Back to School: Athens/Clarke & Oconee Counties

By Jessica Sweeney, Publisher Macaroni KID Athens July 13, 2023

Back to School season is upon us! Here is some helpful information for the upcoming 2023/24 school year for Athens/Clarke and Oconee Counties. Feel free to send information you think should be included:


First Day of School is Wednesday, August 2, 2023

School Calendars  
Alps Road Elementary 
Barnett Shoals Elementary 
Barrow Elementary
Chase Street Elementary
Cleveland Road Elementary
Fowler Drive Elementary
Gaines Elementary
Howard B. Stroud Elementary
J. J. Harris Elementary
Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary
Timothy Road Elementary
Whit Davis Elementary
Whitehead Road Elementary
Winterville Elementary
Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle
Clarke Middle
Coile Middle
Hilsman Middle
Cedar Shoals High
Clarke Central High
Classic City High

Helpful Links
Athens/Clarke County Student Registration
Clarke County School Academic Calendar 2023-24
New cell phone procedure for middle and high school students. View it here.

Rally to Register   (Ended)
Saturday July 22nd from 9am to 1pm at Clarke County School District Office
located at 595 Prince Avenue Athens, GA

School Supply Giveaway for CCSD School Students   (Ended)
Saturday July 15th from 1pm to 4pm at Beech Haven Baptist Church
located at 2390 W Broad Street Athens, GA

Free Haircuts for Kids  (Ended)
Saturday July 29th from 10am to 4pm at Clarke County Sheriff's Office Training Center
located at 2900 County Farm Road Athens, GA
School-aged children will receive free haircuts and braids to start off their school year!
Call 762-400-8106 to reserve a spot.

Backpack Giveaway (Ended)
Saturday July 29th from 11am to 2pm at the West Broad Farmers Market and Garden
located at 300 S Rocksprings Street Athens, GA
Only for school children ages 6 and up.

Oconee County

First day of School is Wednesday, August 2, 2023

School Calendars  
Oconee County Primary
Colham Ferry Elementary
Dove Creek Elementary
High Shoals Elementary 
Malcom Bridge Elementary
Oconee County Elementary
Rocky Branch Elementary
Malcom Bridge Middle
Oconee County Middle (Not Published)
North Oconee High
Oconee County High

Helpful Links
Oconee County Student Registration
Oconee County School Academic Calendar 2023-24
Oconee County School Supplies List

Meet the Teachers on Monday July 31st:
A-H: 8:30-9:30AM
I-Q: 9:30-10:30AM
R-Z: 10:30-11:30AM

A-D: 10:00-11:00AM
E-O: 11:30AM-12:30PM
P-Z: 1:30-2:30PM

9th-12th: Noon-3:00PM

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