The Sandbox

A newsletter for families and friends of iAcademy @ AES!

May 23, 2022

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Important Upcoming Dates

  • May 23-26: No latchkey services
  • May 23-26: Boys and Girls Club is Closed for the week
  • May 26: Last Day for Students

It's been a WONDERFUL Year!

We thank you so much for sharing your children with us this year! We have had a wonderful year and we all have learned so much, children and adults alike! We pray that you have a safe and fun summer and we can't wait to be back together in August!

For those 3rd graders moving on to AIS....we wish you the best of luck! You are each special to us and will always have a home at iAcademy!

Much Love,

All of the iAcademy faculty and staff

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We want your feedback!

Please take a minute and fill out the parent survey below to give us some feedback on our school! Thank you!!

We Need You in our PTO!

If you would be interested in serving as a PTO officer or volunteering for one of our events throughout the year, please complete the survey below. We are in the process of looking for PTO officers & volunteers for the 2022-2023 school year.

We will be setting up a PTO meeting to name our officers for the 2022-2023 school year. Thank you very much for your partnership and support of iAcademy.

School Supply Orders for next school year!

We have 2 ways to get school supplies for your student for next year! You can order the school supply kit online or you can use our school supply list and purchase supplies on your own. Supply lists will be available in July on our website.

For ordering online please see the information below.

Go to now and enter our unique School Code, which is 953762. Enter your student’s name and NEXT YEAR’S grade level (to properly label the kit) to add the kit to your shopping cart. Select any optional student accessories you’d like such as backpacks, headphones, lunch bags, water bottles, and food jars and then proceed to secure checkout. It is extremely simple and convenient!

The entire process takes less than 2 minutes and you can do it on your phone or from the comfort of your home. Your student’s supply kit and any optional accessories you ordered will be individually labeled and delivered directly to the school prior to the start of the new school year.

Here are our kit prices by NEXT YEAR’S grade level:

Grade K: $39

Grade 1: $38

Grade 2: $47

Grade 3: $46

For students entering the 4th grade at AIS. If you want to order the online kit, please Go to now and enter our unique School Code, which is 138894. Enter your student’s name and NEXT YEAR’S grade level (to properly label the kit) to add the kit to your shopping cart. The 4h grade kit is $51.

Athens Summer Sports Camps

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Stay in Touch with iAcademy!

Do you want to know what's happening with your child and our school? We have lots of ways to stay in touch with what is happening! Check out a few ways below:

  • Follow us on our Facebook Page or Twitter Page! For Facebook look up @iacademyatathenselementary or for Twitter look up @AthensElem
  • Sign up for this weekly newsletter to be delivered through text or email. Sign up by visiting this website:
  • Check your child's "Gold Folder" each day for information from the teacher
  • Sign up for SeeSaw so you can communicate with your child's teacher and see some of your child's school work. Email your child's teacher for info on how to sign up for Seesaw!
  • Check out our website for school information at
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Click HERE for opting out and communication info!

General School Information

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Community Partnerships

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2021-2022 Partner In Education: Listerhill Credit Union

Get the Free App Now!

Never miss a weather alert, school closing or important update. Download the ACS mobile app to stay connected at all times. Use the app to check calendars, lunch menus, and receive "push" notifications about school events and weather emergencies. Download the free app today at the App Store for iPhones or Google Play for Android devices. Search "Athens City School System."

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.

Our Administrative Team

Mr. Nick Looney, Assistant Principal


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