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Slater Reads Promotes Love of Reading Culture for Scholars

Reading is fundamental to learning, and Slater Elementary is getting creative to cultivate a love of reading for scholars. The school underwent a shift in building leadership during the 2022-23 school year and established aggressive goals to improve schoolwide literacy. To achieve these goals the following initiatives took place: A cohort of teachers, paraprofessionals, coaches, … Continue Reading →

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New Slater murals promote math, reading and curiosity

Thanks to the enormous talent and passion of Atlanta artist and activist Christina Ward, Slater Elementary School students will now enjoy beautiful new murals along their school hallways. The gorgeous mural features Slater Tigers (both students and mascots!) interacting with different school subjects, including math, literacy, science, botany, agriculture and more. The murals use bright … Continue Reading →

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Horizons Atlanta provides summer learning and enrichment opportunities for hundreds of Purpose Built Schools scholars

The six-week, free, in-person sessions took place in June and July at Price Middle School. Each day, students experience small-group reading and math instruction that is differentiated to their individual needs. Additionally, scholars participate in organized play that develops and strengthens social skills, teaches cooperation, and boosts creativity. Scholars chose two daily enrichment and STEAM … Continue Reading →

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AileyCamp partnership uses dance to stretch minds, bodies, and spirits of Purpose Built Schools Atlanta students

AileyCamp focuses on developing self-esteem, creative expression, and critical thinking skills while engaging in a variety of dance techniques, including ballet, Horton-based modern, jazz, and West African dance. AileyCamp, the nationally acclaimed summer program that uses dance as a means to stretch the minds, bodies, and spirits of middle-school students, launched in Atlanta June 5 … Continue Reading →

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Carver STEAM’s Aviation Program Takes Flight

The Aviation Program at Carver STEAM Academy, in partnership with Tango Flight, Airbus, and Delta Airlines, encourages students to learn social and technical skills required to work in the aviation industry while building a Vans RV-12is airplane. Delta Air Lines flew 25 Carver STEAM students on May 16, 2023 to Mobile, AL, for a field … Continue Reading →

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Carver STEAM Seniors Secure $8.3 Million in College Scholarships

The Class of 2023 at Carver STEAM Academy has brought in more than $8.3 million in scholarships to pursue their post-secondary dreams. This marks a school record for Carver STEAM. We recently hosted a Scholarship Gala to celebrate the graduating Class of 2023 and this incredible accomplishment. We are so proud of our graduating seniors!

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