Join Us for the Back-to-School Bash Drive-Thru Experience on July 31

Atlanta Public Schools is excited to welcome our students and families to the annual Back-to-School Bash (Drive-Thru Experience) on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), in Halls C4, C3, and C2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Back-to-School Bash will provide a portable resource toolkit for students and families.... Continue Reading →

Dobbs Elementary and TAG Academy Are STEM-Certified!

Atlanta Public Schools is proud to announce that J.W. Dobbs Elementary School and Tuskegee Airmen Global (TAG) Academy have earned Cognia STEM certification! Cognia STEM Certification is a mark of distinction and excellence for schools and programs that meet the organization's high standards. The Cognia STEM certification process is carried out by qualified reviewers who... Continue Reading →

Benteen Elementary Celebrates Becoming a World Authorized International Baccalaureate School

Associate Superintendent Dr. Emily Massey (left) and Benteen Elementary Principal Dr. Andrew Lovett are joined by Board member Cynthia Briscoe Brown, District IB Coordinator Thea Murphy (center), Board Chair Jason Esteves, and Burgess-Peterson Academy Principal David White. Atlanta Public Schools is pleased to announce that Benteen Elementary School has received authorization as an International Baccalaureate... Continue Reading →

Operation Grad Nation: Congratulations to the Atlanta Public Schools Class of 2021!

Atlanta Public Schools extends a huge congratulations to the Class of 2021! These resilient, determined scholars persevered during a global pandemic, overcoming unprecedented challenges and obstacles to accomplish this monumental milestone. Held May 24-27 at Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd Stadium, this year's graduation ceremonies featured over 2,400 graduates from 14 high schools across the District... Continue Reading →

Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy Launches District’s First-Ever Japanese Language Program

Kimie Briem (pictured clockwise, upper left) will serve as a full-time Japanese instructor at Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy. Principal Eulonda Washington (upper right) and Dr. Margaret McKenzie, director of ESOL and World Languages, are also pictured. In an effort to produce globally conscious college and career ready scholars and STEMinists, Coretta Scott... Continue Reading →

13 APS Seniors Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarships to HBCUs

Thirteen Atlanta Public Schools' seniors will receive full-tuition scholarships to several historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) across the country, thanks to 5 Strong Scholars, a program that provides promising student leaders with ongoing mentorship and support from matriculation to graduation. The seniors are part of a cohort of 44 scholars who will attend partnering... Continue Reading →

South Atlanta Students Honored With State Resolutions for Winning National 3DE Case Challenge Championship

A group of South Atlanta High School 10th graders were officially recognized on May 14 for winning first-place honors at the inaugural 2021 3DE Schools National Championship Home Depot Case Challenge Competition. During a special recognition ceremony, Justin Freeman, Jaliyah Scales, Bishop Seabrook, Jacobe Swanson, and Zakeriah Thomas were each presented with a Georgia House... Continue Reading →

Delta Airlines Says ‘Thank You’ to 9 Deserving APS Teachers With Free Trips for Summer Break

After more than a year of adapting to an ever-changing school environment and working tirelessly to connect with students both virtually and in person, Delta and Delta Vacations recently said “thank you” to several extra-special Atlanta Public Schools (APS) teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week, held May 3-7. Held in partnership with Delta Vacations and APS,... Continue Reading →

Washington High School, City of Atlanta Partner on Community Garden Created by Students in New AgSTEM Program

(Pictured above, 2nd photo, top row): Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring, Board member Aretta Baldon, and Atlanta City Councilman Antonio Brown are joined by Washington High School staff and students and local community members.) Atlanta Public Schools and the City of Atlanta – District 3, led by District 3 Councilman Antonio Brown, recently celebrated the creation... Continue Reading →

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