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

George Washington Carver High School, an anchor of the Riverview neighborhood of South Memphis since the late 1950s, is the latest casualty of closings ...



Carver High to partly retain name as new use begins for closed Memphis school  Chalkbeat Tennessee

While the recently closed Carver High School will have students again this fall by housing two alternative programs, the building will keep its name — sort of.



Carver High ends as it began, in a segregated city  Memphis Commercial Appeal

George Washington Carver High School was opened in 1957, a product of a racially segregated society.



SCS considers moving alternative programs into Carver High School building  wreg.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- There could be new life for the building that housed Carver High School in South Memphis. The district may combine two programs and ...



SCS votes to close Carver High School  WMC Action News 5

Shelby County Schools voted to close Carver High School during a meeting held Thursday. District administrators opted to close the school based on its ...



Supporters of shuttered Memphis Carver High not giving up yet  Chalkbeat Tennessee

In a Baptist church a short walk from Carver High School, attorneys shared their game plan Tuesday evening for a potential lawsuit against Shelby County's ...



GRAD Academy Memphis to close after school year  WMC Action News 5

After five years under contract with the Achievement School District, Grad Academy, formerly South Side High School, will close at the end of the school year.



Sanders, (SFC)(Ret) Robert "Bob"  Dothan Eagle

Sergeant First Class (SFC) (Ret) Robert "Bob" Sanders transitioned to his eternal glory, Monday, July 7, 2018. He was 82. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. ...



50 years later: Teachers, students recall how Martin Luther King's death changed their lives and classrooms  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Memphis has a special, painful relationship with the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. It was here, on April 4, 1968, that the iconic civil rights leader was ...



Here are Memphis schools closed since 2012  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Amid shrinking enrollment, under-utilized buildings and annual budget shortfalls, school closures have become an annual event in Memphis.



Art by Art  Memphis Flyer

Art Covington began selling his artwork when he was five years old. He copied cartoon characters. "I did Popeye and Mighty Mouse, and I would take them to my ...



Half of Memphis schools closed since 2012 stand empty, with more closures on the way  Chalkbeat Colorado

Other schools closed since 2012 have been repurposed or turned into alternative and charter schools. Check out our map to see what happened to each one.



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

As the district embarks on a process to cut costs by closing schools, two dozen Memphis schools already have three strikes against them.



SCS to close three charter schools & begin closure process for three schools  wreg.com

"Our schools are part of the neighborhoods. They're part of the communities, and just because we have budget issues that force us to close them, doesn't mean ...



Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...



Jefferson St. Merchant, Former Council Member Edward Whitmore, Sr. Dies  tntribune.com

By Reginald Stuart. NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville bid farewell this week to one of its long time Jefferson Street merchants and former city council member ...



Brett Oates, founder, celebrates 10 years with Silver Glovez baseball camp  Birmingham Times

For the past 10 years, Brett Oates has been able to turn his love of sports into something that benefits the community. The 55-year-old founder of Silver Glovez, ...



Both high school closures approved by Shelby County this year are getting a second look  Chalkbeat Tennessee



What four faces would be on a Memphis sports Mount Rushmore?  The Commercial Appeal

Picking a Mount Rushmore for Memphis sports is a thankless task, if only because there are far more than four people who have left an indelible mark on the ...



17 schools have closed since Shelby County Schools merger  WMC Action News 5

Seventeen schools have closed in Shelby County since the municipalities split in 2013.



More Black Students, and Memphis Students, Suspended in Tennessee Schools  Memphis Daily News

Half of suspensions across Tennessee in the 2014-15 school year were handed out in just 8 percent of schools, many of which serve black students in Memphis.



South Memphis Makeover | The Fly-By | Memphis News and Events  Memphis Flyer

Mayor's Innovation Delivery Team is leading efforts to boost business in South Memphis.



Can school closures boost academic achievement? Memphis school leaders track students to find out  Chalkbeat Colorado

As Shelby County Schools seeks to make school closures more about boosting academic achievement than cutting costs, district leaders are tracking the ...



Man found shot to death in car in South Memphis driveway  The Commercial Appeal

MPD is investigating a fatal shooting in South Memphis Wednesday morning.



In Memphis and Nashville, here are the schools eligible — and no longer eligible — for state intervention  Chalkbeat Colorado

Tennessee's Achievement School District (ASD) plans to expand its footprint in Memphis and Nashville under the state's school improvement initiative, but it's ...



Alternative program gives troubled youth a second chance  wreg.com

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Three Wooddale High School students will get a second chance after getting caught gambling and fighting in the cafeteria. They've ...



Tennessee students more likely to be suspended if they're black boys — or live in Memphis  Chalkbeat Colorado

The latest data shows half of suspensions in the 2014-15 school year were handed out in just 8 percent of schools, many of which serve black students in ...



