Local apparel retail store Big Peach Running Co. donates 300 pairs of running shoes to Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School

Big Peach Running Co. donated over 300 pairs of new running shoes valued at $10,000, to Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School’s cross country and track and field program. The locally owned and operated footwear and apparel retail company donates running shoes to inner-city and underfunded track and field programs throughout metro Atlanta. This is the... Continue Reading →

Nine APS high schools awarded AP Teacher Training Grants from Georgia State Board of Education

At the February 20, 2014, meeting of the Georgia State Board of Education, nine APS schools were among 258 high schools awarded Advanced Placement (AP) Teacher Training Grants for the training of AP teachers at the 2014 AP Summer Institutes. The awards amounted to a total of $13,300.00 given to schools. The AP Teacher Training... Continue Reading →

Maynard H. Jackson student artwork showcased at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

This summer, Delta North Companies and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport showcased artwork titled“ Phoenix Rising from Peach” created by Maynard H. Jackson High School  students during the completion of the company’s construction project in the Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal. The painting sold for $450, and Delta North Companies provided an additional $500 to support Maynard H.... Continue Reading →

Emory University Kicks off 2nd Phase of Graduation Generation with U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Athletes at M.H. Jackson High School

On September 27th, Medal-winning Olympians and Paralympians gathered at Maynard Jackson High School to address students in the cluster about overcoming adversity and achieving goals as part of Graduation Generation. Graduation Generation is a collaborative initiative designed to improve student academic performance and increase students’ chances for success in high school and beyond. A partnership... Continue Reading →

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