It’s Official! M.A. Jones Elementary is APS’ First Certified STEM School

After five years of hard work, it was party time at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School on Tuesday as the school celebrated becoming the first Atlanta Public School to earn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) certification. The school held a pep rally featuring Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen and State Schools Superintendent Richard... Continue Reading →

Mary Lin students test their multiplication skills at X Camp

By Leslie Rivera Third-graders at Mary Lin Elementary didn't have time to daydream about spring break on the last day before their week-long vacation. Instead, these students put their multiplication skills to the test in the school’s annual X Camp event. “Students are working on refreshing math skills and remembering the skills they've learned in... Continue Reading →

Virtual Learning: Register now for summer classes (Math, ELA, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education)

Summer Registration has begun for the Atlanta Virtual Academy (AVA) Registration for the summer semester is open from April 21, 2014 – June 4, 2014.  Classes for the summer session are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 and end on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Approximately 800 students are currently enrolled in one of our Atlanta Virtual Academy programs... Continue Reading →

Successful STEM Day at Fickett Elementary School

Students at Fickett Elementary School participated in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Day with each grade level engaging in hands-on construction projects.The focus was on the technology and engineering of STEM. Through class discussions, students learned that technology is anything that helps humans solve problems, whether it is an object, system or process.In addition,... Continue Reading →

Register Now for the 2014 APS Technology Fair

The 2014 Atlanta Public Schools Technology Fair will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Atlanta Technical College located at 1560 Metropolitan Parkway SW, Atlanta, Georgia, 30310. The Atlanta Public Schools Technology Fair affords students the opportunity to present technology projects to the community and district partners. If you know a student who would be... Continue Reading →

Students promote decimals and girl power at Thomasville Heights

The mothers, daughters, aunts, sisters and grandparents of Thomasville Heights recently attended “Ladies' Night Out” at Thomasville Heights Elementary School. During "Ladies' Night Out" women and girls of all ages had the opportunity to spend time together and promote female empowerment throughout the school and community. During the event, many women were honored for their... Continue Reading →

Tiffany Stembridge-Taylor of Washington High School-Early College wins Atlanta Families’ Award

Tiffany Stembridge-Taylor, a math teacher at Washington High School-Early College, was shocked and overwhelmed with joy as she was presented with a check for $7,500 from Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE). This award includes  funding for a professional development opportunity, a personal stipend, and  funding for a school project. Mrs. Stembridge-Taylor’s project... Continue Reading →

M. Agnes Jones Elementary Celebrates STEM Careers

M. Agnes Jones Elementary School celebrated STEM Careers during its 2013 STEM Career Week festivities. Students at M. Agnes Jones recently participated in STEM Career Week from September 30-October 4th. During the week students learned about various careers in technology, engineering, math and science.  Spelman and Morehouse student volunteers visited classrooms and shared their college... Continue Reading →

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