Appomattox County Public Schools

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  • 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. 
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  • Request for Proposals

    Appomattox County Public Schools has released RFPs.  Click here to be redirected.

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  • Online Registration

    Returning Students

    Starting at the end of May 2017, families can update student information for returning students.  Click this link and follow the quick directions below:

    1. Login and Select the student you wish to register along the top
    2. Select the Registration (2017-2018) icon on the left side
    3. Agree to the terms and conditions
    4. Click Begin Forms
    5. Complete this process for each child in your Parent Portal
      If you have more than one child enrolled in ACPS, after completing the first child's registration - go back to Parent Portal and select the next child to get started.
    6. Registration is not complete until you have clicked Submit.  To bypass payment, select Check/Cash and Submit the form.  Fees not paid online are due at Open House on August 3, 2017.

     

    Click here for a quick FAQ with common registration questions.

    New Students

    Starting on June 6th, new students can be registered at our School Board Office.  This office is located at 316 Court Street in Appomattox, VA.  Registration hours are 9:00am - 3:00pm.  Please visit this website for necessary documents during registration.  For more information, please call (434) 352-8251.

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ACPS News

  • Upcoming School Information

    We wish you and your family a happy summer.

    The first day of school for students for next year will be Tuesday, August 8. Open House will be August 3 from 2:00 p.m to 6:30 p.m.

    In addition to Open House on August 3 from 2:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. at all schools, ACPS will be offering two earlier opportunities to complete/update your child’s information. Parents are invited and encouraged to do so at either of the following times: Thursday, July 20 or Thursday, July 27 at Appomattox Elementary School (AES) from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Several computer labs will be open at AES during July 20 and July 27 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for parents to use to complete/update student information. The $25 Instructional Consumable Fee can also be paid at that time, either online during registration or with check or cash. ACPS staff will be present to assist parents during these times.

    Alternatively, you can complete student registration online, from home, by selecting the Parent Portal icon in the quick links bar on the division website. Registration is not complete until you click SUBMIT, one registration per child. See the Parent Portal login page for more instructions.

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  • Appomattox Middle FFA Takes 2nd, 4th place at State FFA Convention

    During the week of June 26-29, 8 Appomattox Middle FFA members travelled to the State FFA Convention, held on the Virginia Tech Campus in Blacksburg, Virginia. Throughout the week, students participated in workshops, heard from keynote speakers, and participated in the state FFA delegate process. Members heard from past and current national FFA Officers, state FFA officers, and other motivational speakers on how to “Transform” their purpose to action in order to make a difference as leaders in their community.

    The teams were coached by AMS Agriculture teacher and FFA Advisor Dani Gaulden. AMS FFA would like to thank the Appomattox County FFA Alumni, Appomattox County School Board and Administration, ACPS Transportation Department, AMS Administration, and ACHS Advisors Ed McCann and Elizabeth Duncan for contributing to making this trip a success.

    Pictured is the Agricultural Mechanics Team who placed 2nd. Congratulations to all members that participated!

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  • Appomattox County High School Wins Again!

    The SkillsUSA Entrepreneurship team of Geoff Zdgiebloski, Nick Walton, and Will Huffman traveled to Louisville, Kentucky the week of June 19, 2017 to defend their National Championship in Entrepreneurship. The team presented their startup business as a software company that would "gamify" the Virginia Department of Education Standards of Learning. The company proposes to use cross-content, multi-platform software design to bring the math, science, English, and history SOL's to life for students who like to learn through gaming. After a week of presentations and meetings, the team has was declared back to back national champions in their event.

    Their coach and mentor, Jason Clark, is extremely proud of the effort and hard work it took for these young men to put themselves in this position. Congratulations to the young men of Appomattox County High School’s Entrepreneurship Team!

    In the picture of the SkillsUSA team from left to right – Geoff Zdgiebloski, Will Huffman, Coach Jason Clark, SkillsUSA State Officer Nathan Simpson, Nick Walton.

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  • ACPS Meal Price Increases

    On Thursday May 11, 2017, the School Board approved lunch price increases and A La Carte item increases for the 2017-2018 school year. Lunch price increases are a requirement of USDA in order for the school division to be in compliance with the National Lunch Program and receive reimbursement funds for free and reduced lunches. The basis for the increase in A La Carte items is that currently most of these items are sold for less than the cost to prepare them by the school division. Lunch prices will go from $1.80 to $1.90 at Appomattox Primary and Appomattox Elementary School and lunch prices will go from $2.05 to $2.20 at Appomattox Middle and Appomattox High School. Breakfast A La Carte items will increase from $0.50 to $0.75 and lunch A La Carte items will increase from $1.00 to $1.25. The A La Carte increases will occur at all schools.

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  • 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.

    Listed below are a few Apps that we suggest to help you keep up with information pertaining to your student.
    Our Division APP
    PowerSchool App (District Code : TQHS   You will need this code after you download the app)

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  • 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 on our new page listed under Departments, then Transportation.  (Updated 07/27/2016)

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  • 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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