The ACAD Daily Tuesday 5.11.21

Happy Birthday
Anna Kinman
quote of the week
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Maggie’s Moment

Dolphins have names for one another.


Core Values


A special thanks to Lizzie Walker for all her fabulous planning and leadership and to Anan Shen for her teamwork and assistance in preparation for the Drama Club’s Knot Night.  Knot Night is a night of bonding.  We say good-bye to our seniors and welcome new students and rising freshmen. 
The following students showed courage, commitment to community, and kindness by participating in Athens Academy’s first Peer Support Project.  This group promotes kindness, supporting your friends and trying new things.  Students are Nick Xie, Jack Nasworthy, Hugh Laughlin, Will Warner, Will DeLoach, Courtney Coffeen, Elizabeth Raeber, John Arnold, Shelby Ladner, Wade Slatcher, Meg Williams, Loy Brynne Baxley, Ann Harper Covington, Mills Crosland and Emma Hooper.

Dress Code

Upper School Code of Conduct

Vehicle Registration 

Sign in and Out Link

Spring Semester Schedule

AP guidelines

2021 AP Exam Calendar for Athens Academy

Schedule for Next Year!

With much thought, consideration, and effort, we have created our schedule for next year. We are very
pleased with the outcome and believe that the students and families will be too. Next year, we will operate on a year-long, block schedule with days rotating A (periods 1-4) and B (periods 5-8). The first week will have three A days and two B days, and the following week will have the reverse. We will have a two-week rotation. Days will consist of four 85-90 minute classes, and the A/B rotation results in an eight-period schedule. All of this information may make it difficult to visualize, so click here so that you can see our new and improved schedule for next year. You’ll notice that every morning has a built-in time when the students should have a snack and/or break. Each week also has club time, advisory time, and seminar time. Therefore, along with a dependable rotation(Day A and Day B), we were very intentional about also allowing for non-academic time while considering a healthy flow to the day.

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Khoa is an amazing League of Legends player. He has been consistent and has led the team in K.D.A. and C.S. all season. As our season last year was cut short, this was our first official season and Khoa helped guide the team with poise and precision. Khoa was a tremendous leader and helped pull the team together over the final few weeks. While we came up short of our goal of winning state, Khoa’s personality and leadership have set us up for success for next season and beyond. He is a true Spartan! – Zack Farmer, Head Coach, eSports

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Check out this summer opportunity!

DS&AI Camp Flyer_May10_2021

The Literary Review is almost here! Copies are on track to arrive at the end of next week, so keep an eye out for them in the library. In the meantime, we are excited to announce that judge Kate Norris, author of the forthcoming novel When You and I Collide, has recognized the student writers listed below for their exemplary work.


Literary Review Prize Winner:  “Sweat Like a Sinner” by Jessica Ford 

Honorable Mention: “The Word” by Nina Killian 

Honorable Mention: “The Din of Silence” by Caroline Hicks 


Also, a HUGE thank you goes out to Clementine Acheson for her hard work revamping our design and layout. She did a fantastic job producing a beautiful publication. Last but not least, congratulations to the talented writers, artists, and editorial staff members who contributed to this year’s stellar publication. Well done!

Judiciary Board Elections

 The student-led Judiciary Board is a sub-committee of the Honor Council that hears and adjudicates cases of potential honor violations. The Judiciary Board members are selected from the students each grade level nominated to the Honor Council.

First thing on Monday, May 10, you received an emailed Judiciary Board election ballot for your class. Select up to 3 nominees who you believe would best serve your class on the Judiciary Board.

The election will close at 4:00pm on Tuesday, May 11.

Nominees not elected the Judiciary Board will serve on the Honor Council.

Andrew Blaesing (Athens Academy Class of 2006) is developing an app for Middle and Upper School students designed to build financial literacy and make more informed decisions about college, managing student debt, etc.  He is conducting a preliminary survey of students in grades 5-12 and would like to include Athens Academy in his research. The survey is anonymous and voluntary.

Andrew’s Video




Junior/Senior Prom

May 15th at The Foundry

Get your tickets in the Deans’ Office


Silent Disco Party

May 27th 7:00

Looking for a job?
Check out this Job Fair at The Classic Center on May 5!
Or how about working at the Athens Area Humane Society! AAHS is having 2 one-week summer day camps July 5th-9th & July12th-16th . One for 6-10 year olds and one for 11-13 year olds. They are looking for a few camp counselors preferably 18 years or older. This is a volunteer position. If interested please reach out to Holly Crymes at 770-356-9754 or

Attention: Rising Juniors and Seniors

Athens Academy is offering ACT and SAT test prep workshops on campus this June.  Don’t miss your chance to gain confidence and improve your scores on one or both of these tests–all in a familiar environment!
June 7-11: ACT (Verbal from 10-12 and Math from 1-3)–just in time for the June 12 national test date
June 21-25: SAT (Math from 10-12 and Verbal from 1-3)
Click here to sign up, or contact Mr. Cuneo if you have any questions.




Don’t forget you must sign in and out even if you have parent permission to leave! You will serve detention if you forget. We need to know if you are on campus. Thank you!!!

If you need the links to the at-home or return request forms, please email Ms. Rorey: Remember that you should expect to wait 24 hours before you are approved by the school. Therefore, do not submit the request late in the evening or early in the morning and assume that you will immediately have permission to attend online or return to school. Thank you!


Please help us stay healthy so we can continue to be together!


Thank you so much for being diligent about wearing your masks! A few of you are still having trouble and for clarification, here is the process for you:
1. A faculty member will give you a warning.
2. After the warning, that faculty member will infract you and you will serve detention. This will be communicated to your parents as well.
3. After you serve detention, if another infraction occurs, you, your advisor, and your parents will meet with Mrs. Zalac and there will be escalated consequences.

Clubs meet Wednesdays 9:15-9:45! Look out for an email from your club leaders!



HOPE/Zell Miller Info for Seniors


Transcript Request

Junior College Night Resources for the class of 2022


Class of 2021 Service Log

Class of 2022 Service Log

Class of 2023 Service Log

Class of 2024 Service Log

Service and Leadership frequently Asked Questions

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