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Perkerson Elementary awarded $2,500 to improve Media Center

Comcast recently awarded Perkerson Elementary a grant of $2,500 to improve their media center.  The grant was written by Mrs.Gloria McCullough-Wright, the Media Specialist at Perkerson Elementary.  Marcus Bishop  and Karen Ross helped to coordinate the entire Comcast “Cares Day” Project. The funds were used to reinvigorate the media center/library under the theme, bringing the outside in. …

APS robotics teams participate in 100 Black Men of Atlanta FIRST LEGO League competition

UPDATE: That’s right, we were featured on CNN! Watch here. Robotics teams from Parkside and Towns elementary schools, B.E.S.T. Academy, Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy, King and Inman middle schools and Drew Charter School competed in the Project Success FIRST LEGO League, sponsored by the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Inc., on Dec.…

Meet the APS Teacher of the Year: Hilaire Anelone

UPDATE: Hilaire Anelone photo gallery here. Atlanta Public Schools is proud to announce its Teacher of the Year, Hilaire Anelone of Maynard H. Jackson High. (Mr. Anelone also represents Jackson as the High School Teacher of the Year). Born and raised in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Anelone came to the United States to complete an engineering…

B.E.S.T. Academy hosts Project Success Fitness For Life Family Fair

The 100 Black Men of Atlanta‘s annual Fitness For Life Family Fair has been rescheduled from earlier this year to Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at B.E.S.T. Academy. The media is invited to attend this event and experience community outreach that combines health education with fun activities. The family health fair is part of…