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Wednesday October 22, 2014 
Parent-Teacher Conference Scheduling is Now Open
Parent-Teacher Conference Night is November 20th 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. 

Homecoming Court 2014
Congratulations to our AMHS 2014 Homecoming Court Winners:

9th Grade
Iyanna McMillan & Eris Walker

10th Grade
Ariyanna Ingram & Shawn Brewer

11th Grade
Natalee Caldwell & Quincey Wilson

12th Grade
Jaymie Brame & Tony Evans

Homecoming King and Queen 
Diamond Williams & Robert "Alex" Williams  
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!    
Congrats to our Science Quiz Bowl Teams

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.  

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

Adrian Panton

Akaisha Logan

Alexis Nealy

Angel Carter

Bryce Reid

Carl Hart

Chandler Jones

Chant’e Lively

Charnele Prince

Cierra James

Collis White

Cyle Clark

Destiny Flemons

Djimon Moore

Haliyma Jacobs

Hanna McKennon

Janai Walker

Julian Harrilal

Kayla Buckner

Kayla Smith

Kenyon Beasley

Keyanna Morton

Lauren Deas

Luke Aaron Lewinson

Maliah Hull

Marion Guthrie

Mary Kan

Michael Straw

Morgan McBride

Morgan Merritt

Morgan White

Neena Senior

Neverson-Anyjah Heatley

Nia Thomas

Rafacia Todd

Rebecca West

Richard Taylor

Stephen Beasley

Tristan Moyer

Vincent Shoulars

 
Infinite Campus Information
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. 
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!
 
2014-2015 Letter from the Principal

Dear Arabia Mountain High School Family,
It is with great pleasure that I serve you as Principal of Arabia Mountain High School. The vision for Arabia Mountain High School is to create a nationally recognized school of excellence with students who excel and compete on all levels to be successful in a rapidly changing world by creating stability, significance, opportunities, and traditions.   

AMHS 2014 Gates Millennium Scholars
Arabia Mountain High School is excited to announce four Seniors from the 2013-2014 school year received Gates Millennium Scholarships.  Congratulations go to :

Njeri Bennett
Amera Dixon
David Shoneye
Juwan Thompson


And, since opening in 2009, Arabia Mountain can boast having Gates Millennium Scholars in each of its four (4) graduating classes: 2011 (1 - Leticha Heflin), 2012 (2 – Anastasia Carter and Joe Lindsey), 2013 (3 - Ayomide Charles” Akin-David, Morgan McCall, Karri Thomas) and 2014 (4 - Njeri Bennett, Amera Dixon, David Shoneye, and Juwan Thompson).
 
AMHS Named AP Honor School
Arabia Mountain High School has been included on State Superintendent John Barge's list of AP Honor Schools!  Specifically, Arabia Mountain has been named an AP Stem School which means we have students testing in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses. Congratulations to the entire faculty, staff, and students for maintaining an environment where students are challenged to do their very best! 
District Events
Upcoming Events
Reflections Contest 2014-2015
Be Part of PTA’s Reflections® Program because the world needs to know your inner artist!
 
The 2014-2015 Theme: The world would be a better place if...
 
Entries from all grades and all abilities welcome in the following categories:
Dance Choreography • Film Production • Literature Music Composition • Photography • Visual Arts
 
The Reflections Arts Recognition Program is a national arts recognition and achievement program for students. Since 1969, over 10 million students across the nation have taken part in this popular PTA program. The Reflections Program provides an excellent opportunity for students to unleash their creative talents and be inspired and receive recognition for their original works of art.
 
The deadline to submit entries to the Arabia Mountain HS PTSA is October 15, 2014 by 5:00pm. Reflection entry forms and information can be obtained from the PTSA front table.
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.  
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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