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Principals hired for two Atlanta high schools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Public Schools hires two new high school principals for the 2019-2020 school year.



Mays High School principal to leave post  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mays High School enrollment has fallen over the last few years, from a recent high of 1742 students in the fall of 2015 to 1333 in the fall of 2018, according to ...



Suspect sought after firing shot outside Mays High School  Atlanta Journal Constitution

At least one shot was fired Monday afternoon in the parking lot of Benjamin E.



Shorter ceremonies, new rules for Atlanta's 2019 high school graduations  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Public Schools moved the 2019 high school graduation ceremonies to the McCamish Pavilion at Georgia Tech. With the new venue comes new rules ...



Dates, new location set for Atlanta high school 2019 graduations  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Most of Atlanta's high school graduation ceremonies will move to the McCamish Pavilion at Georgia Tech. They will take place May 18-24.



Principal of Atlanta’s Washington High will leave to launch new academy  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tasharah Wilson will become the first principal of Atlanta Public Schools' new college and career academy, slated to open in 2020.



Dr. Caroline Maness of Emory University Receives Hypersomnia Foundation Research Award  Business Wire

The HYPERSOMNIA FOUNDATION is pleased to announce the first recipient of its new Research Award program, Dr. Caroline Maness of Emory University.



U.S. Marshals: Suspect involved in Mays High School shooting apprehended  CBS46 News Atlanta

A male suspect involved in a shooting at Benjamin E. Mays High School has been apprehended by the U.S. Marshals.



Atlanta public school to add security after student shot  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Benjamin E. Mays High School in Atlanta will have extra security on Monday after a student was shot in the parking lot over the weekend, an Atlanta Public ...



More APS students took SAT, Grady High posts top score in district  Atlanta Journal Constitution

SAT exam results show Grady High School with top score among Atlanta public high schools.



'He was murdered' | Family of teen shot, killed by Atlanta officer demand answers  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — The family of an 18-year-old teen shot and killed by an Atlanta Police officer is demanding answers about why their son had to die for allegedly ...



EXCLUSIVE: Mays coach counters allegations of fund misuse  11alive.com

Benjamin E. Mays High School head football coach Corey Jarvis is seeking to clear his name after being accused of misusing the team's finances. Corey Jarvis ...



Family of teen killed by Atlanta officer files $5M wrongful death lawsuit  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — A family whose son was killed during a police shooting Jan. 15 is filing a $5 million wrongful-death lawsuit against the City of Atlanta. Last month ...



Meet our 20 Under 20 honorees for 2019  Atlanta Intown

The same question arises every year as we consider the nominations: how do these students find the time to give back to the community? As you will see, our ...



Cousin charged with murder in high school student's death  11alive.com

Friends, family and classmates are mourning the death of a high school student shot and killed in northwest Atlanta Monday night.



Atlanta Public School Teams Find Extra Motivation Close To Home  GPB

Teams from Atlanta Public Schools showed off their best players at the College Football Hall of Fame. It looks like it could be another banner season for teams ...



UGA defender, NFL hopeful Natrez Patrick grateful for second chance in life with Dawgs  11Alive.com WXIA

Patrick said watching his UGA teammates play in The Rose Bowl from a drug-rehab center in Georgia was one of the lowest points in his life.



‘The Hate U Give’ cast reflects on Atlanta production at premiere  11Alive.com WXIA

'The Hate U Give,' based on a NY Times best-seller by Angie Thomas, follows events in the life of a black 16-year-old girl, Starr Carter, who is drawn to activism ...



Atlanta Mays QB Jahquez Evans Verbally Commits to USF Football  The Daily Stampede

USF landed another prospect out of metro Atlanta late Thursday night, receiving a verbal commitment from three-star Atlanta Mays quarterback Jahquez Evans.



An Age of Empowerment: Meet Joycelyn Wilson  Georgia Tech News Center

Joycelyn Wilson didn't just grow up around music, she grew up around the lyrics. She wanted to know what artists were singing and why. “I remember sitting and ...



