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Thursday October 30, 2014 
Rams of the Month for October
Congratulations to the following students for being selected as our October Rams of the Month!  Students are selected each month by teachers to recognize their hard work and dedication:

Alexandria

Young

Alexis

Florence

Alisia

Thomas

Amanda

Turner

Artis

Trice

Brittany

Edwards

Bradley

Haynes

Crystal

Palmer

Dante

Ferguson Jr.

Dion

Sands

Jair

Griffin

Jalen

Moore

Jaquette

Williams

Jasmine

Hardy

Jasmine

Staten

Jordan

Purcell

Jordyn

White

Joshua

Smith

Julian

Larkins

Justin

Smith

Kendra

Dorsey

Luke

Lewinson

Malaika

Vinson

Mohamed

Konneh

Morgan

McBride

Natavia

Cook

Niah

Redmond

Overton

Wright

Rachel O.

Lee

Shauna

Logan

Shayla

Burnett

Toni

Smith

Taylor

Baker

Temple

Wallen

Travian

Hall

Troi

Allen-Lowry

Elizabeth M.

Harris

 

 

 
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.  

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!
 
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! 
AMHS in the News!
Arabia Mountain High School was mentioned favorably in two AJC articles regarding high school graduation rates across the state.  The articles appeared in the Metro Section of the  Atlanta Journal-Constitution on December 12th & 15th.  
District Events
Upcoming Events
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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