Beecher Hills Elementary Using New Initiative to Increase Parental Involvement, Student Achievement

By Seth Coleman As schools throughout the district administer various tests this spring designed to measure student growth, Beecher Hills Elementary School hopes a new initiative implemented this year will boost test scores the way it has improved parental involvement. The Academic Parent-Teacher Team (APTT) concept is an innovative program designed to build and enhance... Continue Reading →

Pre-K Students Explore Children’s Museum of Atlanta

By: Erica Fatima Running and jumping, and filled with wild exclamations of delight, 157 of APS' bright Pre-K scholars explored the exciting Children’s Museum of Atlanta . The energy and excitement filled the room, as students from Perkerson, Parkside, M. Agnes Jones, and Kimberly elementary schools “learned through play,” at various interactive stations. “I love this game!”...“Let... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates National School Counseling Week “School Counseling: The Recipe for Success”

By Erica Fatima National School Counseling Week (Feb. 1-5), sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), highlights the tremendous impact school counselors within U.S. school systems have in helping students achieve academic success and plan for a career. This year’s theme is “School Counseling: The Recipe for Success.” Notably, Atlanta Public Schools own Dr.... Continue Reading →

Five APS Schools Make GDOE List of Highest Performing, Progress Schools

Five Atlanta Public Schools made the list of 2015-2016 Georgia Department of Education Title I Reward Schools. Reward Schools are Title I schools that fall into one of two categories: Highest-Performing Schools – Those among the five percent of the state’s Title I schools with the absolute highest performance, over three years, in the “all... Continue Reading →

APS Teacher Wins $100K Dream Big Teacher Challenge Grant from Farmers Insurance

Toomer Elementary School kindergarten teacher Emily Max won a $100,000 grant in the Farmers Insurance Dream Big Teacher Challenge. The funds will be used to enhance the school playground to make it more accessible to all students and community members. On “Giving Tuesday,” Toomer Elementary School kindergarten teacher Emily Max was given a big check.... Continue Reading →

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