News & Announcements

Friends of Amundsen Athletics Needs Your Support!

Friends of Amundsen Athletics (FOAA) operates as a partner under Friends of Amundsen as a charitable 501(c)(3) and dedicated to promoting school and community support for the Amundsen High School athletics program. FOAA is funded through initiatives made possible through our Amundsen Allies and support of volunteers and community members. Proceeds go towards student-athlete programs and supplies, and events that promote family and community awareness of Amundsen High School Athletics. If you are interested in volunteering for athletic events moving forward, please complete the volunteer form on our website: (follow the link above!)

Local School Council Election Webinar--Updated 10.8.20

On Thursday, October 8 at 1 p.m., the Amundsen High School Local School Council Election Coordinator and Principal will host a webinar where we will be drawing names to determine order and placement on the Amundsen High School Local School Council ballot. If you are interested in observing this process, please click on the above link and enter the Access Passcode: !37W&nmm. Thank you! (The live link has now been replaced with the recorded video as the webinar has concluded effective 10.8.20)

Ready for some GOOD NEWS in 2020?

Thanks to the generosity of our Viking community, The Friends of Amundsen exceeded their original goal of $10K and raised $15,959 to purchase Chromebooks for Amundsen!!! 💻❤️🖤

Since the need for technology is ever growing, FOA will accept donations at any time to continue to help fund tech needs for Amundsen students. Click on the link above to connect with FOA and keep making great things happen for Amundsen students!

Thank you FOA!

Attention AHS Families! Register now for Freshman Parent Night!

We invite you to join us for a Freshman Parent Night on October 7th from 6:00-7:00 pm. Please fill out the parent night registration form (linked above) to indicate which session you plan to attend. You may sign up for multiple nights if you have multiple students.

Important Information: New Health Screening Requirements for Student Athletes

Attention parents and guardians of Amundsen student athletes! Please read the letter (linked above) from AHS Athletic Director, Adrian Jackson, concerning the new CPS health screening requirement for student athletes participating in programs at CPS facilities. All students must complete a health screener prior to arriving to the school each day and will also have their temperature checked upon arriving at school. Please see the letter for details and reach out to Mr. Jackson if you have any questions regarding the requirement. Thank you!

The Viking Navigators have a new home!

Attention Amundsen Parents and Students! Our AMAZING Viking Navigator team has been helping Amundsen students find their way to class since the first day of school, but now that things are settling down, we are making some changes to better serve our students during remote learning. Effective Monday, September 21st, there will only be one Navigator meet that will serve all students daily from 7:30am until 2:30pm. Students in need of help should log in to their CPS account and go to and enter the code: vikingnavigators to access AHS staff who can help them. Please reach out to our staff if you experience difficulty in accessing this room. Thank you from the Viking Navigators. We look forward to serving you!

AHS Counseling is Hosting Online Parent Nights this Fall

The Amundsen Counseling Department will host online parent nights for AHS parents on the following dates this fall. SENIORS: 9/21/20 @ 6PM; FRESHMEN: 10/07/20 @ 6PM; and SOPHOMORES & JUNIORS: 10/13/20@ 6PM. Please click on the link above to access the form to register for the session that you wish to attend. Zoom invitations will only be sent to registered participants so make sure you register in advance!

Club-A-Palooza is Going Virtual this Year!

Attention Amundsen Students! Are you tired of sitting at home by yourself? If so, it's time to join something social (okay, remotely social, but social). If you've never joined a school club, this is definitely the year to do so. To learn about the many great clubs at Amundsen, join us for Amundsen's annual Club-A-Palooza event, which is happening after school on Monday and Tuesday, September 21st and 22nd. See the flyer above for details. Hope to see you there!
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