March to the Dome Starts for Six Football Teams

FOOTBALL Six Atlanta Public Schools teams will represent the district in the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State Football Playoffs, starting Friday night. Mays (9-1), the Class AAAAAA-Region 5 champions, will host Cambridge (6-4) of north Fulton County, 7:30 p.m., Friday at Lakewood Stadium. The Raiders, the No. 1 seeded team from Region 5, won... Continue Reading →

How to Pay for College Workshop Series

  Atlanta Public Schools and Achieve Atlanta are offering the "How to Pay for College Workshop Series". Sessions include: Move on When Ready (Dual Enrollment) FAFSA Overview Hope/Zell Miller Scholarship Overview Achieve Atlanta Scholarship NCAA Eligibility FAFSA Working Session Assistance for 12th grade students & parents by appointment only.  Call (404) 880-3500 Workshops will be... Continue Reading →

Weekend Sports Roundup: Mays, KAC Play for Region Championships; 10 APS Cross Country Teams Advance to State; KIPP Vision, Bunche MS Compete for APS Middle School Football Title

FOOTBALL K.I.P.P. Atlanta Collegiate (KAC) will challenge Hapeville Charter (Fulton County) for the Georgia High Schools Association (GHSA) Class AA-Region 6 championship tonight at 7:30 p.m., at the Hapeville Recreation Center. In just their third season of varsity competition, the Warriors have already clinched a spot in next week’s GHSA Class AA state playoffs. Prior... Continue Reading →

Grady Clinches First Region Title Since 2010; 23 Make Class AA-Region 6 Softball Team

FOOTBALL Grady is the Class AAAAA-Region 6 champion! The Grey Knights clinched the title with a 15-14 win over Riverwood (Fulton County) last Friday. Senior quarterback Caylin Newton led the way by completing 18-of-25 passes for 251 yards and two touchdowns – one to DiMarcus Clay for 47 yards, the other for 80 yards to... Continue Reading →

ICYMI: Douglass, KAC, Mays Victorious at APSDomecoming 2016 North Atlanta, Grady Win APS Cross Country Titles

Another year, another successful Atlanta Public Schools Domecoming Football Classic. A total of about 10,000 spectators – and hundreds more who stayed outside to tailgate and socialize with their fellow alums – flocked to the Georgia Dome to see five APS schools in action in the 2016 APS Domecoming Football Classic, sponsored by The Loudermilk... Continue Reading →

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 →

North Atlanta High Student’s Film Debuts at White House Film Festival

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Aspiring filmmaker and North Atlanta High School senior William Thomason recently attended the first-ever South by South Lawn event at the White House, where his three-minute film, "LEGO: Education For Her," was screened as part of the 2016 White House Student Film Festival. Thomason's film was one of three selected out of 700... Continue Reading →

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): Washington, KAC Shut Out APS Rivals

Washington and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate (KAC) shut out their fellow Atlanta Public Schools opponents this weekend and are now tied for first place in their region. Washington (2-3, 1-0 in Class AA-Region 6) defeated B.E.S.T. Academy (1-5, 1-1), 7-0, in a hard-fought defensive battle Friday night at Lakewood Stadium. Earlier that evening at Lakewood, KAC... Continue Reading →

Grady’s Caylin Newton Wins Weekly Atlanta Touchdown Club Award

Grady senior quarterback Caylin Newton was selected as the Atlanta Touchdown Club’s Back of the Week for his performance against Lithia Springs last Friday. Caylin led the Gray Knights to a 74-14 victory by tossing five touchdown passes and running for another score. His brother, Cam, the reigning National Football League MVP, won the award... Continue Reading →

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