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Grady Boys and Girls Sweep District Cross Country Championships

APS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS The Grady boys and girls cross country teams swept the Atlanta Public Schools Cross Country Championships in dominating fashion last week. The boys’ team finished with an average time (18 minutes, 38.36 seconds) that was nearly a full minute faster than the second-place team, North Atlanta (19:29.40). Rounding out the top…

Pianos for Peace Donates Festival Pianos to Atlanta Public Schools

Thanks to Pianos for Peace, a nonprofit organization designed to promote peace and philanthropy through art, music and education, 11 beautifully painted pianos are now located inside Atlanta Public Schools. Before the arrival of the pianos, the organization invited the Maynard Jackson High School Orchestra and the J.W. Dobbs Elementary School musical ensemble to Hartsfield-Jackson…

Carver Senior Quindarious Monday Receives His Under Armour High School All-American Game Jersey

Carver High School senior Quindarious Monday fulfilled one of his dreams on Thursday, when he officially became an all-American football player. In front of a jam-packed auditorium filled with his senior classmates, football teammates and family members, Quindarious received his replica game jersey for the Under Armour High School All-American Game, presented by American Family…

Mays Football Team Ranked Fourth in the State, Carver Senior to Receive National Honor on Thursday

The Mays Raiders (3-1) won their third game in a row Saturday, blasting New Manchester of Douglas County, 49-7, at Lakewood Stadium. Mays dominated the game and did not allow a score by New Manchester until the final minute of play. Mays is ranked No. 4 in the Atlanta Journal Constitution Class AAAAA Top 10…

APS Announces “APS Homecoming” Schedule, Including Venue for 2017-18 State of the District Event

ATLANTA – Atlanta Public Schools wants its alumni, community supporters, parents and students to “come home.” APS Homecoming Weekend will be Oct. 20-21 The district announced today a weekend of events – Oct. 20-21 – under the theme “APS Homecoming. Events include: The annual State of the District address at Hollis Innovation Academy, followed immediately…