The Renaissance Review

A Weekly Newsletter

Week of September 10 - September 16, 2021

Please read the following information carefully. Most school information is listed below.


This newsletter is the main source of information. It will be sent out each Friday afternoon during the school year. Important dates, new announcements, and reminders can be found in this school newsletter.

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testing information

As a requirement to remain in good standing as a student with Athens Renaissance School, attendance on campus for standardized testing is required by ALL students, both blended and virtual. CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW TO FOLLOW THE LINK TO THE TESTING CALENDAR.
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Meeting Notes from PTO Meeting, 8/24/2021

To see meeting notes from the Athens Renaissance School PTO meeting of the 2021-2022 school year, go to this link.
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How to Schedule a ZOOM Meeting with your Teacher

Need some extra help or remediation? Have more questions about a lesson? Calendly is the way to schedule a ZOOM Meeting with your teacher:


Teacher Calendly Links

School Picture Days

OCTOBER


ELEMENTARY (405 South Street East, Athens, AL)

Tuesday, October 5th

Wednesday, October 6th

Thursday, October 7th


MIDDLE (601 Clinton Street - South Building, Athens, AL)

Wednesday, October 6th

Thursday, October 7th


HIGH SCHOOL (270 US Highway 31 North, The Old Rec Center, Athens, AL)

Wednesday, October 6th

Thursday, October 7th


NOVEMBER


Monday, November 1st

SENIOR PORTRAITS @ ARS High School (270 US Highway 31 North, Athens, AL)

Standardized Testing

All students are expected to attend standardized state testing for their respective grade level. This schedule is set by the Alabama State Department of Education and must be taken in person. This is for all ARS students no matter the pathway. It is a requirement to remain a student of good standing with ARS. All tests will be given at the ARS Middle School campus located at 601 S Clinton Street Athens, AL 35611 (map below!)

Important Testing Dates

OCTOBER


Monday, October 4th - ALL 10th grade students will participate in PreACT - 8:00 AM.

Testing to take place at Athens Renaissance Middle School. Map picture attached below.


Wednesday, October 20th - ALL 12th grade students will participate in WorkKeys testing - 8:00 AM. Testing to take place at Athens Renaissance Middle School. Map picture attached below.


OPTIONAL Tuesday, October 26th - 10th & 11th grade students who choose to participate in PSAT test MUST HAVE signed up by Wednesday, September 1st. The test will take place at 8:00 AM at Athens Renaissance Middle School. Map picture attached below.

PSAT/National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test October 26, 2021

ARS will offer the PSAT/National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test on Tuesday, October 26 beginning at 8:00 A.M. at 601 Clinton Street. This is an optional test for 10th/11th graders that allows students the route of entry to the National Merit® Scholarship Program. The cost to students is $18. Payments can be turned into a teacher when you are on campus or dropped off to Mrs. Cheryl Carter at the front desk at 405 South Street E.


If you would like to participate in the PSAT/NMSQT on Tuesday, October 26, please complete the google form below as well as send or mail cash/check to school with your student. This must be completed and paid for by Wednesday, September 1 if you choose to participate.


Link to Register for the PSAT/NMSQT

Where Do I Go to Take the Test?

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Lunch Is Free This Year! *Please note that lunch choices may change last minute due to shipments and delivery of food items.

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ARS Middle School Campus

6th - 8th

601 Clinton Street

Athens, AL 35611

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ARS High School Campus

9th - 12th

270 U.S. Highway 31 North

Athens, AL 35611

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