It’s Official! M.A. Jones Elementary is APS’ First Certified STEM School

After five years of hard work, it was party time at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School on Tuesday as the school celebrated becoming the first Atlanta Public School to earn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) certification. The school held a pep rally featuring Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen and State Schools Superintendent Richard... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools Celebrates the Opening of the Michael R. Hollis Innovation Academy

By: Donovan M. Harris Atlanta Public Schools celebrated the official unveiling of the Michael R. Hollis Innovation Academy on Thursday, October 6 in the former Kennedy Middle School building. The school serves students from the former Bethune Elementary School in the revitalizing west side of Atlanta. The school features both an EL curriculum and innovative STEM-focused... Continue Reading →

Usher-Collier Elementary students participate in the 2nd annual Georgia STEM Day

  Usher-Collier Elementary hosted STEM Day program activities for the 2014 2nd annual Georgia STEM Day earlier this spring. The activities consisted of both a STEM CAREER DAY and their end of the year Engineering Design Challenge. STEM professionals from all over the Atlanta metro area visited Usher-Collier Elementary to speak to students about what... Continue Reading →

Successful STEM Day at Fickett Elementary School

Students at Fickett Elementary School participated in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Day with each grade level engaging in hands-on construction projects.The focus was on the technology and engineering of STEM. Through class discussions, students learned that technology is anything that helps humans solve problems, whether it is an object, system or process.In addition,... 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 →

Register Now for the 2014 APS Technology Fair

The 2014 Atlanta Public Schools Technology Fair will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Atlanta Technical College located at 1560 Metropolitan Parkway SW, Atlanta, Georgia, 30310. The Atlanta Public Schools Technology Fair affords students the opportunity to present technology projects to the community and district partners. If you know a student who would be... Continue Reading →

M. Agnes Jones Elementary Celebrates STEM Careers

M. Agnes Jones Elementary School celebrated STEM Careers during its 2013 STEM Career Week festivities. Students at M. Agnes Jones recently participated in STEM Career Week from September 30-October 4th. During the week students learned about various careers in technology, engineering, math and science.  Spelman and Morehouse student volunteers visited classrooms and shared their college... Continue Reading →

STEM Day 2013 at Fickett Elementary

Fickett Elementary recently held STEM Day on May 3, 2013. The event was sponsored by the UPS Foundation.  During STEM Day, falculty and staff engaged the students at Fickett in a variety of STEM activities to allow them to preview some of the programs for the school's pilot year.  Students in grades 3-5 participated in engineering design projects, and K-2 students attended an in-house... Continue Reading →

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