Cleveland Avenue Elementary School Teacher Honored as ‘Symetra Hero in the Classroom’

Symetra, SunTrust and the Atlanta Falcons honored Cleveland Avenue Elementary School teacher Rita Simmons as a “Symetra Hero in the Classroom” on Dec. 10, 2013 during a surprise school assembly. Simmons is an instructor in the Atlanta school’s Gifted and Talent Development program and the district's 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year. “I have known Rita Simmons for... Continue Reading →

Author Robert Little speaks at Cleveland Avenue Elementary

Robert Little, author and motivational speaker, visited students at Cleveland Avenue Elementary and spoke during two assembly programs. During his popular assembly program, Dream Power, which is based on his book, he motivated students to look beyond their circumstances and pursue their dreams. Little also addressed topics such as character, friendship, and bullying with the students. Little... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Fritz Joseph Grade: Pre-K School: Continental Colony Elementary Fritz Joseph is a Pre-K student at Continental Colony Elementary School of C. H.O.I.C.E.  He enjoys listening to music, dancing, reading and exploring on the computer and his teacher’s iPad. Fritz’s favorite subject in school is music because he enjoys playing with the various instruments in class... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Names Rita Simmons 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Rita Simmons for being named the 2013-2014 APS Teacher of the Year! Rita Simmons is a gifted and talented teacher of students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Cleveland Avenue Elementary School. Simmons received her Bachelor of Arts in Education from Florida A & M State University. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in... Continue Reading →

Cleveland Avenue and Dunbar Students Make Safety a Priority!

Representatives from the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office recently visited Cleveland Avenue Elementary and Dunbar Elementary schools to educate students about bicycle and pedestrian safety. The Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education Program seeks to reduce pedestrian and bicycle injuries and deaths by teaching safety awareness to students and adults. Sheriff’s Office representatives taught Cleveland Avenue third... Continue Reading →

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