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BLE’s Bruin Benevolence Club builds caring young citizens

Bon Lin Elementary’s Bruin Benevolence Club, also known as the BBB Club, is helping young minds build a sense of responsibility and caring. Its members ended the 2016-17 school year with the delivery of baskets to the St. Francis Hospital of Bartlett waiting room, West Clinic waiting room, all Bartlett fire department facilities and the […]

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Chamber hears plans, costs, pluses of Bartlett High School renovations

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The vision, funding and practical need for a renovated and expanded Bartlett High School held the interest of Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce members at the June 13 chamber meeting. Bartlett City Schools Superintendent Dr. David Stephens was the guest speaker, outlining the upcoming three-year project and talking about funding details the city board approved […]

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Lakeland to weigh different dress codes

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Lakeland’s school board is considering either a “standardized dress code” or updating the district’s traditional dress code policy. After a lengthy discussion at the June 12 meeting, the board agreed to send out a survey to parents and hear a presentation from Superintendent Dr. Ted Horrell at the July 10 meeting. The board’s goal is […]

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Bartlett High cheer team wins big at camp

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The Bartlett High School cheer team brought home five trophies from the Universal Cheerleaders Association Camp at Panama City Beach, Fla., on June 4-7. The team is made up of 44 girls in grades 8-12. On competition day, the Blue Team (non-tumbling) placed first in cheer and third in dance, earning two trophies. That team […]

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Bartlett school board approves roofing and renovation projects

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The Bartlett City Schools Board of Education approved five facilities’ bids and a budget amendment at the May 30 special-called meeting. The bids included: Band room renovation at Bartlett High School. The bid went to Albro Construction for $755,000. Band room furniture and equipment. The bid went to APG Office Furniture for $144,095.23. The West […]

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Bartlett student tapped for Wolfchase Galleria scholarship

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Wolfchase Galleria has presented Justin Threlkeld of Bartlett High School with a $1,500 scholarship for one year. Threlkeld plans to attend The University of Tennessee-Martin, majoring in pre-physical therapy in the fall. The scholarship comes through Wolfchase Galleria from Simon, a global leader in retail real estate ownership. The Simon Youth Foundation (SYF) works to […]

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Former AMS dance team booster treasurer indicted on felony theft charges

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The former treasurer for the Arlington Middle School Dance Team Booster Club has been indicted on felony theft charges for allegedly using thousands of booster club dollars for her personal use, Shelby County Dist. Atty. Gen. Amy Weirich said Friday. A Shelby County Grand Jury indicted Charlene Wheeler, 44, on charges of theft of property […]

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Bartlett honors Science & Maker Faire winners

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Bartlett City Schools hosts different variations on the traditional science fair each year so that students in various grades have options about how they would like to participate. The 2017 winners of the Science & Maker Faire were announced at the May 25 school board meeting, and each received a trophy for his or her […]

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BCS honors Principal Cody Duncan

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Bartlett school board adopts high school master plan

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The Bartlett City Schools district adopted the proposed master plan for Bartlett High School on Thursday night. The school board also named Fleming Architects in Memphis as the project’s architect of record. The full two-volume master plan is being posted on the school district’s website for the high school renovations, builtforbartlett.com. The project, estimated at […]

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Bartlett’s TNReady scores are late, Arlington’s arrived today

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Bartlett City Schools and the Lakeland School System did not receive results from the TNReady tests by a May 22 deadline, so those test scores will not be counted in the final report cards of those districts’ students. Districts can opt out of using the scores if they haven’t gotten them within five days of […]

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Bolton Co-Valedictorian: Meagan Stevenson

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Meagan Stevenson is one of three co-valedictorians for Bolton High School’s Class of 2017, and she has pursued the International Baccalaureate Diploma, the most rigorous academic program offered at Bolton High. She and her two co-valedictorians ranked first in a class of 446, and Meagan has achieved this rank by taking all honors and advanced […]

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