Atlanta Public Schools Names J. Scott Allen 2015-2016 APS Districtwide Teacher of the Year

J. Scott Allen, Latin teacher from Henry W. Grady High School, was named Atlanta Public Schools’ (APS) 2015-2016 Districtwide Teacher of the Year during the APS Employee Recognition Celebration awards ceremony October 29 at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center. It took a little time for the teaching bug to bite J. Scott Allen. But... Continue Reading →

APS Leaders Surprise Employee Recognition Award Winners

Members of the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) leadership team recently surprised several employees with news that they will be honored for their contributions to helping APS achieve its mission and vision. The honors include Principal of the Year, Assistant Principal of the Year, Schools First Award, Students First Award, Districtwide Partner of the Year Award... Continue Reading →

Five APS Seniors Awarded National Achievement Scholarships

By Kimberly Willis Green Five seniors from Atlanta Public Schools (APS) are recipients of the National Achievement Scholarship®, the Corporate-Sponsored Merit Scholarship®, and the College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). The 51st annual National Achievement Scholarship® Program is a privately financed academic competition that honors scholastically talented African American students with... Continue Reading →

Twenty-three APS Seniors Named Posse Foundation Scholars

Twenty-three seniors from Atlanta Public Schools (APS) were awarded four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships worth approximately $100,000 each by The Posse Foundation, Inc. to some of the top colleges and universities in the country – including Boston University, Syracuse University, Texas A&M University, The College of Wooster, Brandeis University, and Bard College. The class of 2014... Continue Reading →

Grady Students Take Over the Air at V-103

Grady High School students recently visited V-103, The People's Station, for Greg Street’s Top 8 at 8 Show as student guests.  They promoted their football game against Lithonia High School, their new Officers Club program, and had a great experience showcasing their personalities and talents. The students were football players, band leaders, cheerleaders, track athletes, and... Continue Reading →

2014 National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

Congratulations to Atlanta Public Schools' nine National Merit Semifinalists! Semifinalists: Jamariel Hobbs, Douglass High School Liza Wemakor, Booker T. Washington High School- Early College Isabel Palmer, North Atlanta High School Quinn Mulholland, Grady High School Raulston Li, Grady High School Samuel Heller, Grady High School Tucker Lancaster, Grady High School Zoe Schneider, Grady High School Archer... Continue Reading →

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