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FREE Tutoring Program

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 Click “Service Request”, then submit or call
Ouida, 404-704-2405, for more information.

To register for The Saturday Academy @ WHSBC

Email 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.

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VOTE NOW, Help WAWA Win $5K, Weekend Events

VOTE NOW—Help WAWA win $5K for OAC Programs; Join us this Weekend for Two Events

VOTE for our “Cox Conserves” Hero and help WAWA win $5,000 for OAC Programs

WAWA Board Chair, Na’Taki Osborne Jelks was recently named as one of five finalists for the 2011 Cox Conserves Heroes for community leaders who volunteer for environmental causes. If she wins the on-line voting competition, WAWA will win $5,000 to continue the rebirth of the Outdoor Activity Center (OAC).

We need your VOTE TODAY to bring these needed funds home to the community. It’s quick and simple…

Please go to this link:

1) Click on VOTE NOW
2) Scroll down the end of the page (Na’Taki is the last finalist listed). Look under her photo and click the vote button.
3) Enter your e-mail address and zip code.
4) Click Submit
5) Pass this e-mail on to someone else!

Join WAWA for Two Weekend Events
WAWA’S Continuing Adult Education Series @ the OAC

Health and Healing using Natural Foods

Date: Friday, November 4, 2011
Time: 6:30-7:30 pm

The presentation will highlight scientifically based principles and methods to cultivate, support and manage excellent health against: Cancer, Diabetes, Diverticulitis, High blood pressure, and Existing diverse conditions

Service Learning Saturday (11/5/11) – 10am-1pm

Join WAWA for Environmental Service Learning Saturdays and Community Workdays every first Saturday of the month from 10am – 1pm. These service efforts will be facilitated in partnership with the Spelman College Bonner Scholars Program, forestry professionals, and concerned citizens.

Tasks will include: removing invasive plants, re-vamping the existing butterfly habitat at the Outdoor Activity Center (OAC) and establishing additional habitat demonstration sites on the grounds including areas that focus on drought-resistant plants and xeriscaping, establishing rain barrel gardens on site, as well as re-establishing a compost system, restoring parts of the trail system, and on-going trail maintenance.

High school participants will have an opportunity to partially satisfy their mandatory 75-hour community service graduation requirement. Bring a water bottle and a bagged lunch! We’ll see you on Saturday!

The Outdoor Activity Center is located at 1442 Richland Rd. S.W., Atlanta, GA 30310.

To RSVP for any of the above events, please send an e-mail to

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Reminder: Atlanta Public Schools NCLB Choice Transfers 2011-2012


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Mikkal Hart Murunga, Director
Community and Legislative Affairs
Office of the Chief of Staff
Atlanta Public Schools

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