50 APS Schools Participate in Supper On Site Program

Fifty Atlanta Public School (APS) sites have been approved to participate in the Bright from the Start Supper Meal Program for the 2014-2015 school year. A collaborative effort between the APS Nutrition Department and the Expanded Day/Special Projects Department, the “Supper on Site” Program provides students with a free afterschool supper while attending their participating... Continue Reading →

Woodson’s first principal delighted and encouraged by Target’s School Library Makeover

Forty years after Margaret Jacobs first walked into Carter G. Woodson as the school’s first principal, the retired educator re-entered those same double-doors to witness the unveiling of the newly renovated media center.  The November 2 ribbon cutting ceremony attracted parents, APS administrators and Woodson community members and business partners. “This is beautiful—absolutely beautiful,” said... Continue Reading →

Woodson Elementary gets $100k Target Library Makeover from Target and Heart of America Foundation

Target Corporation and The Heart of America Foundation in partnership with H.J. Russell & Company unveiled a $100,000 state-of-the-art library makeover Friday, November 2, 2012 at Carter G. Woodson Primary School. Participating in the ribbon-cutting ceremony were board members Byron Amos and Brenda Muhammad, APS Associate Superintendent Steve Smith, and Target Store Manager Donna Stalter. ... Continue Reading →

Seven APS Schools Earn Learning Centers Grants

Seven APS schools recently earned 21stCommunity Center Learning Centers grants worth hundreds of thousands of dollars to be used to fund opportunities for academic enrichment and tutoring services for both students and their families. The schools earning the grants are Woodson, Cook, Dunbar and Dobbs elementary, Burgess Peterson Academy and Bunche and Sylvan middle schools.... Continue Reading →

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