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Fulton County Schools 2024 Graduation Schedule

SCHOOLLOCATIONDATETIMEAlpharetta High SchoolAmeris Bank AmphitheatreThursday, May 237:30 PMBanneker High SchoolGateway ArenaThursday, May 166:00 PMCambridge High SchoolAmeris Bank AmphitheatreThursday, May 232:00 PMCentennial High SchoolGas South ArenaTuesday, May 211:30 PMChattahoochee High SchoolGas South ArenaMonday, May 201:30 PMCreekside High SchoolGateway ArenaThursday, May 1611:00 AM Fulton Academy of Virtual ExcellenceRiverwood High SchoolFriday, May 2410:00 AMHapeville Charter Career AcademyGateway Arena  Tuesday, […]

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Cobb Fulton and APS schools propose pay raises for employees in the 2023-2024 budgets

As Cobb County Schools, Fulton County Schools, and Atlanta Public Schools (APS)work to adopt their tentative 2023-2024 budgets, employee pay raises are at the front of any compensation talks.  The Cobb County school board presented its tentative budget for 2024 on April 13. The budget includes a  7.5% pay raise for all non-temporary employees. It […]

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Fulton County Schools names graduation schedule

Fulton County Schools has released its 2023 Graduation schedule. Graduations are being held in a variety of venues, including The Gateway Arena, Ameris Amphitheater, and Gas South Arena. Alpharetta High SchoolAmeris Bank AmphitheatreThursday, May 257:30 PM Banneker High SchoolGateway ArenaFriday, May 1911:00 AM Cambridge High SchoolAmeris Bank AmphitheatreTuesday, May 237:30 PM Centennial High SchoolAmeris Bank […]

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Dr. Gyimah Whitaker named sole finalist for City Schools of Decatur Superintendent

In an announcement to teachers and staff, the City Schools of Decatur (CSD) Board of Education announced Dr. Gyimah Whitaker has been named the sole finalist for the role of superintendent for City Schools of Decatur. “Dr. Whitaker has a long track record of being a results-oriented educational leader with the proven ability to create sustainable outcomes […]

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Former Fulton County Schools board member to serve as Georgia School Board Association development specialist

Julia Bernath, former president of the Fulton County Board of Education, is stepping into the Board Development Specialist role for the Georgia School Boards Association. Bernath announced her new position in a Facebook post on Tuesday. “I am excited to share that I’m starting a new position as Board Development Specialist with the Georgia School […]

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Metro area school districts dealing with the aftermath of water damage

Due to record-high temperatures this past week throughout the Atlanta area, several metro school districts have reported damage from record-low temperatures and blistering winds throughout district offices and schools. As indicated through social media, districts have spent the week assessing water damage. In Marietta City Schools, water damage was reported at the Emily Lembeck Early […]

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Fulton County Schools and Dekalb County Schools announce a virtual start to the second semester

On Friday, both Dekalb County Schools and Fulton County Schools announced their plans to start the second semester virtually. This comes after both Clayton and Rockdale County made the same decision on Thursday. In a communication to parents, Fulton County made the announcement based on the December 30, Fulton County Board of Health Epidemiology Report […]

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Metro Atlanta school districts are moving to mask optional mandate

Atlanta, Ga- Many Atlanta metro districts are proposing to open a mask-optional campus. On July 27, The CDC (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommended that vaccinated people wear masks indoors in K-12 schools amid the surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide in 2020. As a result, school districts across metro Atlanta have updated their […]

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Fulton County Schools Announces Mask Optional K-8 School and New K-2 Virtual School for some students

In a regularly scheduled work session Thursday, Fulton County Schools announced plans for a K-2 remote learning option and a K-8 mask optional hub. This comes after the district announced last week that due to rising COVID-19 numbers, masks are required to be worn inside buildings. These new options will start September 7 and go […]

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Fulton County Schools Changes Guidance Around Masks

Yesterday, the fourth largest school district in the state, Fulton County Schools, issued more guidance around mask-wearing and other COVID precautions to their families. The most notable change is that Fulton County Schools will require masks in schools located in municipalities with high rates of COVID-19 infection. In a statement, the district said, “We are […]

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Fulton County Schools Named Title 1 Reward Schools

Due to the diligent work of students, staff members, school leaders, parents and community members, nine Fulton County Title I schools were recently named Title I Reward Schools by the Georgia Department of Education. The Reward Schools designation recognizes Title I schools making the greatest improvements. Reward Schools are among the greatest-improving 5% of Title I […]

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State Superintendent Woods Urges Compassion Over Compliance

This morning State School Superintendent Richard Woods urged us to choose compassion over compliance in a message to Georgia parents and stakeholders. The correspondence started by praising Georgia’s teachers, educational leaders, parents, and students by them doing a remarkable job during our “new normal”. Wood continued with, “We have seen public education rise up and […]

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Westlake High School Honors Top 25 Seniors With Billboards

In an announcement from Principal Jamar Robinson, for the next four weeks (starting April 7) there will be billboards throughout South Fulton honoring the academic performers of the top 25 students. During the final two weeks, the billboards will feature the remainder of the class. The top 25 students are: Jada AlexanderVictoria BellJessica BrownDeja […]