White Station Senior Plans To Continue Cancer Research After Graduation

Meet White Station High School Senior Anup Challa. Anup plans to attend Vanderbilt University, Columbia University or Princeton University. Read More

White Station Senior Headed to Duke On Full Ride Scholarship

Meet White Station High School senior Katyln Hurst. Katyln is headed to Duke University on a full scholarship. Read More

Overton HS Teachers Create Math Rap Video For MAP Testing

Overton High School is using its strength in the creative arts to get read for MAP testing. Read More

Willow Oaks Receives Gift Of Reading

The sun is shining and students are running off energy on the front lawn of Willow Oaks Elementary.  After a long morning of taking state tests, the last place you might expect to find enthusiasm is inside a classroom.  However, if you walk inside, it won’t take long to find it. Read More

SCS Wins National Music Education Award

For the sixth year in a row, Shelby County Schools has received a Best Communities for Music Education Award from the NAMM Foundation. Read More

Grahamwood Student Wins Memphis In May Poster Competition

A Grahamwood Elementary student’s artwork will be on display across the city of Memphis over the next month. Read More

Overton High School Hosts Academic Signing Day

Overton High School honored its seniors who earned scholarships Friday with Academic Signing Day. Read More

Rozelle Students Visit Art Classes At The University Of Memphis

Rozelle Elementary art students are getting a master class in how to paint a picture of success. Read More

Student-Based Budgeting — A New Opportunity for Equality & Achievement

In March 2017, School Board members voted in support of a new, innovative student-based funding model that aims to drive academic achievement by empowering school leaders to make funding decisions. SCS will pilot the transformational student-based funding model in several schools in 2018-19, with intentions of scaling up for all schools by 2019-20. Here, Chief of Strategy & Performance Management Brad Leon shares his perspective on why this initiative is so important.  Read More