ACPS Road Map to Return

Students, families and staff of Amherst County Public Schools, we are pleased to present to you our Road Map to Return for the 2020-2021 school year. Attached you will find the Road Map to Return document, which includes an overview of the planning process and lays out key aspects of ACPS' plan to provide a safe, equitable and successful return for our students, families and staff.

Health Clinic Event

All students are invited to attend one of our health clinics! ACPS will be providing free hearing screenings and Amherst County Lion's Club will be providing free vision screenings to any student. School Nurses will be available for consultation about any health questions you may have. Also, Central Virginia Health District will be providing flu shots to students and parents who want one. If you are interested in getting a flu shot, please bring identification and insurance information. We hope to see you at one of these events:

Press Release 10/21/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information. http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/10.21.20PressRelease.pdf

Press Release 10/20/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information. http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/10.20.20PressRelease.pdf

Press Release 10/19/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information. http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/10.19.20PressRelease.pdf

Press Release 10/16/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information. http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/10.16.20PressRelease.pdf

Press Release 10/14/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information. http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/10.14.20PressRelease.pdf

Fall Break Reminder

This is a reminder that due to the calendar changes made at the July School Board Meeting, Fall Break was moved to Monday, November 2nd and Tuesday, November 3rd.  Amherst County Public Schools will be open this Monday, October 19th and Tuesday, October 20th.  Please refer to the school calendar on the website, if you have any questions .

Governor's Update

"We have been informed that a news station in the Richmond area inadvertently posted an old post from March when the governor first announced schools would be closed.  There is no indication from the Governor's office or the VDOE that schools will be closing. "

ARA High School Pictures

ARA High School pictures will be taken on Friday, October 16 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  ARA students are reminded to wear a face mask, enter through back cafeteria doors, and do a temperature screening before being photographed. If you are interested in ordering a package please see the attached flyers for details.

Flyer and Order Form
 

Press Release 10/12/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information. http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/10.12.20PressRelease.pdf

ARA 9th Grade Elective Course Drop

Hello Lancer Family, 

Press Release 10/07/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information. http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/10.7.20_PressRelease.pdf

Press Release 09/30/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information. http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/9.30.20PressRelease.pdf

Press Release 09/27/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information.  http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/9.27.20PressRelease.pdf

Press Release 09/23/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information.  http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/9.23.20PressRelease.pdf

School Board Meeting October 15, 2020 Update

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Regular School Board Meeting scheduled for October 15, 2020 has been moved to a 5:00pm start time.

Live Stream Links below.

YouTube: https://youtu.be/ST_eRCaraJo

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amherstcountyps/live/

Press Release 09/15/20

In an effort to keep our community informed Amherst County Public Schools is providing the attached information.  http://www.amherst.k12.va.us/sites/default/files/9.15.20PressRelease.pdf

Statement

It has come to our attention that false information has been passed throughout the community regarding several policies that our School Board is currently reviewing.  The policies in question are about non-discrimination and harassment.  Nowhere in these policies does it address anything about the use of restrooms, locker rooms, etc.  If you have not done so already, please read the referenced policies linked below.  If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us. 

Amherst Remote Academy (ARA) Information

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