HEART Academy at Julian Newman

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  • #athensproud

    Do you love Athens City Schools? Do you get excited about all things black and gold? Do you think it's great to be a Golden Eagle? We do, too! That's why this year we are using the #athensproud to denote special moments and everyday happenings that make us all #athensproud. We invite you to share our proud story with us! Use #athensproud in all yours social media posts!

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  • Need WiFi? Check out WiFi on the Go!

    WiFi on the Go is a new program through LeanStream. The program makes a portable hotspot available to employees and parents of students in Athens City Schools at a special cost. Click here to learn more!

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  • A New Way to Support Our School!

    There is a new way to support HEART Academy at Julian Newman this year. LeanStream is an online fundraising platform that has multiple features designed for teachers, support organizations and parents. Everything happens online, and it's quick and easy. Learn more now!

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  • KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION for the 2023-2024 school year is NOW OPEN! Registration runs March 20-April 28. Information and details regarding eligibility, required documentation, registration process, and more can all be found online at acs-k12.org/kindergarten.   Computers, assistance, and assistance in Spanish available at the ACS Central Office Monday - Friday, from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. For more information, visit acs-k12.org/kindergarten

    YA ESTÁ abierta la inscripción para kindergarten para el año escolar 2023-2024. La inscripción es del 20 de marzo al 28 de abril. La información y los detalles sobre la elegibilidad, la documentación requerida, el proceso de registro y más se pueden encontrar en línea en acs-k12.org/kindergarten. Las computadoras, la asistencia y la asistencia en español están disponibles en la oficina central de ACS. De lunes a viernes de 8:30 am a 3:30 pm. Para más información visite acs-k12.org/kindergarten.
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    2022-2023 HEART Academy Car Line Procedures  


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  • FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH APPLICATIONS The federal waiver that enabled schools to provide meals at no cost to students ended on June 30, 2022. School lunches will no longer be free for all Athens City Schools students. If you feel your family may qualify for free and/or reduced meals, please take a moment to complete the 2022-2023 Free and Reduced Lunch Application. Families must re-apply each school year to potentially receive this benefit. Only one application is necessary per family. Click here to apply and see if you qualify! Click here to learn more. 

    2022-2023 ACS Student Daily Lunch Pricing: 
    •$2.75 - PAID (Family does not qualify for free or reduced lunch)
    •$0.40 - REDUCED (apply & see if you qualify) 
    •$0.00 - FREE (apply & see if you qualify) 

    Remember, beginning August 10, 2022, families who do not qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch should plan to pay the $2.75 daily lunch rate. If you have any questions or need help with your Free and Reduced Lunch Application, contact Tandy Blackwell, Director of Child Nutrition, at Tandy.Blackwell@acs-k12.org or (256) 233-6600. Don't miss out! Be ready for the first day of school - apply and see if you qualify today!

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  • School Supply Lists Click Here for the 2022-2023 school supply lists for each grade level.

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  • get the app STAY CONNECTED! Want the latest school news? Stay connected! Get the app today. Athens City Schools offers a mobile app that can keep parents 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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