John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy Blog

The Ned Show

The Ned Show promotes positive attitudes and character building.  The presenter, Kazmo, and Ned shared a Kindness and Culture Difference video and activity with our 3rd-6th grade students.   The students learned about other cultures...

A big THANK YOU!

John R. King Students and Staff give thanks to ROTC!  Several ROTC high school students provided their services throughout our school day.  The ROTC students have set great examples by tutoring, assisting with activities, and mentoring the...

Reading, Reading, and more Reading

Ms. Harris’ class enjoys reading with Myon.com.  Myon.com has over 5000 books available for students to read, with online assessments.  Our students love it!

Pre-Kindergarten Mother’s Day Tea Party

On Thursday, May 11th, the John R. King preschoolers said, “thank you” to their Mommies, Aunties, and/or Grandmothers in a Mother’s Day Tea Party.  The guests were treated to music, cupcakes, cakes, donuts, muffins,...

Safe Routes to School

J.R. King students enjoyed riding their bikes to school on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 for Bike Day.  Thanks to our community partners and the Safe Routes to School Program for yet another success!  The Safe...

S.T.E.M. Fundraiser

Congratulations to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the J.R. King S.T.E.M. Fundraiser.  Da’jah Whitley (Grand Prize Winner) – 1st Grade, Amaya Clark – 2nd Grade, and Ta’Shaunna Chadwick – 5th Grade.

The Tuskegee Airmen International

The John R. King Middle School students had the pleasure of listening to Dr. Miguel Thornton speak about the Tuskegee Airmen.  Dr. Thornton is a member of the Tuskegee Airmen International, an organization dedicated...

Cooperative Learning

  What can we learn when we study the Earth, Sun, the Moon and the Planets? Third-graders in Mrs. White-Berry’s classroom had the opportunity to explore our Universe while working in Cooperative Learning Groups....