APS Maintenance Technician Keeps the Wheels on School Buses Moving

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. James Harden understands what it's like to be a school bus driver. That's because he used to be one. Now an... Continue Reading →

‘These Are My Bus Babies’: Shacario Bradley’s Love for Kids Becomes Her Guiding Force for Putting Students First

Her passengers call her "Ms. Que," and that's just fine with Shacario "Que" Bradley, who has been an Atlanta Public Schools bus operator since 2019. Known for her kindness, generosity, calm demeanor, and no-nonsense approach to school bus management, Bradley is among the more than 400 APS Transportation Department employees who ensure student safety to... Continue Reading →

Mays Raider Termarr Johnson is the No. 1 High School Baseball Player in the Country

A huge congratulations goes out to Benjamin E. Mays High School senior Termarr Johnson, who has been ranked the No. 1 high school baseball player in the country, according to Baseball America and Prep Baseball Report. An undeniably talented shortstop, Termarr's stats speak volumes. During spring 2021, the Mays Raider boasted a .417 batting average,... Continue Reading →

Past, Present and Future: APS Celebrates the Rich History and Legacy of David T. Howard Middle School

A historic celebration - combined with jubilant reflections of the past, present and future - took center stage on Wednesday, Sept . 29, during a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the long-awaited reopening of the new David T. Howard Middle School. Dozens of students, administrators, school staff, community partners and stakeholders joined Superintendent Dr. Lisa... Continue Reading →

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 →

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