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.
ARMS held it's Curriculum Night on Tuesday, September 17th. Over 100 parents came out to hear the state of the school address as well as participate in hands -on activities in the classrooms. Teachers went over Georgia Standards and classroom expectations. Jaguars are on the move towards EXCELLENCE!
Ms. Keisha Thorpe visited ARMS to encourage our students to participate in the Model Water Tower Competition. This competition is an opportunity for middle school students to design and build a water tower out of household items. Each tower will be judged based on cost, materials used, functionality, and design. Good Luck to all participating Jaguars!
Austin Road 8th grade band students performed with Woodland High School band on Friday, August 30th. This opportunity was a great experience for our students that will be attending high school next year. Mr. Lamar, ARMS band director was very proud of the students and look forward to other band opportunties. Go Jaguars!
Our rising sixth graders attended a summer camp on July 11th. Students participated in middle school technology, locker challenge and science experiments. Ms. Richburg, 6th grade counselor and Mr. Wiley, Principal encouraged and motivated students to Exceed Expectations Everyday.