Another Successful Xanadu Summer Program Concludes

Summertime in Atlanta brings two things for certain:  hot weather and Xanadu in Atlanta Public Schools. The annual summer enrichment program, sponsored by the district’s Office of Gifted and Talented Education, has been a staple in the district for more than 20 years. The four-week initiative, for rising first graders through 12th graders, provides students... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Najla Clark Grade: 5th Grade School: Kimberly Elementary School Najla Clark, a 5th grade student at Kimberly Elementary School, is hardworking, successful and determined to reach for the stars. According to Najla's 4th grade teacher, Mr. Arnold, she possesses all of the positive character traits you could ask for in a student, including honesty and integrity. “If... 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 →

Price Middle School Afterschool All-Stars Spread Cheer to Local Seniors

Five students from Price Middle School under the direction of Ms. Deidre Gordon, 8th grade math teacher, visited the Columbia Blackshear Senior Home on Friday, December 7, 2012. The students stuffed bags of goodies for the residents. The bags included a book, fruit, candy and another gift from the L. J. Price Middle School All-Star... Continue Reading →

Price recognized by President Carter and The Carter Center

Price Middle School was recognized by former President Jimmy Carter and The Carter Center for their ongoing partnership and efforts at educating students about world health and advancing global health. Price Middle School, The Carter Center and The French Consulate of Atlanta have and continue to hold intermittent educational teaching opportunities, foreign language immersion and... Continue Reading →

Price High School Alumni gives back to Price Middle School

On January 22, 2013, the Luther Judson Price High School Athletic/Alumni Association presented Price Middle School with checks to support current programs and needs.  The Athletic/Alumni Association began in 2006 and has directly supported Price Middle School for the last two years in the form of financial contributions to further the Academic and Athletic Programs,... Continue Reading →

APS 1st 2012 French Spelling Bee winner Price 8th grader Troytoria Wade

Troytoria Wade, an eighth grade student at Price Middle School, was the winner of the Premier Concours d’Orthographe Française pour Les Collégiens which was held on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Frederick Douglass High School. Miss Wade received a trophy and prizes including one hundred dollars ($100.00) that was funded by Kroger Corporation. Troytoria’s teacher,... Continue Reading →

The French Consulate General of Atlanta and The Carter Center visit Price Middle School

On November 1st, Ms. Shandal Sullivan from the Carter Center presented information on the topic “Making a Difference for Kids” which highlighted the efforts of the Carter Center in African countries.  Ms. Sullivan’s presentation covered health and social issues that are affecting people of French speaking African countries and what the Carter Center has done to... Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Alexia Matthews  Grade: 3rd Grade School: Dunbar Elementary  Model student, creative thinker, best all around student, and structured for perfection are some of the descriptions a teacher uses to describe Alexia Matthews. “I wish I had a classroom full of her,” the teacher says. Alexia is a bright, talkative, outgoing student who is in love... Continue Reading →

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