Elite Sisterhood sponsors a GoGirlGo! Open House at Carver School of Technology

Elite Sisterhood, Inc., hosted a GoGirlGo! Atlanta Open House for the female students at the Carver School of Technology and surrounding schools in late January. Elite Sisterhood, Inc., is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prepare young ladies for postsecondary education through the development of  positive self-image, leadership, and community service. GoGirlGo! is a part of... Continue Reading →

APS’ Program for Exceptional Children rolls out three-year inclusive education initiative

  Atlanta Public Schools’ Program for Exceptional Children (PEC) rolled out its new inclusive school practices initiative that will be implemented over the next three years, to approximately 900 special education professionals during a system-wide training held Aug. 4-5 at Douglass High School. PEC interim director Constance Goodson stated during her presentation, titled “Pathways to... Continue Reading →

Atlanta City Council recognizes Douglass’ Stock Market Team

Atlanta City Council members Michael Julian Bond and Keisha Lance Bottoms presented a proclamation on June 7 to Douglass High School’s Stock Market Team, which placed first in the 2010 Stock Market Game Capitol Hill Challenge (CHC). Since its inception in 2004, CHC has engaged 239 U.S. Representatives and 112 U.S. Senators with more than... Continue Reading →

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta gets families excited about reading

UPDATE: Check out even more images in this photo gallery. We just got this great news from Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta... In many schools, low levels of parental engagement can pose challenges for students and school staff alike. For that reason, Communities In Schools (CIS) of Atlanta, an award-winning, Atlanta-based dropout prevention organization,... Continue Reading →

Cleveland Avenue & Capitol View elementary schools’ upcoming Career Day 2010

Cleveland Avenue Elementary is inviting everyone to its Career Day 2010. The anticipated Career Day will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, May 6. Each career presentation will last 25- 30 minutes. An appreciation reception will be held for the presenters at 1 p.m. Also, Capitol View Elementary is planning its Career Day 2010 for May... Continue Reading →

Meet the Atlanta Families’ Awards winners: Dr. Anthony Dorsey

We continue our look at the Atlanta Families' Awards for Excellence in Education winners with a profile of Dr. Anthony Dorsey, principal at R.N. Fickett Elementary School for the past three years. During his tenure, Fickett has received several awards. In 2008, APS Superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall recognized Fickett for achieving 70 percent of the district's assigned... Continue Reading →

Cleveland Avenue hosts its first ‘Math from the Ground Up’ Academic Night

On Oct. 20, parents attended Academic Night at Cleveland Avenue Elementary School. But this was not your average academic night. This night was sprinkled with a twist of Math Instruction. Parents learned how to play math games that came straight from the Project GRAD Math Program, which is currently the school’s Math Reform Model. Teachers in... Continue Reading →

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