Atlanta Board of Education Members “Read for the Record®” to Pre-K Students

Atlanta Board of Education Members spent some quality time Thursday reading to the littlest of Atlanta Public School students, the pre-kindergarteners, during Read for the Record® 2015. #ReadfortheRecord, which celebrated its 10th anniversary on Thursday, is a worldwide campaign designed to bring awareness to the importance of high-quality early learning, by mobilizing millions of children... Continue Reading →

Cool Kid of the Week

Tarrell Jones, also known as TJ, has a special talent of making you smile. He has a bright and bubbly personality that continues to stay with you throughout the day. He is a proud first grader at Toomer Elementary School this year, where he transitioned from special education to the general classroom. He attends class... 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 teachers take education outdoors with classroom symposium at Zoo Atlanta

  APS teachers and educators from around the state were in attendance for the 14th annual Outdoor Classroom Symposium held at Zoo Atlanta last week. The action packed day featured hands-on workshops on how to create outdoor teaching spaces, outdoor classroom resources, and a service project in Grant Park that created an edible outdoor classroom... Continue Reading →

Neighborhood Celebration: Check out the Confucius Institute participating schools

We're getting really excited about Saturday's Neighborhood Celebration at Maynard H. Jackson High School (1 p.m.-4 p.m.), which will showcase the southeast Atlanta schools in APS. We've spent the past couple weeks offering glimpses at what these participating schools have to offer our students, and it's a pretty diverse array. But particularly special is the... Continue Reading →

Save the date: APS Neighborhood Celebration for southeast schools, Oct. 2!

UPDATE: Check out these profiles on Coan Middle School, King Middle, Parkside Elementary, the participating Confucius Institute schools, and the charter schools. Download and share this copy of the flyer! The second annual APS Neighborhood Celebration will take place between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, at Maynard H. Jackson High School (801 Glenwood Ave. SE,... Continue Reading →

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