Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Atlanta Public Schools has released a list of projects that will affect schools in the 2013-2014 school year.
Mary Lin Elementary School and Springdale Park Elementary School will be undergoing renovations in the 2013-2014 school year while students continue to hold classes in the building, according to an APS announcement. The TalkUp APS blog has posted a list of schools that will have renovation and construction work done during the coming school year. According to the list, Mary Lin and Springdale Park "will undergo a phased renovation while students and staff remain on site." For the complete list of 2013-2014 Construction and Renovation Projects, see the attached document.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Atlanta Public Schools high schools get full accreditation this week in this quick peek at Midtown school news you can use
Earlier this week, the high schools within the Atlanta Public Schools system, including Grady High, were restored to full accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The schools were placed on probation in early 2010 in the wake of the 2009 Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests cheating scandal involving APS educators. Infighting amongst the school board and issues with the “governance” within the district resulted in SACS placing the APS high schools on probation. In 2011, the district was moved to “accreditation with advisement” status. See here for more about what the full accreditation status means for the district. _______ Make plans to join the Grady community for a dine-out at Cameli's Pizza on Tuesday…
Monday, July 16, 2012
Supply lists for Springdale Park Elementary School students for the 2012-2013 school year
With school starting on August 6, it's that time again to beging shopping for school school supplies. Supply lists for Springdale Park Elementary School are posted in the PDF documents on the right. Click through to make sure you get everything the kids will need! Come join the rest of the VaHi-Druid Hills Patch fans on Facebook! It's Patch and Facebook together. Doesn't get much better than that.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Group calls for a "renewed" Grady cluster.
The latest petition to surface in the Atlanta Public Schools redistricting debate is calling for a "renewed" Grady High School cluster. The proposal removes East Lake Elementary, Toomer Elementary, Coan Middle and King Middle from the current Grady cluster, and leaves Morningside Elementary School, Springdale Park Elementary School, Mary Lin Elementary School, Hope-Hill and Centennial Place to feed into Grady. It's unclear from the online petition who drafted and released the plan. The petition calls for: Behind the scenes, parents speculate that a self-selected group of parents from Candler Park, Inman Park, Lake Claire, Midtown, Morningside, Poncey-Highland and Virginia-Highland drafted the petition. "We have serious concerns about the …