SPRING 2014 EXAMS: SENIOR EXAMS | 9th-11th Graders
SOPHOMORE SURVEY: ALL Sophomores have until May 1 to complete the survey
Bell Schedules for Athens Drive: 1 Hour Delay | 2 Hour Delay | 3 Hour Delay | Regular Bell Schedule | Early Release

ADHS Mission: The mission of ADHS is to educate every child with a relevant, rigorous curriculum which fosters positive relationships and prepares every student to be responsible and productive world citizens, able to manage future challenges.


Rising 10th-12th Grade Support

Rising 9th Grade Support

Directions for Using Powerschool to select courses: ENGLISH | SPANISH
Video Directions for Selecting Courses (YouTube)

The Athens Drive Community is an active community. Here, in our ADHS Special Events section, we will highlight upcoming events for our school community.

Athens Drive will celebrate Academic Integrity Week April 14-18 to bring awareness to the importance of Academic Integrity and to promote our Academic Integrity Policy. Events include:
  • Application Week for 2014-2015 Honor Council
    • Students interested in serving on the Academic Integrity Honor Council should submit the application by May 1.

Freshman Camp Set for Summer 2014 for Rising Freshmen
Rising Freshmen who are attending Athens Drive for th e2014-2015 school year are invited to attend one of our Freshmen Camps this summer. Choose from one of two dates:
  • July 30
  • August 12

During our Feshmen camp, you will tour the building, hear from students and staff, and learn more about our programs. We will also hold a parent session for parents of rising Freshmen.

Each camp runs from 8:00am-11:30am. Download the flyer (Coming soon!)

FOOTLOOSE: May 8-10, 2014

The Athens Drive High School Theater Department is proud to present Footloose as the Spring Musical. Advanced Tickets can be purchased on-line.

Online Ticket Sales

  • Ticket Sales: April 28-May 7
  • Showtimes: May 8-10 @ 7PM
  • Tickets: $10.00

Come out and support our Theater Department !



The Athens Drive STEM Academies sponsors a Lunch and Learn Speaker series for all students at Athens Drive. Students are invited to bring their lunch and come hear about careers in STEM fields. All Students are invited to attend to learn about STEM Careers. All sessions are held in Mr. Barry's room 2720 on the days below!

March 5th RTI (Engineering)
March 19th Walt Haven , NC Dept of Energy (Energy)

April 9th
Jeanette O’Connor (Lands and Waters South)
(Sustainable Landscaping/Environment)

April 23rd The Produce Box (Sustainable Agriculture and Engineering a Business Model)
May 7th Red Hat (Culture/Skills necessary to succeed in STEM environments)


Principal's Messages | Archived News

Class of 2014 Accolades:

Athens Drive High School is prod to recognize our graduating class of 2014 and their accomplishments:

  • Dawson Reid Tripp : Park Scholarship Finalist
  • Jonathan Otten received a National Merit Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Scholarship.

Summer 2014 Summer School Information

Athens Drive High School Summer School Information:

Athens Drive Alum is Drafted in WNBA

The Athens community is proud of Markeisha Gatling for being drafted as a 10th pick for the Chicago Sky. The Jaguar community wishes Markeisha the best of luck! Read story here from the News and Observer.

Students Graduate from the Cary Youth Leadership Program

Athens Drive students graduated from the Cary Youth Leadership Program on April 11, 2014. We congratulate the following students on their accomplishment:
  • Conor Gronboch
  • Emery Nowell
  • Abigail Clark
  • Leah Henry
  • Miranda Parker
  • Briana Yanello
  • Matthew Burroughs
  • Grant Finkbeiner
  • Thomas Howard
  • Maxxton Murphy

Adviser: Mrs. Sabrina Finkbeiner, CDC

FCCLA Students Win at State Competition:

The following students competed in the annual FCCLA State Leadership Conference in Greensboro last week:
Jasmine Leon - Gold Medal
Sofia Sequeira - Gold Medal
Christina Luong - Gold Medal
Kathryn Vinay - Silver Medal

Graduation Schedules:

Graduation Schedule for 2014: Here are the graduation schedules for 2014 graduation.

Tutoring Available Through the WELL:

Students can request a Tutor through the Wade Edwards Learning Lab. Tutor Request through the WELL. Click Here to access the on-line Tutor Form.

