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Kids express their opinion on the issue of archery in BPA. Photo by Marie Mower.
Schools and Children

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 […]

From left to right is Parkside’s new leadership team: Assistant Principal Melissa Hugh-Girdhari, Principal Timothy Foster and Assistant Principal Dr. Cynthia Alexander. Photo courtesy of RM Lathan.
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Parkside Welcomes New Leadership Team

By Rebecca Wallace Parkside Elementary started the 2017-2018 school year with a new principal and two new assistant principals. Straight from Whitefoord Elementary, Principal Timothy Foster has served eight years as principal and 33 years overall as an educator. He is a resident of Kirkwood. “My long term goal is […]

EAV Runfest Returns for 4th Annual Event
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EAV Runfest Returns for 4th Annual Event

By Erin Jewell The Burgess-Peterson Academy (BPA) PTA is delighted to announce that the EAV Runfest will return to East Atlanta Village (EAV) for its fourth consecutive event on Sunday, September 3. Proceeds from the event directly benefit Burgess-Peterson Academy, which serves students from the East Atlanta and Reynoldstown communities. […]