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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 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

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Building Project Timeline
At tonight’s Regular Board Meeting (Thursday, January 17, 2019) the Athens City School District Board of Education approved the time line for the construction of the Elementary/Middle School portion of the ACSD Master Plan. In an effort to keep you informed I wanted you to receive this information as quickly as possible following the meeting.
Keep in Touch with Athens City School District: Mobile App, Website, Social Media ACSD Mobile App
Now that we are in the middle of the unpredictable winter weather season as well as the planning process for future new building construction, there is a lot going on at Athens City Schools! We want to remind you that there are many ways to keep updated with current events in the district in addition to emails and calls that are sent out to parents/guardians in our district. We have a website, a mobile app and social media accounts that are ​free​ and ​open to anyone​ interested in ...
East Family Game Night 1/25/19, 6-7:30 pm East Family Game Night 1/25/19, 6-7:30 pm
East Elementary will hold it's annual Family Game Night on Friday, January 25, 2019 from 6-7:30 pm. It will be held in the Boger Cafe. It is a night for family fun! Board games will be provided and families are encouraged to bring a board game to share. There will be free popcorn! Leave electronics at home! No drop-offs - this is a family event! We hope to see you there!
ACSD Elementary/Middle School Planning Committees Planning Committees on Post-it Note
​ACSD Faculty, Staff, Parents, and Members of the Community; I am putting together Planning Committees for the elementary school/middle school portions of our building project. These will be fixed committees that meet in private with the Superintendent and Design Professionals for the purpose of basic programmatic planning. At a minimum, any volunteers selected will have to commit to the meeting dates/times outlined at the end of this message, however committees will also want to host open ...
The AHS Matrix Podcast #9 - Vanishing Point Matrix Podcast Logo
In this episode of the Matrix podcast, we explore the unsolved 2008 disappearance of Brandon Swanson. Brandon was a 19-year-old college student from Marshall, Minnesota, who went missing after an unsettling phone call to his father. May 14th, 2018 marked the ten-year anniversary of his disappearance. The AHS Matrix Podcast #9: Vanishing Point
The Matrix Podcast: Interview with Donna Zuckerberg The Matrix Podcast Graphic
The Matrix Podcast #8: Interview with Donna Zuckerberg, author of "Not All Dead White Men" In this edition of The Matrix Podcast, we discuss a new Harvard University Press book by Donna Zuckerberg, "Not All Dead White Men." We bring on two experts from the fields of Literature and Religion to discuss Zuckerberg's book and the implications of white supremacist groups' use and co-opting of classical texts.
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 ...
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