Grady’s Caylin Newton Wins Weekly Atlanta Touchdown Club Award

Grady senior quarterback Caylin Newton was selected as the Atlanta Touchdown Club’s Back of the Week for his performance against Lithia Springs last Friday. Caylin led the Gray Knights to a 74-14 victory by tossing five touchdown passes and running for another score. His brother, Cam, the reigning National Football League MVP, won the award... Continue Reading →

XQ Project Helps APS Community Rethink High School

By: Alicia Sands Lurry On Wednesday, June 29, the XQ Super School Bus rolled by Price Middle School to celebrate D.M. Therrell High School being named a semi-finalist for the Atlanta Arts and Innovation Academy (AAIA) $10 million grant application. During the event, dozens of students, parents, teachers and community members were invited to board the 47-foot modified school... Continue Reading →

APS to Host First-Ever High School All-Star Baseball Classic at Turner Field, Presented by L.E.A.D.

Atlanta Public Schools has a long and storied athletic history, and that includes baseball. Now APS will honor its baseball tradition by hosting the first high school all-star baseball game in the district’s history. The Atlanta Public Schools All-Star Baseball Classic, presented by L.E.A.D., will showcase nearly 50 of the top baseball student athletes in... Continue Reading →

Public Input Sought on District Budget Parameters and Scenarios for 2016-2017 School Year

By Seth Coleman Atlanta Public Schools is continuing to advance through the district’s budgeting process, which began in September 2015, with the development of the budget parameters for the 2016-2017 school year. Now the district needs feedback from you. During the March 7  Atlanta Board of Education meeting, APS Chief Financial Officer Robert Morales presented... 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 →

D.M. Therrell High School Panthers Football Team voted Fox 5 High 5 Sports Team of the Week

by Kimberly Willis Green The D.M. Therrell High School Panthers football team was voted WAGA-Fox 5’s High 5 Sports Team of the Week (Sept. 28-Oct. 2) with over 100,000 votes. The Therrell Panthers are the second team to receive this honor from the High 5 Sports Team during the 2015-2016 football season. Fox 5 Reporter... Continue Reading →

South Atlanta High School Football Team Sponsors Autism Awareness Night Sep. 17

by Kimberly Willis Green The South Atlanta High School Hornets hosted “Autism Awareness Night” during their home game against the D.M. Therrell High School Panthers at Lakewood Stadium Sept. 17. South Atlanta High School Head Football Coach Kevin Hill and Mike Perrelli, former head football coach of Therrell High School and current teacher at South... Continue Reading →

APS Career, Technical Agricultural Education Work-Based Learning Interns become “Smarter with MARTA”

Atlanta Public Schools is celebrating College and Career Motivation Week November 17 - 21, 2014. The goal is to encourage students to do well in school and to prepare today for college and careers tomorrow. A partnership with the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) goes beyond one week, allowing APS students to make preparation a... Continue Reading →

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