Admin

Parent FAQ

Welcome to Academic Magnet High School! 

In order to better serve you, we have posted a list of helpful links and answers to commonly asked questions.  If you don't see something here, please contact me at:

susan_henley@charleston.k12.sc.us

FAQ'S

ARRIVAL
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Carpool information:   On arriving to AMHS, Student Drivers are in the LEFT lane.  Drop off and pick up are in the RIGHT lane.  Be mindful that SOA students are in line, so the drop off and pick up for ALL students is in front of the Performing Arts Auditorium. Drive past our school, both SOA schools and down to the auditorium.  For your child's safety, please DO NOT pick up your students outside the gates on the public road.


BELL SCHEDULE:

WARNING BELL               8:25

1stPeriod                         8:35-10:05

2ndPeriod                       10:10-11:40

3rdPeriod                        11:45-1:15

Lunch                             1:15-1:55

4thPeriod                         2:00-3:30

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Every AMHS student is required to have 30 hours of Community Service EACH year.  It is highly suggested to have your student perform Community Service in the summer or all year long.  The form is under the AMHS Guidance Tab and is to be filled out and given to your Focus Teacher BEFORE May 8, 2019.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Every AMHS student will complete the AP Capstone program in order to graduate.  This program is a 2 year course consisting of AP Seminar which students take in their junior year, and AP Research, which students complete as seniors. 

Every AMHS student will complete at least 4 AP credits to graduate. A Program of Studies is listed under the "Students" tab.

GUIDANCE:

If your last name begins with A-H, your Guidance Counselor is Ms. Taylor

If your last name begins with H-O, your Guidance Counselor is Ms. Kassinger

If your last name begins with P-Z, your Guidance Counselor is Ms. James

SPORTS:

All sports information, including schedules, rosters and coach contact information can be found on their website:

AMHS Booster Club website http://amhsboosterclub.org/

MEDIA CENTER: 

The media center is open Monday - Friday from 7:30am - 5:30pm. There are times when the library will have to close early for meetings and that information will be posted on the library doors.  Students may come to the library before and after school and during lunch without a pass.

PARENT VOLUNTEERS:

There are several opportunities for parents to volunteer for AMHS.  Please visit the PIE (Partners in Education) website.

You can email committee chairperson for details and to volunteer.

There also are opportunities to donate to AMHS.  501C status for tax exemption.

ACADEMIC MAGNET FOUNDATION

Please see the foundations website for more information:  

https://www.academicmagnetfoundation.org/

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