News and Announcements

AMS Spirit Wear

The AMPA Board would like to announce that we have partnered with BSN Sports and Spirit Wear will be sold online.

You can customize items with a variety of AMS Spirit logos, sports and activities.

Our first Spirit Day will be September 15th.
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AMS partners with South Bay Families Connected

The American Martyrs School Board is very happy to launch a new resource for our Upper School Families. We have become a partner School of South Bay Families Connected, which is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to improve the social and emotional wellness of the youth in our area. This website is for you the parents! It is a gallery of resources to help you face the challenges of keeping your teenagers healthy and happy!

Martyrs Families Connected will give you resources, education and opportunities to connect on issues facing our students. Monthly topics, speakers and discussions will now be available to our Martyrs Community.
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Champion, Katie: American Martyrs School, Manhattan Beach, CA Project Title: Creating Food Options for Those Allergic to Heavy Metals

A student at American Martyrs School, Katie Champion, Grade 8, has become one of the top 300 MASTERS in the 2017 Broadcom MASTERS, a program of Society for Science & the Public. This honor places her among the top 300 middle school science and engineering projects in the United States from over 6,000 nominees.

The next step will take place on September 20,2017 when 30 finalists will be selected from the top 300 MASTERS. Finalists will attend the Broadcom MASTERS Finals Week competition in Washington, DC from October 20-24, 2017.

Congratulations to Katie, we are very proud of her!
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Congratulations to the Class of 2017

The Class of 2017 has much to celebrate as many of the students had multiple acceptances to the top high schools.

The class of 2017 will represent American Martyrs at the following high schools next year:


Ambassador (1) Marymount (10)
Bishop Montgomery (5) Mira Costa HS (24)
Cate School (1) Notre Dame Academy (2)
Dunn School (2) Notre Dame High School (1)
El Segundo HS (4) St. John Bosco (1)
Immaculate Heart (1) Vistamar (5)
Loyola HS (14) Westside Neighborhood (1)
Marlborough (1)

Congratulations to all our ​graduates!
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California State Science Fair Winners

Congratulations to AMS 7th graders Clara Mangali and Katie Champion!

At the California State Science Fair held April 24th and 25th Clara's project, Sweet from Glucose to Ethanol, came in 4th in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology category.

Katie's project, Growing Potatoes without Allergans, came in FIRST PLACE in the Plant Biology category. Katie is beginning the process of having her project accepted into the National Science Fair. It is a very selective process and only 30 projects ultimately will be chosen from across the country. Hopefully Katie will be representing California and American Martyrs.

Again, congratulations girls!
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