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50th HS Reunion held in Memphis, 10/1/2016. Join the Facebook Group (after 3/220) for details.

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Germantown High students, parents concerned over racist language in video  WREG NewsChannel 3

The video has been circulating on social media. Germantown High School students say it's a classmate of theirs seen in the video repeating racial slurs.

Germantown High School teacher accused of using racial slur in class, officials say | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

Officials are investigating after a Germantown High School teacher is accused of using a racial slur in a classroom.

The Commercial Appeal  The Commercial Appeal

August 10, 2015 - Veteran Germantown High School teacher Goldie Terrell says the Pledge alonside his homeroom class on the first day of school. Terrell, who ...

Family: Bullying was not factor in student’s suicide  WMC

A Houston High School family is calling for an end to the speculation surrounding the suicide of a student.

Why this Memphis principal says hiring former students is the 'ultimate compliment'  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Barbara Harmon of Germantown High School is a finalist this year for Tennessee Principal of the Year.

Germantown high school student dies after crashing into truck on I-270  WJLA

Shortly after sunrise Thursday, a rose garden's worth of flowers began to accumulate within Josh Snyder's assigned parking space at Northwest High School in ...

Tennessee Super 25 high school football poll  The Commercial Appeal

Who are the best high school football teams in Tennessee this season? The USA Today Network - Tennessee has started its Tennessee Super 25 poll. A group ...

What Lincoln Pare is doing to make sure his football career does not end at Houston  The Commercial Appeal

Running back Lincoln Pare is among the state's leaders in rushing yardage, but he does not have any scholarship offers yet.

Cherry resigns as Houston High School principal, citing need to concentrate on personal time  The Commercial Appeal

Houston High School Principal Kyle Cherry confirmed Monday afternoon that he has resigned as head of the only high school in the Germantown Municipal ...

Germantown High student accidentally shoots another student with BB gun | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

A Germantown High School principal had to notify parents after an accidental shooting at the high school Tuesday.

Two Germantown students cited for disorderly conduct for threat written on desk  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A threat was found written on a student desk at Germantown HS the morning of Feb. 19. Two students involved were cited for disorderly conduct.

Germantown offers SCS $25 million for namesake schools  The Commercial Appeal

Germantown city and schools leaders offered Shelby County Schools $25 million Tuesday to purchase the city's three namesake schools and bring the ...

Students form huge prayer circle at Germantown High School  WMC Action News 5

GERMANTOWN, TN (WMC) - One man is proving that a video of students praying is far more powerful than images of violence. Facebook user Kelvin Gee ...

Germantown grad invents app that rewards for less phone usage  WMC Action News 5

Got an addiction to your phone? There's an app for that. A Memphis native created an app that rewards you for putting down your phone and living in the ...

'I'm innocent': Choir director says 'mob mentality' tarnished his good name  WMC Action News 5

A former teacher at Houston High School is speaking up to defend himself against accusations he says are untrue.

Allegations Tennessee Teacher Used Racial Slur in Class Prompts Investigation  Yahoo News

Students at Germantown High School say they felt "uncomfortable" when a teacher repeated the n-word in class multiple times.

Germantown man, former soccer coach killed in Nashville I-440 crash  The Commercial Appeal

A Germantown man with close connections to the local soccer scene was killed Thursday night in a one-car crash on Interstate 440 in Nashville, according to ...

Germantown high school alum stars in 'Detroit'  WMC Action News 5

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - We're sending a HIGH 5 to a former Germantown student lighting up the Hollywood screen in a major motion picture now out in theaters.

Man arrested for injuring Germantown High School student with BB gun  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A young man is in hot water after he allegedly shot a Germantown High School student with a BB gun.

2 Germantown High School students arrested on drug charges  WMC Action News 5

GERMANTOWN, TN (WMC) - One week before Christmas, two Germantown High School students were arrested on drug charges. Shelby County Sheriff's Office ...

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.

Germantown High graduate, Golden State Warrior has jersey retired  WMC Action News 5

The first player from Germantown High School to appear in the NBA became the first person to have his number retired at the school on Friday.

Warriors Guard Ian Clark Honored by Germantown High School

Warriors guard Ian Clark had his jersey retired by his alma mater, Germantown High School, in a ceremony on Friday evening on campus. Clark, who attended ...

Family, friends remember Germantown man killed in Nashville I-440 crash  The Commercial Appeal

As a player on the soccer field, he was competitive. As a coach, he mentored many. Chester Linebarier III, 31, loved his family, his dogs and making an impact ...

James Thomas named Houston football coach  The Commercial Appeal

James Thomas, a longtime Houston High assistant, has been named the school's permanent head football coach.

