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As students look for additional help with ACT prep, Memphis library pilots new program  Chalkbeat Tennessee

When Sierra Hall took the ACT last school year, she remembers, “It didn't go good.” Or at least, not as well as the Ridgeway High School senior had hoped.



Ridgeway High School Featured In NFL’s “We Ready” Promotional Spot  www.localmemphis.com

Have you checked out the Ridgeway High School football team's new NFL commercial? That's right. The team is featured in the “We Ready” promotional spot.



Ridgeway High players featured in NFL commercial  WMC

A new NFL commercial is all the talk of the town in Memphis.



How a Memphis high school football team became part of an NFL Playoffs commercial  The Commercial Appeal

As the rain poured and lightning flashed outside, the Ridgeway High football players sat dressed in full pads and uniforms in silence indoors, with one voice ...



Gun found in student's backpack at Memphis high school  FOX13 Memphis

A gun was found inside a Memphis high school student's backpack Wednesday.



Girl attacked by unknown women inside Ridgeway High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two women entered the Ridgeway High School cafeteria Thursday morning, attacked a female student, then drove away, according to the ...



MPD officers called to Ridgeway High School  WMC Action News 5

Memphis police officers were at Ridgeway High School Thursday morning speaking with students about a fight that happened on Wednesday, according to ...



Amazon ‘future engineer’ program launches at 7 Mid-South schools  WMC

Amazon announced Wednesday that it will fund computer science courses in more than one thousand schools across the country, including some here in the ...



How Did Adult Get Away With Posing As Teen In Memphis School?  WREG.com - Memphis news & weather from WREG Television, News Channel 3

Parents wonder how school didn't know basketball student was actually a grown man.



Historical Marker at LeMoyne-Owen College placed in honor of college students sit in against racial segregatio  WMC

On March 8, 1960, seven students sat at the lunch counter of McClellan's Variety Store Downtown in effort to fight against racial segregation.



International Paper donates $10K in feminine hygiene products to Shelby County Schools  WMC

International Paper is helping to address a critical need in Shelby County Schools--feminine hygiene.



Looking to curb absenteeism, other chronic problems, Memphis invests in data specialists with Gates money  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Solving problems like chronic absenteeism is the goal of the nearly $1 million philanthropic dollars earmarked for 15 Shelby County schools.



No charges filed in fatal stabbing of Ridgeway High grad, police say  The Commercial Appeal

MPD said the stabbing death of Britney Allgood is self-defense and no charges filed.



Man Receives 22-Year Sentence for Murdering Ridgeway High School Basketball Coach  Memphis Flyer

Dwayne Moore The stepson of slain Ridgeway High School assistant basketball coach Jimmy McClain has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for McClain's ...



As Free College Tuition Becomes a Popular Rallying Cry, 'Tennessee Promise' Hailed as Game Changer — but Equity Concerns Remain  The 74

Tiptonville, Tennessee Lake County, population 7500, the bubble-shaped piece of land in Tennessee's northwestern corner, is wrapped by the Missouri River ...



Wife Of Ineligible Ridgeway Basketball Player Says He Isn’t Telling Whole Story  WREG.com - Memphis news & weather from WREG Television, News Channel 3

(Memphis) "I was trying t help this person get his life in order. In turn he messed up a basketball team," says a tearful Chaundrea Nicolle. She wants to set the ...



Women allegedly fought with students at Overton High  wreg.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Two women were arrested after allegedly driving to Overton High School to participate in a fight with students. Zquorea Clark, 20, and Tiara ...



More Memphis area students are graduating high school. But what does that mean?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The number of students graduating from high schools in Shelby County and across the state has been rising for the last 10 years, but recent allegations of ...



Power Center Academy students concerned for their safety after a student is attacked during dismissal  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Safety is a major concern for students at Power Center Academy High School.



Penelope Huston, An Exuberant Force For an Ever-Improving Memphis  StyleBlueprint

Penelope Huston loves telling a story and now gets to share the ongoing narrative of Memphis with residents and visitors from all over the world.



Memphis students present demands on school safety in wake of Parkland shooting  Chalkbeat Colorado

Students presented a list of requests to the Shelby County Schools board related to safety, including improving student discipline practices, hiring more school ...



Shelby County Schools moves to online registration  Chalkbeat Colorado

Weary of long registration lines and last-minute enrollees, Tennessee's largest public school district makes the digital switch to address enrollment hassles.



