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  • Secondary Teacher of the Year

    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.

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  • Student Athletes

    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.

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  • Students in Service

    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.

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Happening Now

Upcoming Events



    GOLDEN EAGLE BULLETIN 5.21.2018:   Click here for the Golden Eagle Bulletin. It is updated daily and has annoucements of interest to students and parents.

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  •  Final Exam Schedule for May 2018 for ALL AHS students click here.

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    Senior Breakfast:  Thursday, May 17.  This event starts at 7:30 a.m. in the AHS cafeteria.  (Seniors only.)

         Dress is nice attire.  Must meet school dress code.

         Boys:  dark slacks,  white shirt, tie, dark socks, dress shoes. 

         Girls:  simple dark dress shorter than graduation gown, dark shoes, minimal jewelry.

    Senior Awards Day:  Thursday, May 17, at 9:30 a.m. in the New Gym.

        Seniors wear cap and gown.

    Baccalaureate:  Sunday, May 20, at 6:00 p.m. at AMS Auditorium.

         Seniors wear cap and gown.

    Mandatory Graduation Practice for Seniors:  Thursday, May 24, at 10:00 a.m. at the Golden Eagle Stadium

    Graduation:  Thursday, May 24, at 7:00 p.m. at the Golden Eagle Stadium.

         Seniors wear cap and gown.  (Seniors arrive at 6:00 p.m.)



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    Seniors:  Wednesday, May 16, during 1st, 4th, and 5th blocks.  MacBooks must be clean, charged, and logged in when turned in on May 16.  Teachers will send students by last name to the Library.  Seniors  must turn in computer, bag, strap, and charger or be ready to pay for a replacement.  All MacBook fees, including damage fees, must be paid before graduation.  Please see Mrs. Tedford with questions.

     Grades 9 - 11:  Monday, May 21, during 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th blocks.  MacBooks must be clean, charged, and logged in when turned in on May 21.  Teachers will send students by last name to the Library and will only need to turn in computer.  We will not be checking bags or chargers for 9th - 11th grades.  Please see Mrs. Tedford with questions

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    Click here for the MacBook Summer Application to request to keep your MacBook to use while taking courses for credit advancement.  Applications are due by Friday, May 4.

    Student must return the MacBook to the Central Office by Friday, July 20, for re-imaging.  The MacBook may be picked up during distribution dates in August.

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  • Senior Newsletter & Opportunity Bulletin:  Seniors, please check your school email for your first Senior Newsletter or click here to download.

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  • Summer School: Click here for important information regarding Athens City Schools Summer School 2018. 

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  • Student Re-Enrollment is Now Open! April 16-May 4 Returning student re-enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year is April 16-May 4. All current Athens City Schools students in grades K-11 must re-enroll for classes next year. Re-Enrollment must be completed for your child to return to school in the fall of 2018.  Re-enroll now. 

    For more information, please visit ACS Student Enrollment.


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  • TRANSCRIPT REQUEST:  Click here to download an AHS official transcript request form.

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  • Understanding AHS Registration for 2018-2019

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  • 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!

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  • 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!

    Get the App

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  • The 2017-2018 Yearbook may be purchased online for $75 at The deadline to order is Thursday, May 31.  The yearbooks will be delivered to AHS in the fall after school starts.  Students will be notified of distribution dates on this website and in the Eagle Bulletin.

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  • ranked Athens High School in the top thirty high schools in Alabama doing the best job preparing students for college!  AHS ranked #14!

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  • A Backpack Awareness video about heavy backpack safety information for students and parents may be viewed at:

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