Pre-K Students Explore Children’s Museum of Atlanta

By: Erica Fatima Running and jumping, and filled with wild exclamations of delight, 157 of APS' bright Pre-K scholars explored the exciting Children’s Museum of Atlanta . The energy and excitement filled the room, as students from Perkerson, Parkside, M. Agnes Jones, and Kimberly elementary schools “learned through play,” at various interactive stations. “I love this game!”...“Let... Continue Reading →

APS Winter Card Contest Winners Honored

Four Atlanta Public Schools students have been selected as winners of the APS Winter Card Contest, and were honored recently by the Atlanta Board of Education and APS Superintendent Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen. More than 100 students throughout the school district submitted drawings and paintings, and Dr. Carstarphen and her senior staff narrowed the list... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day

Monday, schools across the district celebrated Read Across America Day, an annual nationwide event with a mission to promote literacy, in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday. This event, created by the National Education Association (NEA), provides a great opportunity for teachers, parents and students to explore new books, participate in reading events and dress up... Continue Reading →

Dunbar Elementary Dedicates “Paint Us Pink” Campaign

Every year the students and staff at Dunbar Elementary School focus on breast cancer awareness month with guest speakers, a fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen organization and a balloon release. This year, for the first time, their “Paint Us Pink” campaign was dedicated to an inspiration in their very own office. Administrative secretary Dawn... 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 →

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 →

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