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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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  • Open House & Parent Night at AIS May 10 

    Open House at AIS

    Rising 4th & 5th grade families - this message is for you! Please join AIS Principal Mitzi Dennis and her team for AIS Open House & Parent Night on May 10 at 6:00 p.m. at AIS. This meeting will provide an opportunity to learn all about what the AIS experience will look and feel like for next year's 4th and 5th grade students. Don't miss this night of information and preparation for next year's transition to AIS!  Learn more now. Questions? Contact mitzi.dennis@acs-k12.org or 256.230.2880.

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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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  • Academy Planning Meeting

    There will be an Academy Planning meeting on April 23rd at 5:00 o'clock at JNES. We will discuss future plans and progress in our committees.

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  • Weather Make-up Days

    All ACS students will attend school on the 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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