Our Vision

Make It Meaningful: The Athenian Campaign

A Place for Innovation, Collaboration, and Intellectual Exploration

The Athenian School prepares its students for a life of intellectual exploration and meaningful contribution through a rigorous, hands-on, experiential curriculum. Students are actively engaged in their learning and become adept problem solvers.

The Athenian School is investing in projects that will enhance the learning experience of each and every student, providing them with the skills they need to become engaged global citizens:

1. The new Knoll Classrooms will provide flexible learning spaces to foster collaboration and hands-on, experiential learning opportunities. Three new buildings will house 9 new humanities classrooms, 1 new science classrooms, and 2 bathrooms. Each classroom is more than 650 square feet and includes an additional 150 square foot breakout room. 

2. A renewed Main Hall and Carter Innovation Space will enhance interdisciplinary learning, encourage innovation and creativity, and serve as the heart of the campus.

3. A remodeled Freeman Commons will be a vibrant activity hub for students and provide one-stop services, from counseling and meetings to gathering and retrieving mail.

These projects will enrich every student’s Athenian experience, serve the Athenians of tomorrow, and better align our learning spaces with our mission.

Project Updates

List of 7 news stories.

  • August 2017: Back to School Update

    What an exciting and productive summer it has been!
  • July 2017: Announcing the Carter Innovation Studio

    In recognition of the largest gift in the history of the School, made by the Carter family, we are proud to announce that the new innovation space at our front door will be named The Carter Innovation Studio.
     
  • April 2017: Modular Buildings Delivered!

    What an exciting week! We are thrilled to announce that the modular buildings for the Freeman Commons and the Knoll classrooms are being installed.
  • January 2017: Commons Demolition

    The Commons came down in just 1 short day! Watch the time lapse of the demolition. We expect the new Commons to be completed over the summer.
  • December 2016: Groundbreaking

    We had our Groundbreaking Ceremony on December 2, 2016. Read the speech senior Courtney Curd '17 gave at the ceremony and watch the video.
  • October 2016: Getting Ready for Groundbreaking

    We are thrilled to share that groundbreaking will begin by early December for our new classroom building and Commons.
  • June 2016: Timeline Update

    We have just ended the 2015-16 school year amid a whirl of activity: league-winning sporting events, a remarkable Design and Engineering Showcase, the Spring Arts Festival, final exams, and end-of-year celebrations.

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