APS Teacher Receives PAGE Grant

Atlanta Public Schools very own, Taquanna Stubbs of Atlanta Virtual Academy, has been awarded the 2022 Professional Association of Georgia Educators Educator Grant. Stubbs will be using this grant to further serve the community and her students by applying the funds towards her Education Leadership certification. “Education is my passion and I am invested in... Continue Reading →

Heritage Academy Celebrates NFL Tackle Reading Day  

NFL teams and legends celebrated their 6th annual NFL Tackle Reading Day at Heritage Academy on Wednesday, March 2. NFL stars, children's authors, artists, doctors, radio personalities, influencers, celebrities, and others were in attendance for Tackle Reading Across America Day, traditionally known as World Read Aloud Day, which formerly was Dr. Seuss’s birthday. The stars... Continue Reading →

Young Middle School Celebrates Grand Opening of “The Den”

Principal Garlington, Associate Superintendent Goodwine, and board members cutting ribbon to "The Den" On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, Jean Childs Young Middle hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its new wraparound services center also known as “The Den”. The Den provides on-site comprehensive holistic support for every child in the following four areas: social emotional well-being, academic success, basic... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates 3rd Annual Mercedes-Benz Winterfest

Atlanta Public Schools partnered with Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) for the third annual Winterfest on Dec. 8, 2021. The celebration was held at Hollis Innovation Academy and Miles Elementary. Special guests such as Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring and Atlanta United FC goalkeeper Brad Guzan were in attendance, along with ambassadors from Mercedes-Benz USA and Safe Kids... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates $11 Million Renovation During Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Barack and Michelle Obama Academy

Thursday, Nov. 3, marked a new trajectory at Barack and Michelle Obama Academy, as a ribbon cutting ceremony was held in honor of the recent renovations to the campus. “It always seems impossible until it is done,” said Principal Robin Christian of Barack and Michelle Obama Academy. She repeated this phrase three times that morning... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates Renovation of Atlanta College and Career Academy

On Thursday, Oct. 4, Atlanta Public Schools hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the refurbishing of the facilities at Atlanta College and Career Academy, held in honor of Dr. Michael S. Maze with E-SPLOST funds. E-SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for Education) funding allowed Atlanta Public Schools to invest $8.4 million to make... Continue Reading →

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