No charges filed after teenager stabbed to death by woman during fight  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn,— An 18-year-old woman died from her stab wound following a domestic dispute that happened Thursday evening. Memphis Police positively ...



Fewer summer school course offerings leave Shelby County students on a waitlist  Chalkbeat Colorado

Shelby County Schools' summer school registration closes with a wait list of 200 students and many parents worrying whether their children will get the courses ...



Jimmy McClain, Dwayne Moore: Stepson Who Murdered Beloved Coach, Pastor, In Cordova, Tennessee, Spotlighted On ‘Nightmare Next Door’  The Inquisitr

Jimmy McClain, the coach and pastor who was shot dead by his stepson, Dwayne Moore, will have his case aired on Nightmare Next Door. Jimmy McClain was ...



Vols' Class of 2020 predictions on 247Sports Crystal Ball  247Sports

GoVols247 takes a look at the players in the 2020 class who have received predictions for Tennessee on the 247Sports Crystal Ball.



Bluff City bicentennial: 200 Memphis music moments  The Commercial Appeal

From the birth of W.C. Handy to the current success of Justin Timberlake and Yo Gotti, here are 200 events that shaped Memphis' musical history.



Tennessee Super 25 high school football poll  The Commercial Appeal

Who are the best high school football teams in Tennessee this season? The USA Today Network - Tennessee has started its Tennessee Super 25 poll. A group ...



Swiss Design Firm to Take on "Brooks on the Bluff"  Memphis Flyer

The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art introduced a world renowned design firm as the creative force behind “Brooks on the Bluff,” the future Downtown ...



How this Memphis student-turned-professor is seeking to address racial stereotyping in school discipline  Chalkbeat Tennessee

An experience at Ridgeway High School contributed to a research career focused on student discipline, especially for black males.



Fake Ridgeway High School Player's Wife Is Love & Hip Hop Rich Dollarz Baby Mama?!  MemphisRap.com

The plot continues to thicken with every new detail on the reported story of the 22 yr old man, now believed to be 18 year old McKinzey Sewell, first spelled.



Orpheum Announces Nominees for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

On Thursday, May 24 at 7pm, students and supporters from 29 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at the Orpheum Theatre for the 9th Annual ...



New Christian Brothers HS coach Thomas McDaniel prepares for start of season  wreg.com

Friday, the preparations continued with a number of scrimmages around the Bluff City, including one at Christian Brothers High School between the Brothers and ...



Memphis district robo call tells parents to opt out of data sharing: “We do not want to lose any students to charter schools”  Chalkbeat Tennessee

As Memphis parents decide whether to share their children's information with charters, Shelby County Schools is ramping up its efforts to get them to say no.



Yo Gotti's tour bus shot multiple times after Nashville concert  The Tennessean

Nashville police said they found the tour bus of Memphis native and multi-platinum rapper Yo Gotti struck by gunfire multiple times.



Parents of Students Being Zoned Out of Bartlett Schools Speak Out  Memphis Flyer

Rhonda Davis has a grandson who currently attends Dexter Middle School, and before Bartlett formed its own municipal school district, he would have been on.



Charges won't be filed against woman who stabbed, killed woman in fight  FOX13 Memphis

According to the Memphis Police Department, charges won't be filed against the woman who stabbed another woman in a fight.



High School Musical Award Nominations, 2014 | Intermission Impossible  Memphis Flyer

"Spamalot" at Memphis University School The Orpheum Theatre has announced nominees for the 2014 High School Musical Theatre Awards. The award ...



Man sentenced to 16 years for trying to kill ex-girlfriend  WMC Action News 5

A man who chased down his ex-girlfriend and tried to kill her was sentenced to 16 years in prison, according to Shelby County District Attorney's Office.



Memphis Preps: A Full-Time Coach | Sports Feature | Memphis News and Events  Memphis Flyer

Whitehaven Coach Rodney Saulsberry Works To Get Players In College.



2018 Inductees For The Memphis Music Hall Of Fame Announced  www.localmemphis.com

A class of seven world-changing musical icons were announced today for induction into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. During an afternoon reception held ...



What About "Fraser" High? | City Beat Blog  Memphis Flyer

When the laughter and outrage and national publicity dies down, poor "Fraser" High School will still be poor Frayser High School.



