South Atlanta’s Marching Hornets & JROTC in 100 Black Men Parade of Excellence

On October 5th, South Atlanta High School’s "Marching Hornets" band and JROTC represented the district well in the 100 Black Men Parade of Excellence.  This prestigious event allowed students in our program to display the many talents found in the school. The band was one of only a few organizations selected to perform from an extensive list... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Sir Amos Grade: 4th Grade School: Bethune Elementary Sir Amos is a hardworking fourth grader at Bethune Elementary School.  Sir has a distinct passion for science, and he enjoys learning new things each day. Sir was recently awarded the Citizenship Award at Bethune Elementary.  He always exhibits good citizenship skills and serves as a productive and caring student. Sir is currently... Continue Reading →

Three Atlanta Public Schools JROTC Cadets Bestowed Rare Honor

Three Atlanta Public Schools JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps) cadets were awarded the national Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement recently by U.S. Army Cadet Command and the Legion of Valor Headquarters in Cypress, California. Cadets Elonte Porter from New Schools at Carver High School, Lam Dang from Maynard H. Jackson High School, and Odyssey... Continue Reading →

JA Day at L.O.K!

L.O. Kimberly welcomed the JROTC students from Therrell High School as students at Kimberly participated in JA Day.  JA Day is a day designed for Junior Achievement members to support the community by volunteering to deliver the JA curriculum and share experiences with students.  The focus of the Junior Achievement organization is to educate all students about entrepreneurship,... Continue Reading →

Grand opening of Traditions, a student-run bank at Washington High’s School of Banking, Finance and Investment, Jan. 20

UPDATE: Branch Banking & Trust Inc. (BB&T) has committed $5,000 to this program! In a letter to Principal Charcia Nichols, BB&T Director of Community Development Sharon Jeffries-Jones wrote, "Your commitment to preparing young adults in careers in finance and banking is a perfect fit with BB&T's corporate mission and making our communities better places to... Continue Reading →

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