Athens City Schools

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  • Pomp and Circumstance

    Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Athens City Schools celebrated 237 graduates from AHS, 34 of whom were honor grads. All AHS honor graduates share the rank of #1. Athens Renaissance celebrated their second commencement service at the Limestone County Event Center in May. And so the adventure begins! Good luck graduates!

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  • School Safety Message

    We in Athens City Schools are saddened by recent events in FL. Our thoughts & prayers are w/ those affected by this tragic event. Our teachers and staff work diligently each day to protect our students & our superintendent is committed to keeping our schools safe. Please take a moment to read this important message from Dr. Holladay.

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  • Annual Report 2017

    The Athens City Schools Annual Report to our community for the 2016-2017 school year is now available. Read here to get a great overview of the highlights from last year and to get a glimpse of the year ahead.

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  • Elementary Teacher of the Year

    AIS fifth grade teacher Mrs. Tiffany Wilbourn was selected as the 2017 Elementary Teacher of the Year at the 2nd Annual Teacher of the Year Gratitude Banquet hosted by the Athens City Schools Foundation. Congratulations Mrs. Wilbourn! Learn more about Mrs. Wilbourn here.

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  • Sign Up for Notifications Want to receive updates on important information and happenings in Athens City Schools? Sign up now to have messages delivered directly to your smartphone. Anyone can sign up. You can select only the schools you want to get news from. Be sure to select SCHOOL DISTRICT & "Athens City Schools" for district-wide updates, weather alerts, emergencies and reminders!

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  • Summer School 2018 information is now availble. Click here for complete information. Registration will be held at Athens Renaissance School. Please note the following important dates:

    • May 30 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. registration
    • May 31 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. registration
    • June 4 - classes begin at 8:00 a.m.
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  • Legacy Brick Project for the new AHS - Bricks Still Available!

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    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 or call 256.233.6600 to learn more. Brick sales are still open!

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  • Community & Parent Information Meeting Recap

    Did you miss the Community & Parent Information Meeting? No worries! Click here to view the presentation, read highlights from each school and find a link to the community feedback survey.

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  • State Report Cards

    Report Cards

    On February 1, 2018 The Alabama State Department of Education released interactive statewide report cards for each district and individual schools. Click here to learn more about the report cards, see our scores and read Dr. Holladay's response to the report cards.

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  • Weather Make-up Days

    All ACS students will attend school on the following board approved weather makeup days:

    • February 19  
    • March 30       
    • April 20          
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  • Get the Free App Now!

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    Never miss a weather alert, school closing or important update. Download the ACS mobile app to stay connected at all times. Use the app to can check calendars, lunch menus, and receive "push" notifications about school events and weather emergencies. Download the free app today at the App Store for iPhones or Google Play for Android devices. Search "Athens City School System."

    Be sure to allow alerts, pushes and banners in your phone settings under "notifications" to properly receive notifications. In the app settings, please select the schools from which you wish to receive updates. Contact our office with any questions. 256.233.6600.

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  • 2018-2019 School Calendar

    The Athens City Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 school calendar.  Please click here to see the calendar.

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    Welcome to our new website! Although the site is still under construction, you will see it expand rapidly over the next few weeks to include helpful information for parents and students. In addition to new websites at all of our schools, we now have a mobile app that can keep you connected at all times. Using this app, you can check calendars, lunch menus, and receive "push" notifications about school events and weather emergencies. Download the free app today at the App Store or Google Play. Search "Athens City School System."
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