School Visit Showcase

In the last two weeks, two U.S. Congressmen and Nashville’s Mayor took time out of their busy schedules to tour our charter schools. Thanks to Congressman Chuck Fleischmann, Congressman Diane Black and Mayor Dean your visits! Congressman Fleischmann visited Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy last Tuesday to learn more about their academic gains. CGLA earned Reward […]

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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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