Prospective Pre/Lower School families: please join us for one or more upcoming events, including Ride the Slide Day, Lower School Preview Day, and the Preschool/Grade 1 Open House! Click the link for more information.
Athens Academy Holiday Market Thursday, November 15 - 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sinkwich Spartan Center
The fourth annual Athens Academy Holiday Market features beautiful, unique, handmade gifts from over 35 local artists and artisans. We hope you'll join us! [Interested in participating as a vendor? Contact Holly Belger at email@example.com.]
Congratulations to seniors Jay Bangle, Wesley Cline, David Gordon, Lawrence Jang, and Holt Leach, all of whom have been recognized Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program. They were honored for their impressive performance on the October 2017 PSAT/NMSQT. Way to go, Spartans!
Congratulations to the Athens Academy Upper School robotics team, Sparbots, for garnering top honors at the first FTC Caterpillar League match of the 2018-19 season. The tournament was hosted by North Oconee High School on Saturday, October 13. In addition, the eighth grade Sparbots placed ninth. Way to go, Spartans!
The Caterpillar League, sponsored locally by the manufacturing company, is composed of fifteen teams: five each from Oconee County and North Oconee High Schools; one each from Clarke Central, Cedar Shoals, Madison County High Schools; and two from Athens Academy: Upper School Sparbots and Middle School (8th grade) Sparbots.
“It was a great match all around,” says faculty advisor Suzanne Edwards. “Both teams had to work through some rather big issues, but they hung in there and did it. I’m looking forward to watching the continued progress this season!”
The Caterpillar League has four more regular-season matches through November, before we compete in January in a 32-team League championship. Georgia FTC has over 150 teams competing in the state this season.
Athens Academy is pleased to welcome J. Tom Morgan, former prosecutor and author of Ignorance is No Defense, to campus for a frank conversation with parents this Tuesday, October 16, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Bertelsmann Presentation Hall. Mr. Morgan will share valuable insight on Georgia law and how it impacts students and families. Click here to purchase his book at a discounted rate through Athens Acaademy. If you have (or will have) a teenage child, this is something you won't want to miss. The event is open to everyone in the community, so please share with friends. Questions? Email Bob Sears.
Fall Walk to School Day - Wednesday, October 17 7:45 a.m. - Sinkwich Spartan Center
Walk to School Days are a fun way to enjoy a stroll through campus and visit with friends. We hope you'll join us by 7:45 a.m. at the Sinkwich Spartan Center--strollers, pups, and the whole family are welcome! Please note that we do ask that parents walk with their student(s) all the way to their division(s). Normal morning car line drop-offs will be available as usual for all children and families who are not able to participate. We hope you will join us if you are able!