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Parents/Guardians:  Please take a moment and complete your students’ registration.  Use the following link to login to your parent portal and update your students’ information.  PowerSchool for Parents

Instructions can be found on this webpage as you are logging in.  If you do not have a Parent Portal account, please visit your school’s office and bring your photo ID to obtain a login.

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ACPS Announcements
Welcome!
On behalf of the Appomattox County School Board and our staff, welcome to our website.  Explore our website and our four school websites.  Appomattox County is located in rural central Virginia.  We provide public education to approximately 2200 students who are enrolled in our four schools in the school division.  Those schools include Appomattox Primary School (Preschool – Grade 2), Appomattox Elementary School (Grades 3-5), Appomattox Middle School (Grades 6-8), and Appomattox County High School (Grades 9-12).  We are proud of our students and staff in ACPS.  Last year all four of our schools were fully accredited by the Virginia Department of Education. We were one of only 37 school divisions in Virginia to achieve this status.

Our theme for this year is Striving for Excellence.  Our goal is to engage every student in meaningful and rigorous work with high expectations.  We accomplish this through the use of innovative instructional practices, a guaranteed curriculum, and up-to-date technology.  We want our students to be motivated and hard workers in order to be career or college ready upon graduation.  ACPS aims to provide a high quality education for every child, filled with a wide range of academic, extra-curricular, and athletic opportunities. 
Notice of Change in Meeting Date
The Regular Monthly Business Meeting of the Appomattox County School Board has been changed from Thursday, August 25, 2016 to Monday, August 29, 2016 due to the family death of a Board Member.
 
The meeting will be held in the School Administration Building at 316 Court Street in Appomattox, Virginia at 5:00 p.m.
 
Appomattox APPS
Reminder to all Parents/Guardians.   Appomattox County Public Schools has an app.  The app allows you to keep up with your child's grades, attendance, and important information concerning your child's education.   The district app combines all apps provided by the schools in one place. We would like to encourage all parents/guardians to download the app today.  
APPS for Appomattox
These are a few Apps that we suggest to help you keep up with information pertaining to your student.
Division APP
PowerSchool for Parents 2.5 is now available!
PowerSchool for Parents 2.0 is now available!

PowerSchool App
PowerSchool for Parents 2.5 is now available!
District Code : TQHS   (You will need this code after you download the app)

PowerSchool for Parents 2.0 is now available!
School Supply List
Skills USA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
This past week the Entrepreneurship State Champions traveled to Louisville for the Skills USA National Championships.   The team will bring home the  National Championship to Appomattox County.  Congratulations to the team and their coach.  Team members left to right: Geoff Zbgiebloski, Nathan Simpson, Instructor/Coach Mr. Jason Clark, Brian Rubio, and Nicholas Walton.
  
New Student Dress Code Starting 2016-2017
At the May 26, 2016 School Board Meeting, a new student dress code was adopted.  This dress code will be followed starting in the 2016-2017 school year. 

Please click here to view it.
Football Ring Ceremony
Our Group 2A State Football Champions received their state rings at a ceremony with parents and supporters in the ACHS auditorium May 4.  The Raiders had a 15-0 perfect season.   ACPS is proud of their hard work and achievement in securing this first-ever title for ACPS and the community.  Go Raiders!

Appomattox County High School Auto Mechanics Excels
This past Thursday April 14th the ACHS Auto mechanics had three students pass the written part of the State Inspection License program test.   Students still need to undergo a background check by the Department of State Police and the practical (Hands on) examination.  ACHS redesigned the Career and Technical education program with an emphasis to “get students job ready upon graduation”.  Master Trooper T.D. Lacks and Senior Trooper G.A. Smith are pictured administering the written State inspection test. Instructor David Cardwell has transformed the program from a regular class into a job training program.   The program has increased its state inspection testers by four hundred percent.   We congratulate the students and the instructor for building our community one child at a time.
Congratulations to   William Francis (Frankie) Hoffman, Dennis Alan Thomas, and Stephen Jacob Breeding. 
 
Appomattox County Public Schools Leads in On-Time Graduation Rate
Information released today by the Virginia Department of Education shows the On-Time Graduation Rates for each school division in the state.  A closer look at our scores shows that not only have we surpassed the state average percentage, we have the highest reported rate in comparison to all Region 8 and Region 2000 divisions.  Appomattox’s 94% 2015 On-Time Graduation Rate is up from 91.4% in 2014.
Congratulations to all those who have worked so hard to improve the graduation outcomes for our students in Appomattox County.

Bus Route Information Online
ACPS Transportation has a new location on the division website!  The transportation department has compiled a list of bus routes and information.  These lists can be found here.  (Updated 07/27/2016)
Bullying Hotline
ACPS has set up a Bullying Hotline for students and faculty to call if they feel they are being bullied. Messages can be left anonymously, if desired. School administrators are checking this number for messages and looking into any issues. The number is (434) 352-2071. 

In addition to the Hotline, students and faculty can now text their concerns to (434) 609-7146.  This is a texting only phone and will be checked daily.  If you do not have access to a phone you can use our on-line system to send text message alerts.                           
Click here to report Bullying if you do not have a cell phone

For more information about bullying, please visit the following link on the Virginia Department of Education's website at
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/prevention/bullying/.
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