Athlos Academy hires new director

Athlos Academy announced Friday that Dan McKeon will be the charter school's new executive director. “It has been so exciting and rewarding to watch as this school grows, from the years of hard work put in by the school board, to now concluding its first year serving students,” McKeon stated in a news release issued Friday. “I feel honored to take on the role of the executive director at Athlos Academy of St. Cloud, and look forward to being a part of the school’s continued growth and success.”

Athlos Academy Names New Executive Director

Athlos Academy of St. Cloud has a new leader. The charter school has announced the hiring of Dan McKeon as their new executive director.

Herriman students raise funds for Primary Children's Hospital

Students wash cars to raise money for Primary Children's Hospital at Athlos Academy of Utah in Herriman on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
Color Run

Let there be color: Athlos Academy students welcome summer in a cloud of color

Athlos Academy students crawled and climbed around obstacles Friday at the school's color-a-thon event. The colorful obstacle course was organized by the school's parent teacher association as a fundraiser. As of May 25, the event had raised nearly $11,000 that will go toward student enrichment activities, including a field trip to Washington, D.C. for students in the upper grades.
Twin Towers art project

Teacher commemorates the fallen with art

Thousands of children lost loved ones on the fateful day of Sept. 11, 2001, and thousands perished as planes collided with the towers in New York. Fifteen years later, memorial services and the commemoration of the brave first-responders continue to carry the legacy into a new generation.

Athlos holds ceremony in remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001

Athlos Leadership Academy in Brownsville hosted a 9/11 remembrance ceremony Friday that featured special performances by its dance team, cheerleaders and artwork to honor those lost on that day. The event took place inside the gymnasium, in which all grade levels, second-11th, were present, as well as parents and special guests.
9/11 commemoration poster

Students Commemorate 9/11 Tragedies

Many elementary and middle school students were not even born then or can vaguely remember the day, but 15 years ago, on this day, lives changed forever. They danced, cheered and had an overall good time, but above all they remembered. The students at Athlos Leadership Academy held a special ceremony to honor victims of September 11th 2001 and current active duty members.

Character-building exercises help create safe school environment

While Athlos Leadership Academy holds academics and athletics in high regard, faculty and students said character-building exercises and social interactions help create a safe school environment and prevent bullying.
Local school exhibits talent

Local school exhibits talent

As the school calendar comes to an end for some students, the start for award ceremonies and presentations follows. Many gathered at Athlos Leadership Academy in Brownsville for a special student exhibition. GT coordinator Alexis Fruia says, “Today here we have our GT exhibition from first to tenth grade. Here exhibiting their GT Projects.”
Athlos student playing soccer

Performance character and health critical to students’ success

In polling earlier this year, Idahoans cited education as the No. 1 issue facing the state. We recognize the importance of education, but what many may not recognize is the importance of certain skills and habits that are not commonly taught in today’s education system.