Congratulations to our students at Forest Park High School for their hard work these past four years! These students received their CIS of Atlanta graduation cords and certificates. Mr. Avery, Site Coordinator at the Clayton County school, says he's very proud of them. We are excited to see them graduate this week. Join us in congratulating our Forest Park graduates! #CISATLgradseason
When schools switched to virtual platforms due to the pandemic, our students and families had to make many adjustments; one of them being the need for adequate technology. As of April 2021, CIS of Atlanta has provided over 400 laptops and hotspots to our students. Ms. Diop, our Site Coordinator at Morrow High School, spent her afternoon delivering hotspots to her students. When Ms. Diop learned that her student, Sharhon, had been having issues with her internet connection, sh
Thank you to Blessings In A Backpack for providing snack packs for our students at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School! These snack packs contained healthy foods and drinks for the students to have during the weekend. Additionally, our students received snack packs to give to their siblings. Site Coordinator, Ms. Robertson said, "The students were appreciative especially since they didn't have to share!"
Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Justin Eboigbe, an alumnus of CIS of Atlanta and Forest Park High School, helped Site Coordinator, Mr. Avery, with distributing snacks to the teachers of the Clayton County school. Justin currently attends the University of Alabama where he is a defensive lineman for the football team. Thank you to all teachers for your dedication to students everywhere especially during this tough year.
Last month, DeKalb County School District welcomed its students back to in-person learning. This transition for our students would not be possible without bus drivers, so our team wanted to show a small appreciation for them. Federica and Jeanette, our Site Coordinators at Cross Keys High School, alongside our Deputy Programs Manager, Rigo, were there to thank our 26 bus drivers with lunches from Chick-fil-A as they drove our students back home. Additionally, our students rec
During Choose Success, we honored Outstanding Students from our elementary, middle, and high schools as well as our MAAC program. Watch our Outstanding Students talk about their journey with Communities In Schools of Atlanta. Thank you to our Site Coordinators who have walked alongside their students during this challenging year: Mr. Sellers (Parklane Elementary School), Ms. Hardy (Price Middle School), Mrs. Teodori (Cross Keys High School), and Mrs. Robinson (Multi-Agency Al
During Choose Success, we honored Outstanding Students from our elementary, middle, and high schools as well as our MAAC program. This year's recipients are Cali Powell (Parklane Elementary School), Terrell Watts (Price Middle School), Beverly Calderon-Castillo (Cross Keys High School), and Kayla Carter (Westlake High School). Outstanding Elementary School Student - Cali Powell, Parklane Elementary School Cali has consistently faced immeasurable odds. For years, she has been
During Choose Success, we honored an Outstanding Principal. This year's recipient is Derrick Manning, Principal of Forest Park High School in Clayton County. When one looks for an example of a servant leader, look no further than Derrick Manning. Principal Manning has been the leader at Forest Park High School since 2010 and has taken the school to new heights – blending culture through commitment to academic excellence. Advocating for programs such as Communities In Schools