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Springdale Park Elementary School Among 12 Semi-Finalists for ‘Music in Our Schools’ Tour

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Students at Springdale Park Elementary School have plenty to sing about these days. That’s because SPARK is one of 12 semi-finalists chosen to participate in the Fourth Annual “Music in Our Schools – Music Inspires” Tour with Give a Note Foundation and Radio Disney. Springdale Park is challenging Tar River Elementary School in Franklinton,…

Six APS Elementaries Are Among the Top Schools in Georgia

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Sarah Smith Elementary School Principal Dr. Michael Forehand is extremely proud of his school’s consistent track record of academic excellence. According to the recent Single Statewide Accountability System Award (SSAS) Schools recognition by the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), Sarah Smith and five other elementary schools – Mary Lin, Morningside, Morris Brandon,…

Springdale Park’s Advanced Chorus raises funds through Gwinnett Gladiators

Springdale Park Elementary School’s Advanced SPARK Chorus recently received a check for $507.60 from Gwinnett Gladiators after performing “O Canada” prior to a game through the Gladiators fundraising program, sponsored by Town Center Music-Suwanee. The fundraising program offers organizations an opportunity to perform a patriotic song at a game and sell tickets at a discounted rate.…

Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education surprises Brianne Turgeon at Springdale Park with $7,500 Award

Brianne Turgeon, music teacher at Springdale Park Elementary School, is one of 10 APS educators to win the Atlanta Families’ Awards for Excellence in Education (AFAEE). AFAEE announced the award in a surprise celebration at Springdale Park, and presented Turgeon with a $7,500 check to fund The Science in Music Project, a professional development opportunity,…

International Exchange at Springdale Park Elementary

On June 26, the Springdale Park students in AfterSchool Classe’ Summer Camp skyped with students from Greengates International School in Mexico City, Mexico. The students compared their daily school life in Atlanta with the daily school life of students in Mexico City. They discussed places of interest with their international peers, including cities, sports, favorite…