Augusta School News

Sports Physical July 19 at AIS

Augusta Independent will once again offer sports physicals for its student-athletes.

Families Needed to Host Foreign Exchange Students

Augusta Independent has a very unique opportunity to have a couple of foreign exchange students for the 2016-2017 school year.

2016 Augusta High School Alumni and Friends Banquet and Meeting

It’s almost time for our Annual Augusta High School Alumni and Friends Banquet and Meeting! Please join us on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Sports Physicals July 07

Primary Plus will offer sports physicals July 07 from 1:00 to 4:00pm for $15.

Fitness Center Closing June 30

Effective July 01, 2016, the fitness center will be closing until further notice due to budgetary reasons.

Augusta Independent Awarded $19,000 in Technology Grants

Each year, Augusta Independent applies for technology grants through the R. C. Durr Foundation.

Boys K-5 & Girls K-8 Basketball Camps July 11-13

The Augusta Athletic Department will once again offering basketball camps for K-5 boys and K-8 girls on July 11-13.

May Panther Pause

Check out the May edition of The Panther Pause.

Spring Sports Awards

Spring Sports Awards will be Monday, May 16, at 6:00pm.

Career Craze

Current middle school students have the opportunity to attend Career Craze June 07-09.

AIS Hosts Vocabulary Parade

AIS recently hosted its first annual vocabulary parade.

Augusta Schools will be participating in the Summer Lunch Program

Augusta Independent Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.    

Augusta High School Prom Slated for May 7th

The Augusta Independent High School Prom will be held in the Augusta Independent Gymnasium on May 7th from 8 p.m. to Midnight.

Amended 2015-2016 School Calendar

Due to inclement weather days, the Board has amended the current year's school calendar.

Preschool Screenings

Preschool screenings have been scheduled for Augusta Independent. 

Science Fair Winners

Congratulations to our 2015-2016 Science Fair winners!

Spring Break Board of Education Office Hours

Augusta Independent will be on Spring Break April 11-15.

April Board Meeting Rescheduled

Due to Spring Break, the April Board of Education Meeting has been rescheduled.

Community Wide Panther Celebration

Panther celebration scheduled for April 22. 

Little League Basketball

The Little League Basketball program will begin March 24.

March Panther Pause

Read the March edition of The Panther Pause.

AIS will be Accepting Bids on 3 Surplus Buses

Augusta Independent School District will accept sealed bids on 3 surplus buses from March 21, 2016 to April 22, 2016.

Operation Preparation Activities Scheduled for AIS

Operation Preparation is a joint effort of the Kentucky Department of Education and the Department of Workforce Development and provides a powerful opportunity for schools, students, parents and communities to collaborate in the process of effective advising and focus attention on the importance of planning for college and/or career.


Panthers Claim 39th District Championship

The Augusta Panthers set out this season to win their third 39th district title in four years.  In order to make that happen, they needed to get past St. Patrick for the fourth time this year, and Mason County for the second time this season.

Spring Pictures Set for March 08 at Augusta Independent

Spring Pictures will be held at Augusta Independent on Tuesday, March 08.  Two sets of pictures will be taken.

Celebrate Read Across America Week with Dr. Seuss!

February 29-March 4

2016 - 2017 Augusta Independent School Calendar

Please see attached for a copy of the 2016 - 2017 school calendar.

Cap Day March 04

Augusta Independent will participate in Cap Day on March 04 to support kids with cancer.

Homecoming Royalty Crowned

Homecoming Royalty was crowned at Augusta High School on February 05.

FRYSC Public Policy Survey

Please particpate in the FRYSC Public Policy Survey by February 10.

Augusta Independent School Holds Spelling Bee

Augusta Independent School students sixth through eighth grade competed against one another to represent their school at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

AIS Homecoming Scheduled for Feb. 5th

AIS Homecoming festivities will be on February 5th.  Homecoming will take place during the basketball game against West Carter scheduled to begin at 6:00pm.

January Panther Pause

Read the January edition of The Panther Pause.

Augusta Independent Fitness Center Offering Special Rate

If becoming healthier, more active, or better physically fit is a goal for you, consider purchasing a membership at Augusta Independent’s Fitness Center.

