The ACAD Daily Friday, January 28, 2022


Happy Birthday

January 24 – Polly Rackley
January 26 – Read Johnson
January 26 – Mary Miller
January 30 – Brooks Chisholm
January 30 – Austin McGee
quote of the week
Please watch out for each other and love and forgive everybody. It’s a good life, enjoy it.
Jim Henson

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In honor of Betty White’s 100th birthday, the charity Actors & Others for Animals, for which Betty served on the Board of Directors, raised $12.7 million for animal shelters!


This week is a B week and today is anA Day.

What’s going on at 9:45 this week?

Friday – See Altered Schedule Below – We have a pep rally!

Pep Rally Schedule… Friday, January 28th

8:10 – 9:30 – Block 5 (80 min.)

9:30 – 9:35 Passing Time

9:35 – 10:55 – Block 6 (80 min.)

10:55 – 11:10 – Break (15 min.)

11:10 – 12:30 – Block 7 (80 min.)

12:30 – 12:35 Passing Time

12:35 – 2:20 – Block 8 (75 min.)

1st Lunch (1:05 – 1:35)

2nd Lunch (1:20 – 1:50)

2:20 – 3:20 – Pep Rally (60 min.)


Check this out: UGA Quick Pitch Competition

For your viewing enjoyment, here’s this week’s ACAD Update.

What’s going on with RAK?


Brooks and Kathryn helped each other study!


The Barrow Advisory supported our Spartan Basketball teams!

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They also picked up trash and held the door open for each other!


Renee picked up trash and did yoga!

Lexi took care of herself by drinking lots of water, working out, going for a walk and getting good sleep! She also supported her friend at Senior Night!

Taylor is taking care of our community by recycling!

Walter cleaned the Schacht building

Emmeline helped a friend with homework, exercised, got good sleep, drank plenty of water, prayed for people, made cookies with her family and washed the dishes!

Mary Hollis prayed, exercised at dance, fed her dog, supported friends at bb, and took care of her brother and did the dishes.

Adam takes care of himself by drinking LOTS of water!


Preston Darden: helped AJ Chambers with his job application 

John Manuel Newland and Elizabeth Raeber helped Ms. Towery rearrange my classroom 🙂 
Marie and Renee hydrating!
Charles Bennett brought Smith Olmstead her phone at the end of class– kindness!

 Spartan of the Week - Michael Nasworthy

“Michael has been a spark during the basketball team’s current run. He brings energy and enthusiasm every day and is always looking for ways to improve. Michael is a great teammate who always has a positive attitude and is an absolute pleasure to coach.” – Mike Salvia, Head Coach, Varsity Boys Basketball

Spartan of the Week - Madeline Wicker

“Madeline has had an amazing season. She is described by her teammates as positive, dedicated, hard working, a great teammate, fun to play with, and a wonderful friend. She is extremely coachable and is always working hard to improve. Madeline is a great example of a Spartan!!” – Brian Olson, Head Coach, Varsity Girls Basketball

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Winter Dance

Feb. 5 Baseball Facility 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Rhyme Without Reason

**This is an Athens Academy Function, no outside guests**

NHS signup to volunteer at Lower School Science Night!
We are excited that our NHS service project is back up and running after a year off due to COVID!  Remember, this is mandatory for all current NHS members. The event will be masks REQUIRED for all in attendance, and NHS volunteers will be given a pizza dinner before the event.  The event will take place on Thursday February 24 from 6-7:30pm, and volunteers should arrive NO LATER than 5:30pm and plan to stay until 8pm.
This week all current active NHS members will begin receiving an email with a google form to sign up for their station.  Please select your top 5 locations to volunteer, and the locations will be filled up on a first come first served basis.  The invitation to sign up will be sent to Senior NHS members on Tuesday 1/25 and Junior NHS members on Wednesday 1/26.  If you have any questions please contact Ms. Neves.  

ACAD Talks is coming up this March. If you are interested in giving a talk— even if you don’t have a particular talk in mind— check out this Goggle Form. The event is modeled after TED Talks, and students can give a talk on research, ideas, or experiences of their choice. Email Ms. Towery with questions.


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Blue Sheet Link

College Visit Calendar 

College Visit Formstack

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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