The ACAD Daily Thursday, 2.13.20

Today is a Week 1, Day 4

Happy Birthday

Carrington Cargill

Ethan Dekle

Core Values


Kishan Shah, Benton Kleiber, Lily Tillman, Robie Lucas, Wally Terrell, Will Warner, Kathryn Nichols, and Maddox Pugmire showed KINDNESS, TEAMWORK, PASSION, INTEGRITY, COURAGE and RESPECT by talking with the rising ninth graders about upper school yesterday morning.

Kitty Fan, Lucy Waugh, Steven Holder, Davis McLanahan, Kate Kleiber, Clark O’Neill, Brennan Shepstone, and Kathryn Nichols showed TEAMWORK, PASSION, and COURAGE during the Robotics Assembly today!

Turner Trapnell showed KINDNESS, PASSION, INTEGRITY, COURAGE and RESPECT but speaking at the rising ninth grade parents’ night Tuesday evening.

McKenzie Elrod showed KINDNESS and INTEGRITY by decorating for the Valentine’s Day Assembly.

Anna Barkley, Charlotte Knight, Mary Brooke Barber, Eleanor Connolly, Downing Barber, John Wolfe McLean, Benton Kleiber, Wallace Trapnell and Jessica Ford showed PASSION and COURAGE by participating in our Valentines Day Assembly.

Zach Daniels showed KINDNESS, PASSION, INTEGRITY, and RESPECT by working the booth during yesterday’s mid-morning meeting!


Interested in working at the polls? See Mrs. Digel Drake!

quote of the week



Code of Conduct

Dress Code

Attendance Policy

Student Life Schedule

Athens Academy Athletics and Activities Probation


Friday, February 14th: The Athens Academy Spanish Club is hosting a bake sale during first and second lunch to benefit a nonprofit organization in Costa Rica. Remember to bring money and come support!

Schacht Lecture:  Schedule for Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Week 2, Day 4 (drop 3 rd period)
8:10-9:25 Late Start (8:30-SAT math test prep for Jrs.)
9:25-10:40 Period 4
10:47-11:40 Period 2
11:47-1:25 Period 1; Lunch
1:30-3:20 Schacht Lecture; NHS Induction
Class Line-Up Locations:

9: line up behind the sophomores on the ramp leading up to the Bertelsmann building

10:  line up on the ramp leading up to the Bertelsmann building

11: line up behind the seniors who line up in the amphitheater (stretch the line on the sidewalk from the amphitheater towards Lampkin)
12: line up in the amphitheater

Special/Professional Dress Day!

  • Ties, dress shirts, and dress pants are required for boys.
  • Professional-length skirts, dresses or slacks, and blouses are required for girls; length should be mid-thigh or longer.
  • Dress shoes are required (athletic shoes are not permitted).

Calling all writers/photographers/artists! The ACAD Lit Review deadline is Feb. 21. Submit up to 3 written pieces or 5 photos to Work cannot exceed 3,000 words. An outside judge will select one published piece/winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. Submission does not guarantee publication. See Jessica Ford’s email instructions for detailed formatting guidelines or reach out to Ms. Evans.

NHS signup to volunteer at Lower School Science Night!

All students being inducted into the National Honor Society next week need to attend a brief meeting on Friday morning during the break.  We will meet in Bertlesmann and if everyone hurries and we start on time it should only take a few minutes.  Please see Mrs. Street with questions or if you can’t make it.

Attention: Juniors registered for the on-campus ACT (February 25) and/or SAT (March 4). Take advantage of the following Wednesday morning test prep sessions (8:30-9:30 a.m.) in the Bertelsmann PH.  Bring a pencil or pen and a calculator (math only); practice test materials will be provided.
February 12–ACT Math
February 19–SAT Math

Second Phase of Senior Privileges

abfca-5d2d98_1bcfb8e5d4f7454693467def045a06f4mv2Thank you to Mr. West’s Advisory for making the shelter meal this week!!


From the College Counseling Office

Blue Sheet

Please complete this College Visit Form if you have been on a college visit or plan to attend a college visit:  College Visit Report


TxtAboutIt Description for US Students

Class of 2020 Service Log

Class of 2021 Service Log

Class of 2022 Service Log

Class of 2023 Service Log

Service and Leadership frequently Asked Questions 


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