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Legislative Reception Invitation, GPBI Presentation & Governor’s Proposed Education Budget for 2015 & 2016

Date: February 6, 2015 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: Announcements, News, Uncategorized

Join us for the 5th Annual Legislative Reception on Wed, Feb 11th @ 6:00 p.m.  Guest Speakers:  GA State Superintendent, Richard Woods & APS Superintendent, Dr. Meria Carstarphen Atlanta-Fulton Legislators Invited:  APS, Fulton County, Atlanta City Council, State Legislators, House & Senate Education  Committees and Board of Education Free & open to the public, free…

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Sixth Grade Academy Set For Fall 2015

Date: December 4, 2014 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: Announcements, News, Uncategorized

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NAPPS November Meeting Featured Interactive Presentation on IB

Date: December 1, 2014 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: Announcements, News, Uncategorized

Over 100 people attended the November NAPPS Community meeting to learn about the IB program and how it is executed from kindergarten through high school. John Denine, Assistant Principal on Special Assignment for IB, AP and Early College for Atlanta Public Schools, showcased the key components of each of the programs – Primary Years, Middle…

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Update on Superintendent’s New Advisory Committees

Date: October 3, 2014 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: News, Uncategorized

Since the start of the school year, in community meetings held throughout our district, Dr. Carstarphen has been referencing the need for special committees made up of stakeholders in order to address 3 key areas of importance:  Budget & Finance, Special Education & SPLOST. APS had published information on our district website regarding these committees…

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Education Election Guide 2014

Date: September 26, 2014 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: News, Uncategorized

Election season is fast approaching and there are many roles in government that directly influence the quality of education.  Use this comprehensive guide so you have all voting information at your fingertips as you vote for Georgia State Government, U.S. Government and state income tax legislation this November. Important Dates & Topics: October 6th:  Last…

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School Districts Required to Choose School Model

Date: August 27, 2014 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: Announcements, News, Uncategorized

The Georgia General Assembly, per OCGA §20-2-84.3, requires that each local school system (APS for our community) choose their operational system model.  The decision must be made by June 30, 2015 and goes into effect for the 2016-2017 school year.  There are three main options:  (1) IE2 (Investing in Educational Excellence), (2) Charter System and…

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Two Local Opportunities to Meet Dr. Meria Carstarphen

Date: August 9, 2014 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: Announcements, News, Uncategorized

Make sure you mark your calendars to attend these local events.  Learn first-hand what our new superintendent and her team have been doing to support our students’ academic success.  Thanks to the Buckhead Council of Neighborhoods and our Atlanta Board of Education for hosting these events in our local community so everyone in our cluster…

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Latino Outreach in the North Atlanta Cluster

Date: August 8, 2014 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: News, Uncategorized

On July 31st, our North Atlanta cluster held a Grade K-12 experience for one of our local communities. Central MH Village, located off Chattahoochee Avenue near Bolton Academy, is comprised of families that go to E. Rivers Elementary, Sutton Middle and North Atlanta High School. We also invited our neighboring Bolton Latino families since this…

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Cluster Leadership Addresses Transportation Issues In Advance of School Year

Date: July 28, 2014 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: Announcements, News, Uncategorized

Over the summer, as a cluster we met with Mr. John Franklin, our new district Executive Director of Transportation to share our feedback regarding student transportation needs.   We were delighted to learn that other clusters have been doing the same so we can positively address global changes for all students across our district. In our…

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APS to Hold Community Meetings on FY15 General Budget Adoption

Date: March 24, 2014 Author: Lisa Perlin Categories: Announcements, News, Uncategorized

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