Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Police: Eighth grader brought plastic gun to school.
A 13-year-old boy was arrested and charged with bringing a gun to Inman Middle School, earlier this month. The boy, who was not named because he is a minor, brought the black-handled, silver colored, plastic gun to the school on May 1, according to a police report about the incident. While Inman is in Virginia-Highland and gets kids from that neighborhood as well as Morningside, it draws students from Candler Park, Inman Park, Lake Claire and Old Fourth Ward. The boy displayed the gun to different students around the school and another student reported it to school officials. Inman administrators pulled the student from his class, found the plastic gun inside his bookbag in his locker and summoned police. The boy's mother was subsequently …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Atlanta Public Schools’ Superintendent Erroll B. Davis is expected to attend and discuss middle school capacity issues.
At the start of the school year, Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll B. Davis Jr. delivered a state-of-the-district address that outlined the challenges and work the system faced. Now, school principals will hold their own forums to provide an update on the state of the schools in each cluster. APS leaders in the East cluster will discuss the academic offerings in the schools and answer questions at a Feb. 7 meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Grady High School. One of the hot topics among parents in East Atlanta Patch, is the status of a sixth grade academy to relieve overcrowding at Inman Middle School. Inman pulls students from Mary Lin Elementary in Candler Park and Hope-Hill Elementary in Old Fourth Ward, as well as schools in…
Friday, November 2, 2012
Inman is one of four middle schools statewide so recognized.
Friday, November 2, 2012
The Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools congratulates Inman Middle School for being named to the Georgia Department of Education's list of Highest-Performing Schools. Inman Middle School was only one of four middle schools statewide who earned this distinction and only one of two Atlanta Public Schools named to this list. "These schools are shining examples of what we can achieve in public education in Georgia," State School Superintendent John Barge said in a statement. "I want to take what's working in our Reward Schools and replicate that in every school in the state. These are the schools making education work for all Georgians." In February, the state of Georgia received a federal waiver from complying with the accountability …
Monday, October 29, 2012
Group expected to give final recommendations on relieving overcrowding at Inman Middle School soon.
A task force charged with coming up with recommendations to relieve overcrowding at Inman Middle School is expected to give their recommendations to Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll B. Davis Jr. soon. Davis, speaking to a group of parents in the Grady High cluster of schools, made his remarks last week at a meeting of the Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools. The task force, which is scheduled to meet for the eighth time Oct. 30, is looking at several alternatives such as a standalone sixth grade or eighth grade academy to relieve Inman Middle's capacity issues. This school year, Inman Middle is projected to have 1,034 students, which is 118 percent of its capacity. By 2021, the school is expected to be at 158 percent of…
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
A task force looking at overcrowding at Inman Middle School meets Tuesday, and APS Superintendent Erroll Davis is scheduled to attend.
What should be done about overcrowding at Inman Middle School? A task force is discussing just that. They will meet Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 9 a.m. at the school, and Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis is expected to attend. There is no agenda for the meeting, but the group is charged with providing community input into the capacity of Inman Middle School, said Atlanta Public Schools spokesman Keith Bromery. This school year, Inman Middle is projected to have 1,034 students, which is 118 percent of its capacity. By 2021, the school is expected to be at 158 percent of capacity. In short, the school is too crowded and will only become more so over the next decade. The task force has been meeting twice a month since July to …