North Atlanta High School Boys win First Area Championship in Lacrosse for APS

The North Atlanta High School boys lacrosse team has made history by becoming the first Atlanta Public School to win an area championship in the sport. The Warriors finished the regular season a perfect 6-0 in Area 2 of the Georgia High School Association’s (GHSA) Class AAAAAA/AAAAAAA. In lacrosse, the state’s two largest classifications –... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Seeks Public Feedback on Proposed Spending Plan for 2017-2018 School Year

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) will host a series of community meetings to receive feedback from parents and tax payers on its proposed General Fund Budget for the 2017-2018 school year (Fiscal Year 2018). The meeting schedule is as follows: School Location Date Time Mays High School Auditorium April 27, 2017 6 – 7 p.m. Burgess-Peterson... Continue Reading →

It’s Official! M.A. Jones Elementary is APS’ First Certified STEM School

After five years of hard work, it was party time at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School on Tuesday as the school celebrated becoming the first Atlanta Public School to earn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) certification. The school held a pep rally featuring Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen and State Schools Superintendent Richard... Continue Reading →

Mays Girls, South Atlanta Boys Honored by Fulton County Commission

The South Atlanta boys and Mays girls basketball teams were each honored by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners for winning state championships this season. The Mays girls and South Atlanta boys basketball teams, winners of state championship titles this season, were honored at the Fulton County Government Center on Wednesday by the Fulton County... Continue Reading →

Bunche Middle Sweeps Track and Field Titles, Sutton Middle Takes Both Soccer Championships

The boys and girls soccer teams at Sutton Middle School won the Atlanta Public Schools Middle School Soccer Championships. The boys defeated Inman Middle School while the girls beat Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School. Sutton Middle School swept the girls and boys titles in the Atlanta Public Schools Middle School Soccer Championships. The girls blanked Atlanta... Continue Reading →

Twelve APS Basketball Players, Two Coaches Named to AJC’s All-State and All-Metro Atlanta Squads

A dozen Atlanta Public Schools (APS) student athletes were named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) All-State and All-Metro basketball teams on Friday. Mays senior guard Kamiyah Street was named the Class AAAAAA All-State Girls Player of the Year, as well as the Atlanta/South Fulton Girls Player of the Year. Street led the Raiders to... Continue Reading →

Mary Lin Elementary Steppers to Compete for National Title After Winning State Championship

It continues to rain state championships in Atlanta Public Schools! Earlier this month, the Mays girls, South Atlanta boys and Atlanta Wolfpack (wheelchair team) won state titles in basketball. Now you can add Mary Lin Elementary School to the list. Last weekend at East Coweta High School in Sharpsburg, the school’s step team – Psi... Continue Reading →

State Superintendent Richard Woods Visits Cascade Elementary for National Agriculture Literacy Day

State Superintendent Richard Woods read to third- and fifth-grade students at Cascade Elementary School Thursday, to celebrate National Agricultural Literacy Day. The annual observance was launched in 1973. It is designed to promote a better understanding of how food, fiber and renewable resource products are produced; highlight the essential role of agriculture in maintaining a... Continue Reading →

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