Guest Host, Special K of the Ricky Smiley Morning Show kicked off the "850" campiagn for the 2014 CRCT. Students have been given a charge of not only meeting but exceeding (850) on the upcoming CRCT. The students and teachers are fired up and ready to go on April 24th-May 1st. Stockbride High School band and student Kendarius Webster came to support and give words of encouragement. Jaguar Pride!
To provide addtional support to our students and parents we will begin March Madness on Saturday, March 8th from 9-11am. There will also be a Parent Expo Series hosted by the counseling and administrative departments. To find out more information, please click on this link.
Austin Road Middle Jr. Beta celebrated Beta Week March 3rd-7th. The officers planned a week that kicked-off with apples for teachers and ended with recognition of the outstanding Beta of the year. The students participated in a service project that provided clothing for a local shelter and our counseling department. Beta Pride!
Congratulations to Coach Gary and the 7th grade boys for winning the 7th grade boys county championship game Friday night! Ms. Wilson and the cheerleaders did an outstanding job leading the many ARMS supporters in deafening cheers to propel our team to victory. ARMSTRONG!
The 8th grade class of ARMS enjoyed touring the campus of UGA. The students took videos of their tour and will produce a video of their experience. They enjoyed the college experience by walking through the Tate student center and viewing Stanford Stadium.
The wrestling season is off to a great start thanks to some very special students who returned back to Austin Road. Shakeno Jenkins and Myles Dewitt were wrestling students that decided they wanted to share their knowledge of the game and future opportunites. for students. Myles currently attends Fort Valley State University and Shakeno is wrestling on a full scholarship at a local college. Jaguar Pride!
ARMS Counseling Department kicked off their annual “Help for the Holidays” donations initiative and with the help of current and past staff members along with community agencies…it was a huge success! Many ARMS families will surely enjoy the holidays this year due to so many caring people! Thank you for all that you do!
ARMS 8th grade students took part in a in-school field trip covering a period during the Civil War. The field trip featured a full period-correct camp site complete with a variety of tents, props, and covered wagon. The program is presented by the Henry County Confederate Unit.
Alexis Martinez and Timothy Miller represented Austin Road Middle School at the 37th Junior Youth Assembly. For two days these students participated and experienced firsthand the excitement and importance behind the legislative process. They discussed current state issues with state administrators and gained a better understanding of the complexity of the lawmaking process.
Congratulations to our 7th grade football team for an awesome season and bringing home the Championship Trophy. The Jaguars played the Logust Grove Wildcats in the championship game on November 6 which was a true fight to the finish. The Jaguars pulled out a sweet victory 12-8 to bring home the title of HCMSAL 7th Grade Football Champions! Jaguar Pride!
Congratulations to all students that participated in the competition held on Friday, October 25th at Woodland Middle School. Leia Barrow received the "Most Artistic"model award and John Ekpoudom for winning "Judges Choice". Ms. Houston, 6th grade science teacher encourage all students to get involved in Science because new and exciting projects are on the horizon.
Ninety-Five 8th graders took the PSAT on October 16th, which is a school record. The PSAT test offers a glimpse of a student's strengths and weaknesses as they prepare for college. ARMS staff is excited about this number of students taking the initiative to prepare for higher education.
Our very own Ms. Guy and her family are featured in the Southern Journal Magazine. Ms. Guy, Physical Education teacher and her husband Greg Guy who is a plant manager at Goodyear Aviation in Stockbridge shared their story of his sister-in-law that has battled and survived breast cancer.
ARMS students showed their support for McNair Discovery Learning Center during their expereince with an armed gunman. We are proud of our students for their caring spirit for others. Daily we are seeing students speaking up and out against bullying. The newsletter is attached.