Atlanta Public Schools is closed through Spring Break, at least until Monday, April 13.

  • Atlanta Public Schools CLOSED starting Monday, March 16

    While there are no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Atlanta Public Schools (APS), based on the recommendation and guidance provided by Governor Brian Kemp on Thursday, March 12, APS will close all schools and offices effective Monday, March 16. We anticipate that, at a minimum, District schools and offices will remain closed for at least two weeks and potentially extend beyond Spring Break (April 6 – 10).

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    Student Enrollment Information

    • Families new to the APS district can complete enrollment online throughout the district closure HERE.
    • Pending enrollments will be finalized centrally by the Office of Student Assignment & Records.
    • School-based enrollment staff will receive a new student roster via email.
    • New students will begin after the district re-opens.
    • For any questions, contact the Office of Student Assignment at 404-802-2233.

    APS Facilities (including playgrounds and fields!) are CLOSED.

    Brandon families and friends: Please keep in mind that all APS facilities are closed for the health and safety of our community to further prevent the spread of COVID-19. This includes parking lots, playgrounds, gyms, and fields. As you know social distancing is our most effective strategy at this time and it takes all of us doing our part. Please ensure your children are not coming onto the school grounds to congregate during this time. Thank you for your ongoing efforts to keep our entire community safe. As a reminder you can stay updated on all the Districts efforts at

  • A Message from Principal Jay Bland

    In the effort to be as transparent as possible, I want to keep you in the loop on everything that has been happening in our district and school.  By now, you of course have heard the news about our school system moving to virtual on-line learning for the next two weeks and possibly more. What this means is that our teachers, faculty and staff are still clocking in remotely, monitoring student work, participating in virtual meetings and planning with each other as normal.  Of course, there is flexibility involved in this. Many of them, including myself, have young children that will be at home as well! Trying to balance the workload of pushing out assignments, grading, meeting, managing time cards and district expectations above all else is challenging and requires much flexibility! Please bear with us as we work to make this time away from the school building a success.  

    Here are a couple of pointers that can help you along the way: 

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    2020-2021 Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Applications

    Are you interested in enrolling your rising Kindergartener or 1st Grader in the Morris Brandon DLI Program? The DLI application process will open on Monday March 9.

    Learn more about the program and the application process NOW.

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    Night of the Arts @ PC Gym
    Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    NIGHT OF THE ARTS – Save the date: March 31 from 5-7pm in the PC Gym. We are excited to bring back this Brandon tradition that is held every other year at our school. So mark your calendars and plan to bring the entire family to celebrate all that the Brandon arts have to offer! And be on the lookout to be able to pre-purchase your child’s art so you don’t have to wait in line at the event. We can’t wait to celebrate the arts with you!

    GO TEAM Meeting @ Primary Center, room 057
    Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

    Public Comment will be open at this meeting.

    NO SCHOOL – Spring Break
    Apr 6 – Apr 10 all-day

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    Student Health Alerts

    Did you know? APS provides Student Health Alerts via links to current releases from the Department of Public Health, including updated information on Covid-19.

    In addition, Superintendent Meria Carstarphen shared some APS-specific information on her blog.


    PowerUp Summer Programs by Atlanta Public Schools is a comprehensive portfolio of summer enrichment programs available at schools throughout the district.

    The North Atlanta Cluster Elementary schools will be offering STEAM Summer Camps for rising 3rd through rising 5th grade students.



     Declarations for the 2020-2022 Parent/Guardian and Instructional Staff seats are OPEN until Friday, February 28. All GO Teams will have 2 parent/guardian seats and 2 non-supervisory instructional staff seats up for election. Do you want to serve on your GO Team? You may run if:

    • Your term is ending on 6/30/2020
    • You meet the eligibility criteria
    • You have served only 1 consecutive term on your current GO Team

    Find more information about candidate qualifications, GO Team elections, and additional information about GO Teams in the GO Team Handbook. Other questions? Call  (404.802.2885)

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