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Day One

Welcome to Frederick Douglass High School

 

We are "the essence of a student -centered school". 

 
Our mission is to collaboratively prepare students for their post-secondary options. We do so by engaging and empowering students, parents, teachers and the greater school community.
 Save the Date: Douglass High School Principal Meet and Greet with Dr. Tony Burks.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Douglass High School.
5:30pm-7:30pm (brief welcome and introductions at 6pm and 7pm)
 
 

STUDENT TRANSCRIPT REVIEW...
We will provide opportunities for you to review and understand your child’s transcript in 
our subsequent Parent CHATS. This opportunity will give you a clear assessment of 
your child’s status for graduation and academic progress.
 
SCHOOL UNIFORM ADOPTION...
We are going full uniform for the 2013-14 school year. We are inviting parents and 
students to provide their input on the selection of uniform choices. Parents may visit our 
front atrium and view the currently proposed designs for student uniforms. Order 
information and pricing will be prepared at the conclusion of the official adoption of 
uniforms. WE WILL BE IN UNFORM BEGINNING AUGUST 2013...
 
PARENT ACADEMY HAS ARRIVED...(Reminder)
Parent participation in our Parent Academy has been very low. We are encouraging our 
parents to participate in these opportunities to develop and expand your personal 
portfolios. Your engagement makes our efforts worth while.
 
EXTENDED LEARNING...(Reminder)
As you review your child’s progress reports and confer with his/her teachers, please be 
reminded of the hosts of opportunities that we have available for providing enrichment 
and extra-help for our students. The services are without success if your and your child 
does not participate in the opportunity. Help us help your child(ren) experience success!
 
ASTRO WEEKLY
April 22, 2013
www.frederickdouglasshigh.orgParent Engagement Opportunities
 
PTA Meetings
April 29, 2013 @ 6:00PM

LSAC Meetings
April 23, 2013 @6:00PM

Parent CHAT 
Thursday, April 25, 2013 @ 9:00AM
 
JROTC Student Awards Program
Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 9:00AM

Vision of the School Presentation
May 7th
6:00PM
Hospitality Suite

Parent Liaison Meet and Greet
Wednesday Mornings 9:00AM-10:00AM
Visions of the Future
May 23rd @ 7:00PM
Graduation
May 25th @ 9:00AM
PROPOSED SCHOOL UNIFORMS FOR 
2013-14 ARE ON DISPLAY IN OUR 
SCHOOL’S ATRIUM

Upcoming Events

District Announcements

  • 2014 OPEN HOUSE 

    APS will host districtwide open houses at all schools on Friday, August 1st.
     
    High School:  1pm - 3pm
    Middle School:  3pm - 5pm
    Elementary School:  5pm - 7pm 
     
    We look forward to seeing you at open house! 
     
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  • ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION DATES
    July 23-25 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & July 28 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Registration will take place at your zoned school.  
     
     
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  • Dear Atlanta Public Schools Class of 2014,

    Congratulations!

    You have completed the approved program of study, passed the necessary exams and satisfied all of the requirements for graduation. You have reached a wonderful milestone in your education journey and are certainly worthy of celebration.  

    As you continue your life’s journey, go forth to grow and to add value to everything you do. Again, congratulations, class of 2014, and very best wishes.  And remember, make good choices.

    Sincerely,

    Erroll B. Davis Jr.

    Superintendent


     
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  • Report Address Fraud and Ethics Violations

    Report address fraud: 404-802-3540 or by email outofzone@atlanta.k12.ga.us   

    Report ethics violations: 1-877-801-7754


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  • Move On When Ready

    Dual enrollment opportunity for students to attend a postsecondary institution full-time during their junior and/or senior year of high school.

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  • 21st Century Atlanta Scholars

    Congratulations! 21st Century Atlanta Scholars: Kaitlin Camp, Paris Jerome & Rifat Mursalin

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  • ALL-CITY ALL STAR GAME

    We have four students participating in the All-City All-Star game on January 7, 2012: Corey Hicks, Reginald Stevens, Rashaun Darden & Chris Lipsey.

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  • AP Scholar

    Congratulations to Rifat Mursalin our AP Scholar he earned the College Board’s AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the 2011 AP Exams.

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  • Georgia All-Star player

    We have one student participating in the Georgia All-Star: Congratulate our own, Corey Hicks

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  • Gold Medal Yearbook Committee

    The Polaris Yearbook Staff has earned a Gold Medal from the prestigious Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for the second year in a row for its 2011 “REVIVE” publication! In addition, the staff earned “All- Columbian Honors” for the reference section of the publication

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  • HTM $30K MDRC Grant recipient

    Hospitality, Tourism & Marketing SLC received a second MDRC $30,000 Grant from the U.S. Department of Education to sustained the (CAPS)Careers Academy Projects with a focus on Career Explorations, College Readiness, and Internships.

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  • JROTC & CHAMPS partnership

    The JROTC Department established a partnership with the More Than Conquerors, Inc. and Morris Brown College to implement the Collegiate Health Awareness Messages Protecting Students (CHAMPS) program. The program is designed to respond and support the need for strategic youth development, teen pregnancy prevention and service learning. The CHAMPS meet with the cadets one class period a week.

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  • KENO & FDHS

    The winner of the KENO competition was Frederick Douglass High School’s Business SLC team lead by Sedrica Stovall.

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