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It’s that time of year again, BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE! HHRM, JV is hosting a month long drive to collect supplies for the Westside School cluster. If you would like to participate, please see the detailed lists attached or pickup at the front desk. Last year’s Drive and Event were a huge success, with 150 bags given ($2500 value), and a fun community market day! HHRM, JV has committed to doubling our efforts this year.
FREE Saturday Academy
S.E.E.D. Academy (Summer Enrichment Empowering Development) in
partnership with West Hunter Street Baptist Church is hosting a
Saturday Academy for all students and parents beginning March 10- May
19, 2012 from 9AM-12PM. The Saturday Academy curriculum includes:
Student Tutorials, Test Prep/ College, Career Development, Team Up
Workshops, Family Health & Fitness, & Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HOH)
Sign Language tutorials. The S.E.E.D. Academy staff is very diverse,
experienced, and compassionate. Our team is made up of certified
teachers and highly qualified professionals who want to make a
difference. In addition, Sign Time Saturday is available for
Deaf/Hard of Hearing students and their parents, every 2nd and 4th
Saturday in March, April & May, from 9:00 am – 12:00PM. Registration
is FREE!! To register for Sign Time Saturday, go to
helpinghandsoui.com. Click “Service Request”, then submit or call
Ouida, 404-704-2405, for more information.
To register for The Saturday Academy @ WHSBC
Email email@example.com or call 678-824-5441
Our goal is to provide children with mentorship and tutorials in the
core areas while building self-esteem and teaching them how to connect
what they learn in school and apply it throughout life. Parent-Child
Team Up Workshops will also be included to help parents and students
learn strategies and techniques to support and assist one another.
Hello to all,
Please share this information about the Art At Work Program with teens
Between the ages of 14-16. The deadline for submitting the application is March 27, 2012.
Students, you can find the Art At Work Application at the following website: http://fultonarts.org/index.php/art-at-work
Nsoromma School, Inc.’s Teachers Transforming!
…in collaboration with Auburn Avenue Research Library
Presents a Black History Month Special Event for Teachers
“Africans, African Americans and Mathematical Excellence!”
We’ll take you on a journey through time exploring mathematical excellence from ancient African through the present. You’ll learn about African and African American mathematical geniuses as well as ways that mathematics is used in various African cultures. You’ll experience activities that can teach your students about this history as well as standards-based mathematical concepts and skills.
This FREE workshop is designed for educators
(including homeschooling parents).
Saturday, February 11, 2012
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Auburn Avenue Research Library on
African American Culture and History
101 Auburn Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA 30303-2503
Friends and neighbors,
With recent proposed changes in some APS schools with redistricting, school closures, etc from the Demographics Survey given to APS leadership, newly elected ABE Board Member & newly elected Board Vice Chair, Byron Amos will be holding a special community meeting:
Thursday, January 26, 2012 Herndon Elementary School 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. for District 2 Selected Schools (Herndon, Bethune, White, F.L.Stanton, Kennedy, & Douglass).
This meeting is for all parents,students, teachers, staff, community residents, community leaders and education advocates to receive information on what exactly the demographic survey is, what’s going on with the various phases of the survey, how does this effect our schools,youth & communities and most importantly how we can be organized, become more educated and aware of what’s going on and get involved.
Please share this with any other educational listservs you may be apart of or other teachers, parents, staff, etc of those who live or work in the SW / NW Atlanta area.
PLEASE SEND ANY RESPONSES OR CONCERNS ABOUT THIS MEETING TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks in advance,
Byron D. Amos – CEO