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10 APS Teams Advance to State Basketball Playoffs, Four as Region Champions

Atlanta Public Schools will be well represented in the Georgia High Schools Association (GHSA) state basketball playoffs this week, as 10 APS teams have advanced to three-week tournament, four as region champions. The Douglass girls (16-6) won the Region 6-AA championship with a 59-34 win over KIPP Atlanta Collegiate last Friday night. The Lady Astros…

UPDATE: North Atlanta Swimmers, Divers Shine at State Competition

  It was a big weekend for the North Atlanta swimming and diving program at the Georgia High Schools Association state meet! Junior diver Drew Sheldon got things started on Friday when he earned the title as the top diver in Georgia’s second-largest classification (Class AAAAAA). In swimming and diving, the schools in the state’s…

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…

Mays Football Team Ranked Fourth in the State, Carver Senior to Receive National Honor on Thursday

The Mays Raiders (3-1) won their third game in a row Saturday, blasting New Manchester of Douglas County, 49-7, at Lakewood Stadium. Mays dominated the game and did not allow a score by New Manchester until the final minute of play. Mays is ranked No. 4 in the Atlanta Journal Constitution Class AAAAA Top 10…

North Atlanta Leads Huge Winning Weekend for APS Fall Sports

FOOTBALL North Atlanta led a great weekend of performances by Atlanta Public Schools teams, as nine of the district’s 11 teams won their games. Of the two that did not win, Grady had its game at Ware County cancelled due to Hurricane Irma, and Douglass loss to another APS school, B.E.S.T. Academy. As for North…