Three women charged with prostitution near a school  WMC Action News 5

Halloween was a trick instead of a treat for Sabrina Cox, Cardrevia Gray and Ashley Hatfield when they were arrested near a school.



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 ...



Updated: Investigators say Jimmy McClain's stepson charged in his murder  Log Cabin Democrat

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The 19-year-old man indicted in the murder of former University of Central Arkansas basketball star Jimmy McClain was the victim's ...



Airport Artists  Memphis Daily News

Several years ago Richard White, vice president of properties and business development at the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority, noticed what he ...



Nonprofit Using Celebrity Basketball Game To Help Combat Youth Gun Violence  Memphis Flyer

hthmemphis.org This Saturday, Heal the Hood Foundation of Memphis is holding its second annual celebrity basketball game. The organization will use the ...



Orpheum Theatre Announces Nominees for the 2015 High School Musical Theater Awards  Memphis Flyer

On Monday, May 11th at 7:00 p.m. the Orpheum Theatre will once again host the High School Musical Awards, celebrating Memphis' best young performers and ...



Education group that started in a Memphis classroom wins national Renewal Award  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Let's Innovate Through Education is among 25 nonprofit organizations chosen out of 3000 that were nominated.



Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for stepfather's murder  WMC Action News 5

Dwayne Moore, 21, will serve 22 years in prison with no parole for the shooting death of his 49-year-old stepfather, according to Shelby County DA Amy Weirich.



A Life for Sergio | Cover Feature | Memphis News and Events  Memphis Flyer

One Chilean family's struggle to save their child's life— and attain legal status in Memphis.



National Civil Rights Museum honors four students  Memphis Commercial Appeal

Four local middle and high schoolers were honored Thursday morning by the National Civil Rights Museum for their work to further equality and opportunity ...



Shelby County Schools goes from defense to offense with community engagement initiative  Chalkbeat Colorado

It may be the middle of summer break from school, but it's the perfect time to “talk up” Shelby County Schools and build bridges with the community, says Cynthia ...



UAM Snagged 20 Commitments on National Signing Day  Sporting Life Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team received a total of 20 commitments from high school seniors on National Signing Day 2015.



Josh Jasper Can Kick | City Beat Blog  Memphis Flyer

Where is soccer when we need it? And where is Josh Jasper when we need him? Every year about this time, thousands of football fans...



WH Porter Consultants Treats Engineering Like Art  Memphis Daily News

You might not recognize it as such, yet every day in Shelby County thousands of people pass by, or over, the work of W.H. Porter Consultants PLLC.



Swankys Expands On Successful Formula  Memphis Daily News

“We don't think of Swankys as Mexican,” said Matt Wilson, “and not even Tex-Mex. Around the store we call it Tenn-Mex.” That's an appropriate, if wholly original, ...



Yo Gotti Birthday Bash 2018: Meek Mill, T.I. and others help Memphis' rap king celebrate  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis rapper Yo Gotti hosted his annual Birthday Bash at the FedEx Forum.



Memphian Devin S. James' Inside Ferguson | Book Features | Memphis News and Events  Memphis Flyer

Devin S. James' story is all too familiar. Raised in a single-family home with four siblings, his father spent much of James' childhood behind bars. His mother ...



Tarik Black Leaving University of Memphis | Tiger Blue  Memphis Flyer

In some respects, Tarik Black's three years at the University of Memphis unfolded as an inversion of your typical college life. Arriving in 2010 as...



"Holy Crud:" U of M Academics, Athletics in National Spotlight  Memphis Flyer

Dasmine Cathey A University of Memphis football player with poor reading skills is in the national spotlight in stories in the Chronicle of Higher Education...



National Signing Day  Harding University Athletics

SEARCY - Beginning Feb. 3, known as National Signing Day, high school seniors can sign an NCAA National Letter of Intent, a contract stating which college or ...



Tarik Black DraftExpress Profile: Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook  DraftExpress

Tarik Black DraftExpress Profile: scouting reports, videos, stats and logs.



Ole Miss Football: 5 Players Who Could Be the Randall Mackey of 2013  Bleacher Report

The Ole Miss Rebel football team will return most starters on both sides of the ball in 2013. One noticeable exception will be the absence of RB/WR Randall ...



How Fast Can Kriner Cash Turn Memphis Schools Around?  Memphis Flyer

How soon can Memphis expect to see improvements in the Memphis City Schools under new superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash?



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