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Schools Throughout the District Celebrate Black History Month

  The auditorium at Continental Colony Elementary School was transformed into an interactive, African American “wax museum” last week, as nearly 50 students posed as famous and influential African Americans in history. The event is part of the school’s Black History Month celebration during the month of February. Continental Colony Principal Dr. Kristen Vaughn said…

South Central Georgia Drifters Read to Students at Beecher Hills and Continental Colony Elementary Schools

By Seth Coleman Members of the South Central Georgia chapter of The Drifters, Inc., and a legion of volunteers read to students at Beecher Hills and Continental Colony Elementary School this week, in honor of National Reading Month.                   The Drifters, Inc. is a female community service…

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Fritz Joseph Grade: Pre-K School: Continental Colony Elementary Fritz Joseph is a Pre-K student at Continental Colony Elementary School of C. H.O.I.C.E.  He enjoys listening to music, dancing, reading and exploring on the computer and his teacher’s iPad. Fritz’s favorite subject in school is music because he enjoys playing with the various instruments in class…

APS Library Media Specialist of The Year

Atlanta Public Schools would like to congratulate the first APS Media Specialist of the Year, Mrs. Sylvia Pierce from Continental Colony Elementary School. The Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) and Georgia Association of Instructional Technology (GAIT) co-sponsor the Georgia School Library Media Specialist of the Year award to recognize K-12 library media specialists whose services have…

Student Wellness Ambassadors Leadership Academy

On Saturday, March 16, 2013, students representing 14 Atlanta Public Schools attended the 4th Annual Student Wellness Ambassadors (SWA) Leadership Academy.  This event was held in conjunction with the Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully (C.H.O.I.C.E.S) Children’s Expo at the Adamsville Recreation Center. Focusing on the theme, “Fitness for the fun of it,” students…

Student Spotlight of the Week

Name: Trevion Thomaston  Grade: 4th Grade School: Continental Colony Elementary  Trevion is a 4th grade student at Continental Colony Elementary School of C. H.O.I.C.E. He enjoys playing football and basketball with his friends after school. He also enjoys creating presentations and being challenged. Trevion’s favorite subjects are math and science because he enjoys subjects that…