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Homecoming Dates Set

The 2018 Homecoming basketball game against Judah Christian will be played at Armstrong on Friday, November 30th.  The Homecoming Court will be introduced between games.

The Homecoming Dance will be held Saturday, December 1st, in the high school cafeteria from 7:00 – 11:00 pm.  Coronation will take place at 8:00 pm.

Student Council Elects Officers

ATHS Student Council met Thursday September 6th to elect officers and plan activities for the 2018-2019 school Year.

Congratulations to the new officers:

President: Hope Hambleton

1st Vice President: Julia Mulvaney

2nd Vice President: Natalie Schuter

Secretary: Maddie Buhr

Treasurer: Nick Cannon

Historian: Sarah Porter

Student Council Hosts Staff Breakfast

The Senior Student Council Members, Sarah Edenbern, Carla Gann, Madi Gayheart, Morgan Harding, Hollianne Logue,Shelby Loy, Ellie Masengale, Dalacie Singh, Makayla Stewart, Kyerra Townsend and Tessa Van Ostrand prepared breakfast for the teachers and staff to show appreciation for their hard work and dedication throughout the year.  Everyone who came enjoyed good food and good company!  Thank you Staff and Teachers for all you do!

Homecoming Court 2017

Congratulations to the following students

who have been elected to the 2017 Homecoming Court: 

Queen Candidates

Dalacie Singh

Tessa Van Ostrand

Ellie Masengale

Makayla Stewart

King Candidates

Kyle Reitmeier

Adam Paz

Shawn Reardon

Zack Hannagan

Junior Attendants

Julia Mulvaney

Nick Cannon

Sophomore Attendants

Mogan Pecchenino

Gabriel Learned

Fresman Attendants

Emma Jameson

 Austin Rosenberger



Spirit Days announced for Homecoming Week.

The following themes have been chosen for Homecoming Week 2017.

Homecoming Week Dress Days:

Monday , Nov. 27th  Opposite Day

Tuesday, Nov.  28th Decade’s Day 

9th grade – the 60’s

10th grade- the 70’s

11th grade- the 80’s

12th grade- the 90’s

Teachers and Staff – The 50’s

Wednesday, Nov. 29  Class color day:

9th grade – green

10th grade- Red

11th grade -Blue

12th grade- Black

Teachers and Staff – Black and White

Thursday Nov. 30   Twin Day/ Squad Day:

Friday Dec. 1   Trojan Spirit Day—Wear your Purple and Gold



STAND Club and Red Ribbon Week

Members of the STAND Club feel they had a great Red Ribbon Week.  Most students participated in the “Dress Up” days, and more than 3/4 of the students in the school signed pledge cards to remian “Drug Free”.  The first ever Door Decorating Contest was a great success with 6 doors (Mr. Dunlavey, Mrs. Ashcraft, Ms. Schleet, Mrs Young, Mrs. Heidrick and Mr. Loschen)  encouraging students to remain drug free.  The students look forward to an even better Red Ribbon Week next year and are ready to start planning Post Prom activities!  If you have any questions about STAND or Red Ribbon Week, please call me at mashcraft@aths225.org or call 217-569-2122.

Student Council chooses Winter Wonderland as Homecoming theme

The school cafeteria will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland on Saturday, December 2, 2017, after Student Council members decorate for the Homecoming Dance.

Christmas trees, white lights, and snowy scenes will provide the back drop for the dance that begins at 7:00 pm.  Coronation will be held at 8:00.

Student Council is looking for artificial Christmas trees and white Christmas lights to borrow.  Trees and lights should be marked with the lender’s name and dropped off at the school after November 27th. Students can pick up local trees if necessary.  Please call Mrs. Ashcraft at 217-569-2122 or email at mashcraft@aths225.org if you have any questions. Borrowed trees can be picked up on Sunday, December 3rd during cleanup, or during the week of December 4th – 8th  during school hours.

Student Council Announces Homecoming Date

Saturday, December 2, 2017 has been chosen for this year’s Homecoming dance.  The dance will be held in the school cafeteria from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.  Coronation will be held at 8:00pm. Theme, class attendants, and other details are coming soon! Check back for the most up to date information.

2017 Red Ribbon Week Oct. 30 – Nov. 3

STAND Club will be celebrating Red Ribbon Week during the week of October 30th thru November 3rd.  Activities include Lunchtime Trivia,Pinning members, all school Pledge Card signings, and Dress Up Days.

Days include:

Monday Oct. 30- Red Day– Get “Red”  of Drugs and Support STAND!

Tuesday Oct. 31- Halloween Costume Day– Scare away Drugs!

Wednesday Nov 1- Team Sports Day- Team Up Against Drugs!

Thursday Nov. 2 – Patriotic Day- Red White and Blue-  Pledge to be Drug Free!

Friday Nov. 3 – Neon colors and Sunglasses– We’re too bright for drugs!


Students will be given the opportunity to sign a Pledge card and recieve a Red Ribbon..

Student Council hosts 2nd Annual Halloween Party

Armstrong’s Student Council members are very excited about the 2nd Annual Halloween Party for local children.  This year’s  party will take place on Wednesday, October 25th between  6 pm and  8 pm in the Armstrong High School Gym. The party was held in the cafeteria in 2016, but will be held in the bigger gym this year.

The free event will include a costume contest, Halloween themed games, refrershments, and crafts.  All local children 4th grade  and under are invited to attend!

For questions, call Mrs. Ashcraft at 217-569-2122 or email at mashcraft@aths225.org or Mrs. Bartlett at abartlett@aths225.org.