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CERT training brings power to the people

By Kim Steele Bartlett Express Editor   When it comes to disasters, the Bartlett Fire Department is all about preparedness throughout the community. That’s why it’s offering Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 and 27 at the Bartlett Station Municipal Center, 5868 Stage Road. The two-day event […]

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The St. Benedict High School Eagle’s Eye staff receive prestigiousawards

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  The St. Benedict High School Eagle’s Eye staff reigned in several prestigious awards in the Tennessee High School Press Association (THSPA) Award ceremony on March 4. The newspaper was recognized as the Second Best Overall High School Paper in the State of Tennessee. And for the second consecutive year, the paper received the highest […]

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America reads

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Bartlett Elementary students participated in the national “Read Across America” program last week centering around Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Organized by the school’s librarians, teachers and students wore Christmas colors to celebrate the reading of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” Thursday and costumes were worn on Friday to replicate “The Cat in the Hat.” The annual […]

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Ellendale Elem. releases Honor Roll

  Second  Nine Weeks  – 2012-2013 School Year   Spike’s Radiant Bears- ( Principals) 1st Grade- Kaito Bailey, Cydni Benson-Murphree,  Christian Bolton, Shawn Bolton, Emili Calhoun, McKenzie Campbell, Jabari Carter, Ella Centobie, William Chapman,  Wenonah Danielson, Dakota DeGuzman, Andrew Dunn, Alyssa Enzwiler,  Cara Garrett, Sevana Gilliam, Bradley Gordon,  Nathan Hadley, Jaxon Hester, Sammie Holloway, Kale […]

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Methodist Preschool registration

Bartlett United Methodist Preschool will  begin registration for the 2013-14 school year on  February 4th. Contact the Bartlett United Methodist Preschool (901)386-4651

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Local students earn honors

Three local students have been recognized by Freed-Hardeman University for academic achievement during the 2012 fall semester. Daniel Gravatt and Bethany Taylor of Bartlett as well as Chelsie Hutcheson of Oakland have been named to the Dean’s List. Gravett is a senior majoring in management. Taylor is a junior majoring in arts and humanities while […]

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In MLK’s honor: A day of service

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Norris, Lollar, Coley provide insight into upcoming 2013 legislative session

By Graham Sweeney Education reform and bill limitations were the chief topics discussed last week by several state officials. During a Jan. 2 meeting hosted by the Republican Women of Purpose, State Senators Mark Norris (R-Collierville) and Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown), along with State Representatives Jim Coley (R-Bartlett), Ron Lollar (R-Bartlett) and Mark White (R-Memphis), touted […]

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Rivercrest Elementary ‘Goes Postal’ for Great Cause

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By Justin Green Special to the Express Around this holiday season annually, many non-profits discover new& inventive ways to donate and give back to those who are under-privileged and are in need throughout the world. This is no different for a truly unique group of children located at Rivercrest Elementary with a passion to help […]

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Altruria Elementary School Spelling Bee Champions 2012-2013

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On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, twenty-four students competed in the 2012-2013 Annual Spelling Bee. Apex Teacher, Mrs. Jackie Watson, had coordinated this year’s Spelling Bee.  Mrs. Watson had encouraged the 4th and 5th grade students to practice in and out of school since only one student would be chosen to represent Altruria in the County-Wide […]

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Local students earn accolades

Bartlett student Valerie Frost was awarded a Master of Human Resources from Lipscomb University at the conclusion of the summer semester 2012. Philip Pasch, sophomore, English at Bemidji State University located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, was named a member of 2012-13 Student Senate Association Student Senate is the official voice of students at the […]

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The newly elected municipal school board-voided

By Julie Ray   Judge Samuel “Hardy” Mays ruling last week that voided one of the three state laws allowing the suburbs to begin forming municipal school districts makes it unlikely the suburbs can catch up for the August 2013 start of the school year. By voiding Chapter 905, allowing for municipal schools, the newly […]

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