Shelby County Schools


January Teacher

Of The Month

Mrs. Q. Hannah

Mrs. Hannah is a dynamic science teacher. Her students love her exciting methods of teaching. Mrs. hannah motivates her students to achieve at the highest levels including offering tutoring for struggling students. She is a great teammate and a great ambassador for AMW. Mrs. Hannah also helps to sponsor several clubs and extracurricular activities. Terrific job, Mrs. Hannah!!!

January Staff

Of The Month

Mr. R. Smith

Mr. Smith is a team player who is always willing to assist students and staff of AMW. He supports the school's mission, vision, and beliefs. As guidance counselor, he makes sure our students have their physical and emotional needs met. Mr. Smith also makes sure the students unload the buses safely and orderly each morning. Congrats, Mr. Smith!!!


December Teacher

Of The Month

Mrs. D. Allen

Mrs. Allen is an amazing art teacher. She has high expectations for all of her students. She doesn't "play with students", but she lets them know she loves them and wants to see them succeed. Mrs. Allen is very supportive of the faculty members on the Exploratory Team, and is always willing to "tell everybody what to do". Great job, Mrs. Allen!!!

December Staff

Of The Month

Mr. K. Powell

Mr. Powell takes the lead in making sure our Holiday and Black History productions are second to none. His set designs for the Christmas program were absolutely amazing. Mr. Powell is also willing to do what needs to be done for the teachers and students on his team. Awesome job, Mr. Powell!!!

December Students Of The Month

Keaseana Hill

Sensational 6

Keaseana is respectful to her teachers and classmates. her Class participation has improved greatly, and she attempts all assignments. Keaseana is always willing to help her classmates when she can. She has a very positive attitude. Awesome job, Keaseana!!!

Mackenzie Cleveland

Super Scholars

Mackenzie completes all her work in a timely manner. She is an amazing artist and a talented clarinet player in the band. Mackenzie attends tutoring twice a week. She follows all school rules. Amazing work, Mackenzie!!!


Ariana Lane


Ariana is very responsible. She actively participates in class, and she is very respectful. Ariana is always prepared for class, and she is very helpful to her teachers and peers. Amazing job, Ariana!!!


Mecheah Brider


Mecheah sets the bar extremely high for all students. She exemplifies effective practice daily in all content areas. Mecheah never misses a single assignment. She is respectful, tasteful, and obedient at all times, and she brightens the class whenever she enters the room. Magnificent job, Mecheah!!!

Samba Ba


Samba is very respectful. He is attentive in class, and he actively participates in the lesson daily. Samba has a pleasant attitude. He completes assignments with accuracy, and he puts forth great effort. Samba is willing to translate and help his classmates. He is a joy to teach!!!

Danasty Austin


Danasty is an extremely hard worker. She loves being at school, and she is very dependable. Danasty has excellent behavior and always seems to be in a happy mood. She is also one of the most amazing dancers at our school. Great job, Danasty!!!


November Teacher

Of The Month

Mr. J. Johnson

Jason Johnson invests heavily in his students. He works diligently to teach business sense to his classes. The SWAGG Shoppe has been an amazing new addition to AMW. Mr. Johnson also aggressively works to improve the communication skills of his students.

November Staff

Of The Month

Mrs. L. Davis

Ms. Davis is always willing to assist the administration, faculty, and students. She speaks positively about the school to colleagues and other members of the community. Ms. Davis performs her assigned duties and responsibilities in a responsible, timely, and professional manner. Congratulations, Ms. Davis!!!

November Students Of The Month

Aaliyah Wilson

Sensational 6

Aaliyah is very respectful to her classmates and teachers. She completes assignments in a timely manner, and she is very responsible. Aaliyah has a kind and positive attitude, and she is always willing to help others. Amazing job, Aaliyah!!!

Oumu Ly

Super Scholars

Oumu demonstrates attention and interest in learning. She is helpful and kind. Oumu has an amazing positive attitude, and she serves as the teacher’s assistant in one of her classes. Oumu follows all of AMW’s rules. Terrific work, Oumu!!!


Keyona Cameron


Keyona is very respectful to her teachers and her peers. She is very helpful to her classmates and always comes to class prepared. Keyona attends tutoring every week, and she actively participates in class. Great job, Keyona!!!

Kejuan Cameron


Kejuan participates effectively in class. He accurately demonstrates mastery and has standards that exceed expectations. Kejuan is a catalyst for positive change in his classes. He does not participate in foolishness regardless of his surroundings. Great work, Kejuan!!!


Tara Douglas


Tara displays trustworthiness, initiative, respect, and responsibility. She always shows effort and perseverance. Tara has a positive spirit and a pleasant demeanor at all times. She is also the top ELA scorer in 8-2 on the Winter MAPS assessment! Terrific work, Tara!!!

Jenae Patterson


Jenae stays on task! She has excellent behavior and is very respectful to teachers and peers. Jenae is a model student and a joy to be around! Awesome job, Jenae!!!


