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No School Fees, Free Lunch and Breakfast, and Free Sporting Events for Students

Once again this year we will not be charging any school fees and students will have access to free lunch and breakfast as well as no charge for FH home sporting events.  Also, students who pack their lunch can have a free milk with their meal.  If you would like to contribute to the district to support this effort, please contact one of our local schools.

Open House--First Day of School

District Open House on Monday, August 21.  First Day of School for students on Wednesday, August 23.

District Committee Recommends Changes for 2018-19 School Year

For the 2018-19 school year, there will be new start/end times for all FH Students in grades K through 12.  These changes come from recommendations made by a district committee that met this past Spring.  

P.T.O. Spring Carnival Spring Carnival

The annual P.T.O. Spring Carnival was FUN for all!  Games, prizes, a HUGE slide, face painting, auction, good eats--you name it!  A BIG THANK YOU to everyone for supporting this yearly event that helps raise funds for our field trips...$5400 was our total for this year--AMAZING!  

Band and Choir Concert Band and Choir Concert

Nice work, students and Mr. W.! The band and choir concert was lovely--such a beautiful sound! 

Amesville Annual Spring Carnival Spring Carnival

Come one, Come all--to the Amesville Annual Spring Carnival!  

Friday, March 31st from 6-9 p.m.  

Lots to see and do!  Student collaborate art work will again be a part of the auction--some truly one-of-a-kind pieces!  All proceeds support field trips for our students-

Hope to see you there!

PTO Pancake Breakfast Pancake Breakfast


Amesville Elementary PTO will host a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 4th from 8:30-10:30 at Applebee's in Athens.  Tickets are $5 and are available through the PTO.  We hope to see you there!

PTO Valentine Barn Dance Barn Dance

Please join us for this fun event! Canned/Boxed food donations support our Resource Room and the BackPack Initiative.  Thank You!

FH Schools Named Fall 2016 Breakfast All Stars

All Federal Hocking Schools receive Platinum designation for school breakfast participation.

College Credit Plus Parent Meeting

Interested in taking college courses next year?

2 hour Delay

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017, All Federal Hocking Local Schools are a 2 hour delay.

School news

December Amesville news

Empty Bowls Event Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls--Full Hearts!

Please join us for our annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser on Thursday, November 10th!  

All K-6th grade students have created beautiful cups and bowls that will be available for purchase. There will also be a Silent Auction. Proceeds benefit the Athens County Food Pantry.

 Thank you for your support!

Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-Teacher Conferences for Amesville families will be on Tuesday, November 1st from 4-7p.m. and Thursday, November 3rd from 4-8 p.m. Your child will be bringing home your conference time soon!  We look forward to sharing information about your child's progress with you.  Please call the school office if you do not receive a conference note confirming your time to meet with your child's teacher.

Halloween at Amesville Elementary Happy Halloween

Families-- Mark your calendars for our Annual Amesville Elementary School Halloween Parade and Classroom Parties on Friday, October 28th! The Halloween Parade begins promptly at 2:30 p.m.!  Please contact your child's teacher directly with any questions or concerns that you may have regarding their party plans for this fun day!  A reminder that costumes for the parade/party should be sent to school with your child (not worn to school), need to adhere to dress code, and should be school-appropriate (no play weapons please).  

Spirit Week at Amesville School

Catch that Lancer Spirit!

Amesville Elementary Students and Staff are invited to show their Lancer Spirit during Spirit Week (September 19th-23rd) held in conjunction with Federal Hocking Lancers Homecoming Week.

Monday (Sept. 19th)--Colors and Patterns Day (How many colors and patterns can you wear?)

Tuesday (Sept. 20th)--Camo Day

Wednesday (Sept. 21st)--Crazy Hair Day (remember that no hair products can be brought on the bus or to school)

Thursday (Sept. 22nd)--Pajama Day (must be school appropriate--remember your tennis shoes for P.E.!)

Friday (Sept. 23rd)--Lancer Spirit/Maroon and Gold Day



Learning about Maps!

Mrs. McGrain's third grade students have been learning about maps and worked collaboratively to create a map of Amesville School for visitors. Students made a plan of each floor, decided upon symbols for a map key, and color coded each area.  The map is posted on the second floor where everyone can see it.  Super thinking and teamwork!

Homecoming Internship Cook Out

Please click for more information on our Friday, September 23, 2016 Cook Out

Amesville Newsletter
Inspired-- To the movies-

Recently 5th and 6th grade students viewed "Hidden Figures" at Athena Grand and were inspired by this true story of women who worked for NASA.  Perseverance was one of many positive messages from this film--if you haven't seen it, our students highly recommend it! 

Portable AED Donated by Ohio Health Mark Seckinger (O'Bleness President) and Brent Kim (VP, Physicians Group)  present AED to George Wood (FH Superintendent)

New tool to help with student safety at school events.

Creative Students! Art on Display

Congratulations to Amesville Elementary students whose art work is on display at The Market on State in Athens and the Majestic Theatre in Nelsonville!  Thank you to Ms. Pearce for sharing these creative pieces with our school community!  

Senior Project Showcase

The Class of 2017 Senior Project Showcase will be held Thursday evening, April 6, 2017 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

HS Drama Presents, "The Young, the Bold, and the Murdered"

The HS Drama Club performances will take place this Friday, Jan. 27 through Sunday, Jan. 9.

