How this MLK Middle School teacher integrates sports into education

As a first year teacher  at Martin Luther King Middle School in Beaumont, Texas, Ariana Darjean feels a special connection to her physical education students, thanks in part to having siblings that are as old as they are. “You need to adjust and adapt and yes, I can relate to the kids a little more…

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Rodgers will focus on academic achievements at Tennessee

Jocquell Rodgers wants the Green Dot Public Schools community in Tennessee to recognize Fairley, Hillcrest and Bluff City High Schools for their academic achievements and not only their athletics and music programs. “For a long time, Fairley has struggled academically. It has had great success in athletics in the past, it had great success with…

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Celebrating The Heart of Education, Teachers

Every year on October 5, communities across the globe celebrate World Teacher Day. At Green Dot Public Schools California, we celebrate our teachers all year long as they are at the heart of education. The enduring encouragement, dedication, creativity, inclusivity, of our teachers are what change our students’ lives. We thank all teachers for all that they do! 

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Hillcrest HS Launches New Content Creator Course in Memphis

The new Content Creator initiative at Hillcrest High School in Memphis has both students and staff excited about giving them more opportunities on their way to college as well as being a motivation to excel in other courses. The program, generously supported by the Tennessee Valley Authority, will impact 20 students in the 11th and…

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Chad Everett selected as Bluff City High’s new principal

Chad Everett was selected to be the new Principal at Bluff City High School, one of five schools that Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee operates in Memphis. He was selected through a competitive process that included input from the community of stakeholders at Bluff City School including teachers, staff, and regional leadership. Mr. Everett  began…

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Wooddale Middle Principal Takes on Leadership Role

The 2021-2022 school year held many sweet moments for former Wooddale Middle School principal Marysa Utley. In April, she was named to serve as Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee first Chief of Staff. In May, she saw her first class of students get their high school diploma; and two of those students from that first…

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