Giving Back Never Looked So Fly

The sound of children’s voices could be heard chanting and singing throughout the hallway at L.P. Miles Elementary School (LPMES) as several first grade classes greeted comedian and internet personality DC Young Fly. From the moment he arrived, his energy induced immediate smiles and laughter from the faces of students who were eager to meet... Continue Reading →

Two APS High Schools Earn International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme Designation

Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School and North Atlanta High School have earned the International Baccalaureate (IB) Career-related Programme (CP) designation to offer APS students the opportunity to combine IB courses with CTAE pathways and earn the IB CP Certificate. Both schools join 139 other schools in 23 countries around the world which currently offer the... Continue Reading →

Reconstruction of the new Ralphe J. Bunche Middle School is underway and on target for July 2015 completion

With a target completion date of July 2015, Bunche Middle School, which began receiving renovations in the fall of 2013, will continue construction during the upcoming school year. The renovation and facilities team are making great progress. Demolition is complete, the building pad is being prepared for concrete slab and walls are being erected. The Bunche construction... Continue Reading →

Male Empowerment and Girls Rock at Deerwood Academy!

During APS' College and Career Motivation week,  Deerwood Academy invited professionals from throughout the metro Atlanta area into the school to speak to students about the importance of education, discipline, and how actions and decisions can impact their future careers. The purpose of the College and Career Motivation Week is to encourage and inspire students to... Continue Reading →

Mays High School families open their homes to visiting French culinary students

Mays High School recently opened their homes, hosting foreign exchange students and teachers from the Chardin Culinary High School in Gerardmer, France during their two week visit. The group consisted of 14 students who shared homes, classrooms and social activities with the students at Mays. The students were welcomed by the families of their high school partners at Mays High School, where they were... Continue Reading →

Register Now for the 2014 APS Technology Fair

The 2014 Atlanta Public Schools Technology Fair will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Atlanta Technical College located at 1560 Metropolitan Parkway SW, Atlanta, Georgia, 30310. The Atlanta Public Schools Technology Fair affords students the opportunity to present technology projects to the community and district partners. If you know a student who would be... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education presents $7,500 to Haena Yoo of Gideons Elementary

Ms. Haena Yoo, a first grade teacher at Gideons Elementary, was honored before friends, family, colleagues, and her students for her unwavering dedication and exemplary performance in the classroom. Ms. Yoo received a check for $7,500 from Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE). “I was really surprised, grateful and humbled, because I know... Continue Reading →

Cascade Elementary Receives a Generous Community Donation

The Concerned Black Clergy recently invited Sylvia Hall, principal of Cascade Elementary School, to its board meeting on September 6th. During the board meeting, members of the Concerned Black Clergy presented Cascade Elementary with 500 backpacks and a check for one thousand dollars to ensure that students are prepared for instruction for the 2013-14 school... Continue Reading →

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