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Now that the fire has been contained and Mt. Diablo State Park has reopened, the School decided we could share student and faculty photos taken from around the Bay Area. Additionally, Eric has included information about emergency communication plans in the works. Day 1 Day 2 Emergency Response Update Athenian was alert and responsive through […]
Athenian welcomes a great new group of faculty and staff to start the 2013-14 school year. Among the new faculty, two are fluent in American Sign Language, one speaks Bengali, and one is from France. There are 10 Masters degrees among them in 10 different fields and two are published authors. As you see this […]
A Summer of Awesome is flying by–Athenian Summer Camp is already in Session 2! It’s not too late to sign up for Adventure Camp’s White Water Rafting trip, Video Production camp, and Summit Seekers for Session 3! Register here. This year, there are more than 600 campers on Athenian’s campus, including more than 30 current Athenian students. […]
Bob Oxenburgh, Director of Finance and Facilities, will be retiring at the end of the school year after nearly a decade of service to The Athenian School. Among Bob’s many accomplishments and contributions: creating a “shadow endowment” for the school by money saved from greening efforts; getting Athenian 70% off the grid; converting 60% of […]
This morning, The Athenian School paused from our daily routine to acknowledge and reflect on yesterday’s events at the Boston Marathon. “In some ways, it matters less what we say in these moments, than that we’re sitting here together, side by side,” Head of School Eric Niles opened the all-school 6th-12th meeting. Eric began by […]
Puerto Rico 7th Grade Mountain Biking San Francisco Academy of Science Horseback Riding and Hiking in Bodega Bay China Upper School More MS China trip photos.
Washington, DC 8th graders Great kids from The Athenian School in Danville met with my staff today in DC to learn about the legislative process twitter.com/askgeorge/stat… — Rep.George Miller (@askgeorge) March 18, 2013 Puerto Rico 7th graders China 7th graders Ireland Bow-making Kitchen Chemistry Ooblek
The Athenian Speech Team had a standout performance at the Golden Gate Speech Association State Qualifying tournament this weekend in Union City. Over 30 schools and 300 students participated, including three from Athenian. This is a varsity event and schools send only their top competitors. In Varsity Original Oratory, sophomore Kelia H. competed in three […]
Not only do Athenian teachers have a lot to share with their students, they also have a lot to offer the greater educational community. Athenian invests in and even requires professional development, encouraging employees to widen and/or deepen their craft. This year, the faculty decided to rearrange the schedule to allow the entire Upper and […]
Urinetown premieres tonight. Don’t miss it! The Athenian School Drama Department presents: Urinetown The Musical Bring your pennies all the way to Urinetown the Musical! Join the Drama Department for a night full of action, romance, music, and revolutionary humor! Imagine all the fun of Monty Python mixed with the inspiration of Les Miserable and […]
Seventh grade students have an opportunity to practice their language skills in an immersive environment abroad. Students studying Mandarin are invited to travel to China. Two years ago in 2011, the 7th grade travellers joined a delegation of students from the Upper School on a trip through Beijing, Xian, Suzhou, Hagzhou, and Shanghai. Here is […]