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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

AHS Senior Jade Pettey Accepted Onto YouthMOVE Ohio Council Angela Lariviere, YouthMove Ohio State Support Coordinator, welcomes Jade Pettey onto the council. 
Jade Pettey, a senior at Athens High School, was accepted onto the 15-member YouthMOVE Ohio council. YouthMOVE Ohio is a state chapter of YouthMOVE National. YouthMOVE is a national youth led organization devoted to improving services and systems that support positive growth and development by uniting the voices of individuals who have lived experience in various systems including mental health, juvenile justice, education, foster care, homelessness, alcohol or drugs, developmental ...
Athens High School Athletic Hall of Fame
Amy Sloan Brandenstein '93, Steve Jones '70, Kurt Roberts '06, Joe Sparhawk '97 AHS Auditorium - Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 7:00 pm
West Elementary Back to School Picnic
5:00-5:45 pm - Meet-n-Greet the teachers - classroom visits 5:45-6:30 pm - Picnic in the school cafeteria - catch-up with friends, get updates on upcoming PTO activities
The Plains Elementary Back To School Open House and Picnic, August 27 4-6 pm
The Plains Elementary will hold the annual Back to School Open House and Picnic on August 27, 2018. Beginning at 4:00 pm, students can visit their new classrooms and meet their new teachers. School supplies can be dropped off at that time. The picnic will be on the back playground and will begin at 4:30 pm and end at 6:00 pm. PTO will provide hot dogs, chips, cookies and drinks. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on.
East Elementary Open House & Popsicle Social popsicles
Please join us on Friday, August 24th from 5:00 to 6:30 pm to get a jump on the school year with a little fun. 5:00-5:30 pm: Drop off school supplies and get a sneak peek at your classroom. 5:30-6:30 pm: Join us on the playground for popsicles, say hello to friends, meet new families and students, catch up on PTO info with this year's board, sign up for Kroger rewards and PTBoard accounts to stay up to date with all PTO news and events!
AHS Senior Olivia Bean Attends Semper Fi Leadership Academy Photo of O. Bean and Ms. Hinkle
Olivia Bean, rising senior at Athens High School, attended the Semper Fi Battles Won Academy in Washington D.C. this July, where she participated in a variety of physical, mental, and team-building exercises designed to strengthen leadership skills through the spirit of the Marine Corps. About 100 students, selected from 6,000 applicants nationwide, participated along with an adult mentor from their school or community. Olivia represented a region comprising most of Ohio, West Virginia, and ...
AMS Cross Country Information
Attention AMS students interested in running cross country: Practices will begin July 30th at the Richland Ave. Park. Practices will be M-F 3:00-4:15 until the first day of school. At that time, we will practice after school M-F. Parents should complete Final Forms and a sports physical for their child prior to our first practice. Follow this link for Final Forms instructions.
Summer Meals 2018 for Kids & Teens: Athens Area Locations USDA Summer Food Service Program
School will be out soon. Summer meals for kids and teens will be served in our community this year. ​Open to all children 18 and younger NO enrollment NO cost ​​Locations: ​​10 Hope Drive, Athens, OH, 45701, 740.385.36813 45 E. 4th St., The Plains, OH, 45780, 740.797.4287 29 Converse St., Chauncey, OH, 45719, 740.797.2512 Learn more about the USDA Summer Food Service Program on this website.
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Athens City School District  |  25 S. Plains Rd.  |  The Plains, OH 45780
Phone:740-797-4544  |  Fax:740-797-2486