Spring Family Picnic, Scrimmage & Movie Featuring Ralph Breaks the Internet Friday, May 10 - Slaughter Field Mark you calendar and join us for this annual event for Athens Academy families! The football team will scrimmage beginning at 4:15 p.m., then a picnic will be served from 5:00-6:30 p.m., followed by a showing of Ralph Breaks the Internet on Slaughter Field at 5:45 p.m. This is a complimentary event with catering by Locos. To RSVP for the picnic, please email Toni Parr by Monday, May 6. We hope you'll join us for this super fun family event!
Students Inducted into Prestigious Cum Laude Society
Sixteen members of Athens Academy’s Class of 2019 were tapped for membership in The Cum Laude Society on Thursday, April 4. The ninth annual Cabaniss Lecture, which preceded the ceremony, was given by alumna Karishma Sriram, a member of the Class of 2012 and current third-year medical student at Duke University School of Medicine.
As the secondary school equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa, The Cum Laude Society recognizes superior academic achievement and sound character. Congratulations to inductees Zainub Ali, Jay Bangle, Alex Branch, Silin Chen, Wesley Cline, Stewart Crymes, Lillian Glushka, David Gordon, Mason Harvill, Hart Hequembourg, Lawrence Jang, Mary Lane, Holt Leach, Daniel Rouhani, Anna Sennowitz, and Tommy Warner.
"Chapters" - A Musical Theatre Showcase - April 23
Musical Theatre Showcase Chapters Tuesday, April 23 - 7:30 p.m. Bertelsmann Presentation Hall Don't miss the upcoming musical showcase "Chapters," presented by the Drama Department's newest class, the Musical Theatre Company (MTC)! MTC members Hilary Adams '20, Alyssa Baugh '19, Ann Harper Covington '21, Alexis Keeney '22, and Addison Ollendick-Smith '22 have created a show about growing up, chasing dreams, and dealing with inevitable change. It features numbers from Mamma Mia, The Last Five Years, Bring It On, Into the Woods, and a special version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Burn” from Hamilton. Join us Tuesday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Bertelsmann Presentation Hall. Admission is free.
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind Thursday, April 25 - Saturday, April 27 7:30 p.m. - Bertelsmann Presentation Hall The Upper School Drama Department proudly presents this ensemble experiment presenting 30 plays in 60 minutes! Each two-minute play is performed in a random order selected by the audience. An onstage emcee keeps everyone on time and the show running smoothly. Audiences from all over love this quick-paced and funny show! Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and tickets prices range (based on the roll of a die at the entrance!) from $1-$6 per person.
Congratulations to the graduates of the 2018-19 Athens-Clarke County Youth Leadership program, including Spartans Kamara Adogu, Ann Harper Covington, McKenzie Elrod, Eliza Everson, Lucy Ferguson, Jack Jaegers, Charlotte Knight, Cole Reynolds, Grant Tribble, and Meg Williams!
Students selected for Youth Leadership Athens attend monthly meetings and participate in a broad range of activities including volunteering, learning about local businesses and state and local government over the course of the school year. Congratulations to all ten of these student leaders!