Two APS High Schools Earn International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme Designation

Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School and North Atlanta High School have earned the International Baccalaureate (IB) Career-related Programme (CP) designation to offer APS students the opportunity to combine IB courses with CTAE pathways and earn the IB CP Certificate. Both schools join 139 other schools in 23 countries around the world which currently offer the... Continue Reading →

APS Community Comes Together to Celebrate College and Career Motivation Week

This week you will find community members, district employees and Board of Education members speaking to students in schools throughout the district as APS College and Career Motivation Week.  The purpose of the week is to encourage all of our students, from pre-kindergarten to Grade 12, to do well in school and to prepare today... Continue Reading →

Crawford Long Middle School students get hands-on experience in Northside Hospital operation room

Twenty, 7th and 8th grade students from Crawford Long Middle School were "scrubbed" and ready for "surgery" as they participated in the eMergent STEM Scholars Program at Northside Hospital Healthcare System in conjunction with NeuroNexus, LLC. The goal of this partnership was to expose students to the various aspects of surgical medicine and encourage them to pursue medical/healthcare related... Continue Reading →

Male Empowerment and Girls Rock at Deerwood Academy!

During APS' College and Career Motivation week,  Deerwood Academy invited professionals from throughout the metro Atlanta area into the school to speak to students about the importance of education, discipline, and how actions and decisions can impact their future careers. The purpose of the College and Career Motivation Week is to encourage and inspire students to... Continue Reading →

M. Agnes Jones Elementary Celebrates STEM Careers

M. Agnes Jones Elementary School celebrated STEM Careers during its 2013 STEM Career Week festivities. Students at M. Agnes Jones recently participated in STEM Career Week from September 30-October 4th. During the week students learned about various careers in technology, engineering, math and science.  Spelman and Morehouse student volunteers visited classrooms and shared their college... Continue Reading →

APS Adult Literacy Program to host college, career and community resource event

In an effort to continuously support academic achievement, the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Adult Literacy Program will host an event next week to help adults explore the range of opportunities available after earning a high school diploma or GED. The Adult Literacy Program educates adults who did not complete high school, and helps them reach their greatest potential in the home, workplace and community.  In April,... Continue Reading →

CTAE Announces Its Teachers of the Year

CTAE Announces Its Teachers of the Year 2013 CTAE Performance Recognition The 2013 Career, Technical and Agricultural Education “High School Teacher of the Year” distinction was recently awarded to Linda Hassan-Randle of Crim Open Campus.   The Middle School Teacher of the Year honors went to Kameelah Chase of Sutton Middle School.  Ms. Chase was also... Continue Reading →

Counselors Honored at Kennedy and Young Middle Schools

During National Counselor’s Week in February,  Kennedy Middle School honored school counselor, Shiva Walker. According to staff and students, Mrs. Walker has been a vital asset in maintaining the accuracy and efficiency of student schedules, grades, and records as it aligns with the expectations of excellence in Atlanta Public Schools.   Mrs. Walker has effectively managed a one-woman... Continue Reading →

College and Career Motivation Week

During January 25th to February 1st, schools across our district participated in College and Career Motivation Week. The purpose of the week is to encourage students to focus on success in school as they plan for college. Celebratory and informational activities continued all week in our schools, especially at the middle and high school levels.... Continue Reading →

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