How to Pay for College Workshop Series

  Atlanta Public Schools and Achieve Atlanta are offering the "How to Pay for College Workshop Series". Sessions include: Move on When Ready (Dual Enrollment) FAFSA Overview Hope/Zell Miller Scholarship Overview Achieve Atlanta Scholarship NCAA Eligibility FAFSA Working Session Assistance for 12th grade students & parents by appointment only.  Call (404) 880-3500 Workshops will be... 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 →

Jamaya Aldena Powell is honored to be CSK’s Inaugural Valedictorian

  As a member of the first graduating class of Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSK) High School, Jamaya is honored to be the school’s first valedictorian. CSK is a single gender school for girls that opened in 2007 with sixth-grade students. They will now celebrate their inaugural graduating class during a joint... 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 →

College Colors Day at Brown Middle School

On Friday, August 30th, students at Brown Middle School paraded the halls in their favorite college colors. Students at Brown Middle School are engaged in college and career readiness instruction throughout the year as they visit college campuses, learn about colleges across the country and participate in college fairs. College Colors Day exposes students to... 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 →

Project GRAD Atlanta: College Signing Day 2013

College-bound APS seniors got their moment in the sun during the 7th annual Project GRAD-Atlanta College Signing Day. During the ceremony, parents and college representatives watched as each student signed on the dotted line at the school they will attend in the fall. Project GRAD (Graduation Really Achieves Dreams) provides activities and support so that economically... 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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