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APS Volunteers Turn Out for Empty Stocking Fund/Santa’s Village

(Click here to watch a short video about Atlanta Public Schools volunteers working in Santa’s Village.)  Once again, Atlanta Public Schools students and staff members stepped up to help make Christmas merrier for hundreds of families in Atlanta, Fulton County and DeKalb County through the Empty Stocking Fund and Santa’s Village initiatives. Cadets in the…

APS JROTC Cadets, Employees Help Brighten Holiday Season for Needy Families

Atlanta Public Schools employees and JROTC students made the holiday season a little brighter for hundreds of children and families on Wednesday through their participation in the Atlanta Empty Stocking Fund’s annual Santa’s Village initiative. Nearly 100 APS employees, including Superintendent Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen, and more than 100 JROTC cadets volunteered for several hours…

Price Middle School Wildcats Learn to Quilt

Ms. Janice Johnson, Art Teacher at Price Middle School, provided an opportunity for students to work with visiting quilt artist, Mrs. Dawn Williams Boyd on March 17th and 18th.  Mrs. Boyd taught a group of fifteen girls the concept of designing individual quilt blocks, how to put the blocks together to make a quilt and…

Dobbs Elementary School’s Playground Building Day

Atlanta Public Schools, South Metro Scholastic Fund, Humana Foundation, KaBOOM! and Hundreds of Volunteers Created Place for All Generations to Gather Atlanta Public Schools, the South Metro Scholastic Fund, the Humana Foundation, KaBOOM! (a national non-profit organization that has built more than 2,300 playgrounds) and volunteers joined forces on Saturday, Nov. 9 to build a…