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Superintendent's Message

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

Turn it Gold Assembly Match Wednesday 12/13/17, 1 pm Turn it Gold
We are planning a very special annual event with our cross-town rivals, The Alexander Spartans. Once per year, these two schools will come together for a wrestling dual during the end of a school day in order to raise money for the Turn It Gold Foundation - a foundation committed to raising funds and awareness for childhood cancer. All students in the school building will be invited to the gymnasium for an assembly on December 13th (Wednesday) for this event. We are allowing all students to ...
ACSD 6th-8th Grade Students Participate in Model United Nations Model UN Graphic
On December 8th, fourteen teams of ACSD 6th, 7th and 8th graders participated in the 2017 Southeast Ohio Model United Nations held at Baker Center on the Ohio University campus. General Assembly was presided over by AHS student, Emmy Elliot, while Delanyo Mensah, Cirus Stowe and Mary Myers served as staff members in council sessions facilitated by Emily Pauwels and Julia Weber.
AMS Science Fair a Great Success! Science Fair Logo
Congratulations to the 153 students who participated in the Athens Middle School Science Fair held on November 29. Judges from Ohio University rated projects in 10 different categories. All of these students may enter the District Science Fair held at Ohio University on March 24, 2018.
Athens City School District Social Media - #AthensBulldogs Facebook Like Logo
Athens City School District is growing our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube channels. ​Facebook: @AthensCitySD Twitter: @AthensCitySD Instagram: @athenscitysd YouTube: Athens City : Athens City
Athens SWCD Educators of the Year Athens SWCD Conservation Educators of the Year
Morrison-Gordon Teachers win Educators of the Year Award.
2017 Soil and Water Conservation District Essay Winner 2017 Athens SWCD Essay Winner
Morrison-Gordon Student wins award.
AHS Senior Yearbook Information 17-18
Here is important information regarding seniors and the AHS yearbook for the 17-18 school year.
AMS Helps Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey Mr. Kostival and Mr. Ricketts help students load the truck
Mrs. Hall's husband traveled to Houston on September 8, 2017 to deliver much needed water, food items and diapers. He and his friends used a dump truck in making deliveries. The dump truck will then be used to help with clean-up. AMS students and families brought in the much needed supplies. Students from Mr. Kostival's class helped load all of the donations and fill the truck. As of September 8, all of your donations are on the way to Texas! Thank you AMS students and families ...
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Athens City School District  |  25 S. Plains Rd.  |  The Plains, OH 45780
Phone:740-797-4544  |  Fax:740-797-2486