North Region Math and Science Night

Parents and students are invited to attend the North Region Math and Science Academic Showcase for a fun, informative, interactive parent workshop on Common Core curriculum lessons for grades K-12. Thursday, January 23, 2014 Harper-Archer Middle School 3399 Collier Drive Atlanta, GA. 30331 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Thursday, March 20, 2014 North Atlanta High School... Continue Reading →

West Manor Coffee & Conversation

Parents recently enjoyed coffee and donuts with Dr. Reginald Lawrence, principal of West Manor Elementary, as he discussed the Common Core curriculum for the 2013-2014 school year. Atlanta Public Schools has implemented Common Core Georgia Performance Standards to provide students with rigorous instructional programs that foster student success in school and life. The Standards are... Continue Reading →

Media Center Orientation 2013 at Brown Middle School

As an introduction to the 2013-2014 school year, the Brown Middle School Media Center team conducted an orientation and book checkout drive during the first month of school.  Part of the implementation of Common Core Curriculum literacy skills, as well as college and career readiness, all language arts classes participated in a media center services... Continue Reading →

Fractions are Fun at Connally!

Third Grade students at Connally Elementary recently took part in a fun and engaging lesson focused on fractions. During the lesson students worked in groups and used models to solve challenging problems involving fractions. The students also discussed the many ways they could use fractions in real-life scenarios. "Last week they partitioned shapes into equal parts using... Continue Reading →

APS Announces Specialized Training to Help Teachers Prepare for New Common Core Learning Standards

Teachers Count! On Wednesday, December 19, 2012, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) announced that as a result of a generous contribution by the GE Foundation, every classroom teacher, assistant principal and principal will receive two days of critical training to allow them to hone their skills implementing the new Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. The two... Continue Reading →

109 M.L.King Students Take Home a Free Computer Through CFY-Atlanta

Every 6th grader at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School was invited to participate in CFY’s Digital Learning Program on Saturday, Oct. 27th.  This educational event had a high participation rate as 109 out of 142 sixth graders received a LCD flat-screen computer loaded with fun and educational software. In order to participate, students were... Continue Reading →

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