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Blue Tigers fill roster with MO talent

February 2, 2017 by Missouri Sports Online

Vontavious Thacker - LB, 5-11, 243 (Memphis, TN/Whitehaven High) Vontavious Thacker is out of Whitehaven High School in Memphis, TN. Vontavious anchored his defense at Whitehaven and lead them to a Tennessee Class 6A State Championship. Vontavious was ...2017 Football Team Rankings - 247Sports247Sportsall 294 news articles »

Residents fight to keep Carver High School open

October 24, 2016 by WMC Action News 5

It's a battle to keep the doors of Carver High School open. South Memphis residents said they want the school to remain open, despite the Shelby County School Board voting this summer to close the school. Monday night, parents, many of whom are Carver ...

Here's why Memphis' next round of school closings won't be just about saving money

September 12, 2016 by Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat ColoradoBudget constraints are nothing new to Tennessee's largest school district. It was longstanding deficits that prompted discussions leading to the 2013 merger of the former Memphis City Schools with its county counterpart. Shelby County Schools has cut ...

SCS considers moving alternative programs into Carver High School building

July 21, 2016 by

wreg.comThe School Board voted to close the school earlier this summer, citing low enrollment and performance issues. "It's not going to be the same," he said. Shelby County Schools said Superintendent Dorsey Hopson suggested moving two alternative programs ...

Programs to move into vacant Carver High

July 20, 2016 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealStudents will again occupy Carver High School in South Memphis this fall as Shelby County Schools plans to move two alternative school programs into the vacant building temporarily. Superintendent Dorsey Hopson said the move will allow the district to ...

SCS Board Closes Northside High Immediately

June 22, 2016 by Memphis Daily News

“The delay is being used as recruitment by charter schools.” The ninth-grade class for next year has also been rezoned to another school. With the decision to close the school immediately, all of the students zoned for Northside will be zoned to ...

Shelby County Schools says it needs to close more schools. Here are 25 that are at risk.

June 14, 2016 by Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat ColoradoDistrict officials have declined to comment on schools' utilization rates before releasing the footprint study this fall. (After this story was published, officials released a statement reiterating that they will release a plan that includes ...

Carver High ends as it began, in a segregated city

June 13, 2016 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealThat schools with disproportionate numbers of poor minority children are less likely to have experienced teachers, advanced courses and adequate resources. We don't need studies to prove it. We can just look around. The city's best performing high ...

Carver High Closing Likely Not Last

June 12, 2016 by Memphis Daily News

Memphis Daily NewsOver the last 30 years, there have been proposals to close Carver High School. The nearly 60-year-old South Memphis high school survived them all until last week when Shelby County Schools board members voted to close it effective immediately. The ...

Here are Memphis schools closed since 2012

June 10, 2016 by Chalkbeat Tennessee

Chalkbeat TennesseeTen-year-old Briana Davis is among the beneficiaries. Before joining New Ballet's class, she danced throughout her mom's house, just a short walk from Dunbar in the city's historic African-American community of Orange Mound. Now, Briana is among about ...

Carver High School Closes Permanently

June 9, 2016 by Memphis Daily News

Hopson pointed to achievement test scores as well as the low enrollment that makes it more difficult to offer the variety of courses needed for a high school. The Carver students who did not graduate in May will be zoned to attend Hamilton High School ...

Carver High School closing

June 9, 2016 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealThis year's graduates of George Washington Carver High School in South Memphis will be its last after the Shelby County School Board of Education voted Thursday afternoon to close the severely under-enrolled school. The board voted 5-3 to close the ...

After 59-year run in South Memphis, Carver High School is officially closed

June 9, 2016 by Chalkbeat Tennessee

“Under these conditions, I cannot in good conscience delay closure even for a year,” he said. Carver was one of 15 remaining schools without a turnaround plan on Tennessee's original list of 69 Memphis priority schools, issued in 2012 to identify the ...

School Board votes to close Carver High School, may reconsider Northside's 2017 closure

June 9, 2016 by

wreg.comMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Shelby County School Board voted to close Carver High School during a special meeting Thursday. Carver High School supporters packed the School Board meeting on Thursday, hoping for their school to remain open. During the public ...

SCS delays Northside closure 1 year; holds off on Carver vote

May 16, 2016 by Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Commercial AppealAfter easy first-round votes to close four Shelby County Schools last month, the board backed off on two of those Monday, voting to close Northside, but not until next year, and delaying a vote on Carver High. Messick Adult Center and Memphis Health ...

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