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Bunche Middle School Treble Chorus Wins National Competition

Atlanta Public Schools have won championships in a number of competitions this school year, from sports to science to debate. Now you can add the arts to the list. The Ralph J. Bunche Middle School Treble Chorus took first place in the Choral Division for Middle and High Schools in 2017 Southern Star Music Festival, held…

Therrell and Carver return to the Bard, and the Shakespeare Tavern

Students from Therrell High’s School of  Health Science & Research performed “Macbeth” over this past weekend at the New American Shakespeare Tavern as part of an ongoing partnership with the Atlanta Shakespeare Company. The performance concluded an eight-week afterschool residency conducted by the Shakespeare Tavern’s Education & Training department, which works with Therrell and the…

2010 APS Arts Education Conference hits a High note

UPDATE: Watch this video/photo gallery which includes perspectives from participants here. Watch Camille Russell Love’s keynote address here. Atlanta Public Schools‘ performing and visual arts educators gathered for the 2010 Arts Education Conference at the High Museum on Sept. 24-25. Here APS Performing and Fine Arts Director Cynthia Terry and Education Coordinator/Visual Arts Raymond Veon…

District schools show they’re ready for Day One APS

“Has it been a good day, or a crazy day?” we asked one of our principals as he shepherded students onto buses at the end of the first day of school Monday. “It’s been a good day! OK, a crazy day, too, but a good day!” he responded, as Atlanta Public Schools’ nearly 48,000 students…