Carver and North Atlanta students honored at D.C. gala for fight against tobacco

Four APS students have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The teens are members of the H.E.A.R.T. Coalition of Atlanta which helps raise awareness of and take action against tobacco throughout Atlanta and in the African-American community. The young leaders joined more than 400 public health, political, civic... Continue Reading →

Carver-Morehouse School of Medicine Summer Program

High school students from APS and area private schools were recognized in an awards ceremony for their participation in the Morehouse School of Medicine Vivien Thomas Auxiliary Research Program held at the New Schools at Carver, School of Health Sciences and Research on June 28, 2013. The four week summer academic program recruited high school students to serve as apprentices in biomedical... Continue Reading →

South Atlanta CAD’s Derralyn Morgan places 2nd in Turner Voices Competition

For the past two months, Marietou Keita, Derralyn Morgan, Sanovia Dossie, and Mercedes Brown from South Atlanta CAD have been participating in the Turner Voices competition with their Social Studies teacher, Rhea Gupta. Ms. Gupta was given the opportunity to take four students to the CNN center for three writing workshops. The purpose of the... Continue Reading →

Carver Early College’s Jason Gresham is Giving Back through Sports

Jason Gresham, a sophomore at Carver Early College, initially started playing baseball at age 5 because he liked playing outside and “getting dirty”. Now, he plays because he loves the sport, is good at it, and it gives him a platform to mentor younger students. Through a non-profit organization called L.E.A.D (Launch, Expose, Advise and... 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 →

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