Crim Students and Others Find Success at Greater Atlanta Collaborative Hiring Event

  By: Alicia Sands Lurry Last Thursday, Kayla Dale attended the Greater Atlanta Collaborative Hiring Event at Alonzo A. Crim Open Campus High School with one goal in mind: Find a job. Kayla's determination and preparation paid off in ways she never expected. Walking into a gymnasium filled with potential employers, Kayla spotted an opportunity and took... Continue Reading →

Crim Open Campus High School Unveils New Digital Media Center

By: Alicia Sands Lurry On Wednesday, Aug. 31, Alonzo A. Crim Open Campus High School celebrated the unveiling of its new digital media center, becoming the first Atlanta Public Schools site to completely redesign and renovate its library media center from the ground up into a 21st century learning environment. Featuring state-of-the art technology like Mac computers, iPads... Continue Reading →

Richard Elder is Named CTAE Teacher of the Year

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Richard Elder, a veteran construction teacher at Alonzo A. Crim Open Campus High School, was recently named the 2016-2017 Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Teacher of the Year. The CTAE Teacher of the Year selection is based on submission of recommendations from administrators, student work, and a description of how the nominee has gone... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Appoints 22 New Principals

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen introduced the 22 new elementary, middle and high school principals hired for the 2014-15 school year during the Atlanta Board of Education meeting held Monday night. The following principals were appointed to lead APS schools: Tracie Astin South Atlanta High School of Computer Animation & Design Jesse Berger... Continue Reading →

One day left for centralized late registration

By Leslie Rivera, Communications Officer 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 →

APS awarded $35,000 to improve library book collections

This spring, Media Specialists at seven Atlanta Public Schools received grants from the Laura Bush Foundation for America's Libraries to expand, update and diversify their schools’ library book collections. APS was awarded more than any other district in Georgia. The Foundation announced last month that 219 school libraries were chosen to receive grants totaling more... Continue Reading →

Crim Open Campus Teacher Awarded Grants

Alonzo Crim Open Campus High School’s mathematics teacher, Rodney Finkley, has been awarded the 2014 Innovative Grant from the Georgia Educational Technology Consortium (GaETC) and the 2013-2014 School In-Service Training Grant from Mathematics Education Trust (MET).  Finkley traveled to Indonesia this past summer for Teachers for Global Classrooms Program, and is proposing to use the... Continue Reading →

Crim’s March Madness Workshop

Crim Open Campus High School hosted a March Madness event that offered valuable workshops for male students. The guest speakers presented topics such as project manhood, social etiquette, healthy peer relationships, healthcare, and music production. The students at Crim were inspired by the respectable, successful men from the community who focused on developing positive characteristics... Continue Reading →

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