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Cordova

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School’s 2017-18 calendar

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Aug. 3 Registration day New parent orientation at 6:30 p.m. First- and second-grade Parent Information Night at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6 Back-to-school skating party at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7 Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade Parent Information Night at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 First day of school Meet the Principal Breakfast at 7:50 a.m. 11:30 a.m. dismissal […]

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Big Orange Caravan cruises to Cordova

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Cordova gunshot survivor says support group was a lifesaver

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Gunshot victims’ support group The gunshot victims’ support group meets at noon on the first and third Thursday of every month at the Shelby County Crime Victims’ Center, 1750 Madison Ave., Memphis, in the first floor conference room. Fourteen years have come and gone, but one memory is still crystal clear for Jeff Droke of […]

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SBA to receive $123K tech grant

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St. Benedict at Auburndale (SBA) High School in Memphis has received word that The Assisi Foundation of Memphis Inc. (The Foundation) has approved a grant award in the amount of $123,160.00 for the school’s “Enhancing the SBA Experience” project. The grant will be used to equip 40 classrooms with mobile SmartBoards and stands. This provides […]

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Education briefs for May 11, 2017

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Briarcrest High School announces Who’s Who Briarcrest High School Who’s Who is selected by faculty members based on scholarship, character, leadership, service to school and community. Congratulations to the following 2017 honorees. 9th grade: Alli Clarkson and Carrington Kelsey. 10th grade: Kate Basse, Rachel Sullivan, Jack Kruse and Jake Purkey. 11th grade: Lilac Ding, Emily […]

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Collegiate Corner for May 11, 2017

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Colleges and universities have released the following information about area students, as well as announcements about their institutions. Phi Eta Sigma welcomes Bartlett student Kathryn Paine of Bartlett was among the 20 students initiated into the Phi Eta Sigma honor society on April 13 at Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Mo. Phi Eta Sigma […]

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Cordova teacher wins national honor for Catholic schools

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Sandra Chando, who teaches at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School in Cordova, has received the 2017 NCEA “Lead. Learn. Proclaim.” Award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) for dedication and commitment to excellence. She is among just 13 teachers nationwide to receive this year’s award and is the only one from the Memphis […]

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Business Briefs for April 27, 2017

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What will open at Stage Road and Bartlett Blvd? Curiosity is about to be satisfied for all the people who have been wondering just what is being built at the corner of Bartlett Boulevard and Stage Road. There will be a new Valero convenience store and gas pumps replacing the gas station that was once […]

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Catholic schools vie for academic honors at SBA event April 1

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Students made the most of the 28th Annual St. Benedict at Auburndale High School (SBA) Academics Day for the Diocese of Memphis Middle Schools on April 1. Top honors went to the team from St. Francis of Assisi School in Cordova. Sponsors were the SBA National Honor Society and Knowledge Bowl Team. They brought a […]

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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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Missing liquor store owner’s remains found in Mississippi

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On Monday officials positively identified the bagged human remains found in Panola County as those of Sanjay Patel. The liquor store owner went missing from his business on Oct. 3 and was last seen with Marcus Perry. Perry is the man found dead of a gunshot wound in his Bartlett home on Oct. 11. Evidence […]

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ECS among 11 in U.S. rated as exemplary schools

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CORDOVA—Valentine’s Day 2017 was one to remember for Evangelical Christian School, which worked years to achieve a national honor. That’s when ECS announced it had earned Exemplary School Accreditation from the Association of Christian Schools International. It is one of only 11 such schools out of 3,300+ ACSI-member schools in the U.S. The accreditation applies […]

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