John Lewis Invictus Academy Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

This past Tuesday, February 22nd, John Lewis Invictus Academy celebrated Black History Month by honoring the school’s namesake with the launch of a new, school-based Student and Community Service Center. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the opening of the "John Robert Lewis Service Center." The John Robert Lewis Service Center, with the phrase... Continue Reading →

Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy Receives $30K Grant from Consul General of Japan

The foreign language program at Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA) received a significant boost on Feb. 10, when the Consul General of Japan in Atlanta visited the school to present a check for $30,000 to help bolster its Japanese language program. Consul General Kazuyuki Takeuchi made the presentation during a celebration of... Continue Reading →

Kimberly & Dobbs Elementary Schools Celebrate Schoolyard Ribbon Cuttings

Two Atlanta Community Schoolyards were unveiled in celebratory ribbon cutting ceremonies on Feb. 9, thanks to a community partnership between Atlanta Public Schools, The Trust for Public Land, the Urban Land Institute Atlanta, Park Pride, and Delta Air Lines. The schoolyards at Kimberly and Dobbs elementary schools will not only provide students with places to... Continue Reading →

Four Women, One Vision: Making Atlanta More Equitable

These four women are pioneering the efforts to make Atlanta more equitable As the nation celebrates Black History Month, Chief Equity and Social Justice Officer Dr. Tauheedah Baker-Jones joins an esteemed group of African-American women who are working to make Atlanta a more equitable place. These trailblazing women currently hold the first roles as Chief... Continue Reading →

REMINDER: Atlanta Public Schools Pre-K Lottery Application Window is Open!

Atlanta Public Schools Pre-K Program lottery applications are now open for the 2022-2023 school year! APS Pre-K is a free, full-day program that prepares 4-year-olds for kindergarten and provides an early path to college and career. Applications will be accepted through March 11, 2022. Seats will be filled through a random electronic lottery drawing. Do... Continue Reading →

National Signing Day 2022: APS Announces Recruits

The top recruits in the class of 2022 made their college choices known on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. National Signing Day is the culmination of the recruiting journey for athletes, celebrating their commitments to attend and compete at NCAA programs. Highlighting an important decision in their lives, athletes typically announce their decisions and sign their... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates Black History Month

Atlanta Public Schools proudly celebrates Black History Month. As the nation salutes the trailblazing accomplishments and achievements of African Americans throughout the month of February, schools throughout our district are honoring the rich legacy of African-Americans in APS, Atlanta, and around the world. From virtual museums and field trips and daily Black history facts, trivia... Continue Reading →

Hollis Earns Cognia STEM Certification

After years of preparation and perseverance, Michael R. Hollis Innovation Academy earned Cognia National STEM Certification on Nov. 12, 2021. "Under the leadership of Dr. Diamond Ford, and the hard work of STEM Specialist Dr. Linda Howard, the school received special commendations for having a shared STEM vision and strong leadership structures, engaging a diverse STEM... Continue Reading →

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