5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Elementary Academy Showcase
Athens cheer teams compete for national titles The Athens Cheer Program is sending two teams of 58 student-athletes to the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando, Florida during February to compete for national titles. Good luck to our AMS and AHS cheer teams! We are #athensproud of you! Click here to learn more about Athens cheer at nationals.
School Board Member Recognition Month ACS joins all the public school systems across the state to celebrate School Board Member Recognition Month in January and honor local board members for their commitment to Athens and its children. We are grateful to our Board of Education for thei dedication, leadership and service. Click here to learn more about School Board Member Recognition Month in ACS.
Kindergarten Registration for 2020-2021 School Year
Community Safe Room at Athens High School The community safe room/storm shelter at Athens High School is open to the public when school is not in session in the event of a tornado watch. Learn more about the AHS Safe Room including rules and location.
Pre-K Registration for 2020-2021 Registration for Pre-K for the 2020-2021 school year will begin in late January 2020. ACS offers two Pre-K programs. One is the Alabama First Class Pre-K Program and the second is the Eagles Nest Pre-K. First Class Pre-K registration is January 15-March 24, 2020. Eagles Nest registration is January 31-March 13, 2020. Click here to learn all you need to know about Pre-K in Athens now.
State of Education Superintendent Dr. Trey Holladay recently shared an update on Athens City Schools at the annual Chamber of Commerce State of Education address. His update included a snapshot of district data, projects, awards and a look into what's next for ACS. Check out the presentation now.
SPARK Academy at Cowart selected as CLAS Banner School was named as the 2018 CLAS Banner School for State School Board District 8 by the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS). This award recognizes schools that serve as outstanding educational models for other schools in Alabama. Read the full story now!
iAcademy at Athens Elementary Named Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
iAcademy at Athens Elementary was recently honored as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence! This is a very prestigious award, and we are understandably proud of the dedicated leadership and teachers who make AES an amazing place for students to learn, grow and achieve. Learn more about this recognition here.
Legacy Brick Project for the new AHS - Bricks Still Available!
Buy a brick that will be placed on the campus of the new AHS currently under construction. Purchase your brick through the Athens City Schools Foundation at www.acsf.acs-k12.org/bricks or call 256.233.6600 to learn more. Brick sales are still open!