AMHS Good News, Awards & Recognitions
Toys 'n' Tunes Toy Drive
Arabia Mountain’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter partnered with the AMHS library for a fundraiser called Toys N’ Tunes. The objective was to collect toys and ITunes and Google Play gift cards for the children at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and it was a huge success! One hundred forty-eight toys were donated to the hospital on December 23rd by President, Kailah Trice, and Treasurer, Artis Trice, just in time for the gift selection that the hospital was hosting for the children. Thank you to all who donated and participated!  
AMHS CTAE Program Wins Excellence Award!
Congratulations to our CTAE teachers and staff for winning the ITEEA Program Excellence Award.  Sponsored by the International Technology Engineering and Educators Association and Paxton/Patterson, The Program Excellence Award is one of the highest honors given to technology and engineering education programs at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. The Program Excellence Award is presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to the profession and students. Awards are given to one program from each category from every state.  Congrats to our outstanding technology and engineering teachers for this honor!  
Congrats RAMS Varsity Football for an Outstanding Season!
We congratulate Coach Stanley Pritchett and the Varsity Football team for an outstanding season. The team won the Region 5A Championship and made it to the second round of the State Playoffs. It has been a season of firsts and we are proud of our Coaches and our student athletes. Many thanks to the Ram Nation for your support.  
Congrats Dr. Okoh our DCSD Teacher of the Year!
Congratulations to Dr. Fred Okoh for being named the Dekalb County Schools District wide Teacher of the Year. This marks the third year in a row that a district TOTY has been selected from our Arabia Mountain High School faculty!  Dr. Okoh, who is the AMHS Science Department Head and teaches chemistry, is now in the running for statewide Teacher of the Year!  Great job Dr. Okoh...we are so proud of you! 
AMHS National Science Bowl & Science Fair Winners!

During the National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineer's 43rd annual conference, held in Raleigh, NC, 16 students participated in the STEM weekend science fair/science bowl competition. AMHS science bowl teams competed against 12 teams from across the country. All four AMHS teams made it to the semifinals round. Two of the teams (Rams 1 and Rams 2) were eliminated during the semi-final round. Rams 3 and AMHS 1 competed in the championship round with AMHS 1 taking first place and Rams 3 taking second place.  (Click thru for details)
Congrats AMHS NSBE!!
The Arabia Mountain High School Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers had an excellent weekend at the Annual Region 3 Conference at the Sheraton Hotel. Three of our officers, Ousmane Ndiaye, Amanda Turner, and Tarrance Nealey, placed 2nd in the Regional Math Competition, beating out students from 6 other states.   
YAC and SADD Sponsors Bullying Panel Discussion

The AMHS Youth Action Center and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) hosted a bullying workshop and panel at Arabia Mountain High School. In the workshop, attendees were able to test their knowledge by taking a fact or fiction quiz about bullying. Then, students created a skit that stressed the importance of descriptive versus judgmental language.
Wendy's High School Heisman Winners!
Congratulations AMHS Seniors Ebony Upshaw and Digue Guilavogui for being named National Wendy's High School Heisman School Winners. These outstanding athletes were chosen for their achievement in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. Way to go Ebony and Digue!  For more information on the Wendy's High Schhool Heisman program CLICK HERE 
Congratulations Cambriel Thomas!
Congratulations go to AMHS 10th grader Cambriel Thomas!  She spent spring break 2016 in Greece, participating in the EF Educational Tours 2016 Project weShare. Out of hundreds of submissions from the US and Canada, Cambriel’ s project was one of the top 4 winners. Cambriel also won in the Social Studies category with her project, "Resting on Your Laurels." Please congratulate Cambriel when you see her. 
October Students of the Month
Congrats to the following students for being selected AMHS Students of the Month by their teachers!

Aaron So

Aleah Stephens

Anisa Salam

Armoni Farmer

Brianna Young

Cassandra Webb

Emioluwa Adenuga

Epiphany Johnson

Izeboya Oyakhire

Jalen Hasan

Jessamya Lockett

Kierra Steward

Shanissee R. Lee

Shayla Shaw

Taiyah Lockett

Tia Pritchett

Sean Spencer

Zion McFadden

Myasia Riddick

Lourrain Simon

Leah Edwards

Jordan Howard

Congrats AMHS TSA
Congratulations to our Arabia Mountain High School TSA (Technology Student Association) officers for having a successful Chapter Officer Retreat for Excellence weekend in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains in Rabun County, GA. They competed against , networked with , and participated in leadership training activities with over 600 student leaders from all over Georgia. As a result of their hard work and efforts, they won the 100% Chapter Award, The Spirit of C.O.R.E award, and three Statesman's Awards. They also made the final top 12 in the state for two Promotional Designs and their Membership Recruitment Poster Design. The finals will be judged at Tech Day at the Georgia National Fair October 10th, 2016 in Perry, Georgia.  
AMHS Student Named FFA National Delegate!
Congratulations to our own 4th year Arabia Mountain Future Farmer of America member and currently FFA president, Irene Igbere. She was selected to serve as a delegate for the National FFA convention October 18-22, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. As a delegate, she will propose amendments to the National FFA constitution, recommend future National FFA activities, and elect National FFA officers.  
Upcoming Events
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!
Click Here to visit the AMHS PTSA wesite! 
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AMHS Student/Parent Handbook 2016-2017
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Bell Schedules 2016-2017
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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.
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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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