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 →

Cascade Elementary Receives Additional Holiday Gift from Concerned Black Clergy

School is back in session but it still feels like the holiday season at Cascade Elementary School, thanks to another generous gift made possible by the school’s partnership with the Concerned Black Clergy of Atlanta. Cascade Elementary received a donation of $1,000 Jan. 6, from Willard Bolden, chaplain at the Veterans Administration Hospital in San... Continue Reading →

Winter Concerts Abound as Semester Comes to a Close

Benjamin E. Mays High School held its winter concert on Monday, Dec. 14, in the school's auditorium. ‘Tis the season for winter concerts, recitals and plays throughout Atlanta Public Schools. APS Fine Arts Coordinator Dr. Betsy Eppes said the performances are more than just exhibitions signalling the end of the semester. “These performances are critical... Continue Reading →

Donors Choose and Google Surprise Cascade Elementary Special Education Teacher with Tools to Help Students with Special Needs

by Kimberly Willis Green During a top secret special assembly held November 4, Cascade Elementary School Special Education Teacher Sheakita Turner was surprised by representatives from,, Cascade Elementary Principal Dr. Sylvia Sanders, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen, and Atlanta Board of Education members Steven D. Lee (District 5) and Eshé P.... Continue Reading →

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