Mary Lin Elementary’s Home Run-a-Thon 2013

On September 13th, Mary Lin Elementary School kicked-off their Home Run-a-Thon, a PTA-sponsored fundraising initiative. Home Run-a-Thon directly benefits Mary Lin Elementary by raising money for academic and school improvements. A pep rally held prior to the event, energized the students to run in support of their school and during the Home Run-a-Thon, students celebrated... Continue Reading →

Hands On Science Day at Centennial Place

Centennial Place Elementary School’s PTA hosted a hands on science day for third through fifth graders. The activities included an assembly, presentation from Big Thinkers, and hands on experiments in the classrooms. Students were overflowing with energy as they participated in an air and pressure show by Big Thinkers and tested the scientific method with... Continue Reading →

Science Week at Burgess-Peterson Academy

Burgess-Peterson Academy hosted a science week for the first time during the last week of November.  Students were engaged in various experiments, active explorations, science projects and presentations on each day of the week. Zoo Atlanta, Big Thinkers, and Young Audiences were key partnerships for the success of this program. Science week started on Monday... Continue Reading →

NPU-Y, Atlanta Council of PTA’s and other groups host district leaders in December

APS is increasing its community outreach efforts through participation at local NPU and other community meetings. The City of Atlanta is divided into twenty-five Neighborhood Planning Units or NPUs, which are citizen advisory councils that make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on zoning, land use, and other community issues, such as education.  The district’s leadership... Continue Reading →

Centennial’s PTA Hosts a Technology & Engineering Night

Centennial Place Elementary School’s PTA hosted a Technology & Engineering night with students, parents, and representatives from Stevens & Wilkinson, Atlanta Institute of Architects, Atlanta Streetcar, and Atlanta Beltline. The focus of this event is to celebrate students’ work, and provide an opportunity for students and families to be aware of projects in their local... Continue Reading →

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