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 →

Perkerson Elementary’s community partners share their passion for reading

Celebrated author and prolific writer Elizabeth Hardwick once observed, “The greatest gift is a passion for reading.” On March 26, 30 of Atlanta’s leading citizens shared their passion for reading with members of Perkerson Elementary School students. Boys and girls from the Perkerson family were entertained and enthralled as captains of industry, business, the legal profession,... Continue Reading →

APS middle-schoolers state their case in CIS Atlanta’s inaugural moot court competition

UPDATE: Check out Scott King's photo gallery here. Debate-team students representing all four of APS' School Reform Teams squared off Wednesday at Communities in Schools Atlanta's First Annual Middle School Moot Court by presenting their oral arguments for a select issue that affects Georgia students. The competition featured presentations by Kennedy (SRT-1) vs. Parks (SRT-2)... Continue Reading →

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