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ACPS Schools Closed Wednesday, November 25-27, 2015

All schools will be closed for the holiday.  Schools re-open, Monday, November 30, 2015!

Be safe and enjoy your time off.

The NED Show is coming to Amelon!

On December 2nd, Amelon will have an assembly called The NED Show.  This is a character education program starring NED, a cartoon character who teaches kids to Never give up, Encourage others, and Do your best!

You can get more information on The NED Show here:

Amelon's 2015 VDOE School Report Card

To view Amelon's VDOE (Virginia Department of Education) Report Card information, please visit: (cut and paste this into an internet browser)

More details are in the October 2015 Newsletter.

ACPS Schools Closed Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Due to ELECTION DAY and voting being held in various ACPS buildings, schools will be closed Tuesday.
Please exercise your right to vote and head out to the polls!

Amherst County Public Library Presents a November Event

Oh Yuck! Dissecting Owl Pellets
Date: November 14, 2015
Place: Amherst Library (434-946-9488)
Time: 10:30-11:30

This program is recommended for children 4yrs – 5th grade (must be
accompanied by an adult) to 18 yrs old who can attend without adult
supervision. Come and discover!!! & Facebook

ACPS Wants Your Vote!

The Calendar Survey for the ACPS 2016-2017 School Calendar can be found at the link below.

A copy of Draft 1 and Draft 2 can be found in the attachments below.

Please give us your input and comments.

Thank you!

Survey Link:  http://goo/gl/forms/2SbLReZVII



Amherst County Recreation & Parks Department

Registrations are underway for Amherst County’s Recreational Basketball League.
Registrations will end on 11/2 and events begin the week of 11/30/15.
There are teams for both boys and girls, with ages from 5 to 17.

You can register online by visiting and then navigating to the Sports page which is under the Recreation Department or give us a call @ 434-929-1954.

Fall Festival at Sweet Briar to Benefit Local Schools

Students in the "Sweet for Schools" business seminar at Sweet Briar College will host the "Briar’s Fall Bucket List Festival" to benefit
Amherst County Public Schools from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 25, on campus.

Admission is free, but game and raffle ticket prices will vary. Activities include hayrides, football toss, ring toss, pumpkin bowling,
face painting, pumpkin painting and more. The festival will also feature local vendors "That’s Too Cute Boutique" and "Creative Carmella".

Haunted House (5th grade and younger)

The Amherst County Recreation & Parks Department, Amherst 4-H, Amherst County Public Library, and Smart Beginnings of Central Virginia

will sponsor a HAUNTED HOUSE on October 24, 2015, 7:00 - 9:30.

Location: The Monroe Community Center (129 Frances Avenue)

Fee: $2.00 per person

More info call: 434-929-1954

Amherst County Recreation & Parks Department

Annual Fall Festival

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Coolwell Park (646 North Coolwell Road)

6:00 - 7:45     Crafts, Inflatable Slide, and $1.00 Hayrides

8:00               Candy Hunt (5th grade and younger)

*Remember to bring a flashlight and bag to gather candy!




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