Tag: Parkside

Schools and Children

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.
Schools and Children

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 […]