KINDNESS * TEAMWORK * PASSION * INTEGRITY * COURAGE * RESPECT
Thank you to Jack Cook, Graham Blanks, Annie Blanks, Kate Branch, Alex Branch, and Jay Bangle for showing KINDNESS, TEAMWORK, and RESPECT for our environment by volunteering at Bring One for the Chipper early Saturday morning!
This is a Week 1. Today is a Day 2.
Thank you to Clara Miller and friends for making Get Well cards for little Eleanor! To see her reaction you may go here!
Please make sure that you let Dr. Rogers know when you have heard back from colleges!
TALENT SHOW: Thursday, January 31 at 7:30!! $3 Admission.
The Talent Show Sign Up sheet will be outside Mrs. Farmer and Coach Olson’s office. There will be a mandatory rehearsal Wednesday, January 30 at 6:30.
Mark your calendar: SADIE HAWKINS DANCE: Feb. 2! Wahoo!
This winter dance is from 8:30-11:00 in the Tillman Center. It is more casual than the Homecoming Dance. Student Council is working on a theme and will let you know soon! Remember, you may come with a date or with friends!
ATTENTION : SENIORS
Mark your calendar: January 23 – we will be meeting with our first grade buddies for donuts and play at 10:40. More info to come!
HOBY’s flagship program, the State Leadership Seminar (LS) is designed to help high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace and community. Students explore their own personal leadership skills while learning how to lead others and make a positive impact in their community. This is a overnight program that takes place in June 2019 on the campus of Georgia College, Milledgeville.
Athens Academy will pay for 1 representative to attend this year and you can apply by answering the question below and sending your response to Mr. Olson by January 15th.
Essay Question: In your own words define leadership, identify your personal leadership strengths, and explain why you should be selected for this program.
VetCAMP (Veterinary Career Aptitude and Mentoring Program) will house up to 52 high school students on UGA’s campus for seven days. At VetCAMP, students will be involved in various activities aimed at evaluating their skills and competitiveness as future veterinarians, providing mentorship and helping them experience veterinary medicine as an exciting career path. Click here to view a video that was produced from VetCAMP 2018.
The seven-day-long on-site summer program will provide opportunities for observation of and participation in various services in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center and the Diagnostic Laboratories, as well as a field trip to the Georgia Aquarium for a behind-the-scenes view of the facilities.
Other activities include information sessions on admission requirements, research opportunities, the curriculum, study abroad opportunities, and other undeserved specializations in the field of veterinary medicine.
Applications are open to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students and can be accessed by clicking HERE.
Athens Area Homeless Shelter, 620 Barber Street Athens GA 30601
Next Shelter Dinner: Jan. 11! See you then!
From the College Counseling Office
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