APS Farm to School and Garden Tour at Centennial Place Elementary

On October 25th, an APS Farm to School and Garden Tour was held at Centennial Place Elementary School as a part of the new Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) Learning Gardens Program recently implemented in 40 APS schools.Teachers, parents, community partners and school nutritionists shared how Farm to School programs are changing the lives of APS... Continue Reading →

The Atlanta Falcons Honor Centennial Teacher Thomas Bussey as a ‘Symetra Hero in the Classroom’

On September 13th, Centennial Place Elementary School’s third-grade teacher Thomas Bussey was honored during a surprise assembly by Symetra, SunTrust and the Atlanta Falcons. “There are many instances I can cite of Thomas Bussey’s dedication to the education of Centennial Place Elementary School students,” said Chastity Williams, a teaching colleague. “Mr. Bussey writes and implements... Continue Reading →

Year-Round Students are Back in School

Boyd, Centennial Place and Hutchinson elementary school students headed back to classes at 8 am on Monday, July 15 as Atlanta Public Schools kicks off “Day One APS” for year-round schools. The students were energetic and eager to learn as they familiarized themselves with new classes and teachers. “We have seven new teachers who have come... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of The Week

Name: Janaisha Wright Grade: 5th Grade School: L.P. Miles Elementary Janaisha Wright’s teacher, Mr. Ross, describes her as a leader, both inside and outside of the classroom. In class, Janaisha receives good grades, dedicates her time as a peer tutor, and continually serves as a positive role model for her classmates. Janaisha said her best advice for her fellow classmates is, “Never give up,... Continue Reading →

Centennial’s PTA Hosts a Technology & Engineering Night

Centennial Place Elementary School’s PTA hosted a Technology & Engineering night with students, parents, and representatives from Stevens & Wilkinson, Atlanta Institute of Architects, Atlanta Streetcar, and Atlanta Beltline. The focus of this event is to celebrate students’ work, and provide an opportunity for students and families to be aware of projects in their local... Continue Reading →

Jazz legend Earl Klugh hits the right notes with Centennial Place Elementary music students

Legendary jazz guitarist Earl Klugh dropped by Kristen Faust’s music class at Centennial Place Elementary School on Dec. 3. The students were rehearsing and prepping for last Saturday evening’s performance at the Ferst Center for the Arts on the Georgia Tech campus. Klugh seemed very impressed by the level of talent among the students. He... Continue Reading →

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