• About the Counselor

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    Ms. Lorri Haynes has been our school counselor since the school was established 4 years ago. Ms. Haynes has a BS in Education from the University of Alabama and a MA in School Counseling from the University of North Alabama. She is an Athens native and a 1990 graduate of Athens High School.
    Ms. Haynes has two children. Both her son Locklin and daughter Sara Kathryn are Athens City Schools students. She is very proud to live and work in such a quaint yet progressive small town.





    Sample Student Resume' (Click Here)


    Career Coach - Anna Castleberry

    ARS is very lucky to have a wonderful career coach that can meet with students and their parents for an individual conference to discuss college and career opportunities. You simply have to email her and get on her calendar. She will be at ARS on Tuesdays. Miss Whitfield's email address is Anna.Whitfield@acs-k12.org. In addition to these individual sessions, Miss Whitfield will also offer a number of group guidance sessions. These sessions will be held at The Exchange Building. Please see below: 


    9/3: The Importance of Soft Skills when interviewing 

     9/10: Applying to 2 or 4 year colleges. What they are looking for

    9/17: Financial Planning for the College Bound Student

    9/24: All about Career and Technical Schools


    2/11 & 2/12- 8th grade 4 yr plans

    2/18 - Limestone County Career Technical Center Tours

    2/25 - Spotlight on Technical Schools and College Planning


    3/3 - Resume' Writing Day

    3/10 - How to complete a Job application

    3/17  & 3/24  - Individual Plannings (Email Mrs. Castleberry for an appointment) and 4 yr plan Makeup Day



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