On April 1, Principal Tiffany Momon, Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring, Board Chair Jason Esteves, and Board members Leslie Grant and Cynthia Briscoe Brown welcomed Senator Jon Ossoff to the Cascade Elementary School, where he toured a care room and media center and made a big announcement.
Spring Break is upon us! A much-deserved break for sure! I have no other homework for our students and their families and for our teachers and our staff than to take time to reconnect with your friends and love ones, take time to relax and enjoy the spring weather, and take the time to rejuvenate... Continue Reading →
The Atlanta Public Schools Office of Instructional Technology rolled out the virtual red carpet for the District’s most talented student innovators at the TOSCARS (Technology Oscars) on March 15—announcing the winning projects of the 2021 APS Technology & Innovation Competition (APSTIC).
Story time recently came alive for third graders at Usher-Collier Elementary School, thanks to new technology that helps children in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade with reading comprehension.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms delivered an impassioned and inspiring message to students at her beloved alma mater Frederick Douglass High School during a recent Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) session.
This week, we are in the middle of our mass vaccination event for our staff at Mercedes Benz Stadium through our partnership with the Fulton County Board of Health. The vaccinations are being administered in two doses with the first occurring this week. The second dose will be provided on April 14, 15, and 18.... Continue Reading →
Atlanta Public Schools has partnered with Stratum Health Solutions to secure HealthCheck, an online tool that helps safeguard the health of students via daily wellness check-ins.
Photo credits: Trey King of King.Digital3 As the nation celebrates the outstanding achivements of women during Women's History Month in March, Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA) made history of its own on March 19 by becoming the first school- as well as the first all-girls school - to earn a National STEM... Continue Reading →
As we review The Week in Atlanta Public Schools, I want to remind everyone about how new opportunities to receive COVID-19 vaccinations move us closer to a healthier and safer school community. With educators and school staff now eligible for vaccinations, we are gearing up for our mass vaccination event at Mercedes Benz Stadium through... Continue Reading →
On March 17, the Atlanta Public Schools Police Department (APSPD) bestowed 76 officers with the ability to endorse laws outside of our school district. To understand the significance of this, it is helpful to know that before June 2016, Atlanta Public Schools did not have its own police force. Students who ran afoul of District... Continue Reading →