Athens Renaissance School

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  • Character Counts

    The Athens Renaissance School's Character Counts Club is making a difference in our community. These students have each "adopted a grandparent" from the residence hall at the Limestone Manor Assisted Living Community. It is kindness in action, and we are very proud of this program. Click to learn more!

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  • Need WiFi? Check out WiFi on the Go!

    WiFi on the Go is a new program offered to parents of students and all employees in Athens City Schools. Partnering with T-Mobile, LeanStream is able to make portable hotspot devices available to employees and parents of students at a special cost and offers unlimited data and internet with no data throttling or deprioritization. Learn more now!

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  • Student Spotlight

    Meet Elle Power, a third grade blended student at ARS. For Elle, it's not homeschooling; it's schooling at home. While every student is unique, Elle's story is a terrific example of what blended learning can look like for elementary aged students. We are grateful to her family for sharing. Read her story here.

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  • A New Way to Support Our School!

    LeanStream is a new online fundraising platform that features a "Needs Gallery" where teachers, support organizations and schools can post classroom, program or other institutional needs. Then, our school community can donate to help meet these needs. It is quick, easy, straightforward and transparent. Learn more now!

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  • ARS BACK TO SCHOOL PLAN ARS Back to School Plan 2020-2021 ARS Family: Please click on the following link to view the ARS Back to School plan:

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  • Click Here For More Information

    Join ARS for a Facebook Live Event to answer Frequently Asked Questions May 7th 3:00 p.m.  The event will be recorded!

    See you then! 

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  • Hello, ARS Future Families!  We are now enrolling new students for the 2020-2021 school year. If you are interested, just click on the Apply Now located to the left of this announcement.  We look forward to you joining a wonderful school!  


    Now Enrolling

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  • Curriculum Nights for rising 7th - 12th graders.  Mrs. Haynes will be giving an overview of next year's course offerings and explain the registration process.  Both nights will be on the Elementary Campus 405 South Street East, Athens, AL 35611


    Monday, Feb. 24th 5:30 p.m. - Rising 7th - 9th graders, which is the current 6th - 8th graders


    Thursday, Feb. 27th 5:30 p.m. - Rising 10th - 12th graders, which is the current 9th - 11th graders


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  • Bridge Volunteer Sign-Up Opportunities

    ARS NEEDS YOU: 9th 12th grade Students


     BRIDGE is our before and after school program. We would like to offer you an opportunity to earn community service hours and other incentives by supervising students at either the K-5 Main Campus (405 South Street East, Athens, AL 35611) or ARS 6th - 8th Middle School Campus (605 South Clinton Street, Athens, AL 35611).


    Currently, our biggest need for Bridge Volunteers is Monday/Wednesday for the Kindergarten – 5th grade 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at our Elementary Campus 405 South Street East, Athens, AL 35611.  We will take any students interested in helping at anytime.


    Please contact Mr. Phillip Jarmon, ARS assistant Principal if you are interested in facilitating/volunteering for Bridge. 


    Email –

    Phone – 256-874-6204

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  • Athens Renaissance School invites every school in our system to participate in the “Athens Big Idea” contest.

    To learn more about this amazing project, please click on the link below:


    Click Here to Access Information about the Athens Big Idea Project

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  • Click Here to Sign Up To Receive Text Messages from ARS

     *Very Important* As you sign up, please check the box next to Athens City Schools and Athens Renaissance School.

     For questions, please contact Cheryl Carter at 256-771-7147 or

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  • Intrepid Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors Are you or someone you know attending The University of Alabama?

    Huntsville-based defense contractor, Intrepid LLC, is offering a scholarship opportunity for currently enrolled students from Madison, Morgan and Limestone Counties, Alabama. But you must act fast. Deadline for the application is December 1, 2019.

    Candidates for the Intrepid Aspire scholarship must be full-time students in good standing and attending The University of Alabama. They must: be residents of Madison, Morgan or Limestone county in Alabama; be of good moral character; be majoring in a STEM or business related major; and have demonstrated academic and leadership ability as well as financial need.

    Awardees will be selected based upon the following criteria:

    • Financial need (and considering other scholarships and aid received)
    • Demonstrated commitment to academics and community service
    • Leadership ability
    • Input from university recruiter(s) and/or university representative(s) 

    All applications must be submitted by December 1st, 2019. Intrepid, LLC (“Intrepid”) will review all applications and announce recipient(s) at the annual Huntsville Rocket City Classic event on December 21st. The scholarships are intended to be awarded prior to the start of Spring semester following the Rocket City Classic event. Scholarship amount may vary each year, and each scholarship is non-renewable. Scholarship funding will be directly credited to the awardee’s school account.

    See the application here for complete details. You may also contact Gabrielle Patton, of Intrepid LLC, for additional information on the scholarship. 


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  • ARS Newsletters

    All ARS Newsletters have been added to the "resources" tab on the ARS Website. 

    Click Here To Access All the 2019-2020 ARS Newsletters

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  • Online Lunch Payments

    Parents can deposit funds directly into student accounts using MySchoolBucks online or through their app. Click here for MySchoolBucks online lunch payments. 

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  • 2019-2020 ARS Schedule 

    2019-2020 ARS Schedule  



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  • ARS Course Descriptions for Grades 8-12

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