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 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The school office is open from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Meet Our Principal

This is my seventh year as principal at Amherst Junior High and I am proud to work in such a great building and district. I am a graduate of Amherst and attended the Amherst Schools from kindergarten through twelfth grade. I feel very fortunate to be the principal at AJH and in a position where I can help Amherst continue to be a wonderful community and successful school district.

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Current News

Join us for State of the Schools!

When you come back from Spring Break, consider joining Superintendent Sayers for the annual State of the Schools address on Tuesday, April 4th at 6:30pm in the Steele Creative Learning Center.

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Welcome Mr. Gibson!

On March 20th, the Amherst Board of Education approved the hiring of Andrew Gibson as the new principal of AJH beginning with the 2017-2018 school year!

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Comet Conversation

Renewing Issue 6 is the last critical step to ensure our financial health and stability through at least 2021. Issue 6 won't raise taxes, but on this week's Comet Conversation, we discuss what could be at risk if $2.6 million were to disappear from our budget!

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