Welcome to Appomattox County Public Schools' web page. Appomattox County Public Schools is located in central Virginia. We offer educational services to more than 2,230 students enrolled in preschool through adult classes in one high school, one middle school, one elementary school, and one primary school. Alternative middle and high school programs, gifted programs, and programs for students with special needs are also available. The public school system of Appomattox County is dedicated to excellence in education and strives to ensure that all children of school age receive the highest quality education appropriate to their individual needs and abilities.
Our theme for this year is Achieving Creative Prepared Students. We continue to strengthen our professional learning communities in each of our schools. Our vision is to equip our 2,230 students with the critical thinking skills needed for today and for their future. As we increase student achievement through the Standards of Learning (SOLs), we must also train our children to be inquisitive as they access and analyze information. ACPS aims to provide a high quality of education for every child, filled with a wide range of academic options, as well as many extra-curricular and athletic opportunities.
School will be dismissed 2 hours early for students on December 17 and December 18, 2014, due to semester exams.
December 19th will be a Teacher Workday and a Student Holiday.
Winter and Christmas Break will be December 22 – January 2.
January 5, 2015 will be a Student Holiday and a Professional Development day for teachers. Students will report to school on January 6, 2015.
Report cards will go out January 8, 2015.
There will be a regularly scheduled Appomattox County School Board meeting on Thursday, December 18, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. at the School Board Office. You are invited to attend.
The AMS LEGO League Robotics Team won Best Robot Design at the Roanoke/Blacksburg First LEGO League Tournament November 8, 2014. This award was given to the team who developed the best strategy and creative design on a solid and reliable robot with creative and efficient programming. Congratulations to this AMS team!
We are proud of our Raider varsity football team November 15 who played against Lee County here in the regional playoffs.
We are also proud of our Raider varsity volleyball team who traveled to Floyd County for regional quarterfinals November 11.
Congratulations to our ACHS theatre members for placing in the regional theatre competition at Randolph Henry High November 15.
Our Raiders hosted the Scholastic Bowl for the Dogwood District at November 13 at ACHS.
Thank you to our athletes, actors, coaches, and students for your training, preparation and hard work in these competitions.
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For more information, please visit: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/health_medical/
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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/index.shtml.