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Baron Bits for the Week of December 5th:

Parent and Student Information:

Winter Dance:  Join us for some wintery fun at the Snowball Dance will be Friday, January 13 from 8-11pm. The dance will be Sadie Hawkins style (girls ask guys) and semi-formal. Dancing and light refreshments will be provided. Tickets will be $10 and on sale during exam week. 

2017 Volleyball Meet and Greet: There will be a Volleyball Meet and Greet for any girls interested in trying out for volleyball in the Fall.  December 11th @ 6:30 in Amelia PAC.  Current 6-current 11th grade girls and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting.  Meet the Head Varsity coach, Coach K and some of the new staff.    Information will be handed out about spring and summer events and any questions about the program can be answered through this meeting.

Christmas Spirit Week:  We will be having a Christmas Spirit Week from December 12-16!!! Get in the Holiday Spirit and participate!

  • Monday, December 12th: Christmas Socks
  • Tuesday, December 13th: Wrapping Paper Day
  • Wednesday, December 14th: Christmas Morning PJ Day
  • Thursday, December 15th: Christmas Character Day
  • Friday, December 16th: Ugly Christmas Sweater

Science Olympiad:  Students wanting to compete in the Regional Science Olympiad should plan to attend a brief sign-up meeting on Tuesday, December 6th from 2:35-3:00 pm.  If you cannot attend but want to be on the team, please see Ms. Lewis in room 126.

French Club:  French club will NOT meet on Tuesday, December 6. Instead, we will meet on Wednesday, December 7 in 226 right after school. The meeting will be a bit longer than usual as we plan for the holidays, decorate, etc.

Holiday Spectacular:  Tickets for the Holiday Spectacular will be sold December 12th through the 16th for $2.00.  Tickets will be sold during lunch.

BattleBots Meeting:  There will be a short Battlebots meeting on Tuesday December 6th after school in Mr. Larrick's room at 2:30.  The meeting will last about 15 minutes.

Immunization requirement:  All students entering the 12th grade in the fall of 2017 are required to show proof of receiving a meningitis (MCV4) vaccine before attending school.  The required immunization must have been administered after the 16th birthday.  If you child has already received the required immunization, please have your child's physician fax verification to 753-2419.  If you have any questions, please contact the health clinic assistant @ 947-7403.  

Progressbook:   If you look in the top right corner of the new website there is a link directly to Progressbook.  With your encouragement, your child will continue to work hard and push themselves.  If you need new login credentials please contact Mrs. Beamer at beamer_m@westcler.org   or by phone at (513)-947-7400

The LAST Amelia High School yearbook is officially on sale!  The 2016-2017 Amelia High School yearbooks will be switching from a spring delivery book to a fall delivery book.  This means that students will receive their yearbook in September of 2017.  This change will allow for the spring activities such as spring sports, Prom, the spring musical, and graduation to be included inside the book instead of in the form of a supplement.  Seniors will have the option to either pick up their book at West Clermont High School next fall, or choose the delivery option when purchasing and their book will sent to the address provided (students in all grade levels have the option to use the delivery option as well).  When using this option, please double check the address to be sure it is correct.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Calton at Calton_b@westcler.org.   To order your yearbook please go to http://www.yearbookordercenter.com  and use the school code 13603.

WCHC Band Informational Meeting:  Are you planning to participate in marching band during the 2017-18 school year?  There will be a West Clermont Marching Band Informational Meeting on December 6th from 7-8:30.  The meeting will be held at the Mt. Carmel Christian Church on Bach-Buxton Road. Mary your calendars!

Java Night will be on February 24th.  Mark your calendars NOW:   In order to make this event a success, we need to making/selling Coasters to raise money to donate to IPM- Inter Parish Ministries who support Clermont County!  The making of coasters will be hosted in Ziebold’s room- 142 on Tuesdays and Thursday's after school from 2:30-3:30 ending February 15th.  Five weeks will be dedicated to making the coasters out of clay and the other five weeks will be dedicated to glazing the coasters.  Any student or faculty member of AHS may join in to make/glaze a set of coasters to be sold in sets of 4 and 2 at the Java Night performance.  Coaster designs will be of the following:  Barons logo, WC Wolves logo, or a stamped design.

