School News

District-wide lockdown drills

On Monday, November 24th, all West Clermont schools will be conducting lockdown safety drills. Prior to conducting the drill, elementary school teachers will read the first part of a child-friendly book entitled,

 


Winter Sports Photo Information: Friday, November 21st:

Winter Sports Photo Day: Friday, November 21st:

2:30 Bowling
3:00 Swimming
3:30 Cheerleading
3:45 Boys Basketball
4:15 Girls Basketball
4:30 Wrestling
4:45 Academic

Pictures will be in the gym for all teams except wrestling. Wrestling photos will be in the wrestling room.


NHS Parents, We Need Your Help:

NHS Parents we need your help!

NHS will be providing concessions for the Amelia Craft show 11/29. We are looking for the following donations:

Lunch Items needed:

  • Crockpots of chicken noodle soup, chili or vegetable soup (your student gets 5 service hours for this donation)
  • Shredded cheese, oyster crackers (1 hour per two items, 5 hours max)

Breakfast items needed:

  • One dozen doughnuts, muffins or bagels (1 service hour per dozen, 5 hours max)
  • Cream cheese (1 hour per 2 blocks, 5 hours max)

Paper Goods needed:

  • Plastic spoons, napkins, 16 ounce Styrofoam cups, Paper plates (1 hour per two items, 5 hours max)

Please send your student to room 170 to sign up for needed items.

Not able to send in items? We are looking for parent and student volunteers to work the concession stands. Time slot sign up are on the door in room 170.


Grace and Mercy Can-Good Donations:

Thank you, AHS, for your generous donation of 1,551 food items to Grace & Mercy Outreach!

They were in need of items to fill 75 Thanksgiving baskets for families and for the dinner they will be serving on November 22nd.

If you'd like to help this organization, they will be serving a Thanksgiving dinner to needy families in our community on November 22, 4-6PM at the Amelia Methodist Church.  They can use help serving and will accept donations of food items for the dinner.  In addition, Grace & Mercy gives each family in attendance a basket of items for a Thanksgiving meal.  These 75 baskets contain traditional food items (canned veggies) and a grocery gift card to enable the family to purchase a turkey and dairy items.  They are accepting gift card donations for the baskets.

So proud to be a part of the Amelia community!


Southern Buckeye Leadership Conference:

Amelia High School participated in the first Southern Buckeye Leadership Conference at Norwood High School. They heard a presentation regarding "keys to leadership" and will work to bring the message back to AHS. Glad to have such great students representing our school.


AHS BPA News:

BPA representing Amelia High School at the FLC conference in Columbus. Congrats to Caroline Moreno on being elected as historian of the Ohio Association of BPA.


Beautiful Morning at AHS:

Beautiful morning at AHS. Enjoy the SNOW DAY. No practice or evening activities, campus is closed! Stay warm and Safe!

~Mrs. Walker


Considering Weather Related Closings / Delays

In West Clermont, Superintendent Keith Kline makes the decision about emergency weather school opening delays or full school day closings.  Current weather conditions, weather forecasts, road conditions, ...


AHS Honors Veterans:

Amelia High School honored Veterans on Friday, November 14th.  Many thanks to our special guests for joining us in celebration. Very proud of our talented students for their performances.


Baron Bits for the Week of November 17th:

Happy Saturday,

Take a few minutes to read this week's edition of Baron Bits for information relevant to the upcoming week at AHS.

As always, if you have questions or concerns, contact me at walker_s2@westcler.org.

Have a great week and stay warm!

Mrs. Walker


AHS Winter Meet the Team Night & Parent Meeting:
Winter Meet the Team & Parent Meeting:
Friday, November 21th 2014 @ 6:00pm @ Cafe & Gym

Amelia High welcomes athletes, coaches, and their families to the winter meet the team night. Join us in this opportunity to meet coaches, players, and other involved parents and families at Amelia High School, Friday, November 21th @ 6:00pm.

The cost of admission is FREE thanks to the Amelia High School At...hletic Boosters who will provide pizza. We ask each family to bring Pepsi products in a can or bottled water or napkins and paper plates.

Please See Below

A-J Napkins or Paper Products

K-Z Drinks----Pepsi Products----cans or bottle water

Note, please bring drinks for set-up no later than 5:45pm in the AHS Lunchroom.

Meet the team will feature ---- Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Bowling, Wrestling, Academic Team Cheerleading, and Swimming.

AHS Freshmen Service Fair:

On Wednesday, November 12th, Amelia High School freshmen participated in a service fair as organized by student teacher, Mr. Pavely.  The purpose of the service fair was for students to meet and learn about volunteer opportunities available in or near our community.  Thanks to Mr. Pavely for organizing this event and for the following organizations for participating:

Ronald McDonald House, Stepping Stones, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Clermont County YMCA, Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education, Clermont Senior Services, Clermont County Public Library, Grace and Mercy Food Bank, American Red Cross Cincinnati Chapter, and United Way.


Photography & Sculpture Field Trip:

Mrs. Schauff's sculpture and photography classes spent the day at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park. Pyramid Hill is an outdoor museum focusing on monumental pieces of sculpture in an environment of meadows, forests, and various gardens. What a great experience for our students!


Amelia High School Honor Roll Lists: 1st Quarter:

The Amelia High School staff is pleased to recognize our students for their academic successes during first quarter of the 2014-15 school year. 

Click the following link to access all honor roll lists for AHS.

It's a great day to be an Amelia Baron!


Baron Bits for the Week of November 10th:

Click below for this week's edition of Baron Bits.  As always, feel free to contact me at walker_s2@westcler.org with questions or concerns.

Have a great week!

