How to Pay for College Workshop Series

  Atlanta Public Schools and Achieve Atlanta are offering the "How to Pay for College Workshop Series". Sessions include: Move on When Ready (Dual Enrollment) FAFSA Overview Hope/Zell Miller Scholarship Overview Achieve Atlanta Scholarship NCAA Eligibility FAFSA Working Session Assistance for 12th grade students & parents by appointment only.  Call (404) 880-3500 Workshops will be... Continue Reading →

Young Middle students experience financial literacy at JA BizTown

Jean Childs Young Middle School sixth-grade students participated in the Junior Achievement and Chick-fil-A Foundation’s Discovery Center BizTown, located at the Georgia World Congress Center. For four weeks, students focused on the financial literacy curriculum provided by Junior Achievement before experiencing the culminating event at JA BizTown, an interactive marketplace representing the local business community,... Continue Reading →

Young Middle School Partners with Fifth Third Bank to Promote Financial Literacy

Jean Childs Young Middle School is excited to announce their school’s new partnership with Fifth Third Bank.  Dr. Kelvin L. Griffin, the principal of Young Middle School, is committed to engaging business and community partners to provide opportunities for students and their families. Fifth Third Bank is committed to building partnerships with communities and schools... Continue Reading →

APS Students ‘Take Care of Business’ at Junior Achievement’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center

Coan Middle School students were the first from APS to experience the Junior Achievement (JA) and Chick-fil-A Foundation's, Discovery Center BizTown.  JA BizTown is designed as an interactive marketplace representing the local business community, including financial services, media, telecommunications, utilities, manufacturing and more.  In this interactive financial literacy program, students received unique job assignments as an employee,... Continue Reading →

APS Middle Students to Participate in Junior Achievement’s Programming at Discovery Center

On August 20th, APS celebrated the Junior Achievement’s Chick-fil-A Foundation Discovery Center at their grand opening ceremony.  Jacob Croskey from Coan, Angel Crawford from Coretta Scott King, and Taj West from Long Middle represented APS at this event by mingling with top executives while volunteering at the Chick-fil-A store.  APS is excited to enhance financial literacy and career... Continue Reading →

Washington High’s School of Banking, Finance & Investment gets a nice deposit from BB&T

Washington High School of Banking, Finance and Investment received a $5,000 contribution from banking partner BB&T on Monday, April 12. The partnership was established by APS Associate Superintendent for High Schools Randolph Bynum, BB&T Vice President Derold McIver and Principal Charcia Nichols. The donation will fund workshops on financial literacy, a Wall Street field trip for... Continue Reading →

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