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Baron Bits for the Week of December 12th:

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. 

Polar Plunge for Special Olympics: We are seeking sponsors for students to jump and others outside of our club to join in to raise awareness of the cause. Link below:


French Club Info:  French Club Christmas Celebration will be in 226 on Tuesday. Bring a gift to swap and a snack to share.  Stop by 226 for details.

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

Holiday Spectacular:  Tickets for the Holiday Spectacular will be sold December 12th through the 16th.  Tickets will be sold during all three lunches.  Tickets are $2.00 or students may donate gloves or mittens for families in need.  Students participating in the Look to Clermont are responsible for the glove and mitten drive.

Senior Cap and Gown Deadline:  Seniors must order caps & gowns before Dec. 12th in order avoid paying a late fee.  Make this a priority. Extra packets are in the office.

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.

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/BrickOrderForm.pdf

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:

Saturday, December 10       

8:00 AM          ACT Testing @ AHS

10:00 AM        Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Edgewood


Sunday, December 11          

10:15 AM        Cheer Competition @ Beavercreek H.S

2:00 PM          Village of Amelia Parade

6:30 PM          WCHS 2017 Volleyball Informational Night @ AHS PAC


Monday, December 12          SPIRIT DAY:  Christmas/Holiday Socks

6:00 PM          Girls Junior Varsity Basketball versus Felicity-Franklin HS @ AHS

7:30 PM          Girls Varsity Basketball versus Felicity-Franklin HS @ AHS


Tuesday, December 13         SPIRIT DAY:  Wrapping Paper Day

3:30 PM          Varsity Bowling Turpin High School @ Cherry Grove Lanes

4:30 PM          Boys Freshman Basketball @ Western Brown HS

6:00 PM          Boys Junior Varsity Basketball @ Western Brown HS

7:30 PM          Boys Varsity Basketball @ Western Brown HS


Wednesday, December 14    SPIRIT DAY:  Christmas/Holiday Morning PJ Day

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


Thursday, December 15       SPIRIT DAY:  Christmas/Holiday Character Day

Lunch Bells:    Barons Come Back @ PAC Lobby

6:00 PM          Girls Junior Varsity Basketball @ New Richmond High School

7:30 PM          Girls Varsity Basketball @ New Richmond High School


Friday, December 16                        SPIRIT DAY:  Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

Bells 3-4          Holiday Spectacular (Seniors and Freshmen)

Bells 6-7          Holiday Spectacular (Juniors and Sophomores)

4:30 PM          Boys Freshman Basketball @ New Richmond High School

5:00 PM          Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Blanchester HS

6:00 PM          Boys Junior Varsity Basketball @ New Richmond High School

7:30 PM          Boys Varsity Basketball @ New Richmond High School


Saturday, December 17

10:00 AM        Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Blanchester HS

10:00 AM        Boys Junior Varsity Wrestling @ Bethel-Tate MS/HS


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)



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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