Bethune Students Receive a Special Surprise

Students at Bethune Elementary School received a special back-to-school treat. The Virtue Foundation and TANA and TAMA organizations recently distributed 500 backpacks to the students at Bethune. TANA is an organization that has served the Indian community in the Metro Atlanta area for the last 38 years.  Each year the organization distributes backpacks to kids... Continue Reading →

Hyundai Motor America Provides 1,000 Coats for APS Students

Hyundai Motor America partnered with the City of Atlanta and Atlanta Public Schools to donate 1,000 coats to Atlanta youth. On Tuesday, March 5th, City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed attended Hyundai’s Coats for Kids donation ceremony at Bethune Elementary. Hyundai Motor America donated 1,000 coats to the community organization Park Pride, the City of... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Melinda Alferoff Grade: 7th Grade School: Parks Middle School Melina Alferoff is an outstanding honor roll student at Parks Middle School.  Melina is bilingual and she speaks French and English fluently.  Melina also comprehends the language of Mina, which is spoken in Togo, Africa. Melina was born in Creiteil, France.  She lived in France... Continue Reading →

Students Get into the Music at Bethune

On Friday, November 9, 2012 Students at Bethune Elementary enjoyed a musical performance by Project Jupiter.  Project Jupiter, an orchestra quartet from Illinois, currently plays at Spivey Hall at Clayton State University. "The Coca-Cola Company was responsible for bringing this experience to life for our students," explained Jami Pettway, the Principal at Bethune Elementary. "Not... Continue Reading →

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