Atlanta Board of Education Members “Read for the Record®” to Pre-K Students

Atlanta Board of Education Members spent some quality time Thursday reading to the littlest of Atlanta Public School students, the pre-kindergarteners, during Read for the Record® 2015. #ReadfortheRecord, which celebrated its 10th anniversary on Thursday, is a worldwide campaign designed to bring awareness to the importance of high-quality early learning, by mobilizing millions of children... Continue Reading →

Hope-Hill Students get schooled on safety, earn bikes!

By Leslie Rivera Hope-Hill Media Specialist Christine Tigue commutes to school most days by bicycle.  When she does, she parks her bike behind the media center’s circulation desk and that caught the attention of several students. So many children showed an interest in cycling that Ms. Tigue teamed up with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition to get... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Terrisianna & Terrianna Taylor Grade: 8th Grade School: Crawford W. Long Middle Terrisianna Taylor and Terrianna Taylor are twins who have a variety of interests, but are both very ambitious with their education and careers. They have a younger brother who they love very dearly, and enjoy attending school at Crawford Long Middle School.... Continue Reading →

Dr. Seuss/Read Across America Day

Schools across the district celebrated the birthday of famous children's poet and cartoonist Dr. Seuss on Friday, March 1st. The day was full of fun and creative festivities that foster student engagement in literacy. Finch Elementary: Finch’s school partner Cathedral of Faith Church helped students celebrate literacy by volunteering their time to serve as readers... Continue Reading →

WWE Stars Promote Anti-Bullying at Hope-Hill

WWE celebrities visited Hope-Hill Elementary on February 4th, 2013, for Be a STAR rally against bullying. The Anti-Defamation League, which operates No Place for Hate, connected Be a STAR with Hope-Hill and co-sponsored this event.  The students were ecstatic to meet the special guests and enlightened by their presentations regarding cyber-bullying, disrespecting others, name-calling, and... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Kaylah Jordan Grade: 5th Grade School: Hope-Hill Elementary Kaylah is an efficient student who takes advantage of all her resources to excel in school. She is a young and highly motivated student who was able to overcome her challenges with math. Within the past year, Kaylah was able to pull her grades up from a... Continue Reading →

Kwanza Hall visits Hope-Hill for the First Ever International Day of the Girl

Girl power was all the buzz at Hope-Hill Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 11, as students observed the International Day of the Girl. This first-ever event is led by Cool Girls Inc., an Atlanta-based nonprofit dedicated to the self-empowerment of girls. The girls were presented with a proclamation by City Councilman Kwanza Hall, which announced October 11,... Continue Reading →

Hope-Hill Art Unveiled at Airport

On August 23rd, students from Hope-Hill Elementary School were privileged to have their artwork unveiled at the north terminal of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport for the Atlanta Military Gateway Youth Art Project. The artwork will be viewed by tens of thousands of airport passengers from across the globe and will greet U.S. military personnel as... Continue Reading →

Atlanta students come together to promote the fight against prejudice through art

Nine Atlanta schools will display student-produced artwork advocating diversity along with professional artwork at the "Students Draw the Line Against Prejudice" exhibit starting Jan. 17 at the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art. The exhibit, sponsored by Embracing Differences, will feature 27 works of art from elementary, middle and high school students at both public and... Continue Reading →

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