Daily Announcements

Attention sophomores interested in taking the PSAT a year early, we will be testing at AHS on October 16th please stop by to sign up to test there are limited seats available, the cost is $15.00. 

The AHS round of the Shelor Motor Mile Growing the future talent show will be held on Thursday October 17th at 6:30pm. If any student is interested in participating, Auditions for the show will be held throughout the entire month of September. Please talk to Mr. Sturgill to sign up for a time. Please come out to show all of AHS how much talent we have! All kinds of acts are encouraged to perform. There is a $250 prize for 1st place, $150 for 2nd place and $100 for 3rd place. There is a signup sheet in the main office, for any other questions please see Mr. Sturgill. 

Any senior planning to attend UVA next year and interested in the Jefferson Scholarship please come to the counseling office and speak with Ms. Sutherland.

MCPS is hosting a Support Staff Job Fair on Monday September 30th at the School Board Office.  Any student that is interested in attending the job fair can sign up in school counseling. We will provide transportation to and from the event.  Students will interview from 1:30PM-2PM. Contact Mrs. Martin for more information and to put your name on the list to go on the bus. 

Radford University will be here Monday, September 23rd at 10:15 for a visit, Hamden Sydney College will be here for a visit Tuesday, September 24th at 10:15 and Hollins University will be here Wednesday, September 25th at 10:15 for a visit.  If you would like to meet with any of these Colleges, please stop by the Counseling Office and see Mrs. Martin to sign up.

Anyone who has a job shadowing application from the FBLA meeting needs to turn in the application to Ms. Gilmer by Thursday, Sept. 19.

Students who wish to apply to join the National Art Honor Society need to complete an application and submit a portfolio by September 20th. If you would like more information see Mrs. Hale in the art room for the NAHS class code. 

Returning National Art Honor Society members: Dues should be paid to Mrs. Hale this week no later than Friday, September 20th. Dues are $15. 


Interested in submitting artwork for the VT Hokie BugFest Oct. 5th? Entry forms for the Buggy Art Contest are due this Friday, September 20th!!   Please visit https://www.ento.vt.edu/4-H_Entomology/Contests.html for contest details and entry forms. For additional questions, please contact  hokiebugfest@gmail.com

Attention Seniors- College Application is set for October 23rd! Seniors start working on those app and get them ready to submit -remember MCPS will pay for 2 applications for each senior!

FFA members going to the State Fair on October 3 need to have their permission form and $5 admission fee turned into Ms. Smith tomorrow.

FFA members need to pay their $12 membership dues to Ms. Smith.

Any FBLA members that would like to go to the National Leadership Conference Nov. 1-3 should see Ms. Gilmer or get details from Google Classroom.  A down payment of $100 is due Tuesday, Sept. 24.

The Homecoming Dance will be Saturday, September 28 here at AHS from 8-11.  Anyone who is bringing a date who is not an AHS student needs to complete a form for their date in the main office.  Admission to Homecoming will be $5 at the door that night. The theme will be Around the World and each class has a different country.

Spirit Days for next week are as follows:

  • Movie Monday

  • Throwback Tuesday

  • World Wide Wednesday

  • Thursday- Spirit Day

  • Friday- Sports Day

If you signed up for FCA and/or Ping Pong Club please remember to get your dues to Coach "O" ASAP so he can put your name on the list prior to the first club day this month.

Field Trips

Athletic Events

Academic Competitions

09/16/19 Golf v Grayson, Galax, Ft. Chiswell 4:00pm

09/18/19 Cross Country @ Maroon Tide

09/19/19 JV Volleyball @ Ft. Chiswell 6:00pm

09/19/19 V Volleyball @ Ft. Chiswell 7:30pm

09/20/19 V Football v EastMont 7:00pm

09/21/19 Competition Cheer @ Pulaski