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AHS Swim Team December 1, 2018 Meet AHS Volleyball Senior Night 2018 AHS Matrix Podcast with Rep. Jay Edwards AHS 3 Musketeers Performance November 2018 AHS 3 Musketeers Performance November 2018 AHS JV Football Team Fall 2018 AHS (Mrs. Waugh's Class) Visit Gigis! West Beautification Day Volunteers Fall 2018 AHS Key Club at Athens Halloween Parade 2018 AHS JV Football Team Fall 2018 Athens City Schools Bus Athens High School Athens Middle School East Elementary Morrison-Gordon Elementary The Plains Elementary West Elementary ACS Early Learning Center Playground

Superintendent's Message

Thomas Gibbs
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.


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.


District Motto

Every learner. Every day.

News & Announcements

Congratulations to National Wendy's High School Heisman Winners Olivia Bean & Cirus Stowe! Wendy's HS Heisman Logo
Congratulations Olivia Bean and Cirus Stowe for being named National Wendy’s High School Heisman School Winners. Wendy’s celebrates Olivia Bean of Athens High School for her excellence in academics, athletics and community service. Cirus Stowe ran cross country, swims, and competes in triathlons, for which he qualified for the 2019 ITU Grand Final – Triathlon de Lausanne.
AMS Food Drive Runs Until December 21! Food Drive
The annual Athens Middle School food drive is underway! The food collected directly benefits families in the Athens City School District family. The food will be distributed through our own personal food pantry in Chauncey. Please send any of the following to your child's advisory class: Canned Fruits and Vegetables Pasta Pasta Sauce Cereal Canned Meat Peanut or other nut butters This is a great opportunity to share with your child how important it is to "Be ...
The AHS Matrix Podcast #6: Interview with Representative Jay Edwards Matrix Podcast Logo
In this edition of Around Town, we summarize the outcome of the midterm elections and have a special interview with Representative Jay Edwards. Rep. Edwards talks about his previous term in office, what he hopes to accomplish in his current term, and his plans for youth engagement in the future. The Matrix Podcast #6: Interview with Representative Jay Edwards
AHS Freshman Jordan Phillips Youngest Recipient of Child of Appalachia Award J. Phillips Photo
(Article published in The Athens Messenger November 15, 2018) Fourteen-year-old Athens County resident Jordan Phillips is the 2018 recipient of the Child of Appalachia Award bestowed by The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. The youngest recipient of the award, to date, Jordan has raised more than $100,000 to help fight breast cancer, with an emphasis on the Appalachian Ohio region.
Winter Weather Reminder Snowflake
I'm sure many of you already know that we may have our first winter weather tomorrow morning, with expectations for freezing rain and ice accumulations. Ice is the most challenging weather event for the District, as buses cannot operate safely. Additionally, we need to keep in mind the many high school student drivers traveling in their own vehicles. I wanted to assure you that our team will be up very early in the morning watching the weather and road conditions and I will alert you as ...
AHS Key Club Members Participate in Community Event AHS Key Club Hallowenn Parade 2018
Athens High School Key Club members had a great time at the Halloween celebration on October 25th at the Athens Rec Center. Club members walked in the parade and were given the high honor of judging the costumes. The event was sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Athens, which is the sponsoring club for Athens High School Key Club.
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