PTSA Scholarship Applications Due April 15:

The Athens Drive PTSA is proud to offer two Senior Scholarships, each in the amount of $500. Students must be a PTSA member in order to apply. There is still time for students to join the PTSA. Scholarships are paid directly to the school selected by the student.

ADHS Indoor Percussion Ensemble Performs in Dayton, Ohio:

Our Indoor Percussion Ensemble will be performing for the Winterguard International Grand Championships in Dayton, Ohio April 10-12! Good Luck Jaguars!

AP Testing Schedule:

AP Testing is upon us. Students in AP courses need to make sure that they are aware of the test dates. You can acees the Advanced Placement Test Dates here. Also, students need to take advantage of the SMART Lunch and after school prep sessions offered by AP Teachers. Please check with your teacher for Review Sessions

Note about GPA Calculations:

Wake County Public School System has been informed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) that schools should not run GPA calculations or provide transcripts until NCDPI resolves some statewide issues with GPA calculations. Any questions should be directed to Student Services.

A Message from Dr. Hedrick

Click here to read a special message from Dr. Hedrick.

ADHS is a Grammy Signature Schools Semifinalist:

Grammy Signature Schools Semifinalist: Kudos to the Athens Drive High chorus, band, and orchestra programs for achieving national recognition for our overall music program. Superb teachers (Joy Clayton, Jerry Markoch, and Greg Logan); awesome parent support; and disciplined, talented students = SUCCESS. Reaching the semifinals is extremely competitive. Our school community can take great pride in the progress to this point in the competition. Check the link to Grammy Signature Schools Semifinalists 2014:


Military Career Officers Visits to ADHS~ Schedule:

  • Monday-US Army
  • 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month-US Marines
  • 4th Tuesday of the month-US Navy
  • 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month-National Guard
  • US AirForce upon requested appointment

Volunteer Registration is available only on Mondays

Volunteer Sign up is available only on Mondays from 8am-4pm at any WCPSS site.


  • Parents who filled out a form for Homebase Access will receive information for accessing the system via their student.
  • Parents who have not already filled out a form for Homebase Access can do so here (notary public form OR photo ID) and either bring the ID Form with a valid ID to the main office, or mail in the notarized form to Athens Drive HS, Att: Data Manager
  • Parents may also sign up for Homebase during the Fall Open House, September 17, 2013. Forms will be available in the Curriculum Fair in the cafeteria at 6 pm prior to the general meeting of the PTSA.
  • When parents receive your log-in to Homebase, you will log in at the following link: https://wcpss.powerschool.com/public/
  • More Home Base information and instructions can be found at http://www.wcpss.net/parents/homebase/

Information About Setting Up Parent Account on Powerschools

  • Parents MUST CREATE their ACCOUNT first before logging into powerschool
  • Scroll down to the bottom and you will see "CREATE AN ACCOUNT"
    When parents create an account, there is a section for student information. Put your student's name BUT YOUR ACCESS ID AND PASSWORD, not the student's.
  • Three (3) attempts to log-in to Powerschools will result in your account being locked. Accounts are unlocked daily in the mornings, so if you are locked out, please wait until the next day and try logging in with the same password.
  • A Parent Quick Start Guide is available if you need Assistance.


ADHS Calendar

Frequently Used Numbers
919.233.4050- Main Office
919.233.4054- Fax
919.233.4067- Attendance
919.233.4060- Student Services
919. 233.4001-Media Center
919.233.4070- Athletics
919.854.1666-Community Schools
919.805.3030- Transportation

Counselors and Administrative Assignments
Organized by Last Names:
Last Name Begins with Administrator/ Counselor
A-D Katz / Sweat
E-K Stallworth / Grififn
L-R V Thompson / Coats
S-Z Parrish / Hegarty

Professional Learning Teams at Athens Drive High School
Professioal Learning Team Agendas
Professional Learning Team Minutes

Quick Links








1420 Athens Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606-2427 

919.233.4050- Main Office
919.233.4067- Attendance
919.805.3030- WCPSS Transportation
919.431.7404- International Families
919.233.4060- Student Services
919. 233.4001-Media Center
919.233.4070- Athletics
919.854.1666- Community Schools

Principal: Dr. James Hedrick


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