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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

2018 AHS Regional Scholar Leadership Conference Photo of AHS Regional Scholars 2018
Athens City Schools celebrates our 2018 regional scholars: Alexandra Collins, Abigail Tadlock, Sylvie Wilson, Katelyn Broy, Shifra Narasimhan, Lauren Abdella and Audrey Crowl. Congratulations for your outstanding leadership with 72 juniors at Camp Akita in Logan, Ohio! Regional Scholars is a Leadership Conference designed for high school juniors. The gifted coordinators of southeast Ohio collaborate to organize this event that is held every spring. Students learn group dynamics, ...
Athens Middle School Receives National Recognition for Music Education Program Support Music 2018 Merit Award Logo
Athens Middle School has been honored with the SupportMusic Merit Award from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. The SupportMusic Merit Award recognizes individual schools that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the SupportMusic Merit Award, Athens Middle School answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, ...
AHS Drama Club Presents Grease Friday, April 20 - Sunday, April 22! AHS Grease Poster
The AHS drama club presents Grease! Join us for a performance: in the AHS Auditorium: Friday, April 20 at 7:30 pm Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 pm Sunday, April 22 at 2:00 pm Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for adults. You can purchase tickets online at brownpapertickets.com
We Need Volunteers... We Need YOU! West Book Fair May April 30 - May 4 Books with an apple
I'm gathering a team of enthusiastic, creative, and talented volunteers to help out at our upcoming Scholastic Book Fair, and I would like to invite you to help out. Please take a moment to view our sign-up sheet to see what roles interest you. Spread the word to your friends and invite them to help us have the best Book Fair ever! If you need to contact me, please use the email address below. Thank you! Pam Congrove pcongrove@athenscsd.org
ACS Early Learning Center Preschool: All-Day Classes for the 18-19 School Year Children's Books
For the upcoming 18-19 school year, all preschool classes at the Athens City School District Early Learning Center will be all-day. (Previously, all classes were half-day.) The school day will run from 9:00 am - 3:15 pm for all preschool students next year.
AMS Students Earn Top Middle School Award at District Science Day AMS District Science Fair Students 2018
Congratulations to the Athens Middle School Students that participated in the District Science Day held at Ohio University on March 24. Our students did very well, collectively earning the Top Middle School Award. Nicolas Barr, Sam Bikowski, Luca Gagliano, Mirage Giri, Reynolds Huard, Elena Johnson, Jake McCarthy and Raney Riddlebarger all received Superior ratings. They also all received an invitation to attend the State Science Day held at Ohio State University on May 12. ...
Medication Protocol for Upcoming 8th Grade Washington, D.C. Trip Prescription Medication Bottles
Mrs. Shaw, the school nurse, will be at AMS to collect medications during school hours (7:30 am - 2:35 pm) on: Monday, April 30th Tuesday, May 1st Wednesday, May 2nd This is the week before students leave for Washington, D.C. Please plan accordingly.
Athens Board of Education Approves Facilities Master Plan
Last evening, the Athens City School District Board of Education unanimously voted to move forward with the following Facilities Master Plan: ‚Äč2 New PK-3 School Buildings on the current sites of East and MG ES Schools 1 Grades 4-6 Building at the current TPES location that will include a complete renovation of the current building and a significant addition. 1 Grades 7-8 MS with some renovations/updates of the current AMS Building 1 New Grades 9-12 HS on the site of the current AHS
ACSD Preschool Registration & Screening April 25, 2018, 9 am - 3:15 pm 18-19 ACSD Preschool Registration
Preschool Registration will take place at the Former Chauncey Elementary Building, located at 21 Birge Drive, Chauncey Ohio 45719, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Time: 9:00 am - 3:15 pm. To schedule an appointment, please call Linda Bennett at 740-797-4516 between 8:30 am - 2:00 pm. Please note that preschool classes will be all-day for the 18-19 school year (9:00 am - 3:15 pm).
2018-2019 Athens City School District Calendar Calendar Icon
The 18-19 Athens City School District Calendar has been approved by the Board of Education. It has been posted to the Forms and Links page on the district website.
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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