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Parent Party October 20th – Save the Date!

Our annual Parents Party will be held on Sunday, October 20th from 5-7 pm (location to be determined). This is a great opportunity to get to know other parents and our AGS faculty, so please put it in your calendars and stay tuned for more information later this fall!!

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College Rep Visits Begin the Week of August 26

Approximately 80 colleges visit AGS from August to November. In an effort to make visits more accessible, the Office of College Counseling is hosting mini college fairs with up to five colleges. Visits are held daily during lunch, except Wednesdays, and are open to ALL Upper School students. The college visit calendar is accessible to all on Blackbaud. We hope that students will take advantage of this opportunity to learn about a variety of colleges.

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Community Trust Agreement

The Community Trust Agreement is a revered tradition at AGS where all Middle and Upper School students will sign our school’s honor code. With their signature, the students agree to act and treat others in a way that represents the values and standards that we uphold at AGS. Please join us on the morning of Wednesday, August 21st to be a part of this special event.

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Late Arrivals and Pick-ups

Please call 404-845-0900 or email the front desk by 8:30 a.m. if your child is going to be late or needs to be picked up early. Students arriving after 11:30 a.m. are considered ineligible for extra-curricular activities. Aftercare is available until 6:00 p.m., except on half days where there will be no aftercare available and the building will close at noon. On normal school days, the building closes at 6:00 p.m. Check Blackbaud regularly for the most updated information.

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Early Release on August 30

AGS will close at noon on Friday, August 30 and will remain closed until Tuesday, September 3. There will be no aftercare on that day. All families are asked to make arrangements to have their daughter picked up at the noon dismissal time.

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Back to School Night

Back to School Night will be on August 28. Registration and refreshments will begin at 4:00, and the deans will be available for meet & great at 4:30. The evening will begin at 5:00 with an introduction from Ms. Hill-Gill. Parents will then follow student’s schedule to meet teachers. The evening will conclude at 7:30.

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Patio Party – Sunday August 25th 5:00 – 8:00

All AGS families, faculty and staff are invited to gather for a fun night at Local Three on Sunday, August 25th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. There will be lots of delicious food and drinks available and everyone will have the opportunity to mix and mingle with new and old friends! Click through to RSVP.

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Senior College Night

For the Class of 2020, September marks the beginning of the college application season. The Office of College Counseling will host Senior College Night for seniors and parents (one or both) on Wednesday, August 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Horizon Center. We’ll discuss details related to the college application process. I look forward to partnering with each student and her family as she navigates the application season.

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WANTED – Spirit Store Volunteers!

The Parents’ Circle is looking for volunteers to work in the AGS Spirit Store. Just one Friday per month from 8:00-9:00 a.m. Store volunteers will monitor store inventory, answer parent and student questions, fulfill online orders, etc. Please email Shondria Covington or call her at 678-878-8700 for more information or to sign up.

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Eye of the Storm Arts Booster Club Kickoff

Are you interested in supporting the arts at AGS? Then, consider joining the Eye of the Storm (EOS) Arts Booster Club during the 2019-20 school year! Attend our informational meeting on August 20 at 8:00 a.m. All AGS parents are invited – click through for details!

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