AMHS Good News, Awards & Recognitions
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
Congratulations!
 
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.   
TSA Receives Honors at Conference

The AMHS TSA (Technology Student Association) had a wonderful experience at the State Conference this year! The competition included 200 chapters in Georgia, and AMHS won the White Star Chapter Award, the 100% Advisor Awards, and placed in the top 10 finals for 9 competitions.  Click thru for more info:     
Congrats to AMHS Orchestra

On March 2, 2017 the Arabia Mountain High School Orchestra participated in their Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE). They received Superior Ratings (the highest rating possible) on all of their concert pieces, as well as sight reading.  Congrats to Ms. Derringer and all the AMHS String Students! 
Congrats AMHS Reading Bowl Team!

The AMHS Reading Bowl Team took 2nd Place Honors at the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Divisional Competition held March 4th in Conyers, GA.  This ends a highly successful reading bowl season for the team after placing 1st in DeKalb County and 3rd in the Metro Atlanta Regional competitions.  The team will be recognized for their acccomplishments by the DCSD School Board and Superintendent Green at an upcoming school board meeting in April.  Way to go Reading Bowl RAMS!! 
AMHS Freshman Attends FFA Creed Career Development Event
Arabia Mountain High School FFA member T’Ashley Spence recently competed in the Area I FFA Creed Career Development Event. She placed and will compete in the North Region FFA Creed Speaking CDE. The event was held at Sonoraville High School in Calhoun, Ga, February 7, 2017.
 
AMHS Student Spends Day with Dr. Greene!
Iren Igbere had the opportunity to shadow Dr. Greene, Dekalb County School superintendent January 27, 2017. Irene is a part of the Dekalb County student advisory Board. During her time spent with Dr. Greene, she was introduced to a very busy day by his secretary. Her day was busy with tours of the school board building and different departments from Communication to CTAE. She was taken to the state capitol building where she met the Dekalb Senate Delegation. Her day ended with a Q & A community forum that evening. Her experience shadowing the superintendent was very informative and learned that Dr. Greene is a hardworking, passionate person who has the best interest for all Dekalb County students! 
Actress Visits AMHS Drama Class

Film and TV actress Erica Ash
of "Real Husbands of Hollywood" and "Survivor's Remorse", came to speak to our AMHS drama students on Monday January 23rd about her pathway as an actress and overall entertainer. She also gave advice about professionalism in the theater community.  Many thanks to Ms. Ash for taking time from her schedule to share her experiences with our students and to our drama teacher Ms. Mathieu for coordinating the visit!  
District Events
Spring Break Resources
Wed Mar 29 2017
to Fri Apr 7 2017
Upcoming Events
Varsity Gymnastics Meet
Thu Mar 30 2017
Arabia Mountain Prom
Fri Mar 31 2017
Spring Break
Mon Apr 3 2017
to Fri Apr 7 2017
Varsity Girls Soccer
Mon Apr 10 2017
Varsity Boys Soccer
Tue Apr 11 2017
 
The Arabia Mountain High School WebStore is open for business!  This online store allows parents and their students to easily and securely purchase school items online such as class fees, club dues, field trips, yearbooks, etc. Click Here to access the Webstore!
AMHS PTSA
Click Here to visit the AMHS PTSA wesite! 
Quick Links

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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