Girls Who Rule the World: CSKYWLA Students Selected to Attend Youth Mentorship Camp

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps) Cadets Victoria Hood and Sade Suggs will join 100 young women from across metro Atlanta this weekend to participate in the “Girls Who Rule the World” camp in Roberta, Georgia. Held Sept. 16-18 and sponsored by the Steve... Continue Reading →

Two APS Cadets Awarded National Legion of Valor Bronze Cross Award

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Two Atlanta Public Schools 6th Brigade JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps) cadets are recipients of the national Legion Of Valor Bronze Cross Award by the Department of the U.S. Army. Cadet Major Lauren Bailey, a senior at  Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy, and senior Cadet Lt. Col. Zachary Flash of North... Continue Reading →

CSKYWLA Students Travel to Orlando to Compete for Carnegie Hall Invitation

Students from CSKYWLA's chorus, dance, drama and band ensembles are participating in the WorldStrides Heritage Festival on March 31 and competing for the opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City. By: Alicia Sands Lurry Students from the Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA) will travel to Orlando, Florida, on Thursday, March 31,... Continue Reading →

City of Douglasville Mayor Rochelle Robinson Inspires CSKYWLA Students During Ninth Annual Shirley Clarke Franklin Lecture Series

By: Alicia Sands Lurry The Honorable Rochelle Robinson, mayor of the city of Douglasville, delivered the keynote address for the Ninth Annual Shirley Clarke Franklin Lecture Series in Celebration of Women’s History Month to a captivated group of Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA) students and guests. During the lecture, Robinson, who is... Continue Reading →

APS Career, Technical Agricultural Education Work-Based Learning Interns become “Smarter with MARTA”

Atlanta Public Schools is celebrating College and Career Motivation Week November 17 - 21, 2014. The goal is to encourage students to do well in school and to prepare today for college and careers tomorrow. A partnership with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) goes beyond one week, allowing APS students to make preparation a... Continue Reading →

APS Health and Wellness Symposium addresses tough issues and receives feedback from district teens

Prior to departing for summer break, Atlanta Public Schools’ Office of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education hosted its annual Health and Wellness Symposium for students enrolled in healthcare science pathways. Over 150 students from five high schools attended the event: Carver School of Health Science & Research, Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy, Mays... Continue Reading →

Coretta Scott King’s Cross Country Coach Valerie Missick was honored at the 2014 Georgia Positive High School Athlete Awards

by Britney Morgan, Communications Officer: brmorgan@atlanta.k12.ga.us Coach Valerie Missick has been selected to receive the 2014 Positive Coach Award. The award is in recognition of a coach who is a role model for his or her team and reinforced the “Seven Definitions of a Positive Athlete” as defined by Positive Athlete Georgia. Those definitions include an optimistic... Continue Reading →

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