Activities and Services
Activities and Services
· Annual Outdoor School Kick-Off Event
· Monthly Park Days/Activities (Fridays afternoons)
Casual Christmas Celebration at the Park
Valentine’s Day Celebration
End of year party for Pk-6th graders, put on by parents and teens.
· “October Friday Classes” (9:30 am – 12 pm)
These are fun, educational classes for K-high schoolers. Typically, our 4th -6th graders participate annually in one of the California Weekly Explorer “Walk Through History” Programs, which rotate on a 3-year cycle between CA history, Revolutionary War, and Lewis & Clark adventures. The subject matter for other grades varies from year to year.
· Jr/Sr High Activities
Such as Park Day Volleyball games (instruction is offered to all beginners), and youth activities, such as bowling, game nights, hiking, murder mysteries, beach days, Operation Christmas Child
· Service Activities
Families are welcome to participate in select activities and service projects of Magnolia Baptist Church
· Field Trips (the number varies from year to year)
· Family Desert Night and Talent Show
· End of year “Promotions Night” Celebration
This celebrates all of our families and includes an 8th grade graduation.
· High School Graduation Ceremony (Diplomas and transcripts are provided)
AMCS PARENT IN-SERVICE & ENCOURAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES:
Couple’s Dinners & Discussions, Parent Instructional Meetings, and Moms’ Activities
FLEXIBLE In-Service Requirement:
One parent from each family is required to attend our annual Parents Meeting (the fourth Saturday in August), plus two other AMCS activities of their choice each year.
Parents are required to acquire 15 in-service credits per couple each year. (These 15 credits can be earned by one parent or by a combination of both parents). In-Service Credits are earned by any combination of the following: attending AMCS Parent’s or Mom’s Activities, or through approved outside seminars/conventions, reading books, or through various online programs on home education and parenting-related issues. There are some mandatory meetings for parents of Jr/Sr High students which count towards fulfilling these requirements.
OTHER AMCS SERVICES
AMCS RECORD-KEEPING SERVICES
School Record Keeping
Maintenance of Student Cumulative Records (Cum Files), and state-required attendance and health records. High school transcripts are provided.
AMCS Required Record Keeping by Families
Elementary Students: attendance, course of study (list of curricula), semester report cards, and flexible weekly record keeping system.
Jr/Sr Highers: 4-year plans, attendance, course descriptions, quarterly evaluation forms, and report cards.
School Identity - School pictures, yearbooks, student and teacher I.D. cards.
Annual Achievement Testing for 3rd-9th graders is required in the spring through a testing service. Alternatives to online testing may be considered upon request.