Julian Newman Elementary

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  • Legacy Brick Project

    The Athens City Schools Foundation invites you to become a permanent part of the new Athens High School by purchasing a commemorative brick to recognize students, teachers, family and friends in the Athens community. Bricks are on sale through early Spring. Read more here.

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  • Health & Medical Academy at JNES Opening Fall 2018

    Beginning fall 2018, Julian Newman will become a health & medical academy as part of the Athens Academies. The academy will provide a place where students explore health and wellness within a supportive and challenging environment. Learn more about the academies by clicking here.

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  • Annual Report

    The Athens City Schools Annual Report to our community for the 2016-2017 school year is now available. Read here to get a great overview of the highlights from last year and to get a glimpse of what is in store for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Happening Now


  • Weather Make-up Days

    All ACS students will attend school on teh following board approved weather make-up days:

    • February 19
    • March 30
    • April 20
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  • Community & Parent Information Meeting Recap

    Did you miss the Community & Parent Information Meeting? No Worries! Click here to view the presentation, read highlights from each school and find a link to the community feedback survey.

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  • School 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.

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  • Winter Weather Makeup Days

    School will be in session on February 19, March 30 and April 20. These are winter weather makeup days. Parents should speak with the school principal to discuss any scheduling conflicts prior to the date of conflict. 

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  • 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."

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