Eddie Robinson’s great-granddaughter is kicker on Atlanta high school playoff team  The Undefeated

If you catch 16-year-old Chloe Robinson just kickin' it on a Friday night, chances are it's through the uprights on a football field. She is the placekicker for…



Friends, family, classmates say farewell to slain Mays football player  11alive.com

The funeral for a slain Mays High School football player was held on Monday.



Lanier to take part in Cam Newton football classic  WSFA

ATLANTA, GA. (WSFA) - More high school football between the states of Alabama and Georgia will be played in the coming future thanks to Heisman Trophy ...



Teacher removed from Atlanta school after alleged fight with student  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A teacher was removed from the classroom Friday following an alleged fight with a student, Atlanta P...



Atlanta school board fires Mays High football coach Corey Jarvis  Atlanta Journal Constitution

An Atlanta high school football coach was fired Tuesday night after an investigation found thousands of dollars belonging to his team missing and that he had ...



The Ultimate Super Bowl LIII Atlanta Events Calendar  Atlanta Magazine

The Super Bowl is back in Atlanta for the first time in nearly 20 years, and the sheer amount of concerts, parties, and other shindigs is simply dizzying. Keep up ...



Winning Times Arrive At Hephzibah  GPB

When high school football season rolls around I can't help reflecting on my time working in the Augusta area. I landed at WRDW-TV in the mid-80s and quickly ...



Atlanta Public Schools Have Long History Of Famous Graduates | 90.1 FM WABE  WABE 90.1 FM

Martin Luther King Jr., Margaret Mitchell, Johnny Isakson, Jasmine Guy. They all have something in common, a common connection. Can you guess what it is?



UPDATE: Teen surrenders after high school football player killed in accidental shooting  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Mays High School foo...



Ch. 2 obtains text messages that lead to resignation of Mays band director  WSB Atlanta

A local high school band director who resigned because of sending inappropriate text messages to an 11th grade girl told school police he made a serious error ...



Mother of teen who was shot to death 'just needs a little bit of help'  WXIA-TV

Even two weeks after he was shot and killed, his body remains unburied. A GoFundMe page has been set up in order to help pay for funeral expenses.



Atlanta helps give life to the Tupac-inspired ‘The Hate U Give’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Why Atlanta screening of 'The Hate U Give' struck a nerve with teens as well as Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.



Where to buy tickets to see Atlanta high school football games Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Where to buy tickets to see 'Battle at the Benz;' first high school football games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium features six Atlanta-area high schools.



aps, atlanta public schools, dr meria carstarphen, new principals, new school year, jay bland, emily boatright, octavius harris, anita lawrence, tiffany momon, ernest sessoms jr, kara stimpson, yolanda weems, maria boynton  News-Talk 1380 WAOK

When the doors open for Atlanta Public Schools tomorrow, there will be 8 new principals. They were appointed by APS Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstaphen for ...



Georgia Tech Recruiting: #404 Product JaQuari Wiggles commits to the Jackets  From The Rumble Seat

In what has quickly become a busy week for Coach Collins and his staff JaQuari Wiggles (@quay3k_ throw him a follow), a 6'3” 260lb SDE/TE out of Mays High ...



$20K bond set in shooting death of Atlanta high school football player  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A $20,000 bond has been set for a 17-year-old arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Mays High School football player, according to the Fulton ...



Atlanta Restaurant Scores: Pizza Spot Fails With A 49  Atlanta, GA Patch

ATLANTA, GA — Here are some restaurant and food *service* inspections conducted in Atlanta and other parts of Fulton County during the past week. Click on ...



UGA football | NFL prospect Natrez Patrick grateful for second chance with Dawgs  11Alive.com WXIA

Off-field issues were killing Patrick's NFL dreams ... until the Mays High School alum abruptly regained control of his life and love for football.



These award-winning Atlanta students are headed to HBCUs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When a metro Atlanta student wins the AJC Cup, it means they're going places. For these 10 students, that place is a historically black college or university.



APS schedules 2018 high school graduation dates  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Public Schools announced the high school graduation dates, times and locations for the Class of 2018.



