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ACSD Elementary School Building Project Public Input Sessions Public Input Session Post-it
Jeremy Biddinger and Colin Widdoes from RVC architects will be hosting several meetings in the coming weeks at locations throughout the District to provide opportunities for faculty, staff, parents, and community members to provide input ​​into the planning for our new PK-3 and Grades 4-6 school buildings. The schedule for those meetings is as follows:
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!
Parent Information Night for Early Entrance Early Admission Kindergarten Logo
A Parent Information Night for Early Entrance for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on March 7, 2019 from 6:30 - 7:30 at Morrison-Gordon Elementary (793 W. Union St., Athens, OH). Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend! Get important information about the application process Learn about kindergarten expectations Talk with principals and kindergarten teachers Evaluate questions to determine school readiness Receive resources to help your family make the best decision for ...
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 ...
3rd Annual Bobcat Bulldog Indoor Field Day 2/23/19, 12-2 pm, Walter Field House All Sports Clip Art
The 3rd Annual Bobcat Bulldog Indoor Field Day will take place on Saturday February 23, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the Walter Field House on the Ohio University campus. Beat the winter blahs and join Ohio University student athletes and students for an indoor, interactive, HEALTHY AND FUN time! This FREE event will be a chance for ALL Athens City School District Families to exercise, play, and learn together, as well as enjoy healthy snacks from some of your favorite local ...
ACSD ES/MS Planning Committee Meetings Start This Week ACSD Planning Committees
Several weeks ago I put out a call for volunteers to assist with Planning Committees for the programming and design of our new elementary and intermediate schools, as well as for the renovations at Athens Middle School. I had a great response. In fact, despite adding more parents to the PK-3 and 4-6 committees than originally planned, I still had 14 additional parents who I've asked to help on an as-needed basis throughout the process this year. In all, nearly one hundred different people ...
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 ...
Changes to ACSD Administrative Positions Administrative Position Changes on Post-it Note
After the Board's decision on Thursday evening to move forward with the timeline for the elementary and middle school portions of our building project, I posted two administrative positions to accommodate the change in student assignments for the coming year(s): East/West Elementary School Principal and The Plains Elementary School Assistant Principal. Any current building administrator was able to apply for these open positions. There was one applicant for each position, therefore ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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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