FAME Academy News Blast

FAME Academy.... Where Fine Arts Meet Education

March 19, 2023

Important Upcoming Dates


  • Youth Art Month
  • Second Grade to Burritt on the Mountain - Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Third Grade to Limestone County Tech School - Tuesday, March 21, 2023
  • Pictures to Kelly.mathheus@acs-k12.org for Yearbook: Friday, March 24, 2023
  • Duty Free Lunch (Thank you PTF) - Friday, March 24, 2023
  • SPRING BREAK - March 27 - March 31, 2023


  • Alabama Comprehensive Assessment Program (ACAP) - Wednesday, April 5 - 14, 2023
  • FNB School Bank Day - Thursday, April 13, 2023
  • Zaxby's Spirit Night - Thursday, April 13, 2023
  • Third Grade Showcase - Friday, April 21, 2023 (1:00 pm)
  • No School ; Teacher Professional Learning - Friday, April 28, 2023

Parent Survey - Urgent Attention Neccessary

Please take a moment to scan the code below to take a survey about our school. We are lacking stakeholder input.
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Our students are more than a number, but numbers matter!

Preparation for testing

  • Be sure your child gets plenty of rest.
  • Eats a good breakfast.
  • Has working headphones at school (test is online).
  • Knows how important they are and that their efforts should reflect this!

Alabama Comprehensive Assessment Program Schedule

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 - 2nd and 3rd Grade Reading

Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 2nd and 3rd Grade Reading

Friday, April 7, 2023 - 2nd and 3rd Grade Writing

Monday, April 10, 2023 - test make-up day

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - 2nd and 3rd Grade Math

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 2nd and 3rd Grade Math

Thursday, April 13 - 14, 2023 - test make-up

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Rehearsal Update


Tuesdays and Thursdays in March.

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays in April.

Monday, May 1st and Tuesday, May 2nd.

*Each practice will be after school until 4:15 PM.

Some practices may not include all characters, so parents should keep up with Remind.


Tech Rehearsal - During school on May 3rd.

Dress Rehearsal - During school on May 4th (in front of the student body).

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FAME is looking for some help....

If you are willing to do some construction and stage painting for our upcoming production please contact Mr. Woolard. nathan.woolard@acs-k12.org

If you would like to assist with some clubs for our latch key students (gardening, sewing, etc) please contact Mrs. Sedillo melissa.sedillo@acs-k12.org

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Deadline to order your yearbook online is approaching!

Lunch In the Library!

This week Mrs. Starnes will be looking for students who have made the biggest gain in words read this week. On Monday, those students will be invited to have lunch in the library with her!

* We will not be providing lunch. Students need to bring their lunch into the library-whether it's a tray or their lunchbox.*

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Lunch Information

Please remember that we ask that you do not bring in outside food. Ice cream will be sold to each grade level on the day they host visitors. Due to parking and cafeteria space, we strongly encourage the following schedule:

Monday - Third Grade

Tuesday - Second Grade

Wednesday - First Grade

Thursday - Kindergarten

Parents are welcome to send in pre-packaged treats with a nutritional label for birthday celebrations that will be eaten during their child's snack time.

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Each Monday at 7:15 am in the gymnasium at FAME Academy at Brookhill beginning 10/17

First Priority is a campus ministry to elementary, middle, and high school students. Our mission is to take the hope of Christ to every student. Clothe our Kids is a ministry of First Priority and we provide clothes for students in need through the school systems in our area.
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Nurses Corner

Save The Date!

Our annual School Vision Screening for K and 2nd grades will be February 10th. Information sheets will be sent home this week. All students in grades K and 2 WILL be screened unless a parent writes “No” in the office use box in the top right corner and signs on line 3.

Parents this is a very non-invasive procedure given cost free. Sight Savers is a nationwide program with great results for helping refer students with potential vision deficits. Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions or concerns.

Thank you!! Nurse Amanda, RN BES

Athens City Schools Updates

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Be sure to allow alerts, pushes, and banners in your phone settings under "notifications" to properly receive notifications. In the app settings, please select the schools from which you wish to receive updates. Contact our office with any questions. 256-233-6600.

Partner In Education

Thank you to our Partner in Education, First National Bank for supporting our students & staff at FAME Academy this school year.
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FAME Social Media Sites

Please follow FAME Academy at Brookhill on our Social Media sites

-Facebook- @ FAME Academy at Brookhill

-Facebook PTF- School buddies @FAME Academy Brookhill PTF

-Twitter- FAME Academy @ Brookhill Elementary (@brookhillelem) / Twitter

-Website- https://www.acs-k12.org/Domain/9