Jackson Girls, Grady Boys Win Atlanta Track Classic Titles

By Seth Coleman Maynard H. Jackson and Henry W. Grady took home the girls and boys titles, respectively, at the annual Atlanta Track Classic, also known as the Atlanta Public Schools Track and Field Championships. The meet began Saturday and ended with finals on Monday at Lakewood Stadium. Jackson, the defending Georgia High Schools Association... Continue Reading →

APS Teachers Win Grants to attend Advanced Placement Summer Institutes

by Office of High Schools To support ongoing efforts to improve the academic achievement of students, the Georgia Department of Education hosts an annual Advanced Placement Teacher Training Grant opportunity for Georgia high schools. This grant is to assist in training teachers at AP Summer Institutes. At the February 16, 2012 meeting of the Georgia... 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 →

APS announces dates, details of 2010-11 pre-kindergarten lottery

APS announced the details of its pre-kindergarten lottery that will determine the allocation of state-funded Pre-K positions in Atlanta Public Schools. Registration for the APS Pre-kindergarten Lottery will be held from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, at Mays High School, 3450 Benjamin E. Mays Dr., SW, and The New Schools at Carver, 55... Continue Reading →

Jackson High’s Information Technology Academy and Georgia Tech launch Operation Reboot

Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School’s Information Technology Academy will be the only site in Atlanta Public Schools to participate in Operation Reboot, a program designed to transform IT workers into teachers. Thanks to Barbara Ericson, director of the College of Computing at Georgia Tech, and Dr. Shirlene Carter, Jackson principal, and Dr. Phyllis Earls, Academy... Continue Reading →

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