Commemorative Bricks for WCHS:  The West Clermont Education Association is selling commemorative bricks for Amelia High School, Glen Este High School, and West Clermont High School.  There are three different sizes of bricks to choose from.  All of the bricks will be installed either at the main entrance or the stadium entrance at West Clermont High School in time for the grand opening in August 2017.  If you are interested in ordering:  http://www.westcler.k12.oh.us/docs/district/districtdocs/athletics/brickorderform.pdf?id=7377

Social Media:  Parents, I love to promote your child and our school.  If at any point you take photos of athletics/arts/academics, etc. feel free to send to me so that I can add them to our social media feeds.  I love bragging about our amazing kids.  Send via email at walker_s2@westcler.org


Calendar of Events:

Monday, December 05         


7:00 PM          National Honor Society Induction Ceremony @ AHS PAC

6:00 PM          2017 Marching Band Meeting @ Mt. Carmel Christian Church Bach-Buxton Rd

6:00 PM          Athletic Booster Meeting

6:00 PM          Girls Junior Varsity Basketball @ Little Miami High School

7:30 PM          Girls Varsity Basketball @ Little Miami High School


Tuesday, December 06         Algebra I Re-Test (10th Grade)          



2:30 PM          BattleBots Meeting @ Mr. Larrick’s Classroom

2:35 PM          Science Olympiad Meeting @ Ms. Lewis Room

3:30 PM          Coed Varsity Bowling Mason High School @ Cherry Grove lanes

4:30 PM          Boys Freshman Basketball @ Anderson High School

6:00 PM          Boys Junior Varsity Basketball @ Anderson High School

7:00 PM          AHS Choir Concert @ AHS

7:30 PM          Boys Varsity Basketball @ Anderson High School


Wednesday, December 07    Algebra I Re-Test (11th and 12th)            


2:30 PM          French Clun Meeting @ Mrs. Comb’s Classroom

5:00 PM          Boys Junior Varsity Wrestling @ Western Brown HS tri


Thursday, December 08        Geometry Test (11th) & ELA 1 Re-Test (10th)                  


11:01-13:36     Principal’s Lunch (Invite Only)

6:00 PM          Girls Junior Varsity Basketball versus Norwood High School @ AHS

7:30 PM          Girls Varsity Basketball versus Norwood High School @ AHS


Friday, December 09                        ELA 1/2 Re-Test                  


4:30 PM          Boys Freshman Basketball versus Norwood High School @ AHS

5:00 PM          Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Edgewood

6:00 PM          Boys Junior Varsity Basketball versus Norwood High School @ AHS

7:30 PM          Boys Varsity Basketball versus Norwood High School @ AHS


Saturday, December 10


8:00 AM          ACT

10:00 AM        Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Edgewood


Sunday, December 11


6:30 PM          2017 Volleyball Informational Meeting @ AHS PAC


Let’s Communicate:

It is our goal to increase communication with the school community throughout the 2016-2017 school year.  Please access the following social media sites in order to keep informed:

REGISTER FOR E-COMMUNICATION:    E-communication allows text messages, e-mails, and newsletters to be sent to those registered.  http://www.westcler.k12.oh.us/comm_registration.aspx       

AMELIA HIGH SCHOOL WEBSITE:  Check the Amelia High School website frequently for school related information as well as a calendar of important events.  http://www.westcler.org/AH    

Like “Amelia High School” on FACEBOOK for daily updates, sharing school related information, morning announcements and photographs.

Follow AHSBarons on TWITTER for daily updates, sports scores and activities.


Administrative Team and Responsibilities:

 If you have questions or concerns regarding your child, feel free to reach out:

Mrs. Walker, Principal:  walker_s2@westcler.org

Mr. Hudson, Assistant Principal:  hudson_r@westcler.org    (Responsibilities will include freshmen and seniors)

Mr. Baughman, Assistant Principal: baughman_n@westcler.org    (Responsibilities will include sophomores and juniors)



December 11th:                       Amelia Christmas Parade (2-4pm)

December 16th:                       AHS Holiday Spectacular (During School Day)

Dec 17-Jan 1st:                       Holiday Break

January 13:                              NO SCHOOL: Teacher Professional Development Day

January 16th:                           NO SCHOOL: Martin Luther King JR Day

January 13th:                           AHS Student Council Winter Dance 8-11:00 pm



·         January 10th:    Bells 1 & 2

·         January 11th:    Bells 3, 4, 7

·         January 12th:    Bells 5 & 6


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