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APS Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Read Across America Day

Happy Birthday, Dr. Theodore Seuss Geisel! Atlanta Public Schools (APS) on Thursday celebrated Read Across America Day, which honors the birthday of one of the world’s most beloved authors of children’s books, Dr. Seuss (1904-1991). This year marked the 20th anniversary of Read Across America Day, an initiative launched by the National Education Association as…

Grady’s Caylin Newton Wins Weekly Atlanta Touchdown Club Award

Grady senior quarterback Caylin Newton was selected as the Atlanta Touchdown Club’s Back of the Week for his performance against Lithia Springs last Friday. Caylin led the Gray Knights to a 74-14 victory by tossing five touchdown passes and running for another score. His brother, Cam, the reigning National Football League MVP, won the award…

Carver and North Atlanta students honored at D.C. gala for fight against tobacco

Four APS students have been named Youth Advocates of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. The teens are members of the H.E.A.R.T. Coalition of Atlanta which helps raise awareness of and take action against tobacco throughout Atlanta and in the African-American community. The young leaders joined more than 400 public health, political, civic…