APS Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Read Across America Day

Happy Birthday, Dr. Theodore Seuss Geisel! Atlanta Public Schools (APS) on Thursday celebrated Read Across America Day, which honors the birthday of one of the world’s most beloved authors of children’s books, Dr. Seuss (1904-1991). This year marked the 20th anniversary of Read Across America Day, an initiative launched by the National Education Association as... Continue Reading →

Four APS Teams to Compete in the State Basketball Quarterfinals on Wednesday

Four Atlanta Public Schools (APS) basketball teams – two boys and two girls – are still alive in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs, and will compete in the quarterfinal round on Wednesday. The Maynard Jackson girls (23-2) are still in the hunt to return to the Class AAAAA title game after... Continue Reading →

11 APS Teams Begin Basketball State Playoffs this Weekend

The South Atlanta and Carver boys, and the Maynard Jackson girls enter this weekend's Georgia High School Association state basketball playoffs as region champions and No. 1 seeds. It’s playoff time! Eleven Atlanta Public Schools (APS) teams earned spots in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs last weekend with three – the... Continue Reading →

Maynard Jackson Girls, Carver and South Atlanta Boys Win Region Titles as 11 APS Teams Advance to State

  BASKETBALL Eleven Atlanta Public Schools (APS) teams earned spots in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs this weekend, while three will take the floor as region champions. The Carver boys sent shockwaves throughout the state as they made an improbable run to the Class AAAAA – Region 6 championship. Going into... Continue Reading →

Douglass Girls, South Atlanta Boys Play for Region Basketball Titles

BASKETBALL Two Atlanta Public Schools (APS) teams will play for region tournament championships this weekend, while nine others have locked up slots in next week’s Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state playoffs. The Douglass girls’ team will face Hapeville Charter (Fulton County), Friday at 7 p.m., at Douglass, for the Class AA-Region 6 tournament title.... Continue Reading →

Schools Throughout the District Celebrate Black History Month

  The auditorium at Continental Colony Elementary School was transformed into an interactive, African American “wax museum” last week, as nearly 50 students posed as famous and influential African Americans in history. The event is part of the school’s Black History Month celebration during the month of February. Continental Colony Principal Dr. Kristen Vaughn said... Continue Reading →

APS Student Athletes Ink Scholarships at Annual National Signing Day Event

More than 50 student athletes from 10 Atlanta Public Schools high schools signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday, at the annual APS National Signing Day event. This year’s ceremony was held at D.M. Therrell High School. While most of the scholarships signed were for football, other sports represented were baseball, basketball, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball... Continue Reading →

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