Low enrollment a telltale for closing Memphis schools. Here's what the numbers show.  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The average Memphis school shuttered in recent years was using 44 percent of building capacity, compared with 91 percent across the district.



Memphis professor is first African American to lead American Psychiatric Association  The Commercial Appeal

Dr. Altha Stewart, an associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, is the first first African American slated ...



Zach Randolph returns with love for Memphis  The Commercial Appeal

Zach Randolph signed a two-year, $24 million dollar contract with the Sacramento Kings, ending his time in Memphis. Grizzlies fans and Memphians alike were ...



Born in the Projects, Norman Fights for Social Justice  Memphis Daily News

Keith Norman makes a habit of rising before the sun – and no wonder. As vice president of government affairs at Baptist Memorial Health Care and president of ...



Class is In  Memphis Daily News

For Collierville Schools superintendent John Aitken, the demerger of public schools in Shelby County didn't become “real” until teachers reported the week ...



We've Got Your Number: From Peyton Manning to Eddie George to Penny Hardaway, the top jerseys in Tennessee history  The Tennessean

Peyton Manning's No. 16 uniform is forever engrained in the history of sports in our state. The same could be said for Penny Hardaway's No. 25 at Memphis ...



White Backed Up Big Talk For UTC  GoMocs.com

The UTC Athletics Department and the Chattanooga Times Free Press will release one member of the McKenzie Arena 25th Anniversary Team each day ...



Where Do We Go From Here? | School Choice  Memphis Flyer

In last week's "Politics" column, I tried to sketch out the itinerary that brought us from a sense of distracted unconcern about Shelby County's two co-existing ...



Nation's Top 100 Indoor Track & Field Returnees - Boys Sprints/Hurdles  milesplit.com

Check out the nation's top 100 indoor track & field returnees in the boys sprints and hurdles. Burncoat (MA) senior Rodney Agyare-May brings back the fastest ...



A Complete List Of The 142 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  MTV.com

by Katie Kausch. Today's mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon brought the number of school shootings this year to 45. Since the ...



Elite 11 Atlanta: Top quarterback recruits throw for chance at finals  SB Nation

Live updates from the Elite 11 quarterback recruit competition in Atlanta.



Zach Randolph had two pounds of weed? That's a problem, if so  The Commercial Appeal

It was easier to laugh off Zach Randolph getting busted for weed until TMZ reported he had two pounds.



Audit of Everytown’s Claimed 200+ School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  Bearing Arms

Yesterday, Hayley Miller, a reporter for the Huffington Post, uncritically regurgitated an Everytown claim that there have been 200 school shootings since the ...



Zach Randolph leaves Grizzlies for Kings and that's no bluff  The Commercial Appeal

Grizzlies free-agent forward Zach Randolph agreed to a two-year, $24 million deal with the Sacramento Kings.



Complete list of all Georgia college football signees  MaxPreps

Carver High School didn't win the state championship in football that it wanted this past season, but the victory on Signing Day was almost as sweet for this ...



Grizzlies host Lakers as part of NBA's Martin Luther King Jr. Day showcase schedule  The Commercial Appeal

The Grizzlies will open their 2017-18 regular season Oct. 18 at home against the New Orleans Pelicans, the NBA announced Monday evening. The defending ...



Zach Randolph could be banned by NBA if convicted of felony marijuana charge  The Commercial Appeal

Former Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph could face similar penalties ex-teammate O.J. Mayo received in terms of being banned from the NBA for ...



Grizzlies to retire Zach Randolph's jersey  The Commercial Appeal

In an emotional open letter to Z-Bo, the franchise says number 50 will never be worn by any other member of the Memphis Grizzlies.



US Top 50 Boys Indoor Rankings: Union Catholic 1st Under 8 Minutes In 4x800  MileSplit

Check out the US top 50 boys indoor rankings as of January 17th. The Union Catholic boys were the first team in the country to break 8 minutes in the 4x800 this ...



Guns in America After Newtown  BillMoyers.com

Take a by-the-numbers look at gun deaths, school shootings, public opinion and legislation in the year since Sandy Hook.



Coach Fizdale happy with Grizzlies' direction  The Commercial Appeal

Grizzlies coach David Fizdale talks about the team's new direction.



MLGW bills: Software glitch, not Z-Bo donation, causes billing snafu  The Commercial Appeal

MLGW says a software glitch and social media rumors of a donation from Zach Randolph have led to mass confusion about utility bills.



Kings' Zach Randolph charged with marijuana possession, resisting arrest  USA TODAY

Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph had the lone felony charge from his Aug. 9 arrest on marijuana possession reduced to a misdemeanor, according to ...



Who Won The Nation This Week? Trey Cunningham Is More Than A National Record Breaking Hurdler  MileSplit

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Columbine to Oregon's Umpqua College: A tragic list of school shootings since 1999  Westword

Update: Periodically, we've compiled rosters of school shootings that have taken place since the attack on Columbine High School — and such incidents appear ...



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