Text Options for the Visually Impaired Font Size: a- A+ Color: A A A Revert 
Close vision bar
Open vision bar
AHS 18-19 Boys Basketball Senior Night AHS Swim Team January 2019 (2) AHS Girls Basketball 18-19 vs. Vinton AHS Swim Team January 2019 AHS 18-19 Cheerleaders Senior Night AHS Cheerleaders AHS Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Vinton AHS Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Vinton AHS Student Section AHS Student Section AHS Student Section AHS Girls Basketball vs Wellson Winter 18-19 AHS Wrestling Winter 18-19 AHS Swim Team 2018-2019 AHS Wrestling Winter 18-19 AHS Girls Basketball Winter 18-19 AHS Swim Team December 1, 2018 Meet AHS Swim Team Members Winter 18-19 AHS Volleyball Senior Night 2018 AHS Girls' Volleyball Fall 2018 AHS Girls Tennis Team Members Fall 2018 AHS Girls Cross Country Fall 2018 AHS Boys Cross Country Fall 2018 AHS Boys Golf TVC Fall 2018 AHS Girls Golf TVC Fall 2018 AHS Band Seniors Fall 2018 Marching Green & Gold Color Guard Fall 2018 Marching Green & Gold Fall 2018 AHS Varsity Football vs Vinton Fall 2018 AHS Football vs. Vinton Fall 2018 AHS Girls Soccer vs. Circleville Fall 2018 AHS Boys Soccer Fall 2018 AHS Matrix Podcast with Rep. Jay Edwards AHS 3 Musketeers Performance November 2018 AHS 3 Musketeers Performance November 2018 AHS JV Football Team Fall 2018 AHS (Mrs. Waugh's Class) Visit Gigis! West Beautification Day Volunteers Fall 2018 AHS Key Club at Athens Halloween Parade 2018 AHS JV Football Team Fall 2018 Athens City Schools Bus Athens High School Athens Middle School East Elementary Morrison-Gordon Elementary The Plains Elementary West Elementary ACS Early Learning Center Playground

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.


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.


District Motto

Every learner. Every day.



Athens City Schools (ACS) requests qualifications from CMR firms for capital improvements, including 2 new PK-3 schools and renovations, additions and renovations to The Plains Elementary School, and renovations to Athens Middle School, funded by a bond issue passed Nov 2018.  Please click here to read the full posting.

News & Announcements

The AHS Matrix Podcast Episode #13: Children and TV The Matrix Podcast Graphic
In this podcast we take a blast to the past and talk about childhood TV shows. How did they influence us and how does media change cartoon watching culture? We also talk to parents about raising children on television, and timing media usage. What are the recommended watching hours for children, and are you up to par?
The AHS Matrix Podcast Now Available in App Store! The Matrix Podcast App
The AHS Matrix Podcast is now available on the Apple iPhone Podcast App. People interested in subscribing to The AHS Matrix Podcast should click on the app and search "AHS Matrix Podcast."
ACSD Business Advisory Committee Meeting graphic
The Business Advisory Committee for the Athens City School District has set the next three meetings to be held on April 8th, May 20th, and June 17, 2019. All meetings will take place at Athens High School at 1:00 p.m. and are open to the public.
Measuring Racial Equity: A Groundwater Approach - Upcoming Opportunities Measuring Racial Equity A Groundwater Approach Small Graphic
Registration for both opportunities below is required: Please visit this site to register today! Join with community stakeholders and civic leaders for a workshop and deep dive training led by the Racial Equity Institute of Greensboro, NC. The intensive presentation on historical, institutional and systemic racism challenge deeply ­held assumptions and reveal-with sobering clarity-the devastating impacts of persistent racial inequality on our nation's most marginalized populations. ...
The Matrix Podcast: Music Cast The Matrix Podcast Graphic
This episode of The Matrix Podcast, “Underground sound” explores new and exciting sounds in the music industry. In this episode, we cover the bands “Moon Hooch” and “Too Many Zooz”. Both of these groups combine elements of jazz, EDM, and other genres of music, using instrumentation foreign to what those genres usually consist of. This episode covers their stories, progression and the growth of their sounds. You will hear interviews from band members Michael ...
8th Annual Forget Me Not 5K April 13, 2019 Forget Me Not Clip Art
The Athens Bulldog Elementary Cross-Country Clubs are sponsoring the 8th Annual Forget Me Not 5K Run/Walk on April 13, 2019. The day of registration and shirt pick-ip starts at 10:00 am and the 5K starts at 11:00 am at Little Fish Brewing Co. (8675 Armitage Road, Athens, OH 45701). This event is held In memory of Patsy D. Barrington Fun Run/Walk begins at 11:00 am T-shirt Pick-up and Registration is from 10:00-10:45 am Bring your own Timing Device The 5K Fun Run/Walk ...
AHS Matrix Podcast #11: As Seen in the Movies The Matrix Podcast Graphic
In this episode of the AHS Matrix Podcast, we explore our favorite and least favorite movies of 2018, and discuss what movies we're looking forward to in the upcoming year. Podcast hosts interview AHS students to hear their favorite and least favorite movies of 2018.
AMS 18-19 Yearbook Orders are Due by April 30! AMS Yearbook Graphic
Be sure to order so your student doesn't miss out on the 2018-2019 yearbook! If you have any questions, contact amsyearbook@athenscsd.org. ​All orders are due by April 30, 2019. 18-19 AMS Yearbook Order Form
2019 Summer Camp Calendar Kids Playing Outdoor Games Photo
The 2019 Summer Camp Calendar is now available. Please check it out for a list of camps offered this summer. (Click on the ...READ MORE link to view the calendar.) If you have additional camp information, please email that information to acsd@athenscsd.org. Thanks to Lindsey Swank Meili for putting this together again this year!
ACSD 2019-2020 Kindergarten Registration Kindergarten Registration Sign
Below is all of the information for Kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year for the Athens City School District. Click here to view the the flyer. Please Note: ​Your child MUST BE 5 YEARS OLD ON OR BEFORE August 1, 2019 to be eligible for registration. 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
ACS Early Learning Center Preschool Registration for 2019-2020 Clip art of kids holding the letters A, B and C
Location, Date and Time: Location: Former Chauncey Elementary Building 21 Birge Drive, Chauncey Ohio 45719 Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 3:15 pm ​To Schedule An Appointment: Call Linda Bennett at 740-797-4516 between 8:30 am - 2:00 pm Please Note: ​Your child MUST BE 4 YEARS OLD ON OR BEFORE August 1, 2019 to be eligible for registration. Please bring your child with you No child will be considered registered or put on ...
ACSD Honored with Auditor of State Award ACSD Auditor of State Award FY 18
The Auditor of State’s office presents awards to public entities that meet specific criteria during their financial audit. Learn more about this award by visiting the Ohio Auditor of State website.
Winter Weather Reminder Update Weather Update
Earlier this winter I sent out a reminder about our process for calling winter weather related school cancellations and delays. Given the forecast for this week, I thought it appropriate to resend the message and highlight the information regarding temperature/wind chill. Please be aware that the current forecast calls for projected wind-chill over the next two days of as low as -20 degrees, which may require school cancellation(s) or delay(s) on Wednesday and Thursday. As always, I will ...
Keep in Touch with Athens City School District: Mobile App, Website, Social Media ACSD Mobile App
http://www.athenscsd.orgNow 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 ...
View All News

Calendar & Events

View All
<Go to previous monthMarch>Go to next month
View Full Calendar
Athens City School District  |  25 S. Plains Rd.  |  The Plains, OH 45780
Phone:740-797-4544  |  Fax:740-797-2486