Summertime in Atlanta brings two things for certain: hot weather and Xanadu in Atlanta Public Schools. The annual summer enrichment program, sponsored by the district’s Office of Gifted and Talented Education, has been a staple in the district for more than 20 years. The four-week initiative, for rising first graders through 12th graders, provides students... Continue Reading →
By: Leslie Rivera, Communications Officer firstname.lastname@example.org Students enrolled in Atlanta Public Schools’ Virtual Academy have lived up to the program’s motto of, “Anytime, Anyplace and Space.” This summer 650 middle and high school students are attending classes virtually and earning credit recovery or taking accelerated classes. The ability to log in from any mobile device means students... Continue Reading →
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 →
Before an audience of 500 well-wishers, students marched across the stage last night to collect their high school diplomas after successfully spending the summer to complete their remaining graduation requirements. Board Vice Chair Byron Amos and Superintendent Erroll Davis addressed the summer class of 2012 at the ceremony held at the D.M. Therrell Educational Complex.... Continue Reading →
As the Project GRAD Atlanta Summer Institute winds down, students enrolled in GRAD’s summer commuter program prepared for their unique and highly-anticipated closing ceremony. The closing ceremony for the residential sites, which occurred on Saturday, June 23, included the culminating activity for the Summer Institute’s entrepreneurship program, which was facilitated by Operation HOPE. Through HOPE’s... Continue Reading →
Xanadu, the popular APS summer camp for gifted, talented, and high achieving students in the metro Atlanta area, is in full swing! Take a sneek peak inside this exciting program where students play and experiment while enhancing their math, science, and reading skills during the summer. Today we visit Ms. Jellybean Jacobs!