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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Re-Entry Updates 9/14

Sep 17, 2020

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 9/6

Sep 6, 2020

Congratulations Green Dot Public Schools TN on completing four weeks of distance learning! It has been a journey of continuous ebbs and flows.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Re-Entry Updates 8/31

Aug 31, 2020

Welcome Back, Green Dot Students and Families! As we continue to attend school through distance learning, we are always thinking about the safety of our school communities. We will continue to follow the guidance of Mayor Strickland’s “Back to Business Plan” to determine when it is safe to re-enter the school buildings.

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Jada Dean

This Inclusive Program for Special Needs Changed This Memphis Mom’s Outlook

Aug 24, 2020

When Valencia Dean enrolled her daughter Jada into Wooddale Middle School 5 years ago, she immediately knew that she had found the perfect school for her daughter.

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Green Dot School Leaders Welcome Families Back to School Virtually

Aug 19, 2020

As school begins with distance learning, our school leaders share their thoughts, feelings, and excitement.

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The New School Year Comes at an Unprecedented Time for Green Dot Educators

Aug 11, 2020

COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented shift in education, but while the pandemic has created many new challenges, it has also inspired our schools to innovate and develop new ways to serve our students, families, and communities.

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La Prensa Latina: How Green Dot Is Helping Transform Public Education In Tennessee

Jun 22, 2020

Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee speaks with La Prensa Latina Media about closing the digital divide and supporting Memphis students pave a path to success

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Juneteenth is a holiday of celebration, reflection

Jun 18, 2020

On Friday, June 19, we will join our African American community of educators, colleagues, students, families, and friends in celebrating Juneteenth, a 155-year-old commemoration of the abolishment of slavery in the United States.

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The Graduating Class That Will Change the World

Jun 12, 2020

The Class of 2020 will always be remembered as the class of resilience. Since their birth they’ve had to cope with adversity. Born as the world struggled to come to grips with the events of September 11, they now transition into adulthood amid a global pandemic.

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Students are Making Meaning of Current Events in the Classroom

Jun 2, 2020

Our nation has been facing uncomfortable truths about itself. Thousands of people across the United States have protested in palpable anger and disappointment in the unjust muder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.

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National Charter Schools Week: Bright Spots and Joy

May 13, 2020

This week, we’re taking the time to reflect on the resiliency of our schools and their ability to support educators, families and students overcome all obstacles.

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A Thank You to Our Teachers

May 7, 2020

As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week during this time of uncertainty, we recognize our educators for their hard work and devotion to serving all students.

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Supporting Our Communities During COVID-19

Apr 16, 2020

Today, the role of public education is more important than ever. As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Green Dot remains committed in our mission to serve the most vulnerable communities and ensure all students are prepared for college, leadership, and life.

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How the Grindhouse Boxing Program is Helping Fairley Students Succeed

Mar 31, 2020

For Jada Pipkin, a sophomore at Fairley High School, the Grindhouse Program is the highlight of her day. “I learned that I got a lot of self confidence, and it taught me to be strong about myself,” said Pipkin.

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Latest Update on COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020

Throughout the world, we are facing unprecedented challenges arising from COVID-19. The decision to temporarily close schools is always difficult. The health and safety of our communities is of the utmost importance to us, to that end, this month we made the difficult decision to close our schools across our network.

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Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 12, 2020

Green Dot takes the safety and well-being of our students, staff, and families very seriously. We are in constant communication with the Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH), Shelby County Health Department (SCHD), Public Health – Seattle and King County, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Guided by a Belief in the Potential of All Students

Oct 24, 2019

Over 15 years ago, a desire to see all children succeed inspired Lajuan Sylvester to leave her role as an operations manager in the private sector and pursue a career in public education.

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Leaders

Join Us in Celebrating National Principals’ Month

Oct 1, 2019

At Green Dot, our school leaders drive the direction of our schools and embody our mission to serve our communities. They have a true passion for education and are committed to the pursuit of college, leadership, and life for all students.

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Hillcrest Senior ‘Gives Her Best Shot,’ and Lands a Basketball Scholarship

Jul 1, 2019

Chancey Jackson, a Hillcrest High School alumna, is heading to Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, Mississippi in the fall on a basketball scholarship. Reflecting on her senior year, Jackson is proud of the strong season she and her teammates had. The Lady Vikings were 14-0 this season, and were the top ranking team in the district.

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College

Making College Real: Why All Green Dot Schools Tour College Campuses

Jun 4, 2019

At Green Dot, college tours are a critical component of our students’ path to higher education. Most importantly, exposing students to college campuses feeds a vision for their future, and allows them to imagine themselves walking the campus as a student one day.

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