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Superintendent's Message

Thomas Gibbs
Superintendent
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Students, teachers, parents and members of our community, welcome to the 2017-18 school year! It is exciting to see students back learning in our classrooms and participating in our many extra-curricular programs. We’re working on new and advanced ways to reach every learner every day throughout our school district. Our team is off to a great start this year. Before the ...

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District Information

District Vision

The Athens City School District seeks to be a premier PreK-12 academic institution helping each student become an inquisitive, civically-engaged adult equipped to build a better future in a rapidly changing world.

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District Mission

The Athens City School District collaborates with students, parents and the community to provide an enriched and rigorous learning environment where every student uses multiple pathways to grow, problem-solve, and reach their potential as a lifelong learner and productive citizen.

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District Motto

Every learner. Every day.

News & Announcements

The First AHS Matrix Podcast: Around Town The Matrix Podcast Graphic
The AHS Podcasting class is proud to publish its first episode: Around Town. This episode features an interview with Athletic Director John Rodgers about ACSD's concentration on the importance of character development for student athletes. Visit the school website for weekly podcast episodes! Special thanks to OU's SCRIPPS College of Communication for collaborating with us!
Important Information about Athens City Schools and the November 6th Election ACSD Bond Vote Information Graphic
One of the biggest threats to our district’s financial stability is the condition of our schools. On the November 6th election, voters will see an issue to provide funding to build or renovate our schools. The plan calls for new school buildings at: East Elementary, Morrison-Gordon Elementary and Athens High School. The ballot issue also includes renovations to Athens Middle School and a renovation/addition at The Plains Elementary. All of the district’s buildings have ...
Keep in Touch with Athens City School District: Mobile App & Social Media ACSD Mobile App Icon
For those students and families that are new to our district or have not yet taken advantage of these resources, we want to make sure you are keeping in touch with what is happening in the Athens City School district through the various means we have available. All of the information below is attached in a PDF file as well. ACSD Mobile App Our district's mobile app is available for download to your mobile device (for free) in iTunes or the Google Play store! Once you have ...
College Credit Plus Meeting December 11, 6 pm, AHS Auditorium College Credit Plus Logo
Are you interested in earning college credit next academic year while still enrolled in high school? If so, Athens High School will be hosting a College Credit Plus meeting for parents and students on Tuesday, December 11 at 6:00 pm in the Athens High School Auditorium. Representatives from Hocking College, Ohio University and Rio Grande will be present to explain the admission process to their respective schools and AHS school counselors will identify how credits can be applied to ...
Publication in State Journal by ACSD Speech Language Pathologist Kellie Pauley eHearsay Journal Spring 2018 cover
Kellie Pauley, one of our Speech Language Pathologists, had an article that she and Janice Wright co-authored featured in the recent online journal (eHearsay). The title is The Impact of Trauma and How it Effects Language Development in Children and Adolescents and it begins on page 51 of the journal. eHearsay is a peer reviewed journal published by OSHLA (Ohio Speech Hearing Language Hearing Association). OSHLA also submits articles to ASHA (American Speech Hearing Association) the national ...
NEW Infinite Campus Apps - Campus Parent & Campus Student Campus Parent App Logo
We are excited to inform you Infinite Campus has two new and improved mobile apps: Campus Student (for students) and Campus Parent (for parents). Download your free app for real-time access to grades, assignments, attendance, schedules, announcements and more. ​Downloading & Using the New Apps Download the new apps from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. If you are using the old Infinite Campus app, please download the new app. The old app will no longer be supported. ...
ACSD Informational Meetings about the Bond Levy ACSD Bond Vote Q&A Graphic
The Athens City School District Board of Education Members will be participating in several informational meetings regarding the Bond Levy that is on the November 6th ballot at the following dates/times/locations: October 3rd @ 5:30 p.m. for The Plains ES PTO Mtg. @ The Plains ES Kim Goldsberry & Paul Grippa October 6th @ 10:00 a.m. @ The Athens Public Library Paul Grippa & Rusty Rittenhouse October 6th @ 10:00 a.m. @ The Chauncey Public Library ...
Mo-Go Students Win Awards Mo-Go Students win drawing award!
Mo-Go Fourth Graders won drawing awards at AgDay, which took place a the Athens County Fairgrounds. Brek Newton won Honorable Mention, while Petra Leonard won second place in the agriculture drawing contest. Congratulations, Brek and Petra!
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Athens City School District  |  25 S. Plains Rd.  |  The Plains, OH 45780
Phone:740-797-4544  |  Fax:740-797-2486