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The first day of school for students is Wednesday, August 10.
Open House and Fee Day is August 8 from 2:00 -6:00 p.m.

 
ACPS Announcements
Welcome!
On behalf of the Appomattox County School Board and our staff, I welcome you to our website.  I encourage you to explore our website and our 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.

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 for a rapidly changing world.  ACPS aims to provide a high quality education for every child, filled with a wide range of academic, extra-curricular, and athletic opportunities. 
Appomattox County Public School Cost-Per-Copy RFP
RFP 2016
Bid opening scheduled for July 25th at 10:00am will be postponed until August 5th  at 10:00am

 
RFP - Paper
Appomattox County Public Schools invites you to submit quotations on the attached list of paper products and other janitorial supplies.  Quotations will be accepted in the Appomattox County Administration Office.
Click here for the full RFP.
Mailing Address:  PO Box 548, Appomattox VA 24522
Deadline and Opening:  August 5, 2016 at 2pm
Notified by:  August 8, 2016
 
FFA Member Recognized as State Star in Agribusiness
Jordan Moore of the Appomattox FFA Chapter was recognized as the State Star in Agribusiness during the 90th Virginia FFA State Convention which was held at Virginia Tech, June 20-23, 2016.  Her FFA advisors are Elizabeth Duncan and Ed McCann, Jr.

The Virginia FFA Association State Star awards are designed to recognize outstanding FFA members who have earned their State FFA Degree and excelled in their Supervised Agricultural Experience projects.  These awards are given to members who have successfully completed at least three years of agricultural education instruction, earned at least $1,000 or worked in excess of 300 hours, and been actively involved in FFA activities on all levels.  The State Star in Agribusiness Award recognizes one member who has successfully owned or been employed by an agricultural business.  The application requires the member to submit extensive information regarding their production and financial records.  Only one candidate per year is named the State Star in Agribusiness.  The state winner receives cash awards from the National FFA Organization and the Virginia FFA Foundation as well as a plaque.
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!

Preschool: Bright Beginnings
The 4-year- old Program for Appomattox County Public Schools is “Bright Beginnings” and is located at Appomattox Primary School. The purpose of this program is to provide a comprehensive preschool program for at-risk four- year- olds who are not being served by other federal programs and who reach their fourth birthday on or before September 30. The program will conform to the school year calendar of 180 days.

Applications for the 2016-17 school year are available at Appomattox Primary School as well as the school board office and will be accepted through May 15, 2016 at either location.  For more information about this program, you may contact Ms. Michele West at 352-5766 or Mrs. Beth Haught at 352-8251.
 
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. 
 
CVCC Summer Career Academies
CVCC is offering academies for students (ages 8-15) in Elementary, Middle and rising 9th and 10th graders this summer.  These are GREAT opportunities for students to learn about different career areas of interest this summer!  Click here for the full flyer.

2016-2017 School Calendar
The Appomattox County School Board has approved the 2016-2017 Student Calendar.  You may view the calendar here.  The first day for students to report to school will be Wednesday, August 10, 2016.
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 12/17/2015)
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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