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Education

Panther Pom All Star signing up for spring/summer

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Panther Pom All Star in Bartlett is currently having its spring/ summer signups for girls in grades 1-5. Has being on the pom team always been your dream? Interested parties should text or call (901) 644-6901 or email pantherpom@outlook.com and look up “Panther Pom” on Facebook. The girls will perform at a Memphis Grizz game as […]

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At a Glance for May 19, 2016

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Pit bull rescue group plans May 22 event The Hearts of Gold Pit Rescue will host an adoption event for pit bulls 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. May 22 at Bumpus Harley-Davidson, Collierville. Enjoy the pooches, the free face painting, the silent auction, and snacks. All donations appreciated. Bumpus Harley Davidson is at 325 S Byhalia Rd, […]

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LSS taps Bolton administrator as middle school principal

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Lakeland’s middle school, slated to break ground May 26, will have its principal in place a year before classes begin so he can be involved in preparing for the new school’s launch. Lakeland School System superintendent Dr. Ted Horrell has announced the selection of Matt Adler as the founding principal of Lakeland Middle Preparatory School. […]

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Pearson chosen for $18.5M TNReady emergency contract

Less than a month after the Tennessee Department of Education fired the creator of its botched new TNReady test, it’s hired a bigger, more familiar testing company to grade the standardized assessment this summer. Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced Monday that testing conglomerate Pearson will get the emergency contract worth an estimated $18.5 million. She […]

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LSS tech specialist named among top 52 in U.S.

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A Lakeland School System tech specialist was among just 52 professionals nationwide that PBS honored for excellence. PBS LearningMedia chose Wanda Terral, an IT specialist, as one of its Lead Digital Innovators. The honor signifies excellence in using technology and digital media to support student learning. PBS LearningMedia is a free media on-demand service that […]

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Education briefs for May 19, 2016

SCS decides on two closures Faced with tough budgetary decisions, the Shelby County School Board has voted to close Messick Adult High School and Memphis Health Careers Academy. Northside High will linger for another year. The board suspended Carver High School from the list of closings to allow time to consider community plans to keep […]

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Bartlett High School: Class of 2016

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Bartlett High School has announced that 129 of this year’s graduating seniors were offered a total of 351 scholarships that added up to more than $11.6 million. Honors diplomas The following Bartlett High students received honors diplomas: Regular diplomas The following Bartlett High students received regular diplomas:

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Bolton High School: Class of 2016

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Bolton High School’s Class of 2016 has approximately 380 members who will received $20.2 million in scholarship money. There were 345 graduates who received financial aid in the form of the Tennessee Hope, Tennessee Promise or other federal or state financial aid. The class had eight students recognized as Academic All-Stars by the Commercial Appeal and […]

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Collegiate Corner for May 19, 2016

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Colleges and universities have made the following announcements about Mid-South students. Honors Taylor Brown of Lakeland has been named to the spring dean’s list at Belmont University in Nashville. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C. Madison […]

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Arlington High School: Class of 2016

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Arlington High School has announced its list of 2016 graduates:

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