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Mays Girls, South Atlanta Boys Honored by Atlanta City Council

The Mays girls and South Atlanta boys basketball teams, winners of state championship titles this season, were honored at Atlanta City Hall on Monday by the Atlanta City Council and City Council President Ceasar Mitchell. The Mays girls became the Georgia High Schools Association (GHSA) Class AAAAAA champs by way of a hard-fought 52-21 win…

APS Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Read Across America Day

Happy Birthday, Dr. Theodore Seuss Geisel! Atlanta Public Schools (APS) on Thursday celebrated Read Across America Day, which honors the birthday of one of the world’s most beloved authors of children’s books, Dr. Seuss (1904-1991). This year marked the 20th anniversary of Read Across America Day, an initiative launched by the National Education Association as…

APS eBook Shelf Offers Several Works on the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., African American History

As you celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 16, and throughout Black History Month in February, please take a look at some of the great eBooks on the Atlanta Public Schools eBook Shelf focusing on his amazing life and work: https://goo.gl/aw2pt4. If you have trouble accessing the site or…

Usher-Collier Elementary Teacher Named National Scholar for Gifted Education

Asiaa Karriem has the ability to see the untapped potential in children from socio-economically challenged communities. As such, her being honored by the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) recently should come as no surprise. Karriem, a gifted teacher at Usher-Collier Elementary School, was named a Javits-Frasier Scholar by the NAGC. The Javits-Frasier Scholars Program…

Carver-Grady Football Showdown, APS Volleyball Tournament, APS Water Polo Teams Highlight Weekend’s Athletic Calendar

Grady (left) and Carver will battle for first place in their region, Saturday afternoon (3 p.m.) at Lakewood Stadium. There is a variety of sports action to choose from this weekend, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, involving Atlanta Public Schools. FOOTBALL Grady and Carver will face off on Saturday, 3 p.m., at Grady Stadium, in…