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E. Rivers 5th Grader Wins District Spelling Bee

When E. Rivers Elementary School fifth grader Paul Heard II successfully spelled “M-I-S-C-O-N-S-T-R-U-E,” there was no wrongful interpretation. He indisputably became first-place winner of Atlanta Public Schools 59th Annual District Wide Spelling Bee. Held Jan. 15 at John Lewis Invictus Academy, this year’s spelling bee lasted for seven rounds. Miles Elementary School fifth grader Andre…

January SEL Books of the Month Advocate for Courage

This month, our Superintendent Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen encourages everyone across the District to read books that advocate for courage. Our social and emotional learning (SEL) books for the month of January are Me and My Fear by Francesca Sanna for elementary readers, One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia for middle school readers, and The…

Volunteers Needed: APS Technology and Innovation Competition

Volunteers are needed for the APS Technology and Innovation Competition (APSTIC), which will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at the Tuskegee Airmen Global Academy. The #APSTIC is a technology competition for 3rd-12th-grade students. The Technology & Innovation Competition is a great way for students to showcase their talents and skills, gain experience in competing…