If it is to cold for you, watch tonight's game live on our Facebook Page. @SDOAthensWI
It's School Board Appreciation Week 2019! Thank you to our Blue Jay board members for being so supportive of the Athens School District. We appreciate each and every one of you!
Athens CC runner Johnathon Nowacki has been nominated for the Athlete of the Month award! Please go to MarshfieldAreaSports.com Voting goes to midnight Oct. 7. Voting is limited to one vote, per IP address, per 24-hour period. Help spread the word!
Sadly there is a FanCloth Apparel Order Delay. The FanCloth company contacted us today to say that they have fallen behind on filling their orders from other schools and ours. They, and we, are sorry for this inconvenience. They have postponed shipping until Oct. 24th. :(
United States History 2 students are working together cooperatively as "detectives" to solve Cold Case #1898 on the Spanish-American War. Students have to present their findings on who "the victim" was, the means of disposal and motive for the death. The Spanish-American War is one that historians know has multiple reasons for the why it occurred and students each year have wonderful results based on their interpretations of the material.
Athens Football defeats Assumption 50 to 14.
Watch Athens take on Assumption right now on our Facebook page.
Venue Change: Today's Cross Country meet will now be held at Wildwood Park in Marshfield. Course conditions at Frey Field were not conducive to running.
DATE CHANGED: The dates for the Homecoming Game and Dance have been changed. The Homecoming Game will be Friday October 4th at 7pm VS Loyal. The Homecoming Dance will be Saturday October 5th at 7pm.
Athens Apparel NOW AVAILABLE! https://fancloth.shop/EHLQT Visit the link to view and place your order on all of your favorite Bluejays Spirit-wear!
Friday's Varsity & Monday's JV Football games at Rib Lake/Prentice has been moved from Prentice to Rib Lake. Kickoff times are still the same.
Athens High School is seeking candidates for varsity girls head basketball coach for the 2019- 2020 school year. A qualified candidate would have knowledge in the sport of basketball and the ability to work well with parents, coaches, and administrative staff. Send your letter of interest, resume and references to Craig Diedrich, Athletic Director, P.O. Box F, Athens, WI 54411 or call (715) 257-7511 x131 or email at email@example.com.
We are looking for applicants for 2 part-time (approximately 4 hours per day) food service positions at the elementary and middle/high schools. Submit your letter of interest, resume and references to Beverly Braun, Administrative Assistant, PO Box F, Athens, WI 54411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at your earliest convenience.
Follow the link for a copy of the school supply lists for the 2019-20 school year! http://www.athens1.org/o/athens/browse/73534
The School District of Athens will be hiring a part-time Kitchen Helper for the elementary school. Qualifications include at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Previous food service experience preferred. Submit your letter of interest and resume to Bev Braun PO Box F, Athens, WI 54411 or email email@example.com
Marching band starts this Monday in preparation for the Rib Lake Parade on August 11th, Athens Parade on August 18th, and Marathon City on September 1st? Color Guard practice starts at 6:00pm and Band starts at 7:00pm. Honor Guard’s first practice is on Wednesday at 6:30pm.
Several items for sale from the district. Check the links out for more information. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/847527608950240/ https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2366983856846558/ https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1362882303864452/
Marathon County Special Education is seeking a full time School Teacher Paraprofessional for the Athens School District starting fall 2019. Competitive pay. Experience preferred. Associates Degree or two years of college helpful but not required.Thank you for your interest in Marathon County Special Education. We look forward to hearing from you. Kelly Kapitz Administrator MCSE. To apply check out: https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=MARATHON&cws=42&rid=1638
Athens baseball player Seth Coker has been nominated for the WDLB-WOSQ Radio & MarshfieldAreaSports.com May High School Athlete of the Month award. Voting begins at midnight Friday night and runs through midnight June 7 at MarshfieldAreaSports.com.
If you missed graduation or would like to watch it again, check it out on our YouTube Channel or at this link: https://youtu.be/euxak7Pv5UU
Family Engagement Resources from DPI. Check it out. https://dpi.wi.gov/sspw/mental-health/social-emotional-learning/for-families-and-parents
A reminder that the Music Awards date and time has been changed. It will be Wednesday with Middle School's at 5:30 pm and High School's at 6:30 pm. Both are in the Middle/High School Commons.
Congratulations to the Class of 2019. Graduation Ceremony is less then 2 hours away starting at 2 pm in the gym. If you cannot make it to graduation today you can watch it here: https://ensemble.cesa10.k12.wi.us/Watch/g7R5SqJs
Middle School Track at Spencer has been canceled for tonight due to the weather.
