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Baron Bits for the Week of January 2nd:

Calendar of Events: 

 

Monday, January 02

6:00 PM          Girls Junior Varsity Basketball versus Trail Blazers @ AHS

7:30 PM          Girls Varsity Basketball versus Trail Blazers @ AHS

 

Tuesday, January 03

4:30 PM          Boys Freshman Basketball @ Little Miami High School

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

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

 

Wednesday, January 04

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

 

Thursday, January 05

4:00 PM          Coed Varsity Academic versus Bethel HS @ AHS

6:00 PM          Girls Junior Varsity Basketball versus Batavia HS @ AHS

7:30 PM          Girls Varsity Basketball versus Batavia HS @ AHS

 

Friday, January 06

4:30 PM          Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Fairfield High School

4:30 PM          Boys Freshman Basketball versus Batavia HS @ AHS

5:00 PM          Varsity Bowling Western Bowl Showcase @ Away

6:00 PM          Boys Junior Varsity Basketball versus Batavia HS @ AHS

7:30 PM          Boys Varsity Basketball versus Batavia HS @ AHS

 

Saturday, January 07

8:00 AM          Varsity Bowling ECC/SWOC Bowling Tournament @ Northwest Lanes

9:00 AM          Varsity Swimming @ Milford High School

10:00 AM        Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Fairfield High School

10:00 AM        Boys Junior Varsity Wrestling @ New Richmond High School

 

SEMESTER EXAMS:

January 10th:    Bells 1 & 2

January 11th:    Bells 3, 4, 7

January 12th:    Bells 5 & 6

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. 

Volunteers Needed:  Please sign up to volunteer your time to serve food and beverages in the AHS Cafeteria. Set up and Clean up are also needed.   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4ea8a72ba6fb6-volunteers

Please sign up to bring Desserts and Snacks for Amelia High School's Snowball Dance, with a Sadie Hawkins twist.  The Desserts and Snacks may be dropped off in the main office on or before Thursday, January 12, 2017.  There is NO school the day of the dance.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4ea8a72ba6fb6-desserts

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:

http://2017greatercincinnatiplunge.kintera.org/faf/search/searchTeamPart.asp?ievent=1166169&team=6894994

WHY DO WE HAVE AN AFTER PROM?   Did you know that according to the U.S. Dept. of Transportation, on a typical prom weekend: 48 American teenagers are killed in vehicles,  5,202 are injured, and 40% of the deaths are alcohol-related?

• Statistics show that Prom-Graduation season - the months of April, May and June - is the most dangerous time for teens. One-third of the alcohol-related traffic fatalities involving teens each year occur during those months.

• According to MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) on the weekends in May 2000, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, FARS data reported that there were 246 total traffic fatalities.

• From the Prom/Graduation Weekend Alcohol-Related Fatalities 2000 report, 136 of the motor vehicle traffic fatalities (55.2%) were alcohol related.

With the help of the community and one another, parents can take a stand against the negative persuasion and fight the devastating statistics as reported by the NHTSA.  Designed to insure the safety and well-being of high school teenagers, After Prom parties are a sure bet for free food, fun and entertainment and prizes for the students.  Prom night is supposed to be a wonderful time – let’s make it our mission to keep our teenagers safe and off the streets. 

To learn more about Amelia High School’s 2017 After Prom, check out the following link:  https://www.gofundme.com/xzh2ncr6?viewupdates=1&rcid=fd3e94bbebf243db8143a61480f4845a&utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email&utm_content=body_photo&utm_campaign=upd_n

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

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)

 

FUTURE DATES:

January 13th:                           NO SCHOOL: Teacher Professional Development Day

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

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

February 17th:                          NO SCHOOL: Teacher Professional Development Day

February 20th:                          NO SCHOOL: President’s Day

February 24th:                          Java Night 7-9:00 pm

February 28th:                          AHS Band Concert @ PAC

March 18th:                              Baron Bash @ Holiday Inn, Eastgate

March 25-April 2nd:                 SPRING BREAK

April 6th:                                Shrek the Musical 7:00 pm @ PAC

April 7th:                                Shrek the Musical 7:00 pm @ PAC

April 8th:                                Shrek the Musical 2:00 & 7:00 pm @ PAC

April 9th:                                Shrek the Musical 2:00 pm @ PAC

April 14th:                              NO SCHOOL:  Good Friday

April 27th:                              Athletic Signing Event 10:00 am @ PAC Lobby

April 27th:                               AHS Senior Top 25 Ceremony @ PAC

April 28th:                                AHS PROM/After-Prom





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