The ACAD Daily Monday 9.10.18

Happy Birthday

Wally Terrell (Sept. 8!)

Brent Chandler

Daniel Huang


Core Values


David Gordon and Lawrence Jang demonstrated TEAMWORK and KINDNESS for helping peers in their math class

Dr K’s advisory showed TEAMWORK and KINDNESS in working at Shelter Diner last Friday!


Thank You to ALL who are making Shelter Dinners the best ever! The kids are having a blast with you all.


 Color Schedule 2018-2019

US Code of Conduct

Today is a Modified Day 3

Pizza’s will be delivered to each class meeting location, the Tillman Center will not be open. Please make sure you bring something to drink! Lunch will start at 12:35pm in class meeting locations!

Today (Monday) is our first RELAXED DRESS day of the year!! Guidelines are below. We are concentrating on the Spirit of the Dress Code and RESPECT so please make sure you are not wearing political shirts. We want our campus and community to be a safe environment welcoming to all. Thank you for being respectful of our families and community. 

Relaxed Dress Days

  • When announced, T-shirts are permitted (logos must be appropriate for our school environment) and must be free from rips, holes, and tears.
  • Athletic wear, which includes shorts, sweatpants, non-transparent leggings, and yoga pants, are permitted.

ATTENTION 10th, 11th, and 12th Grade Students! Georgia Civic Awareness Program Application deadline has been extended and are Due This Wednesday!!!! Use the link below for more information and to fill out the application. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Olson at

GCAPS Application 2018

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Please read this letter from Turner Trapnell, Student Body Vice President, to learn about fundraising. You may purchase items online or donate! Deadline: Last day of September!

Fundraising Letter 2018

FYI: Schedule for September 10 (Interim Week/Monday):

Period 3: 8:10-8:50

Period 5: 8:55-9:35

Period 6: 9:40-10:20

Period 1: 10:25-11:05

Period 2: 11:10-11:50

Period 7: 11:55-12-35

Class meetings: 12:40-1:15 (pizza delivered to class locations)

Movie showing in PH (Angst): 1:20-2:25

Advisory: 2:30-3:20

Our Homecoming Theme this year is SUPER HERO MOVIES!

Homecoming Week is Monday, Oct. 8 – Saturday, Oct. 13

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Monday, Oct. 8 and Tuesday, Oct. 9 – No school for you!

Wednesday, Oct. 10

8:10-12:00 PSAT 10th/11th

8:30-10:00 Senior Bulb Planting

8:00-4:00 9th Conferences

12:00 Lunch (not provided)

12:00-4:00 Non-Mandatory Committee Work

Thursday, Oct. 11

8:25-9:25 Pd. 1

9:25-10:25 Pd. 6

10:25-10:55 Committee Time

10:55-11:55 Pd. 2

11:55-1:25 Lunch and Pd. 7

1:25-2:25 Pd. 3

2:25-3:20 Pd. 4

7:00-9:30 Powder Puff and Bonfire

Friday, Oct. 12

8:10-9:25 Non-Mandatory Committee Work (or Late Start)

9:25-10:25 Pd. 5

10:25-11:00 View HC Videos

11:00-1:30 Food Truck and Committee Work

1:30-2:00 Line Up For Parade

2:00-3:20 Parade and Pep Rally

7:30 Game

Saturday, Oct. 13

8:30-11:00 Dance

Youth Leadership Athens applications will be open to current 10th and 11th grade students starting October 1st, keep an eye on ACAD Daily for more information.


Join ESP September 16 for an entire day of family-friendly fun, food, and games! You can participate in the family adventure run or put together a team for the tug-of-war competition.

The run begins at 1:30pm with registration at 11:30pm. Lunch begins at noon and an awards ceremony follows the run and tug competitions. The registration fee is $25 per family and increases to $30 after September 1. The $25 registration fee includes one Family Team or one Youth Team, lunch, and participation prizes.

Esp Big Trail and Tug!

Athens Academy will serve as host to the AATEA Theatre Conference on Sept. 15, 2018 from 9 AM-3 PM. The conference is open to all high school students interested in the theatre arts.  Workshops on Stage Combat, Playwriting, Shakespeare, Improvisation, and Theatre Design will be offered.  Registration is free. For more information and to register, go to  Scroll down to the Theatre Conference information.  See Ms. T for more information.

UGA Summer Young Dawgs—The University of Georgia Young Dawgs Program is a high school internship program designed to provide high school sophomores and juniors opportunities to do an internship at UGA. The summer dates are May 28 to July 3. There is no cost to participate. Students must have a minimum 3.7 GPA.  For more information,  you may contact Jim Geiser at


Athens Area Homeless Shelter, 620 Barber Street Athens GA 30601
No Meal This Week!


From the College Counseling Office

Upcoming Deadlines:

Friday 10.12 – All Priority application blue sheets due

Monday 10.15 – UGA/GA Tech Early Action application deadline

Upcoming College Visits:
Wednesday September 5 – Berry College 12:00pm Guidance Suite
Monday September 17 – Duke



Advisory Theme for the month of August 14-September 11 is beginning with the end in mind, accountability, and goal setting.

SIR statement

Goal Setting Activity  – Advisers please have this activity completed by September 14!



Class of 2019 Service Log

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