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.
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.
Senior WorkKeys: Wednesday, February 21
WorkKeys will be administered to all 12th grade students on Wednesday, February 21.
Students should report to their testing locations.
What to bring to the testing room: #2 pencils, photo ID, an ACT approved calculator. Students will be allowed to bring bottled water for the break.
What not to bring to the testing room: Neither cell phones nor purses are allowed in the testing room.
Progress Reports will go home Wednesday, February 21.
Weather Makeup Days
Athens City Schools will attend school on the following Board approved weather makeup days:
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!
UA Early College Parent and Student Interest Meeting will be held Tuesday, February 20, at 6:00 p.m. in the AHS Library Media Center.
Congratulations to AHS Junior Chase Irland! Chase was chosen by Senator Richard Shelby for the U.S. Senate Program at the Congressional Complex in Washington, DC. He will be attending Senate Senate Page High School.
Congratulations to Mr. Justin Smith! He was selected as the 2017-2018 District Secondary Teacher of the Year! This is a great accomplishment. AHS is proud of you, Mr. Smith!
Welcome to our new website! Although the site is still under construction, you will see it expand rapidly over the next few weeks to include helpful information for parents and students.
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 and weather emergencies. Download the free app today at the App Store or Google Play. Search "Athens City School System."