Nine APS high schools awarded AP Teacher Training Grants from Georgia State Board of Education

At the February 20, 2014, meeting of the Georgia State Board of Education, nine APS schools were among 258 high schools awarded Advanced Placement (AP) Teacher Training Grants for the training of AP teachers at the 2014 AP Summer Institutes. The awards amounted to a total of $13,300.00 given to schools. The AP Teacher Training... Continue Reading →

South Atlanta Education Complex Celebrate the Freedom to Read

The South Atlanta Educational Complex, which includes the schools of Computer Animation and Design, Health and Medical Sciences, and Law and Social Justice, exercised their freedom to read during Banned Books Week (BBW) observed September 22-28th.  This event was bolstered by a $1,000 grant from the Freedom to Read Foundation’s Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund,... Continue Reading →

85 APS Students Earn AP Scholar Award

The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) announced that 85 high school students from Atlanta Public Schools (APS) have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams this year. APS students earned the award by completing three or more AP exams with scores of 3 or higher.  Of the 85... Continue Reading →

South Atlanta High students attend Georgia Educational Technology Conference

by Kasele Mshinda, Mathematics Educator, South Atlanta School of Law and Social Justice Seven Math IV students from South Atlanta School of Law and Social Justice were selected to present their work at a regional technology conference. The Georgia Educational Technology Conference (GaETC) was held at the International World Congress Center and featured innovative uses... Continue Reading →

APS students sign on the dotted line during Project GRAD Atlanta’s College Signing Day

College-bound APS seniors got their moment in the sun Thursday during the fourth-annual Project GRAD-Atlanta College Signing Day. During the ceremony, parents and college representatives watch as each student signs on the dotted line at the school they will attend in the fall. Project GRAD (Graduation Really Achieves Dreams) provides activities and support so that... Continue Reading →

South Atlanta holds Teen Court Open House

The South Atlanta School of Law and Social Justice hosted an open house on Thursday evening for its second-year teen court program. This program provides a peer-driven alternative to traditional school discipline that empowers student participants and raises the bar of accountability for student behavior and academic success. Freshman Lauren Poe learned about the program when... Continue Reading →

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