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Friday January 30, 2015  
Prom 2015
Prom 2015 will be held on Friday, April 3rd!
Will you be ready?
For info on everything prom,
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to visit the
AMHS Prom 2015 Webpage!  
Rampage Newspaper is Online!

It’s a newspaper, not a snooze paper… 

AMHS would like to present its first online newspaper! There you can read about breaking news, sports, album reviews and so much more. Come and support the newspaper team at
www.amhsrampage.weebly.com
and read all about it! Check out our promotional video below: 
   
AMHS Good News, Awards & Recognitions
AMHS Band Students Attend JanFest

Congratulations to Malik Sowell (11th Grade, Clarinet) and Kelli Harper (9th Grade, Flute) who were selected and participated in the JanFest Honor Band Festival, held January 22nd-25th, at the University of Georgia.   The University of Georgia January High School Band Festival (“JanFest”) is a four-day event for high school band musicians. Students are nominated for participation by their director.

 
Students of the Month for December

Congratulations to the following students for being selected as our December 2014 Rams of the Month!  Students are selected each month by teachers to recognize their hard work and dedication:

Antonique Gray

Christian Blake

Destiny Flemons

Mary Kan

Rebecca West

Kara Nelson

Cassidy Perry

Ousmane N’diaye

Morgan Holmond

Joshua Anderson

Terrence Pleasant

Jodi Robinson   

Govinda Harris

Aaron Allen

Odette Nawoue

Skyy Dubose

Julian Blake

Michael Bryan

Richard Nwakamma

Artis Trice

Jasmine Staten

Camille Edmond

Joshua Gordon

Christopher Dodson

Charmaine Perry

Lourrain Simon

Amelia Bentley

Ernest Bell

Jacobs, Haliyma

 

 
AMHS Teachers of the Month for December 2014

Congratulations to the following teachers for being awarded AMHS Teachers of the Month for December 2014:

April Langer & Denise Thames
 
DCSD Teacher of the Year
Congratulations go to AHMS Science teacher Ms. Tanya Mason for being recognized as the DeKalb County School District and Region IV Teacher of the Year! We are proud to have Ms. Mason on our teaching staff and appreciate her dedication and commitment to the students at Arabia Mountain High School!

 
Mr. & Miss Arabia Mountain 2014-2015
On October 4th 2014 in the presence of over 300 attendees, Charles Rainey and Tseganesh “Gracie” Gebresilassie were crowned as Mr. and Miss Arabia 2014-2015. This scholarship competition is sponsored by the Arabia Mountain High School PTSA each year. The winners receive a $500 scholarship plus a host of other benefits. The runner-ups also receive cash scholarships.

Mr. Arabia, Charles Rainey, is a senior honor student with a 3.8 GPA and is in the engineering pathway. As a seasoned violist, Charles performed a medley of songs with his violin. Miss Arabia, Tseganesh “Grace” Gebresilassie, is a senior honor student with a 3.9 GPA in the business pathway and is the first generation of her Ethiopian family to live in the United States. Grace performed a self-written spoken word entitled “My Battleground”.
 
Congrats to our Science Quiz Bowl Team


The AMHS Science Quiz Bowl Teams took 2nd & 3rd Place awards in the Conference of
the National Organization of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) STEM Quiz Bowl and Science Fair held in New Orleans September 26 - September 28, 2014. Our students competed against 14 other schools in the senior division of this national competition. Additionally, two AMHS students,
Mauranda Upchurch and Phyllicia Thomas, placed 1st and 3rd respectively for their research which they presented in the Science Fair competition. Please congratulate these students for their outstanding performance and accomplishment. They represented Arabia Mountain High School extremely well with pride and academic achievement.

 
AMHS Student Receives Children's Healthcare Honor

Congratulations go to Kinari Morris, an 11th grade Healthcare Career Pathway student at AMHS, for being selected as one of 30 students to attend Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Explorer program. Kinari was selected out of 120 applicants.

The Explorers program provides an opportunity for high school students (grades 9 - 12) to learn and practice leadership skills while discovering a new and exciting world of healthcare careers. Explorers attend lectures and panel discussions by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta physicians as well as healthcare professionals employed by the hospital.

Congrats Kinari!
 
District Events
Upcoming Events
Conference Scheduling
Parent-Teacher Conference Night is February 12th from 4:00pm-6:00pm.
 
Registration is now open. Click on the link below to go to the scheduling website. To begin the process, select one or more of the teachers you would like to meet with, then click "continue". Once you register, you will be sent an e-mail with a link to access the appointment times. Appointments are available on a first-come/first-served basis. If all appointments are filled, please e-mail the teacher directly to arrange another day and time. Please do not sign up for more than one conference in the same time slot.
to schedule a conference
 
Georgia Parent Survey
Parents,
You are urged to take the Georgia Parent Survey using the link below. The survey will be used to help calculate our school's Climate Star Rating. The survey is 24 questions and should take no more than 5-10 minutes to complete.
 
Click Here to access the survey.
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.
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 a letter from Mr. Swanson to all AMHS parents explaining this policy in detail.  
Principal's Address 2014-2015
Click Here to view or download Principal Swanson's 2014-2015 letter to the AMHS community.
DeKalb High School of Technology-South
AMHS Receives Learning Gardens Grant
Arabia Mountain High School recently received a Nature Works Learning Program Grant presented in partnership with the Nature Conservancy, The Captain Planet Foundation and the Environmental Media Association. AMHS is the first of eleven Metro Atlanta Schools to receive this grant in 2014. On April 3rd, representatives of these organizations visited Arabia Mountain to celebrate the award by working side by side with our AMHS Environmental (LEAF) students in the school’s gardens. For more information, visit the links below to read recent articles about AMHS and the the program. 
 
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