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Baron Bits for the Week of February 20th:

Calendar of Events:


Saturday, February 18

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

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

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


Sunday, February 19

No events scheduled


Monday, February 20           NO SCHOOL: Presidents Day

11:15 AM        Boys Freshman Basketball versus Bethel @ Western Brown (Western Brown Inv)


Tuesday, February 21

4:00 PM          Boys Freshman Basketball @ Western Brown (Western Brown Inv)


Wednesday, February 22

8:00 AM          Girls Varsity Bowling @ Crossgate Lanes (Sectionals)

6:30 PM          Boys Freshman Basketball @ Western Brown HS (Western Brown Inv.)


Thursday, February 23

8:00 AM          Boys Varsity Bowling @ Crossgate lanes (Sectionals)

9:00 AM         State Diving Meet (Morgan Southall) @ Canton, Ohio

6:00 PM          Boys Freshman Basketball (Western Brown Inv) @ Western Brown


Friday, February 24

5:00 PM          Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Lebanon High School (Sectional)

7:00 PM          AHS Java Night @ MPR


Saturday, February 25

8:00 AM          Coed Varsity Academic @ Georgetown High School (SBAAC Championships)

9:00 AM          Winter Color Guard @ Campbell County

10:00 AM        Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Lebanon High School (Sectional)

6:00 PM          Boys Varsity Basketball versus Kings High School @ Lakota West (Sectionals)


Parent and Student Information:


Java Night:  The last Amelia High School Java Night is Friday, February 24, 7-9PM in the AHS multi-purpose room.  Admission is $3 and features art, music, drama, poetry, and dance in a coffeehouse-style setting.   All are welcome to attend!

Baseball Tryouts: Baseball tryouts are starting on Tuesday, February 21st.  Since the weather is looking beautiful so the tryouts will be outside on the baseball field.  Freshman/Sophomores 3-4:30, Juniors/Seniors 4:30-6:00.

Baron Bash:  The Amelia High School Athletic Boosters would like to invite you to the 14th annual and “Baron Bash” and the Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner on Saturday, March 18th.  The Baron Bash will be from 6:30 pm-12:00 at Holiday Inn Eastgate.  Mark your calendar now.

BattleBots:  Our Amelia Battlebots will once again take the arena floor on Saturday, April 15th in the X-treme Bots Competition at Wright State’s Nutter Center.  Come see all the Biff and Bam of a Batman movie as student designed and built robotics go up against each other in metallic mortal combat.

Parent Survey:  GEHS and AHS have joined forces to discuss unified behavior expectations as we transition to the new high school. Our goal is to create a safe and enriching environment for all students. We would appreciate your input. Please take a few minutes to complete this anonymous survey. Thank you so much!  http://bit.ly/wchssurvey2?

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


Amelia High School is proud to announce that senior, Kristina Cass has been named a National Merit Finalist.   Kristina has met all of the requirements to advance to Finalist standing where she will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2017.  We are very proud of Kristina and her accomplishments.  

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 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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