The ACAD Daily Monday, January 31, 2022


Happy Birthday

January 31 – Cooper Hansen
February 1 – Charlie Walker
February 2 – Casey Barnes
February 2 – Charlotte Stokes
February 3 – Hudson Smith
February 4 – Lucy Hayes
February 5 – Evan George

quote of the week
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Typography banner card. Vector illustration.
We are now one step closer to achieving self-sustaining power through nuclear fusion: we have achieved the burning plasma state!


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This week is a A week and today is an A Day.

What’s going on at 9:45 this week?

Monday – Advisory

Tuesday – Advisory – Seniors meet with first grade buddies

Thursday – Seminar

Friday – Advisory

Math Problem of the Week

1) whoever first emails the math club email: with the answer and it’s correct will receive 5 raffle points 
2) if someone email afterwards with an answer that’s correct after the first correct ensued they will get 3 raffle points 
3) anyone who got an incorrect answer will receive 1 point 
*Please do realize if you email first but get it wrong then you will only get 1 point * 

Check this out: UGA Quick Pitch Competition

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

Seniors: Check this out for a possible $1000!
Oconee County Rotary Scholarship
The deadline is April 22nd and winners will be asked to attend the Rotary meeting on May 10th.  The link will explain the expectations and allow for a digital essay.  

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Read has been amazing this season! She is always ready to cheer on the Spartans, and does everything with a big smile on her face! Read is a natural leader who is always helping guide her team in a positive direction. She cheers loud and proud for Athens Academy, and she is always one of the first people to call a cheer when we need it. She is responsible, committed, and helpful to her teammates. She asks great questions and is always seeking ways to improve her own skills, as well as looking for ways to help improve the entire team. Read comes to every practice and game with a positive attitude and brings such a light wherever she goes! Great job, Read! 🙂” – Kelsie Webb, Head Coach, Varsity Cheerleading
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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!






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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