ACAD TALKS Wednesday, March 21 - 7:00 PM - Harrison Center Performance Hall
A group of very talented Upper School students has organized the first-ever ACAD TALKS in order to allow interested students to spread ideas through short--yet powerful--talks, including: Music in Film--An Approach to Health--Conspiracy Theories and Why They Matter--How Schools Kill Kindness--An Analysis of Anxiety--Conversations in Dyslexia--Systemic Issues--A Solution to the School Day. Please plan to join us for this fascinating and important student-led event!
Mark Your Calendar for the ACAD Farmer's Market on 3/21!
Athens Academy Farmer's Market - Wednesday, March 21 3:00-5:30 PM in the Sinkwich Spartan Center
The Upper School is pleased to bring the Athens Academy Farmer's Market back with new spring dates as well as three monthly pick-ups for the local meat CSA through Community Meat Co. Click here to sign up for meat shares.Items for sale at the Farmer's Market will include local and organic vegetables and eggs from Five Arrow Farms, individual ground meats from Community Meat Co., local honey from various vendors, bread from Independent Baking Co., cold-pressed juice from Journey Juice, and more. Cash or check only. Questions? Email Allison Turney.
Congratulations to the 41 students who were inducted into the National Honor Society last week based on their qualities of scholarship, leadership, character, and service:
Butler Adams, Kamara Adogu, Betul Arpinar, Eden Avolio, Anna Barkley, Graham Blanks, Kate Branch, Jack Byrnes, John Chester, Emma Clarke , Taylor Clementz, Eleanor Connolly, Celeste Covington, Anannya Das, Caroline Edwards, Catie Elder, Joseph Frierson, Alexa Hill, Anna Hollis, Gabby Knapp, Emily LaBoon, Moira Lockwood, Charlotte Luke, Jackson McKillip, Hayes Miller, Paul Mullinax, Georgia Parris, Anjali Patel, A. J. Peppers, Samuel Pittard, Storey Prescott-Reynard, Cole Reynolds, Mary Palmer Roberts, Leila Rosenberg, Gabby Schlossberg, Eden Sears, Wyatt Smith, Nicholas Stachura, Alexa Whitmore, Elliot Williamson, and Logan Williamson.
Athens Academy is excited to congratulate sixth grader David Liu, who was the runner-up at the Georgia Independent School Association spelling bee on Tuesday, February 27. He will advance to the Georgia State Spelling Bee on Friday, March 16, in Plains, Georgia, where he will compete against the winners from the public school districts across the state.
Some of the words David spelled correctly included sachem, carotid, leukopenia, and ostinato. In addition to advancing to the state competition, David also won $100. Way to go, Spartan!
Eight Athens Academy students represented the school at the Georgia High School Association Private Literary Meet held at Prince Avenue Christian School on Tuesday, February 27. Sophomore Charlotte Luke placed first in the Argumentative Essay category and will compete at the GHSA State Literary Championship at Georgia Military College on Saturday, March 17.
In addition, junior Zainub Ali placed fourth in International Extemporaneous Speech, while sophomores Turner Trapnell and Alexa Whitmore each placed third in Domestic Extemporaneous Speech and Personal Essay, respectively.