Both Middle and High School track meets are canceled for tomorrow. High School has a meet Monday bus leaving at 2:30. Middle School has a meet on Monday bus leaving at 3:00.
Varsity Softball Game in Amherst for today has been cancelled.
Attention FFA members, families, and supporters: This is just a reminder to please contact Ms. White at firstname.lastname@example.org or 715-257-7511 Ext 132 to RSVP if you and your family are planning on attending chapter banquet on Saturday 4/27. This is just to ensure we have an accurate count for food, payment can be made at the door! Thank you!
Baseball and Softball vs Tomahawk and Greenwood on 4/13/19 is CANCELED. Middle School Softball vs Spencer is Postponed.
Baseball and Softball at Aubundale has been postponed for tomorrow.
Due to the possible weather conditions moving in later this week, Spencer has decided to call off the track meet on Friday, April 12 in Spencer.
Varsity Baseball at Stanley-Boyd has been POSTPONED for today. JV Softball vs Edgar - location change, now a HOME game.
Softball game vs WR Assumption today (4/5/19) has been cancelled.
We have rescheduled our baseball game with Thorp for tomorrow, 4/5/19 in Thorp. Game time, will be 4:45-5:15 or so.
The Annual Athens FFA Awards Banquet will be held at the high school on Saturday April 27, 2019! We are excited to recognize the achievements of our members! We will be serving a full meal starting at 6pm and will start awards at 7pm. Tickets are 5$ for adults, 3$ for children and FFA members are free. Please contact Ms.White to RSVP by Monday April 15th! email@example.com Thank you!
Attention high school students and parents! Post-Prom Party tickets will be sold during lunch times on Thursday, March 28, and Friday, March 29. Advance ticket prices are $5 and students will be guaranteed a prize. Ticket sales at the door will be $8 and students will not be guaranteed a prize. Parents will receive notification if their child purchases an advanced ticket. The Post-Prom Party will run from 11:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 6.
Those that are riding tonight need to be at the High School at 6pm for the rider meeting. Also tickets for Donkey Basketball will be available at the door.
PROM 2019! April 6th Doors Open @ 7pm Dance Begins @ 7:30pm Grand March @ 8pm Advance Tickets...$5 Door Admission...$7 Spectator Admission...$1 POST PROM April 6th Community Hall @ 11pm-2am Advance Tickets...$5 Door Admission...$8 Tickets sold during HS Lunch, March 28th-29th
Do you know any recent college graduates? The School District of Athens is seeking qualified teaching staff to teach summer school Monday-Thursday from June 10-June 27. Interested parties should contact Beth Steinke at 715-257-7571.
Congratulations to the High School Forensics team! 26 students in 13 events will be advancing to state competition in Madison on April 12-13. AHS is proud!
Today, Thursday, March 14, all schools will be under a two hour delay due to the extreme fog in the District. Again, all schools today are under a two hour delay.
Unknown to us earlier this morning, the country side roads have caused a delay of buses. We will excuse students for their tardiness AND excused them if they are not able to get to school at all today. This is due to ice-covered, snowy roads over gravel.
Reminder to parents of Juniors - We will start our Junior Parent information session at 6:30 pm in the gym. Hope to see you there!
The School District of Athens is seeking qualified teaching staff to teach summer school Monday-Thursday from June 10-June 27. Interested parties should contact Beth Steinke at 715-257-7571
Athens Boys Basketball defeated Rib Lake tonight to win Regionals.
Technical difficulties on Facebook Live but the game is available on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vrs8MXR7D0E
IF you cannot come visit us tonight, tonight's Boys Basketball @WIAA playoff game will be streamed on both our Facebook page (Stage View) and our YouTube Channel (Bleacher View). YouTube Link will come out closer to game time. Both streams are thanks to CESA 10.
Reschedule Alert: The NEW date for the parent/athlete track meeting will be Thursday, Feb. 28. Still in the ITLC (library) of the HS/MS and will start at 5:30 pm
Reschedule Alert: FFA Donkey Basketball has been rescheduled for March 25th at 7pm. Presale tickets will be still available at $7 a piece.
Reminder: FFA's Donkey Basketball game for tonight has been postponed for a later date.
Tonight's Track Parent Meeting has been cancelled for tonight. We are looking to reschedule later this week.
FFA's Donkey Basketball game for tomorrow night has been postponed for a later date.
School District of Athens public and parochial schools. With the winter weather blizzard continuing through the night and a delay in county and township plowing, Athens public and parochial schools are closed tomorrow, Monday, February 25.
