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TSSAA upholds Fairley High School’s post season ban  WREG NewsChannel 3

Fairley High School has lost an appeal to have their post season ban overturned.

MPD: Hundreds involved in brawl at Westwood-Fairley basketball game  WREG NewsChannel 3

Four people were arrested after hundreds were involved in a brawl following a basketball game at Westwood High School.

WEB EXTRA: Fairley High School’s Boxing Club Helping Students In Unique Ways

Jessica Hubbard is the Behavior Specialist for Green Dot public schools. When she moved to Memphis from Nashville for her job, she says she missed her ...

Fairley Head Coach Gene Robinson to host 7th annual football camp  WMC

Fairley High School head football coach Gene Robinson is on a mission to make sure every football player in the city of Memphis has a shot at a college ...

Memphis Police investigating altercation near Fairley High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Police Department was called to the area near Fairley High School Wednesday afternoon after it was reported that someone ...

Three Memphis high school basketball games break into brawls on same night  USA TODAY High School Sports

Friday was fight night for Memphis high school basketball. The state's high school athletic association is working with six Memphis high schools involved in three ...

Postseason ban lifted for one Memphis high school basketball team  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — After principals of three Memphis high schools went to the state athletic association to appeal their schools' postseason bans, one of those ...

Hundreds involved in fights at 3 high school basketball games on same night in Memphis  FOX13 Memphis

Friday nights are celebrated by students across the country. Supporting the local high school sporting events is a part of the custom.

Fairley High School principal returns to school  WMC Action News 5

The Fairley High School principal, who was arrested for tampering with evidence, is back at school.

Top five returning Memphis area high school football running backs  The Commercial Appeal

Lincoln Pare rushed for over 2000 yards and earned a first-team all-state selection in 6A. Who else made the list?

Memphis charter operator continues strong band tradition at Fairley High School  Chalkbeat Colorado

*Fresh* from an outdoor practice on a grassy common area at Fairley High School in Memphis, Dedrick Jones puts aside his baritone for a moment to reflect on ...

SCS to appeal postseason ban on four high school basketball teams  WREG NewsChannel 3

The ban against the four schools came after the four schools were involved in brawls on Jan. 25, where as many as 400 people were involved.

Fairley High principal arrested for evidence tampering  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - The principal of Fairley High School was arrested on charged of tampering with and fabricating evidence. On February 15, police went to ...

Drake escorts cousin, date to Fairley High School prom in style  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Fairley High School got a surprise visitor at their prom — rapper Drake! Drake escorted his cousin, Jalaah Moore, and her date to the ...

Good Day Memphis At Fairley High For Local Prep Live  Local Memphis

It's that time again when folks are preparing for Local Prep Live under the Friday night lights. We headed to Fairley High School in Whitehaven as the students ...

Gunshot hits school bus in Whitehaven, injuring girl  WREG NewsChannel 3

A 15-year-old girl on her way home from school was injured Monday when someone fired a shot at a school bus, Memphis Police said.

Man accused of shooting Memphis school bus taken into custody  FOX13 Memphis

Police issued a warrant for Kortez Collins, 23, for 28 counts of Aggravated Assault.

TSSAA Lifts Post-Season Ban For Wooddale Following Fights At Game

UPDATE 2/8/2019: The TSSAA has lifted the post-season ban for Wooddale High School following fights at a basketball game. This means the school is now ...

Commercial Appeal All-Metro football team for 2018  The Commercial Appeal

St. George's, Sr. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 190. Position: Quarterback. Why chosen: The DII-AA West offensive player of the year threw for 2,655 yards and scored 32 total ...

Fairley High, former player to be honored by NFL for Super Bowl  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A Memphian and his former school will be honored by the NFL in a special program. The NFL is looking to honor high schools that have ...

Woman shot dead during argument in Whitehaven  WREG NewsChannel 3

A woman critically injured in a Whitehaven shooting has died.

15-year-old Fairly High School student accused of assaulting a counselor  WMC Action News 5

A 15-year-old boy at Fairley High School is accused of assaulting a counselor, and some parents say they want to see more done to keep everyone safe.

One in four students are chronically absent in Tennessee's state-run district. Here's what educators are doing about it.  Chalkbeat Tennessee

More than one in four children in Tennessee's state-run turnaround district were chronically absent from school last year. Until recently, Armani Fleming, ...