~Mrs. Walker


Coming soon... AHS Batting Cage:

Thanks to the AHS Boosters, Sardinia Concrete, Hatton Fence Company and Hartman and Smith Construction company for helping us with the batting cage project. The project was paid for by AHS Boosters with money raised by the Baron Bash!!! Very excited to see it in use in the near future. It's a great day to be an Amelia Baron!


Leapin' Lizards! One of the world's best-loved musicals…

Annie has become a world-wide phenomenon and was the winner of seven TONY Awards including Best Musical.  It features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written!  It is the perfect family-friendly musical and an ideal show for a large cast.

“ANNIE” AUDITIONS:  Open to Amelia Middle School and Amelia High School students grades 6 through 12.

AUDITIONS:  Wednesday, December 3rd between 2:45pm to 5:00pm in the AHS Auditorium. Walk-ins are welcome or you can schedule an appointment.  To schedule your audition, go to https://doodle.com/nu44fsz2ms9ik5dk  or contact Mrs. Hansen Hansen.sonja@outlook.com. You do not need to audition if you are interested in other areas of the production such as crew, hair, makeup, etc.

Please prepare a memorized song. You may bring your own accompanist, use a (non-vocal) CD or sing accapella. No accompanist provided. Be prepared to dance.  Bring a recent photo and your completed Audition Form and Conflict Form found on the AHS website (HOME ~ CLUBS/EVENTS ~ DRAMA).  Forms also available in the main office of AHS.

CALL BACKS:  Monday, December 8th from 2:45pm to 3:45pm in the AHS Auditorium.

REHEARSALS:  Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 2:45pm to 4:45pm.  Performances are April 23-April 26.

This musical is Directed and Choreographed by Sonja Hansen; Musical Direction by Kyle Heimbrock; the Ohio Musical Theatre Orchestra conducted by Jeanne Bilyeu.


Baron Bits for the Week of November 3rd:

Click on the following link for this week's edition of Baron Bits.

As always, feel free to contact me with questions and concerns. It’s a great day to be an Amelia Baron!

 


Pink Day sponsored this year by AHS Student Council

1 in 8 Women will face a diagnosis of Breast Cancer and Every 13 minutes a Woman dies of Breast Cancer.

 

Today at AHS we are celebrating survival with our annual Pink Day sponsored this year by AHS Student Council. We are also letting people know that Every 13 minutes a woman dies of breast cancer with visits by the Pink Reaper, but a Pink Fairy accompanies her to remind everyone to do a monthly self-exam and get a mammogram over 40!


Harold A. Meyer & Respect the Game Challenge Awards:

I am excited to announce that Amelia High School has been selected for the Harold A. Meyer & Respect the Game Challenge Awards.  Amelia is one of a few schools to receive this prestigious recognition in honor of Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity. Very proud to be a Baron!


AHS Science Challenge Teams:

Congratulations to the Amelia High School Science Challenge Teams!  Click on the link for the students who earned medals for placing in the Top 3 in their grade level competitions.



AHS Mentors Visit AMS:

Several AHS students spent the morning at Amelia Middle School in order to discuss life as a high schooler with 7th grade students. AHS students focused upon topics such as what to expect in high school, how to balance school/extra-curricu...lars, reflecting on past work habits and motivation. The hope is that it sends a positive message to help middle school students understand what it takes as they move through middle school and into high school. Working to start positive school habits early on the Amelia campus.


8th Annual AHS Freshmen Regatta:

Students designed & built a cardboard boat that raced in the 8th Annual Freshmen Regatta Project. Boats were judged on appearance, seaworthiness & performance. What a great activity!


Amelia High School Business Management Program and BPA Officer Induction Ceremony:

Amelia High School Business Professionals of America held our officer induction ceremony on September 16. The 2014-2015 chapter officers are Beth Dollenmayer—President, Caroline Moreno—Vice President, Maddie Boyd—Secretary, Cody Jandes—Treasurer, Samantha Wesley—Historian, Alex White—Parliamentarian, and Isabelle St. Pierre—Reporter, Russell Lehn—Senior Representative, Jacob Hicks—Junior Representatives and Kasey Broughton and Emily Moreno—Sophomore Representatives.  We look forward to a productive year for the Amelia chapter of BPA!

The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of a world class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.  Students participate in BPA to improve their leadership, technology and professional skills.  In January, the students will be competing in regional contests that could lead them to state and national competitions.

The Business Management Program at Amelia High School is always in need of community and business members to participate in our club activities and Business Advisory Council.  If interested please contact the Business Management teacher/BPA advisor Becky Landen at 513-947-7460 or landen_b@westcler.org.

Picture—2014-2015 BPA Officers Amelia High School


Study Tables are now available Monday-Thursday in AHS Cafeteria:

AHS and AMS are partnering to offer general study assistance with homework for high school and middle school students beginning this week, Mon-Thursday afterschool 2:30-3:30 in the AHS Cafe! 

Students can stop in for general help, organizational help, study skills, etc. Subject Area Experts will be available to assist students as follows:

  • Monday is Math Support Day
  • Tuesday is Science Support Day
  • Wednesday is Language Arts Support Day
  • Thursday is Social Studies Support Day

Feel free to stop in and take advantage of this new opportunity.  


Honda-OSU Medal Award: Carter Hounshell:

Congrats to Carter Hounshell for receiving the Honda-OSU Medal Award for the Class of 2015.  Carter was nominated as AHS's best math student based upon academic performance in mathematics through the end of his junior year.  Congrats! 


AHS YEARBOOKS... ORDER NOW!

Yearbooks are on sale at Amelia High School!

  • Now through November 27 - $65
  • November 28 through December 23 - $75
  • December 24 through January 14 - $85

 

To order your yearbook go to www.yearbookordercenter.com and use code 13603.  You can also place your order by phone at 1.866.287.3096 using code 13603, or send your child in with payment and a completed order form.


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