The Lorain County JVS is having its annual Open House on Sunday, January 26th from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Check out all of the amazing opportunities available to our students!
Getting ready for AJH Athletics for next school year? Please review the 2019-2020 AJH Athletics Packet below!
REMINDER: All students who intend to try out for extra-curricular athletics must have a current OHSAA physical on file prior to trying out. Physical packets can be downloaded from this page or picked up in the AJH office.
The AJH wrestling team is a starting up another winning season, and we need YOU! Never wrestled? No problem. We’ll coach you up! If you already have a lot of experience, we’ll help push you to the next level. There are no tryouts, and everyone on the team gets to compete! We have tournaments that allow us to travel all over Northern Ohio and wrestle locally in the Southwestern Conference. Be a part of a great winning program!
Open mats/conditioning will be every Wednesday and Thursday in the Steele High School wrestling room from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Open mats start on Wednesday, October 23rd and end on Thursday, November 14th. (There will be no open mats on Wednesday, Nov. 13 due to Amherst Family First Night.)
Practices begin Monday, November 18th. All practices will be after school at AJH from 2:30-4:45 p.m. You will need to wear shorts and t-shirt for open mats/conditioning. Bring running shoes and a sweatshirt. Wrestling shoes are recommended for open mats and required for practices. Email Coach Limpert if you have any questions!
Order your gear early! AJH Wrestling Gear Order Form
Attention all 7th and 8th grade boys interested in playing basketball this Winter. Boys basketball open gyms will begin next week, and tryouts will follow. Anyone trying out MUST have an OHSAA physical on file PRIOR to trying out. Stop in the AJH office to pick up a physical packet or download one from our website. See Mr. Draga or Coach Hall with questions.The schedule is as follows, but check the AJH Athletics page to view the schedule.
7th grade will have OPEN GYMS: 10/23 6:00-7:30pm
7th grade TRYOUTS: 10/28 4:30-6:30pm, 10/29 6:30-8:30pm, and 10/30 6:30-8:30pm
8th grade will have OPEN GYMS: 10/9 4:30-6:00pm, 10/12 8:00-9:30am, 10/19 8:00-9:30am, and 10/26 8:00-9:30am
8th grade TRYOUTS: 10/21 6:30-8:30pm, 10/23 4:30-6:00pm, and 10/24 6:30-8:30pm
Attention all 7th and 8th grade girls interested in playing basketball at AJH this winter. Please sign up in lunch to express your interest. We will have OPEN GYMS on October 7, 8, 9 from 2:45-4:30 p.m. in the AJH gym. We will then hold TRYOUTS on October 14 and 15 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Anyone trying out MUST have an OHSAA physical on file PRIOR to trying out. Stop in the AJH office to pick up a physical packet or download one from our website. See Mr. Draga or Coach Hall with questions.
Interested in Amherst Football? Visit the Amherst Football website!
Cross Country is a fall sport but it begins on Thursday, August 1st! Please review the AJH Cross Country Information document for information about the coaches, practices, and fun runs. For more information about cross country, please go to runamherst.com or the AJH Cross Country website at bit.ly/AJHcrosscountry. Text the message @ajhcros to the number 81010 to join the cross country “Remind.”
New - Senate Bill 252 - Lindsay's Law
In accordance with Senate Bill 252 (Lindsay's Law), the Ohio Department of Health, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Cardiology and other stakeholders jointly developed guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students and youth athletes participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Below are links to the required video, information sheet, and parent/student signature form:
Attached to this post are the AJH Second Quarter Honors!
The Amherst Exempted Village School District has won a Momentum Award from the Ohio State Board of Education for the fourth year in a row! We are one of only five school districts in the entire state to accomplish the feat!
Erin Donovan is presenting a free ACT workshop on Thursday, January 16th at 7:00 p.m. in the Steele CLC. The workshop is called "The 10 Secrets to Raise Your Child's ACT Score". See the flyer for details!
Due to overwhelming interest in our upcoming Powers Elementary School Dedication and Open House, we have extended the time frame of the event. It will now take place from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 5, 2020.
Powers Principal Beth Schwartz and teacher Deanna Walther discuss what they're looking forward to most once classes start in the new building on January 6th in our latest edition of Comet Conversation!