ACHS Calendar of Events

 

AMHERST COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

Calendar of Events

2013-2014

 

   DATE                                                                   EVENT                                                        TIME

 

July 8-11, 2013                     Senior Pictures at ACHS                                                     appointment

July 26, 2013                                    New Hires Report to School

July 29, 2013                                    Anthem Insurance Meeting                                              9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.

                                                Administration Building Board Room

                                                (New Hires Only)

July 29, 2013                                    Drum and Color Guard Camp                              8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

August 1, 2013                     Anthem Insurance Meeting                                             10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

                                                ACHS-Lecture  Hall

                                                (Must attend one meeting before 8/21/13)

August 1, 2013                     Fall Sports – Pre-Season parent Meeting                               6:00 p.m.

                                                                       (GYM)

 

August 2, 2013                     Substitute Workshop (Auditorium @ ACHS)                          9:00 a.m.

August 5, 2013                     Teachers Report Back to School                         7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

August 5, 2013                     Fall Sports - practice begins

August 5-9, 2013                 Full Band Camp                                                      8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

August 8, 2013                     Amherst County High School                          8:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

                                                OPEN HOUSE

(Freshman Orientation)

August 8, 2013                     Amherst County High School

                                                OPEN HOUSE

(Sophomore, Junior, Senior                                 1:00 pm – 3:00 p.m.

Orientation)

August 9, 2013                     Teacher Back to School Assembly

                                                Lunch Provided ! (GYM)

August 10, 2013                   Fall Sports – Athletic pictures to be taken                              9:00 a.m.

August 12, 2013                   2013-2014 School Year Begins                           7:45 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.

August 14, 2013                   Anthem Insurance Meeting                                  

                                                Amelon Elementary School                                  8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

                                                Amherst Middle School                                         3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

                                                (Must attend one meeting before 8/21/13)

August 15, 2013                   Anthem Insurance Meeting          

Central Elementary School                                               8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Board Room Administration Building              10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Amherst County High School                              3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

(Must attend one meeting before 8/21/13)

August 19, 2013                   Madison Heights Elementary School                 7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

                                                Monelison Middle School                                     3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

                                                (Must attend one meeting before 8/21/13)

August 20, 2013                   Amherst Elementary School                                 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

                                                Elon Elementary School                                       3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

                                                (Must attend one meeting before 8/21/13)

August 21, 2013                   Temperance Elementary School                         8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

                                                Pleasant View Elementary School                      3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

                                                (Must attend one meeting before 8/21/13)

 

August 23, 2013                   Last day to drop a class without a penalty.

September 2, 2013              Labor Day – HOLIDAY

September 3, 2013              School Improvement Meeting (Library)                                  3:00 p.m.

September 4, 2013              Rachel’s Challenge (Bullying)                 

September 5, 2013              School pictures-Underclassmen                         8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

September 6, 2013              Make up Ring Orders (Jostens)                                       All 3 Lunches

September 7, 2013              Senior Picture Make-Up Day (Retakes)              8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

September 11-13, 2013      Interim Reports Sent Home (ACHS)        

September 11, 2013            Leadership Team Meeting – Media Ctr.                                 3:00 p.m.

September 12, 2013            Senior Breakfast                                                                          8:00 a.m.

September 14, 2013            Senior Picture Make-up Day (Retakes)              8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

September 17, 2013            CTE Advisory Meeting in the Lecture Hall                              5:30 p.m.

September 19, 2013            College Visitation & Recruitment                         8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

September 19, 2013            Early-Bird Yearbook Sale

September 19, 2013           Back to School Night                                            5:30 p.m.–8:00p.m.

                                                Parent-Teacher Conferences

September 21, 2013            Wrestling Silent Auction and Fish Fry

September 25, 2013            Faculty Meeting                                                                         3:00 p.m.

September 27, 2013            Imporv Nite                                                                                  7:00 p.m.

September 28, 2013            Band Competition @ Stuarts Draft                                         All Day

 

October 2, 2013                    School Picture Make-up Day (underclassmen)            

October 2, 2013                    Senior Formal Retakes (yearbook pose)

October 2, 2013                    NHS Induction Ceremony (Cafeteria @ ACHS)                                7:00 p.m.

