Apalachee Tapestry Magnet School of the Arts

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ATMSA is proud to launch our Facebook page in an effort to open another line of communication and notifications for parents and students for our school.  If you have a Facebook account, "Like" us at www.facebook.com/ATMSA.STARS to keep up with news, events, announcements, and pictures of the latest and greatest at Apalachee!

Say No to Bullying

Any person who is concerned about a bullying issue may complete the LCS Bullying Report Form and return it to the school, where the Assistant Principal and Guidance Counselor will immediately conduct an investigation. 

School Schedule

School - 8:30 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. each weekday.
Morning supervision -  7:45 a.m. to 8:25 a.m.
Breakfast - 7:45 A.M. - 8:20 A.M.
First Bell - 8:25 A.M.
Tardy Bell - 8:30 A.M.
Dismissal Bell - 2:50 P.M.
Afternoon supervision  - 2:50 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
ATMSA Stars thank The Foundation for Leon County Schools for helping fund Innovation and Inspiration in the classroom!

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Parent Portal Sign-In


The Parent Portal is now open. Please visit the LCS Parent Site for user guides.  LCS will be preparing videos as well for user over the next few weeks.

With the Parent Portal reopening, all students and parents will be able to access the Portal as soon as they receive the school issued Parent Portal letters with the usernames and passwords.   If you have not received your Parent Portal letter, please contact your child's teacher or the front office at (850) 488-7110.  

Bus Transportation

Leon County School Bus Transportation information (including Bus Stops and Times) can be found on the Leon County School Website Transportation and Buses page.   Bus numbers/routes and colors that are assigned by Apalachee can be found on the ATMSA Transportation Page.  If you have any other questions, you may contact our front office personnel, Ms. Muhammad or Ms. Harris, at 488-7110. 

School Uniforms

Youth Uniform Polo Shirts are available for $12.00 each.  Adult Uniform Polo Shirts are available for $14.00. Please indicate the size and quantity desired next to each available color.  Samples of the shirts are available to see in our front office. All orders must be completed through the front office... Read More >>>

Transportation Changes


Transportation changes must be received in writing by 2:15 p.m.   Please email atmsa@leonschools.net and describe in detail the change in mode of transportation.  Transportation changes will not be taken after 2:15 p.m.

EDEP/S.T.A.R.S. Registration

Parents may continue to enroll children in the 2016-2017 AMTSA Extended Day Enrichment Program (EDEP) or the S.T.A.R.S. 21st Century Program.  All students who will be enrolled in the EDEP and S.T.A.R.S. Program for the 2016-2017 school year will have to be enrolled as an upcoming or current student at ATMSA. Registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis. We will maintain a waiting list as openings may arise.

If you have any questions, please contact the director Melanee Gardner at 850.488.7110 (school) 850.889.8294 (cell) or Gardnerm@leonschools.net

Volunteer Day


We Need Your Help!

Parents can volunteer and get involved in many different ways.  Please complete the  2016 - 2017 Parent Involvement Form so we know how you would like to become involved. All volunteers can get started by completing the LCS Volunteer Online Application today! 
Make a difference by volunteering today! 

Dr. Seuss Quote

During the 2 week Winter Break, please encourage your son or daughter to visit the ACALETICS Math website.  
Students are encouraged to go to www.acaletics.com and explore lots of ways to build their math skills, including:
*web-based flashcards of basic facts,
*problems of the week, and the
*Math Club Portal (make sure you have the student login)
Enjoy the break and we’ll see you in the New Year!

Suessical, The Musical Jr.

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