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Capitol View, Capitol View Manor, and Sylvan Hills Neighborhood Associations held a joint cleanup on Saturday, February 16th. The group worked at cleaning up trash and leaves from Dill Avenue to Murphy Avenue, parts of Metropolitan Ave, Desoto, Deckner, and Perkerson Park. We filled a dumpster with waste and collected close to 100 tires laying […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Highlights from the NPU-X meeting 2/11/13 (From Steve Williams, NPU-X rep for CVNA) Pubic Works is enforcing illegal signs on poles and public right of ways ordinances and are removing the signs. Sylvan Hills had the highest crime rate last month. The new Zone 3 Police Precinct will be built at the corner of Metropolitan […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On Saturday, JULY 28TH community members over 150 residents came out to enjoy free popsicles in the summer heat and learn more about the neighborhood association, elementary school, and Friends of Perkerson Park. The new Principal of Perkerson Elementary, Shawn Bender and Assistant Principal, Dr. Nikea Hurt, and the new executive director of our cluster, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Sylvan Hills Neighborhood Association organized a cleanup from 8:30-10:30AM for the streets that surround Perkerson Elementary school so the surrounding area would look nice for August 6th, the first day of school. The first day of school is always a special one and the children should be welcomed back with a clean school grounds […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Matthew McWilliams, who writes the blog Southwest Atlanta Neighbor, wrote a nice piece on the last neighborhood community meeting with about the re-purposing of Capitol View Elementary. He has also posted the audio from the meeting. NPU-X will be voting on the recommendation at the Monday, July 9th meeting at Stewart-Lakewood library. http://swatsmatt.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/re-imagining-capitol-view-elementary-ad-hoc-committee-mulls-proposals-offers-recommendation/Continue Reading... No Comments.
On July 31, voters in metro Atlanta will decide whether to support a penny sales tax to fund $6.14 billion in critical road and transit projects over the next 10 years in Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties. These projects were selected by a roundtable of local officials including […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Ruth and the Green Book, by Calvin Alexander Ramsey, is a children’s book which takes place in the 1950’s during the time of Jim Crow laws when African-Americans met serious challenges traveling through the south. Ruth and her family were aided by the The Negro Motorist Green Book, which informed them of businesses that would […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Patch and READKIDDOREAD: Check out the kid’s reading lists for summer Patch has teamed up with James Patterson’s READKIDDOREAD program to bring you reading lists for every age. Here, James Patterson’s summer reading picks for tweens and teens, ages 11-up. http://cascade.patch.com/articles/summer-reading-list-for-tweens-and-teens-11-up-48e0bd17?ncid=newsltuspatc00000001 Atlanta Public Schools is looking for a new person to become principal of North […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Registration for STATE-FUNDED PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM 2012-2013 Registration dates and locations for pre-kindergarten Lottery are upon us. Fortunately, all the elementary schools in our (Carver) cluster will be offering Head Start Pre-K programs. This includes Perkerson, Gideons, and Finch Elementary Schools. Please click here to see the flyer with registration requirements and required documents for eligibility […]Continue Reading... No Comments.