17 schools in Tennessee's turnaround district remain priority schools 6 years after first takeovers  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Four of the six original Memphis schools that were taken over by the state in 2012 are on the newest priority list released last week. And dozens of schools that ...

Three teens charged with robberies in Whitehaven, Westwood, Baptist Hospital  WREG NewsChannel 3

Three suspects were arrested Tuesday in connection with several armed robberies involving a shotgun, many involving students walking home from school in ...

See if your school is on the 2018 Priority List of schools performing in the bottom 5 percent  The Commercial Appeal

Schools can also be on the list if they are high schools with a graduation rate below 67 percent.

Wooddale postseason ban lifted; other two Memphis HS bans remain  USA TODAY High School Sports

Wooddale is back in the high school boys basketball playoffs. But Melrose and Westwood are not. Their two-year postseason ban remains in place as a result of ...

Gene Robinson brings discipline, success back to Fairley  The Commercial Appeal

As you walk into the main entrance at Fairley High School, you're greeted with a large poster featuring a quote from the famous poet and author Maya Angelou: ...

New school year kicks off with big changes, big goals  Chalkbeat Colorado

The start of the 2014-15 school year Monday marked the first day that eight districts—Shelby County Schools, which includes Memphis and some of the ...

Nine to Join the TSSAA Hall of Fame  Williamson Source

The 2019 TSSAA Hall of Fame inductees have been selected. Nine new members will be inducted into the TSSAA Hall of Fame at the annual luncheon at the ...

Facing closure, some Memphis parents hope to form K-8 school, but others aren't sold  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Shelby County Schools officials had hoped that a proposal generated by parents would help win support from others since parents rarely support closing a ...

TSSAA football playoffs second round scores  The Commercial Appeal

See who won in the second round of the TSSAA football playoffs.

Friday Football Fever: Week 2 scores and highlights  WMC Action News 5

It's Week 2 for TSSAA high school football teams, and that's means it's time for Friday Football Fever.

Former Red Bank Football Coach Tom Weathers Selected to TSSAA Hall of Fame  WDEF News 12

( HERMITAGE- – – The 2019 TSSAA Hall of Fame inductees have been selected. Nine new members will be inducted into the TSSAA Hall of Fame at ...

More Memphis area students are graduating high school. But what does that mean?  Chalkbeat Tennessee

The number of students graduating from high schools in Shelby County and across the state has been rising for the last 10 years, but recent allegations of ...

Memphis Catholic schools and three other applicants one step closer to becoming charters  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Memphis could be home to nine more charter schools next fall, which would bring the district to 63 schools in total.

As Tennessee's turnaround district enters its eighth school year, scores remain stubbornly low  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Only 3.4% of high schoolers in the Achievement School District met the state's proficiency standards on this year's math and English exams, while 12.6% of ...

Here's who's running for Memphis school board in August  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Fifteen people are vying for four seats on the Memphis school board. The election is Aug. 2.

The Haven  Memphis Daily News

It's not hard to find remnants of Whitehaven's past in a drive down Elvis Presley Boulevard, but none of those reminders are as vivid as the 122-year-old ...

FBI looking to hire agents in Memphis  WMC Action News 5

The FBI field office in Memphis is putting out the call for people who'd be interested in working as FBI agents.

See who wants to open a charter school in Memphis in 2019  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Ten charter organizations applied to Shelby County Schools ahead of the April 2 deadline to open 18 schools in 2019.

18-year-old arrested after allegedly leaving backpack with gun, drugs at school

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A teen is behind bars, accused of bringing a gun and drugs to school. A teacher at Fairley High School alerted the principal, who then ...

Free haircuts and styles for kids headed back to school  The Commercial Appeal

Several Memphis hair stylists and barbers will be providing free haircuts and styles for children to get them ready to go back to school. Here is a list of some of ...

Six charts showing test scores in schools that Tennessee wants to turn around  Chalkbeat Tennessee

State achievement test scores always invite local study and review. But in Memphis, the latest mixed results remain the source of intense scrutiny at local, state ...

Tennessee's takeover of low performing schools isn't working, study finds. Officials say changes underway.  The Tennessean

Five years of work shows the Tennessee Achievement School District's takeover model still isn't working.

