Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Alexia Matthews  Grade: 3rd Grade School: Dunbar Elementary  Model student, creative thinker, best all around student, and structured for perfection are some of the descriptions a teacher uses to describe Alexia Matthews. “I wish I had a classroom full of her,” the teacher says. Alexia is a bright, talkative, outgoing student who is in love... Continue Reading →

Cool Kid of the Week

Tarrell Jones, also known as TJ, has a special talent of making you smile. He has a bright and bubbly personality that continues to stay with you throughout the day. He is a proud first grader at Toomer Elementary School this year, where he transitioned from special education to the general classroom. He attends class... Continue Reading →

APS Cool Kid: James Bond

Chances are, when you hear the name James Bond, your thoughts instantly turn to spies, cool cars, hi-tech gadgets and a certain tall and dashing, tuxedo-clad secret agent.  But how often does that name leave you with thoughts of Atlanta Public Schools? If you’ve called any APS phone number recently, you’ve probably made that connection. ... Continue Reading →

APS Cool Kid: Lucy Leonard

Since the age of 7, Lucy Leonard has spent part of each summer vacation in the same way. Located only four hours outside of Atlanta, yet still worlds away, the Henry Grady High School recent graduate is a veteran at YMCA’s Camp Thunderbird, located in North Carolina.  Learning lifelong lessons and developing valuable friendships year after... Continue Reading →

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