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

Theatre Flapjack Fundraiser

The MLS Theatre Company is hosting a Flapjack Breakfast on Saturday, November 4th at the Lorain Applebee's from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. To purchase tickets, contact Kristen Wilbert at 440-213-4962.

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Theatre Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser

The MLS Theatre Company is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off on October 27th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. before the home football game. The Cook-Off will be in the Steele South Lobby. Tickets are $5.

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2017 Holiday Comet Gear Sale

The PTO Holiday Comet Gear Sale begins on October 9th and ends on October 25th! Proceeds from the sale will benefit ALL 4 PTOs. Please read this post for more information and to download the order form!

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Comet Conversation: Principal Jiovanazzo

In this week's Comet Conversation, Superintendent Sayers interviews Principal Jiovanazzo and special guest, Lucas Young, a fifth grader who loves math and the drums, to hear how the school year is going so far at Nord!

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