Community Members that are interested in participating in FFA Donkey Basketball on Monday February 25th please contact as soon as possible Ms. White at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 715-257-7511 ext 132
9th grade field trip to UWEC is cancelled for tomorrow due to the weather. Their will be a make up date for this trip that will come out later.
Today, February 18, 2019, is the deadline for the NTC Foundation Scholarship. Go to https://www.ntc.edu/students/financial-aid/grants-scholarships/foundation-scholarships Click on Apply for A Scholarship, then sign in with your NTC ID and Password.
Parents: Want to know more about raising caring kids? Click on this link to see a variety of topics that are very important. Recursos disponibles en español https://parenting.extension.wisc.edu/raising-caring-kids/
Parents: Please review these great resources about Cyber Safety. https://media.dpi.wi.gov/calt/cyber-safety/story_html5.html
High School Girls Basketball vs Rib Lake is rescheduled for Saturday, 2/16/19 at Athens High School. JV girls will play at 6:00 and Varsity girls will play at 7:30.
Athens public and parochial schools are closed tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12. All afterschool and evening practices and events are cancelled Tuesday as well.
Athens public and parochial schools are closed today, Thursday, February 7. All afterschool and evening practices and events are canceled.
All after school games are canceled for today due to the weather. Practices will run til 5 PM.
Tonight's High School Girls Basketball against Spencer has been cancelled.
There is a special board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the high school library. Staff, community members and those who were part of the focus group last week Thursday are all welcome to attend. Hope to see you there.
Junior Parent Night will happen tonight starting at 5 pm. High School Girls Basketball Hosting Spencer will also happen begging at 5:45 pm.
Middle School Girls Basketball against Stratford has been cancelled for today.
Due to the weather, the schools of the School District of Athens are closed for Monday February 4th.
Superintendent Search If any community members are interested in being part of a group for the final interview of the three selected candidates, please come to the high school library on Thursday, January 31, 2019, beginning at 5:30 pm. The process will take approximately three hours. Thank you for your consideration.
The schools of the School District of Athens will be close tomorrow January 30th and Thursday January 31st due to the weather. After school activities are canceled for the 30th. Varsity Practices will be allowed after 1 pm on the 31st.
School will be released today at our regular time day. All after school activities are canceled with the exception to Varsity practices which will run to 4:30 pm. The buildings will be closed after 4:30 pm.
All after school activities are canceled as well.
The schools of the School District of Athens will be close tomorrow January 28th due to the weather.
Download the School District of Athens App, bookmark athens1.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter so you are up to date on the latest weather alerts.
We celebrated National School Choice Week. Thank you for choosing AES, we love our students! Check out our video: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1294032004
Middle School Girls Basketball at Abbotsford for tonight has been rescheduled for February 7 in Athens at 4:30.
Spending the day learning!
Congratulations to our ELL Blue Jays who completed the annual test for English proficiency this week! Score results will come back in April.
Child Development Day will be on Thursday, February 7th at Athens Elementary.
Looking forward to beginning the second semester classes at the high school.
MAP testing begins next week. Good luck testers!
Life is good at Athens High School.
There will not be any classes for the kindergarten and Pre-K classes on Feb. 7 & 8 due to Child Development Days.
Athens Elementary School can look forward to Valentine's Day-FCCLA will be back with a sweet treat!
Exciting changes for all district staff to learn how to use social media to show you our cool curriculum items.
Tonight's Wrestling Match Vs Phillips has been cancelled.
Tonight's Boys Basketball Game at Prentice has been cancelled.
Girls Middle School Basketball at Abbotsford has been cancelled for tonight.
Girls High School Basketball at Spencer has been cancelled for tonight.
The Wausau Elks Lodge is sponsoring a U.S. Constitution Contest for any senior students who are U.S. citizens. First place - $600.00, Second place - $400.00 and Third place - $200.00. The contest will be held on 2/27/19 at 4:00 PM at the Wausau Elks Lodge. www.wausauelks.com
Nominations for the Athens Distinguished Alumni Award will be accepted until January 31, 2019. Applications are available in the Athens HS office or by emailing email@example.com. We are seeking nominations from a variety of age groups, careers, volunteerism, and any other contributions made. Thanks for making a nomination!
Seniors, Winter Break is a good time to work on some scholarships. To find all of the scholarships available to Athens Students check out the following link: http://athenswi.apptegy.us/o/athens/browse/39944
Check out all of our Christmas Concerts from this year on our YouTube Channel. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the School District of Athens. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAKH5sKa0GwABWKfdPDdauw?view_as=subscriber
The Wisconsin Electronic Security Association is offering 2 scholarships for sons or daughters of active duty police or fire personnel. Check out the details at www.wiesa.org/youth-scholarship-application/
Attention all High School student drivers- please park near the staff side or in the back parking lot tomorrow, Friday, December 14th to allow for parking during our Elementary Christmas Concert. Thank you.
