HistoryMakers provide insight and advice to APS students at Dobbs and Bunche

For years students and educators alike have passed through the halls of John Wesley Dobbs Elementary without making a connection to the man for whom their school was named — until Friday. Dobbs' daughter, June Dobbs Butts, and niece, Juliette Dobbs Blackburn-Beamon, appeared at the school as part of The HistoryMakers project. Dobbs was one of... Continue Reading →

Save the date: APS Neighborhood Celebration for southeast schools, Oct. 2!

UPDATE: Check out these profiles on Coan Middle School, King Middle, Parkside Elementary, the participating Confucius Institute schools, and the charter schools. Download and share this copy of the flyer! The second annual APS Neighborhood Celebration will take place between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, at Maynard H. Jackson High School (801 Glenwood Ave. SE,... Continue Reading →

Hill-Hope Elementary flips for Haiti

Hill-Hope Elementary has launched a “Flip-Flops February Hygiene for Haiti Initiative” for the entire month of February. Students, parents, teachers, staff, and community members are encouraged to donate hygiene products including (but not limited to) deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, hair products, baby powder, baby oil, lotion, Vaseline, female products to the school. The supplies will be sent... Continue Reading →

Hill-Hope Elementary launches ‘Professional Attire Day’

Hill-Hope Elementary School began a monthly “Professional Attire Day” on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in which students dress up in professional attire to support their future professional careers. The school will bring in several members of the community who will speak to the students about their own professional careers. The event takes place on the last... Continue Reading →

Full house for first Community Fireside Chat of 2009-10

More than 300 parents, community members and APS employees packed the gymnasium of Inman Middle School on Monday to hear Superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall’s report on SRT-3 schools. Atlanta Board of Education members Emmett D. Johnson, Cecily Harsch-Kinnane (vice chair), Brenda Muhammad and Mark Riley were present. The superintendent talked about the district’s work... Continue Reading →

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