies, procedures, etc.
Bell Schedules 2016-2017
Bell Scheduled for both A & B weeks.
A & B Week Calendar 2017-2017
Lists A & B weeks for the entire school year.
Dress Code
Info about School Uniforms and the AMHS dress code
ESEA Parents Right to Know Letter
This letter explains parents' rights to know the professional qualifications of classroom teachers as directed by the ESEA.
After School Loitering Policy
All students who are not participating in school-sponsored activities must vacate the building and leave the premises no later than 4:00pm daily. This is in accordance with state law and the DeKalb County Student Code of Conduct.  Click Here to download the 2015-2016 letter from Mr. Swanson to all AMHS parents explaining this policy in detail.  
Infinite Campus Info
Infinite Campus parent and student portals are now up and running! Please Click Here to visit the DSCD Campus Portal webpage for more information or contact Ms. Ellis in the Arabia Mountain High School front office.
DeKalb High School of Technology-South
District 5 School Board Representative

Vickie B. Turner is an educator with over 24 years of experience and is a 20+ year DeKalb County resident. She is co-pastor of Augustine Chapel with her husband. Turner has a Masters of Education from Troy State University and a Bachelors of Science from Bowling Green State University. She currently oversees the day-to-day operations of The Augustine Preparatory Academy of Atlanta (TAPAA) which was formed from Cathedral Academy (est. 1984). 
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