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.
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 →
Reginald Smith, Jr. has plenty to sing about these days. The accomplished baritone opera singer and former Atlanta Public Schools student is now a Grammy Award-winning artist. On March 14, Smith won a Grammy for Best Opera Recording for his vocal performance as part of the cast in Gerschwin's "Porgy and Bess."
Ella Sipe, an eighth grader at Sutton Middle School, has been selected by HealthMPowers and Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta as a student leader for the new Girls Empowering MovementpProgram (GEM).
Where is the bus?! Parents and students will no longer need to ask this age-old question, thanks to Here Comes The Bus, a user-friendly website and app that enables families to locate their child’s school bus on a smartphone, tablet, or personal computer. As students begin to return to our schools on Jan. 25, the... Continue Reading →
Frederick Douglass High School alumnus Dr. Raheem Beyah has been selected as the new Dean and Southern Company Chair of the College of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Beyah formerly served as Georgia Tech’s vice president for Interdisciplinary Research, executive director of the Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity program, and as... Continue Reading →
The holiday season will be a lot merrier and brighter for students at Hope-Hill Elementary School, thanks to the partnership and overwhelming generosity of NCR Corp., Walmart and the Atlanta Committee for Progress (ACP).
When Charles Brown first decided to apply for a position as a bus operator at Atlanta Public Schools, he vividly recalled the experience his parents had working as administrators at APS.