Urgent Letter to Parents
The State Farm Youth Advisory Board awards $50,755.00 grant to the W.K.I (Who Knows It)
There will be a district-wide FAFSA night, at Douglass High School (address below) Tuesday January 31st between 6-8pm. Washington families are invited to attend and bring the student social security number along with the custodial parent 2015 tax information to complete their FAFSA. Students and parents will take about 30-45 min to complete the FAFSA with the direct assistance of an APS College Adviser. Food will be provided. Please come to rm 2063 for more details.Douglass High School: 225 Hamilton E Holmes Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Jessica Hill and Natasha Ellis' art submission earned them 1st Place for Atlanta Public Schools grades 9-12 Cyber Security Poster Contest.
The two sisters will have their posters displayed on the Information Technology Security website, and receive a chromebook for their effort!
Student artist Zakiya Thomas' art submission earned her 1st Place in the Superintendent's
Winter Card Contest! Her card design will be used for all the APS Districts' holiday cards and will
be featured on the APS home website.
BTW Athletics - Simply the BEST!
Accomplishments in Sports 2016-2017
Boys & Girls Varsity Basketball Teams both placed 3rd in the Jackson County Post Thanksgiving Tournament in Jefferson, GA. (led by Coach Inglis Hunter, Coach Denise Wright)
The 2016-2017 Volleyball team advanced to the state playoff quarterfinals on October 22, 2016 in Savannah, GA (led by Coach Wright, Coach Mia Thrash-Miller)
Volleyball senior player Lauren Taylor was named the 2016 6AA Area Player of the Year and First Team Outside Hitter / All Team
Sabree Gallishaw was selected to the First Team Middle Hitter All Team
The 2016-2017 Softball Team made first round of state playoffs (led by Coach Hunter, Asst Coach Angela Rucker)
The BTW Cheerleaders placed 2nd overall in Class AA at the Annual Atlanta Public School Cheerleading Competition
BTW Faculty and Student Highlights
Athletics Highlight Reel
BTW Upcoming Events
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM BTW JV Basketball: BTW vs. Carver (away)
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Parent Meeting: Cafeteria
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM BTW JV Basketball: BTW vs KAC (home)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Target 2021 - Parent Summit
January 27, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM BTW Awards Day-GYM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Pep Rally