BEST Academy High Students Advance to the National Engineering Design Competition

B.E.S.T. Academy High School competed in SECME Atlanta’s Annual Engineering Competition on Saturday, February 25, 2011.  As part of the competition, students designed mouse trap cars according to specifications outlined by SECME, participated in team interviews, and created technical reports for the prototype created.  As a result, B.E.S.T. students advanced to the National Competition Finals... Continue Reading →

APS Teachers Win Grants to attend Advanced Placement Summer Institutes

by Office of High Schools To support ongoing efforts to improve the academic achievement of students, the Georgia Department of Education hosts an annual Advanced Placement Teacher Training Grant opportunity for Georgia high schools. This grant is to assist in training teachers at AP Summer Institutes. At the February 16, 2012 meeting of the Georgia... Continue Reading →

APS puts its B.E.S.T. foot forward

WSB-TV news anchor Fred Blankenship called the Office of Communications earlier this week with a simple request: He wanted to do a story about single-gender schools and was hoping we could help. Our response: an overwhelming "yes!" Not only did we tell him about the two incredible leadership academies at Mays High — the Eagle... Continue Reading →

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