#1 Warrior Way | Athens, IL 62613 | Phone: 217.636.8380 | Fax: 217.636.8851

Junior High School News

  • Athens Junior High Baseball - Fall 2017 season
    Open Field will be held for boys entering grades 6th-8th grade in the Athens School District on Monday, July 24 and Thursday, July 27 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the baseball diamond at the Athens Sports Complex.

    Tryouts for the 2017 Jr. High Season will be held on Monday, July 31 - Wednesday, August 2 from 3:30-5:30 PM. Practice will continue on Thursday, August 3 from 3:30-5:30, with a parent meeting to follow at 5:30 PM. All boys planning to play baseball should have a current physical on file or bring an updated physical with them to tryouts. Baseball players should bring their own glove, drink, and wear a hat and long pants. The team will provide equipment such as helmets, bats, etc., however, players are encouraged to bring any of their own equipment as well.

    Any questions can be directed to Coach Szoke at eszoke@athens-213.org.
    Posted Jul 11, 2017, 8:19 AM by Mitch Boston
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    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 7:53 AM by Matt Rhoades
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  • Cross Country

    Summer Cross Country


    “Run and Eat” Summer fun runs

    July 18 and 25  from 6:15-7:15 p.m.

    First we run, then we eat!  Bring a sack picnic lunch.


    July 18th - Sherman Rail Pointe (In front of the rail)

    July 25th - Our Cross Country Course (in the sports complex - behind the baseball field)

    *Parents are welcome to walk, run, and eat with us!!  


    **Mandatory Parent/Student Athlete Meeting:  July 25th at 7:00 p.m.  This will be partially during our Run and Eat Festivities!  Please meet in the sports complex by the concessions.  


    ***Mandatory Practice begins:  JULY 31st!!!

    Practices from July 31 - August 23 will be on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7 - 8 am.  Meet over behind the greenhouse at the High School.


    Tuesday and Thursday practices will be on your own.  You will be doing some circuit training.  


    Starting August 24th - Practices will be after school until 4:45.  Our meeting spot is always by the greenhouse.  


    Check the Athens Junior High Website for additional announcements or changes.


    *Join JH Cross Country on Remind!  This is the quickest and easiest way to get information right away!

    In the Remind app - enter the number 81010 then text - @jrhoade


    *Please see the attachment below for XC Apparel Order Form:

    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 8:05 AM by Matt Rhoades
  • AJH Softball-Fall Season 2017
    *JH Softball Try-outs will be July 24-27 from 5:30-7:45
    *Mandatory Parent Meeting on Thursday, July 24 at 7:45 pm
    *Girls need to wear pants to any/all practices, and bring plenty of water!
    *Game schedules are on-line at the JH website!
    *All athletes must have a current physical on file to begin practice!
    *All sports fees must be paid before the first game as well!
    *Looking forward to a great season with the girls!
    Posted Jul 17, 2017, 5:40 AM by Matt Rhoades
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Important Info

The Junior High Office has moved.  We are now located at the Southwest corner of the building near the soccer field.

Office hours are 7:30 - 4:00 daily. The office closes at 10:45 for lunch.

Please call the office by 9:00 in the mornings if your child is absent, is going to be late or is being picked up early.

All athletes must have sports fees paid and a current physical on file before they start a sport. You can contact the office at 636.8380 to check status.