October 4, 2013                   Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Electives)

October 5, 2013                    SAT Testing                                                                                7:30 a.m.

October 5, 2013                    Band Competition @ Charlottesville                                            All Day

October 7, 2013                    School Improvement Meeting  (Library)                                 3:00 p.m.

October 7, 2013                   Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Math, English & Foreign Language)

October 8, 2013                   Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Math, English & Foreign Language)

October 9, 2013                   Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Science & Social Studies)

October 9, 2013                    Leadership Team Meeting – Media Ctr.                                 3:00 p.m.

October 10, 2013                Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Science & Social Studies)

October 10-12, 2013            Fall Play & Senior Monologues                                              7:00 p.m.

October 11, 2013                  End of First Nine Weeks Grading Period

October 11, 2013                  Homecoming Football Game                                                   7:00 p.m.

October 12, 2013                  Homecoming Dance @ ACHS                         7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

October 14, 2013                ACPS Staff Development – School Closed for Students

October 16, 2013                  PSAT Testing                                                                             7:30 a.m.

October 17-19, 2013            Fall Play and Senior Monologues                                                      7:00 p.m.

October 18, 2013                  Report Cards Sent Home

October 19, 2013                  Apple Harvest Festival                                                     9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

October 19, 2013                  Band Competition @ JMU                                                             All Day

October 20, 2013                  Apple Harvest Festival                                                   12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

October 23, 2013                  Faculty Meeting                                                                         3:00 p.m.

October 24, 2013                  Club Pictures

October 24, 2013                  Jostens collects money for ring balances                         All 3 lunches

October 24, 2013                  CTE Night @ ACHS                                                           5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

October 26, 2013                  Band State Marching Assessment                                               All Day

 @ Battlefield High School

October 26, 2013                  ACT Testing                                                                                7:30 a.m.

October 26, 2013                  Ring Dance                                                           8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

 

November 1, 2013               Senior Breakfast                                                                          8:00 a.m.

November 1, 2013               Senior Meeting                                                                           8:30 a.m.

                                                (Graduation – Mary Mays)

November 2, 2013               SAT Testing                                                                                7:30 a.m.

November 4, 2013               School Improvement Meeting (Library)                                  3:00 p.m.

November 5, 2013              ACPS Staff Development Day School Closed for Students

November 6, 2013               Leadership Team Meeting – Media Ctr.                                 3:00 p.m.

November 6-7, 2013            Jostens taking Senior Orders                                           All 3 Lunches

November 7, 2013               Winter Sports – Pre-Season Parent Meeting                          6:00 p.m.

                                                                          (GYM)

November 11, 2013             Winter Sports – practice begins.

November 13-15, 2013       ACHS – Interim Reports Sent Home

November 13, 2013             Faculty Meeting                                                                         3:00 p.m.

November 14, 2013             Bloodmobile                                                                          All Day

                                                (OLD GYM)

November 19, 2013             CTE Advisory Meeting in the Lecture Hall                              5:30 p.m.

November 20, 2013             Winter  Sports – Athletic pictures to be taken.                        3:00 p.m.

November 21, 2013             Senior Graduation Make-Up Orders                                All 3 Lunches

November 21, 2013             Parent Teacher Conferences                               5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

November 22, 2013             Improv Nite                                                                                  7:00 p.m.

November 27-29, 2013      Thanksgiving Break School Closed

 

December 2, 2013               School Improvement Meeting (Library)                                  3:00 p.m.

December 2, 2013               Band Concert at Amherst County High School                     7:00 p.m.

December 4, 2013               Leadership Team Meeting – Media Ctr.                                 3:00 p.m.

December 6, 2013               Band will participate in the Amherst Parade                           6:00 p.m.

December 10, 2013            Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Science & Social Studies)

December 11, 2013            Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Science & Social Studies)

December 11, 2013             Senior Graduation Make-Up Orders                                All 3 Lunches

December 11, 2013             Faculty Meeting                                                                         3:00 p.m.

