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Spring Sports Teams Making a Run at State Championships

By Seth Coleman The school year is winding down, but spring sports competition in Atlanta Public Schools is red hot as several teams are making a run at a state championship. Tennis The Henry W. Grady boys team has advanced to the third round of the state playoffs. Last week the Knights, the No. 3…

APS Pays Tribute to NFL Super Bowl Alumni at Golden Football Presentation

By Seth Coleman It’s Super Bowl Weekend and in honor of the 50th anniversary of the big game, the National Football League has created an initiative in which any player who has ever participated in a Super Bowl can request a “golden football” to present to his former high school:  the NFL Super Bowl Honor…

Eight APS Football Players Named to All-State Team

Eight Atlanta Public Schools high school student athletes earned All-State honors in football from the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) recently, while seven were named to the AJC’s All-City/South Fulton team. All-State teams reflect the top players in each one of the state’s six classifications, which are based on student population, while the All-City/South Fulton team…

Winter Concerts Abound as Semester Comes to a Close

Benjamin E. Mays High School held its winter concert on Monday, Dec. 14, in the school’s auditorium. ‘Tis the season for winter concerts, recitals and plays throughout Atlanta Public Schools. APS Fine Arts Coordinator Dr. Betsy Eppes said the performances are more than just exhibitions signalling the end of the semester. “These performances are critical…

APS Athletics Reschedule Games at Lakewood and Grady Stadiums

In light of the incident that occurred in the parking lot at Lakewood Stadium during the varsity football game between Carver High School and Mays High School Oct. 24, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Department of Athletics has rescheduled the following events for this week: Carver vs. Mays Football Game – Carver and Mays high schools…

50 APS Schools Participate in Supper On Site Program

Fifty Atlanta Public School (APS) sites have been approved to participate in the Bright from the Start Supper Meal Program for the 2014-2015 school year. A collaborative effort between the APS Nutrition Department and the Expanded Day/Special Projects Department, the “Supper on Site” Program provides students with a free afterschool supper while attending their participating…