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Baron Bits for the Week of January 23rd:

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Calendar of Events:

 

Saturday, January 21

10:00 AM        Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Sycamore High School

10:00 AM        Boys Junior Varsity Wrestling @ Ross Senior High School

 

Sunday, January 22

No events scheduled

 

Monday, January 23

 

1st Bell:            Freshman Class Meeting @ PAC (Registration Informational Meeting)

2nd Bell:           Sophomore Class Meeting @ PAC (Registration Informational Meeting)

3rd Bell:            Junior Class Meeting @ PAC (Registration Informational Meeting)

5:30 PM          Girls Junior Varsity Basketball versus Williamsburg High School @ AHS

7:00 PM          Girls Varsity Basketball versus Williamsburg High School @ AHS

 

Tuesday, January 24

4:00 PM          Coed Varsity Academic @ Clermont Northeastern HS

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

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

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

 

Wednesday, January 25

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

5:00 PM          Coed Varsity Swimming @ Norwood High School

5:30 PM          Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Dixie H.S.

 

Thursday, January 26

3:30 PM          Coed Varsity Academic versus Felicity-Franklin HS @ AHS

5:00 PM          West Clermont Registration Night at Eastgate Mall

 

Friday, January 27

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

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

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

 

Saturday, January 28

10:00 AM        Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Milford High School

12:00 PM        Girls Junior Varsity Basketball @ Georgetown High School

1:30 PM           Girls Varsity Basketball @ Georgetown High School

4:00 PM           Boys Junior Varsity Basketball @ Georgetown High School

5:30 PM           Boys Varsity Basketball @ Georgetown High School

Parent and Student Information:

2017-2018 West Clermont High School Registration and Information Night:  It is time to #JoinThePack!  We are now just 8 months away from a new and exciting chapter in the history of the district with the grand opening of West Clermont High School.  Students who will be in Grades 9-12 next year and already attend Amelia High School, Amelia Middle School, Glen Este High School, and Glen Este Middle School are invited to attend the 2017-2018 West Clermont High School Registration and Information night on Thursday January 26th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm at Eastgate Mall (Between Kohl's and Sears).  Come and meet the teachers and hear about the exciting new course offerings, register for your 2017-2018 classes, see the latest WCHS construction images and updates, and purchase the latest Nike Wolves spirit wear!  To be better prepared for the event you can review the 2017-2018 WCHS Program of Studies at the link below.  We look forward to seeing you on Thursday January 26th.  http://www.westcler.k12.oh.us/docs/district/DistrictDocs/Curriculum/1718ProgramofStudies.pdf

WCHS IB World School: Evening Engagement: "To IB or not IB; that is the question?" Interested in the IB Program? Not even sure what it is? Come join us on Monday January 23rd in the GEHS PAC at 6:00pm to hear about this fantastic, high level, high school program and see how it can benefit your child both academically and within their personal growth! Hear from the IB staff, IB students (both past and present) and see what it's all about! As we merge into WCHS this program is now truly available to ALL! 

WCHS Girls Soccer: Interested in trying out for the West Clermont High School girls soccer team?  Follow us on Twitter @WCHSGSoccer and sign up on the Google form to receive emails of upcoming information!  There will be an informational meeting for girls interested in playing for the 2017 fall West Clermont High School girls soccer teams.  The meeting will be held at the Glen Este East Cafe at 6:00 on Monday, February 13th.  Please park by the tennis courts.  This meeting is for both players AND parents.

ACRYLIC CANVAS PAINTING CLASS: AHS After Prom is hosting an Art Fundraiser on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  You need to Preregister by February 3rd for this event.  The cost is $30 per person, CASH ONLY.  Payable the night of the event!   All supplies provided by professional artist Kevin Miller with Kreative Spirits.  You will be able to take your completed painting home that night!  No artistic experience required.  The artist and assistants will walk everyone through step-by-step.  Light refreshments will also be provided!  We hope to see you there and THANK YOU for supporting Amelia High School’s very last After Prom!

 To sign up for this event please go to the following link: 

https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0a4ea8a72ba6fb6-artfundraiser

 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:

February 2nd:                           Science Olympiad

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 15th:                                BattleBots Competition @ Nutter Center

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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