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Cougar Blast - Week of 4.8.21



Dear Cougar Family,


Welcome back from what I hope was a safe and relaxing Spring Break for everyone. I couldn’t be more excited to see everyone return to school tomorrow, whether virtually or in person. For some of our students, this will be a new experience and I want to assure everyone that our staff are all ready and willing to help you every step of the way. 


Please take note of the following announcements for this week.


4th Quarter Schedules

  • Students may access their 4th quarter schedules through PowerSchool after 12:00 pm Wednesday, 4/7/21.
  • Some students may not see any changes in their schedule, but many of our students will have changes that they must note before Thursday.

Virtual Academy Students

  • You will follow the normal schedule for VA: Virtual Academy Schedule. Please email your teacher directly if you are not sure how to access their Google Meet. 

Plan A - In Person Students

  • All students on campus will follow the AMS In-Person Bell Schedule
  • Upon arrival to school on Thursday, 4/8/21, students are to report directly to their homeroom class(can be seen in PowerSchool) where they will receive a hard copy of their schedule.
  • If a student is not sure where to go, staff will be available to help direct them to the right place.
  • All students who have a WCPSS device are expected to bring that device and its charger to school everyday.
  • Health Screening Guidance has been updated:
    • Students should not be in school if they are diagnosed with COVID-19, exposed to someone with COVID-19, instructed to quarantine, or if they are sick or experiencing any of these symptoms: 
      • 100.4° fever or higher
      • Sore throat
      • New cough
      • New shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
      • New loss of taste or smell
      • Diarrhea or vomiting
      • New severe headache

AMS Athletics Information 

  • Starting Thursday, all Spring Athletes will be permitted to participate every day.  There will be no more Cohort Rosters.  All Athletes should be enrolled in their sport's Google Classroom as we are communicating through that platform.  In the Google Classroom, please review the Sports roster posted in the class stream to determine if all paperwork has been submitted. Please email  if you have any questions.


  • Purchase your yearbook online by April 19, 2021! 
    • Order your child's copy through the Herff Jones Online Yearbook Center ( and use school code: 10708.  Ordering online is the only way to guarantee your child's copy of the yearbook!  


Latest Information from WCPSS: 

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Monica Yllanes, Principal