Student Innovators Are Encouraged to Sign Up for the 2022 APS Technology and Innovation Competition 

Calling all student innovators! The 2022 Atlanta Public Schools Technology and Innovation Competition is underway! The districtwide submission window will be Tuesday, Jan. 18 through Friday, Jan. 31, 2022, providing our APS students the opportunity to showcase their 21st century technological skills, talent and creativity. Students can work individually or with a partner to develop... Continue Reading →

Ceremony Renaming Midtown High School Marks a New Era, Focus on the Future

Wednesday, Oct. 27, marked a new era for Midtown High School, formerly Grady High School, as the Atlanta Public Schools community turned the page on an old chapter toward a new beginning with a special renaming and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The celebratory program was held in Midtown High School's spacious and newly renovated media center. The... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Commemorating the Renovation of Humphries Elementary School

Atlanta Public Schools has been hosting a series of ribbon cutting ceremonies honoring and commemorating the renaming and renovation of schools around the district. These events introduce the community to learning facilities remodeled with Special Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) funds. Joseph W. Humphries Elementary School was named after the Honorable Joseph W. Humphries, an... Continue Reading →

Hutchinson Elementary School Commemorates Innovative STEM Lab With Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Students and staff, district leaders, members of the Atlanta Board of Education, and several community stakeholders and partners gathered on Oct. 13 to celebrate the dedication of the newly renovated, state-of-the-art Stefanie S. Fasselin STEM lab at Emma Hutchinson Elementary School. The $8.4 million building renovation was made possible thanks E-SPLOST funds. The STEM lab... Continue Reading →

Bus Operator Ronald Benton Safely Transports Students in the North Atlanta Cluster

During National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 18-22, Atlanta Public Schools will highlight various APS transportation staff members and their outstanding commitment and dedication to student safety. The following feature is part of this special series. For as long as he can remember, Ronald Benton always wanted to be a bus driver. "My mom says... Continue Reading →

Assistant Transportation Supervisor Helps Maintain Safety for Students & Bus Operators

During National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 18-22, Atlanta Public Schools will highlight various APS transportation staff members and their outstanding commitment to student safety. The following feature is part of this special series. As assistant transportation supervisor for the South Region, Adrian Wright has a plethora of responsibilities that include overseeing a team of... Continue Reading →

Cheers to the Resilient Class of 2021! APS Reaches All-Time Graduation Rate High of 83.1 Percent

APS achieved an 83.1 percent graduation rate for cohort 2021, according to graduation data released today by the Georgia Department of Education. By achieving its all-time high graduation rate, APS has also narrowed its gap with the state rate of – 83.7% – by 2.9 percentage points to a difference of 0.6 percentage points. This... Continue Reading →

APS Maintenance Technician Keeps the Wheels on School Buses Moving

During National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 18-22, Atlanta Public Schools will highlight various APS transportation staff members and their outstanding commitment to student safety. The following feature is part of this special series. James Harden understands what it's like to be a school bus driver. That's because he used to be one. Now an... Continue Reading →

‘These Are My Bus Babies’: Shacario Bradley’s Love for Kids Becomes Her Guiding Force for Putting Students First

Her passengers call her "Ms. Que," and that's just fine with Shacario "Que" Bradley, who has been an Atlanta Public Schools bus operator since 2019. Known for her kindness, generosity, calm demeanor, and no-nonsense approach to school bus management, Bradley is among the more than 400 APS Transportation Department employees who ensure student safety to... Continue Reading →

Mays Raider Termarr Johnson is the No. 1 High School Baseball Player in the Country

A huge congratulations goes out to Benjamin E. Mays High School senior Termarr Johnson, who has been ranked the No. 1 high school baseball player in the country, according to Baseball America and Prep Baseball Report. An undeniably talented shortstop, Termarr's stats speak volumes. During spring 2021, the Mays Raider boasted a .417 batting average,... Continue Reading →

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