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State Playoffs in Football Begin this Weekend for Six APS Teams

Six Atlanta Public Schools teams have advanced to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) state playoffs in football and will compete in first round games this weekend. Here’s a look: Mays Mays finished the regular season with a record of 9-1 and won the Region 5-AAAAAA championship for the second consecutive season. The Raiders will…

Carver, Mays Win Football Region Titles! APS to be Well Represented in State Playoffs

The regular season still has one week remaining, but it has already been a historic one for Atlanta Public Schools! Two schools clinched region champions on Friday night while four others secured spots in the Georgia High School Association state playoffs, which will begin the weekend of Nov. 10. Here’s a recap: Carver The Panthers…

APS Squads Impress at Metro Cheerleading Championships

Atlanta Public Schools cheerleading squads flexed their muscles and voices at the 2017 APS Metro Cheerleading Competition, held Saturday at Douglass High School. An APS squad placed in nearly every category, with the Mays co-ed, KIPP Atlanta Collegiate and KIPP Metro Middle School squads taking home championships. Mays won the Co-Ed Division Championship, KIPP Atlanta…

Grady Boys and Girls Sweep District Cross Country Championships

APS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS The Grady boys and girls cross country teams swept the Atlanta Public Schools Cross Country Championships in dominating fashion last week. The boys’ team finished with an average time (18 minutes, 38.36 seconds) that was nearly a full minute faster than the second-place team, North Atlanta (19:29.40). Rounding out the top…

APS Honors Student Athletes, Artists, Coaches, Administrators at 2017 Monk Jones Lecture Series & Coca-Cola Scholar Athlete Awards

In what has become a signature sign of spring in Atlanta Public Schools (APS), the district hosted its ninth annual Calvin “Monk” Jones Lecture Series and Coca-Cola Scholar Athlete Awards on Tuesday, May 16, on the campus of George Washington Carver High School. Event named in honor of APS legend Calvin “Monk” Jones The event…

Both North Atlanta Soccer Teams Undefeated in Region Competition, Mays Baseball Stays Hot

By Seth Coleman The soccer teams at North Atlanta are on fire! The boys team, which did not advance to the Georgia High Schools Association (GHSA) state playoffs last season, is 8-1-1 overall and 5-0 in region competition (Class AAAAA, Region 7). The Warriors, winners of eight consecutive games are tied with powerhouse Dalton High…

Jackson Girls, Grady Boys Win Atlanta Track Classic Titles

By Seth Coleman Maynard H. Jackson and Henry W. Grady took home the girls and boys titles, respectively, at the annual Atlanta Track Classic, also known as the Atlanta Public Schools Track and Field Championships. The meet began Saturday and ended with finals on Monday at Lakewood Stadium. Jackson, the defending Georgia High Schools Association…