WILLIAM RAYBURN CHARGES: Ex-Houston HS choir director accused of kissing students not facing criminal charges, officials say | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

The former choir director at a Germantown high school who was fired for inappropriately touching and kissing students will not be criminally charged, according ...

Kenwood High heads west to find new boys basketball coach Jason James  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

With experience at the college level (UT Martin) and in high school (Germantown) Kenwood finds its new head boys basketball coach in Jason James.

Germantown's Mickey Callaway to Begin Managerial Career with New York Mets  Memphis Daily News

Baseball is built for sweet stories of nostalgia and the innocence of youth. When Mickey Callaway was a kid he would spend lazy summer afternoons visiting ...

Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi tax free weekends  The Commercial Appeal

Tax free weekend in Memphis starts July 27. What can you buy and how much can you spent?

Review: Farm & Fries serves juicy and creative burgers in Germantown  The Commercial Appeal

Farm & Fries in Germantown serves flavorful burgers and hand-cut fries.

5 things to know about the Germantown Festival  The Commercial Appeal

Germantown Festival is this weekend. Here are things to know before heading to the festival.

Young a Finalist for National High School Musical Awards  Memphis Flyer

Memphis lives on Broadway thanks to the National High School Music Awards (the Jimmy Awards) and recent Hernando High School grad Riley Thad Young.

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 ...

Michael Collins of Germantown High school has been named a Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week

MEMPHIS, Tenn- Michael Collins of Germantown High school has been named a Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week. Michael says he loves his students ...

Germantown Presbyterian renovation yields reminders of its Civil War past  The Commercial Appeal

Buckles, buttons, harmonica pieces, bullets, spoons and other items have turned up inches beneath the soil.

Ted Horrell, Germantown High School Principal, Apologizes For Presentation On Race, Test Scores  Huffington Post

A Tennessee high school principal has issued a letter of apology to parents and students for saying the school's black students are “less smart,” as evidenced by ...

Orpheum Announces Nominees for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

On Thursday, May 24 at 7pm, students and supporters from 29 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at the Orpheum Theatre for the 9th Annual ...

Memphis area high school football defensive players to watch in 2018  The Commercial Appeal

The high school football season begins this week in Memphis and Tennessee. Here is a look at the top returning offensive players in the area. Tarique Barnes ...

50 questions for the Memphis high school football season 50 days from opening night  The Commercial Appeal

The high school football season in Memphis starts 50 days from today, on Aug. 17, 2018.

Germantown football uses 3 third-quarter TD passes by Ethan Payne to beat Houston  The Commercial Appeal

Germantown hit Houston with three touchdown passes from Ethan Payne in an impressive third quarter before going on to defeat the Mustangs, 35-24.

Election commission abandons Agricenter as early voting site after complaints  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Shelby County Election Commission voted Friday to throw out the Agricenter as a polling location the first five days of early voting after ...

Germantown Moves on New School Site South of Poplar  Memphis Daily News

The city of Germantown is moving toward a contract on 33 acres of land south of Poplar Avenue for a new elementary school. Proposed contract to buy land for ...

Germantown teen scores perfect on SAT and ACT  WMC Action News 5

A Shelby County Schools student has accomplished two nearly-impossible feats, achieving perfect scores on both the ACT and SAT.

Jauan Jennings' path to redemption: apologies, maturity, hard work  Chattanooga Times Free Press

There's no such thing as taking it easy when it comes to Jauan Jennings and his competitive drive.

Rugby connects Memphis area football players on opposite sides of tense rivalry  USA TODAY High School Sports

There's another side to one of Memphis' more intense "backyard-style" rivalries -- the two schools shared a state title-winning rugby team this past spring.

Beloved former educator, alderman Ernest Chism dies at 77

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A veteran leader in the Germantown and Shelby County communities has passed away. Ernest Chism, who was prominent in both the ...

Germantown High Grad Mickey Callaway New N.Y. Mets Manager  Memphis Daily News

When Germantown High School graduate Mickey Callaway manages his first professional baseball game, it will be from the dugout of the New York Mets.

Looking to curb absenteeism, other chronic problems, Memphis invests in data specialists with Gates money  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Solving problems like chronic absenteeism is the goal of the nearly $1 million philanthropic dollars earmarked for 15 Shelby County schools.

Man arrested for stealing Apple computers from Germantown High School

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. — A man has been arrested for stealing a dozen Apple computers and keyboards from the Germantown High School library earlier this ...

See inside: Casablanca opens third location  Memphis Business Journal

Casablanca Restaurant's third location opened earlier this month, about a year and a half after owner Aimer Shtaya bought the Germantown property it sits on.

