I learned the value of hard work by working hard. ~ Margaret Mead We strengthen our work ethic each time we work hard. It’s a lesson our kids need to learn. But how can we compete with their notions of being a YouTube star or a gamer? Teaching young people about the value of hard […]
Atlanta Public Schools is closely monitoring Hurricane Florence in collaboration with the National Weather Service and city and state officials. The latest forecast track and information from the National Weather Service indicate the impacts to Georgia are expected to remain limited, as Hurricane Florence is likely to make landfall by Friday morning somewhere along the […]
3rd Grade Music and 4th and 5th Grade Music/Chorus Students Check out the Music Blog for upcoming events and activities! Students can locate Quarter 1 Music Vocabulary information and many other useful resources on the blog. No flashcards need to be made, but students are required to learn the words! Students will receive hard copies […]
Atlanta Public Schools (APS) is on a mission to ensure that with a caring culture of trust and collaboration, every student will graduate ready for college and career. Read the letter (español) in its entirety.
Grady Nights Football welcomes all SPARK families for Grady Cluster Night 8/24, 7:30pm. Wear your SPARK or Grady T-Shirt and join us on the home / Monroe Drive side of the stadium. Friday Night Lights at Grady Stadium are a great student and community event. Tickets are available in advance during lunch in the Grady […]
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard We are always learning. We learn from our victories and we learn from our mistakes. The goal is always to keep pressing on while improving every step of the way. Each morning at SPARK we end our announcements by saying, […]
After receiving extensive feedback from parents, staff and community members on the 2018-2019 school calendar, the Atlanta Board of Education voted to amend the student calendar this past Monday, making Election Day, November 6, 2018, a staff professional learning day and a student holiday (students are not in school). Changing Election Day to a student […]