Volunteers Provide Free Backpacks and School Supplies to Slater Elementary Students

During a special assembly last week, employee volunteers from an Atlanta hotel surprised 300 third, fourth, and fifth graders at Thomas Heathe Slater Elementary School when they passed out brand new backpacks filled with school supplies. The school assembly featured representatives from Slater’s long-time corporate sponsor, Loew’s Hotel, who donated to the school as part of its community-focused “Good Neighbor” program. Representatives learned about Slater's needs on... Continue Reading →

Slater Elementary Students Receive Top Award at State Social Studies Fair

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Amontay Briggs is one determined young man who doesn't believe in giving up. On Saturday, April 16, that dogged determination paid off for Amontay and classmates Justin Howard and Contravious Wells, when the Thomas Heathe Slater Elementary School students took home the top prize during the 2016 Georgia Social Studies Fair at Clayton State University. The three fifth graders earned "Best... Continue Reading →

Winter Concerts Abound as Semester Comes to a Close

Benjamin E. Mays High School held its winter concert on Monday, Dec. 14, in the school's auditorium. ‘Tis the season for winter concerts, recitals and plays throughout Atlanta Public Schools. APS Fine Arts Coordinator Dr. Betsy Eppes said the performances are more than just exhibitions signalling the end of the semester. “These performances are critical... Continue Reading →

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