Celebrating two more promises made and kept to improve school facilities

The district recently held ribbon-cutting celebrations for D.M. Therrell Educational Complex and Continental Colony Elementary School. Both campuses, located in the Greenbriar Mall area, opened August 2011 as state-of-the-art, multimillion-dollar learning facilities. Board Chair Brenda J. Muhammad and District 6 Representative Yolanda Johnson participated in the ceremonies for both schools. In addition, board members Emmett... Continue Reading →

Continental Colony ILS Sharon Urban performs an ‘Electric Slide’ into retirement

Sharon Urban isn't quite sure how the popular line dance to "Electric Slide" initially made its way into her retirement ceremony at Continental Colony Elementary. But it sure was fun to watch. Urban, an Atlanta Public Schools veteran, wound up her career as Continental Colony's Instructional Liaison Specialist, and decided she'd go out on a... Continue Reading →

APS’ Atlanta Wolfpack earns third varsity wheelchair basketball championship title

The Program for Exceptional Children's Atlanta Wolfpack team won the 2010 AAASP State Wheelchair Basketball Championship at the Georgia High School Association (GHSA)  State Basketball Championship on March 12 at the Gwinnett Arena. This is the third consecutive win for the Wolfpack team. The Wolfpack team is no overnight success. Team development and a winning record is the result... Continue Reading →

Continental Colony makes the buck stop here for Haiti

Continental Colony Elementary School recently conducted a two-week “Pay It Forward” campaign for the victims of Haiti. During that time, the school collected a total of $485.48. The proceeds were mailed to the America Red Cross Foundation. The “Pay It Forward” campaign was initiated by Principal Sandra R. Sessoms, who believed strongly in explaining to... Continue Reading →

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