Atlanta Public Schools Display Respect, Gratitude to Our Nation’s Veterans, Military Service Men & Women

Standing over six-feet tall in his U.S. Army dress blues, two-star Major General Leslie C. Smith exudes a presence that demands respect. However, when the Frederick Douglass High School graduate told the crowd of JROTC cadets and other students that he grew up in a neighborhood around the corner from the school, a place they... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Honors Nation’s Veterans and Military Men, Women

Atlanta Public Schools will show its respect and appreciation for the area and the nation’s veterans and military men and women, as several schools and the district’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) will participate in events and activities for Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11. This week, students at Morris Brandon Elementary School will send... Continue Reading →

Future forensic scientist Keiyanna Sealey-Woodard is the Class of 2015 Salutatorian of Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy

Keiyanna Sealey-Woodard is honored to be the Salutatorian of Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy High School. She has excelled in the engineering, science, and technology Academy at Coretta Scott King. She was selected to participate in the prestigious Project ENGAGES STEM program where she conducts engineering research at Georgia Institute of Technology. As... Continue Reading →

Jovanay Carter is Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy ‘s Star Student and Class of 2015 Valedictorian

Since 8th grade, Jovanay Carter has been a proud member of the sisterhood at Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy. During her high school years, she has been named a 4.0 Principal’s Honor Roll scholar, participated on Varsity Cross Country Team, served as Senior Class President, and was awarded Most Valuable Player in track... Continue Reading →

APS Restructures High Schools for Improved Quality and Efficiency

Atlanta Public Schools Restructures High Schools for Improved Quality and Efficiency District to consolidate Small Schools APS will consolidate the small schools within four its high schools to improve quality and efficiency. The New Schools at Carver, South Atlanta and D.M. Therrell high schools will be consolidated. The district also will merge the middle and high... Continue Reading →

APS Adds Athletic Field Upgrades to SPLOST Priorities

Responding to community demand and a 2010 athletic audit, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) has made improvements to athletic fields a priority so that students can enjoy the use of modern, state-of-the-art facilities when they participate in physical education and sports at school. These improvements were included in the project list for SPLOST IV and are... Continue Reading →

Important Reminders about APS transfers and registration for the 2015-16 School Year

Friday, March 27 is the last day to apply for a general administrative transfer to attend an out of zoned school, or the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship transfer for the 2015-16 school year. Transfer applications will be accepted in person in the Department of Student Relations until 4:00 p.m. and online until 11:59pm. Registration packets... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools District and The Atlanta City Regional Science & Engineering Fair Results

The Atlanta Public Schools District and The Atlanta City Regional Science & Engineering Fair winners have been announced!  All participants of both fairs will be honored at an awards ceremony that will be held on February 28, 2014, at Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy.  All participating students, parents, and sponsors are encouraged attend. For... Continue Reading →

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