AHS science teacher Mr. Justin Smith was selected as the district secondary Teacher of the Year at the 2nd Annual Teacher of the Year Gratitude Banquet hosted by the Athens City Schools Foundation. Congratulations Mr. Smith! Read more about Mr. Smith here.
Athens has a proud athletic tradition that dates back almost a century. Because of this rich heritage, becoming a Golden Eagle athlete is a goal of many students. Organized athletics offer students a structured group in which to be involved and learn many important life lessons about teamwork, sportsmanship and perseverance. Learn more about our student athletes here.
Service is a big part of student life in Athens and very important in helping students develop a sense of connection to the school and community. Students at all grade levels give back to the community in a variety of ways. To read more about our students in service, click here.
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM AHS MacBook PickUp 9-12 Last Names A-Z
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM AHS MacBook PickUp 9-12 Last Names A-Z
7:00 PM - 7:00 PM Football Jamboree vs. Sparkman @ Home
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Grades 10-12 Meet & Greet
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Freshman Fall Meet & Greet
Closed for Moving: AHS Offices will be closed for moving Thursday and Friday, August 16 & 17.
AHS Offices will be opened next week at the temporary location: 601 South Clinton Street.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday: August 20 - 24.
AHS Campus Relocation Announcement
The much anticipated opening of the new AHS campus has been delayed. The new campus will open to students on November 19, 2018. Students in grades 9-12 will begin the school year August 30 at the former Athens Middle School campus on Clinton Street. School will be in full session. Minor modifications have been made to the building to create adequate classroom space, allowing the school to run a full schedule. Crews have been cleaning the building and making preparations for the new school year. We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions regarding this time of transition to help address parents concerns regarding the temporary space. If after reviewing the FAQs you still have questions, please contact us at 256-233-6613 or email AHS Principal Dr. Travis Schrimsher. Thank you for your patience. Trust us when we say it will be worth the wait!
AHS MacBook Pickup Dates:
Freshman Meet and Greet Event
Meet & Greet Event for 10th - 12th Grades
School Starts: Thursday, August 30.
AHS will be full days for all students for 2018-2019. No split days. Classes will be held at the temporary AHS campus located at the former middle school building on Clinton Street. The new AHS campus is scheduled to open to students on November 19.
To view or to download our school calendar in color, click on the Calendar button above the News and Headlines section and scroll down the page.
AHS MacBook Distribution: August 21 & 22, 4-7 p.m. at former AMS at 605 Clinton Street.
School Supplies: Teachers request that students bring pencil/pen, paper, and MacBook for the first day of school. On the first day, each teacher will let students know which supplies will be needed for class.
Parking Permits for 2018 Parking Permit Forms for 2018-2019 are now available. Click here for the form. Completed forms must be accompanied by all required supporting documents (paper copies), signatures, payment, or proof of payment. If you paid online, you will need to print and bring a copy of the online receipt. Please turn in completed forms (with documents and payment) at the Meet and Greet at the Clinton Street Campus on Monday, August 27. Questions? Call 256.233.6613 or email Charlotte Austin.
Limestone County Career & Technical Center Starts August 30 All AHS students attending LCCTC will begin classes on August 30. An optional early start date of August 8 was available for interested students. However, the deadline for early start has passed. Regular LCCTC transportation begins August 30.
Get the ACS App to receive messages and alerts! 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, closings and weather emergencies. Download the free app today at the App Store or Google Play. Search "Athens City School System." Use our connection tips to make sure your phone and app settings are correct so you never miss a message!
AP Incentive Refunds for qualifying scores will be available for pick up beginning Monday, July 30, and ending Friday, August 10, Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You must come in person to the Central Office and sign to receive these. No mail outs.
CTE Early Start:
Advanced Manufacturing: A dual enrollment short certificate program through Athens High School & Limestone County Career & Technical Center.
AHS Offices are temporarily located at the ACS Central Office at 455 U.S. Highway 31, North. The telephone number has not changed:
256-233-6613. Offices are open Monday - Thursday.
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT: Athens High School was featured in U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT in the 2018 America's Best High Schools category.
Congratulations to our Class of 2018 graduates!
Diplomas are available for pickup at the ACS Central Office in the AHS Office 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday.
Student Enrollment for Fall Classes
All current Athens City Schools students in grades K-11 must re-enroll for the 2018-2019 school year. Re-Enrollment must be completed for your child to return to school August 30. Re-enroll now.
Join Remind for Freshman Center updates
Rising ninth grade students and their parents are encouraged to sign up for Remind for the Freshman Center for the 2018-2019 school year. Receive texts, push notifications and updates on your smartphone starting today! Click here to sign up for Freshman Center Remind now!
State 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 the superintendent's response to the report cards.
Niche.com ranked Athens High School in the top thirty high schools in Alabama doing the best job preparing students for college! AHS ranked #14!