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YMCA Adds Preschool with Charter School
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YMCA Adds Preschool with Charter School

By Henry Bryant The East Lake Family YMCA is building six new classrooms on its campus on East Lake Boulevard between Memorial Drive and Glenwood Avenue near the Publix Grocery Store. The Y is literally connected to the Drew Charter School that serves pre-kindergarten through eighth grade students residing in […]

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Neighborhood Charter Schools

By Matt Underwood As you drive by two area charter schools in the coming weeks, you may notice some changes in the signs outside of their buildings. That’s because The Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School (ANCS), a K-8 charter school with two campuses, has been formed by the merger of two […]

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Autavius Franklin Honored

By Henry Bryant Congratulations to Autavius Franklin for receiving the Atlanta Journal Constitution Cup. The AJC trophy is awarded annually to seniors who excel and show leadership abilities across many disciplines. Autavious graduated in May from Maynard Jackson  High School.

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New Computers at the Library

By Kris Raper The East Atlanta Library will receive 21 new Dell computers equipped with Windows and Microsoft Office 2010. Earlier versions of documents will still be able to be opened so don’t worry about losing any files. These new computer updates are part of a system-wide upgrade for the […]

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Birthday Party! Cake! Puppets!

By Kris Raper Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate East Atlanta Library’s birthday on Saturday, June 25, at 2:00pm. The puppet castle stage will spring to life. There will also be cake and punch. Come celebrate how fortunate we are to have this library in our neighborhood. This […]

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Changes to the Grant Park Parents Network

By Meg Richards Boeff Important information about changing our communications! The Grant Park Parents Network (GPPN) has decided to move our primary communications over to Facebook. This is a huge change from previous operations, but the current website has become cumbersome and difficult to navigate. The process of compiling and […]