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2016 Graduation Reminders
Date: Thursday, May, 26, 2016   Time: 1:00 P.M.
Georgia World Congress Center
Tickets are Required
 

Tickets are required for entry into Hall B4.  Seating is first come, first served.  Tickets are provided to graduates in advance of the ceremony and will not be available on commencement day.  Please make sure guests receive tickets in advance.  Guests will not be permitted to pass tickets across the entrance to Hall B4.  If tickets for a group are held by one individual and the group will not enter Hall B together, that individual will need to leave tickets at Ticket Central (near the Hall B4 entrance) for other members of their group to pick up upon arrival.

·Everyone should be in his/her seat at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremony.  Doors will close for the processional and will not reopen until after the Presentation of Colors.

·Once admitted to Hall B4, no in and out will be permitted.

·Refrain from bringing large bags, over-sized purses and backpacks in the Georgia World Congress Center.

·No food or balloons will be allowed in Hall B4.

·Handicap parking is available in Red Parking Deck.  Attendees can also drop off/pick up in front of the building but cannot leave vehicles unattended.                                                      

· Driving directions to the Red Parking Deck can be found here: http://www.gwcc.com/directions/directions/BuildingB.aspx

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Congratulations to Cadet 1st Sgt. Markail Brooks for receiving the Principal's Leadership Award during our Annual Awards Day Ceremony! 
 
 
The 2015 CCRPI scores were released and
its GREAT NEWS!
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Below you'll find a summary of CCRPI scores
for 2014 and 2015:

Washington Small Schools         2014 CCRPI Score

Early College                                 75.5

Banking and Finance                     54.1

Health, Sci and Nutrition               55.2

                                   Average:      61.6

 

First Year as One School            2015 CCRPI Score

Washington HS                            68.5**

If you consider the average of the three small schools,

Washington experienced a +6.9 increase in our CCRPI score!
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BTW Senior Jacque' Henley was chosen to play and represent the United St
on the AFW (American Football Worldwide) ELITE high school select team that
will travel to Italy March 19 - 27. 
 
While touring this fascinating country, he will practice daily preparing for
the culminating event - the USA team against the Italian national U-19 team in Milan on March 26.   
Congratulations Jacque! 
 
  Let the GAMES Begin!!!
 Jacque

 
 
 
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Greetings Washington Family!

We have positive news to report: Atlanta Public Schools’ graduation rate increased by 12.4 percentage points to 71.5%. We also closed our gap between APS and the State by 6.1 percentage points 

We are very excited to share that Washington's Graduation Rate increased from 67.4% to 76.8%!

Way to go Bulldogs!

 
 
 
 
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Click here for the 2015-2016 Teacher Tutorial Schedule 
 
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Atlanta Virtual Academy 
 
Atlanta Public School District and Atlanta Virtual Academy is currently offering online courses free of charge!  Atlanta Virtual Academy is an online program that offers over 50 courses, from Pre-Calculus to AP Psychology. The online courses are available to students who want to get ahead or retake classes to make up for credits lost.  Registration ends on August 21st. For more information about Atlanta Virtual Academy and the virtual programs available, stop by your counselor’s office or visit Atlanta Virtual Academy’s website.

 

AVA Dates:

Registration: August 3rd-August 21st

Classes Start: August 14th

Classes End: December 17th

 

Parent Informational Sessions


 

Go to the AVA webpage to download additional information
 
  
 
Booker T. Washington seniors Antwarn Sanders and D'Ariel Myrick participate in a student roundtable discussion with President
Booker T. Washington seniors Antwarn Sanders and D'Ariel Myrick participate in a student roundtable discussion with President Obama.

 Booker T. Washington

High School
"Celebrating 90 Years of Tradition"
 
Booker T. Washington High School, named for the famous educator, opened in September 1924 under the auspices of the Atlanta Board of Education, with the late Charles Lincoln Harper as principal. It is the first public high school for African-Americans in the state of Georgia and the Atlanta Public Schools.  
 
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Booker T. Washington High School Administration
Dr. Tasharah Wilson, Principal 
Mr. Robert Clark, Assistant Principal 
Ms. Tracy Harrell, Assistant Principal
Mr. Joseph Harris, Assistant Principal 
Ms. Kimberly Moore, Assistant Principal  
 
 
 
Gifted and Talented - How is my child identified as gifted?
http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/Page/21037

Screening and Referral Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkKHZfKWIWU

Gifted and Talented - How will my child be served?
http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/Page/21415


High School Redesign Podcast:

http://www.atlanta.k12.ga.us/cms/lib/GA01000924/Centricity/Domain/8419/PPT%20HS%20Options%20for%202014-2015%20podcast.wmv
 
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 BTW celebrates 
Positive
Behavior 
Intervention
Strategies
with a FUN FRIDAY Event!!
 PBIS
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The African American Male Initiative has made a positive impact on the students at Booker T. Washington High School. The young men involved with this initiative take noticeable pride in their affiliation with the group. State Farm Insurance has taken notice, and their donation of $60,000 is going to further strengthen the impact made of this program, at Booker T. Washington HS!
 
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District Announcements

  • APS Charter System Video


     

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  • August 1, 2015

    Parents’ Right To Know

    Dear APS Parents and Guardians:

    Welcome back to the 2015-2016 school year.  All schools are required by federal law under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965(ESEA), to let you know about your child’s teachers’ qualifications.  We want you to know that it is your right to request the following information about your child’s teachers’ training and credentials:

    • Whether the teacher met the state requirements from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for certification for the grade level and subject area which they teach;
    • Whether the teacher is teaching under an emergency or other temporary status through which Georgia qualification or certification criteria have been waived;
    • What undergraduate or graduate degree(s) the teacher holds; including graduate certificates and additional degrees, and major(s) or area(s) of concentration; and whether your child is provided services by paraprofessionals, and if so, their qualifications.

    Please know that the staff at your child’s school is committed to helping your child reach his or her highest academic potential throughout their school career.  That commitment includes making sure that all of our teachers and paraprofessionals are highly skilled and are providing quality instruction to your child.

    If you wish to request information concerning your child’s teachers’ qualifications, please contact your child’s principal, by phone or email, using the information provided on your school’s website.


     

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  • APS Pilots Online Enrollment System Beginning July 6

    Atlanta Public Schools is piloting during July 6-10, 2015 an online enrollment system that parents can use to enroll new students online, when and where it is most convenient for them, and in just a few minutes.  Parents will have the ability to enter the student’s enrollment information and securely upload documents before visiting the school to finalize enrollment. 

    The online enrollment system allows parents to pre-populate their child's enrollment information and confidentially upload scans or PDFs of forms like birth certificates or immunization records to create their preliminary enrollment record. The system also uses the information to determine the student's neighborhood school and can forward it directly to the school or enrollment site.  Parents will then visit the school or enrollment site to complete the process and present residency documents and student documents, such as certified birth certificates, social security cards and immunization records, to staff to review and confirm their authenticity.

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  • Infinite Campus Parent and Student Portal

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    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
    CLICK HERE to create a unique username and password.
     

    Click the links below for more information on:


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  • The Family 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 without con­sent.

    One 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.

    Also, upon 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 or transfer. 

    For more 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). 


     
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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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