AMHS Good News, Awards & Recognitions
September Students of the Month
Congrats to the following students for being selected AMHS Students of the Month by their teachers!

Miriam Armstrong Cyle Clark
Jesus Flores-Valladares Giana Levy
Taiyah Lockett Durham Moten
Brandon Perry Yasmin Roble
Jordan Smoot Jalyn Snipes
Aleah Stephens Mia Sterling
Robert Troy  
 
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 Football In the NEWS!

Photo-Mark Brock
The Arabia Mountain High School Football Team's recent successes were featured on the Atlanta Journal's AJC.com website.  CLICK HERE to view the article.  
Miss and Mr. Arabia Mountain Contestants Named
Congratulations to the PTSA Mr. and Miss Arabia Contestants for 2016-2017:

Miss Arabia:
Chante' Lively
Shaquel Woodside
Kristin Amadasun
Cyle Clark
Destiny Crumbley

Mr. Arabia:
Desmond Rocker

Come out an see our contestants compete for the honor of representing Arabia Mountain High School. The event will be held Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 6:00pm in the AMHS Theater.  For more information CLICK HERE to download the flyer.

 
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.  
AMHS Achieves 95.5 CCRPI Score!
Arabia Mountain High School saw a significant increase in its College & Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) for 2015.  AMHS earned a score of 95.5 for 2015!  This reflects an increase from 83.1 during the previous year.  Many other DeKalb County School District schools also achieved significant increases.  Click Here to download the DCSD News Release for further details.

 
AMHS Students Attend ISEF Competition!

Congratulations to Hanna Mekonnen and Izegboya Oyakhire for attending the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix, AZ. Approximately 1,700 high school students from over 75 countries, regions, and territories are awarded the opportunity to showcase their independent research and compete for approximately $4 million in prizes. Click Here for more information about the ISEF.

 
Congrats to our AFJROTC Cadets!
Congratulations AFJROTC! Our unit here at Arabia Mountain has been recognized by the United States Air Force as one of the best of 887 AFJROTC units worldwide. Please congratulate our cadets and instructors for putting the RAMS on the map. Way to go GA-9512!

 
AMHS Senior Presents at White House Science Fair
Arabia Mountain High School Senior, Nicole Odell, was among more than 100 students who exhibited their innovative projects at the 2016 White House Science Fair.  President Obama hosted his sixth and final White House Science Fair on April 13th, welcoming more than 100 top science, technology, engineering and math students from across the country to show us how they are going to change the future of America.
 


 
AMHS Teacher of the Year 2015-2016
Congratulations to Dr. Fred Okoh for being named AMHS Teacher of the Year. He will represent AMHS for the 2016-2017 school year and be a candidate for the regional and district level Teacher of the Year selection process. He will also serve on the Teacher Advisory Committee. Thank you Dr. Okoh for your excellent service to Arabia Mountain High School.

 
Educational Support Specialist of the Year 2015-2016
Congratulations to Denise Balford for being named the AMHS Educational Support Professional of the Year! Ms. Balford will serve in this capacity for the 2015-2016 school year and be a candidate for the regional ESPOTY selection process. Thank you Ms. Balford for serving as our Discipline Secretary and doing all you do to support our students, teachers and staff! 

 
District Events
Lead Testing Information
Tue Sep 20 2016
to Fri Jun 30 2017
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!
AMHS PTSA
Click Here to visit the AMHS PTSA wesite! 
Quick Links

Student Code of Conduct
Code of Student Conduct: Student Rights and Responsibilities and Character Development Handbook
AMHS Student/Parent Handbook 2016-2017
AMHS policies, procedures, etc.
Bell Schedules 2016-2017
Bell Scheduled for both A & B weeks.
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.
DeKalb High School of Technology-South
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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