Carver School of the Arts’ 2015 Salutatorian Collin Seymour is set to study Biology at UGA

Collin Seymour’s past four years at Carver School of the Arts have been filled with great opportunities and great mentors. The relationships Collin has built with his teachers and peers have enabled him to be successful throughout his high school career. His educational experiences have challenged him to go above and beyond the expected average... Continue Reading →

Making Your Vote Count at Carver!

Seniors at The New Schools at Carver recently registered to vote and learned the importance of making their vote count in today’s society. The 'Making Your Vote Count' event was an excellent way to prepare students for the upcoming City of Atlanta general election on November 5, 2013. Students practiced casting their ballot on mock voting... Continue Reading →

85 APS Students Earn AP Scholar Award

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) announced that 85 high school students from Atlanta Public Schools (APS) have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams this year. APS students earned the award by completing three or more AP exams with scores of 3 or higher.  Of the 85... Continue Reading →

Urban Youth Harp Ensemble at Carver School of the Arts on CBS News Sunday Morning

The Urban Youth Harp Ensemble, which is closely affiliated with the Carver School of the Arts, had a feature story broadcast on CBS News Sunday Morning on December 16, 2012. APS music educator Roselyn Lewis and principal harpist for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Elisabeth Remy Johnson founded the Urban Youth Harp Ensemble in the year... Continue Reading →

Disney, Essence Magazine and Steve Harvey choose 2 APS students for special honor

- ‘Dreaming Big’ Mantra Comes Alive March 8-11, 2012 as 100 Students Get Fresh Perspective, Jump Start on Career Paths and Life -  Walt Disney World Resort has announced the list of 100 high school students from across the U.S. who have been selected to attend the 2012 Disney’s Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE Magazine.  Atlanta... Continue Reading →

Atlanta students come together to promote the fight against prejudice through art

Nine Atlanta schools will display student-produced artwork advocating diversity along with professional artwork at the "Students Draw the Line Against Prejudice" exhibit starting Jan. 17 at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. The exhibit, sponsored by Embracing Differences, will feature 27 works of art from elementary, middle and high school students at both public and... Continue Reading →

Meet the APS High School Teacher of the Year: Wanda Brown-Cook, Carver School of the Arts

Wanda Brown-Cook Carver School of the Arts Dr. Marvin Pryor, principal Randolph Bynum, associate superintendent of high schools Wanda Brown-Cook, a native of Atlanta, graduated from Spelman College with a bachelor of arts degree in English. She received a master’s degree in education at Buffalo State University of New York in the Teacher Corps/Peace Corps... Continue Reading →

APS honors 2010-11 Teachers of the Year; Brown Middle’s Belita Hamilton wins overall award

Pictured, top row from L-R: Leslie Harrell-Tumlin, Belita Hamilton, Wanda Brown-Cook; Dr. Kathy Augustine; Ann Cramer. Middle row, from L-R: Urban Youth Harp Ensemble; various school teachers of the year; Tamara Cotman with Leslie Tumlin. Bottom row, from L-R: Belita Hamilton; Randolph Bynum and Wanda Brown-Cook; Hilaire Anelone and Belita Hamilton. UPDATE: Watch multi-media coverage including... Continue Reading →

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