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Sunday, November 3, 2019
Monday, November 4, 2019
AMS Book Fair 11/4/19
The Plains Fall Book Fair 11/4/19
AMS Parent-Teacher Conferences 11/4/19
@ 3:30 PM — 7:00 PM
SOS (Signs of Suicide) Meeting
@ 6:00 PM — 7:00 PM
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The SOS program is coming to Athens Middle School this month. It is a suicide prevention program through Nationwide Children's Hospital. The goal of the Signs of Suicide (SOS) Prevention Program is to reduce youth suicides by teaching students and staff to recognize the signs and symptoms of suicide and depression in themselves and others and to follow the ACT (Acknowledge, Care, Tell) message. 

 

The SOS program encourages conversation around mental health issues, including depression and suicide among school staff, families, and students. There are two key strategies to the program; an educational curriculum for students and adults, and a brief screening for depression and suicidal behavior, followed by a risk assessment for those students who need immediate help. Program components include training, peer-to-peer discussion, screenings, consultation, and caregiver/community education. This program is offered at no cost to the district. 

 

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting "START" to 741-741. 

 

A Signs of Suicide (SOS) training session that is open to the public will be held on Monday, November 4 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm in the Athens Middle School Auditorium.

 

Visit the Suicide Prevention Resource Center website to learn more about this program.

 

ACT - Acknowledge, Care, Tell

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
No School: Teacher Inservice 11/5/19
The Plains Fall Book Fair 11/5/19
East-West Parent Teacher Conferences (K-6) 11/5/19
@ 4:15 PM — 7:45 PM
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
AMS Book Fair 11/6/19
East-west 6th Grade to Camp Oty'Okwa 11/6/19
The Plains PTO Meeting 11/6/19
@ 5:30 PM — 6:30 PM
Thursday, November 7, 2019
AMS Book Fair 11/7/19
East-west 6th Grade to Camp Oty'Okwa 11/7/19
The Plains Parent/Teacher Conferences 11/7/19
@ 4:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Morrison-Gordon Parent-Teacher Conferences 11/7/19
@ 4:30 PM — 8:00 PM
Friday, November 8, 2019
AMS Book Fair 11/8/19
East-west 6th Grade to Camp Oty'Okwa 11/8/19
The Plains Fall Book Fair 11/8/19
AHS Veteran's Day Assembly
@ 10:00 AM
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The AHS Student Council is contacting and recruiting local veterans to attend a public Veteran's Day Assembly on Friday November 8, 2019 at Athens High School.  Please complete the form below to submit your RSVP.  Student Council will serve refreshments to our veterans from 9:30-10 am during an informal reception with the assembly at 10:00 am.  All students at Athens High will be in attendance in the gymnasium.  The Marching Band and Symphonic Choir will perform.  Student Council will lead the program.   

 

Please respond to the AHS Veteran's Day Assembly RSVP Form online or call (740) 797-4521, ext. 1.

AMS PTO Meeting 11/8/19
@ 12:00 PM
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Athens City School District  |  PO Box 9 (21 Birge Dr.)  |  Chauncey, OH 45719
Phone:740-797-4544  |  Fax:740-797-2486