Dobbs Elementary School Program Bridges the Gap Between Education and Opportunity

By Donovan Harris "The power is in your hands. You are their first teacher. Education starts at home.” These are the wise words of Peyton Rhone, secretary at Dobbs Elementary School, as she led an introductory meeting for parents at the Kids Matter 21st Century AfterSchool Program at Dobbs on Monday, Aug. 15. Unlike typical... Continue Reading →

Young Middle School Partners with Fifth Third Bank to Promote Financial Literacy

Jean Childs Young Middle School is excited to announce their school’s new partnership with Fifth Third Bank.  Dr. Kelvin L. Griffin, the principal of Young Middle School, is committed to engaging business and community partners to provide opportunities for students and their families. Fifth Third Bank is committed to building partnerships with communities and schools... Continue Reading →

Financial Literacy Workshops Take Over Classrooms at Jackson High School

Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation partnered with Bank of America to conduct financial literacy workshops for the entire student population of Maynard Jackson High School on October 30th.  For two class periods, 75 Executives from Bank of America held interactive workshops in each classroom explaining the basics of checking & savings accounts, credit scores, and the... Continue Reading →

109 M.L.King Students Take Home a Free Computer Through CFY-Atlanta

Every 6th grader at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School was invited to participate in CFY’s Digital Learning Program on Saturday, Oct. 27th.  This educational event had a high participation rate as 109 out of 142 sixth graders received a LCD flat-screen computer loaded with fun and educational software. In order to participate, students were... Continue Reading →

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