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Attend a Meet and Greet with New Principal Mr. Demarcos Holland

Monday, July 20, 2015, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Frederick Douglass High School
Hospitality Suite
225 Hamilton E. Holmes Drive, NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

The Atlanta Public Schools Office of High Schools invites parents, students and community stakeholders to attend a meet and greet with the new principal of Frederick Douglass High School, Mr. Demarcos Holland on Monday, July 20.

Principal Holland

Meet Mr. DeMarcos Holland – Principal of Frederick Douglass High School

The 2015-2016 school year marks eight years of school leadership for new APS principal, DeMarcos D. Holland. Since 2008, Holland has served as a principal in Fulton and Carroll counties, most recently leading Benjamin Banneker High School.

While at Banneker, Principal Holland led the establishment of the school’s Governance Council and executed a comprehensive school-wide academic recovery program, resulting in a significant increase in student course pass rate, improvement in school culture, and a 10% improvement in the graduation rate. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE



District Announcements

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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

    CPP Login Page:

    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 visit 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   

    Report ethics violations: 1-877-801-7754

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  • Move On When Ready

    Dual enrollment opportunity for students to attend a postsecondary institution full-time during their junior and/or senior year of high school.

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  • 21st Century Atlanta Scholars

    Congratulations! 21st Century Atlanta Scholars: Kaitlin Camp, Paris Jerome & Rifat Mursalin

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    We have four students participating in the All-City All-Star game on January 7, 2012: Corey Hicks, Reginald Stevens, Rashaun Darden & Chris Lipsey.

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  • AP Scholar

    Congratulations to Rifat Mursalin our AP Scholar he earned the College Board’s AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the 2011 AP Exams.

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  • Georgia All-Star player

    We have one student participating in the Georgia All-Star: Congratulate our own, Corey Hicks

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  • Gold Medal Yearbook Committee

    The Polaris Yearbook Staff has earned a Gold Medal from the prestigious Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for the second year in a row for its 2011 “REVIVE” publication! In addition, the staff earned “All- Columbian Honors” for the reference section of the publication

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  • HTM $30K MDRC Grant recipient

    Hospitality, Tourism & Marketing SLC received a second MDRC $30,000 Grant from the U.S. Department of Education to sustained the (CAPS)Careers Academy Projects with a focus on Career Explorations, College Readiness, and Internships.

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  • JROTC & CHAMPS partnership

    The JROTC Department established a partnership with the More Than Conquerors, Inc. and Morris Brown College to implement the Collegiate Health Awareness Messages Protecting Students (CHAMPS) program. The program is designed to respond and support the need for strategic youth development, teen pregnancy prevention and service learning. The CHAMPS meet with the cadets one class period a week.

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    The winner of the KENO competition was Frederick Douglass High School’s Business SLC team lead by Sedrica Stovall.

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