Student detained after gun found at Atlanta high school  FOX 5 Atlanta

Atlanta school officials found a gun after investigating a fight Friday.



Central football will be Atlanta bound for premier showcase  Ledger-Enquirer

The Central Red Devils have landed a spot in a premier series of football games this fall. Central will be one of six football teams from Georgia and Alabama to ...



Atlanta Public Schools to host meeting about new police body cameras  Atlanta Loop

Atlanta Public Schools plans to add body-worn cameras to its school resource officers' uniforms as a part of the Metro Atlanta Body-Worn Camera Initiative, APS ...



Georgia's education system: Much better than we hear about  SaportaReport

By Guest Columnist MATT CARDOZA, communications director for the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education. Have you ever heard that Georgia is first ...



Customers, workers savor last bite at S&S Cafeteria in S.W. Atlanta  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tramella Archie pulled out her phone to show the text message she sent to friends last week when she learned that S&S Cafeteria was closing its location in ...



Georgia schools that could fall under state control  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give the state authority to takeover underperforming schools.



Atlanta Restaurant Scores: Eatery Gets Failing 51  Buckhead, GA Patch

Atlanta Restaurant Scores: Eatery Gets Failing 51 - Buckhead, GA - Gusto!, Roly Poly, Waffle House and Atlanta BBQ Company were among the restaurants ...



Community Voices:  Atlanta Journal Constitution

My older daughter is a member of the Benjamin E. Mays High School Wind Symphony and my duties as a band parent include being a frequent audience ...



Full List of National Signing Day Commits  GPB

National Signing Day was a big one in the state of Georgia. Let's re-cap the day's events: *note: This is as of February 3, 2016. GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS.



Three Buckhead-area schools welcome new principals  MDJOnline.com

The Buckhead area saw three new principals introduce themselves to students at their schools Aug. 1. Jay Bland is the interim principal at Morris Brandon ...



Cobb Young Professionals names 2018 Next Generation Award winners  MDJOnline.com

The Cobb Young Professionals (CYP), the Cobb Chamber of Commerce's networking group for professionals in their 20s and 30s, named the winners of the ...



Power Five commitment recap: April 20-26  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is in full swing as talented high school football prospects from around the country are announcing where they will play in college.



North Atlanta High, Grady Score Higher ACT Average Than Georgia  Patch.com

Buckhead, GA - They were the APS' only two schools to score higher than the state average, according to Department of Education numbers released ...



Georgia Tech Football Recruiting Names to Know: QB Jahquez Evans  FanSided

Dual threat quarterback and Atlanta native Jahquez Evans could end up being the Jackets quarterback in the 2019 recruiting class.



Father says his son was victim of fatal Friday night shooting  WXIA-TV

An Atlanta man said his son was shot and killed early Friday evening outside a Sylvan Road gas station.



Peach State natives hope to show UGA what they missed out on  247Sports

For some members of the South Carolina football, the Georgia football team isn't just another nameless, faceless opponent.



Project ENGAGES: Raising the Bar | Research Horizons  Research Horizons

Jahizreal Aquart takes third in international science fair as the Georgia Tech program completes another year.



ATLANTA MARCH FOR OUR LIVES: March for Our Lives: Everything you need to know about today's rally against gun violence  WSB Atlanta

ATLANTA - Hundreds of thousands of students and their families gathered for this weekend's “March for Our Lives” rally in cities across the United States.



America is more diverse than ever before, but its schools are growing more segregated  Los Angeles Times

America's school-age population is more diverse than ever before, reflecting the demographic shift rapidly taking place in our country. America's schools ...



Atlanta Ordinance Would Repeal “Known Drug Area” Law that is Unconstitutional  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The Public Safety/Legal Administration Committee of the City Council of Atlanta is set to consider legislation on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, ...



2017 Voter Guide: Atlanta Public Schools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Learn about the candidates for Atlanta Board of Education. We asked candidates running in next month's city, school and municipal elections to explain why you ...



