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Another APS Partnership Provides Fickett Elementary Students with Glasses

  A partnership between Atlanta Public Schools, the Atlanta Hawks Foundation and Vision to Learn provided prescription eye glasses for more than 60 students at Fickett Elementary School, Wednesday morning. Vision to Learn is a national program that works with companies, non-profit organizations and school systems to provide free eye exams and eye glasses for…

April 2014 APS Student Spotlight Featuring Students from Fickett, Carver Early College, SPARK and Towns

Name:  Ronald White III Grade:  5th School: Fickett Elementary School Career Goal: Engineer/Entrepreneur Ronald White, III is a proud 5th grade Trojan who has been at Fickett Elementary School since kindergarten. He is an honor student with multiple interests. Ronald plays soccer and enjoys swimming, playing video games and Monopoly, watching movies with his family, and…

Students celebrate Junior Achievement Day at Fickett & Miles

Students at Fickett Elementary and Miles Intermediate recently participated in Junior Achievement (JA) Day. JA Day programming creates an opportunity for area businesses and volunteers to impact the lives of students by spending a day in an elementary school. Business participants serve as role models, sharing experiences and information while leading Junior Achievement programming. Volunteers…

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…

Pennies for Patients!

During the month of January, Fickett Elementary participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients Drive. Over a three week period students were asked to collect coins and put them in a classroom collection box. Since 1994, millions of dollars have been raised in pennies and other spare change by more than 10…