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Georgia State Honors 40 Outstanding Alumni Under 40
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Georgia State Honors 40 Outstanding Alumni Under 40
Georgia State University Alumni Association has announced its 2024 class of 40 Under 40, a program that recognizes the most influential and impactful alumni under the age of 40. The honorees come from various fields and backgrounds, and they all share a common trait: they embody the values of Georgia State and make a difference in their organizations and communities. Hector Gutierrez: A Leader in Education and Politics One of…
Junie B. Jones Musical Delights Young Audience at PACE Academy
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Junie B. Jones Musical Delights Young Audience at PACE Academy
The students of PACE Academy, a charter school in Clayton County, Georgia, put on a spectacular show based on the popular children’s book series Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park. The musical, which was performed on February 23 and 24, 2023, featured songs, dances, and laughs that entertained both kids and adults. A Beloved Character Comes to Life Junie B. Jones is a spunky and sassy first-grader who loves to…
Eddie White Middle Academy Principal Honored by CIS Atlanta
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Eddie White Middle Academy Principal Honored by CIS Atlanta
Dr. Micki Harris, the principal of Eddie White Middle Academy, has received a prestigious award from Communities in Schools of Atlanta (CIS Atlanta), a non-profit organization that provides support and resources to students and schools in need. Dr. Harris was chosen for the 2024 Choose Success Outstanding Principal Award, which recognizes her outstanding teamwork and commitment to CIS Atlanta. A Leader with a Vision Dr. Harris has been the principal…
CCPS celebrates its outstanding student athletes
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CCPS celebrates its outstanding student athletes
Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) recently honored its top student athletes for their academic and athletic achievements. The annual event, which was held virtually due to the pandemic, recognized 33 students from 11 high schools who excelled in various sports and maintained a high grade point average. A tradition of excellence The CCPS Student Athlete Recognition Program has been a tradition for more than 20 years, according to CCPS Superintendent…
A Young Artist’s Vision of Peace Wins National Recognition
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A Young Artist’s Vision of Peace Wins National Recognition
A student from Kay Pace School of the Arts in Clayton County has won the first place in the Georgia Lions Peace Poster Contest. Her poster, titled “Peace is in Our Hands”, depicts a colorful globe surrounded by hands of different races and cultures. She will receive a $100 cash prize and a certificate of achievement for her artistic talent and message of peace. The Peace Poster Contest The Peace…
Elite Scholars Academy Senior Wins Disney Dreamers Academy Contest
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Elite Scholars Academy Senior Wins Disney Dreamers Academy Contest
Cameryn Pope, a senior at Elite Scholars Academy in Clayton County, Georgia, has been selected as one of the 100 winners of the 2024 Disney Dreamers Academy Essay Contest. The contest, which is open to high school students from across the United States, challenges them to write about their personal stories and dreams for the future. A Dream Come True Pope, who is involved in various extracurricular activities such as…
Clayton County students explore diverse career options through CTAE
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Clayton County students explore diverse career options through CTAE
Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) is committed to providing its students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the future workforce. Through its Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) program, CCPS offers more than 130 career pathways within the 17 Georgia Career Clusters. These pathways allow students to explore their interests and aptitudes, and prepare them for further education or immediate employment in high-demand, high-skill, high-wage occupations.…
Clayton County Students Get Career Boost From Federal Grant
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Clayton County Students Get Career Boost From Federal Grant
Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) is one of the 19 recipients of the Perkins Innovation and Modernization Grant, a federal program that aims to improve and modernize career and technical education (CTE) in the U.S. The grant will help CCPS implement career-connected learning strategies and activities for its students, aligning their skills with the labor market needs. What is the Perkins Innovation and Modernization Grant? The Perkins Innovation and Modernization…
CCPS Magnet Program: Last Chance to Apply for the 2024-25 School Year
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CCPS Magnet Program: Last Chance to Apply for the 2024-25 School Year
Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) offers various magnet programs for students who want to pursue their academic interests and talents. These programs provide innovative and rigorous instruction by specially trained teachers in different fields such as world languages, performing and visual arts, career, technical and agricultural education, and more. What are the benefits of magnet programs? Magnet programs are designed to engage students and provide them with a pathway to…
Clayton County students to benefit from $8 million grant for career pathways
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Clayton County students to benefit from $8 million grant for career pathways
Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) has received an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund the Advancing Innovative Partnerships and Pathways to Address Mental Health and Career Readiness (AIPPA) project. The project aims to enhance the career and technical education (CTE) programs and support the mental health needs of the students in the district. AIPPA project overview The AIPPA project is a five-year grant that will…