Apalachee Tapestry Magnet School of the Arts

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Parent Portal Questions

  • For common Focus/Parent Portal questions please selet the link below.


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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 or Guidance Counselor will 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.
    Summer Office Hours  - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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    ATMSA Stars thank The Foundation for Leon County Schools for helping fund Innovation and Inspiration in the classroom!
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    Arts Schools Network Opening Nights

Around the District

  • What Does Your Name Mean? (Apurva Video)

    Apurva Srivastava serves as a student member on the Leon County School Board. The meaning behind his name is unique, but his belief in family and unconditional love is extraordinary. Apurva is currently a Senior at James S. Rickards High School.

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  • Why Screen ? (Info-Video)

    Did you know there is an easy intervention to ensure your child is on track developmentally? Recently Children's Medical Service, Whole Child Leon, Leon County Schools, and several other medical providers came together to provide comprehensive screening for children in both Leon and Gadsden County.

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  • Opening Nights In Class At Pineview (Video)

    Pineview Elementary School students loved spending time with Shana Tucker. Thanks to the FSU IN CLASS initiative, Pineview students had one on one time with an incredible musician/songwriter.

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  • Conscious Discipline (Part 2)

    Last year over 100 families attended the Title I Conscious Discipline training at Pineview Elementary. Reserve your spot this year and learn successful ways to respond to your child's behavior and build healthy relationships.

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Spooktacular Fall Book Fair

  • Fall Book Fair: October 7th - October 11th

    We Need Volunteers to help make this Book Fair a success. Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!

    Note: All volunteers need to be an approved LCS Volunteer. Please contact Ms. Stokes at stokesc@leonschools.net or call 850-488-7110 if you need any help getting signed up.  

    There will be a Preview Day on Friday October 4th for all Teachers and Parents. Parents feel free to come on that day and bring your student with you to the Media Center to pick out books. All students that do not have a parent on campus on October 4th will be asked to visit the Book Fair the following week when we officially open.

    As a reminder, parents, you may send your student with cash or use the Book Fair eWallet  to purchase books. Please see Ms. Kone for questions about the Book Fair eWallet. 


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Welcome Back to 2019-2020


    Dear Parents and Guardians, 


    We hope you have enjoyed your summer.  Although it seems hard to believe, in just a few weeks it will be time for the first day of school!  The ATMSA faculty and staff have been working diligently over the summer to ensure your child will have a positive educational experience.  In addition, this year, ATMSA will be turning 50 years old!  Be on the lookout for special celebrations that will occur throughout the year! 


    This year, school starts on Monday, August 12.  Class begins at 8:30 and students may begin arriving at 7:45. Dismissal will be at 2:50 and students will need to know how they are getting home.  If your child will need to arrive before 7:45, or need after school care, please contact Mrs. White at 850-488-4329 for information on our Extended Day Program.  


    Each year school bus routes are published in a special “Back to School” section of the Tallahassee Democrat.  Lots of helpful information about the beginning of the school year is included, along with bus routes.  If you have any questions concerning transportation, please call the district transportation department at 488-2636. 


    We look forward to great 2019-2020 school year! 

    Jennifer Ricardo 



    Shine bright, Stars!

    Jennifer Ricardo

Important Health Information for Parents

  • Does your child have a medical condition that may require medication or assistance during the school year?   New forms are required at the beginning of each school year.  

    School forms that you may need for your child are available on the School Health page of the Florida Department of Health in Leon County’s website at: LEON COUNTY SCHOOLS

    If you are unable to access the necessary forms or are unsure of the forms you may need, please call the School Health Division at the Florida Department of Health in Leon County at 850-404-6334.

    Please contact your provider to request completion of the necessary forms.

Transportation Changes

  • Transportation changes must be received in writing by 2:15 p.m.  
    Please email atmsa@leonschools.net and describe in detail: child's name, teacher's name, normal method of transportation, new method of transportation, and the dates effective.  Transportation changes will not be taken after 2:15 p.m.

    Students being checked out of school early must be done before 2:15 p.m.  If you must check out your child(ren) before the regularly scheduled dismissal at 2:50 p.m., you will need to to arrive before 2:15 p.m.   To help ensure students' safety, we will not be able to check out students between 2:15 p.m. and dismissal at 2:50 p.m.

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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.


FOCUS Parent Portal

  • Leon County Schools Read-at-Home Plan

    In an effort to strenghten the partnership between school and home, we have prepared a Read-at-Home Plan to support early literacy.  This plan will provide you with activities and a list of online resources you may use with your child. 

  • Acaletics
    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)
  • FortifyFL is a suspicious activity reporting tool that allows you to instantly relay information to appropriate law enforcement agencies and school officials.

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