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 →

APS Squads Impress at Metro Cheerleading Championships

Atlanta Public Schools cheerleading squads flexed their muscles and voices at the 2017 APS Metro Cheerleading Competition, held Saturday at Douglass High School. An APS squad placed in nearly every category, with the Mays co-ed, KIPP Atlanta Collegiate and KIPP Metro Middle School squads taking home championships. Mays won the Co-Ed Division Championship, KIPP Atlanta... Continue Reading →

Bunche MS Wins National Construction Award

An expanded and renovated Atlanta Public School that re-opened in the fall of 2015 after completing construction earned an Honor Award and recognition from the South Atlantic Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). The renovated Ralph Bunche Middle School located in southwest Atlanta was honored at the organization’s annual banquet and awards... Continue Reading →

Margaret Fain Elementary students read along with New York Times bestselling author Sharon Draper

  by Britney Morgan 1997 National Teacher of the Year and award winning, New York Times bestselling author, Sharon Draper, led a reading session with Margaret Fain fifth-grade students on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. During her visit, Ms. Draper read passages from her new book, “Stella by Starlight.” The students followed along and participated in... Continue Reading →

New principal Mario M. Watkins announces open door policy at Ralph J. Bunche Middle School

An innovative veteran educator with 20 years of public education experience, Principal Mario M. Watkins has served for over 10 years in K-12 administration. During the past two years, Principal Watkins has served as the interim principal at Ralph J. Bunche Middle School and is excited to now make Bunche his permanent home. Watkins says that during... Continue Reading →

Reconstruction of the new Ralphe J. Bunche Middle School is underway and on target for July 2015 completion

With a target completion date of July 2015, Bunche Middle School, which began receiving renovations in the fall of 2013, will continue construction during the upcoming school year. The renovation and facilities team are making great progress. Demolition is complete, the building pad is being prepared for concrete slab and walls are being erected. The Bunche construction... Continue Reading →

Katy Perry and Staples “Make Roar Happen” for Bunche Middle School students

  During the month of May, Ralph J. Bunche Middle School music teacher Matthew Hall asked donors to help him with a class project created using DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit website that raises money to help teachers receive classroom needs to aid their students in achieving success.  The southwest Atlanta instructor requested funding for music supplies for his program - supplies that... Continue Reading →

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