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BCG Volunteers Spruce Up Perkerson Elementary School

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) closed its Atlanta shop on June 20 and sent 250 employees to Perkerson Elementary School for a day of service. “We wanted to do something to support kids in the community and to make an impact on children’s lives. We thought supporting an elementary school would achieve that objective,” said Gene…

Week 2 Update: Power Up Summer Reading Challenge

The Atlanta Public Schools Race2Read continues as we splash into summer reading! While students across the District take their summers to the next level via Power Up summer enrichment programs, the APS Library Media Services Department encourages students, staff and community to read and log their minutes towards the #APSRace2Read goal of 13.1 million minutes. Power Up…

Week 1 Update: Power Up Summer Reading Challenge

Learning doesn’t stop when school is out. As students across the District take their summers to the next level via Power Up summer enrichment programs, the APS Library Media Services Department encourages students, staff and community to splash into summer reading! Help reach the #APSRace2Read goal of 13.1 million minutes by reading 20 minutes every day…

Convergint Technologies Provides Free Security Upgrades to Four APS Schools

Out with the old audio security system. In with a new audio-visual security system. Upgrading the front-entrance intercom was just one of many security measures Convergint Technologies provided free of charge to Dobbs Elementary School, Forrest Hills Academy, Heritage Academy and Cleveland Avenue Elementary School on June 7. “I’m very grateful because we’re already in…

Drew Charter STAR Student Named 2019 Math and Science Scholar

Charles R. Drew Charter STAR student DeGreer Harris has been selected by the Council of the Great City Schools(CGCS) to receive the 2019 CGCS-Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship. The students chosen were from several hundred applicants in urban school districts across the nation for their academic performance, leadership qualities and community involvement. The scholarship was…

Join the Power Up Summer Reading Challenge

June 3 marks the first day of Power Up by Atlanta Public Schools, a portfolio of summer enrichment programs available throughout the District. As students prepare to take their summers to the next level, APS Library Media Services department wants everyone to splash into summer reading! Students, staff and community are encouraged to help reach…