The Dirty Birds visit M. Agnes Jones & Connally to promote health and wellness

Several Atlanta Falcons athletes recently made a special visit to M. Agnes Jones and Connally Elementary schools. The special hometown guests spoke with students about the importance of health and wellness. Throughout the day students participated in various sports activities and exercises.Watch the video below to see students interact with the Dirty Birds.

Atlanta Families bestows major honor on KIPP WAYS leader

The KIPP WAYS school band and scores of excited students were on hand when representatives from the Atlanta Families Awards for Exellence in Education (AFAEE) surprised KIPP WAYS principal Dwight Ho-Sang and presented him with an oversized check for $7,500 to celebrate his commitment to excellence and to Atlanta Public Schools (APS) students. Similar scenarios played out at nine... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Devontae Carter Grade: 7th Grade School: Sylvan Hills Middle School Devontae Carter is our Spotlight Student from  Sylvan Hills Middle School.  Devontae is a 7th grade student returning for his second year as a Golden Bear.  His team of teachers from last year and this year strongly recommended that we recognize him due to... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Public Schools and Georgia State University’s Early Childhood Education Department team up to promote STEM!

Georgia State University’s Early Childhood Education Department and Atlanta Public Schools have teamed up to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education. The partnership between The Urban Accelerated Certification and Master’s Program (UACM) and M. Agnes Jones Elementary is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Transition to Teaching Grant titled Teaching Teachers Together: Science,... Continue Reading →

Visiting British teachers snag the perfect tea time

A group of seven British educators finished up their week observing elementary and middle schools APS with a "high tea" at the Center for Learning and Leadership, sharing notes from their trip before preparing their return to the United Kingdom. The teachers shared their experiences with APS administrators Joyce McCloud (Office of the Superintendent), Dr.... Continue Reading →

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