Bunche MS Wins National Construction Award

An expanded and renovated Atlanta Public School that re-opened in the fall of 2015 after completing construction earned an Honor Award and recognition from the South Atlantic Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). The renovated Ralph Bunche Middle School located in southwest Atlanta was honored at the organization’s annual banquet and awards... Continue Reading →

APS Community Comes Together to Celebrate College and Career Motivation Week

This week you will find community members, district employees and Board of Education members speaking to students in schools throughout the district as APS College and Career Motivation Week.  The purpose of the week is to encourage all of our students, from pre-kindergarten to Grade 12, to do well in school and to prepare today... Continue Reading →

Young Middle School: Football Champs!

The Young Middle School football team capped off a winning season when they defeated BEST Academy in the APS middle school football championship at Domecoming. It was another stellar season, under the direction of Head Coach Gregory Wade. The WolfPack remained undefeated with an unparralled 2013-14 Atlanta Public Schools football record.  When asked his secret... Continue Reading →

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program is Seeking Student Volunteers

Students in grades 5-12 can apply for a 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award for the opportunity to win $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C. next May!Over the past 18 years, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards have been given to more than 100,000 middle and high school students across the country for helping the less... Continue Reading →

Essay Contest Encourages Students at Kennedy to Achieve Academic Success

The Logan Wilkes Foundation recently sponsored the “Tell Me Your Story” essay contest at Kennedy Middle School. Kennedy Middle School students were encouraged to formulate their essays as if they were describing their life story to a complete stranger. The Logan Wilkes Foundation aims to educate, empower and enrich the lives of youth.  The foundation is founded by Mr.... Continue Reading →

APS Demographic Study: Demographers submit recommendation to superintendent Davis

The team of independent demographers contracted by Atlanta Public Schools to conduct a lengthy demographic and capacity study for the school district, has submitted its recommendation to superintendent Erroll Davis.  According to the demographic timeline, posted on the APS website, the superintendent will post his preliminary recommendation on the district's demographic study page, this Sunday,... Continue Reading →

Inman Middle student reads books, wins prize (as if she needed motivation)

Spend a few minutes speaking with Inman Middle School sixth-grader Vicky Walters, and you get the feeling she didn't exactly have to enter a contest to read more. But that didn't stop her from blazing through 19 books spanning 5,388 pages to finish among the top 10 in Georgia Tech's fourth-annual Jacket2Jacket area reading contest.... Continue Reading →

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