First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates health and wellness efforts at Burgess-Peterson Academy

First Lady Michelle Obama marked the first anniversary of her Let's Move initiative with a visit to Burgess-Peterson Academy on Wednesday afternoon. The school is one of the leaders in Atlanta Public Schools when it comes to health, wellness and nutrition efforts thanks to hard work among faculty, staff, students, parents and its network of... Continue Reading →

Target Field Trip Grant helps Burgess-Peterson students enjoy the butterflies at Callaway Gardens

Thanks to the generosity of the Target Field Trip Grant, 45 Burgess-Peterson Academy students and six teachers and parents enjoyed a wonderful day at Callaway Gardens on May 20. Coach Betty Jackson applied for and received a Target Field Trip Grant for $800 to take the Student Wellness Ambassadors, the Be Water Wise Atlanta and... Continue Reading →

APS helps show Atlanta how to ‘Be Water Wise’

  UPDATE: Check out the photo gallery here. Burgess-Peterson Academy served as the host school Wednesday to help launch a city-wide effort, Be Water Wise Atlanta, in a partnership with the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) and which helps celebrate National Environmental Education Week. Burgess-Peterson is one of 11 Atlanta Public Schools and 14 metro... Continue Reading →

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