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2021-2022 ACHS Course Scheduling

Dear Students/Families:

As we make our way through this challenging year, we begin to look ahead to the promise of the 2021-2022 school year. This week we are starting the initial stages of the course scheduling process for next school year. Initial is the keyword because we know that plans will change and evolve throughout this current school year.

In this Google site, you will find multiple resources to facilitate discussion with your student about initial course selections for next school year. When students make initial selections, those selections can continue to be modified as students learn more about different scheduling options. To select courses for next year, all students are asked to complete a Google form which can be found on the scheduling website. This form can only be accessed by the student’s email address and must be completed by Friday, March 26 at 11:59 pm so we can begin to compile important staffing information for next year.

 

We encourage parents and students to work together to make these important selections. Please contact your student’s school counselor at 

434-946-2815 or via email if you have any questions or are unable to access the online form.

ACHS Course Scheduling Website

ACHS Course Scheduling Instruction Video

 

Ms. Mary Kay McCrea, School Counselor (A-C) mmccrea@amherst.k12.va.us

Ms. Patricia Meade, School Counselor (D-J) pmeade@amherst.k12.va.us

Ms. Lesley Clark, School Counselor (K-Ro) lclark@amherst.k12.va.us

Ms. Kimberly Thomas, School Counselor (Ru-Z) kthomas@amherst.k12.va.us

 

 

School Counseling Services

Dear Students and Parents,

Please complete the School Counseling Services Request form below if you need to speak to a counselor.   We will do our best to see you within a reasonable amount of time. Please only submit one request per day.  Submit form and wait for a counselor to follow-up with you. Please do not come by the office to check or fill out another request until a counselor contacts you.

School Counseling Services Request  

 

Thanks,

Fall Sports Spectator Information

Amherst County High School Athletics 

Fall Sports Spectator Information

 

Amherst County High School in conjunction with the Seminole District is pleased to announce we will be able to host a limited number of spectators for our Fall season athletic events. Under Executive Order 72 from the Governor, we will be limited to 25 spectators indoors and a max of 250 outdoors at this time.  Spectators will only be allowed to attend their school’s home games.  Student-athletes will be required to provide their coaches the names of guests prior to the game/meet/match. Only those individuals listed on the guest list will be allowed to enter the facility. We will not distribute physical passes, we will use the guest list to allow admission. As of right now, all admission to ACHS events is free of charge. 

 

 

We ask that you follow all of the following expectations while attending all events at ACHS:

●  Temperature and health screenings for all spectators will take place for all indoor sporting events.

●   Masks must be properly worn over the nose and mouth at all times. 

●   10 Feet of physical distancing in the stands (households can sit together as outlined in Order 72).  Please sit within the designated spots in the bleachers. Standing along the fence will not be allowed.

●   Concessions will not be available. Outside food and beverages will not be allowed in the stadium or gymnasium. 

●   Spectating from cars or outside of the stadium/field/course will not be allowed. 

●   Spectators will not be allowed to congregate before or after the event.

●   For indoor sports, all spectators will need to exit the gymnasium between the Junior Varsity and Varsity matches to allow school officials the opportunity to sanitize the area. 

●   6 ft of physical distancing will be maintained in the ticket/check-in line. 

●  Guest invitations cannot be shared or reassigned. Only those on the guest list will be allowed admission. Please note there is no exemption for children they must be listed as a guest.  

Failure to follow these expectations may result in dismissal from the event and a ban fromfuture ACHS events.

2021-2022 Program of Studies

Please click on read more and you will see the link to next year's Program Of Studies.

AP Exam Dates and Times

Hello Lancer Family,

This is just a reminder for those taking AP 2nd semester courses and want to take one of the A.P. Exams please have all cash/checks in by the deadline of Thursday March 11th to Mrs. Sandidge in the School Counseling Office. If you need an extra copy here are forms below. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Hamlett by phone (434) 946-2898 or by email at lhamlett@amherst.k12.va.us . GO LANCERS!! 

Attention Seniors

Attention Seniors: The school counselors have created a website for seniors and parents to access information regarding Scholarships, FAFSA, Graduation, Senior Forms, etc.
 
 
  
 

 

FAFSA NIGHTS

 

 

Hey Lancers, this is just a reminder that Beacon of Hope will be hosting two FAFSA workshops. If you have any questions or need help with your FAFSA I highly encourage you to attend.  

 

At- Home Learning Week February 8-12

During the week of February 8-12, all ACPS students will be learning at-home. No students will report to the building for general instruction that week. All students will work to complete two Project Based Learning (PBL) opportunities in the areas of Humanities and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). These PBLs will be downloaded to students’ Chromebooks this week (1/25-26), to allow parents an opportunity to review content prior to the week of remote instruction. Students may choose which two PBLs are completed from the choices provided.

Attention Sophomores

Attention Sophomores:

Central Virginia Governor's School, Early College and STEM Academy applications are now available! Please visit Outside Programs for ACHS Students to find out more information about each program, access the applications, and steps for applying to the programs. 

Email Mrs. Clark: lclark@amherst.k12.va.us for questions regarding Early College and Governor's School

Ring Ceremony RSVP

We are looking forward to our Ring Ceremony for Juniors on December 12, 2020.  We wanted to remind you that the start time is 4:00 PM. We ask that you please arrive by 3:50 PM. When you arrive at Amherst County High School, all participants will turn onto Lancer Lane and drive to the back parking lot located behind the gym.

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