Amesville Elementary School News

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Tomorrow, Thursday, December 14, 2017, All Federal Hocking Local Schools will be on a 2 hour delay
The Taste of School Spirit Lancers and Chipotle

Join us for a tasty event to support the Amesville PTO!

The Fall Edition of "The Shield", Federal Hocking High School's news magazine
Meetings for Questions and Concerns Regarding the 2018-19 Start Time Changes

We value your thoughts on this transition. Please come and share your questions and concerns.

Spirit Week at Amesville School Spirit Week

We've got spirit, yes we do--Amesville Students,

how 'bout you?  Join in the fun the week of

October 9th-13th and show your Lancer Spirit!

Fall Family Fun Night Fall Family Night

Join us for an evening of

Fall Family Fun!  

Board of Education Candidate Forum Candidate Forum

Hope you can join us on October 5th for a Candidate Forum to meet the candidates running for Federal Hocking Board of Education.

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.

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

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.

District Conversations on Sleep and Start Times

Conversations scheduled at elementary schools around the sleep needs of children and school start times.  Learn how to provide your input.

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.

Volcanoes! volcanoes

Watch out! Erupting volcanoes! Amesville 4th grade students show what they know about types of volcanoes, layers of the earth, how to make a volcano, the special secret ingredients needed for this exciting experiment, and more! You ROCK!

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.

Empty Bowls Event 2017 Empty Bowls flier

Your help would be "SOUP"er!  Please join us for our Empty Bowls event on Thursday, November 9th.  Proceeds benefit the Athens County Food Pantry.

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.

Halloween 2017 Halloween 2017

Halloween, Amesville style! A SPOOKTACULAR way to spend an afternoon--the annual parade was fun and students performed Michael Jackson's "Thriller" for everyone!  Check for more photographs on the Federal Hocking Facebook page!  Happy Halloween!

2017-18 Scheduling Nights

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

Fall Family Fun Night Thriller Flash Mob

Flash Mob--"Thriller" style!

Fall Family Fun Night at Amesville was a hit! Students danced their own version of "Thriller" and it was AMAZING!  Thanks to everyone who attended and helped with this event...and to Mr. W. for organizing this wonderful evening. Pumpkin bowling, face painting, apple tossing, popcorn, apples, cider, pumpkin painting, all students dancing, and some great pie eating contests--WHAT FUN!

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. 


2017 Farm Day Farm Day 2017

Farm Day 2017 was AMAZING!  

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.

Use of Time Committee Report - July 2017

On July 13, 2017, The Use of Time Committee reported it's findings and recommendations to the Superintendent and School Board of the Federal Hocking Local School District.

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

Lancer Interns meet with State officials to discuss internships.

School Bus Pickup times

Please click here for the bus schedules

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! 

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.  

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!