01.20 APS to Host Annual Technology and Innovation Competition, Saturday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                
January 20, 2023


APS to Host Annual Technology and Innovation Competition, Saturday

ATLANTA – Hundreds of Atlanta Public Schools’ most technologically savvy students will put their talents on display at district’s annual Technology Competition, tomorrow at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School (545 Hill Street, SE).


The APS Technology Competition is a competitive technology event for 3rd - 12th grade APS students, including charter, private, and home school students. This year’s competition will feature over 300 participants.


Students may compete in 15 different categories: 3D Modeling, Animation, Audio Production, Device Modification, Digital Game Design, Digital Photo Production, Graphic Design, Internet Applications, Mobile Apps, Multimedia Applications, Productivity Design, Programming Challenge (Grades 7-12 only), Project Programming, Robotics, and Video Production. All first-place winners will advance to the Georgia Student Technology Competition (GaSTC), an annual student technology competition produced by the Georgia Educational Technology Consortium. The GaSTC is the highest level of student technology competition in Georgia with over 750 projects, representing the work of over 1000 students, which are judged at the competition each March.


To learn more about the Atlanta Public Schools Technology and Innovation Competition, please visit  https://apstic23.weebly.com.


WHAT:      APS will host its annual Technology Competition, featuring over 300 students in grades 3-12.

WHEN:      Saturday, January 21, 2023 | 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM

WHERE:    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School | 545 Hill Street, SE


Interview Opportunities

Dr. Natasha Rachel, Director, Instructional Technology

Student competitors


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About Atlanta Public Schools

Atlanta Public Schools is one of the largest school districts in the state of Georgia, serving approximately 50,000 students across 87 schools and five programs. The District is organized into nine K-12 clusters with 64 traditional schools, 19 charter schools, six partner schools, two alternative schools and five alternative programs. To learn more about Atlanta Public Schools, follow us on social media – Twitter (@apsupdate), Facebook (Atlanta Public Schools), and Instagram (apsupdate) – or visit us online at www.atlantapublicschools.us.