John Lewis Invictus Academy Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

This past Tuesday, February 22nd, John Lewis Invictus Academy celebrated Black History Month by honoring the school’s namesake with the launch of a new, school-based Student and Community Service Center. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the opening of the "John Robert Lewis Service Center." The John Robert Lewis Service Center, with the phrase... Continue Reading →

Four Women, One Vision: Making Atlanta More Equitable

These four women are pioneering the efforts to make Atlanta more equitable As the nation celebrates Black History Month, Chief Equity and Social Justice Officer Dr. Tauheedah Baker-Jones joins an esteemed group of African-American women who are working to make Atlanta a more equitable place. These trailblazing women currently hold the first roles as Chief... Continue Reading →

REMINDER: Atlanta Public Schools Pre-K Lottery Application Window is Open!

Atlanta Public Schools Pre-K Program lottery applications are now open for the 2022-2023 school year! APS Pre-K is a free, full-day program that prepares 4-year-olds for kindergarten and provides an early path to college and career. Applications will be accepted through March 11, 2022. Seats will be filled through a random electronic lottery drawing. Do... Continue Reading →

National Signing Day 2022: APS Announces Recruits

The top recruits in the class of 2022 made their college choices known on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. National Signing Day is the culmination of the recruiting journey for athletes, celebrating their commitments to attend and compete at NCAA programs. Highlighting an important decision in their lives, athletes typically announce their decisions and sign their... Continue Reading →

Hollis Earns Cognia STEM Certification

After years of preparation and perseverance, Michael R. Hollis Innovation Academy earned Cognia National STEM Certification on Nov. 12, 2021. "Under the leadership of Dr. Diamond Ford, and the hard work of STEM Specialist Dr. Linda Howard, the school received special commendations for having a shared STEM vision and strong leadership structures, engaging a diverse STEM... Continue Reading →

Nine Members Sworn In During Atlanta Board of Education Inauguration

With a new year came three new members for the Atlanta Board of Education. On Jan. 10, the inauguration took place for newly elected and re-elected Atlanta Board of Education members. The new board elected the following new leaders: Board Chair Eshè Collins and Vice Chair Aretta Baldon. Mayor Andre Dickens attended the swearing-in ceremony... Continue Reading →

Carver to Play for State Championship in Football for First Time in 54 Years

Congratulations, Carver Panthers! The Panthers have advanced to the GHSA AAA State Championship game. Carver-Atlanta will face off against Cedar Grove at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 11, 2021 at Center Parc Stadium, formerly known as Georgia State Stadium. APS families, supporters and Carver fans are invited to cheer the Panthers on to victory! Tickets... Continue Reading →

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