Springdale Park and Inman Middle School Students Advance to Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Division Playoffs

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Springdale Park Elementary and Inman Middle School's Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl (HRRB) teams are headed to the Division 1 playoffs on Saturday, Feb. 27, in Jasper, Georgia. This past weekend, both teams placed second after competing in the Metro Atlanta Regional HRRB Competition at Clayton State University. Both schools won all six rounds in the Atlanta Public Schools... Continue Reading →

April 2014 APS Student Spotlight Featuring Students from Fickett, Carver Early College, SPARK and Towns

Name:  Ronald White III Grade:  5th School: Fickett Elementary School Career Goal: Engineer/Entrepreneur Ronald White, III is a proud 5th grade Trojan who has been at Fickett Elementary School since kindergarten. He is an honor student with multiple interests. Ronald plays soccer and enjoys swimming, playing video games and Monopoly, watching movies with his family, and... Continue Reading →

Springdale Park’s Chorus Performs “O, Canada” at Gwinnett Gladiators Game

On Saturday, January 12th, the Springdale Park Advanced Chorus performed the Canadian National Anthem "O, Canada" at the Gwinnett Gladiators Game vs. the Kalamazoo Wings. Over 120 Springdale Park fans were present to support the chorus. The Gladiators are the ECHL Affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres and the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League... Continue Reading →

Ten APS educators surprised with Atlanta Families’ $7,500 grants

Ten APS educators surprised with Atlanta Families’ $7,500 grants by Tammy Garnes, Office of Communications Community partners, local personalities and government officials - including Atlanta Board of Education Chair Brenda J. Muhammad, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis, Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall, Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders and football players, and mascots from the Atlanta Braves... Continue Reading →

Springdale Park Elementary School earns LEED gold certification by U.S. Green Building Council

ATLANTA – Springdale Park Elementary School has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USBGC).  This is next to the highest certification for school buildings and campuses in recognition of the unique nature of the design and construction of K12 schools. Springdale Park Elementary School... 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 celebrates National School Counseling Week: Meet Jeanine Russo of Springdale Park Elementary

Update: Meet Andrew Ragland from Mays. Also, see the interview with Dr. Lenice Biggins Horton of Benteen and Humphries Elementary schools. Last month, Atlanta Public Schools honored its school crossing guards for their dedication to protecting our students. This week, we go inside the schools and honor guidance counselors during National School Counseling Week, Feb.... Continue Reading →

Springdale Park Elementary students sing a happy tune

Pictured: Nick Page, Lia Walker, Kate Jern, and Elizabeth Jern; Dawn Shipp (parent), Brianne Turgeon, Elizabeth Jern, Kate Jern, Andy Beck, Lisa Jern (parent), and Ben Shipp; Joann Maples and Brianne Turgeon. Four students from Springdale Park Elementary participated in the Georgia Music Educator’s Association (GMEA) Statewide Honor Chorus, which took place this past weekend... Continue Reading →

APS teachers sing loud and proud with ASO Chorus … at Carnegie Hall!

With APS employees like Springdale Park and Usher-Collier Heights elementary music teacher Brianne Turgeon contributing to Talk Up APS, we know we’ve got the district covered. Turgeon shared the following report with us: On Saturday, Oct. 30, three APS teachers had an amazing opportunity to perform on the most famous stage in the US. Staria... Continue Reading →

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