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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

Special Board of Education Meeting - March 8, 2018, 6:30 pm, AHS Auditorium
The Athens City School District Board of Education will have a Special Meeting on March 8, 2018 at Athens High School for the purpose of discussing the Master Facilities Plan and any other business that may come before the Board.
6th Grade Parent Meeting February 26, 6:00 pm, AMS Auditorium Meeting Clipart
The seventh grade registration process will occur during February. Administrators and the counselor from Athens Middle School will be visiting each school to go over course options and answer questions. On Monday, February 26, an informational meeting for parents will be held at 6:00 pm in the Athens Middle School auditorium. We will describe the steps in the registration process and talk about middle school procedures. Please try to attend.
#OhioLovesTeachers — Share Stories about the Great Educators in Your Life Ohio Loves Tecahers Logo
Wow creator. Inspiration producer. Difference maker. Miracle worker. ​Teacher. Ohio’s teachers make a deep and profound impact on the lives of their students. The countless ways in which teachers make a difference form the foundation for a lifetime of learning and exploring. It’s time to celebrate the individuals and teams who create, motivate and inspire. Join us in delivering a standing ovation to a remarkable educator in your ...
ACSD Facebook Update Facebook - Social Media
We love celebrating the great things happening in our schools on social media. We are writing to you to let you know that some recent changes on Facebook are making it a little tougher for our posts, videos, announcements and more to show up in your news feed. You can help ensure you don’t miss a post by following a few basic steps: Visit our Facebook page, Athens City School District, on either your computer or mobile device. Click on the “Following” tab ...
Girls' and Boys' Teams are SEOSL Champions! Swimmer
Boys and Girls swimming teams competed in the SEOSL league championship. Both the boys and the girls are SEOSL champions!! Our girls also set two school records today!! Congratulations Bulldogs!
Keep the Flu Out of School Influenza clipart
Given that this year's flu strain is aggressive and widespread, we wanted to remind you of the following: Please keep your child home if they show symptoms of the flu: fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches, chills, fatigue, and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea. People with the flu may infect others from one day before getting sick to 5-7 days after. If your child has a fever (100 degrees F or higher), they may not return to school until they are ...
West Teacher Lindsey West Receives Outstanding Teacher Award L. West Receiving Award
We want to congratulate West Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Lindsey West who received an Outstanding Teacher award at the Coalition of Rural & Appalachian Schools meeting yesterday. Congratulations Lindsey!
ACSD Early Entrance Parent Information Night
Athens City Schools wishes to announce a roundup for parents seeking early admission to kindergarten for their children. Regular admission to kindergarten requires that a child be 5 years of age on or before August 1 of the upcoming school year. However, under some circumstances of students with cognitive advancement, early admission may be granted after a screening process. A Parent Information Night will be held at Morrison-Gordon Elementary on March 8th from 6:30 - 7:30 pm (793 W. ...
ACSD Kindergarten Registration & Health Screening 2018-2019 Kindergarten
Note: Your child MUST BE 5 YEARS OLD ON OR BEFORE August 1, 2018 to be eligible for registration. Please note: Please bring your child with you Plan on being at the school for 45 minutes — 1.5 hours You must arrive at least 45 minutes before the end of the session Please bring the following items with you: Your Child’s Birth Certificate (Copy of parent and child’s passport if you have no birth certificate) Your ...
ACSD Family Military Service Questionnaire Military Photo
Military families provide an invaluable service to our country. In an effort to ensure the needs of military families are being met, the Ohio Department of Education is requiring all districts to collect information regarding the military families who have students within the district.
AHS Senior Yearbook Information 17-18
Here is important information regarding seniors and the AHS yearbook for the 17-18 school year.
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