Greetings and Welcome to AMS!We are pleased to be able to serve you and your family. We hope this information helps as you transition to a new school. Please don't hesitate to let us know how we can better serve your needs.FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL:
Doors open at 7:45am
Breakfast starts in cafe at 8am
Students may eat THEN report directly to waiting area
6th waiting area - small gym
7th waiting area - main gym east
8th waiting area - main gym west
First bell rings at 8:26am
NEW OFFICIAL SCHEDULES WILL BE HANDED OUT IN 1st PERIOD ON FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
NO SCHEDULE CHANGES WILL BE MADE ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
Buses will run slower then normal first week of school, so patience!
AMS Teachers will be in available for any questions or help.
What Do I Do If… What Should I Do? Who Will Help Me?
I need to change my schedule
Go to the Counselor’s office for a request change form to complete. Each Schedule change request will be reviewed individually.
Mrs. Dewberry (M-Z)
I lost my school ID
Go the library. The first ID is free, and a replacement ID costs $5.
I don’t feel well
Go to the nurse’s office
I forgot my lunch money
Two charges are allowed in the lunch line
The cashier in the lunch line will help you. You may not charge in the snack bar line.
I was absent
Bring a note to the front office from your parent or doctor the day you return to school
I need to ride the bus
Go to the front office or ask your teacher. GISD Transportation website has bus stop details online.
I need to locate the lost and found
Go to the front office so they can direct you to the lost and found area
I need a bus rider pass
Go to the front office with permission notes from both parents
I have my cell phone
Keep it turned off during school hours. If your phone is taken up by a teacher, there is a $10 fee to get it back.
This is up to you! Please follow our cell phone rules! J AMS is not responible for student electronic devices, so take extra care and be responsible if you choose to bring an electronic item.
I’m out of dress code
Go to the Assistant Principals’ office for something else to wear. You may also have a parent bring another item of clothing to you.
Mr. DafoeMrs. Berryman
Someone is bullying me
(AMS does NOT tolerate bullying!)
Immediately report the situation to the nearest adult. Tell the bully to STOP! If the situation continues, report the problem to your counselor or the Assistant Principals.
Ms. Bishop and Mrs. Dewberry
Assistant Principals:Mr. Dafoe and Mrs. Berryman
I want to visit with the Principal or Assistant Principal
Make an appointment with the Principal’s secretary in front office. We highly encouraging to set a time to meet in order to ensure an administrator is available.
Front Office: Mrs. Watson
Principal: Mr. Dawson
I need help with my work
AMS Teachers use Skyward and Google Classroom as the main academic and communication platforms.
Your teachers or the AMS website www.granburyisd.org/ams
I’m not sure when school starts and ends
Start time is 8:36
End time is 4:15
Your teacher will let you know if you are late to class. Bell schedules are posted in the hallways
I want to eat breakfast at school
Go to the cafeteria where breakfast is served from 8:00-8:25 each morning.
Your Assistant Principals, Counselors, and Teachers on duty in cafeteria can help you!
I don’t know where to go when I get to school
6th grade: Small Gym
7th grade: Large Gym East Side
8th grade: Large Gym West Side
Teachers or Assistant Principals
I am tardy to class
Walk quickly and shorten time with your friends. ALWAYS use the restroom between classes before visiting with friends
Teachers will mark you tardy in Skyward if you are late, and you only get one free tardy per grading period.