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APS schools to host open house events Friday, August 1; excellent opportunity for parents to learn ‘what’s new’ in the district

Atlanta Public Schools parents and students are invited to visit their school, meet teachers and principals and receive class schedules during the district’s open house events this Friday afternoon, August 1.   District-wide Open Houses – Friday, August 1, 2014 (All APS traditional schools) High Schools                  1-3 p.m. Middle Schools               3-5 p.m. Elementary Schools     5-7…

APS Social Workers connect with the community before Day One

While APS students are savoring the final days of summer vacation, APS social workers are knocking on doors reminding families about the first day of school. They make the rounds every year but this time they are carrying blue and white yard signs and fliers promoting the district’s Day One: Be There back-to-school attendance campaign.…

Day One: Be There. APS superintendent launches district’s back-to-school attendance campaign during July Board of Education meeting

Newly appointed superintendent, Meria Carstarphen, launched a city-wide attendance campaign during the July Board of Education meeting encouraging parents and students to ‘be there’ for the first day of school, August 4, 2014.  This was Dr. Carstarphen’s first board meeting following her official start with the district earlier this month. “We’re excited about a message…

Perkerson Elementary offering dual immersion to rising kinder and 1st grade students

Perkerson Elementary School is hosting an informational session for their Spanish Dual Immersion Program. Out of zone registration is available for rising kindergartners and first graders. Perkerson Dual Immersion Informational Session Tuesday, February 18, 2014 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Perkerson Elementary School 2040 Brewer Blvd. Atlanta, GA. 30310 Dual Immersion Kindergarten Application Dates: March…

Back-to-School Parent Survey

In the spirit of continuous improvement, APS is conducting a short survey to gather your thoughts and opinions on your back-to-school experience this year.  This brief survey will only take 5-10 minutes of your time to complete.  Responses to this survey will help the district improve back-to-school support for you and your students. Please complete…