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Education

SBA faces Pi Day

Students at St. Benedict at Auburndale High School weren’t going to let something like spring break spoil their usual Pi Day fun. Math Honor Society Mu Alpha Theta traditionally celebrates the famous number (commonly shortened to 3.14159) on March 14 (also known as 3/14). This year they celebrated it one week early. They sold slices […]

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Yes, we ‘can’

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BES collects 22K cans for food drive

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Collegiate Corner for March 23, 2017

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Colleges and universities have released the following information about Mid-South students. Honors Patrick Murphy of Bartlett, a senior majoring in business and management systems, has been named to the fall 2016 honor list at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Mo. To be included on the honor list, students must have carried a […]

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Summer program helps minority students explore legal careers

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MEMPHIS — For the past 10 years, the Memphis Bar Association has sponsored the Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP), which seeks to develop and nurture an interest in the legal profession among young people from underrepresented groups. During the program, students: Are placed in law firms, corporate legal departments, or government agencies and accompany attorneys […]

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Best-selling author, counselor advises on raising boys March 30

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David Thomas, nationally known speaker, author and expert in family counseling, will offer insights on raising boys in his presentation “Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys” at 7 p.m. March 30 in Memphis. His presentation will be in the Veritas Research Center on the campus of St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School at 4830 Walnut […]

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Assaults up, forcible sex offenses down at TN colleges

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Assaults, robberies, drug offenses and fraud were up for Tennessee’s colleges and universities last year, according to the 2016 “Crime on Campus” report by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. DUI, liquor law violations and forcible sex offenses all dropped significantly. Larceny/theft accounted for more than a quarter (27 percent) of all 2016 offenses, an 8 percent […]

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Miss Tenn. brings literacy tour to Bartlett

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Oak Elementary welcomed a visit from Bartlett native Grace Burgess, Miss Tennessee 2016, as part of the CITGO promotional literacy tour on March 2. She brought one of her childhood favorite Dr. Seuss books to read, and she talked about the importance and joy of reading. She also visited Altruria, Bartlett, Bon Lin, Ellendale and […]

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Bartlett High announces Merit Scholar finalist

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Bartlett High School has announced that Caleb Middleton was named a Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program contest. Middleton currently ranks in the top 5 percent of the Class of 2017, challenging himself with Honors and Advanced Placement coursework and excelling in all subjects. In addition to his academic achievements, Middleton is seen as […]

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Suspicions ignited: ‘Crucible’ tells tale of Salem’s fears, grudges

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Bartlett High School actors in Puritan garb took to the stage of the Panther Playhouse March 2-4. They were acting out a community’s rising suspicions and long-held grudges that caught fire in 1692’s Salem, Mass. In their performance of Arthur Miller’s 1963 classic play, “The Crucible,” they showed how the line can blur between truth […]

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‘Tea with Miss Tennessee’ boosts literacy program

Miss Tennessee Grace Burgess was in Bartlett Feb. 25 to promote a cause that’s close to her heart: Early childhood literacy. The Bartlett native was the main attraction at “Tea with Miss Tennessee,” an event designed to raise money for “Books from Birth,” a program that provides free age-appropriate books each month to children under […]

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Houston High defeats Arlington 56-52

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Bartlett High presents ‘The Crucible’ March 2-4

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The Panther Playhouse at Bartlett High School presents “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. Performances are at 7 p.m. March 2-4 on the Panther Playhouse Mainstage at Bartlett High School. In the insular, Puritan community of 1692 Salem, Mass., a group of young girls are found dancing in the woods and immediately fall ill. When no […]

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