Announcements

  • Kindergarten Registration Kindergarten Registration March 23-April 30 Kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year is NOW OPEN! The deadline for the kindergarten academy lottery for out-of-zone placement is April 30. Computers, assistance, and assistance in Spanish are available at the ACS Central Office Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm. Click here now: www.acs-k12.org/kindergarten

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  • Storm Shelter at AHS Storm Shelter at AHS The AHS Storm Shelter will be open to the public when students are not in school and when a tornado watch is issued for Limestone County. Please see all the shelter rules at www.acs-k12.org/shelter

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  • COVID Resources Coping with COVID: Mental Wellness Resources We understand parents and students may be feeling stressed or anxious about the COVID-19 pandemic. Alabama Apart Together has compiled a list of tips for managing stress during the pandemic. Click here to learn more now.

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  • calendar School Year Academic Calendars Find the Board of Education's annual School Calendars for the district. Click here to see the calendars now.

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  • Lunch Image Community Meal Service for 2020-2021 - FREE Meals for the Whole School Year We are pleased to offer FREE Community Meal Service for anyone 18 years old and younger for the entire school year. We encourage everyone to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity! Click here for full details.

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  • Beth Patton Beth Patton Named Superintendent of Schools Beth Patton was named Superintendent of Schools at the December 8, 2020 Board of Education meeting. An Athens native and graduate of Athens High School, Beth Patton has been part of the Athens City Schools team as an educator since 1991. She was a first, fourth and Title I teacher for many years before furthering her service as an administrator at the Board of Education central office. Click here to learn more.

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  • Wear a Mask Update on COVID-19 to ACS Families Our school community is trying very hard to keep school open and to support our extracurricular activities because we know how important these components are for mental and physical wellness. We do consistently see a spike in positive cases following parties and holidays, so we encourage everyone to wear masks and practice social distancing as much as possible during the holiday season. Click here for an important message.

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  • Mikayla Reese  ACS welcomes new Mental Health Services Coordinator Athens City Schools (ACS) is pleased to announce an important new addition to the school system. Mikayla Reese is the first-ever Mental Health Services Coordinator (MHSC) for ACS. Reese is a licensed master social worker. In this new role, Reese will serve students and their families across the district by coordinating available services and resources to support mental health and wellness. Click here to learn more.

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  • REPORT CARD Report Card and Progress Report Schedule We encourage every parent to be aware of the ACS Progress Report and Report Card Distribution Schedule for the school year. Keep up with your students progress and stay in the loop! Click here to find the 2020-2021 Progress Report and Report Card Distribution Schedule.

     

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  • SUPPLIES ACS School Supply Lists by School Find your school supply list for any school at acs-k12.org/schoolsupplies

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  • ROADMAP TO REOPEN Roadmap to Reopening: ACS Back to School Plan 2020-2021 We are so excited to begin the 2020-2021 school year! We know many challenges lie ahead, and we look forward to working through those with you and providing a safe and instructionally sound plan for reopening Athens City Schools. This roadmap serves as a guide and will require updates and revisions throughout the school year. 

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  • FAQ PARENTS Back to School FAQ for Parents

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  • FAQ Back to School FAQ for Employees 

     

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  • Sign Up for Notifications Want to receive updates on important information and happenings in Athens City Schools? Sign up now to have messages delivered directly to your smartphone. Anyone can sign up. You can select only the schools you want to get news from. Be sure to select SCHOOL DISTRICT & "Athens City Schools" for district-wide updates, weather alerts, emergencies and reminders!

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  • Legacy Brick Project for the new AHS - Bricks Still Available!

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    Buy a brick that will be placed on the campus of the new AHS currently under construction. Purchase your brick through the Athens City Schools Foundation at www.acsf.acs-k12.org/bricks or call 256.233.6600 to learn more. Brick sales are still open!

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  • Get the Free App Now!

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    Never miss a weather alert, school closing or important update. Download the ACS mobile app to stay connected at all times. Use the app to can check calendars, lunch menus, and receive "push" notifications about school events and weather  emergencies. Download the free app today at the App Store for iPhones or Google Play for Android devices. Search "Athens City School System."

    Be sure to allow alerts, pushes and banners in your phone settings under "notifications" to properly receive notifications.  In the app settings, please select the schools from which you wish to receive updates. Contact our office with any  questions. 256.233.6600.

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