• Kudos:

    Mr. Johnson, Mrs. McKeon and all the student council students and parents who put on a fabulous dance Friday night. Thank you to all the parents who sold dance tickets during the lunch hours this week.

    Shout Out to the PE department for planning our first Pep Rally. We recognized all our fall athletes at this event on Thursday. 

    Congratulations to 7th graders Charlie Deaton and Jack Mayer who auditioned for and made the Wake County All-County Band! These students competed against over 500 middle school musicians from across WCPSS and have earned a spot in the 2019 All-County Clinic and Concert to be held Nov. 14-15 at Martin Middle School! Go Charger musicians! 

    To our Students The following students were selected as exemplifying Citizenship by our teachers. For the month of November, we will be focusing on HONESTY.

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    Upcoming Events/Announcements:

    Spirit Week:

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    Truck Career Fair:

    Thursday October 31st, 6th grade students will be participating in a Career Truck Fair. Students will have the opportunity to listen to 12 personnel that operate a variety of vehicles and machinery. They will also learn more about these careers and the tasks they perform. 

    SOCKtober at AFMS.  During the entire month of October, students and staff are asked to donate as many pairs of new socks as possible.  All donated socks will be given to "Note in the Pocket," an organization which helps Wake County students in need.  The goal once again is to collect 5,000 pairs of new socks before October 31st.

    October 31st - End of the 1st Quarter

    November 1st – Teacher Workday, no school for students. 

    Veterans Day Celebration:

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    Our second annual Veterans Day Celebration is just around the corner. 

    Parents, siblings, and/or grandparents of our students that are Veterans or currently serve in the military are invited to the attend the event scheduled for Friday, November 8th, at 8:10 AM in the gymnasium.

    Please RSVP to the event at tinyurl.com/AFMSvetsRSVP by November 4, 2019. 

    All families that RSVP will receive follow-up information from Mrs. Evans (levans4@wcpss.net) on November 5th.

    8th Grade Parents: There will be an optional informational interest meeting for our 8th Grade Field Trip to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, November 12th at 6:00pm in the auditorium.

    Charger Night:

    Thank you to all who were able to attend our Charger Night on the 15th of October. If you were not able to attend, the resources/presentations from Parent Charger night are available on our school's website and also at the following link: https://www.wcpss.net/domain/16245

     

    AFMS PTSA NEWS: 

    AFMS PTSA News

    Coming in November…

    Yumraiser at Panera in Holly Springs on Thursday, 11/7 4-8pm

    Spirit Week at Five Below in Apex – Dates TBD

     

    AFMS PTSA Winter-Palooza, Saturday 12/7 9am-3pm

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    Local Vendors, Student Performances, Food Trucks. Poinsettia and Wreath Sales and many other activities! Free Swag bags to the first 100 attendees and Hourly Door Prizes!! 

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Teacher Luncheon - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4fabae2aa6fb6-teacher 

    Become a member:  https://tinyurl.com/y6ykngap       

    Smart Start Fundraiser: Currently at $8203. Goal is $15,000.  https://tinyurl.com/y3enz7gk  

    Sign up for our monthly newsletter: https://www.afmsptsa.org/newsletter.html#/    

    Website: http://www.afmsptsa.org     

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AFMSChargersPTSA/

    Twitter: @AFMSPTSA

    Email: afmsptsa@gmail.com

     

    Upcoming Meetings

    Board Meeting (all welcome): Monday, November 4th @ 6pm

    General Meeting: Monday, January 13th @ 6pm

     

    SPORTS:

    Girls basketball interest meeting will be held on Wednesday October 30th at 7:45 am in Room 1103 

    Monday, October 28th. Girls soccer make- up game vs. West Lake Middle @ AFMS

    Wednesday, October 30th. Football vs. Holly Ridge MS @ AFMS

    Thursday, October 31st. Girls soccer vs. Holly Ridge MS @ AFMS

    Thursday, October 31st. Volleyball vs. Holly Ridge MS @ AFMS

     

    Go Chargers!