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Weekly Update 2-15-21

Dear AFHS Parents:

This is Matt Wight with the latest news and updates from AFHS and WCPSS.


High School in-person learning will begin the 3 week rotation February 17th with cohort 2/B. Learn MoreVA students will remain virtual for the rest of this school year. 


Second Semester Traditional WCPSS Calendar 

This calendar includes the WCPSS 1/A, 2/B, 3/C rotation schedule. WCPSS may vote on a calendar cohort change for Quarter 4. We will keep you updated as we learn more.


Back to School Guide for AFHS LINK

For students that will be returning in rotations. Everything you need to know about the second semester during Covid can be found here: video of how to navigate the changes in the building, new daily covid screening, new bathroom procedures, new carpool procedures, new bus procedures, new lunch procedures, new ways of accessing student services.


Medication Drop Off is by Appointment Only

If a student has medication that is kept at school or will self-carry, please have your pediatrician complete the 1702 and contact to set up an appointment for the parent drop off. WCPSS Medication Guidelines and 1702 form:


ACT for ALL Juniors

The ACT is required for all Juniors who are in Plan B and VA. The test will be given on February 23rd, that will be an asynchronous day for ALL OTHER grade levels. DETAILS


February 24th Career and Technical Education Virtual Event

In WCPSS, Career and Technical Education will be celebrating CTE Month in February by hosting a VIRTUAL event: Career Connections 2021 on February 24 for grades 8-12. The event will kick-off at 9:00 am with 58 career-readiness sessions. Following that, a Career Industry Fair will be held for students to have the opportunity to meet with industry professionals representing the 16 Career Clusters. Information can be found here. Pre-registration is required, click here to register. ?’s contact:



Virtual College Visits 

An opportunity for AFHS students to meet with College Admissions. Schedule


Upcoming Dates:

February 15-WCPSS Calendar Day-No School

February 16-Teacher Workday-No School for Students

February 17-In-Person instruction for cohort 2/B begins

February 17-ASVAB Testing (pre-registered students)

February 22- In-person instruction for cohort 3/C begins

February 23-Asynchronous Day for 9th,10th,12th

February 23-All Juniors in the building for the ACT

February 23-Senior Cap/Gown Portraits by appointment

February 24-WCPSS Remote Learning Day-Asynchronous classes for all grade levels

February 24-CTE Career Connections Event


We are very excited about students returning for in-person instruction and are doing everything possible to provide a safe learning environment. Please stress to your student that, in order to maintain safety for everyone, they must strictly adhere to the health guidelines.



M. Wight