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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Updates 12/12

Dec 16, 2021

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Updates 11/22

Nov 30, 2021

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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Imagine the Possibilities

Nov 22, 2021

America is a nation of entrepreneurs and innovators; admired and often imitated. We have landed probes on Mars, designed the world’s most admired technology, and our film and music industries are powerful influencers of culture globally. With all our success, why then do we trail so far behind in providing an excellent public education for…

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How Kirby Student Athletes Learned to Win as a Team

Nov 10, 2021

This year, Kirby Middle School revitalized its girl’s volleyball program, providing students with an opportunity to compete in a team sport.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Updates 11/07

Nov 9, 2021

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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A Framework for College, Leadership, and Life

Nov 2, 2021

When it comes to education, we know that a one size approach does not fit all. We’ve long understood that students are unique individuals with diverse abilities and needs, and in order to help students tap into their limitless potential, schools must be flexible, responsive, and primed to personalize the learning experiences of each student.

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Green Dot Is on a Mission to Match All Students with a Mentor

Oct 27, 2021

Green Dot Public Schools have launched a bold initiative to eventually match all 14,000 Green Dot students in California, Tennessee, and Southeast Texas with a professional mentor.

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Fairley Bulldogs Return to Form in 2021

Oct 12, 2021

Covid-19 prematurely ended football season for the Fairley High School Bulldogs, but the three-time defending Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association (SCIAA) Champions are back as if they never left the field.

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Green Dot Celebrates Educators for World Teachers’ Day

Oct 5, 2021

In honor of World Teachers’ Day we asked our teachers one simple question about their careers in service: Why do you teach?

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Recognition of Service: Green Dot Celebrates National Principals Month

Oct 1, 2021

This October we are joining thousands of educators across the nation in celebrating National Principals Month—a moment where we can reflect on the impact that principals have had on their schools and communities.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Updates 9/12

Sep 24, 2021

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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Fairley Alumnus Inducted into Murray State Hall of Fame

Sep 15, 2021

This summer, Vincent Rainey, a class of 1993 Fairley High School alumnus was inducted into the Murray State University (MSU) Athletics Hall of Fame.

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Green Dot Educators Share Excitement in Reopening this School Year

Aug 17, 2021

As we eagerly await for our hallways to once again echo with the laughter of students, our educators have shared what they are most excited for this school year.

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Angelina Mendez

How This First Year Teacher Thrived Amid Uncertainty

Jul 19, 2021

“I realized that the people who were there for me either in college or high school, were a lot of my teachers. When I think about the people who have influenced me it was my teachers,” said Mendez.

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Author Helps Kirby Middle School Promote Literacy in the Digital Age

Jul 12, 2021

When Spires learned that all of her seventh grade students had read Angie Thomas’ book, The Hate U Give, in their 6th grade English class, she was inspired to reach out to the author.

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Bluff City High School Celebrates First Graduating Class

Jun 24, 2021

This spring, Bluff City High School in Memphis, celebrated our first graduating class. This event signified the ending of a special era and the beginning of a new adventure.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Updates 6/13

Jun 15, 2021

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Re-Entry Updates 5/31

Jun 1, 2021

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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How This Alumni Fostered Self-determination on the Field and in the Classroom

May 19, 2021

For Curlandus Smith, going to college has always been an opportunity to achieve greater social mobility and make his family proud. “I always knew college was something I wanted to do. When you get a degree you’re predicted to earn more than a person without a degree.”

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Justin Dinnall

Justin Dinnall: I Had a Teacher Who Looked like Me

May 13, 2021

Justin Dinnall, a math teacher at Kirby Middle School, will never forget the impact his own high school math teacher had on his life and career trajectory.

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