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Student Achievements Highlighted in Celebratory Website

Since we can’t gather in person for our annual Student Recognition event, APS has created a celebratory webpage to highlight the outstanding success of more than 400 students who excelled in academics, arts, athletics, service and more. These high achievers include Georgia Scholars, scholars from such programs as the Posse Foundation, who have been awarded…

APS Salutes Frontline Heroes During Public Service Recognition Week

Public Service Recognition Week is May 3-9, and Atlanta Public Schools proudly salutes those frontline heroes who have gone above and beyond the call of duty during the COVID-19 pandemic. Organized annually by the Public Employees Roundtable, this weeklong observation honors the men and women who serve our nation as federal, state, county and local…

Get Our Kids Connected

Atlanta Public Schools Partners with Comcast to Get Our Kids Connected

Program to provide low-income families with internet connections and computers that support distance learning  Atlanta Public Schools (APS) has partnered with Comcast to launch the Get Our Kids Connected campaign to support low-income families. Through its Internet Essentials program, Comcast will work with APS to solicit financial support from individuals and organizations to sponsor students…

ELDER Art Installation to Preserve Tree and Honor Historic Community

In an effort to commemorate the restoration of the historic David T. Howard Middle School and to honor the ongoing legacy of nature, history, and citizen-led advocacy, APS officials recently joined several community members and representatives from the Freedom Park Conservancy ​to announce ELDER, a site-specific public art project. A sculptural installation by Atlanta-based artist…

Grady Jesters Win 11th State Debate and Speech Championship

The Henry W. Grady High School Jesters Speech and Debate Team have done it again! The team competed at the Georgia Forensics Coaches Association (GFCA) at Lassiter High School in Marietta on March 6-8. The Grady Jesters brought home first-place championships in the debate and speech sweepstakes, marking the 11th consecutive win for the team!…