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August 18th Special Message to Virtual Academy Families

Good afternoon, this is Steve Mares, principal of Athens Drive Magnet High School, with a special message for our Virtual Academy families on Wednesday, August 18th. A copy of this message will be posted on our school website (, tweeted on our school Twitter account, emailed to our students, and emailed and texted to our school families.




VIRTUAL ACADEMY INFORMATION: Please find important information for our students and families who are enrolled in our Virtual Academy at the following links:



  • ATHENS DRIVE, CARY, AND GREEN HOPE HIGH SCHOOLS’ VIRTUAL ACADEMY WEBSITE: Please navigate to our Western VA Website to find information about Bell Schedules, Teacher Pages, how to access CANVAS, how to access Google Meets, etc. 


  • QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION FOR ATHENS DRIVE VIRTUAL ACADEMY STUDENTS/FAMILIES: Please remember that we will be hosting a Virtual Academy Question and Answer Session at this Virtual Academy Question and Answer Meet Link on Thursday, August 19th, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please log into this Google Meet if you have any questions. Thank you!

Thank you for your attention to this information to prepare our Virtual Academy students for the first day of school on Monday, August 23rd!

Please continue to check the Athens Drive website ( for general information and to help you stay informed. Make it a great evening! As always, please continue to be safe and take care of yourselves, your loved ones, and each other. GO JAGS!