December 12, 2013            Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Math, English & Foreign Language)

December 12, 2013             Winter Choral Concert – ACHS                                              7:00 p.m.

December 12-13, 2013       Ind. Study Plays                                                                         7:00 p.m.

December 13, 2013            Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Math, English & Foreign Language)

December 15, 2013             Fall Sports Athletic Banquet                                                      2:00 p.m.

                                                (Main Gym)

December 16, 2013            Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Electives)

December 17, 2013            End of Second Nine Weeks Grading Period

December 17, 2013            All-District Band Auditions                                            Noon – 4:00 p.m.

December 18, 2013            Teacher Planning Day at Home – School Closed for Students

 

December 19-January 1, 2014                Winter Break!!!

 

January 6, 2014                   School Improvement Meeting (Library)                               3:00 p.m.

January 6, 2014                   Report Cards Sent Home

January 8, 2014                   Leadership Team Meeting – Media Ctr.                                 3:00 p.m.

January 9-10, 2014             One – Acts                                                                                  7:00 p.m.

(January 16-17, 2014)         Snow dates for the One – Acts                                                7:00 p.m.

January 14, 2014                 Senior Breakfast                                                                          8:00 a.m.

January 20, 2014                Martin Luther King Day – School Closed

January 22, 2014                 Faculty Meeting                                                                         3:00 p.m.

January 31, 2013                 All District Band Event – Charlottesville Area                       3:30 p.m.

February 1, 2013                  All District Band Event – Charlottesville Area                        3:30 p.m.

 

February 3, 2014                  School Improvement Meeting (Library)                                   3:00 p.m.

February 5-7, 2014              Interim Reports Sent Home – ACHS

February 6, 2014                  Parent Teacher Conferences                             5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

February 8, 2014                  ACT Testing                                                                                7:30 a.m.

February 12, 2014               Leadership Team Meeting – Media Ctr.                                 3:00 p.m.

February 18, 2104               CTE Advisory Meeting in the Lecture Hall                              5:30 p.m.

February 20, 2014               Spring Sports – Pre-Season Parent Meeting                         6:00 p.m.

                                                                          (GYM)

February 24, 2014               Spring Sports – Practice begins.

February 26, 2014               Faculty Meeting                                                                           3:00 p.m.

February 24, 2014              ACPS Teacher Planning Day / Inclement Weather Make Up

February 28, 2014              Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Electives)

February 28, 2014               Improv Nite                                                                                  7:00 p.m.

February 28, 2014               Concert Band Assessment in                                                             TBA

                                                Charlottesville area

 

March 3, 2014                       School Improvement Meeting (Library)                                  3:00 p.m.

March 3, 2014                      Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Math, English & Foreign Language)

March 4, 2014                      Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Math, English & Foreign Language)

March 5, 2014                      Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Science & Social Studies)

March 5, 2014                       Spring Sports – Athletic picture to be taken.                          3:00 p.m.

March 6, 2014                      Nine-Week Assessments

                                                (Science & Social Studies)

March 6, 2014                       Sophomores Ring Meeting                                                                         TBA

March 7, 2014                       End of Third Nine Weeks Grading Period

March 10, 2014                    Site Based Staff Development / ACPS Teacher Planning Day

March 11, 2014                    ACPS Teacher Planning Day / Inclement Weather Make Up

March 12, 2104                    Senior Breakfast                                                                          8:00 a.m.

March 12, 2014                    Jostens Ring Orders                                                          All 3 Lunches

March 12, 2014                    Jostens Parent Night for Ring Orders                 3:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

March 12, 2014                    Leadership Team Meeting

March 14, 2014                    Report Cards Sent Home

March 16, 2014                    Winter Sports Athletic Banquet                                                 2:00 p.m.

                                                (Main Gym)

March 26, 2014                    Faculty Meeting                                                                         3:00 p.m.

March 26, 2014                    Jostens Ring Order Make-Up Day                                   All 3 Lunches

March 27, 2014                    Parent-Teacher Conferences                               4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

March 27-30, 2014               Musical “Shrek”                                                                          7:00 p.m.

