Young Middle School cuts the ribbon on renovated facilities

UPDATE: For more photos from this morning's visit, click here. Members of the Young family joined members of the Young community in helping to solidify the legacy of Jean Childs Young with a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the middle school’s massive renovation. Ambassador Andrew Young joined his daughter, Andrea Young, and several other family members to... Continue Reading →

Ribbon-cutting for newly renovated Jean Childs Young Middle School set for Friday

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated Jean Childs Young Middle School is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, April 2. Ambassador Andrew Young, founding principal and co-chairman of Goodworks International, LLC; Kasim Reed, mayor of Atlanta; and Andrea Young, executive director, Andrew Young Foundation, are scheduled to participate. APS Superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall and Atlanta... Continue Reading →

APS alum/Michael Jackson choreographer Travis Payne shows F.L. Stanton some steps

It's become a habit of Travis Payne, APS alumnus and famed former choreographer to the late Michael Jackson, to return to not only Atlanta but his educational roots. But the timing on this occasion could not have been more bittersweet. Payne took time out to visit two elementary schools today as he continued to celebrate... Continue Reading →

Michael Jackson’s choreographer, APS alum Travis Payne, returns to Atlanta for special screening of This Is It

As the Michael Jackson movie This Is It, taken from the rehearsals for the late pop star’s planned comeback shows, hit the big screen last weekend, Atlanta Public Schools can be proud of one of its alumni playing a key role in the movie. Choreographer Travis Payne, a 1989 graduate of Northside (now North Atlanta)... Continue Reading →

Community meetings scheduled on latest APS high school transformations

A series of community meetings is scheduled for students, parents and the public to discuss the third wave of the Atlanta Public Schools’ high school transformation initiative. The latest wave of high school transformations involves Mays, North Atlanta and Grady high schools. The district’s high school transformation initiative creates smaller, 21st century learning centers where... Continue Reading →

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