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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

Updates to College Credit Plus: Changes Implemented Summer 2018 College Credit Plus Logo
The Ohio Department of Education will be implementing changes to the College Credit Plus program beginning Summer 2018. Please click here to view the course eligibility rule change information with these updates. It is important to note that students just starting the program must take classes at Ohio University and Hocking College that have been approved as Level I classes. The Level I lists currently appear on Ohio University’s (Athens) website and Hocking College’s ...
AHS 39th Annual Academic Awards Night AHS Awards Night Recipients 2018
Athens High School hosted their 39th Annual Academic Awards Night on Thursday, May 10, 2018. We are very impressed with the amount of awards and scholarships our student body received. The complete list of awards are listed below.
AHS Freshman Hannah Bernstein Recognized as Borlaug Scholar H. Bertstein Borlaug Scholar
On April 16, 2018, Athens High School freshman Hannah Bernstein participated in the Ohio Youth Institute at The Ohio State University. After submitting a research paper on a global challenge in early March, making a presentation, going through a debate and an interview, Hannah was recognized a Borlaug Scholar and selected to be one of the 5 students on the state delegate team to attend the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa on a 3-day all-expenses paid trip in October. At the World ...
MoGo Student Council meets with Representative Edwards MoGo Student Council meets with Representative Edwards at Ohio Statehouse
MoGo Student Council recently visited the Ohio Statehouse and met with Representative Edwards. Representative Edwards was gracious enough to spend quite a bit of time showing our Student Council a variety of areas as well as answering all their questions. We are appreciative of his time during our visit. It was the best Statehouse visit we have had in a very long time. Thank you, Representative Edwards!
Summer Meals 2018 for Kids & Teens: Athens Area Locations USDA Summer Food Service Program
School will be out soon. Summer meals for kids and teens will be served in our community this year. ​Open to all children 18 and younger NO enrollment NO cost ​​Locations: ​​10 Hope Drive, Athens, OH, 45701, 740.385.36813 45 E. 4th St., The Plains, OH, 45780, 740.797.4287 29 Converse St., Chauncey, OH, 45719, 740.797.2512 Learn more about the USDA Summer Food Service Program on this website.
Olivia Bean Semper Fidelis All-American Award recipient Semper Fidelis All-American Award Recipient
Athens High School Junior, Olivia Bean, and her mentor, ASCD West Elementary 6th grade teacher Jennifer Hinkle , were honored on Tuesday, May 8, at the home track and field meet at AHS. The Marines came in full dress to present the Semper Fidelis All-American Award. She and Jennifer will represent our community at the exclusive Battles Won Academy in Washington, DC this July. She is one of 96 students selected from across the nation because of her determination and conviction to succeed both ...
Morrison-Gordon's Space Night is "Out of This World" Event! Photo of Morrison-Gordon Elementary Space Night
To infinity and beyond! Morrison-Gordon students recently had the opportunity to Skype with astronaut Don Thomas during their Space Night. Partnership students from OU conducted a variety of stations for students to visit and learn more about space. They could also "make and take" items from some stations. The night concluded with our Skype session with our astronaut. It was out of this world!
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.
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.
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Athens City School District  |  25 S. Plains Rd.  |  The Plains, OH 45780
Phone:740-797-4544  |  Fax:740-797-2486