This is a GOLD level academy based on the Volusia County School District annual evaluation, meeting all nine academy standards.
Welcome Mrs. Knutson
“Hello AEMS students and families! I am so excited to be at Atlantic High School starting my 6th year as an educator in Volusia County. With a degree in Biology/STEM Education and a passion for Marine Biology…. I am really enjoying teaching Aquaculture and Marine Science! I will also be serving as your AHS FFA advisor this year. I cannot wait for an amazing year filled with lots of hands-on learning!" "The greatest danger to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” -Robert Swan
Academy Director Mrs. Spain
Mrs. Spain teaches Regular Environmental Science, Environment Science Honor, AP Environmental Science, Agriscience Foundation and Food and Natural Resources Directed Studies.
For any information regarding AMES academy please contact via email: [email protected] or phone 386-322-6100 ext. 38119.
AEMS Academy Information
The Aquaculture, Environmental and Marine Science Career Academy offers high school students real world learning opportunities and experiences in the environmental and marine related science field. Students in the AEMS Academy will take exciting science classes while also experiencing hands-on field trips, scientist guest speakers, environmental events and contests, and potential internships in their career field of choice. Their experience at Atlantic High School in the AEMS Academy will only further their passion and understanding for science to prepare them for a bright future.
The AEMS Academy director is Jennifer Spain. For more information, please e-mail Jennifer Spain at [email protected]
AEMS Advisory Board meetings are held three times per year and are open to the public. Meeting dates for the 2021-22 school year are on:
September 8, 2021
December 2021: TBA
April 2022; TBA
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President – Delynn Wellman
Vice-President – Rylan Sparkman
Secretary – Trista Wickham
Project Coordinators - Indhira Wade
Senior Ambassador – TJ Monahan and Zack Rowley
Junior Ambassador – Senait Bonner
Historian/Treasurer – Dylan Hill
AEMS Academy Fundraisers
AEMS T-shit and Hoodie Sale
Save the Turtle Shirts
You may now purchase AEMS T-shirts, Hoodies and Pure Vida Bracelets by clicking on the link below: