Living The Dream: Carver School of the Arts Alum Takes to the Stage in “Hamilton” National Tour

Quiantae Thomas is proof that dreams do come true. The Carver School of the Arts graduate is now a featured cast member in the award-winning hit musical "Hamilton," where she sings, dances, raps, and acts eight times a week as part of the featured ensemble at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Thomas is indeed living... Continue Reading →

APS, Ed Farm Announce Fellowship Initiative to Bolster 21st Century Learning

Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring recently joined Clark Atlanta University President Dr. George French and Ed Farm CEO Waymond Jackson to announce a first-of-its-kind, two-part fellowship initiative that will prepare 100 district educators to develop, support, and provide real-world personalized and future-ready learning experiences for students, and spark an interest in attending an Historically Black College... Continue Reading →

Black Girl Magic: North Atlanta HS Senior & Her Partner Become 1st Black Female Duo to Win Harvard International Debate Championship

North Atlanta High School senior Emani Stanton is the embodiment of "Black girl magic." This past summer, the 17-year-old Atlanta native and her partner, Jayla Jackson, who attends Holy Innocents' Episcopal School, became the first Black female duo to win the international debate competition at Harvard University, besting out over 100 debaters from around the... Continue Reading →

APS Offers COVID-19 Vaccinations at Middle and High Schools Beginning Aug. 9

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) remains focused on ensuring the health and safety of our students and staff in our schools and buildings. And as we launch the 2021-2022 school year, APS continues to encourage its students and staff to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  To help with this effort, Atlanta Public Schools will offer on-site COVID-19... Continue Reading →

Health and Safety: Getting Ready for Day One – Aug. 5, 2021!

The health and safety of Atlanta Public Schools' students and staff remains at the forefront for the 2021-2022 school year. And as the District prepares to launch the new school year, we want to be sure everyone is aware of the APSProtects approach, which encompasses our comprehensive COVID-19 mitigation protocols: 1. #MaskUp: APS is implementing... Continue Reading →

Join Us for the Back-to-School Bash Drive-Thru Experience on July 31

Atlanta Public Schools is excited to welcome our students and families to the annual Back-to-School Bash (Drive-Thru Experience) on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), in Halls C4, C3, and C2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Back-to-School Bash will provide a portable resource toolkit for students and families.... Continue Reading →

Dobbs Elementary and TAG Academy Are STEM-Certified!

Atlanta Public Schools is proud to announce that J.W. Dobbs Elementary School and Tuskegee Airmen Global (TAG) Academy have earned Cognia STEM certification! Cognia STEM Certification is a mark of distinction and excellence for schools and programs that meet the organization's high standards. The Cognia STEM certification process is carried out by qualified reviewers who... Continue Reading →

Benteen Elementary Celebrates Becoming a World Authorized International Baccalaureate School

Associate Superintendent Dr. Emily Massey (left) and Benteen Elementary Principal Dr. Andrew Lovett are joined by Board member Cynthia Briscoe Brown, District IB Coordinator Thea Murphy (center), Board Chair Jason Esteves, and Burgess-Peterson Academy Principal David White. Atlanta Public Schools is pleased to announce that Benteen Elementary School has received authorization as an International Baccalaureate... Continue Reading →

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