Samaritan’s Feet Provides New Shoes to Gideons and Thomasville Heights Students

  By: Alicia Sands Lurry Nearly 500 students from Charles L. Gideons and Thomasville Heights elementary schools on Thursday were treated to a special foot wash, a new pair of shoes and socks, and a backpack, thanks to a team of 60 volunteers from the international organization Samaritan's Feet. As part of their mission, Samaritan's Feet aims... Continue Reading →

Head of the Class: Thomasville Heights Elementary Students Welcome a New School Year

    By: Alicia Sands Lurry Earlier this week, hundreds of bright-eyed students at Thomasville Heights Elementary School were greeted with smiling faces as they entered freshly painted doors, excited and ready to learn on their first day of school. School started for these youngsters on Wednesday, July 27 - one week sooner than the rest of Atlanta... Continue Reading →

A Living Legend: Dr. Louis Sullivan Inspires Thomasville Heights Students

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Dozens of fifth graders at Thomasville Heights Elementary School welcomed Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, president emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine and former secretary of Health and Human Services, to their school's annual Career Day program. As special guest speaker, Dr. Sullivan shared his personal journey from his humble beginning as a... Continue Reading →

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