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 →

Nine Members Sworn In During Atlanta Board of Education Inauguration

With a new year came three new members for the Atlanta Board of Education. On Jan. 10, the inauguration took place for newly elected and re-elected Atlanta Board of Education members. The new board elected the following new leaders: Board Chair Eshè Collins and Vice Chair Aretta Baldon. Mayor Andre Dickens attended the swearing-in ceremony... Continue Reading →

Volunteer Judges needed for the 2022 APS Technology and Innovation Competition

The 2022 Atlanta Public Schools Technology and Innovation Competition is underway providing our APS students with the opportunity to showcase their 21st century technological skills, talent, and creativity.    The Department of Instructional Technology and the Division of Academics invites you to judge the competition entries between February 3-13. The competition, as well as the judging... Continue Reading →

Mays High School Students to Enjoy the Cricket Celebration Bowl, Thanks to the Coca-Cola Co.

350 Benjamin E. Mays High School students will watch two of the nation's top HBCU football teams battle against each other in the 2021 Cricket Celebration Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 18 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA! The bowl game featuring Jackson State University vs. South Carolina State University is expected to record its... Continue Reading →

Young Middle School Celebrates Grand Opening of “The Den”

Principal Garlington, Associate Superintendent Goodwine, and board members cutting ribbon to "The Den" On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, Jean Childs Young Middle hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its new wraparound services center also known as “The Den”. The Den provides on-site comprehensive holistic support for every child in the following four areas: social emotional well-being, academic success, basic... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates 3rd Annual Mercedes-Benz Winterfest

Atlanta Public Schools partnered with Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) for the third annual Winterfest on Dec. 8, 2021. The celebration was held at Hollis Innovation Academy and Miles Elementary. Special guests such as Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring and Atlanta United FC goalkeeper Brad Guzan were in attendance, along with ambassadors from Mercedes-Benz USA and Safe Kids... Continue Reading →

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