Recent Posts by Meghan Parham

More on the APS Redistricting from our Neighborhoods…

Springdale, Morningside Parents Voice Concerns Over APS Redistricting Thursday night meeting kicked off discussions of proposed changes By Jaclyn Hirsch Springdale Park parents crowded around the proposed maps to discuss options with a demographer. Parents stood on chairs and platforms to join in the discussion Thursday night. A study of Atlanta Public Schools future enrollment…
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Holiday Wine Picks Courtesy of Local Wine Expert: Steve Brooks

Looking for a great holiday wine? For a gift or for a celebration, these red wines are all under $15 and will impress any wine connoisseur. They can be found at the Dekalb Farmer's Market and your local grocery store. 1. Marques de la Concordia - crianza 2007 - Spain - $12 2. Pietra Santa…
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Please Read: Candler Park Position Statement Regarding School Redistricting

Full text can also be found by clicking here. Last night, CPNO held a special meeting to gain consensus around school redistricting options. The position statement below summarizes the recommendations that emerged from that meeting. This purpose of this statement is three-fold: 1) To make Candler Park's preferences known to APS stakeholders and demographers and…
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Teaching Gratitude

by Laurie Whitehead, Registered Mediator As the holiday season is upon us, children of all ages are writing their lists of all the things they want to receive. While receiving is certainly a fun part of each child's holiday tradition, this is also a great time to teach your child the art of gratitude. Research…
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Investors…Don’t Turn your Backs on Short Sales

A Niche In the Short Sale Game by Ken Corsini When I think about the opportunities and marketing efforts associated with short sales, I picture the typical family who has fallen victim to this recession. Perhaps it’s a husband whose job has been eliminated, resulting in the inability to pay the mortgage. Or, maybe it’s…
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Demographics: Where Are We and What Can I Do?

Where we are: The APS-hired demographer's presentation was held on Thursday Dec 1 at Parkside elementary. At that open meeting they presented the four options that have been concluded from their research based on the APS criteria set forth: class size, current school capacity, consensus data, etc. See notes to meeting presentation, maps and options:…
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Holiday Gift Market—Women for Women

Location: Gould Residence-Virginia Highland, 976 Highland View Hours: Fri 7-9pm (Meet the Artists), Sat 10-5pm, Sun 12-5pm. Featuring Amalia Designs, Annie Nichols, Beatrice Bensimon, Bhutan Baskets, Celtic Soul Craft, Children Inspiring Hope, Coleccion Luna, Craftstudio, Earth Mama Remedies, Emily Ayers, Jack Rabbit Creations, Jennifer Weissman, Lesley Ann Price, Lisa Bliss, Lynn Cross Designs, Madeline Burdine…
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