Atherton Jr/Sr High School News

Dear Students and Parents:

Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year at Atherton Jr./Sr. High School! I hope you had a wonderful summer break, filled with opportunities to learn and grow. There is a lot of excitement ahead of us, including new teachers to meet, new books to read, new friends to make and new skills to master. I look forward to seeing all of you. The following information and dates will assist you in answering your questions as you ready yourselves for the first day of school.

Please feel to contact the school with any questions at 810-591-9184.

ORIENTATION DAYS: On August 20th and 28th we will be holding our orientations. We have day and evening orientations to help accommodate the schedules of all our families. Orientation and registration typically last about one hour. Student schedules will be issued, parking permits will be for sale, informational updates and schedule changes will be handled during this time. Parking permits will be $20.00 this year. Pictures will be taken on September 2nd and student ID’s will be issued the same day.

SCHOOL START AND END TIME: The first day of school is September 2nd and will be a half day. Full days will start at 7:40 AM and will end at 2:42 PM. Half days will start at 7:40 AM. and will end at 10:53 AM.

School Times:

7th-12th grade: 7:40 AM – 2:42 PM

1/2 Day Release Time 10:53 AM

Parent Informational Meetings and Orientation in Cafeteria - PARENTS MUST ATTEND ONE SESSION

  • Wednesday, August 20st – 7th-12th grade 6:00 PM ***(8th graders MUST attend this session as we will be going over EDPs from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
  • Thursday, August 28th – 7th -12th grade 11:00 AM or 7th-12th grade 6:00 PM

Beginning of School:

Tuesday, September 2nd – ½ day (7:40 AM – 10:53 AM)

Wednesday, September 3rd – First full Day (7:40 AM – 2:42 PM)

Picture Day:

Tuesday, September 2nd - Picture packages will be available at orientation


All students must have a up-to-date physical on file at Atherton Jr/Sr High School Office before tryouts.

7/8th grade athletics start when school begins.

The official start dates for 9th-12th Atherton High School fall sports is as follows:

JV/Varsity Football – August 11th at 3pm at Atherton Jr/Sr High School

**During the school year, practice will be held from 3:15 – 5:45 pm

JV/Varsity Volleyball – August 13th - 15th from 3 – 5:30 pm at Atherton Jr/Sr High School Gym

**During the school year, practice will be held from 2:45 – 4:15 pm

Tennis – August 11th 4:30 at Tennis Courts

Cheerleading - August 11th from 4 – 6 pm at Atherton Jr/Sr High School Cafe

Jamie Johnston


Stacey Watson

Dean of Students/Athletic Director