Atlanta Public Schools Students Receive Awards from the Atlanta Citizen Review Board

By: Donovan Harris How would you describe the police officers patrolling your neighborhood? On Monday, Aug. 15, students from the Atlanta Public Schools gathered at the Atlanta City Hall to accept awards from the Atlanta Citizen Review Board (ACRB), an organization that promotes public confidence in law enforcement, in honor of projects created in response... Continue Reading →

APS Celebrates Earth Day with District Grown Garden Menu

By: Taylor R. Jones Friday, April 22, represents Earth Day! And what more satisfying way to celebrate than to taste fresh grown herbs and vegetables? Today, the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Nutrition Department served chicken with pasta and green beans seasoned with district-grown garden herbs in all APS cafeterias.   The fresh rosemary and basil... Continue Reading →

Mays and Grady Advance to Round 2 of State Football Playoffs, Season Ends for Carver and Jackson

    Two Atlanta Public Schools high schools will compete in the second round of the Georgia High School Association state football playoffs, while two others saw their seasons come to a close. -- Benjamin E. Mays improved its record to 10-1 this season with a dominant 31-0 win over Creekview (Cherokee County) in the... Continue Reading →

Student Wellness Ambassadors Leadership Academy

On Saturday, March 16, 2013, students representing 14 Atlanta Public Schools attended the 4th Annual Student Wellness Ambassadors (SWA) Leadership Academy.  This event was held in conjunction with the Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully (C.H.O.I.C.E.S) Children’s Expo at the Adamsville Recreation Center. Focusing on the theme, “Fitness for the fun of it,” students... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Kaylah Jordan Grade: 5th Grade School: Hope-Hill Elementary Kaylah is an efficient student who takes advantage of all her resources to excel in school. She is a young and highly motivated student who was able to overcome her challenges with math. Within the past year, Kaylah was able to pull her grades up from a... Continue Reading →

Four APS high schools recognized as Advanced Placement Honors Schools

Four APS high schools have been recognized by the College Board as Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools for their students’ performance on the tests associated with these rigorous college preparatory courses. The schools are recognized in several categories as listed below: * 2011 AP Challenge Schools – Carver School of Health Sciences and Research, Maynard... Continue Reading →

North Atlanta High’s star student-athletes shine on National Signing Day

We were so excited for all of the APS student-athletes who participated in National Signing Day, preparing for the next step on their journey to success by gaining scholarships. But they weren't just athletic scholarships, some of them earned academic scholarships. This was especially clear for the student-athletes from North Atlanta High, as we found... Continue Reading →

Sail on, players: APS football players sign on for U.S. Naval Academy

There were some incredible stories coming out of Wednesday's APS National Signing Day activities, so we took some time to interview some of the impressive student-athletes who are ready to take the next step to college. On that note, congratulations to Mays High's Greg Eason and North Atlanta High's Marcus Mack, who will be teammates... Continue Reading →

The Atlanta Educator‘s Winter 2010 edition hits the streets

The Winter 2010 issue of the award-winning Atlanta Educator, a product of the Atlanta Public Schools’ Office of Communications, hits the streets this week to celebrate the many business and community partnerships that help our students in their journey to excellence. In this issue, read all about the collaboration with KaBOOM!, which helps schools and... Continue Reading →

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