Bunche MS Wins National Construction Award

An expanded and renovated Atlanta Public School that re-opened in the fall of 2015 after completing construction earned an Honor Award and recognition from the South Atlantic Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). The renovated Ralph Bunche Middle School located in southwest Atlanta was honored at the organization’s annual banquet and awards... Continue Reading →

APS Partners with City of Atlanta, Launches the Atlanta ConnectHome Program

By Erica Fatima The digital inclusion program brings high-speed Internet and technology education to low-income families throughout Metro Atlanta  Click here to see the ConnectHome video On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Mayor Kasim Reed announced—to a packed house of eager APS students and their families—the launch of the Atlanta ConnectHome pilot program. ConnectHome is an initiative to... Continue Reading →

SPLOST IV Priorities Include HVAC Updates for Multiple Schools this Summer

In an effort to ensure that every Atlanta student and teacher is cool in hot weather and warm in cold weather, the Atlanta Board of Education revised its capital outlay plans for this summer to ensure that all critical HVAC systems replacement needs are met during the summer break. Community meetings and public feedback revealed... Continue Reading →

APS Adds Athletic Field Upgrades to SPLOST Priorities

Responding to community demand and a 2010 athletic audit, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) has made improvements to athletic fields a priority so that students can enjoy the use of modern, state-of-the-art facilities when they participate in physical education and sports at school. These improvements were included in the project list for SPLOST IV and are... Continue Reading →

Custodial Appreciation Day

by Britney Morgan, Communications Officer brmorgan@atlanta.k12.ga.us Toya Roberts has a Big Heart and Humble Spirit This is the second school year for Toya Roberts, custodian at Burgess-Peterson Elementary.  With a very pleasant and somewhat bashful personality, Mr. Roberts didn’t say much during his interview, but the teachers and staff at Burgess Peterson had plenty to... Continue Reading →

New wheelchair ramp ribbon cutting ceremony at Toomer Elementary

In honor of National Walk to School Day, Toomer Elementary School students, parents, administrators, and community leaders gathered for a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the school’s new ADA-compliant wheelchair ramp that will provide access to the school’s playground. “This ramp is one of the ways that I ensure that everyone has safe access... Continue Reading →

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