Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy Receives $30K Grant from Consul General of Japan

The foreign language program at Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA) received a significant boost on Feb. 10, when the Consul General of Japan in Atlanta visited the school to present a check for $30,000 to help bolster its Japanese language program. Consul General Kazuyuki Takeuchi made the presentation during a celebration of... Continue Reading →

Kimberly & Dobbs Elementary Schools Celebrate Schoolyard Ribbon Cuttings

Two Atlanta Community Schoolyards were unveiled in celebratory ribbon cutting ceremonies on Feb. 9, thanks to a community partnership between Atlanta Public Schools, The Trust for Public Land, the Urban Land Institute Atlanta, Park Pride, and Delta Air Lines. The schoolyards at Kimberly and Dobbs elementary schools will not only provide students with places to... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates Black History Month

Atlanta Public Schools proudly celebrates Black History Month. As the nation salutes the trailblazing accomplishments and achievements of African Americans throughout the month of February, schools throughout our district are honoring the rich legacy of African-Americans in APS, Atlanta, and around the world. From virtual museums and field trips and daily Black history facts, trivia... Continue Reading →

Department of Special Education Celebrates Inclusive Schools Week, Dec. 6-10

The Atlanta Public Schools Department of Special Education will proudly celebrate Inclusive Schools Week, Dec. 6-10. This year's theme is “Rebuilding Our Inclusive Community Together.” Inclusive Schools Week (ISW) activities will vary from school to school. Celebratory activities include daily videos/announcement, SEL lessons, art day, Elbert Einstein Day, Pride Day, a jump rope contest with prizes,... Continue Reading →

Ceremony Renaming Midtown High School Marks a New Era, Focus on the Future

Wednesday, Oct. 27, marked a new era for Midtown High School, formerly Grady High School, as the Atlanta Public Schools community turned the page on an old chapter toward a new beginning with a special renaming and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The celebratory program was held in Midtown High School's spacious and newly renovated media center. The... Continue Reading →

Hutchinson Elementary School Commemorates Innovative STEM Lab With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Students and staff, district leaders, members of the Atlanta Board of Education, and several community stakeholders and partners gathered on Oct. 13 to celebrate the dedication of the newly renovated, state-of-the-art Stefanie S. Fasselin STEM lab at Emma Hutchinson Elementary School. The $8.4 million building renovation was made possible thanks E-SPLOST funds. The STEM lab... Continue Reading →

Bus Operator Ronald Benton Safely Transports Students in the North Atlanta Cluster

During National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 18-22, Atlanta Public Schools will highlight various APS transportation staff members and their outstanding commitment and dedication to student safety. The following feature is part of this special series. For as long as he can remember, Ronald Benton always wanted to be a bus driver. "My mom says... Continue Reading →

Assistant Transportation Supervisor Helps Maintain Safety for Students & Bus Operators

During National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 18-22, Atlanta Public Schools will highlight various APS transportation staff members and their outstanding commitment to student safety. The following feature is part of this special series. As assistant transportation supervisor for the South Region, Adrian Wright has a plethora of responsibilities that include overseeing a team of... Continue Reading →

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