Bell Schedules for Athens Drive: 1 Hour Delay | 2 Hour Delay | Regular Bell Schedule | Early Release

  • Permission Form for Students to Leave Campus after Exams on January 13, 14, and 15, 2014 (Parents must send in this form for us to release students and must provide transportation)

Prospective Students and their families can schedule a tour of Athens Drive. Campus Tours are scheduled monthly. Please sign up for a tour date here if interested.

Open Letter to Families of Athens Drive: Testing Particiption Rates
This letter is an open letter from Dr. Hedrick to all families of Athens Drive. The content of the letter explains the participation rates for end-of-course testing and accountability to 2013-2014.

The Athens Drive Hospitatlity Committee Needs You
Please sign up to volunteer and/or donate items for the for "ADHS Teachers and Staff Holiday Celebration” to be held on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.

Please click on the link to view the Sign Up Sheet

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.
Policy Updates for 2014-2015
Freshman Camp Documents

Please make sure that you familiarize yourself with the policies and procedures for Athens Drive High School. Below are policy updates that students will learn about the first week of school:


Here are documents and links that were referenced in the parent session for Freshman Camp:

Parking and Lunch Pass Information
2014-2015 Athletic Information
  Visit our Athletics web site for up-to-date information about coaches and practice schedules

Athens Drive Stadium Update and Memorial Brick Campaign
Below is a graphic that shows the New Stadium Plans:

The new Athens stadium is moving along as planned with a start date to break ground early this coming year. In addition to a brand new stadium, parking lot, concession building, bathrooms and ticket booth our Williams Stadium will also see new improvements starting late next spring. In addition to other items, Williams Stadium will finally be upgraded with ADA accessible grand stands and a brand new track. Please feel free to stop by the main office to see the new plans for our stadium.

The Athens Drive Jaguar Club would like to invite you to participate in the construction of our new stadium by purchasing a personalized engraved brick paver that will be a permanent part of the new stadium walkway. See order form attached. If interested, please fill out the form for reserving a paver. Make checks payable to the Athens Drive Jaguar Club Brick Paver. For questions or further information please contact Karin Evanoff at (919)244-4506 or contact Karin Evanoff.



Athens Drive's Newest National Board Certified Teachers

Congratulations to Our Most Recent National Board Certified Teachers:

  • Mr. Deadmon, CTE
  • Ms. Hilton,Visual Arts
  • Ms. Hodgins, Special Education
  • Ms. Luna, CTE
  • Mr. Robertson, Special Education

Tardy Sweeps Parent and Student Notice

PhBeing to class on time is important for students to maximize the school day and to maximize learning. Beginning the second week of December, ADHS administration and faculty will begin conducting random tardy sweeps to promote prompt arrival to class. Please see the memo about our tardy sweeps so that you will be informed about consequences for tardies

Jennifer Chang Claims State 4-A Individual Golf Title
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28: Athens Drive High School Freshman, Jennifer Chang, claimed Athens Drive's third straight girl's individual golf title. This is Athens Drive High School's 3rd straight girl's individual State Golf title

Vernon Malone College & Career Academy Application Window Open
  • Application Period: November 1 through December 1, 2014 – Early College Application period is open (students must apply online within this time period)
  • November 4 and 6, 2014: Vernon Malone Open House, 6:30-8:30 pm
  • More information at Vernon Malone Web Site

Financial Aid Information
The Financial Aid program is designed to be a one-on-one program for students and their parents who need financial help to attend college. ADHS's Financial Aid Advisor is Mrs. Tori Sharpe who is familiar with the financial aid process and the difficulties of filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Mrs. Sharpe is located in Student Services on Tuesdays. Appointments may be made by emailing her at or stopping by Student Services. Don't miss the opportunity to learn about financial aid that is available to you and why every student going to college should submit a FAFSA.

Athens Drive High School's Career Technical Education Department, STEM Academies and Student Services has rolled out a section on the student page to help with College and Career Planning. Each month, we will highlight a different theme and host specific events to help support students in planning for post-secodary opportunities. Please visit our page often to see what activities we have planned for each month. Also, remember that your counselors are here and available to help you with planning for your future. In addition, you can contact Mrs. Finkbeiner, our Career Development Coordinator in the Career Center located in the ADHS Media Center.

State Rolls Out Credit By Demonstrated Mastery
Starting in 2015, students will be able to earn credit for a course without spending a set number of hours taking the course in a classroom. Under the state’s new Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) option, uniquely qualified students may “test out” or bypass a course if they have already mastered the content. Parents and Students can learn more about Credit By Demostrated Mastery, including dates for Information sessions at the WCPSS web site and from your counselor.

Students Recognized by National Merit Scholars Program
The following students have been recognized by the National Merit Scholar Program:
  • Luc Spalding, National Merit Scholar Semi-finalist
  • Zoe Grimaila
  • Jennifer Li
  • Amith Mandavilli
  • Miranda Parker
  • Anumeena Sorna
  • Bette Sun
  • Cole Teander


September 13-14 we had several students participate in the annual ArtSpark Sidewalk Painting on Fayetteville in downtown Raleigh. Our students did awesome work! For the second year in a row Athens won "Best Overall" for one of our squares. Madeline Denton earned this recognition. Students who participated are
  • Madeline Denton
  • Kayla Biesaga
  • Sarah Knierim
  • Tori Murray, Cheyenne Caza-Hohol and Anna Boshoff
  • Kirsten Wesselow collaborated with Holly Springs High to create an Art History based design!!!!

The Athens Drive Arts Department is extremely proud of the creativity, committment, and hard work that went into "giving up" a Saturday, battling the rain and aching backs and knees and getting down and dirty for Athens!!!

College Reps on ADHS Campus

Friday, November 21, 2014
St. Michael's College Colchester, VT

A Representative will be in the Library/Career Center after school today at 2:20 PM. All interested students and parents are welcome.
See Mrs. Finkbeiner-CDC, if you need further information.

Monday, November 24, 2014
Winston-Salem State University

A Representative will be in the Library/Career Center after school today at 2:20 PM.
Students who have applied or are interested in applying will be able to be involved in an on-site application review session.
All interested students and parents are welcome.
See Mrs. Finkbeiner-CDC, if you need further information.

Military Career Officers Visits to ADHS~ Schedule:
Tutoring Available Through the WELL
  • 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

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.

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 / Cunningham
E-K Stallworth / Grififn
L-R Cleveland / Coats
S-Z Parrish / Hegarty

2014-2015 ADHS School Profile


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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