South Atlanta High School to Use New Interactive Technology Soon

By Seth Coleman South Atlanta High School is quickly becoming a hub for innovative measures that will improve the lives of its students. First came the establishment of the school’s Automotive Basic Maintenance and Light Repair Lab, courtesy of $150,000-worth of equipment from Kaufman Tires. Now South Atlanta is about to become the first Atlanta... Continue Reading →

APS Restructures High Schools for Improved Quality and Efficiency

Atlanta Public Schools Restructures High Schools for Improved Quality and Efficiency District to consolidate Small Schools APS will consolidate the small schools within four its high schools to improve quality and efficiency. The New Schools at Carver, South Atlanta and D.M. Therrell high schools will be consolidated. The district also will merge the middle and high... Continue Reading →

APS will transform small high schools into small learning communities

When Atlanta Public Schools (APS) opens its doors for the 2012-13 school year, all of its high schools will be operating under one principal per campus.  In August, APS plans to restructure all of its small high schools by transforming them to Small Learning Communities (SLC), a model that includes small, themed academies led by... Continue Reading →

APS teacher and alum Matt Westmoreland speaks to Vals and Sals

You may recall Matt Westmoreland from our Atlanta Educator profile on the Carver Early College teacher and Grady High grad (Class of 2006). Here we get to watch him speaking to the valedictorians, salutatorians and "STAR" students during the annual breakfast honoring their work, hosted by Georgia Power and featuring APS Superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall.... Continue Reading →

Vals and Sals give moving speeches at annual breakfast

We had a chance to videotape some of the speeches delivered by the valedictorians, salutatorians and "STAR" students who were honored this week at the annual breakfast featuring Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall and hosted by Georgia Power. Here we get to watch in on Paul Harris, Jr. (valedictorian and "STAR" student of Carver... Continue Reading →

Elite Sisterhood sponsors a GoGirlGo! Open House at Carver School of Technology

Elite Sisterhood, Inc., hosted a GoGirlGo! Atlanta Open House for the female students at the Carver School of Technology and surrounding schools in late January. Elite Sisterhood, Inc., is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prepare young ladies for postsecondary education through the development of  positive self-image, leadership, and community service. GoGirlGo! is a part of... Continue Reading →

North Atlanta’s Global Broadcasting and Journalism academy reveals new (student-designed) logo

Students, faculty, staff and parents gathered Wednesday morning for the unveiling of the student-designed logo for North Atlanta High's Global Broadcasting and Journalism academy. The academy is a part of North Atlanta and Grady High becoming the final two schools to convert to the newer, smaller-learning model as designed by Atlanta Public Schools' High School... Continue Reading →

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