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We Flip for Families

families enjoying pancake breakfast at AES

Athena Elementary students and families were treated to a pancake breakfast to celebrate the first day of school. We served over 200 pancakes!

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2018-19 School Year Information

stack of books with apple on top

The 2018-19 school year is quickly approaching! Below you will find the AES school supply lists, current free/reduced lunch application, and the letter to household with instructions and information about applying for free/reduced meals. All documents are downloadable/printable PDFs.

Find prices and other meal related info on our district site: https://athwest.k12.or.us/food-service-information

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Nature Kids Events

Nature Kids logo

Blue Mountain Land Trust​ releases elementary Nature Kids event schedule. Nature Kids is an educational series dedicated to encouraging children to explore, play, learn about and take action for nature. Learn more and register here: https://bmlt.org/nature-kids. Contact Lauren Platman with any questions at laurenatbmlt.org or 509-525-3136.


  • Saturday, June 30 – Bioblitz
  • Tuesday, July 17 - Nature Kids: Water Investigators
  • Tuesday, August 7 - Nature Kids: Environmental Fair
  • Saturday, September 29 - Nature Kids: STEM in Nature
  • Saturday, October 27 - Nature Kids: Go Batty
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The Sound of Fiddles

Fiddler Kelly Thibodeaux plays for students

Athena Elementary Students will learn from fiddler Kelly Thibodeaux this week. Kelly is a professional fiddler from Louisiana with more than 35 years playing the violin. He will be instructing elementary students all week. His specialty is teaching basic skills in a short period of time. Each classroom will have a recital on Friday to demonstrate their new musical skills. Parents will receive notification when those recital times will be.

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Dr. Seuss Day

We had fun with Dr. Seuss and dressing up at Athena Elementary for Dr. Seuss Day!

Dr. Seuss Day

Dr. Seuss Day


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