Super Bowl Winner Malcolm Mitchell Stresses Importance of Reading to F.L. Stanton Students

Former University of Georgia football star and current New England Patriots player Malcolm Mitchell spoke about the importance of reading to students at F.L. Stanton Elementary School on Tuesday, as a part of his Read With Malcolm campaign. Mitchell, who played for the New England Patriots, winners of this year’s Super Bowl, has teamed up... Continue Reading →

APS Parents Have “Thanksgiving Lunch” with Students for Family Engagement Day

Students and parents at Deerwood Academy and several other Atlanta Public Schools ate lunch together on Thursday for Family Engagement Day. Thanksgiving Day is Thursday, but students and parents throughout the Atlanta Public School system already have eaten a Thanksgiving meal together. Scores of schools in the district – including Deerwood Academy, F.L. Stanton Elementary,... Continue Reading →

Fredrick Douglass High School hosts first cluster-wide literacy night

written by Britney Morgan The Frederick Douglass High School Parent Center hosted the Douglass Cluster Family Literacy Night Thursday, January, 15, 2015. There were numerous activities for children of all ages including ‘Babies and Toddler Emerging Literacy,’ ‘Pre-Kindergarten Story Time,’ and ‘Middle School- Art as Literacy.' Elementary students explored web-based tools to strengthen their command of... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Terrisianna & Terrianna Taylor Grade: 8th Grade School: Crawford W. Long Middle Terrisianna Taylor and Terrianna Taylor are twins who have a variety of interests, but are both very ambitious with their education and careers. They have a younger brother who they love very dearly, and enjoy attending school at Crawford Long Middle School.... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Kyra Franklin Grade: 1st Grade School: Whitefoord Elementary Kyra Franklin has recently been appointed both classroom monitor and student of the month for January. With her sweet, soft-spoken and dainty personality, she leads her classmates through exceptional behavior and even assists them with their schoolwork. She excels among her peers as a hard worker... Continue Reading →

Walter F. White Elementary certified as a No Place for Hate school

Walter F. White Elementary learned Monday that it has been officially certified as a No Place for Hate School by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the group announced in a press release. The announcement came in a Banner Certification Program in which Hollande Levinson, ADL education director, presented a banner to White guidance counselor Dale W. Tate. Tate... Continue Reading →

APS teachers sing loud and proud with ASO Chorus … at Carnegie Hall!

With APS employees like Springdale Park and Usher-Collier Heights elementary music teacher Brianne Turgeon contributing to Talk Up APS, we know we’ve got the district covered. Turgeon shared the following report with us: On Saturday, Oct. 30, three APS teachers had an amazing opportunity to perform on the most famous stage in the US. Staria... Continue Reading →

F.L. Stanton and White elementary schools join APS efforts to help Haiti

Walter White and Frank L. Stanton elementary school students and staff and gotten into the help for Haiti. At White, students and staff collected items by grade levels and the administration. The school was able to donate many needed supplies. Among the supplies were toiletry items, water, medical supplies, baby food and other baby needs.... Continue Reading →

F.L. Stanton Elementary students craft their own season’s greetings

Kaufman Realty Group, one of the school partners of F.L. Stanton Elementary, sends out a holiday card each year and asks the school’s students to participate. F.L. Stanton art teacher Carmen Smith selects students to participate. Kaufman Group then selects a winner and presents the winner with a gift. This year, Sydney Stepney in Edwards’ fifth-grade... Continue Reading →

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