October Teacher

Of The Month

Mrs. K. Mallory

Kiva Mallory is one of AMW's most dynamic teachers. She has high expectations for all of her students. She voluntarily participates in extracurricular activities beyond the normal school day. Mrs. Mallory motivates her students to achieve at the highest levels by providing them with love and encouragement.

October Staff

Of The Month

Ms. T. Spears

Ms. Spears is AMW's #1 fan!! She totally supports the school's mission, vision, and core beliefs. She serves as coordinator for football and basketball homecoming. As guidance counselor, Ms. Spears makes sure all AMW students have what they need to be mentally and academically prepared for the future.

October Students Of The Month

Demetrius Harris

Sensational 6

Demetrius’ behavior has improved tremendously. He has a positive attitude and is willing to help others. Demetrius participates regularly in class discussions. He completes ALL assignments in a timely manner. Terrific job, Demetrius!

Destiny Burnette

Super Scholars

Destiny is a very hardworking student. She is respectful towards her peers and teachers. She is also a very courageous student. Awesome job, Destiny!


Nancy Cebrian


Nancy is very respectful. She is prepared for class and completes her assignments in a timely manner. Nancy is always willing to assist her teachers and her classmates. Keep up the great work, Nancy!

Tabitha Hardin


Tabitha perseveres in her classes even when the work is difficult. She does not get distracted. She remains on task. Tabitha is genuinely concerned about her teachers and peers. She comes to class everyday ready to learn. She is a great helper. Outstanding!!

Antania Tynes


Antania is prepared to learn EVERYDAY. She has a positive attitude and kind spirit. Antania takes her school work seriously. She is always RESPECTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, AND RIGHT! Amazing job, Antania!

Trevon Gardner


Trevon is very helpful and respectful. He stays on task, and he completes all assignments in a timely manner. Trevon is always willing to assist in the classroom. Amazing job, Trevon!


September Teacher

Of The Month

Ms. S. Yancey

Sharon Yancey is an exceptional educator. She is always willing to assist her students, colleagues, and school administration. Ms. Yancey has high expectations for all of her students. She has excellent attendance and performs all assigned duties in a professional, responsible, and timely manner.

September Staff

Of The Month

Mr. J. Netters

Mr. Netters is a true team player. He has a positive relationship with students, parents, community members, colleagues, and school administration. Mr. Netters is always willing to volunteer to assist students and other teachers. The staff and students truly appreciate his support.


September Students Of The Month

Kira Davis

Sensational 6

Kira is very respectful. She is willing to help others and has a positive attitude. Kira is a very responsible student; she completes her assignments in a timely manner. Awesome job, Kira!

Markievion Smith

Super Scholars

Markievion is an excellent student. He is very ambitious and hardworking. Markievion is respectful towards his teachers and peers. Marvelous job, Markievion!

JaTaya Nelson


JaTaya is a very intelligent student. She is extremely respectful to her peers and her teachers. JaTaya is always prepared for class. Terrific job, JaTaya!

Aissata Diallo


Aissata is extremely focused on her education. She is respectful at all times to everyone. She exceeds the expectations of all of her teachers. Aissata submits perfect assignments and projects. She is the epitome of what a great middle school student looks like!


DaeShun Ross


DaeShun is a very respectful young man. He completes all classwork and homework with accuracy. DaeShun participates in classroom discussions and is engaged in all content areas. Great work, DaeShun!

Teddrick Jones


Teddrick is very respectful to everyone. He stays on task, and he completes all assignments in a timely manner. Teddrick is an excellent student who has appropriate behavior. Awesome job, Teddrick!


August Teacher

Of The Month

Mrs. A. Martin

Ashley Martin is a hard working teacher. She works collaboratively with her colleagues and school administration. Mrs. Martin goes above and beyond the call of duty, volunteering to serve on various school committees. She also is the advisor for several student clubs and sports.

August Staff

Of The Month

Ms. E. Tillmon

Ms. Tillmon always goes above and beyone the call of duty to ensure all students are able to learn in a clean environment. She is a team player and demonstrates great pride and enthusiasm to her work each day.

August Students

Of The Month

Jamaryous Jones

Sensational 6

Jamaryous is always willing to help others. He is very respectful and kind to his teachers and classmates. Jamaryous has a positive attitude, and he is very responsible. Amazing work, Jamaryous!

Megan Frierson

Super Scholars

Megan is very helpful. She is respectful to her teachers and her peers. Megan is also a hardworking student. She is amiable and exuberant. Keep up the great work, Megan!

Amadou Sall


Amadou is a very hard worker. He is very respectful to his teachers and his peers. Amadou is an excellent writer. He also has excellent attendance. Great job, Amadou!

Trinity Applewhite


Trinity participates respectfully in class. She takes pride in her work. Trinity displays the ability to critically think. She completes all assignments on time-correctly! Trinity is self motivated. Awesome job, Trinity!!

Fatmata Bah


Fatmata excels academically. She has a positive attitude towards learning. Fatmata shows kindness and respect to all that she encounters. Outstanding work, Fatmata!

Darneisha Morgan


Darneisha LOVES school. She is very respectful. Darneisha helps around the classroom. She is always happy and smiling. Darneisha also completes all assignments with mastery. Terrific job, Darneisha!

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