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 →

APS Updates Phase II Return+Learn Plan with In-Person Learning Option for Elementary Students, Students with Disabilities

During the Atlanta Board of Education’s October 5 meeting, the Atlanta Public Schools leadership team and I were pleased to deliver updates on the district’s Return+Learn plan that include bringing some students back for face-to-face instruction. Based on current COVID-19 health data for the APS community and because of safety measures and protocols we have... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates Black History Month 2018

Throughout the month of February, Atlanta Public Schools all across the city will celebrate Black History Month with an array of fun, innovative, thought-provoking and entertaining activities, all designed to educate and inspire students and observers. Barack and Michelle Obama Academy on Monday (February 12) launched its slate of activities this month, with a look-alike... Continue Reading →

10 APS Teams Advance to State Basketball Playoffs, Four as Region Champions

Atlanta Public Schools will be well represented in the Georgia High Schools Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs this week, as 10 APS teams have advanced to three-week tournament, four as region champions. The Douglass girls (16-6) won the Region 6-AA championship with a 59-34 win over KIPP Atlanta Collegiate last Friday night. The Lady Astros... Continue Reading →

APS Middle Schoolers Hit the Field, Learn Life Lessons at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

(Go here to view a short video on this year’s SEC Youth Football Clinic.) Two days before Auburn University and the University of Georgia will decide the Southeastern Conference (SEC) championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 175 Atlanta Public School middle school students hit the field under the guidance of former college and National Football League (NFL)... Continue Reading →

Sprint 1Million Program Provides Electronic Devices for APS Students

Atlanta Public Schools has passed out nearly 1,500 fully activated electronic devices to students in 11 of the district’s high schools, as part of the Sprint 1Million Program -- a five-year initiative of Sprint and the Sprint Foundation that will connect 1,000,000 low-income high school students, nationally, who do not have internet access at home. APS... Continue Reading →

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