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Atlanta R&B Group 112 Announces Comeback Album with Week’s Worth of Activities at South Atlanta High School

Twenty years ago, legendary super producer Diddy introduced a hot new R&B act, consisting of four aspiring vocal artists from then-George High School, with the vocal ability to dominate rhythm and blues while simultaneously complimenting hip hop. The group consisted of Quinnes Parker, Michael Keith, Marvin “Slim” Scandrick and Daron Jones also known as 112. Now after…

Young Middle School Students Learn About the Blues

About 200 students at Jean Childs Young Middle School received an unexpected but interesting history lesson on Wednesday, through the use of music. The Atlanta Blues Society’s “Blues in the Schools” program paid a visit to the southwest Atlanta school, and provided students with some historical perspective on how blues music influences many of today’s…

Heritage Academy Gets Media Center Makeover

When students return to Heritage Academy Elementary School on August 1, they will be learning under a new curriculum model with newly refurbished media center to go with it. On Wednesday, more than 50 volunteers from the pharmaceutical company AbbVie and the AbbVie Foundation worked all day to makeover the school’s media center and bring…

Bunche Middle School Treble Chorus Wins National Competition

Atlanta Public Schools have won championships in a number of competitions this school year, from sports to science to debate. Now you can add the arts to the list. The Ralph J. Bunche Middle School Treble Chorus took first place in the Choral Division for Middle and High Schools in 2017 Southern Star Music Festival, held…

Katy Perry and Staples “Make Roar Happen” for Bunche Middle School students

  During the month of May, Ralph J. Bunche Middle School music teacher Matthew Hall asked donors to help him with a class project created using DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit website that raises money to help teachers receive classroom needs to aid their students in achieving success.  The southwest Atlanta instructor requested funding for music supplies for his program – supplies that…

Maynard H. Jackson student artwork showcased at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

This summer, Delta North Companies and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport showcased artwork titled“ Phoenix Rising from Peach” created by Maynard H. Jackson High School  students during the completion of the company’s construction project in the Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal. The painting sold for $450, and Delta North Companies provided an additional $500 to support Maynard H.…