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It’s Official! M.A. Jones Elementary is APS’ First Certified STEM School

After five years of hard work, it was party time at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School on Tuesday as the school celebrated becoming the first Atlanta Public School to earn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) certification. The school held a pep rally featuring Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen and State Schools Superintendent Richard…

Burgess-Peterson students get on board STE(A)M truck

By Leslie Rivera Curious second and third graders at Burgess-Peterson Academy got their first hands-on experience with the school’s new STE(A)M truck this week.  Students were able to touch and play with items on the mobile learning facility which is dedicated to the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math experience. The truck serves as a mobile innovation lab and…

Whitefoord Elementary School Celebrates the 100th Day of School

Pre-K, kindergarten, and first-grade students at Whitefoord Elementary School celebrated the 100th day of school in technology-based, interactive learning centers themed around the number 100. Whitefoord Elementary, in collaboration with Public Broadcasting Atlanta, was the recipient of a Peg + Cat  100th Day of School PBS KIDS media lab. Grounded in a rich math curriculum,…

North Region Math and Science Night

Parents and students are invited to attend the North Region Math and Science Academic Showcase for a fun, informative, interactive parent workshop on Common Core curriculum lessons for grades K-12. Thursday, January 23, 2014 Harper-Archer Middle School 3399 Collier Drive Atlanta, GA. 30331 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Thursday, March 20, 2014 North Atlanta High School…

Coan Student Starts Math Tutoring Program

Transitioning from middle school to high school can be quite a challenge for most incoming freshmen, but Uwezo Flewellen II has taken on the challenge and exceeded the expectations of most.  Uwezo is a pre-IB student at Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School and an alumni of Coan Middle School.  His love for math and dedication…

Benteen Celebrates National Pi Day

On March 14th, Benteen Elementary celebrated National Pi Day with exciting, educational activities.  In class, students participated in exercises related with the never-ending number Pi. Students measured circular objects to prove that every circle’s circumference is about 3.14 times longer than the circle’s diameter.  They also created color-coated paper chains representing digits of Pi, and…