APS Media Specialist of the Year

  Congratulations to Atlanta Public Schools 2015 Media Specialist of the Year, Shanna Miles, from South Atlanta High School. The Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) and Georgia Association of Instructional Technology (GAIT) co-sponsor the Georgia School Library Media Specialist of the Year award to recognize K-12 library media specialists whose service has resulted in exemplary... Continue Reading →

Students show-off their literacy skills at the 10th Annual APS Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

by Britney Morgan Saturday, January 31, 2015 marked Atlanta Public Schools’ 10th year participating in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl, a statewide competition with a quick-action game format that tests knowledge on selected, award-winning books. Created for students in grades four through twelve, the scholastic competition was started several years ago by former DeKalb County... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks director Peter Ramsey visits South Atlanta High School of Computer Animation and Design

Animation director Peter Ramsey recently spoke to the students at the South Atlanta High School of Computer Animation and Design.  Mr. Ramsey is currently directing DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians.  Rise of the Guardians is an epic adventure that tells the story of a group of heroes – each with extraordinary abilities. The feature film is based... Continue Reading →

South Atlanta’s Christina Wilkerson on NBC’s Education Nation

School of Computer Animation and Design at South Atlanta student Christina Wilkerson's video entry on education innovations and reforms recently aired on a segment of MSNBC’s Education Nation 2012 Student Town Hall Meeting with Melissa Harris Perry. Christina's video was chosen from among hundreds of entries from high school students across the country. Her chosen... Continue Reading →

NBC Learn as a teaching tool at APS

The Atlanta Public School System is considering the purchase of NBC Learn as a content – rich and innovative tool for teaching. The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) with NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, has digitized thousands of stories from the NBC News Archives. More than eight decades of news archives from NBC... Continue Reading →

2012 Georgia Student Media Festival Winners

Congratulations to the 19 2012 Georgia Student Media Festival (GSMF) winners listed below.  These projects are now eligible to proceed to the International Student Media Festival (ISMF.)  To our media specialists, teachers and parents, thank you very much for all your hard work helping the students create and submit their projects this year.   School Sponsor Title... Continue Reading →

B.E.S.T. Academy students to screen George Lucas’ Red Tails and discuss Tuskegee Airmen

In advance of Black History Month, B.E.S.T. Academy students will gather Friday morning to discuss the Black World War II Tuskegee Airmen and screen a new movie on the group. Sponsored by the 100 Black Men organization, the students will participate in a discussion with actors from the new movie, “Red Tails” and Tuskegee Airmen... Continue Reading →

North Atlanta High senior honored by the National Football Foundation and Chick-fil-A Bowl

APS Director of Athletics Jeff Beggs was excited to share this press release with us: The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF), in partnership with the Chick-fil-A Bowl, announced today that Marcus Mack, a senior linebacker from North Atlanta High School in Atlanta, Ga., has been named the Play It Smart Student-Athlete... Continue Reading →

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