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Principal's Message

Ms. SycksAt West Elementary, it is our goal to provide a learning environment for our students that promotes both academic and social growth throughout the year. Our highly-qualified, caring teachers and support staff are dedicated to student-centered programs that promote academic excellence through an enriched and rigorous curriculum.

 

Parents/guardians are always welcome at our school, as we believe that student success is a shared responsibility between the school staff, students, parents and community members.  We invite you to join our learning community, as we work together to best serve our students!

 

Respectfully, Jeanna Sycks, Principal

 

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News & Announcements

Athens City Schools Safety Measures School Icon
As you can expect, the events in Parkland, Florida have troubled us deeply at the Athens City Schools. The safety of our students is our number one priority and it us up to all of us to be vigilant in this regard. As such, some of you have inquired about the safety procedures and protocols in our schools.
2018-2019 Athens City School District Calendar Calendar Icon
The 2018-2019 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.
Special Board of Education Meeting - March 8, 2018, 6:30 pm, AHS Auditorium
The Athens City School District Board of Education will have a Special Meeting on March 8, 2018 at Athens High School for the purpose of discussing the Master Facilities Plan and any other business that may come before the Board.
6th Grade Parent Meeting February 26, 6:00 pm, AMS Auditorium Meeting Clipart
The seventh grade registration process will occur during February. Administrators and the counselor from Athens Middle School will be visiting each school to go over course options and answer questions. On Monday, February 26, an informational meeting for parents will be held at 6:00 pm in the Athens Middle School auditorium. We will describe the steps in the registration process and talk about middle school procedures. Please try to attend.
#OhioLovesTeachers — Share Stories about the Great Educators in Your Life Ohio Loves Tecahers Logo
Wow creator. Inspiration producer. Difference maker. Miracle worker. ​Teacher. Ohio’s teachers make a deep and profound impact on the lives of their students. The countless ways in which teachers make a difference form the foundation for a lifetime of learning and exploring. It’s time to celebrate the individuals and teams who create, motivate and inspire. Join us in delivering a standing ovation to a remarkable educator in your ...
ACSD Facebook Update Facebook - Social Media
We love celebrating the great things happening in our schools on social media. We are writing to you to let you know that some recent changes on Facebook are making it a little tougher for our posts, videos, announcements and more to show up in your news feed. You can help ensure you don’t miss a post by following a few basic steps: Visit our Facebook page, Athens City School District, on either your computer or mobile device. Click on the “Following” tab ...
Keep the Flu Out of School Influenza clipart
Given that this year's flu strain is aggressive and widespread, we wanted to remind you of the following: Please keep your child home if they show symptoms of the flu: fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headaches, chills, fatigue, and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea. People with the flu may infect others from one day before getting sick to 5-7 days after. If your child has a fever (100 degrees F or higher), they may not return to school until they are ...
West Teacher Lindsey West Receives Outstanding Teacher Award L. West Receiving Award
We want to congratulate West Elementary School Kindergarten teacher Lindsey West who received an Outstanding Teacher award at the Coalition of Rural & Appalachian Schools meeting yesterday. Congratulations Lindsey!
ACSD Early Entrance Parent Information Night
Athens City Schools wishes to announce a roundup for parents seeking early admission to kindergarten for their children. Regular admission to kindergarten requires that a child be 5 years of age on or before August 1 of the upcoming school year. However, under some circumstances of students with cognitive advancement, early admission may be granted after a screening process. A Parent Information Night will be held at Morrison-Gordon Elementary on March 8th from 6:30 - 7:30 pm (793 W. ...
ACSD Kindergarten Registration & Health Screening 2018-2019 Kindergarten
Note: Your child MUST BE 5 YEARS OLD ON OR BEFORE August 1, 2018 to be eligible for registration. Please note: 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 Please bring the following items with you: Your Child’s Birth Certificate (Copy of parent and child’s passport if you have no birth certificate) Your ...
ACSD Family Military Service Questionnaire Military Photo
Military families provide an invaluable service to our country. In an effort to ensure the needs of military families are being met, the Ohio Department of Education is requiring all districts to collect information regarding the military families who have students within the district.
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West Elementary  |  41 Central Ave  |  Athens, OH 45701
Phone:740-593-6866  |  Fax:740-594-3178