By Sally-Anne Hansen
The Children’s Garden Preschool hosts its second annual Holiday Faire and Artisan Market on Saturday, December 14 from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Admission is free. The event will be held at the school located at 486 Park Avenue. This child-centered, eco-friendly family event is designed for children ages 2-7.
The Holiday Faire is a special community event that offers a wide variety of holiday crafts and games for young children, puppet show storytelling, Happy Belly food truck’s delicious… Continue reading
By Jaime Arnall
Dancing is not only great exercise for kids, but it’s also a creative outlet that so many are looking for. A dance studio can be the perfect sanctuary for kids needing acceptance, keeping them out of trouble and in a safe and positive environment. For example, Dance 411 Studios strives to be an extended family for all their students and their families. While the team at Dance 411 Studios, along with the Dance 411 Foundation, is focused… Continue reading
By Rebecca Wallace
Do you love to garden, but don’t have the space, or sun? Do you love it so much that you have your own garden, but would still love to help create a beautiful learning space for children in the neighborhood? If you answered yes to either question, Parkside Elementary invites you to come plant with them!
“We have a lovely space here at Parkside that was constructed years ago, and thanks to a new crop of dedicated… Continue reading
by Courtney Bryant and Renee Ruffin
The Friends of East Atlanta Library will host Drew Charter Schools’ Staff and Community Art Exhibition Friday, beginning October 25, 2013. This annual exhibition will be a showcase of artistic talents with the primary participants being Drew Charter School staff, parents and community visual and performing artists and volunteers.
The Opening Reception for “SOARING” is scheduled for Friday, October 25 at the East Atlanta Library on Flat Shoals Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia from… Continue reading
By Kristi Cameron
As The Nest Nursery School enters its third year, the school community invites friends and neighbors to attend the second annual Nest Fest fundraiser on November 16 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at HodgePodge Coffeehouse in East Atlanta. The event will include music, drinks, food, friends, and good fun to benefit the youngest citizens of the community.
The Nest Fest will feature performances from local bands including Patience Grasshopper, The Paulines, and The Front Porch Session Players. There… Continue reading
By Matt Underwood
The 2013-14 school year finds the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) now into its second decade of serving students from across southeast Atlanta and the rest of the city. ANCS is a multi-campus, K-8 public charter school with over 650 students for the current school year. Demographically, 39% of ANCS students are students of color, 14% of students receive special education services through an Individualized Education Program (IEP), and the school’s middle school campus is designated as… Continue reading
By Terri Heyns
Here are some fun things to do on Saturday, October 19. Join us for our top 10 favorite activities during the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School’s Fall Festival:
1. Ride a pony… or two!
2. Listen to DJ Amy Handler of AM 1690’s “The Kids Are Alright” radio show spin tunes
3. Add a bit of bling and sparkle to a pumpkin
4. Dance and sing along with some of our neighborhood’s favorite entertainment – Hair of the… Continue reading
By Terri Heyns
Enjoy one of the best traditions of autumn, right in our own backyard. Paint a pumpkin, ride a pony, or sit back, relax, and listen to our neighborhood’s favorite musical acts at the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School’s Fall Festival.
On Saturday, October 19, the school will host a traditional fall festival with pony rides, harvest-style crafts and games, food, live music, and activities to celebrate the season. Held on the school grounds of Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School’s… Continue reading
By Sonia Fuller
If you have ever been to the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS) Yard Sale, you know it is one of the neighborhood events not to miss. This year’s Sixth Annual Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, September 28 from 8:00am until 4:00pm at the school’s elementary campus in Grant Park, located at 688 Grant Street. As usual, the Yard Sale is open to the public.
Each year the ANCS Yard Sale grows in the amount and… Continue reading
By Henry Bryant
Burgess Peterson Academy (BPA) located in East Atlanta has just received very good news regarding test scores at the school. The academic program, which can be described as a mixture of traditional, inquiry-based, and constructivist teaching, has truly impacted high student achievement. The overall results for BPA on the Criterion Reference Competency Test (CRCT), an annual standardized test that is given in grades 3-8, are reason for the school to be proud: Reading-90%, English Language Arts (ELA)-91%,… Continue reading