District News

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Athens CSD Administration Office/Former Chauncey Elementary "Yard Sale" Dec. 4th, 9 am - 12 pm yard sale sign

The Athens City School District has excess furniture and equipment that will be available for public sale in a "yard sale" type format at the old Chauncey Elementary School Gymnasium on Saturday, December 4th from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.  

Food Drive for the ACSD Food Pantry - We Need Your Help! ACSD Food Pantry Food Drive Image.

We are holding a food drive for the ACSD Food Pantry.  Please consider donating if you are able.


Donation bins are located inside the main entrances of all ACS school buildings & at the Chauncey Administrative Office 


Preferred Pantry Items: 

  • Pasta 
  • Pasta Sauce 
  • Peanut butter 
  • Cereal 
  • Low sodium canned vegetables & soups Light syrup canned fruit 
AMS Drama Club Opportunity for 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Students AMS Drama Club Photo

The Athens Middle School Drama Club is made possible in partnership with Tantrum Theater and Arts West.


  • January 11th - March 24th (No sessions during Spring Break, March 7th-11th)
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3-4:30 pm

Show Dates:

  • March 25th, 26th and 27th
  • Location: Arts West, 132 W. State St.
College Credit Plus Parent/Guardian & Student Meeting December 8th, 6:00 pm, AHS Auditorium college credit plus logo

Attention students in grades 7-12 for the 22-23 School Year: Are you interested in earning college credit while still enrolled in high school? If so, Athens High School will be hosting a College Credit Plus meeting for parents/guardians and students on Wednesday, December 8th at 6:00 pm in the Athens High School Auditorium.

OhioHealth COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Now Vaccinating Ages 5-11 vaccination clinic graphic

Vaccines for children available at OhioHealth’s COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinic in Athens

COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 will be available beginning Friday, November 12 at OhioHealth’s existing walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic.

Vaccines for older children and adults are also available as are boosters.

Recording of COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Panel for Pfizer Ages 5-11 (Presented Nov. 8th) covid vaccine panel thumbnail

Click on the link below to view a recording of the panel discussion held on Monday, November 8th.  It is available on our district YouTube account anytime.  

Recording of COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Panel for Pfizer Ages 5-11 (Presented Nov. 8th)

Substitute Teachers and Substitute Classified Employees Still Needed! can you help graphic

The Athens City School District is making every effort to remain open for in person instruction as many days as is possible.  One challenge that has become more difficult for us over the past several years has been the decrease in the number of available substitute employees.  If you are not currently employed and may be interested in assisting, please consider the following:

Ohio's Vax-2-School Program Vax 2 School Logo

Ohio has started a new COVID vaccination incentive program for students.


In a nutshell, beginning Monday, October 4th, Ohioans (age 12 - 25), who have received at least one vaccination shot, can opt-in to a drawing for two million dollars in scholarships.  There are 150 $10,000 scholarships and 5 $100,000 grand prize scholarships.  The scholarships can be used at any Ohio college, university, technical / trade school or career program.  Vaccinated students can opt-in online or by phone.