Legislature Passes Ban on Most Abortions in Georgia  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On today, Friday, March 29, 2019, the Georgia Legislature approved a bill that would criminalize most abortions in Georgia. The Georgia ...



Atlanta Restaurant Inspections: Beetlecat, Zoes Kitchen, More  Buckhead, GA Patch

ATL Restaurant Scores: Beetlecat, Zoe's Kitchen - Buckhead, GA - See which Atlanta area restaurants earned high scores and those where critical violations ...



Kennesaw State adds 12 recruits to 2018 football class  Atlanta Journal Constitution

KSU inked six commitments during the initial signing period. The Owls could add as many as 16 more on Wednesday.



What's filming in Atlanta now? Avengers: Infinity War, Thor: Ragnarok, Dynasty, plus every made-in-Georgia Comic-Con trailer  Atlanta Magazine

Avengers: Infinity War, Dynasty, Clint Eastwood's 15:17 to Paris, and Thor: Ragnarok are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta now.



SOS Investigating Senior Vote-Buying in Atlanta Election  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The Secretary of State of Georgia is investigating apparent vote-buying at two senior highrises in Atlanta's City Council District 3, Atlanta ...



These are the schools ranked among Georgia’s lowest-performing  Atlanta Journal Constitution

More than 60 Atlanta and DeKalb County public schools — including most of Atlanta's high schools — are among those the Georgia Department of Education ...



Georgia football brings in eighth commitment for class of 2015  Red and Black

The Georgia football team received its eight verbal commitment of the 2015 recruiting class Friday evening when Natrez Patrick announced he will be coming to ...



Atlanta March For Our Lives Set For Saturday  Patch.com

Atlanta March For Our Lives Set For Saturday - Midtown, GA - Atlantans will join hundreds of thousands of people expected to march for gun control in the wake ...



High schools to provide young men with suits for prom  FOX 5 Atlanta

Every year there is an enormous amount of initiative to help young ladies fulfill their desire to wear their dream prom dress, but what about young men?



General Assembly Acts on Some Cannabis Bills, Stalls on Others  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — Georgia legislators introduced at least four cannabis bills during this 2019-2020 Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly: HB ...



Vanderbilt football signs Derek Mason's best class, even if finish lacked wow factor  The Tennessean

Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason landed some late additions to his best signing class to date Wednesday. That's right, his best. That seems like a hard sell after ...



Arrest made in fatal SW Atlanta gas station shooting  WXIA-TV

Police have arrested a man in connection with Friday night's murder of a teenager outside a Sylvan Road Texaco station.



FOOTBALL: Stockbridge tops Mays in Inner City Classic in the final seconds  News-Daily.com

Stockbridge High School found itself on the winning side of a last-second thriller, topping Mays High School 35-34 in the Inner City Classic held at Lakewood ...



Crowded Race in Atlanta Council District 3 Special Election  Atlanta Progressive News

Screenshot of candidates' forum video courtesy of Kelly Brown. (APN) ATLANTA — Ten candidates–including the News Editor of Atlanta Progressive ...



Antonio Brown Attacks Clay, as District 3 Results Challenged in Court  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — Antonio Brown, a candidate for the Atlanta City Council District 3 position who came in second place, attacked Greg Clay, the third place ...



Governor Signs Bill to Grow Cannabis in Georgia for Medical Oil Patients  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The Georgia General Assembly passed HB 324, Georgia's Hope Act, on Sine Die day, Tuesday, April 02, 2019; and Gov. Brian Kemp signed ...



Women Outraged, Say “Hell No” to Abortion Ban Adopted in Georgia  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — Over ten thousand people marched on Saturday, May 25, 2019, from the State Capitol to CNN in the latest of marches in opposition to ...



Draft Tracker: NFL Draft picks and undrafted free agents signees from Georgia  WXIA-TV

Whether it is in college or high school, there is always a ton of football talent coming out of the state of Georgia. This year, there were 27 players with ties to ...



Getting To Know … Cabral Huff | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Getting To Know Duluth boys basketball coach Cabral Huff.



