The ACAD Daily Monday, September 13


Happy Birthday

September 14 – Renee Cargill
September 14 – Shelby Ladner
September 15 – Graham Menzies
September 17 – Ethan Lopez
September 17 – Harper Purcell
September 18 – Steven Holder
quote of the week

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An estimated 18 million plastic bottles have been upcycled to make COVID-19 protective gear for hospital workers and others in Thailand!




Today’s Schedule

1. Today is a regular school day and we expect that you will be here unless you have gotten permission from Mrs. Zalac.
2. Remember that we are providing pizza lunch for you! Yay! You don’t need to bring money, but please do bring a water bottle or your own drink.
3. It’s a dress down day! Yay! However, please keep in mind that we will have special community speakers joining us in the afternoon.
Here’s our schedule:

9:00-10:00 You have a late start! Please be in your Class Meeting Location by 9:00.

Class Meeting Locations:

9th:  PH

10th:  Bertelsmann amphitheater

11th: Tillman Center

12th: Myers Gallery

  • Attendance taken

  • Grade Level Coordinator will give you instructions for the day

  • Grade Specific Announcements – details for the week

  • Homecoming – Week of Sept. 27-Oct. 2 (details shared next week). Dance at the baseball facility, Saturday, Oct. 2, 8:30-11:00

  • Class Officer Speeches

  • Dismiss to Advisory Locations


10:00 – 10:45 Advisory

  • Ballot will be sent during advisory. Vote for class officers by phone or computer.

  • Watch Peer Support Video together and discuss

  • Club Leaders should check in with advisor, set up your table and go to the PH to prepare (please remember to vote at another time).


10:45-11:15 Club Draft Assembly in the PH

  • Club Leaders briefly present their clubs to the Student Body


11:15-12:15 Sign-Up at booths & Eat lunch


  • You may walk around to all the booths to find out more details about our clubs. This is the time you will sign up as well!
  • Pizza will be served in the Amphitheater. Stop by anytime during this hour! Enjoy being outside and being together!
12:25 – 2:15 Special Programming
  • Freshmen and Sophomores, go to PH. Sophomores are dismissed after programming. Freshmen will go to Advisory and be dismissed at 3:00.
  • Juniors and Seniors, go to Harrison Center Performance Hall. You will be dismissed after programming.

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Pratt is a great example for the younger athletes on the team. He always goes the extra mile to do what is right. He has worked hard to become the player he is today. Pratt Ferguson is a great Spartan!” – Josh Alexander, Head Coach, Varsity Football

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Mask Message from Mr. Thorsen

Reminder: Starting today, if you are not wearing your mask appropriately you will serve Community Restoration (Detention) on Wednesday at 7:40. Thank you in advance for following the rules and for helping us stay safe and stay in school together!

17 Info
Monday September 20 – Group interviews
Wednesday September 22 – Individual Interviews with Arch Society of UGA




Athens Academy Club Information and FAQ’s



Blue Sheet Link

College Visit Calendar 


Homecoming Movie Genre Themes!

Freshmen – Superheroes

Sophomores – Horror

Juniors – Sci-Fi

Seniors – Western

Class of 2022 Service Log

Class of 2023 Service Log

Class of 2024 Service Log

Class of 2025 Service Log

useful links

Dress Code

Upper School Code of Conduct

Vehicle Registration 


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