Edgar MS and Athens MS are canceling the middle school boys basketball games for today, 12/11/18. The MSBBB teams will practice as usual from 3:30-5:30.
You are all cordially invited to Athens High School's first ever Madrigal Dinner, see link for more http://www.athens1.org/article/75932
Click on the folllowing link for a helpful resource regarding tomorrow's drill. http://redtri.com/5-tips-for-talking-to-your-child-about-lockdown-drills/.
Paper copies of the survey are also available at the district office located at 601 West Limits Road. The paper copies of the survey must be returned to Athens High School by November 15, 2018.
Please take a few minutes to participate in the search process and provide your input. Click on the link below to access and complete the short survey by November 16, 2018. Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AthensComm2018
The American Legion offers several scholarship opportunities for graduating seniors. Get more information at http://alrawis.org/scholarships.htm
Due to a scheduled upgrade, Infinite Campus for Athens will be unavailable this Friday, October 26, 2018.
UW Superior is offering students the chance apply this week for FREE. The free application period runs from October 22 - October 26. https://www.uwsuper.edu/admissions/apply/index.cfm?cta=1
If you are attending parent teacher conferences on October 18th, come and hear about our new Mental Health Counseling services from the Center for Human Development A short parent presentation will take place at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm. in room 123.
Based on the rain that we have received, the rain currently coming down and the forecast of rain on the way; Athens and Phillips are canceling today's Middle School Football game.
The School District of Athens students benefit from the leadership and vision of our school board. Oct. 7-13 is Wisconsin School Board Week so take time to thank these school leaders.
Please check out this link regarding ordering high school yearbooks. Please be aware this promotion tomorrow. http://view.e.jostens.com/?qs=031e2e315a874c11621fe608ecd765197bf3a2d829cae84d39c20a5694aa59b7dfbeb9e46f7516a7a75cd602b0449767313edb64b2827fb7b973ff2cedd997bdd5c06cdae3525dde5008e440dc529c1a0a7c4dfc8d2c56b4
Save A Life Tour visits Athens High School. Check out the photos from the Wausau Daily Herald. https://wdhne.ws/2POZCCC
The Wisconsin School Counselor Association awards FOUR $1,000 Scholarships to graduating seniors pursing post-secondary education. Application deadline is November 1st. Please apply at www.wscaweb.org
The 2019 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Go to https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm to apply.
Seniors - check out this scholarship opportunity. Horatio Alger Scholarship - https://scholars.horatioalger.org/
The Athens at Colby MS Football game scheduled for today has been canceled.
Today's Cross Country Meet has been cancelled due to weather.
Due to weather concerns we are moving tomorrow’s football game up two hours. Kickoff ar 5:00.
Visit www.fancloth.com/54411/405413 to order Bluejay apparel and support the cross country team. Orders can be made online, at the high school office or by contacting a member of the cross country team. Orders are due by Friday, September 7.
Don't forget that the 6th Grade Parent Meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday August 21st at 6 pm at the Athens Middle/High School. The post cards that you may have received has the wrong date.
The new sports season is beginning. To see who we are facing and where, check out the Athletics Section on our new website http://www.athens1.org/o/athens/athletics or on the new School District of Athens App under the Athletics Tab.
Don't forget Middle and High School Registration and 6-11 students pictures is Thursday August 30th from 11 am to 7 pm.
NTC Careers Camps are district students grades 6–10. The Phillips Campus activities are scheduled for August 6–9 and Wausau Campus is August 13–17. A different career pathway will be highlighted each day–students can attend one day or all. https://www.ntc.edu/future-students/k12events/careers-camp-wausau
Marching band starts Monday, August 6 at 7:00 pm in the High School music room. We would enjoy seeing all band members join us that evening.
Parents, 6th Graders, and 9th Graders Please take some time to read over the Athens Co-Curricular Code. Check your email for more details.
Starting your back to school shopping? Here is the supply list for the 2018-19 school year. http://5il.co/46jh
There will be a special presentation from Rep. Edming and Sen. Petrowski.
The 2018 State Champion Baseball Team and Coaches, will be recognized on Wednesday, June 27 at 5:30 in the AHS Library.
The Boys Baseball team will be playing against Thorp tommorow at 9 am at Fox Cities Stadium. Let's go Jays!
Seniors are graduating tomorrow! Come join us for their celebration!
School is closed due to inclement weather!
It's another great day at the School District of Athens!
The Live Feed is intended for shorter posts and can include up to 4 images as well as hyperlinks