Mayor Ronnie Marks

I believe the Athens City School System embraces the responsibility of providing our city with its future leaders. It is within our Athens City Schools that students learn the skills needed to continue their education, enter the workforce, and become productive citizens.




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Providing Extra Resources to Teachers and Students...
The grant program was established by the Athens City Schools Foundation in 1995 to support creative teaching and to provide additional resources for explaining concepts and principals. The grants are part of ongoing efforts by the Foundation to promote education excellence. The grants were awarded at the Athens City School Teachers’ year-end meeting.

Goals of the Foundation...
  1. Supporting the professional growth of faculty and staff
  2. Providing venture capital for creative programs
  3. Fostering intellectual & cultural enrichment for all students, including out-of-school experiences.
  4. Rewarding student academic achievement
  5. Supplementing public funds for the acquisition of books, materials, & equipment
  6. Promoting the education of the community about the schools and their needs
  7. Developing enrichment programs to address the needs of both the community & the schools, that exceed the national goals of excellence
  8. Promoting greater parent participation in school activities
  9. Providing a means for individuals & organizations to share resources & gifts with the school
  10. Preserving the rich tradition & heritage of the Athens City Schools

Contribute to the Athens City Schools Foundation by participating in the Power for Students program (click for details) 



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