Every moment of every day, we make choices. We can choose to be compassionate and help others, and doing so makes others happy and they want to be around us. If your student shares with you that they have witnessed unkind behavior, what should you do? In this video, Michele Borba highlights your steps as a parent if your student is a Bystander to Bullying:
Mark your calendar for the upcoming screening of The Upstanders, an INDIEFLIX documentary on resilience and the power of connection to end bullying, on Wednesday, November 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the Harrison Center Performance Hall. More details to follow on SpartanNet and social media.
Uniform Resale - Wednesday, October 27 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM / Chambers Center Lower Level Stock up on uniforms and outerwear at the PSO Uniform Resale! **Please note that this will be the last Uniform Resale until January 2022.** For more information, email Sarah Gilbert.
Eight members of the Athens Academy faculty have been recognized by the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) for their outstanding work in independent schools. The following faculty members received the Distinguished Service Award for having dedicated 25 years of service to independent education:
Debbie Burnett, Lower School Music Teacher
Beth Farmer, Upper School Dean of Students
Casey Kane, Physical Education Teacher and Varsity Baseball Coach
Bob Sears, Director of Student Services
Lorraine Thompson, Drama Department Chair
Trish Tillman, Sixth Grade Language Arts Teacher
Geoffrey Walton, Director of Admission and Varsity Cross Country Coach
Seven members of Athens Academy’s Class of 2022 have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program based on their performance on the October 2020 PSAT/NMSQT. Congratulations to Daniel Huang, who has been named a National Merit Semi-finalist. As a semi-finalist, Daniel represents the top 1-2% of the highest scoring seniors across the country.
In addition, six seniors have been recognized as National Merit Commended Students, representing the top 3-4% of the highest scorers across the country. Congratulations to Steven Holder, Ethan Markewitz, Kathryn Nichols, Ingrid Nilsson, Davis Slate, and Bennett Slatcher.