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Welcome to Boyd Elementary
Boyd Elementary School is committed to empowering students with the confidence, social skills and intellectual capacity required to successfully thrive and compete in middle school, high school, college and the global marketplace.
Our children represent our hopes and dreams for the future, and they deserve the best education we can give them. We believe every student has the potential to succeed, and we are dedicated to making a difference in children's lives by encouraging them to open their minds to learning, discovery and achievement.
We welcome you to the 2014-2015 school year. This will be my fourth year at Boyd, and I am very excited to provide you the best service possible. As your child’s principal, I will ensure your child has the best education imaginable.
On May 31, 2013, education advocates descended on Boyd Elementary School to listen to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan lead a discussion about early childhood education. Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Associate Superintendent Steve Smith, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Commissioner Bobby Cagle joined Duncan as forum panelists, and responded to questions about the future of early education programs like Georgia’s pre-kindergarten program. The panelists spoke before an audience of APS parents, students and employees, elected officials and state and local activists. READ MORE...
Due to the winter storm covering metro Atlanta, Atlanta
Public Schools will remain closed today, February 26. APS annual employees
(Employees who work 242 days.) should report at 11 a.m. APS advises employees
to contact their supervisor if road conditions prohibit them from coming to
work at this time.
Also, all district activities including community
meetings, regular season athletic-related events and activities, and
afterschool events are cancelled for today.
The GHSA State Quarterfinal basketball playoff game
between South Atlanta High School and Morgan County High School will continue
tonight as scheduled at 6:30 p.m. at South Atlanta High School.
APS charter schools’ employees, parents and caregivers
should contact their schools directly and monitor their websites and social
media channels for updates.
Debido a la tormenta de la zona metropolitana de Atlanta,
las Escuelas Públicas de Atlanta no tendrán clases el día de hoy, jueves 26 de
febrero. Las escuelas se permanecerán cerradas.
El personal de APS que trabaja anualmente (el personal
que trabaja 242 días) deberá reportarse a las 11 a.m. Si las condiciones
prohíben que usted se presente a trabajar, por favor contacte a su supervisor.
El juego de basquetbol de los cuartos de final de la
etapa estatal en South Atlanta High School hoy, se realizará tal y como estaba
programado hoy en la noche a las 6:30 p.m. Sin embargo, todas las actividades
incluso las juntas comunitarias y eventos programados después de clases son
El personal y los padres y tutores de las escuelas
chárter de APS deberán contactar a sus escuelas directamente y monitorear sus
sitios web y canales de comunicación social para actualizaciones.
Parents of students in
grades K–12 have access to class schedules, attendance records and grades by
Campus Portal for Parents (CPP) which is an easy-to-use, secure communications
tool. Additionally, CPP enables parents to verify household information,
including their email address, home address and telephone numbers.
Contact your child’s
school to get your CPP activation key. Parents are required to request the
CPP activation key in person. To ensure that all student information remains
secure, parents must provide a valid photo ID (driver’s license, state ID card,
or passport) before receiving the CPP activation key. Once parents receive the
activation key, they can visit https://ic.apsk12.org/portal to create a
unique username and password.
Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students who are
18 years of age or older ("eligible students") certain rights with
respect to the student's education records.
These rights include the right to provide written consent before the
school discloses personally identifiable information (PII) from the student's
education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure
exception which permits disclosure without consent is disclosure to school
officials with legitimate educational interests. A school official is a person employed by the
school as an administrator, supervisor, instructor, or support staff member
(including health or medical staff and law enforcement unit personnel) or a
person serving on the school board. A
school official also may include a volunteer or contractor outside of the
school who performs an institutional service of function for which the school
would otherwise use its own employees and who is under the direct control of
the school with respect to the use and maintenance of PII from education
records, such as an attorney, auditor, medical consultant, or therapist; a
parent or student volunteering to serve on an official committee, such as a
disciplinary or grievance committee; or a parent, student, or other volunteer
assisting another school official in performing his or her tasks. A school official has a legitimate
educational interest if the official needs to review an education record in
order to fulfill his or her professional responsibility.
request, the school discloses education records without consent to officials of
another school district in which a student seeks or intends to enroll, or is
already enrolled if the disclosure is for purposes of the student’s enrollment
information about Student Records and disclosures, including directory
information, please refer to the Student Handbook, and Board Policy JR and
Administrative Regulation JR-1(R).