 

April 3, 2014                          Reality Story (Brenda Crews)                   

April 7, 2014                          School Improvement Meeting (Library)                                  3:00 p.m.

April 9, 2014                          Leadership Team Meeting – Media Ctr.                                 3:00 p.m.

April 10, 2014                       Bloodmobile                                                                                      All Day                                               (OLD GYM)

April 11, 2014                       Jostens Senior Order Delivery                                         All 3 Lunches

April 11-15, 2014                  Band Spring Competition                                                                   TBA

April 12, 2014                       ACT Testing

April 14-18, 2014                 Spring Break

April 21, 2014                       ACPS Teacher Planning Day / Inclement Weather Make Up

April 22, 2014                       CTE Advisory Meeting in the Lecture Hall                              5:30 p.m.

April 23-25, 2014                  Interim Reports Sent Home – ACHS

April 23, 2014                       Faculty Meeting                                                                         3:00 p.m.

April 24, 2014                       Senior Breakfast                                                                          8:00 a.m.

April 24, 2014                       Group Graduation Pictures

                                                Individual cap and gown pictures

April 25, 2014                       Improv Nite                                                                                 7:00 p.m.

 

May 1, 2014                          Spring Choral Concert Choir – ACHS                                   7:00 p.m.

May 1-2, 2014                       Ind. Study Play                                                                           7:00 p.m.

May 3, 2014                          SAT Testing                                                                                7:30 a.m.

May 5, 2014                          AP Exam - Environmental Science                                          8:00 a.m.

May 5, 2014                          School Improvement Meeting (Library)                                   3:00 p.m.

May 5, 2013                          Spring Band Concert                                                                  7:00 p.m.

May 6, 2014                          SOL Testing

May 7, 2014                         AP Exam – Calculus Exam                                                       8:00 a.m.

May 7, 2014                          SOL Testing

May 7, 2014                          Leadership Team Meeting – Media Ctr.                                 3:00 p.m.

May 8, 2014                          AP Exam – Literature                                                                  8:00 a.m.

May 8, 2014                          Golden Tassel Awards Ceremony                                           7:00 p.m.

                                                (Cafeteria @ ACHS)

May 8, 2014                          SOL Testing

May 9, 2014                          AP Exam – Language                                                                8:00 a.m.

                                                AP Exam – Statistics                                                                  Noon

May 9, 2014                          SOL Testing

May 12, 2014                        AP Exam – Biology                                                                     8:00 a.m.

                                                AP Exam – Physics                                                                    Noon

May 12, 2014                        SOL Testing

May 12, 2014                        Nurse Aide Ceremony                                                              7:00 p.m.

                                                (Auditorium)

May 13, 2014                        AP Exam – U.S. Government                                                    8:00 a.m.

May 13, 2014                        SOL Testing

May 14, 2014                        AP Exam – U.S. History                                                              8:00 a.m.

May 14, 2014                        SOL Testing

May 14, 2014                        Faculty Meeting                                                                           3:00 p.m.

May 14, 2014                        Senior Awards Ceremony (Auditorium @ ACHS)                 7:00 p.m.

May 15, 2014                        CVCC graduation

May 15, 2014                        SOL Testing

May 16, 2014                        SOL Testing

May 17, 2014                        PROM @ Sweet Briar College                               8:00 p.m.–Midnight

May 20, 2014                        Golden “A” Ceremony (Sweet Briar College)                          7:00 p.m.

May 22, 2014                        Retirement Recognition / Board Meeting (Lecture Hall)       6:00 p.m.

May 23, 2014                        Inclement Weather Make-Up Day/Teacher Planning Day @ Home

May 26, 2014                        Memorial Day – School Closed

May 27, 2014                        Show Choir Concert             /                                                               7:00 p.m.

Performing Arts Recital – ACHS              

May 30, 2014                        Report Cards Distributed

May 30, 2014                        Last Day of School

May 30, 2014                        Graduation!

 

June 7, 2014                         SAT Testing                                                                                7:30 a.m.

June 8, 2014                         Spring Sports Athletic Banquet                                                 2:00 p.m.

                                                (Main Gym)