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Two APS High Schools Earn International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme Designation

Maynard Holbrook Jackson High School and North Atlanta High School have earned the International Baccalaureate (IB) Career-related Programme (CP) designation to offer APS students the opportunity to combine IB courses with CTAE pathways and earn the IB CP Certificate. Both schools join 139 other schools in 23 countries around the world which currently offer the…

Young Middle School’s Youth Empowerment Program & Partnership Showcase

The Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) was introduced at Young Middle School during the fall semester of the 2013-2014 school year. The program was created and implemented by the Camellia Rose Chapter of the Links, Inc.  The goal of the program is to help participating students increase their self-confidence and to encourage them to become change agents and…

Susan L. Taylor Visits Brown Middle School to Launch CARES Mentoring Program

Students at Brown Middle School spent time this week with Susan L. Taylor, founder and CEO of the National CARES Mentoring Movement and former editor-in-chief of Essence magazine.  Taylor’s organization, National CARES Mentoring Movement, announced the launch of a pilot program for 40 of the school’s sixth grade students, all of whom have been selected to participate…