FAME Academy @ Brookhill

Newsletter for Students, Staff, Parents, & Community

Vol. 2 Ed. 12. Week of November 13th

FAME Academy Front Office Staff

No School-Monday November 12 in observance of Veterans Day

Veterans Day Program

Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday November 15th

Fall Make Up Pictures are rescheduled for Friday Nov. 16th

Teacher of the Year

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T.R.A.I.L. Student Art Studio

The T.R.A.I.L. Student Studio at High Cotton Arts in downtown Athens has on display student art work through the Athens Arts League. The Athens Arts League works with teachers in our community to highlight and support student art in Athens and Limestone County. Come out and see the student art work; Wednesdays/Thursdays 10-2 and Fridays/Saturdays 10-4
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Spanish Connect Class Information

Breakfast with Santa

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Toys For Tots

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FAME Celebration Day Sponsors

This year we will be having 2 FAME Celebration Days. This celebration will take place twice a year recognizing our students who accomplish their Sight Words in each grade level and our student showcase day. We would like to thank the following for sponsoring our FAME Celebration Days that will be Friday January 25 and Friday May 31st

  • Strain and Sons Nursery
  • Athens Cinemagic
  • Herbs and More
  • Abbie Cooper
  • Salon Blush
  • Phillips Concrete

Thank you for supporting our students and teachers!

Latch Key

Our Latch Key program is available for any student from 2:45-5:00 pm every day after school. Students will be able to work on homework and have recreation time. The cost is $25 per week and payment must be submitted every Monday of the upcoming week. Please click on the box below to sign your child up for Latch Key.
Latchkey Application

Latchkey Application

PTF Membership

PTF Membership is $10 per family. Please send in your money if you would like to join the FAME Academy PTF.

2018-2019 PTF Officers

President- Tricia Biggs

Vice President- Amy Shelton

Secretary- Sommer Goodwin

Treasurer- Cortney Owen

ACS Transportation Information

If you signed up for your student to be a bus rider for this upcoming school year prior to July 10th, you should have received bus stop information and pick up time. If you have not signed up for your child to ride the bus, please access the link below to get information and sign up for your student to ride a bus.


Donations Needed for FAME Lab

We are in the process of developing our FAME Lab & Production Studio for our Fine Arts Academy. This will be a hands on lab that our students will be able to utilize to advance their knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. We are in need of any donations of the following items to help start our lab this fall:

  • Legos- Regular or the Duplo Legos
  • Building Blocks
  • Storage Containers- Small and Large
  • Rolls from Toilet Paper and Paper Towels
  • Golf Tees
  • Balloons
  • Cardboard
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Tennis Balls
  • Magnets & Magnetic Letters
  • Toothpicks
  • Straws
  • Rubber Bands
  • Duct Tape

We greatly appreciate any donations made for our lab. We will have a container outside of the school if you would like to drop off your items. We are excited to have this experience for your students beginning this fall!

School Supply List

For any parent that did not order school supplies before the end of May this past school year, here are the lists by grade levels of what students are ask to provide for their classrooms.

FAME Academy Supply Lists- http://bit.ly/1819BESschoolsupplies

November FAME Cafe Menus

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2018-2019 ACS Calendar

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Important Dates


  • Thanksgiving Break- No School- Wed. Nov. 21-Fri. Nov.23


  • Marco's Spirit Night- Mon. Dec. 3
  • Progress Reports Go Home- Wed. Dec. 5
  • Kona Kice- Fri. Dec. 7
  • FAME Academy Christmas Shop- Week of Dec.10
  • Spelling Bee- Mon. Dec 17 @ 8:30 am
  • Kindergarten Christmas Program- Wed. Dec 19 @ 8:30 am
  • Christmas Party- Fri. Dec. 21 from 1:45-2:15 pm
  • Christmas Break- Dec. 24- Jan. 4


  • Students return to school- Mon. Jan. 7
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No School)- Mon. Jan 21
  • Teacher Work Day (No School)- Tues. Jan 22
  • 2nd Nine Weeks Report Cards go home- Wed. Jan 23
  • 1st Semester FAME Celebration Day & Student Showcase- Fri. Jan 25 8:00-9:30

Dates and events are Subject to Change

Car Rider Information

Please read about our update car rider drop off and pick up information.