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Buzz about Bartlett High renovation is positive

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Bartlett’s been buzzing about the eye-catching and feature-rich renovations proposed for its high school since the school board’s March 30 presentation. Memphis-based Fleming Architects laid out five options and explained why Option 5 — expanding and fixing up the high school campus and keeping the 9th Grade Academy at its current location — is the […]

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LSS OKs next year’s budget, discusses teacher compensation

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At Monday’s meeting, Lakeland School System’s board members approved the budget for the 2017-18 school year. The budget shows $13,520,421.91 in general fund revenues and other financing sources. They also heard an update on the construction of Lakeland Preparatory Middle School, discussed teachers’ salaries and conducted routine school board business. Dr. James B. Mitchell Jr. […]

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Bartlett student in All-State Band

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Bartlett wins Peach Fuzz Volleyball Championship

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Panthers win 2 of 3 last week

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Bartlett district unveils proposed high school renovation

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Five options to upgrade Bartlett High School debuted at the March 30 school board meeting. All five address the growing student population and the aging buildings, but one plan was millions of dollars less expensive. A spokesman for Memphis-based Fleming Architects listed the choices: Option 1: Building a new school at a new location for […]

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Yes, we ‘can’

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BES collects 22K cans for food drive

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Miss Tenn. brings literacy tour to Bartlett

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Oak Elementary welcomed a visit from Bartlett native Grace Burgess, Miss Tennessee 2016, as part of the CITGO promotional literacy tour on March 2. She brought one of her childhood favorite Dr. Seuss books to read, and she talked about the importance and joy of reading. She also visited Altruria, Bartlett, Bon Lin, Ellendale and […]

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Bartlett High announces Merit Scholar finalist

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Bartlett High School has announced that Caleb Middleton was named a Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program contest. Middleton currently ranks in the top 5 percent of the Class of 2017, challenging himself with Honors and Advanced Placement coursework and excelling in all subjects. In addition to his academic achievements, Middleton is seen as […]

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Suspicions ignited: ‘Crucible’ tells tale of Salem’s fears, grudges

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Bartlett High School actors in Puritan garb took to the stage of the Panther Playhouse March 2-4. They were acting out a community’s rising suspicions and long-held grudges that caught fire in 1692’s Salem, Mass. In their performance of Arthur Miller’s 1963 classic play, “The Crucible,” they showed how the line can blur between truth […]

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Houston High defeats Arlington 56-52

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Bartlett High presents ‘The Crucible’ March 2-4

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The Panther Playhouse at Bartlett High School presents “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller. Performances are at 7 p.m. March 2-4 on the Panther Playhouse Mainstage at Bartlett High School. In the insular, Puritan community of 1692 Salem, Mass., a group of young girls are found dancing in the woods and immediately fall ill. When no […]

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