Community/Student Health Clinic-Little Lancer Center Opening Soon FH Graduates Erin Lucas and Brielle Clark with Supt. Wood and Mark Briedenbaugh of Hopewell

New Heath Care Clinic and Little Lancer to open in April.  This facility will bring a health care option and early learning facility to all residents of the community.

Happy New Year! Welcome Back!

Happy 2017 to our Amesville Elementary School community!  

Students return to school on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017.  Be on the lookout for your child's report card as this will be sent home later this week.  If you do not receive a report, please contact the office at 740 448-2501.  Looking forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday!

Open House for new Lancer Clinic

Come to Federal Hocking Middle School for an Open House celebrating the upcoming opening of our new clinic and Little Lancers Socialization Room.

Winter Concert and Art Show Winter Concert
Our Winter Concerts and Art Show were enjoyed by everyone!  Students' art work was displayed for all to enjoy and the two evening performances were outstanding.  Our 6th graders amazed us with their glow-in-the-dark dance.  Other highlights included holiday music performed on boomwhackers, a scarf dance by our Kindergarteners, a special version of the Twelve Days of Christmas by our 4th graders, our 5th and 6th grade band, and many others!  Special thanks to Mr. Waskiewicz, Ms. Pearce, Mrs. Lawrence, and Ms. Gallaher for your dedication to our students! 
2017-18 Scheduling Nights

Scheduling for students attending Federal Hocking MS/HS in 2017-18 will begin on Wednesday March 29.

Lancer Letter December 2016

Check out the new Lancer Letter

Spring Sports Schedule 2017


FH Sports Scheduling Website

Spring Sports Schedule

Above is the link to our Spring sports schedule. In addition, please visit the website link provided to view up-to-the-minute schedules (games, cancellations, reschedules, delays) for all sports teams here at Federal Hocking. 


Trick-or-Treat for Unicef Every Penny Counts!

A big SHOUT OUT to Amesville Students for caring about and helping children around the world through Trick-or-Treating for UNICEF!  Students beat their goal of $600 by raising $621.03!

Our 6th grade classes set a grade level goal of $250 and collected over $271 to support these efforts!  

Many thanks to everyone for their generosity!  

Upcoming Pre-School and Kindergarten Registrations Registrations

2017-2018 Pre-School and Kindergarten Registrations

We look forward to meeting our young learners!

Pre-School Registration is Wednesday, March 15th and Kindergarten Registration is Wednesday, March 22nd.

For Pre-School, your child must be four (4) years old on or before August 1, 2017.  

For Kindergarten, your child must be five (5) years old on or before August 1, 2017.  

Please call the school at 740 448-2501 for an appointment and to inquire as to what materials are needed for registration. The child being registered must be present at registration as well.

Federal Hocking Students Consulted on State Proposal FH Interns with State Officials

Lancer Interns meet with State officials to discuss internships.

Empty Bowls Wrap-Up Empty Bowls donation

Amesville Elementary 5th Grade students recently presented Mrs. Catherine Hare, representative from the Athens County Food Pantry, with a check for $1000.  Thank you to everyone who supported the event through their attendance, sharing some soup, and local pottery donations for the silent auction.  We look forward to next year's event! 

Annual Halloween Festivities Halloween Fun!


Amesville students enjoyed the annual parade through town sharing their costumes with everyone!  It was "spooktacular"!

Check out Cruella De Vil...(is that really Mrs. Lawrence?)! Classroom parties were also a hit--including homemade pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies, and even pumpkin soup!

Valentine Barn Dance Valentine Barn Dance

A great time was had by all who attended the Valentine Barn Dance!  Thank you to everyone!  Folks donated canned goods, supported the cake walk through donations or goodies, and over $200 was raised for our BackPack Initiative food program.  The Wireless Ramblers delighted everyone with their music and lots of smiles were shared! 

Honoring our Veterans Thank you, Veterans!

Amesville Elementary students and staff celebrated our veterans in a wonderful assembly with readings, music, lots of flags, and smiles.  Thank you, Veterans, for your service to our country!

Empty Bowls--a success! Empty Bowls

Students enjoyed sharing their ceramic artwork with families and friends...what a great turn out for this local event! Thanks to everyone for attending and to Ms. Pearce and Ms. Jamie for organizing this important fundraiser.  

We are still awaiting the final amount raised for the Athens County Food Pantry--stay tuned!

Fire Safety Thank you, Firefighters!

Thank you to the Amesville Ames-Bern Volunteer Firefighters for inviting our students to the fire station to learn all about fire safety.   Students explored fire trucks, equipment, and even sprayed the water hose!  We learned that every family needs a meeting spot and to always have two ways out of your home.  A fun and informative visit!

Farm Day 2016 Farm Day 2016

Farm Day 2016 at the Hays Farm outside of Amesville was a blast!  Students roasted marshmallows, made butter, went fishing, saw lots of animals, popped popcorn, and enjoyed a beautiful fall day at the farm.  Thanks to Steve and Barb Hays for welcoming us back for another year!

Welcome Back to School News
Revised Plan A Bus Route

Bus Plan A has been revised as of Jan 18, 2017 .  Please review.

Welcome Wagon Story Hour

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