After sold-out performances on the school stage in Sandy Springs, The Davis Academy took The Lion King, Jr. on the road last week to perform songs from the show to an audience at Avalon as part of the popular development’s Little Acorn’s program for preschoolers.
Seven Dunwoody High School students were named Governor’s Honors Program finalists for 2016. Natalie Clark, Erin McDuffie, Robert Watson, Brian Hanks, Rohan Narendra, Ryan Wirtz and Ria Joshi made the list in various areas including communicative arts, mathematics, social studies and world languages.
Wesleyan School lower school students, including many from Dunwoody, showcased their STEAM skills this month at an interactive event designed to give students a jump start on technology and engineering skills.
Georgia Stephens, a sixth-grader at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School, will be competing as a soloist at the 2016 World Irish Dance Championships held in Glasgow, Scotland March 21-27.
Austin students placed fourth in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl last month at Tucker High School, missing third place by only 10 points, or one question.
The UNICEF Club at Dunwoody High School hosted a visit from Ruhi Rahman, an Atlanta Community Engagements Fellow, who spoke to about ending human trafficking.
While many schools offer students a chance to learn with hands-on tactics, Wesleyan is taking it to the next level with its Veterinary Club.
Holy Innocents’ senior Briana Neal has been named one of only 657 high school seniors to be awarded full, four-year scholarships with admission to highly selective colleges through the QuestBridge National College Match.
Peter Lyons, Georgia State University’s associate provost for institutional effectiveness and a professor of social work in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, will become the first vice provost and dean of the new Perimeter College after the Board of Regents approves the consolidation of Georgia State and Georgia Perimeter College in January.
The Kennedy Piano Recital in Dunwoody presented its Winter Musical, The Nutcracker Suite, on Dec. 19 at the Cambridge Academy of Music in Johns Creek. The students played piano, acted and danced. Meghan Gunter and Katelyn Devereaux choreographed the dances. Orchestra members consisted of Adam Starks, viola; Gabrielle Jarrett, violin; Katelyn Devereaux, flute; Leslie Kennedy, piano.
At the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) fall Solo and Ensemble competitions, every participant of the Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Lower, Middle, and Upper School bands and orchestras this year earned a “Superior” from the judges, the highest possible rating. Two students passed the GMEA District V All-State audition and will be moving on to the state audition in January: Lexi Baker (Middle School) and Clarisa Colton (Upper School). In band, five students passed the GMEA District V All-State audition and will be moving on to the state audition in January: Jack Murphy and Colin Peters(Middle School), as well as Saffy Bashey, Zain Bashey, and Ben Davies (Upper School).
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