Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Jessica Ifeadi Grade: 12th Grade School: Carver Early College Jessica believes that Carver Early College was the right high school destination for her. It has stimulated Jessica’s natural interest in science to the point that she wants to major in Chemistry in college. She likes Carver Early College because the school is small and... Continue Reading →

Douglass and North Atlanta Clusters: Parents, partners and employees played big role in successful Day One

Wednesday marked the first day of the 2013-14 school year for APS students, and thanks to dedicated parents, volunteers, partners and employees, Day One was a big success. Despite the incessant morning rain, numerous parents around the district arrived at schools early to assist in the back-to-school effort, and help their children transition from summer... Continue Reading →

Harper-Archer Middle girls’ basketball team wins APS Middle School title

The Harper-Archer Middle School girls basketball team does it again. The Lady Jaguars defeated the Young Middle Wolves for the APS Middle School Championship. The Lady Jaguars had an undefeated season (10-0). This is the team's second year winning the title. Not only are the girls powerful on the court, but in the classroom as well.... Continue Reading →

Harper-Archer media specialist Keisha Robinson named Symetra ‘Hero in the Classroom’

Join the club, Keisha Robinson! The Harper-Archer Middle School media specialist became the fourth APS teacher to join the ranks of the Symetra "Hero in the Classroom" group. The announcement came in an assembly at the school Tuesday that included the Atlanta Falcons and SunTrust Bank. Robinson, Harper-Archer’s media specialist for 11 years, was nominated for... Continue Reading →

Principal Shadow Day welcomes community partners to serve as school leaders around APS

UPDATE: Check out photo gallery here. Read speeches by Mays High Eagle Leadership Academy students at the luncheon here. Atlanta Public Schools principals happily switched places with several of our community and business partners Thursday as part of the annual Principal Shadow Day -- one of the best-ever examples of walking in someone else's shoes.... Continue Reading →

Mike Bigga’s fool-proof Career Day message for Harper-Archer students: Plot, plan, strategize, organize, mobilize

That's how simple Mike Bigga's message was when he returned to Harper-Archer Middle School for Career Day. The legendary Atlanta rapper, formerly known as Killer Mike, has been an incredibly positive voice in the community and has spoken at other school-related functions, having graduated from Douglass High. He mused to Letitia Goodman's eighth-grade English-language arts... Continue Reading →

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