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APS Baseball All-Stars to Face Cobb All-Stars in L.E.A.D. All-Star Baseball Classic at SunTrust Park

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) top high school baseball players will take on the best from Cobb County Schools in the first ever high school all-star game to be played at SunTrust Park. The L.E.A.D. Legacy Classic will be played Saturday, June 3 at 11:30 a.m. The game is free to the public. The game was…

Five APS Schools Make GDOE List of Highest Performing, Progress Schools

Five Atlanta Public Schools made the list of 2015-2016 Georgia Department of Education Title I Reward Schools. Reward Schools are Title I schools that fall into one of two categories: Highest-Performing Schools – Those among the five percent of the state’s Title I schools with the absolute highest performance, over three years, in the “all…

Atlanta Public Schools participates in 8th annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

Buzzers sounded quickly as 290 elementary and middle students from 29 Atlanta Public Schools competed in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl at Drew Charter School. At the elementary school level, Morris Brandon Elementary won first place and Garden Hills Elementary won second. At the middle school level, Sutton Middle School won first place with Atlanta Neighborhood…

Drew Charter School’s Day One

Submitted by the Office of Innovation On Tuesday, July 30, Drew Charter School students started their first day of school on two campuses. The elementary students were welcomed to their original campus, in the East Lake community, with open arms by their principal, Mr. Don Doran. The students were enthusiastic and eager to learn as…

Six APS Schools Named Highest Performing and High Progress Schools

This week, the Georgia Department of Education announced APS schools that have received the distinction of Highest Performing and High Progress Schools. Congratulations to Inman Middle School and Carver Early College, named “Highest Performing” schools. A “Highest-Performing School” is a Title I school among the 5% of Title I schools in the State that has…

Drew Charter School named 2012 Georgia Charter School of the Year

Drew Charter School named 2012 Georgia Charter School of the Year: School will receive $50,000 grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation Atlanta (October 4, 2012) – Drew Charter School, one of the state’s highest performing elementary/middle schools, has been selected as the 2012 Georgia Charter School of the Year.   The announcement was made today at the 10th Anniversary Georgia Charter…