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Two APS High Schools Earn International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme Designation

Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School and North Atlanta High School have earned the International Baccalaureate (IB) Career-related Programme (CP) designation to offer APS students the opportunity to combine IB courses with CTAE pathways and earn the IB CP Certificate. Both schools join 139 other schools in 23 countries around the world which currently offer the…

“Peace. Love. Soap.” Service Project Helps Summer Campers in Need

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Just like their school mascot, students at Morris Brandon Elementary School are busy little bees. For the fourth time this school year, students in kindergarten through fifth grade embarked on a school-wide service project designed to help individuals in need. This time around, students donated everything from toothbrushes, toothpaste and socks, to…

New NAHS principal Curtis Douglass excited about providing students with meaningful academic and social opportunities

Curtis Douglass is a New York native, raised by two loving parents who instilled in him the importance of education. After high school Douglass attended Morehouse College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.  During his matriculation at Morehouse, he fell in love with the city of Atlanta and decided to remain…

Maynard H. Jackson High School Authorized as International Baccalaureate World School!

On May 28, 2013, Maynard Jackson High School became a newly authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School!  Maynard Jackson is the second high school in Atlanta Public Schools (APS) to offer an IB Programme, and the first IB courses will be offered to rising juniors and seniors this fall. Maynard Jackson began the rigorous authorization…

Maynard H. Jackson High School International Baccalaureate (IB) Candidate Celebrate an Excellent IB Authorization and Verification Site Visit!

The students, teachers, support staff, administrative team, parents, community members, business partners, school board representative, and district leadership participated in a two-day International Baccalaureate (IB) World School Authorization Verification Site Visit at Maynard H. Jackson High School on December 10-11, 2012.  An IB Verification Team consisting of three members representing the IB Organization visited Jackson…