Carver High School is a top GivingPoint school

GivingPoint is a nationwide community-based youth development organization started in 2009 that inspires a passion for learning and service through cutting edge technology resources, virtual educational modules, and hands on volunteer opportunities. Students at The New Schools at Carver have participated in GivingPoint to log their volunteer hours, compose projects, apply for grants which go... Continue Reading →

Schools from APS advance in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

Congratulations to Morris Brandon, Centennial Place, Garden Hills, Parkside, D.H. Stanton, Toomer, Beecher Hills, and Drew Charter elementary schools for their outstanding performance in the fourth-annual APS Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl this last weekend. As the highest-scoring teams, Parkside and Morris Brandon will proceed to the Metropolitan Atlanta Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 5.... Continue Reading →

APS basketball team earns runner-up honors at Special Olympics’ Indoor Winter Games

Atlanta Public Schools' Warriors basketball team earned second place and a silver medal during the recent Special Olympics' State Indoor Winter Games in Marietta. With only seven players on the roster, the Warriors didn't have much time to rest, and yet they made it to the final round. In that final game, against a team from... Continue Reading →

APS student-athletes welcome Atlanta Braves for ‘Caravan’ stop at The New Schools at Carver

Several schools from APS were in the audience at The New Schools at Carver as players from the Atlanta Braves players fielded questions about life in the Major Leagues. Pitchers Peter Moylan and Scott Linebrink were joined by center fielder Jordan Schafer, with WXIA/11Alive sports anchor Sam Crenshaw serving as moderator. (Crenshaw is a familiar... Continue Reading →

North Carolina Outward Bound and Outward Bound Atlanta co-host “An Extraordinary Evening With Outward Bound”

Outward Bound Atlanta and North Carolina Outward Bound recently co-hosted “An Extraordinary Evening with Outward Bound” reception at the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation headquarters in Atlanta for local stakeholders and supporters. The evening was marked by moving presentations from a parent, a student and a school administrator, all of whom have seen and felt the power... Continue Reading →

Save the date: ‘Domecoming 2010’ football games scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23

The “Domecoming 2010” event features five APS high school football teams scheduled to compete throughout the day, Saturday, Oct. 23, at the stadium where the Atlanta Falcons play their home games – the Georgia Dome. The public is invited to attend the games. Admission is $10 for tickets purchased in advance or $15 for tickets purchased... Continue Reading →

HistoryMakers provide insight and advice to APS students at Dobbs and Bunche

For years students and educators alike have passed through the halls of John Wesley Dobbs Elementary without making a connection to the man for whom their school was named — until Friday. Dobbs' daughter, June Dobbs Butts, and niece, Juliette Dobbs Blackburn-Beamon, appeared at the school as part of The HistoryMakers project. Dobbs was one of... Continue Reading →

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