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Baron Bits for the Week of February 13th:

Calendar of Events:

Saturday, February 11

8:00 AM    ACT @ AHS

8:00 AM    Varsity Swimming @ Mason High School (Sectionals)

10:00 AM Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Batavia HS (Batavia Inv.)

4:45 PM    Girls Varsity Basketball @ Goshen High School (SBAAC Championships)


Sunday, February 12

No events scheduled


Monday, February 13

3:30 PM    Varsity Bowling versus Goshen High School @ Cherry Grove Lanes (SR Night)


Tuesday, February 14

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

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

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


Wednesday, February 15

6:00 PM     Diving Meet @ Miami University (Districts)


Thursday, February 16

No events scheduled


Friday, February 17       NO SCHOOL: Teacher Professional Development Day

4:30 PM    Boys Freshman Basketball versus Western Brown HS @ AHS

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

7:30 PM    Boys Varsity Basketball versus Western Brown HS @ AHS (SR Night)


Saturday, February 18

10:00 AM Boys Varsity Wrestling @ New Richmond (SBAAC Championships)

12:00 PM Girls Varsity Basketball Mt. Healthy H.S. @ Lakota East (Sectionals)

4:45 PM    Boys Varsity Basketball @ Blanchester HS (SBAAC Championships)


Monday, February 20     NO SCHOOL: Presidents Day


Parent and Student Information:

Parent-Teacher Conference: February 16th (Thursday) Attention Parents: The Final Parent-Teacher Conference is coming up Thursday February 16th! Take this chance to speak with your child's teachers and really set the tone for the second half of the school year. Let's finish strong, succeed and reach our potential! Use the link below to sign up now! https://ptcfast.com/schools/Amelia_High_School

Boys Tennis:  For anyone interested in playing boys tennis this spring, there will be an informational meeting after school on Thursday the 16th in Ms. Smalley’s room (177).  The meeting will last 30 minutes and information will be passed out concerning the season.  Any questions?  See Ms. Smalley.


Java Night Auditions:  Do you sing?  Play an instrument?  Write poetry?  Then we need YOU!  Auditions for Java Night, Amelia's version of a coffeehouse-style performance venue, are Friday, February 10, and Monday, February 13, 2:30-4:00. See Mrs. Biernat in room 245 to schedule an audition time.  Java Night is Friday, February 24, 7-9PM in the MPR. Come see art, acoustic music performances, and more!  Admission is $3.


Classic Federal Credit Union, Wolves Branch:  Amelia High and the Business Management--Financial Services program has started a partnership with Classic Federal Credit Union to open the Wolves branch within the high school.  This credit union offers students and staff an opportunity to open a savings and/or checking account to increase their financial responsibility.  The new West Clermont High School will also offer the credit union to all students during lunch so they have quick access to their accounts while offering business experience to students within the school.  Members also have the opportunity to participate in member only scholarships, activities, and contests throughout each school year.  Open a savings account today with as little as $5.00!


WCHS Dance Team Meeting:  There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in being on the West Clermont High School Dance Team on Tuesday March 7th at 7:00 pm in the Queen City Room at the Union Township Administration Building (4350 Aicholtz Road).  Contact Ann Erwin erwin_a@westcler.org  if you have any questions.

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)



February 16th:                          Parent Teacher Conferences

February 17th:                          NO SCHOOL: Teacher Professional Development Day

February 20th:                    NO SCHOOL: President’s Day

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

February 27th:              Winter Sports Awards Night 6:00 pm (Girls basketball-MPR, Swimming/Diving-Cafe, Bowling-PAC, Academic Team-Library)

February 28th:                          AHS Band Concert @ PAC

March 1st:              Winter Sports Awards Night 6:00 pm (Wrestling-PAC, Basketball and Cheer-MPR)

March 7th:              SBAAC Sports Banquet @ Hamersville Elementary 6:30pm

March 16th:                  Spring Athletic Meet the team Night @ 6:00 pm

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

May 11th:                          Underclassmen Awards Ceremony @ PAC 7:00 pm

May 16th:                          Senior Awards Ceremony @ PAC 7:00 pm

May 25th:                           Last Day of School

May 25th:                           Senior Breakfast and Graduation Practice @ 7:15 @ AHS

May 26th:                           Amelia High School Graduation 5:00 pm @ Xavier  


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