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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Lunch:   Chicken Nuggets with Roll, Fishwich, Deli Sandwich, Southwest Salad with Roll, Fries, Tossed Salad, Veggies and Dip, Cupped Fruit, Fresh Fruit, and Milk

Beginning this week, all theater cast and crew need to attend practice on Tuesdays and Fridays with Mrs. Hounsell and Mrs. DePalmer.

S.O.D.A. (Students Organized Against Drugs and Alcohol):  Recruiting has begun for the 2015-16 year. Any student wishing to participate in their junior or senior year must fill out an application and return it to Mrs. Voorhees by May 11th.  Applications are available upon request- see Mrs. V. in room 103. The SODA Program enables high school students to work with the sixth grade at Appomattox Middle School to teach positive strategies and attitudes dealing with drugs and alcohol.  Returning Partners do need to fill out a whole application- just the Information Page and SODA Partner Agreement.   Partners, upon acceptance, will be notified by mail of training dates this summer (two training days for first-timers, and one day for returning Partners).


The senior class picnic will take place at Skyzone on Friday, May 15th. This trip will cost $5 per student. There is a limited amount of students that we can take. Sign-ups are first come-first serve for the first 90 seniors. We will leave about 9:30 and return about 4:30. The trip includes use of the facility, pizza, and unlimited sodas. Sign-ups will be with Ms. Tyree starting on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. An announcement will be made when all spots are full.

The Lady Raiders will have a volleyball tournament on Saturday, May 9th.  This is a fundraiser for ACHS Volleyball to go to camp this summer.  If you would like to have a team, please see Mrs. Wilhoit.

Reminder: All students driving vehicles to school must purchase a parking pass.  Please see Ms. Furlough in Guidance.

Due to the significant impact of snow days on our collective concert preparation in Band and Chorus, the Spring Music Concert has been postponed until May 7th at 6:00 pm.  We look forward to seeing you then!

Reminder for seniors to turn in your bio sheet directly to the Times Virginian by May 1st.  It is your responsibility to submit a baby picture to the newspaper.  Your senior formal will be submitted by Mrs. Rothgeb.  The sheets are in the main office to pick up.

Scholarship Applications for CVCC  - This year the CVCC Educational Foundation will be accepting scholarship applications through our new online application program. The program can be accessed through the new online application program through the webpage Students will need to follow the instructions listed. This program will streamline the scholarship process and make it easier for students to track the status of the application and award. All scholarship application will be processed monthly on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are exhausted. See Mrs. Ramey, if you have any questions.


2015 Mary Blackwell Barnes Memorial Scholarship - Virginia Women in Public Finance has a scholarship program that provides, annually, up to five recipients with a scholarship in the amount of $1000 to $5000.  To qualify and apply for the Scholarship, the applicant must, at a minimum: Be a female student attending a Virginia or District of Columbia college or university in the fall of 2015; have an interest in pursuing a career in finance, government, nonprofits, or public law; and complete and submit application no later May 31, 2015.  Visit website at to download scholarship application and then send to:

                Virginia Women in Public Finance Scholarship Committee
                PO Box 129
                Richmond, VA 23219

Seniors:  Visit the senior web site for scholarships and other opportunities.



















Click on this link to view a video created by ACHS students enrolled in the Early College program.



The SAT will be administered at ACHS on Saturday, May 2, 2015.  The deadline to register without a late fee for the test is April 21.  The cost of the test is $52.50.  The College Board prefers that you register online.  Be sure to follow directions when uploading the required photo for your admit ticket.  Be sure to bring #2 pencils (not mechanical pencils) and a calculator.  Arrive at ACHS between 7:30 am. and 7:50 am.  The doors will be locked at 8:00 am.  You must have your admit ticket and a photo ID or you will not be allowed to test.  If you have questions regarding what is required, come to room 210 for clarification.


Week of: April 27, 2015
4/27/15V Baseball v RustburgNew6:30 pmHOME
4/27/15JV Baseball v RustburgNew5:00 pmHOME
4/27/15V Softball v RustburgNew6:30 pmHOME
4/27/15JV Softball v RustburgNew5:00 pmHOME
4/27/15JV Girls Soccer v Chatham HallNew5:00 pmHOME
4/28/15V Boys Soccer @ HalifaxNew6:30 pmAWAY
4/28/15V Girls Soccer v HalifaxNew6:30 pmHOME
4/28/15JV Boys Soccer @ HalifaxNew5:00 pmAWAY
4/28/15JV Girls Soccer v HalifaxNew5:00 pmHOME
4/28/15Girls Tennis @ AltavistaNew4:30 pmAWAY
4/29/15V Baseball @ ChathamNew6:00 pmAWAY
4/29/15JV Baseball v ChathamNew5:00 pmHOME
4/29/15V Softball v ChathamNew5:00 pmHOME
4/29/15JV Softball @ ChathamNew6:00 pmAWAY
4/29/15V Boys Soccer @ Galileo MagnetNew5:30 pmAWAY
4/30/15Track @ William CampbellNew5L00 pmAWAY
4/30/15Boys Tennis v Randolph HenryNew4:30 pmHOME
4/30/15Girls Tennis @ William CampbellNew4:30 pmAWAY
5/01/15V Baseball @ AltavistaNew5:00 pmAWAY
5/01/15JV Baseball v AltavistaNew5:00 pmHOME
5/01/15V Softball v AltavistaNew5:00 pmHOME
5/01/15JV Softball @ AltavistaNew5:00 pmAWAY


Athletic Passes 2014-2015
The following athletic passes are offered for purchase this year.  Students must purchase a pass for $25 which will allow them entrance to all home athletic events.  (Note: school IDs will not be used as passes)
·          ACPS Student Pass - $25 (year)
·          Family Year
o    $175 - up to 4 household members
o    $25 for each additional member
·          Individual Year - $75
·          Family Season
o    $100 - up to 4 household members
o    $25 for each additional member
·          Individual Season - $40
·          Senior Citizen – Complimentary (62 and older)
Please return this order form to the ACHS main office or you may mail it to the following:
       Appomattox County High School
       Attn: Chris Dodge
       198 Evergreen Avenue
       Appomattox, VA 24522
















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