Family Literacy Night March 01

Augusta Independent will hold a Family Literacy Night on March 01 for students and families in grades Pre-school - 5th grade.

Comprehend introduces Mental Health First Aid

Comprehend Inc. is initiating Youth Mental Health First Aid in the Buffalo Trace region, officials said recently.

Orange & Black Night November 13

AHS will hold its annual Orange and Black Night November 13.

Augusta Schools to Host Senior Parent Night

On Tuesday, November 17th at 6:00 PM in the library, Augusta Independent will be hosting a Senior Parent Night to discuss FAFSA and other Financial Aid Opportunities for senior students.

AHS Veteran's Day Basketball Game

The Augusta Athletic Department will host a Veteran's Day basketball game on Wednesday, November 11, at 7:00pm.

Augusta Independent Test Results are Reason to Celebrate

Augusta Independent School strives each year to raise the bar of achievement for our students.  Each year, our students’ rise to the challenge and reach that bar or even surpass it. 

Red Ribbon Week Activities

Red Ribbon Week at AIS will be from October 26th - 30th.  Please see attached for activities.

Board of Education Fall Break Office Hours

The Board of Education Office will have limited hours during the week of Fall Break.

AIS To Host Annual Veterans Day Program

The Augusta Independent Schools will be hosting the annual Veterans Day Program on Wednesday, November 11th, beginning at 1:00 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

Augusta Independent/Bracken County Community Education Program Seeking Veterans Photos and Biographies

The Augusta Independent/Bracken County Community Education Program is currently seeking photographs and a brief biography from any and all service men or women in Bracken County.

September Panther Pause Issue
Augusta Independent Schools to host Tennis Tournament

Augusta Independent Schools will host a tennis tournament on Saturday, September 5, 2015.  Please see attached flyer and registration for more information and to enter.

Augusta Board of Education will hold a special meeting

Augusta Board of Education will have a special called board meeting.  The meeting will take place on August 19th at 3:00pm at the board office.   The meeting will be to approve a revised BG-1. 

2014-2015 Financial Report Available for Public Viewing

The 2015-2016 financial report for Augusta Independent School District is now available for public viewing.

Annual FERPA Notice

Notification of Rights under FERPA for Elementary and Secondary Schools

Grandparents and Grand-Friends Day 2015

Grandparents and Grand-Friends Day has been scheduled for Sept.14th - 22nd.  Please see attached flyer for dates and times.

Fitness Center Hours

The Augusta Fitness Center is operated by volunteers on the weekends and may be subject to unexpected closings.

Construction Continues at AIS

As Augusta Independent released for summer break, construction at the school was just getting underway, all part of a project funded through bonding of a restricted building fund.

Band Concert December 17

The annual Augusta Band and Choir Christmas Concert is scheduled for Thursday, December 17. 

Upcoming Athletic Webcasts
Check here for links to listen to live athletic webcasts.
AHS Schedules Senior Nights

In an effort to recognize/spotlight the seniors of different teams and clubs, Augusta High School has designated senior nights for the various groups.

Augusta Independent School Adopts New Mission & Vision Statements

Augusta Independent School has revised its mission and vision statements.

November Panther Pause

The November edition of the Panther Pause is now available.

Gilbert and Cordle Attend Rotary Youth Camp

Kaitlynn Gilbert and Stephen Cordle, both freshmen at Augusta High School, were among 12 students from eastern Kentucky who participated in Rotary District 6740’s inaugural Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) at Camp McKee on Sept. 24-27.  The two students were sponsored by the Augusta Rotary Club.





Augusta Independent Schools participates in Shoparoo fundraiser

Augusta Independent Schools will be participating in the Shoparoo fundraiser for the 2015-2016 school year.

Augusta Independent Schools Honored The Memory of Savannah "Gracie" Hurst

            On Friday, August 14th, Augusta Independent Schools honored the memory of Savannah “Gracie” Hurst with the dedication of the school playground.

2015-2016 Attendance Incentives

We encourage our students to have good attendance!  Please check out this year's attendance incentives.

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