Kudos-Thank you to our wonderful Art Teacher Mrs. Withers and our amazing art students, for planning and showcasing our first Art Exhibit at AFMS. Student work can be seen in the main lobby, hallways, and cafeteria area of our building. Thank you to the many students and parents who came out to support this fantastic event!
KUDOS- To our AFMS student tour guides and club representatives who participated in our first Rising 6th grade Open House on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. A BIG SHOUT OUT to our 6th grade students David Lozano and Kaitlyn Graham for speaking at this event. Thank you to Mrs. Campbell and the FCCLA club members for serving yummy treats to our families as they toured our campus. We had 600 plus folks in attendance. Thank You to the many Charger Staff Members who attended and supported this event, as we begin preparing for the 2019-20 school year.
KUDOS- to Siddharth Ram, 7th grade student, for winning our first annual AFMS Geography Bee on January 16th. We are very proud of his accomplishment and look forward to him representing AFMS at the next level.
Apex Friendship High School DECA is hosting an entrepreneurship event on January 25th from 5-8:30 pm at AFMS called Rise to the PEAK. This is an event where students will be able to develop their entrepreneurial mindset, explore CTE career pathways offered in high school, and exercise communication and collaboration skills. Also, dinner will be provided from 5:00-6:00 pm. The event is also free, but the DECA students would like all attendees to bring a new/slightly used book to donate to Read and Feed to help promote literacy. Please see the flyer sent home with the 8th grade newsletter and posted on our website. Thanks!
Attention 8th grade Parents/Students-Apex Friendship High School Open House 2019 @ Apex Friendship High School on Feb. 6th from 5:30-7:30. Academy of Engineering presentation-5:00-5:45, Club Fair and elective Fair-5:30-6:30, Registration Presentation-6:30-7:30.
Parents of 8th graders-Apex Friendship Middle School rising 9th grade Registration Information Night (for current 8th grade parents only) Feb. 20, 6:00-7:00 at Apex Friendship Middle School (Auditorium). If you have questions, please call or email Mr. Perrin, 8th grade counselor or call 919-694-8960 ext. 27711 or email Rperrin@wcpssnet.
AIG Testing Window will be Jan. 28-Feb. 8. Nominations are being accepted for the next testing window. Please submit your questions or nominations to Mrs. Badger at email@example.com
Winter School Dance-Our next school dance will take place February 8, 2019. The theme will be “Winter Wonderland.” Tickets will be $5.00. We are looking forward to another fun filled evening. The car-pick up plan for the dance will be the following: 6th grade students will meet in the front of the school and use the carpool lane for pick-up. 7th and 8th grade students will meet in the rear of the school, in the bus loop, for car pick-up. If siblings are attending, and a sibling is a 6th grader, then both should meet in the front of the school.
Calling 8th grade parents/guardians-Do you want to spotlight your 8th grader in the yearbook? Purchase your recognition ad today at www.jostenadservice.com.
Student Check-Out Reminder- please refrain from checking your child out of school or requesting transportation changes after 2:30 p.m. This is an extremely busy time for us in the main office, as we prepare for student dismissal.
Save the Dates:
- Early Release Day-Feb. 15. Students dismiss at 12:30.
- Feb. 18 Teacher workday
- Feb. 19-Snow make-up day-regular school day for staff and students
Become a Guest Speaker at AFMS-Here is the link to an important survey on our school's website if you are interested in being a Guest Speaker about your career, becoming a mentor for students, or joining our school's Business Alliance. Ms. Guinn, our Career Development Coordinator.
In Sports News:
Upcoming Sporting events: Cheerleading Competition-Please come out and support our AFMS cheerleaders on Friday, Jan. 25@ AFHS. Cost for admission is $10.00.
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. AFMS boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will play Holly Grove Middle School @ Holly Grove Middle School.