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Humphries Elementary School Celebrates Students with Perfect and Near Perfect Attendance

  (Click here to view the video.) School attendance is vital for academic success, and it is really serious business at Humphries Elementary School. On Friday, 96 students with perfect attendance, along with 131 more with no more than three absences during the first semester, were honored for their dedication to coming to school. During…

Humphries Elementary Students with Perfect, Near-Perfect Attendance Receive Toys

The message on the back of Humphries Elementary School t-shirts is simple and concise: “Attendance Matters. Every Student. Every Day.” On Thursday, with a big boost from community partner Cigna Healthcare of Atlanta, the administration, faculty and staff at Humphries rewarded those students who not only wore the message on their backs this semester, but…

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala and volunteers renovate Humphries Elementary media center

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala and former Atlanta Falcons running back Jamal Anderson joined 23 volunteers from Invesco and BNY Mellon at Humphries Elementary on Nov. 13, 2014 to paint the school’s library/media center. The volunteer effort is part of a larger renovation of the library funded by Invesco and BNY Mellon through the Dreambuilders…

APS awarded $35,000 to improve library book collections

This spring, Media Specialists at seven Atlanta Public Schools received grants from the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries to expand, update and diversify their schools’ library book collections. APS was awarded more than any other district in Georgia. The Foundation announced last month that 219 school libraries were chosen to receive grants totaling more…