Pride of Collierville Marching Band steps up with new staff  The Commercial Appeal

Channing Perrett twirled a blazing baton as dozens of young musicians formed the shape of a tunnel on the football field and a deep voice revved up the crowd.

Shelby County election: David Bradford, Tom Carpenter running for commission  The Commercial Appeal

The candidates are running for Shelby County Commission District 2 in the August 2 election.

MEMPHIS HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Scores from around the Mid-South | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

FOX13 is your home for scores across Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.

Top Memphis high school athletes commit with colleges  WMC Action News 5

Several Memphis high school student-athletes made their official college selection on National Signing Day.

Weathersbee: Poverty and culture are feeding children's obesity here. What can schools do about it?  The Commercial Appeal

Tennessee weighs in with the fattest kids. But poverty and culture are tough obstacles to overcome.

SCS Attendance Zone Proposal Affects 7000 Students  Memphis Daily News

Shelby County Schools board members got their first detailed look Wednesday, Feb. 19, at a set of more than two dozen changes in student attendance zones in ...

Memphis actor stars as giant gorilla in 'Rampage'  WMC Action News 5

A Memphis native is coming to the big screen this month.

Germantown Pitches to Retain All Its Schools, but the School Board Says No  Memphis Flyer

Superintendent Hopson leaves only faint hope that the suburb, deserted by its suburban allies, could regain three institutions via negotiation.

AP Tennessee high school football rankings  The Tennessean

A look at the Associated Press high school football rankings through two weeks of the regular season.

Memphis native gets first shot as MLB manager

NEW YORK-A person familiar with the decision says the New York Mets have hired Cleveland pitching coach Mickey Callaway as their manager.

Memphians sign around the country on National Signing Day  WMC Action News 5

Christmas may be next Saturday, but with the new NCAA-mandated early signing period, it came early for college football.

Historic School Year Opening Has Familiar Look  Memphis Daily News

Germantown High School principal Ted Horrell warned a busload of school board members, staff and interim superintendent Dorsey Hopson that they were ...

McKendree Sweeps Division I Opponents Southern Illinois and Saint Louis  Swimming World Magazine

(O'FALLON, Ill., Oct. 20) – The McKendree University swimming and diving program hosted four teams in a meet on Saturday afternoon. The men's team swam ...

One county, seven districts: Vying for students as Shelby County Schools de-merges  Chalkbeat Colorado

With less than six months to go before the new school year starts, six new suburban districts and the Shelby County school system, which will include Memphis ...

UT Vols: Walk on Garrett Johnson gives his shoes away to a homeless Knoxville man  Knoxville News Sentinel

University of Tennessee walk-on Garrett Johnson is elevating his title as a "Tennessee Volunteer" to a whole new meaning. His generosity was captured on ...

3-star DB Jaylin Williams commits to Ole Miss  Red Cup Rebellion

Ole Miss has focused most of their recruiting efforts this year on the defensive side of the ball. And who could blame them after the 2016 season they had. Now ...

Memphis Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. 2018 Debutantes  Memphis Flyer

The Memphis Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. has been fostering the development of young African American women of culture and honor ...

Indiana football early signing period: Hoosiers land versatile Cornerback from Tennessee  The Crimson Quarry

The Indiana Football program has added a cornerback to their 2017 recruiting class, as former Ole Miss commit Jaylin Williams has signed with the Hoosiers.

What if high school were different? Memphis stakeholders key in on 'project-based learning'  Chalkbeat Tennessee

What if Memphis decided to “do high school” differently from its current approach, shifting to a model where students gain deep knowledge by actively exploring ...

Overdose victim donates heart to woman with congestive heart failure  WMC Action News 5

It is "Go Red" day, the kickoff for the American Heart Association's month-long campaign to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease, the leading killer of ...

Local Student Helping Children In Pakistan  Local Memphis

Education is a twofold process, taking in knowledge and then applying it to the real world.

Outside the Loop: Chick-fil-A confirms Bartlett store opening next year  The Commercial Appeal

Outside the Loop: Bartlett's long pursuit of Chick-fil-A successful as restaurant confirms opening in spring 2018.

'Praying in' the school year at Martin Luther King HS  The Philadelphia Tribune

Clergy, elected officials, and community leaders prayed for divine intervention in Philadelphia schools, at the "First Day Prayer" held at the Promise Academy at ...

Memphis native makes head coaching debut for New York Mets  WMC Action News 5

A Memphis native made his MLB managerial debut Thursday as his New York Mets took the field for Opening Day.

Patricia “Pat” Williams of Manteo, Dec. 5  The Outer Banks Voice

Patricia “Pat” Williams, 82, of Manteo, NC died Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in her home surrounded by loving family and friends. She was born on October ...

