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Athens City Schools in the News

System Grieves Loss of School Nurse, Connie Akers
September 2017

ACS Perfect Attendance Winners for 2016-2017 School Year
May 2017

Mrs. Joyce Snyder- Southeast Regional Pre K- 4th Grade Teacher of the Year
March 2017 

Mrs. Sue Senn- Teacher of the Week, Channel 10 WBIR
February 2017 

Tenure Awarded for 2016-2017 School Year
January 2017 

Teacher of the Year Winners 2016-2017
December 2016 

Tennessee Launches Program to Increase Choice for Students with Disabilities
August 1, 2016- TDOE

Tennessee Department of Education Reduces Testing Time by 30 Percent
July 14, 2016- TDOE 

TNReady Parent Letter from Dr. Miller

April 28, 2016 

ACMS- Science Olympiad Regional Winners at Lee University Competition
February 23, 2016

Johnny Coffman- Named School Board Member for Current Vacancy 
The Daily Post Athenian
February 11, 2016 

System-wide and CategoryTeacher of the Year Winners for 2015-2016
November 24, 2015 

Building Level Teacher of the Year Announced for 2015-2016
October 19, 2015 

TSBA Fall District Meeting and School Volunteer Recognition Award
September 23, 2015 

System Grieves Loss of Employee
August 10, 2015 

Athens City Schools- Vote on Building Plans
August 7, 2015 

Substitute Teacher Workshop scheduled for July 16th  for first-time substitute applicants.
July 7, 2015 

Mrs. Angie Newman- Named Food Service Supervisor effective July 1, 2015
June 8, 2015 

Mrs. Jill Swafford- Named Principal at Ingleside School effective July 1, 2015
May 15, 2015 

Mrs. Melody Armstrong- Named Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction effective July 1, 2015
May 15, 2015 

Dr. Melanie Miller- Named Director of Schools effective July 1, 2015
April 23, 2015 

Director of Schools Search- Update
April 1, 2015 

System Grieves Loss of Student
February 4, 2015 

Mr. Robert Greene, Director of Schools, announces his intent to retire as of June 30, 2015
The Daily Post Athenian- Greene Is Retiring as Schools Director
January 12, 2015 

System-wide and Category Teacher of Year Winners for 2014-2015
December 17, 2014 

Athens Teachers 'granted' TAP Bonuses
The Daily Post Athenian
December 11, 2014

Athens City Schools Board Votes To Develop A Long Range Plan That Includes Closing Two Schools
The Daily Post Athenian- Athens Closing Two Schools
December 9, 2014 

Mu Alpha Theta Math Fest at McMinn County High School
November 6, 2014 

Teacher of the Year Building Level Winners Announced for 2014-2015 School Year
October 23, 2014 

W.E. Nash Scholarship Receipent- Abriel Hardaway
October 6, 2014 

Athens City Schools Changes School Calendar Policy for Make-Up Days Starting in 2014-2015 School Year
October 6, 2014 

New Start and Dismissal Times for 2014-2015 School Year
July 16, 2014

Free Breakfast and Lunch for ALL students
July 16, 2014

Girls Volleyball Team at Athens City Middle School
June 10, 2014 

Dr. Melanie Miller Appointed as Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction
June 10, 2014 

Mike Simmons- State Finalist for Principal of the Year Award for State of Tennessee
May 7, 2014 

Mrs. Tracy Lee appointed Principal at Westside School for 2014-2015 School Year
May 2, 2014 

2014 Optimist Award Winners
May 1, 2014 

Athens City Middle School- Math Competition
April 16, 2014 

City Park Wins 2nd Place in Imagination Library Fundraiser
April 8, 2014 

Athens City Middle School MuAlpha Theta Compettion
March 14,2014 

Carol Russell- State Finalist for Tennessee Teacher of the Year Award for Pre K- Fourth Grade Category
March 13, 2014 

Ingleside School Awarded TAP School of Promise Award
March 10, 2014 

Athens City Schools Make-up Schedule for Instructional Time Missed Due to Snow Days
March 3, 2014 

Athens City Middle School Science Olympiad Competition
Februry 22, 2014 

Athens City Educator Surprised by Milken Award
February 11, 2014 (Tennessee Department of Education Press Release) 

Ingleside School- Opening Ceremony for Winter Olympics on February 7, 2014

February 8, 2014 (Channel 3 WRCB) 

ACMS- State Linguistic Olympiad Competition
February 3, 2014 

City Park Awarded $5,000.00 Grant from the Y5210 Survey Participation
January 15, 2014 

Teacher of the Year Winners Recognized at January 13, 2014 Board Meeting
January 15, 2014

The Daily Post Athenian January 3, 2014 

 Congratulations to Dr. Amy Sullins and Dr. Preston Brown for completing Level I and Level II in the Tennessee School Boards Association Boardsmanship Program.  They were award recipients at the Fall TSBA District Meeting  on September 26, 2013.

Robert Greene, Director of Schools- J.Neal Ensminger Distinguished Alumnus Award from Tennessee Wesleyan College 
September 24, 2013

Elementary School Spreads Kindness- Channel 9 News
September 17, 2013 

2013 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event-  Saturday, October 5, 2013

Congratulations to Andrew Kimball, Athens City Middle School teacher, was chosen to be featured in the upcoming edition of The Daily Post-Athenian’s annual special edition -  “20 Under 40.” 

The Daily Post Athenian July 30, 2013

Athens City Council approves Athens City Schools Budget for 2013-2014 School Year

The Daily Post Athenian July 24, 2013

Athens City BOE designated at the July 9th meeting that ALL schools will be PEANUT FREE zones for the 2013-2014 School Year.

Athens City Schools Substitute Teacher Workshop- August 8, 2013

Tennessee's Sales Tax  Holiday August 2, 2013- August 4, 2013
July 11, 2013

Systemwide In-Service for Faculty to be Tuesday, July 30th  at 8 a.m. at ACMS
July 8, 2013

 2012-2013 School Year News Archive

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