L.P. Miles, Dobbs Elementary School Launch School-Based Community Health Centers

  On a recent visit to L.P. Miles Elementary School, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen complained about an earache. But the physician on duty at the school’s new school health center diagnosed and treated the problem and in no time she was feeling much better. Thanks to the generosity of Emory University, Healing... Continue Reading →

Adamsville & Miles students explore, create robots

What do you get when you combine science, students and robots?  S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)! Students at Adamsville Primary and Miles Intermediate recently participated in a robot exhibit sponsored by students from Mays High School. The Mays High School robotics team developed and ran the exhibit on site for the younger students. A... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Grandparents in “Grand” Style

Many schools celebrated National Grandparents Day on Friday, September 6th. Marian McQuade, a housewife in West Virginia, worked to recognize Grandparents Day in the 1970s. She hoped to persuade grandchildren to cherish the wisdom and heritage their grandparents could provide. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter proclaimed that National Grandparents Day would be celebrated annually on... Continue Reading →

Seven APS Schools Awarded GraduateFIRST Grants

Seven APS schools were recently awarded a federally funded grant through the Georgia Department of Education and GraduateFIRST that will be used to help increase the district's graduation rate and close the achievement gap for students with disabilities. Congratulations to: Deerwood Academy Elementary Heritage Elementary Miles Elementary Bunche Middle School King Middle School Price Middle... 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: Janaisha Wright Grade: 5th Grade School: L.P. Miles Elementary Janaisha Wright’s teacher, Mr. Ross, describes her as a leader, both inside and outside of the classroom. In class, Janaisha receives good grades, dedicates her time as a peer tutor, and continually serves as a positive role model for her classmates. Janaisha said her best advice for her fellow classmates is, “Never give up,... Continue Reading →

Adamsville Primary/Miles’ Elementary shine in Productions at Alliance Theater

Christopher Estes, Principal at Lenora P. Miles, hosted afterschool rehearsals for two new plays written by elementary students that were presented during the Young Voices with New Visions Short Play Fest on the Alliance Black Box Theatre stage in Woodruff Arts Center on Saturday, November 17, 2012.  The two plays featured were "Mrs. Roosevelt and... Continue Reading →

Miles and Springdale Park Elementary students represent APS in statewide elementary honor chorus

The Georgia Music Educator’s Statewide Elementary Honor Chorus was held the weekend of October 28th in Jonesboro, Georgia. Students from Atlanta Public School's LP Miles Elementary and Springdale Park Elementary represented APS among almost 500 of the best elementary chorus members across the state of Georgia. The Georgia Music Educators Association Statewide Elementary Honor Chorus... Continue Reading →

APS educators raise their voices in chorus for Atlanta Opera production of ‘Porgy and Bess’

We couldn't be prouder of Miles and Adamsville elementary chorus teacher Letricia Henson and Douglass High choral director Ben Polite, who currently are performing in the chorus for the Atlanta Opera's sold-out run of "Porgy and Bess" this week at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center. It should be noted that the opera chorus already has... Continue Reading →

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