APS psychologists committed to helping children thrive

By Leslie Rivera, Communications Officer School psychologists are among the army of educational professionals dedicated to ensuring a child’s complete well-being at Atlanta Public Schools, but you probably aren’t fully aware of their role in a student’s life. APS is recognizing the incredible work being done by its 22 school psychologists during National School Psychology... Continue Reading →

50 APS Schools Participate in Supper On Site Program

Fifty Atlanta Public School (APS) sites have been approved to participate in the Bright from the Start Supper Meal Program for the 2014-2015 school year. A collaborative effort between the APS Nutrition Department and the Expanded Day/Special Projects Department, the “Supper on Site” Program provides students with a free afterschool supper while attending their participating... 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 →

Pennies for Patients!

During the month of January, Fickett Elementary participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients Drive. Over a three week period students were asked to collect coins and put them in a classroom collection box. Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10... Continue Reading →

Students at Fickett Receive a ‘Special Delivery’ from UPS

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zz1RcOjcJk8&feature=youtu.be Every year UPS employees at corporate campuses across the country adopt an elementary school in their community as a part of the Project Angel volunteer program. For years, UPS has served as a Partner in Education at Fickett Elementary School. Through Project Angel UPS donates a gift to every child in the school. This... Continue Reading →

Holiday Fundraisers Support School Initiatives & Spread Cheer

Before students and teachers depart for the holiday break, many schools in the district are raising money and spreading holiday cheer through various fundraisers. This year, on behalf of Beecher Hills Elementary, the Beecher Hills Foundation, Inc. sold trees in Southwest Atlanta. The newly formed Beecher Hills Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit fundraising organization supporting... Continue Reading →

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