City of Atlanta Drags Feet on Illegal Yard Signs Littering District 3 (UPDATE 3)  Atlanta Progressive News

UPDATE 3: A City of Atlanta vehicle was spotted on Anderson along with a city worker picking up illegal yard signs. UPDATE 2: Interim Commission Pierre ...



Natrez Patrick righted the ship amidst treacherous waters, and now he’s ready to take on the NFL  Saturday Down South

The former Georgia linebacker is in a different place than he was 15 months ago.



MAP: Which metro Atlanta schools require uniforms?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

In metro Atlanta, black and Hispanic public school students are more likely than white students to be required to wear uniforms to school—and face discipline if ...



Great-granddaughter of legendary Grambling coach Eddie Robinson excelling as HS kicker  USA TODAY High School Sports

ATLANTA -- The starting kicker on the Benjamin E. Mays Raiders football team knocks them through the uprights regularly. With 13 PATs made in four games ...



Freaknik: Rise and fall of Atlanta's most infamous street party  Atlanta Magazine

It all started in the spring of 1983 with a picnic organized by students attending the Atlanta University Center. As at other historically black colleges and ...



Comedian Diallo Riddle talks Atlanta, his work on 'Baby Driver' and the new NBC show 'Marlon'  WXIA-TV

Comedian Diallo Riddle is co-starring on NBC's newest sitcom, "Marlon," alongside Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, and Bresha Webb. An Atlanta native living ...



Advocates Continue to Press Atlanta Council on Homeless Warming Centers  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On Monday, January 07, 2019, advocates continued to press the Atlanta City Council to force changes to the City's policies related to the ...



National Climate Assessment Report Warns of Grave Situation  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The fourth National Climate Assessment Report, released on November 23, 2018, warns of worsening natural disasters, new food and ...



Gun Reform Advocates Propel McBath to Victory in US House Race  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — U.S. Rep.-elect Lucy McBath (D-GA), a national advocate for gun reform whose son was tragically murdered in 2012, was elected to the U.S. ...



Council Candidate, Amos, Fueled by Developers, Airport Dollars  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — Candidate for Atlanta City Council, Byron Amos–who said at a recent forum that he accepted money from developer Steve Brock–appears to ...



Extinction Rebellion Rebels against Extinction in Atlanta, Worldwide  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — As a new generation of activists comes of age, an international movement, Extinction Rebellion (XR), is creating pressure for societal ...



Gwinnett Voters to Consider Joining MARTA on March 19  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Gwinnett residents will decide in a Special Election, in a transit contract referendum, if Metropolitan Atlanta ...



Scouting report: Natrez Patrick  Red and Black

Four-star defensive end Natrez Patrick from Mays High School in Atlanta became the eighth prospect to commit to the University of Georgia for the class of 2015 ...



Funeral arrangements for slain teen finalized thanks to flood of donations  WXIA-TV

The burden of a family struggling to bury their son killed in a senseless shooting has gotten a bit lighter.



APN Releases Atlanta City Council Scorecard for 2019  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — Atlanta Progressive News has released an updated City Council Scorecard for 2019 for the City Council of Atlanta. http://bit.ly/2ixKV6s.



Atlanta City Council's War on the Public; Mr. Bond Objects  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — One year into the new Council term, the current Atlanta City Councilmembers continue their war on the public, with the exception of Michael ...



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



Rainbow Family Gathering in Georgia Disrupted by Federal Officers (UPDATE 1)  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) DAHLONEGA, Georgia — The 47th annual Rainbow Family Gathering was held in the Chattahoochee National Forest near Dahlonega, Georgia over the ...



Protest Held at Zoo Atlanta over Sixth Mass Extinction: One Million Animals and Plants Going Extinct  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On Friday, May 24, 2019, Extinction Rebellion Atlanta (XR) gathered at the entrance to Zoo Atlanta in Atlanta's Grant Park neighborhood to ...



Georgia Approves New E-Voting Regime, but will Paper Record be Utilized?  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On April 02, 2019, Gov. Brian Kemp signed HB 316, a new law to require the State of Georgia to purchase new electronic voting equipment ...



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