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Mrs. BolinWelcome to the Athens Middle School webpage.  We are excited about the many opportunities in the coming school year.  We have a great community; the dedicated staff, the involved parents, and the energetic students provide for an optimal learning environment.  With your support, we will continue to develop the gifts and talents of all our students.  The caring staff at AMS works continuously to improve their craft and the opportunities available to our kids.  We consider working with 7th and 8th graders to be a privilege, and we enjoy seeing them learn and succeed.  If you have specific questions or concerns that you can’t find answers to on our site, feel free to give us a call.

Sincerely,

Kara Bolin, Principal

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News & Announcements

AHS Freshman Jordan Phillips Youngest Recipient of Child of Appalachia Award J. Phillips Photo
(Article published in The Athens Messenger November 15, 2018) Fourteen-year-old Athens County resident Jordan Phillips is the 2018 recipient of the Child of Appalachia Award bestowed by The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. The youngest recipient of the award, to date, Jordan has raised more than $100,000 to help fight breast cancer, with an emphasis on the Appalachian Ohio region.
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 ...
AMS PTO Shirt Sale - Orders due by November 30 AMS Shirt Logo
The Athens Middle School PTO is sponsoring a shirt sale. Options include short sleeve and long sleeve t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts. There is also the option for "bling lettering". Orders can be placed by returning the order form and cash or check payable to AMS PTO to your student's Advisory teacher by November 30. Orders will be returned through Advisory by December 17. Questions can be addressed to amspto@athenscsd.org Fall ...
Thank You Voters for Supporting Athens City Schools! Thank you voters
On behalf of the Athens City School District Board of Education, Faculty and Staff, and especially our students and families, it gives me great pleasure to thank the voters of the Athens City School District for supporting our District at the polls today. This election sets the course for significant change and improvement for our district. As a result of this funding, our students will be assured state of the art 21st Century facilities for many years to come.
Beam Remote Presence Device Installed at East Elementary Beam Remote Presence Device
A Beam remote presence device has been installed at East Elementary for a student that is unable to be at school. This is a joint pilot effort between The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital to enable remote learning for students.. The student is able to control the robot remotely in the classroom via an iPad and stay connected with school work and classmates. The student can see, hear and talk like they are in class. The robot can also go classroom to classroom. The ...
Keep in Touch with Athens City School District: Mobile App & Social Media ACSD Mobile App Icon
For those students and families that are new to our district or have not yet taken advantage of these resources, we want to make sure you are keeping in touch with what is happening in the Athens City School district through the various means we have available. All of the information below is attached in a PDF file as well. ACSD Mobile App Our district's mobile app is available for download to your mobile device (for free) in iTunes or the Google Play store! Once you have ...
College Credit Plus Meeting December 11, 6 pm, AHS Auditorium College Credit Plus Logo
Are you interested in earning college credit next academic year while still enrolled in high school? If so, Athens High School will be hosting a College Credit Plus meeting for parents and students on Tuesday, December 11 at 6:00 pm in the Athens High School Auditorium. Representatives from Hocking College, Ohio University and Rio Grande will be present to explain the admission process to their respective schools and AHS school counselors will identify how credits can be applied to ...
AMS 8th Grade DC Trip Information for the 18-19 School Year Washington DC
We are beginning to plan the annual spring Washington D.C. trip for the 8th Grade class. We will be using a student travel company that has been working with school groups for almost 30 years, Martin School Travel. They are committed to providing an affordable, fun, safe and educational trip for your students. You can register your child online at www.martinschooltravel.com, just click on the “Make a Payment” page and the rest is simple. Enter your student’s name, school ...
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Athens Middle School  |  51-55 W. State St.  |  Athens, OH 45701
Phone:740.593.7107  |  Fax:740.594.6506