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 →
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 →
Superintendent Errol B. Davis Jr. reflects on the CRCT indictments, ethics, Atlanta Public Schools and its students, faculty and staff moving forward.
It seemed like a simple enough idea: Take Deonte Bridges' moving valedictorian speech at the Booker T. Washington graduation ceremony that had been recorded by our Learning Technologies staff and put it up on our newly opened YouTube channel. Well, next thing you know, Bridges' speech went viral, currently surging past 60,000 page views and... Continue Reading →
The APS Office of Communications snagged a range of awards in the recent National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) contest surveying work done in publications and electronic media. Graphic Designer Charlotte Napper won three awards. She won an Excellence Award (or first place) in the Special Purposes Publication category for her Lowery Lecture Series program, a Merit (or... Continue Reading →