Douglass and North Atlanta Clusters: Parents, partners and employees played big role in successful Day One

Wednesday marked the first day of the 2013-14 school year for APS students, and thanks to dedicated parents, volunteers, partners and employees, Day One was a big success. Despite the incessant morning rain, numerous parents around the district arrived at schools early to assist in the back-to-school effort, and help their children transition from summer... Continue Reading →

Perkerson Elementary awarded $2,500 to improve Media Center

Comcast recently awarded Perkerson Elementary a grant of $2,500 to improve their media center.  The grant was written by Mrs.Gloria McCullough-Wright, the Media Specialist at Perkerson Elementary.  Marcus Bishop  and Karen Ross helped to coordinate the entire Comcast “Cares Day” Project. The funds were used to reinvigorate the media center/library under the theme, bringing the outside in. ... Continue Reading →

APS robotics teams participate in 100 Black Men of Atlanta FIRST LEGO League competition

UPDATE: That's right, we were featured on CNN! Watch here. Robotics teams from Parkside and Towns elementary schools, B.E.S.T. Academy, Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy, King and Inman middle schools and Drew Charter School competed in the Project Success FIRST LEGO League, sponsored by the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc., on Dec.... Continue Reading →

B.E.S.T. Academy hosts Project Success Fitness For Life Family Fair

The 100 Black Men of Atlanta's annual Fitness For Life Family Fair has been rescheduled from earlier this year to Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at B.E.S.T. Academy. The media is invited to attend this event and experience community outreach that combines health education with fun activities. The family health fair is part of... Continue Reading →

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