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 →

Deonte Bridges, YouTube sensation

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 →

APS Office of Communications wins big in NSPRA competition

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 →

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