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Pennies for Patients!

During the month of January, Fickett Elementary participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients Drive. Over a three week period students were asked to collect coins and put them in a classroom collection box. Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10…

WWE Stars Promote Anti-Bullying at Hope-Hill

WWE celebrities visited Hope-Hill Elementary on February 4th, 2013, for Be a STAR rally against bullying. The Anti-Defamation League, which operates No Place for Hate, connected Be a STAR with Hope-Hill and co-sponsored this event.  The students were ecstatic to meet the special guests and enlightened by their presentations regarding cyber-bullying, disrespecting others, name-calling, and…

Week Four Legislative Report – February 8, 2013

Week Four Legislative Report February 8, 2013 Local Legislation The redistricting map for the Atlanta Board of Education has been officially filed with the House Clerk’s office.  House Bill 241 now goes to the full House for consideration.  Because this is local legislation, it will likely be presented as consent local legislation, which means it…