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Athens City Schools is preparing future generations of Toyota – Mazda employees

Athens City Schools (ACS) is pleased about today’s announcement of the Toyota - Mazda Plant locating in Limestone County and is prepared to handle predicted increased student enrollment in the city schools.   Due to the school system’s location in North Alabama, school administrators have been planning for growth for the past several years, as … Continue reading Athens City Schools is preparing future generations of Toyota – Mazda employees

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In the Know: New Ways to Connect with ACS

The backpacks are clean, the lunchboxes are shiny and the new shoes barely have scuffs on the soles. It is the beginning of another year in Athens City Schools, and we are pleased to welcome back our amazing students and families for what we believe is going to be the best year ever. As we … Continue reading In the Know: New Ways to Connect with ACS

Student Athlete Shines: Tarokh Honored as Athlete of the Year

Athens Intermediate School fifth-grader Emma Tarokh fell in the love with the game of soccer at age four. Today, she is the 2017 Alabama State Games (ASG) Female Athlete of the Year. Tarokh was selected by the Alabama Sports Festival (ASF) Foundation, the parent organization of the ASG. This award is granted based on evidence … Continue reading Student Athlete Shines: Tarokh Honored as Athlete of the Year

SPARK and Brookhill Principals Announced

At the May 16 meeting of the Athens City Board of Education, Dr. Beth McKinney was transferred from her current position as Technology Coordinator to serve as the Principal of SPARK Academy at Cowart Elementary.  Dr. McKinney taught math and psychology for eleven years at Athens High School before becoming the district’s instructional technology supervisor … Continue reading SPARK and Brookhill Principals Announced

Bows, strings and musical things: Third grade violin program and Huntsville Symphony

   “When love is deep, much can be accomplished.” – Dr. Shinichi Suzuki, Japanese violinist, educator and philosopher. The Athens City Schools Foundation Third Grade Violin Program was established in 1997 in partnership with the Symphony School of the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra. The Symphony School provides quality musical instruction in orchestral strings. They strive to … Continue reading Bows, strings and musical things: Third grade violin program and Huntsville Symphony

Building blocks: Spring 2017 update on the new AHS

Martin & Cobey Construction reports that phase two of the Athens High School Project has entered the midst of the first-floor construction schedule.  Above grade Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU) installation is underway.  Above grade CMU is one of the most important components of the construction schedule.  Above grade CMU is nearing completion in the band … Continue reading Building blocks: Spring 2017 update on the new AHS