APS Farm to School and Garden Tour at Centennial Place Elementary

On October 25th, an APS Farm to School and Garden Tour was held at Centennial Place Elementary School as a part of the new Captain Planet Foundation (CPF) Learning Gardens Program recently implemented in 40 APS schools.Teachers, parents, community partners and school nutritionists shared how Farm to School programs are changing the lives of APS... Continue Reading →

First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates health and wellness efforts at Burgess-Peterson Academy

First Lady Michelle Obama marked the first anniversary of her Let's Move initiative with a visit to Burgess-Peterson Academy on Wednesday afternoon. The school is one of the leaders in Atlanta Public Schools when it comes to health, wellness and nutrition efforts thanks to hard work among faculty, staff, students, parents and its network of... Continue Reading →

APS teachers take education outdoors with classroom symposium at Zoo Atlanta

  APS teachers and educators from around the state were in attendance for the 14th annual Outdoor Classroom Symposium held at Zoo Atlanta last week. The action packed day featured hands-on workshops on how to create outdoor teaching spaces, outdoor classroom resources, and a service project in Grant Park that created an edible outdoor classroom... Continue Reading →

Burgess-Peterson Academy teams up with Trees Atlanta

Trees Atlanta and community volunteers joined together with students and faculty of Burgess-Peterson Academy to plant 10 fruit and nut trees at the school on Saturday, Jan. 23, in partnership with Georgia Organics and the Atlanta Public Schools' Office of Nutrition. The A-Town Dancers from the Atlanta Hawks were on hand to cheer on the planters. This... Continue Reading →

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