• Dr. Carstarphen's Townhall 4/17/20

    Posted by Paula Boston on 4/15/2020

    Dr. Carstarphen will be hosting another Town Hall meeting this Friday, April 17th at 12 noon.  Please click on either the English or the Spanish version. See links below.


    APS Town Hall- Friday, April 17th English click here

    APS Town Hall-Friday, April 17th Spanish click here

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  • Free Wifi from Comcast/Xfinity

    Posted by Paula Boston on 3/20/2020

    Free WiFi from Comcast/XFinity

    • Beginning today, Comcast/XFinity is providing free Wi-Fi across the county.

    Xfinity WiFi Free for Everyone: Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots, and then launch a browser.

    • Comcast/XFinity also continues to offer their Internet Essentials programs including free Wi-Fi for two months.  (Same program offered at the Back-to-School Bash.)
      • Students/families can sign-up for free internet for 2 months at https://www.internetessentials.com/
      • After the first 2 free months, families can receive internet service for $9.95 per month
      • “Once you are an internet Essentials customer,” families can purchase a laptop for $149.99.
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  • Important School Information to Know During School Closure

    • The main office is not currently staffed, so no one is available to answer the phone. Therefore, to contact the main office during school closure, please email RiversFrontOffice@atlanta.k12.ga.us
    • The deadline to submit Census Forms for next year’s registration is postponed. Please keep the completed forms, which can be submitted at a later time. 
    • Teachers have recorded third quarter grades this week, but distribution of report cards—originally scheduled for this Friday—will be postponed. You can access your child’s grades at any time using the Infinite Campus portal. If you need assistance with logging-into Infinite Campus as a parent, please contact Trubic@atlanta.k12.ga.us.
    • Please check the Atlanta Public School’s website for important updates about Covid-19 and check the Coronavirus tab at https://www.atlantapublicschools.us/rivers for announcements and resources.

    LYFT Assistance


    • Passengers must call 211 to request a ride
    • Once in a lifetime round  trip
    • Rides are only scheduled between 8am to 6pm Mon - FRI
    • If a ride gets missed, it counts towards the once in a lifetime trip and cannot be rescheduled
    • Drop off address must be within a 25 mile radios from the original pick up address
    • Clients will need to provide their own child car seat (if they need one).
    • There are no special vehicles to accommodate disabled clients. Clients in wheelchairs, must be foldable and able to fit their wheelchair in a regular 4-door sedan.

    Types of Rides Available:

    • FOOD ACCESS: Food pantry, grocery store
    • HEALTHCARE: Any time of non-emergency medical appointment such as medical, vision or dental appointments, ER return home, behavioral health (substance abuse rehab, mental health services), physical therapy, to and from VA or access to other non-emergency healthcare services.
    • EMPLOYMENT: Job interviews, job fairs, job training or completing other pre-employment steps like fingerprinting.
    • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Appointment to apply for financial or public assistance