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Super Bowl Fun at Atlanta Public Schools

As Atlanta prepared to host Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) joined in on the fun with festivities around the District! Although Super Bowl LIII has come and gone, the big game left a lasting impact on students at Humphries Elementary School. On Feb. 1, Humphries received a $100,000 donation from…

APS Students Lead Children’s March for Literacy

Nearly 350 participants joined the Children’s March for Literacy on Jan. 19 with a goal to collect 5,000 books and raise $30,000 to build and stock 72 Free Little Libraries across Atlanta. The march was organized by The Empowered Readers Literacy Project, a non-profit envisioned by a 5-year-old little girl who set out to tackle…

Grady Students Mobilize for Pedestrian Safety

Nearly three years after Grady High School freshman Alexia Hyneman was struck and killed by a car at the intersection of 10th Street and Monroe Drive while riding her bike home from school, a group of students are rallying together to make a difference in their neighborhoods and school community.   Founded by 11th grader…

APS Students Showcase Scientific Skills at 2019 Regional Science Fair

With innovative projects exploring everything from biomedical research, water filtration and plant growth, to physics, environmental and animal science, nearly 500 scholars from across Atlanta Public Schools showcased their scientific and engineering skills at the 2019 APS Regional Science Fair. Held Jan. 23-24 at the Coan Building, this year’s science and engineering fair was sponsored…

Bounce TV Sponsors Free Scholastic Book Fair at Heritage Academy

In celebration of National Reading Day on Jan. 23, Heritage Academy launched a free two-day book fair that not even Clifford the Big Red Dog could miss! “It is the mission of  Heritage Academy Elementary School staff to teach the children how to read, write, think, compute, appreciate the arts, speak well and behave in socially acceptable…

500 Little APS Feet Washed and Adorned with New Socks and Shoes

Volunteers exchanged hope for humility as they washed the feet of nearly 500 F.L. Stanton and Cleveland Avenue elementary students and adorned them with brand new socks and shoes. The nonprofit organization behind the experience, Samaritan’s Feet, aims to inspire impoverished children around the world and to offer encouragement to those who need it most. …