Ms. Royal International Louisiana, Markeva Armant-Muhammad, spoke to the third and fourth grade girls about being positive role models and achieving their goals and dreams. Pictured with Ms. Markeva are Tatyana Foster, De'Aundra Simmons, Laila Dillon, Lauryn Whigham (3rd Grade Princess), "Our Little Miss World's Baby Petite", Laecyn Allen, MyKaysha Dyson (4th Grade Queen), Krisha Patel, and Nadjah Bacon. Laecyn is the daughter of one of our Pre-K teachers, Ms. Ebbra Gordon.
Mr. James Rogers, Mr. Trey Waldrop, and Ms. Regina Wedig with he Amite Rotary Club presented AEMS with a check for the 21st Century Afterschool STEAM program. The generous donation will be used to purchase materials for our Reader's Theater class. Pictured from left to right on the back row are Mr. Trey Waldrop, Mr. James Rogers, Ms. Tina Cooper, Ms. Bridgette Dicharry, and Assistant Principal Ms. Torrea Gordon-Ard. Pictured on the front row are Ms. Terri Mixon, Principal Ms. Dana Topps, Ms. Laura Coleman-Johnson, Ms. Kee Kee Leathers, Ms. Leandrea Kelly-Ward, Ms. Rachel Mixon, and Ms. Regina Wedig. We greatly appreciate the donation and look forward to a wonderful relationship with the Amite Rotary.
Please help us congratulate the nominees for the Winter Wonderland Ball royalty. The prince, princess, king, and queen will be elected by our students and will be presented at the ball on March 1st. We are excited about the upcoming ball and can't wait to crown our new king, queen, prince, and princess.
Ms. Karen Lowery, the AEMS 18-19 "Teacher of the Year" and Kaleah Wicler, the 18-19 Spelling Bee winner, rode in the Krewe of Champions parade Saturday, February 9th. We are so proud of Ms. Lowery and Kaleah for their role in helping to make Amite Elementary Magnet a wonderful school. Also riding on the float were some of Ms. Lowery's students. It was a beautiful day and everyone had a terrific time.
Kaleah Wicker is the AEMS 2018-2019 Spelling Bee Winner. Kaleah is a fourth grade student in Ms. Lauren Battalora's class. Congratulations Kaleah!
CONGRATULATIONS to the AEMS top Spelling Bee Winners. 1st Place Kaleah Wicker, 2nd Place Chloe Horn, and 3rd Place Elliot Cambre.
Pictured above are Ms. Dana Topps, Principal of Amite Elementary Magnet School, Ms. Rachel Mixon, Site Coordinator for the 21st Century STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) program, Ms. Terese (Terri) Mixon, teacher of the coding class for the 21st Century STEAM program, Mr. Micah Luther, assistant engineer for Entergy and Ms. Eunice Harris, customer service representative for Entergy. Also pictured are students from Ms. Terri Mixon's coding class, Akiya Womack. Ja'Myron Dillon, Samuel Bryant, and Jami Butler.
Entergy provided the 21st Century after school STEAM program a $1000.00 grant to purchace a 3D printer which will be used by the students in the coding class to design and build projects such as "Balloon Racers" and "Wind-up Walking Figures".
Ms. Libby Covington presented a check from the Kiwanis Club to Ms. Rachel Mixon and Mr. Porter for our 21st Century afterschool program. Ms. Mixon spoke to the Kiwanis club about the after school program and the wonderful things going on here at AEMS. We are so thankful for the support of the Kiwanis and are grateful for their kind donation.
Louisiana's First Lady, Donna Edwards, spoke to our 4th grade students about the importance of listening to their teachers, setting goals, and treating others the way they want to be treated.
A few of the TPSO deputies came to speak to our 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students about being responsible citizens by following all rules and procedures. They also talked to them about listening to their teachers and doing their best in school. Trent McFarland, the TPSO rodeo clown, entertained the students with some rope tricks and invited them to the rodeo. The students had a great time and were so excited to take a picture with our visitors.