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APS’ First STEM-Certified School Now STEAM Certified

Atlanta Public Schools first STEM certified school is now STEAM certified. Congratulations to Principal Margul Woolfolk and the entire M. Agnes Jones Elementary School student body and staff for conquering this milestone. STEAM certification is awarded to schools that offer high-quality education that integrates science, technology, engineering, mathematics and the arts. The certification review was…

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Actress Visits Inman Middle School

On April 17, Inman Middle School had a special visit from actress Mary Badham, who portrayed Jean Louise “Scout” Finch in the 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Badhma was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress — the youngest actress nominated in this category at the time. “I’m…

C.W. Long Middle School Holds Second Annual STEM Fair

Musicians, pilots, police officers and nurse practitioners were just a few of the professions represented at Crawford W. Long Middle School’s second annual STEM Fair on April 12. “The whole purpose of the day was college and career-based STEM,” said Tanya Barrett, STEM program specialist. “As we work towards our STEM certification, our goal is…

#APSRace2Read Update: Let’s Up the Momentum!

Yes, testing season is approaching. That means the District is reading more than ever! As you’re preparing for your 2019 Georgia Milestone Assessments, be sure to log all those minutes of reading to count towards our #APSRace2Read goal of 13.1 million minutes! Below is a snapshot of how we are progressing (as of April 10).…