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Education

READY, SET, VOTE! Early voting on Lakeland’s $50M bond begins Friday

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This is the first in a weekly series of stories leading up to Lakeland’s historic bond vote for the local school system. Both sides of the vote are invited to volunteer comments and photos for upcoming stories. LAKELAND REFERENDUM When & where to vote Lakeland’s registered voters are heading to their polling places to let […]

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Collegiate Corner for March 12, 2015

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The following colleges and universities have recently announced scholarships and honors. Scholarships Ashleigh Pagenkopf of Arlington has been awarded the Presidental Scholarship at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville. Academic scholarships to APSU are awarded for scholarly achievement, high class rank and qualifying scores on national assessment testing. Three seniors from St. Benedict at Auburndale […]

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Weekend events in the Mid-South

Saxophonist to screen March 29 ‘docu-musical’ CORDOVA, Tenn. — Grammy award-winning recording artist Kirk Whalum will present the highly anticipated new “The Gospel According To Jazz Chapter IV” docu-musical on March 29 at Hope Church (8500 Walnut Grove Road, Cordova). Whalum elevates his award-winning “Gospel According To Jazz” series to a new level with the […]

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3 educators are regional ‘Teachers of the Year’

Three area educators have been chosen as regional Teachers of the Year, school districts have announced. Regional winners were selected from among all municipal school districts as well as Shelby County Schools. These winners will go on to compete for the state Teacher of the Year recognition in their perspective categories. Schwann Logan from Elmore […]

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Tourney competitors

Two teams — R2-D2 and Sparks of the Century — represented St. Ann Catholic School in Bartlett at the Destination Imagination Regional Tournament. R2-D2, competing in the Scientific Challenge category, qualified for the state tournament in Nashville this April.

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Essay winner

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  Congratulations to St. Ann Catholic School Bartlett fifth-grader, Anna Trakul, for winning the citywide “Take a Bite Out of Crime writing contest” hosted by the Exchange Club. The theme of the essay was, “If I were an FBI SAC Agent for the day I would …..” St. Ann students took seven of the eight […]

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‘Charlie Brown’ takes the stage with Bartlett High singers, dancers

The Bartlett High School Panther Playhouse brought the cast of one of the most beloved family-friendly cartoon series to the stage this month with their performances of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” based on the Peanuts cartoon. The performances were March 5-7. Cast members included: Charlie Brown: Shea McCollough* Linus Van Pelt: Matthew Meyers** […]

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Activists remind Lakelanders of $50M vote

Going door-to-door: People on both sides of the $50 million bond issuance to pay for constructing Lakeland Prep volunteered their free time to canvass neighborhoods this weekend to drum up support. (1) Bond opposition: Eric McKenzie, holding a “Vote No Bond” sign, is one of the Lakeland residents opposed to the bond costs for a town of […]

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At a Glance for March 19, 2015

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Lakeland voters face referendum on $50M bond Citizens in favor of the $50M bond issuance to fund construction of the Lakeland Prep middle/high school were out canvassing neighborhoods for support this weekend, along with residents equally opposed to the bond issuance and the school’s price tag. See our related story and photos in this issue. […]

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Assault rifle shots fired in air during Bolton High argument

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Students who were massed around a parking lot argument at Bolton High School Friday afternoon scattered when one party pulled a .223 assault rifle from a car trunk and fired into the air. No one was injured in the fracas. Shelby County Sheriff’s Officers responded to the scene and got details of the event from […]

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