Hitting All The Right Notes ~ 12.5.16

Congratulations to the following students who were selected to the 9 10 All Carolina Honor Choir which will be held in late January on the campus of Wingate University.  The students are:

A1 Skylar Scearce Grade 9
A2 Sarah Noble Grade 10
A2 Ellie Romans Grade 10
S1 Abigail Russell – Grade 10
S1 Samantha Macdonnell Grade 10
S1 Gabriella Gonzales Grade 9
T1 Michael Clark Grade 10

This is a huge honor.  Please take the time to congratulate these students if you know them and see them.

Also 4th period block chorus, The Harmonics, were selected by judges to the semi-finals of the WRAL 101.5 radio station Best Christmas Choir competition. Our recording of Christmas Lullaby will be aired at 8am on either Tuesday, or Wednesday morning this week (Dec. 6, or 7 ) After 8 am on the day we sing on the air, ANYONE who has access to the website can go on line until 11 pm that evening and vote for AFHS The Harmonics Chorus. You can vote as many times – 1000’s – until 11pm.  You do NOT have to listen every time you vote 🙂   Information on the program – check out WRAL 101.5 website: http://pro.wral-fm.tritonflex.com/common/page.php?id=2771

Ways to support AFHS Chorus — Current Fundraising opportunities & Choral Patron info
Important Dates

  • Tuesday, December 6th– 
    • Chorus students pick up Poinsettias sold after school.   From 4pm – 7pm.   A sign up genius will be published for parents to sign up for pick up times.   All plants must be picked up on Tuesday, 12/6.  Pick up will be in the car pool lane at the front of the school.
    • Sign up for a time to pick up your poinsettias here
    • http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a49aca723a2fe3-poinsettia
  • Wednesday, December 14th
    • Mandatory after school Chorus concert rehearsal – 2:30 – 5:30. Please make plans to pick up your child in front of the school at 5:30.
  • Thursday, December 15th
    • Chorus Concert Students must arrive no later than 5:45 PM. for the performance.  The doors will open for admission at no later than 6:45 for open seating. Tickets to the concert are $3 per person.  Students should plan to go home after school and come dressed for the concert. If your child has to stay at after school until the concert, you need to let Ms. Holcombe know.
    • Purchase tickets for concert online in advance or available at the door.
    • http://tickets.afhschorus.org/
  • Friday, December 16th
    • Christmas Caroling and Holiday party for chorus students. We have some exciting and fun things coming up on the evening ofDecember 16th. We have organized a caroling outing followed by a chorus holiday party.  In order to complete our plans, we need to have an idea of how many students we are planning for.

      Please click on the link for the sign-up genius below to RSVP.


      We hope you can join us!!

      Melissa Romans
      AFHS chorus social/special events chair

Current Fundraisers

 The Chorus has extended the on-line fundraising with the Yankee Candle and Southern Sheets fundraisers through the month of November.  Both fundraisers will remain active until Wednesday December 7th.

Yankee Candle

On-line Sheet Sales
Similar to Yankee Candle, Southern Sheets has created an on-line option for fundraising.  The individual student profit using this method is $10 per sheet set and $2 per extra pillow case set.  Shipping is a flat $9 per order (regardless of the number of sets ordered), and items are shipped directly to the customer.

Cyber Monday Special – On Cyber Monday (11/28), shipping will be just $1 regardless of the number of items ordered.

Follow these instructions to set up an account with Southern Sheets to continue selling sheets on-line.

  • Using a web browser, go to
  • Click the Seller Registration link in the upper right corner of the page
  • Fill in the required information and click the Seller Registration button.
  • Now click the MY FUNDRAISER link in the upper left corner of the page to return to the main AFHS page.
  • Your name should now appear in the list of Sellers.  Click on it to go to your personal sales page.
  • Once you are on your page, copy the URL from the address bar of your browser.  This is your personal sales URL.  Paste it into e-mails to give your potential customers!

If you have any questions about these extended fundraisers, please send an e-mail to *protected email*



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