Mr. Roach and the robotics team for participating in their first competition this weekend. The team exhibited great teamwork, perseverance, and camaraderie throughout the competition. Great job!
Announcements and Upcoming Events:
-Monday 1/20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day -- No School
-Monday 1/27: End of Quarter 2
-Wednesday 1/29: Teacher Workday -- No School
-Friday 2/7: Report Cards Sent Home
Attention Parents of 5th grade students-Save the Date: Wednesday, Jan. 15-Open House for Rising 6th grade students from 6-8pm.
Our first annual STEAM Career Fair for 7th grade will be held on Friday, January 24th during electives. Students will choose two sessions to hear Guest Speakers in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math & the Arts. They will learn about their Career and do a hands-on activity with them. If you have any questions, contact our Career Counselor Ms. Guinn or Ms. Morey our AP Intern.
Charger Families-Chargers Engaged in Service is asking for our school families to donate specific items to create "In Friendship Bags." Bags will be donated to the growing number of homeless WCPSS students and other outreach centers. We are excited to participate in this project to help our community. Specifically, C.E.S. has asked teams/ classes to donate items listed below. If you are able to donate an item or two, please send in your donation by January 31st. C.E.S. will be assembling the bags and have them ready to be handed out before Valentine's Day. If you have any questions, feel free to email Aratcliffe@wcpss, Srobertson2@wcpss.net, or Rstauffer@wcpss.net
New Drama Elective will be offered during the 2nd semester. Please see our school website for more information.
AFMS PTSA News:
Yumraiser at Jersey Mike’s on Tuesday, 1/14 5-8pm
*BACKPACK ALERT* Flyers went home last week
Become a member: https://tinyurl.com/y6ykngap
Smart Start Fundraiser: Currently at $9,994. Goal is $15,000. https://tinyurl.com/y3enz7gk
Sign up for our monthly newsletter: https://www.afmsptsa.org/newsletter.html#/
General Meeting: Monday, January 13th @ 6pm in the Cafeteria
Topics: Winter Events Review, What’s coming up for the Spring - volunteer needs, etc., Nomination Committee
In Sports News:
Monday, Jan. 13, 2020- AFMS Girls and Boys basketball games against Lufkin Rd. MS @ Lufkin Rd. MS for both AFMS basketball teams.
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 -AFMS Girls and Boys basketball games against Fuquay Varina MS @Fuquay Varina MS for both AFMS basketball teams.