Another APS Partnership Provides Fickett Elementary Students with Glasses

  A partnership between Atlanta Public Schools, the Atlanta Hawks Foundation and Vision to Learn provided prescription eye glasses for more than 60 students at Fickett Elementary School, Wednesday morning. Vision to Learn is a national program that works with companies, non-profit organizations and school systems to provide free eye exams and eye glasses for... Continue Reading →

April 2014 APS Student Spotlight Featuring Students from Fickett, Carver Early College, SPARK and Towns

Name:  Ronald White III Grade:  5th School: Fickett Elementary School Career Goal: Engineer/Entrepreneur Ronald White, III is a proud 5th grade Trojan who has been at Fickett Elementary School since kindergarten. He is an honor student with multiple interests. Ronald plays soccer and enjoys swimming, playing video games and Monopoly, watching movies with his family, and... Continue Reading →

Students celebrate Junior Achievement Day at Fickett & Miles

Students at Fickett Elementary and Miles Intermediate recently participated in Junior Achievement (JA) Day. JA Day programming creates an opportunity for area businesses and volunteers to impact the lives of students by spending a day in an elementary school. Business participants serve as role models, sharing experiences and information while leading Junior Achievement programming. Volunteers... Continue Reading →

Fickett Elementary Kicks Off its Annual UPS Mentoring Program

Earlier this school year, Fickett Elementary held its annual United Parcel Service, Inc.  (UPS) mentoring program kick-off to celebrate a continuing partnership between the APS school and its internationally known partner.  This program was originally developed to provide mentors and guidance for girls, but this year the program was extended to also include male students at... Continue Reading →

Football, Fun, & Fans at Therrell Cluster Night 2013

Students, teachers and parents enjoyed a Saturday night filled with touchdowns, cheers, music, and more at the Therrell High School Cluster Football Night. Guests enjoyed a great game of football as Therrell High School competed against North Druid Hills High. The schools of the Therrell Cluster include Therrell High School, Bunche Middle School, Continental Colony... Continue Reading →

Student Wellness Ambassadors Leadership Academy

On Saturday, March 16, 2013, students representing 14 Atlanta Public Schools attended the 4th Annual Student Wellness Ambassadors (SWA) Leadership Academy.  This event was held in conjunction with the Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully (C.H.O.I.C.E.S) Children’s Expo at the Adamsville Recreation Center. Focusing on the theme, “Fitness for the fun of it,” students... Continue Reading →

Pennies for Patients!

During the month of January, Fickett Elementary participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients Drive. Over a three week period students were asked to collect coins and put them in a classroom collection box. Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10... Continue Reading →

Students at Fickett Receive a ‘Special Delivery’ from UPS Every year UPS employees at corporate campuses across the country adopt an elementary school in their community as a part of the Project Angel volunteer program. For years, UPS has served as a Partner in Education at Fickett Elementary School. Through Project Angel UPS donates a gift to every child in the school. This... Continue Reading →

Fickett Celebrates Junior Achievement Day

Students at Fickett Elementary recently celebrated Junior Achievement Day. Throughout the day volunteers from UPS taught the students innovative and creative life lessons, applicable to school and their communities. Junior Achievement’s volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential.... Continue Reading →

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