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Education

At a Glance for Jan. 12, 2017

How much snow did you get this weekend? By midday Friday, local snow reports included 0.9 inches for Bartlett, 2 inches for Germantown, 1 inch for Cordova and 2.5 inches for Memphis. Let us see what fun you had or what snow and ice challenges you faced. Send your snow photos to bartlett.editor@journalinc.com for publication […]

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LSS specifies TN legislation it favors or opposes

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Lakeland’s school board approved its 2017 legislative agenda at the Jan. 10 meeting, received an update on the new middle school’s construction, granted an 18-month extension on construction of a cell tower at the elementary school, and elected new school board officers, among other business. The board’s one-page 2017 legislative agenda summarizes the district’s stance […]

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Education Briefs for Jan. 5, 2017

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TCAT highlighted in report on increasing Tenn. college graduates The Comptroller’s Office of Research and Education Accountability (OREA) has released a new report examining the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs) and their role in meeting a statewide initiative to increase the number of Tennesseans with a postsecondary credential by 2025. TCATs are Tennessee’s public […]

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ACS pulls permit for new $3M district office

Construction is slated to start next month on the $3 million district office building for Arlington Community Schools, and it’s expected to be completed just in time for the start of the 2017-18 school year. According to Shelby County Code Enforcement, the permit that ACS filed on Dec. 28 is for a main building with […]

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SBA chosen for exclusive AP Capstone Program

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St. Benedict at Auburndale High School (SBA) in Memphis is one of only approximately 1,000 schools worldwide to implement AP Capstone, an innovative diploma program that allows students to develop the skills that matter most for college success: research, collaboration and communication. The program consists of two courses taken in sequence: AP Seminar and AP […]

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All smiles for student’s success

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Collegiate Corner for Jan. 5, 2017

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Colleges and universities have released the following information about area students. Honors Four Bartlett students are among the 322 that Union University in Jackson, Tenn., named to the fall President’s List. They include Brooklyn Alexandra Croom, Terkessa W, Frison, Jennifer L. Stobbe and Anna Catherine Venckus. Students who receive this honor must be full-time students […]

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ACS rezones 3 schools for 2017-18

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The Arlington school board approved the rezoning of Arlington Elementary (AES), Arlington Middle School, and Donelson Elementary at its Dec. 13 meeting. The vote was unanimous among those in attendance. “This couldn’t have been handled any better,” said Kevin Yates, a member of the school board. “I think folks in our community really answered the […]

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2016 Letters to Santa

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Every year it warms hearts at The Bartlett Express to read children’s letters to Santa. For Christmas 2016, we are sharing these first-graders’ letters provided by Bartlett’s elementary schools, along with some of the students’ drawings and colored pictures for the jolly old elf. Bartlett Elementary Dear Santa, I hop you don’t get tired. I […]

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Bartlett gives $315K for BCS land buy

At a Dec. 13 meeting, Bartlett’s mayor and city board helped their school district buy soccer fields, swore in a new employee and honored another, heard a tribute to the city’s history and its sesquicentennial celebrations this year, accepted the resignations of two unhappy citizens from an advisory board and conducted other city business. The […]

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