Maynard Jackson’s Valedictorian Atia Butts Plans to Attend Georgia Tech and Study International Affairs

Atia Butts has managed to maintain a 4.0 GPA for the entirety of her high school career, partaking in Advanced Placement courses as well as International Baccalaureate courses her junior and senior year. Rigor is no stranger to Atia as she also participated in Emory’s Pre-College program for Evolutionary Biology, Summer Math and Science Enrichment... Continue Reading →

Carver School of the Arts 2015 Valedictorian Vanessa Rodriguez-Badillo is headed to Georgia Tech

Vanessa Rodriguez-Badillo is a dedicated student who has demonstrated her potential to excel not only in academics, but also in extracurricular activities. Vanessa is an exemplarily leader. She is a member of the National Honors Society of High School Scholars, National Beta Club, Carver High School Book Café, and Student Government Association. Vanessa is currently... Continue Reading →

Morningside virtual fieldtrip to Georgia Tech

Fourth graders at Morningside Elementary School and scientists at a Georgia Tech biology lab recently interacted with each other during an activity designed to support a study on animal adaptations. Under the auspices of a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Dr. Warren Matthews from Georgia Tech’s Information Technology office provided Morningside with a... Continue Reading →

Westside Atlanta Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Atlanta Public School's newest addition, Westside Atlanta Charter School, held their official ribbon cutting ceremony earlier this school year, led to their ceremony by the Georgia Tech Marching Band. Guest speaker Joy Fitzgerald, CEO and President of the Atlanta Housing Authority, expressed her joy and excitement at the growth of the neighborhood and looks forward... Continue Reading →

Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy High School Students ENGAGE at Georgia Institute of Technology

Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy High School (CSKYWLA) students in the Biotechnology Research and Design pathway had an amazing laboratory experience on the Georgia Institute of Technology campus. The students toured the science and engineering buildings and spoke with undergraduate and graduate students about their daily routines and college life. The CSKYWLA students... Continue Reading →

Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy Partners with Parker H. Petit Institute of Bioengineering and Biosciences

Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy now has a partnership with the Parker H. Petit Institute of Bioengineering and Biosciences. Teachers from CSKYWLA will conduct biomedical research at Georgia Institute of Technology, alongside graduate students and leading scientific researchers. A fascinating component of the partnership is the development of the Cell Biology Boot Camp... Continue Reading →

Centennial Place Elementary among fourteen APS schools to earn state Title 1 recognition

Centennial Place Elementary School, an APS year round school, is among fourteen district schools to earn the state Title 1 Distinguished School recognition this year. Centennial Place has earned this recognition for nine consecutive years and has made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for eleven consecutive years. AYP is a federal measure of academic achievement covering... Continue Reading →

Inman Middle student reads books, wins prize (as if she needed motivation)

Spend a few minutes speaking with Inman Middle School sixth-grader Vicky Walters, and you get the feeling she didn't exactly have to enter a contest to read more. But that didn't stop her from blazing through 19 books spanning 5,388 pages to finish among the top 10 in Georgia Tech's fourth-annual Jacket2Jacket area reading contest.... Continue Reading →

Centennial Place Elementary gets a good read on star NFL wide receiver Calvin Johnson

Star Detroit Lions wide receiver (and Georgia Tech alum) Calvin Johnson, Jr. took time out of his busy day to participate in the “Men Do Read" program at Centennial Place Elementary. He read Crash, a novel by Iain Sinclair, to Dr. Alfreda Stinson’s third-grade students. Centennial Place is located across the street from Johnson's alma mater, where he excelled academically in addition to... Continue Reading →

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