Free back to school events in Mid-South  FOX13 Memphis

Several organizations in the Mid-South are giving away free school supplies and services, such as haircuts and health screenings this week, as parents prepare ...

Memphis school board election: 14 running for 4 seats in August  The Commercial Appeal

This year's Shelby County school board election promises a lot of action after a relatively quiet race two years ago. The election is Aug. 2.

School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...

CW30, Local 24 & Are Official Media Partners Of AAF’s Memphis Express

As the Alliance of American Football's inaugural season opens, The Memphis Express announced Nexstar Media Group's WLMT (CW30), WATN (Local 24), and ...

Two People Arrested for Helping Kids Skip School  WREG

Police arrested two adults and 7 juveniles hanging out at a house that smelled of marijuana.

Family of man killed at FedEx calls for more safety measures  WMC Action News 5

The family of the man who was killed while working at FedEx's Memphis Hub on Sunday is calling for more safety measures.

Obama to speak at Memphis high school  CBS

Couple pays off $30k in layaway at Whitehaven Wal-Mart  The Commercial Appeal

California couple paid off roughly $30000 in layaway merchandise at the Wal-Mart in Whitehaven this week.

Exclusive: Green Dot Public Schools pulls out of Raleigh-Egypt ASD takeover  Chalkbeat Colorado

Green Dot is the third operator this fall to pull out of an agreement with the ASD to take over struggling Memphis schools. Today's development delivers another ...

Simon will take over Director of Band position at Coahoma  Coahoma Community College

Press Release from Coahoma Community College Public Relations; (662) 621-4157 - Matthew Killebrew - ...

Roy Lee Ruffin, Jr.  San Diego Voice and Viewpoint

Roy Lee Ruffin, Jr. October 16, 1959 – March 12, 2017. ROY LEE RUFFIN, JR., affectionately known as “Bubba”, was born October 16, 1959 in Memphis, TN to ...

Community proposes plan to save Carver High School, one of the few low-performing schools Shelby County hasn't overhauled  Chalkbeat Colorado

If the third time's the charm for efforts to close George Washington Carver High School, it won't be because the community gave up on the long-struggling school.

Chandelier wedding cake made by former Memphian  WMC Action News 5

A baker with Memphis ties, created a wedding cake that looks just like an elegant chandelier. Even cooler, the cake can hang from the ceiling.

Brentwood football gets late turnover, beats Independence in double OT in second round  The Tennessean

BRENTWOOD — The Brentwood High School football team lost the bulk of its starters from a year ago, including Mr. Football semifinalist Carson Shacklett at ...

East Tennessee high school football: Week 6 roundup  Knoxville News Sentinel

Maryville-Fulton are among the East Tennessee high school football featured games in Week 6.

Hendersonville football beats Riverdale for first playoff win in three seasons  The Tennessean

First-year Hendersonville coach James Beasley led the Commandos to their first playoff win since 2015 on Friday.

Her Prom Closet supplies dresses and life lessons for teens  Chattanooga Times Free Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Every minute of every day in every week of every month in every year there is a tangible example of somebody or some group stepping ...

Votes are in: Harris is mayor, majority of funding body for Shelby County schools is new  Chalkbeat Tennessee

There will be eight new faces on the Shelby County Board of Commissioners this year — not to mention a new county mayor — after this Thursday's election.

Independence football only needs one quarterback in 42-31 win over Brentwood  The Tennessean

BRENTWOOD — Independence had planned on using two quarterbacks in its critical Region 6-6A matchup against at first-place Brentwood. Ethan Cash ...

Football Part of Planning at LeMoyne-Owen  Memphis Daily News

The new $13.5 million four-story residence hall at LeMoyne-Owen College that formally opened Friday, Oct. 18, is the latest symbol of growth on the campus of ...

Austin Peay State University football player Devin Stark joins Washington Redskins mini-camp  Clarksville Online

Clarksville, TN -Former Austin Peay State University wide receiver Devin Stark will join the Washington Redskins upcoming minicamp as a free-agent signee.

Instant Peay Play: Two former APSU Governors going through NFL Training Camps  Clarksville Online

Clarksville, TN – With the beginning of the college football preseason just around the corner, two former Austin Peay State University (APSU) football.

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