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Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy High School Students Recognized during Honors Convocation

CSKYWLA High School students who maintain stellar grades for three consecutive semesters are presented with a Varsity Academic sweater.  The sweater symbolizes perseverance and achievement as the young women overcome many personal obstacles to maintain a creditable academic record.  Honorees selected mentors, family members, and teachers stand with them as the sweaters were presented.  As…

Experiencing Shakespeare at Brown

During the 2012-2013 school year, Brown Middle School has participated in a partnership with the Atlanta Shakespeare Company. In October, teachers had the opportunity to take 7th and 8th grade Gifted & Talented Academy students at Brown and students from the Boys and Girls Academies to see a performance of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. “Viewing a live production was…

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement Recognizes Atlanta Public Schools for Improved CRCT Test Security Procedures

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) has recognized Atlanta Public Schools (APS) for significantly improving auditing and security procedures related to administering the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT). In an e-bulletin posted on the GOSA website, APS is acknowledged for implementing measures to increase the security of assessment data and testing materials. In July of…

The UPS Foundation Helps Fund STEM Programs at Fickett

Fickett Elementary School received a $25,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS.  The grant will be used toward the implementation of a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program that will help expose students to career paths such as engineering, robotics, computer science, and medicine. “We are extremely grateful for the…

Middle School Playoff Games at Price Middle School to Continue

The Monday, February 4 playoff game at Price Middle School will proceed as scheduled. Atlanta Public Schools safety and security officials are implementing a reinforced plan for the school and the playoff game, to ensure that all students, parents and community stakeholders are safe. Attendees will see a visible security presence at the school; in…