Schools and Children

Schools and Children

Dance Showcase to Benefit Local Kids

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]By Jean Hallman If you are looking for a way to support your community and the next generation, or if you are simply a fan of dance, check out the upcoming Mission for Movement benefit showcase entitled Behind The Movement, American Teen, taking place on Sunday, […]

King Middle School to Host First Feeder School Fall Festival
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King Middle School to Host First Feeder School Fall Festival

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]By Rebecca Wallace On October 28, from 10:00am until 2:00pm, King Middle School will host the inaugural “Commit to King” Fall Festival in partnership with its feeder schools. For the first time in the cluster’s history, students from Parkside, Toomer, Burgess Peterson Academy, Benteen, Michelle & […]

Kids express their opinion on the issue of archery in BPA. Photo by Marie Mower.
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Shooting for Archery Program at BPA

By Marie Mower What’s the chance an elementary school can teach Junior Olympic Archery to students? It could happen if Burgess-Peterson Academy (BPA) is able to purchase the needed equipment to offer a National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). If implemented, all students in the fourth and fifth grades […]

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School Consolidations Coming

By Henry Bryant The Atlanta Board of Education has voted on changes to area elementary schools after numerous community meetings in the affected neighborhoods. In an effort to address the problem of small under-enrolled elementary schools, there was a proposal to close Benteen Elementary School in the SAND neighborhoods and […]