APS Updates Phase II Return+Learn Plan with In-Person Learning Option for Elementary Students, Students with Disabilities

During the Atlanta Board of Education’s October 5 meeting, the Atlanta Public Schools leadership team and I were pleased to deliver updates on the district’s Return+Learn plan that include bringing some students back for face-to-face instruction. Based on current COVID-19 health data for the APS community and because of safety measures and protocols we have... Continue Reading →

Award-winning virtual world planned for students this fall

By: Leslie Rivera, Communications Officer larivera@atlanta.k12.ga.us Students heading back to class for the 2014-15 school year are sure to notice their new virtual desktops. The approval of a $15 million infrastructure upgrade, a digital resource known as MyBackPack, officially launches at the start of this school year but has already been recognized as an innovative use... Continue Reading →

A taste of things to come from Atlanta Public Schools’ Nutrition department

APS is planning to "kick it up a notch" in the school lunchroom on the first day of school. Students at four schools will find extra treats in the cafeteria when they return on Monday, August 4. The Southeast United Dairy Industry Association will be on hand to provide students at Bolton Academy with nutritional information and... Continue Reading →

New Grady High School principal takes school slogan to heart

Principal Timothy Guiney admits there is some pressure in taking over a post that was held by the last principal for 23 years. Principal Guiney’s approach is simple and speaks directly to the school’s cherished slogan, “Individually we are different… together we are Grady.” He plans to embody this creed stating, “I understand I need... Continue Reading →

One day left for centralized late registration

By Leslie Rivera, Communications Officer    larivera@atlanta.k12.ga.us http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-objBJC8ZrA There is still time, if your busy family life just happened to prevent you from registering your child for another year at Atlanta Public Schools. The APS Centralized Summer Center for Late Registration will be open Thursday, June 26 at Crim Open Campus High School at 256... Continue Reading →

Back-to-School Parent Survey

In the spirit of continuous improvement, APS is conducting a short survey to gather your thoughts and opinions on your back-to-school experience this year.  This brief survey will only take 5-10 minutes of your time to complete.  Responses to this survey will help the district improve back-to-school support for you and your students. Please complete... Continue Reading →

Back to School Summer Jamboree

The APS Early Learning Department partnered with The Hosea Feed the Hungry Foundation for their annual “Back to School Summer Jamboree."  The day was filled with excitement and anticipation for August 7th, the first day of school for APS traditional schools. The Hosea Feed the Hungry Foundation distributed backpacks filled with school supplies to hundreds... Continue Reading →

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