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Office of Student Services Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Volunteer Appreciation Program On Thursday, April 19, the Office of Student Services hosted its annual Student Services Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony to express gratitude to Atlanta Public Schools volunteers for the amazing work they do to support schools and improve students’ lives. Held at the Cleveland L. Dennard Conference Center at Atlanta Technical…

APS Salutes Paraprofessionals: Meet Regina Edward of Garden Hills Elementary School

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Atlanta Public Schools proudly salutes paraprofessionals across the District. In recognition of Paraprofessional Appreciation Day, which was celebrated earlier this month, APS honors the nearly 600 full-time and hourly paraprofessionals who provide support to our teachers in the classroom every day to ensure every student succeeds. One such paraprofessional is Regina…

Hollis Academy Teacher Surprised With Donors Choose Award

By: Alicia Sands Lurry On Friday, April 13, Hollis Innovation Academy pre-K teacher LaKeesha Jones received one of the best surprises any educator could ask for: a $2,000 gift to fund the classroom project of her choice. Thanks to a donation from PNC Bank and Donors Choose, Jones was surprised with a  $2,000 gift card,…

APS Students Take a Stand During National School Walk Out Day

On March 14, thousands of students across Atlanta Public Schools made their voices heard as part of National School Walkout Day to protest school violence and in support of stricter gun laws. It is estimated that more than 16,000 APS students from 24 schools participated in the student-led demonstrations. Brimming with demonstrations and civic engagement activities,…

Atlanta Public Schools Celebrates Public Schools Week

Atlanta Public Schools joins national education groups representing principals, superintendents, parents and other civic organizations for Public Schools Week, March 12-16, 2018, which celebrates the achievements our public schools are making in this country and the critical roles they play in developing future generations of successful students. As part of Public Schools Week, 50 national…