APS Squads Impress at Metro Cheerleading Championships

Atlanta Public Schools cheerleading squads flexed their muscles and voices at the 2017 APS Metro Cheerleading Competition, held Saturday at Douglass High School. An APS squad placed in nearly every category, with the Mays co-ed, KIPP Atlanta Collegiate and KIPP Metro Middle School squads taking home championships. Mays won the Co-Ed Division Championship, KIPP Atlanta... Continue Reading →

1st APS Cross Country Meet

On September 4th, APS held their first Cross Country Meet at Grant Park with Coretta Scott King High School, Maynard Jackson, Grady, Washington, North Atlanta, South Atlanta, Carver, Drew Charter, Douglass, Best Academy, Mays, Jonesboro, and Therrell High School. Jasper Jewell, Program Manager from the Department of Athletics, reports that this meet hit a record with the highest... Continue Reading →

Kennedy Middle & Drew Charter Student Swap 2013

This year, students and teachers from Drew Charter School share a building with Kennedy Middle School students. Kennedy students will share their campus with Drew for one year while Drew Charter’s Senior Academy is being constructed. Recently, students at Kennedy Middle School and Drew Charter School participated in student swap day. Student swap day was developed... Continue Reading →

APS Site Changes for 2013-14 School Year

As Atlanta Public Schools prepares to welcome students back for the start of the 2013-2014 school year, please be mindful that students attending the following schools will relocate during the 2013-14 school year as a result of new construction, renovations, and school closures. Bunche Middle School Will temporarily relocate to the former Archer High School facility... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School joins Drew Charter and KIPP as Race to the Top grant winner

Award will promote innovation in teacher development Atlanta Public Schools' Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS), joins fellow APS schools Drew Charter and KIPP as the latest recipient of grant monies from the Race to the Top program. The Innovation Fund Grant, approximately $1 million over the next three years, will create a new teacher training and... Continue Reading →

Bunche Middle School Lady Chargers named district softball champs

by Rendell Jackson, APS Athletic DepartmentAs the Fall comes to an end, champions are crowned.  As fate would have it, Bunche Middle School and Drew Charter found themselves in an epic battle of the top tier teams in middle school softball.These two teams participated in the first Atlanta Public Schools softball playoffs.  On their way... Continue Reading →

Partnership names two APS schools as stops on 18th bus trip across Georgia

This just in from The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education ... The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education has announced that Charles R. Drew Charter School and The New Schools at Carver have been selected as two of seven schools that will make up this year’s annual Bus Trip Across Georgia.  The theme this... Continue Reading →

Whitefoord Elementary students get screen time with HGTV in community garden

WSB-TV filmed Whitefoord Elementary students working in the Edgewood Community Learning Garden on Sept. 28.  This taping, featuring Joe Washington from HGTV, will be used as a public service announcement highlighting the work of the Southeastern Horticultural Society in the Edgewood neighborhood.  The Edgewood Community Learning Garden is the Southeastern Horticultural Society’s first community garden... Continue Reading →

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