Amherst Junior High School

Welcome to Amherst Junior High School. On behalf of the entire faculty and staff I extend our best wishes for a successful school year. We look forward to supporting you in another year of academic growth.

We hope that with clear expectations, a strong instructional program, and the cooperation of you and your family, the year will be an outstanding one. We are proud of you and of the talents you possess, and hope that you will work hard to use them in the best way possible.

The building is open to students at 7:00 a.m. Our school day begins promptly at 7:30 a.m. Car riders and bus riders are dismissed at 2:30 p.m. Office hours are from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.


Meet Our Principal

Welcome! My name is Andrew Gibson and I am incredibly excited to join the team at AJH. I am looking forward to working with our remarkable staff to create another innovative and engaging school year for our students, and I am dedicated to providing a nurturing, challenging, and supportive environment for our students and staff.

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Current News

Congrats AJH Academic Team!

This talented group of sixteen AJH seventh and eighth grader students placed FIRST in Ohio and FIFTH in the nation out of seventy-five teams in an online academic competition titled "3-2-1" on December 1st.

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Comet Conversation: Principal Schwartz

On this week's Comet Conversation, Powers Principal Beth Schwartz joins Superintendent Steve Sayers to share details about upcoming holiday programs, the preschool's return to Powers, and the planning of the new elementary building!

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Winter Break CORRECTION

ATTENTION: The 2017 Town Planner has incorrect dates for Winter Break. Winter break BEGINS on December 21st and continues through January 1st. Students return to school on January 2nd, 2018.

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