Schools Loom Large in Germantown's Mayoral Race | Politics Feature | Memphis News and Events  Memphis Flyer

The hope of regaining three flagship facilities from SCS is a hot-button issue in Palazolo-Brogdon contest.

Dr. Leisa Justus Named Principal of Blackman High  Wgnsradio

Dr. Leisa Justus has been named the new principal of Blackman High School, Director of Schools Don Odom announced Thursday.

Covering Shelby County Juvenile Court: defendant talks about experience inside detention center  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Shelby County Juvenile Court is still under federal monitoring, though the Department of Justice recently announced it was dropping some of ...

Local Hero: World Bowling Champion Gary Faulkner  Local Memphis

A Mid-Southerner has made history! Germantown High School alum Gary Faulkner is the Professional Bowler Association's World Champion and tonight's Local ...

Memphian Ian Clark wins title with Warriors  WMC Action News 5

Former Germantown High School basketball star Ian Clark won his first NBA Championship on Monday with the Golden State Warriors.

Top scholars will be honored at annual SCS dinner  WMC Action News 5

Some of Shelby County Schools brightest high school seniors will be honored during the annual Valedictorian and Salutatorian Scholars' Dinner on Thursday ...

Are Achievement Schools a Problem or the Solution?  Memphis Daily News

Forgiveness or farewell: What should be the fate of the Achievement School District? Among Memphis legislators, it just depends. State Rep. Mark White calls ...

Welcome, Dale Watson! And more!  Memphis Flyer

Now that the weather's warm and everyone's outside, you don't know who or what you're going to run into when you're out and about. I...

Ikea Seeks $16 Million Permit For First Memphis Store  Memphis Daily News

Future Ikea Store On 42 Acres In Cordova Permit Cost: $16 million. Application Date: July 2015. Owner/Tenant: Ikea Details: Ikea is moving forward with its ...

IU football announces 23 signees on National Signing Day  Indiana Daily Student

The IU football program received National Letters of Intent from 23 high school football players from around the country Wednesday. All 21 players who were ...

Updated: Nashville area football schedule changes due to Hurricane Harvey  The Tennessean

Week 3 Games. Thursday. Sequatchie Co. 48,Cannon Co. 6. Cane Ridge 42, La Vergne 0. Beech 64, Glencliff 0. FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn. Week 2: ...

With Dad's Help, Ridge Smith Off to Chase His MLB Dream  Memphis Daily News

Over the years, there wasn't much down time and not a lot of quiet moments. Over the years, there was a sustained echo – the ping, ping, ping of an aluminum ...

Top Nashville area high school football games for Week 3  The Tennessean

Here's a look at the top 10 Nashville-area high school football matchups for Week 3 of the 2017 season.

David Kernell, Whose Email Stunt Made History, Dies From Effects of MS  Memphis Flyer

David Kernell, whose father, Mike Kernell, is a School Board member and a moderate former Democratic state Representative and who, like his activist parents, ...

Last One Standing | City Beat  Memphis Flyer

"Has-been" brawler George Tiller faces old age and 10 years in Parchman.

Deaths in Central Florida: 8/26  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association | HS Tennis Championships  DigitalSports

SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association/ SCIAA Shelby County Interscholastic Athletic Association. /; /; /. HS Tennis Championships.

Demerger Debate  Memphis Daily News

In five months, a new school year will begin in Shelby County. And for a second straight academic year, many parents will be able to say it is unlike any in their ...

Men arrested for attempted burglary to appear in court | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

Two men arrested for attempted burglary Monday will face a judge Wednesday in Germantown.

Alternative program gives troubled youth a second chance

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. -- Three Wooddale High School students will get a second chance after getting caught gambling and fighting in the cafeteria. They've ...

Billy Turner’s church members react to his arrest as suspect prepares for court appearance  WREG NewsChannel 3

COLLIERVILLE, TN - We will begin to get our first glimpse at how 46-year-old Billy Turner is connected to Lorenzen Wright when Turner`s case starts in the ...

High School Musical Award Nominations, 2014 | Intermission Impossible  Memphis Flyer

"Spamalot" at Memphis University School The Orpheum Theatre has announced nominees for the 2014 High School Musical Theatre Awards. The award ...

Well-known Memphis attorney arrested | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

Memphis police arrested a well-known Memphis Lawyer.

Alan B. Campbell | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Alan B. Campbell, 58, of Maidencreek Twp., passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Twp., PA.

Warrant issued for arrest of Sherrie Daly  WMC Action News 5

A warrant has been issued for Sherrie Daly, ex-wife of golfer John Daly, after Memphis Police said she picked up her 16-year-old son from Germantown High ...

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