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January 27, 2021
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Academics
Students should be completing all assignments by the scheduled deadlines. All grades earned will be calculated in your final class average. Career Pathway students must have a 2.5 semester GPA and Magnet students must have a 3.0 semester GPA to remain in good academic standing. Falling below the GPA requirement places you in jeopardy of remaining in the program at AMHS. Check with your teachers if you are missing assignments due to absences and work with your teachers to resolve any grading issues. 
Report Cards
The 1st Semester Report Cards are now available in Infinite Campus. As a reminder, Career Pathway students must maintain a 2.5 semester GPA and Magnet Students must maintain a 3.0 semester GPA to remain in good academic standing. Students who have fallen below the semester GPA requirement are currently on academic probation for the Spring 2021 semester and must have the required by the end of the Spring semester to remain in the program. 
2021 Spring Semester Schedule
This week students will attend 1st, 3,rd, 5th and 7th periods on Monday and Thursday, and will attend 2nd, 4th, and 6th, and ELT periods Tuesday and Friday. Wednesday will be an Independent Learning Day (ILD) for all students. ELT attendance is mandatory for all students and attendance will be taken. Junior and Senior students enrolled in OEC, WBL or Dual Enrollment classes will not be penalized for not attending the ELT sessions due to the conflict with their class schedule. 
Please click here for the 2021 Spring Semester Schedule
Please click here for the 2021 Spring ELT Calendar  
 
Chess Club

AMHS has started back up a Chess Club where you can learn, practice, and play over the Internet. Go to Dr. Pfleger’s website to sign up and learn more. Click here for Chess Club Information.

 
Winter Sports
Winter sports have officially begun. Please cheer on our winter sports teams on virtually as they compete this week:

o Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, Varsity Girls Basketball only vs. Druid Hills at Arabia Mtn. @ 5:30pm

Thursday, Jan. 28th, Boys Varsity Basketball only vs. Mays HS at Mays HS @ 6:00pm

Thursday, Jan. 28th, Varsity Girls/Boys Soccer vs. Salem HS at Salem HS @ 5:30pm/7:00pm (preseason scrimmage)

Friday, Jan. 29th, Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball vs. Miller Grove at Arabia Mtn. @ 5:30pm/7:00pm

Saturday, Jan. 30th, Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball vs. Hapeville Charter at Arabia Mtn. @ 5:30pm/7:00pm

Saturday, Jan. 30th, Wrestling State Duals Site TBA


As a reminder, no spectators will be allowed at any of the athletic games this week.

 
Spring Sports

The district has approved Spring Sports to begin. If you are interested in participating in any of our spring sports teams, all athletes must complete the following prior to tryouts:

1. Download the "Dragonfly Max" app to your phone or computer. Once you have done that you will follow the following steps.

2. Create an account and join Arabia Mountain High School, school code is P3MBMB

3. Be sure to choose your team: Baseball

4. Complete the required forms on the APP...there are 9 total.

5. Upload the front side of your medical insurance card and physical form page to include the DOCTOR SIGNED AND DATED page of your physical, and cleared to participate checked off, when it asks for your physical.

6. Be sure that the bar found at the top of your profile is at 100% complete and that all the required fields are green (showing that they are completed correctly).

7. Several forms can be DocuSign from the app

8. All athletes must read, complete and submit the DCSD Return to Participation Guidelines to the head coach prior to participating in tryouts.

9. 100% completion is a MUST to participate on any of the AMHS sport team, NO EXCUSES.

 
2021 AMHS Yearbook
Attention AMHS Students and Staff! The AMHS 2021 Yearbook is now available for pre-order. Please go to ybpay.lifetouch.com to pre-order your AMHS 2021 Yearbook. Please click for information on the 2021 AMHS Yearbook and the Senior Ad FormVisit the school's main page for more information. 
 
Underclassmen Pictures

Underclassmen picture days will take place Wednesday, January 20, 2021 and Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at Arabia Mountain High School. Students will arrive to the school by their designated times and enter and exit through the Gym lobby doors. Please see the flyer on the school’s website to determine the day and time you should report to school to take your picture. As a reminder, Underclassmen will be required to wear the established AMHS uniform shirts for the pictures:

Freshmen –white logo polo or plain white shirt with no printed material

Sophomores—hunter green logo polo shirt or plain hunter green shirt with no printed material 

Juniors—navy blue logo polo shirt or plain navy-blue shirt with no printed material


 
RAMS Gymnastics
The RAMS Gymnastics season will begin on Monday, January 18th. Those interested may check the Athletics page or click HERE for more information.
 
RAMS Baseball
The RAMS Baseball Team will have tryouts on Monday, January 18th from 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm. See the Athletics webpage for more info.
 
RAMS Soccer
There will be a RAM Soccer Team Meeting for Parent and Players on Tuesday, January 12th at 7pm via Zoom. Please visit the school’s Athletics webpage for the link and the meeting ID. 
 
Yearbook Pictures
Yearbook Needs Your Pictures! Follow the official Yearbook Instagram and submit photos: @amhs.2021.yearbook. Send in student life pictures (hanging out with friends, regular selfies, etc.) through the Yearbook Instagram DMs. If you have sports photos that you are willing to share, please send via Instagram DM. 
GearUp Georgia Students
GearUp Georgia Students,

Please take the opportunity to browse the “GearUp” Link on the school’s counseling webpage. There is a list of the Virtual Resources available to you.

 
Virtual Learning Support
Students should use the Virtual Learning Support site at https://www.dekalbschoolsga.org/virtual-learning-support-ticket/ for assistance with the following issues until further notice:

 *Campus Student password reset

 *Launchpad login issues

 *Verge login issues

The Virtual Learning Support site is located on the school’s website.

 
AMHS Library Resources
AMHS students, please use this link for access to books and other resources in our AMHS Library Media Center.
 
AMHS Counseling Contact
Please click here  for our AMHS Counseling Department 
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