Chloe Robinson Helps Lead Mays Into Domecoming 2016, 12 APS Water Polo Knights Make State All-Star Team

By the very essence of what they do, football kickers have to become comfortable performing under pressure. For some, it’s too much. But not Mays’ Chloe Robinson. Not only does she stare down the pressure of being a first-year football player and a female on a team ranked in the top 10 in the state,... Continue Reading →

Mays Rises to No. 7 in AJC-GHSFD Top 10 Football Poll, Washington’s Taylor Selected Area Volleyball POTY, Washington and KAC Advance to Volleyball State Playoffs

Mays rose to No. 7 in this week’s Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)/Georgia High School Football Daily (GHSFD) Class AAAAAA Top 10 poll, after blasting Douglas County 55-0 on Friday. A host of Raiders (5-1 overall, 4-0 in Class AAAAAA-Region 5) played a role in the blowout win, including senior quarterback Bardenie “B.J.” Phillips, who completed... Continue Reading →

APS Teams Sweep Class AA-Region 6 Softball Playoff Spots; South Atlanta, Therrell Battle to Keep Football Playoff Hopes Alive

Atlanta Public Schools softball teams claimed all four state playoff spots this week in the Georgia High School Association’s (GHSA) Class AA-Region 6. The teams are South Atlanta, Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy (CSKYWLA), Therrell and Washington. The group is led by South Atlanta (14-5 overall, 8-2 in Class AA-Region 6), which won... Continue Reading →

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): Mays Erases 22-Point Deficit, Stuns Peachtree Ridge

Mays senior quarterback B.J. Phillips led the Raiders to a 36-31 win at Peachtree Ridge on Friday. Mays trailed at one point 28-6. The Mays Raiders mounted a furious comeback in enemy territory and shocked one of the top teams in Gwinnett County, Friday night. Led by senior quarterback B.J. Phillips, the Raiders trailed at... 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 High Students Excel in Graphic Design and Culinary Arts

On Saturday, April 6, 2013, Stephen Palmer, a Junior at Benjamin E. Mays High School, was awarded 1st place for the Peachtree Road Farmers Market graphic design contest. Palmer’s winning design was a peach rising over the city skyline. Stephen and his graphic arts teacher, Ms. Shirley Guiteau, attended the Peachtree Road Farmers Market opening... Continue Reading →

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