The community impacts Price Middle through mentoring and environmental initiatives

Luther Judson Price Middle School recently hosted a live video stream for the L.E.A.D (Launch, Expose, Advise, Direct) program.  The L.E.A.D program empowers “an at risk generation to lead and transform their city” by providing mentoring opportunities and teaching students key skills, discipline and leadership through the sport of baseball. The program has partnered with... Continue Reading →

Perkerson Urban Forest Work Day

Fifth graders from Perkerson were recently out blazing trails, planting native Georgia plants, picking up litter, and creating artwork in the Perkerson Elementary School Urban Forest. The purpose of the work day was to allow students and the community to come together to enhance and transform the urban forest at the school.  During the work... Continue Reading →

The Perkerson Arborteum Project

The Perkerson Elementary School Arboretum Project is well under way. Perkerson Elementary School has partnered with Kennesaw State University and Trees Atlanta to create an arboretum. What’s an arboretum you ask? An arboretum is a living tree museum. It will be a living legacy. The project began with the students joining Lauren Sandoval, the Education... Continue Reading →

Trees Atlanta partners with APS for Earth Day and beyond

For Earth Day, schools joined in on Trees Atlanta’s BeltLine Arboretum Education Program to go green and make their schools greener in the process. Students in environmental clubs from Grady High, Brown Middle, Tech High, Atlanta Charter Middle and KIPP Strive Academy are exploring Atlanta’s environment through many hands-on activities such as school bird counts, live animal... Continue Reading →

APS partners with Trees and Atlanta and others for Georgia Arbor Day

Two schools in APS and three charter schools in APS zones have gotten into the holiday spirit – of Georgia Arbor Day, that is, with projects at each school complete with community partners, presentations, and tree plantings courtesy of Trees Atlanta. The organization helped coordinate educational programs and tree plantings at these schools part of... Continue Reading →

Coan Middle School partners to plant a tree in honor of four educators

Coan Middle School will celebrate four distinguished editors as part of National Mentoring Month with a tree-planting ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the school (1550 Hosea Williams Drive). All four will be recognized for their work in mentorship for several years. According to a press release from the Dukes Foundation, one of the... Continue Reading →

Burgess-Peterson Academy teams up with Trees Atlanta

Trees Atlanta and community volunteers joined together with students and faculty of Burgess-Peterson Academy to plant 10 fruit and nut trees at the school on Saturday, Jan. 23, in partnership with Georgia Organics and the Atlanta Public Schools' Office of Nutrition. The A-Town Dancers from the Atlanta Hawks were on hand to cheer on the planters. This... Continue Reading →

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