Supporting the Whole-Child: APS Launches Student Telehealth Services

Students in all APS traditional schools can now access to physical and mental health care through our district’s Telehealth service offered though Hazel Health, Inc. I am excited to share this news not only because we are providing another layer of support focused on whole-child and intervention, but also because the launch of our telehealth... Continue Reading →

Stay Connected, Keep Learning!

At the beginning of this school year, we launched a special messaging series to help raise awareness of the critical importance of school attendance. I hope you have come across it, but if not, it’s called “You Matter!”, and our tagline reads “Every Student. Every Day. Every Parent. Every Day. Every Teacher. Every Day.” It... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Atlanta Public Schools celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. It’s a celebration recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans who have inspired others to break barriers and achieve success. Latinos have a positive influence on our country through a strong commitment to family, faith, hard work, and service enhancing and shaping... Continue Reading →

You Matter! Make Daily School Attendance a Priority

APS recently launched the ‘You Matter’ Campaign to broaden horizons, restore excitement, and re-affirm priorities to increase student attendance. Everyone plays a role in student attendance, and APS wants us all to explore the ways we can assist in helping to bridge the gap between students, families, and schools.  Today’s spotlight is on parents and families... Continue Reading →

Student Voice, Teacher Energy

This headline says *almost* everything about our 2022 #APSDayOne in just four words. Atlanta Public Schools administrators visited all schools and clusters today to make sure our building leaders, staff, and especially our scholars were supported for their first day back to the core business of teaching and learning. I had the honor and pleasure... Continue Reading →

Back-to-School Bash is back, in-person, and better than ever!

Be ready for Day One! Back-to-School Bash is back and better than ever! We are happy to announce that we will be back in-person Saturday, July 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center located at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30313. Find us in Halls C1... Continue Reading →

APS Graduation Ceremonies Day 1: BEST, CSK, and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate

Spirits were high and the excitement was evident at McCamish Pavilion Tuesday at the first two APS commencement ceremonies for the class of 2022.  BEST Academy and Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSK) shared the floor of the arena as hundreds of proud parents, family members and friends cheered for the graduates. Continue Reading →

100 Innovation Fellows Celebrate the “Graduation” of EdFarm Inaugural Cohort

Atlanta Public Schools showcased its commitment to innovation in the classroom by celebrating 100 educators who completed a unique program designed to equip educators with tools, skills, and strategies specifically related to the integration of technology and personalized learning in both virtual and physical classrooms. The Fellows were honored at a Celebration of Learning on... Continue Reading →

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