Imagine school enrollment infusing UBER principles. Convenience & Consistency!

On this Saturday April 29, 2017, (9 AM) you are cordially invited to STAR Day at STAR Academy Charter School. With limited spaces available, a convenient process has been created, for you to enroll your child within 15 minutes. Attendees will also be entered automatically to win a NEW iPad Mini 4. 

With a growing demand to enroll in STAR Academy, it is a first come, first serve school.

Give them a call if you have any questions about STAR Day. 901.387.5050 

#UrbanFarming #Chinese #Athletics #STEM #Gaming #Coding #Technology #STARStudentsMatter #Memphis #choose901 #charterschools

http://www.staracademycharter.org



Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale, coming to the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Avenue), 10 am – 4:30 pm on Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28, 2015.
 
Non-profit organizations and schools that would like to get books are welcome to come AFTER the sale (at 4:30 pm) on Saturday, to pick up boxes of books for their group.  Please contact Terrice Thomas at terrice.thomas@memphistn.gov , or 901-415-2840 if you are interested.  Thanks!
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Join Booker T. Washington High School as they host their 3rd and final community blood drive of the year!  The goal is 49 units so that the school will receive a $1000 scholarship! SIGN UP TODAY!

You must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 115 pounds and be in generally good health.

BE READY! Follow these guidelines to make sure you can give:

Drink plenty of fluids 1 to 6 hours in advance

Eat a balanced meal 1 to 4 hours in advance

If your iron level has been too low to donate, the following iron-rich foods might help: Lean beef, chicken, turkey, fish, shrimp, oysters, broccoli, spinach, brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, whole grain bread, brown rice, whole grain cereal, enriched pasta, tortillas, berries, watermelon, cherries, grapes, oranges, grapefruit, plums, and dried fruit, nuts, unrefined sugar, molasses.

Here’s the appointment link to sign-up! https://ww2.clublifeblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/59878

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Half a Million Books for the Mid-South. Apply today!

The largest book distribution in Mid-South history!

 

Literacy Mid-South and First Book have partnered to bring more than 500,000 books to Memphis to distribute throughout the Mid-South.  These books are available to schools, churches, and nonprofits and are available on a first come, first serve basis.  Your organization MUST have a free First Book account to apply for this book grant.

 

Organizations are responsible for picking up their own books during the designated times between March 9-13.

 

Please share with all school, church, and nonprofit personnel that may be interested.  The application closes very quickly, as we will receive many applications.

 

 APPLY HERE

Life Changers Academy!

“Quality Education with a Christ-Centered Foundation”

Life Changers Academy

Parents: As you all are making decisions of where to send your children this next school year, and the year after that, and so on … research and learn the facts for yourself. Yes, there is a lot going on in education. No, there are no perfect schools, or districts, or teachers for that matter. Just like there aren’t any perfect children or just people period. Use your resources. Talk to your educator friends – not the bitter and miserable ones who don’t see the hope in ANYthing. Watch them closely. Their LIVES are miserable. Talk to those who recognize the need and own UP to the challenges. Those who are working withIN the system to change it for the better (Freddie Brooks, A Different World, 1993). Attend town hall meetings. Attend PARENT meetings. VOTE. Make your requests and concerns known. There are a lot of laws that are federal in nature that your state and city/county have no control over. The same at the state level that the districts/cities/counties have no control over.

Of course, we will all do what is best for our children. Be sure it is because it is best for the CHILD and not because you don’t like one rule, one teacher, two kids in another class, the lunch menu on Thursdays, etc. There is SO much that happens behind the scenes that all stakeholders have the right to know, but, just doesn’t for whatever reason. It’s public domain … it really is. You’d be surprised the JEWELS in a lot of the schools in your city, but, because of hearsay or stereotypes, you’ll never know that that one teacher (jewel) or principal (another jewel) had the background, skills, fortitude, compassion, and just that right connection needed to reach YOUR child.

This comes from a personal and professional place. I’m not sure why I went here. LOL. I just started typing. I love both of my children’s schools and I’ve had [minimal] challenges with both. But they both work best for my two. I work what I know and have to make sure they get what they need to be successful – challenges and all. Challenges are normal and are signs of growth and/or change and development. WE make the rest happen.

Love, Lucy – A Teacher Mommy

boys symposium

 

This is an AWESOME event for our youth and young adult males.  PLEASE register your students, family members, church members, community kids, all boys ages 12-22 who you know!!!  

SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014 / 8 AM – 4 pm

SPECIAL GUESTS:  PENNY HARDAWAY, MAYOR A.C. WHARTON AND OTHERS!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  ANTWONE FISHER

If there are at least 10 boys or more at any location, transportation will be provided!  

Large groups, please text 901-289-7785 to register with name, address, phone and age.   Individual young men can register online at tbs.oakgrovembchurch.com or email information to teciamarshall@gmail.com.

Breakfast and lunch provided!