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BATL Changes Bring New Volunteer Opportunities
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BATL Changes Bring New Volunteer Opportunities

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]For 10 years BATL (The Battle of Atlanta Commemoration Organization) held an annual event that grew into a full week of programs each July, Since 2015, the year after the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Atlanta, the organization has been offering programs throughout  the year and […]

Stephanie Johnson Named Georgia Principal of the Year
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Stephanie Johnson Named Georgia Principal of the Year

Principal Stephanie Johnson is congratulated by representatives from the Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals. L/R Sheila Kahrs, assistant to executive director, GASSP; Stephanie Johnson, principal, Maynard H. Jackson High School; Melton Callahan, executive director, GASSP; Art Wheaton, past president, GASSP. Photo: Atlanta Public Schools ◄ Back Next ► Picture […]

MJHS Senior Receives Scholarship
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MJHS Senior Receives Scholarship

[Show as slideshow] by Melanie Regnier On March 24, Atia Butts, a senior and the valedictorian of her class at Maynard Jackson High School, received an acceptance letter from Georgia Tech with a full academic scholarship. As it turns out, this is just one of many extraordinar¿nard students to graduate […]

Variance Application for Gordon School
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Variance Application for Gordon School

[Show as slideshow] After many years, plans have finally come forward to redevelop the Gordon Elementary School property on Metropolitan Avenue near Moreland in the East Atlanta Village. The developers, Trammell Crow in partnership with Paces Properties, are asking for a variance to reduce the open space requirement. The hardship […]

Read for the Record celebrated at Toomer Elementary
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Read for the Record celebrated at Toomer Elementary

[Show as slideshow] By Kimberly Willis Green In celebration of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen and members of her leadership team spent their morning at Fred A. Toomer Elementary School reading Bunny Cakes to pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students on October 21. The book […]

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Twin Pandas Born!

  By Keisha Hines Lun Lun, a 15-year-old giant panda, gave birth to twins on July 15. The first of the tiny duo arrived at 6:21pm, and its twin followed at 6:23pm. The cubs are the first giant pandas to be born in the U.S. in 2013 and the first […]