Atlanta Public Schools Announces Partnership with PUMA, David T. Howard High School Alumni Association

Before there were Air Jordans, there was “The Clyde.” Now that iconic shoe is an important link to a new and historic partnership between Atlanta Public Schools (APS), the David T. Howard High School Alumni Association and PUMA, the athletic shoe and apparel company. APS Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen officially announced the partnership on Monday... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Partners for Education recognizes outstanding school-business partnerships during A+ Awards Luncheon

The Atlanta Partners for Education (APFE) annually recognizes those heroes who exemplify outstanding business-public education partnerships. The program is sponsored by the Atlanta Partners for Education, a longstanding partnership between the Metro Atlanta Chamber and Atlanta Public Schools. The APFE A+ Awards luncheon was held April 1, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel.  Hosted by television news... Continue Reading →

Georgia-Pacific honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by donating school supplies to APS elementary schools

This just in from our good friends over at Georgia-Pacific: Each year, continued cuts in education budgets have forced teachers to spend hundreds of their own dollars just to keep their rooms stocked with essential classroom supplies, like notebook paper, pencils, crayons, hand sanitizer and markers. This week, each of the 1,100 Atlanta Public Schools elementary... Continue Reading →

2010 Principal Shadow Day luncheon set for Thursday

The 2010 Principal Shadow Day luncheon is scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Ballroom at Twelve Atlantic Station. Participating in the luncheon will be Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed; Sam A. Williams, president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber; Dr. Beverly L. Hall, Superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools; and Gordon Schmidt, group vice president of... Continue Reading →

Dr. Hall delivers seventh-annual State of the Schools address

UPDATE: For complete coverage of the State of the Schools address, click here. Check out the video here. Check out the photo gallery here. APS Superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall insisted on accountability and provided a blueprint for Atlanta Public Schools to move beyond the CRCT investigation report during her seventh-annual State of the Schools... Continue Reading →

Morningside Elementary partnerships pay off

Thanks to a partnership between Morningside Elementary and Murphy’s, the school was able to receive funds donated from dineouts held at the Virginia-Highlands restaurant between January and April. The dineouts were one Monday each month, with 10 percent of Murphy’s sales given to Seed-n-Feed — the school’s partner for its garden. In total, Morningside received... Continue Reading →

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