Pencil Partners Celebrate Back to School

Students are back to school today at Smithson Craighead Academy elementary! Along with the excitement of SCA’s new school building to explore, this morning each student walked in the doors with an enthusiastic warm welcome from a group of Avenue Bank employees. Balloons, high-fives, school supplies, orange juice and even Shipley’s donuts welcomed students and […]

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Bobby White’s Focus on Frayser

Across Memphis individuals and organizations are working hard to bring life to the parts of town that need a little extra attention. Capital development projects such as Crosstown Memphis in Midtown are bringing life back to historic buildings. Social campaigns such as Choose 901 are making it a priority to share the unique reasons to make Memphis […]

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National Awards for Going Green in Chattanooga

Curriculum at Ivy Academy empowers students to become stewards of the environment – of the state’s abundant natural forests, mountains and streams. This unique focus on the environment has brought national recognition, with last year’s Green Ribbon award from the U.S. Department of Education and this year’s “Rookie of the Year” award for the National […]

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Proof Point Day: College Begins in Kindergarten

When we picture a graduation, we picture high school students embarking on college and college students embarking on the real world. Graduation looks different at Purpose Prep. Today, the inaugural kindergarten class celebrated graduation by shouting well-rehearsed multiples of 2s, 5s, 10s and 25s to a crowd of overjoyed family members and community supporters. They recited the […]

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Summers at Soulsville Allow Opportunities for Growth

One hundred percent of  The Soulsville Charter School senior class has been accepted to a four-year university. This is the third year in a row that Soulsville has ensured that senior students not only graduate from high school, but graduate college-bound. The game-changer is the school’s College and Alumni Support Team, that works tirelessly to ensure […]

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