Great Schools Partnership - In The News

By Great Schools Partnership | This collection of news articles showcases initiatives Great Schools Partnership in Knoxville, Tenn. is involved with. Enjoy!

Lonsdale families talk human trafficking in community meeting

<b>KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --</b> Families from the Lonsdale Community attended a meeting Thursday, Nov. 2, at Lonsdale Elementary School to discuss the …

We did it! Today, students broke the world record for the number of students coding at one time. Thank you to all the students who participated, and to Brandon Bruce @cirrusinsight and @calebfristoe at @Code_TN for coming up this great idea and all your work to make it happen! https://t.co/btOhIouSHR

Ex-astronaut takes Knoxville elementary students out of this world

<b>KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --</b> NASA Astronaut Dr. Don Thomas, who flew on space shuttle Columbia three times and Discovery once, paid a special visit to …

Beaumont Magnet Academy moves arts to the playground with $100,000 grant

CLOSE<p>Wendy Clayton, Principal of Beaumont Elementary in Knoxville, talks about what makes the school special.<p>Humans love to create beauty. Composers, …

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Kids learn to read through Shakespeare, battle Tenn. illiteracy rate

<b>KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --</b> They're using the words of Shakespeare.<p>Raven Battle, a 7th grader, has recently learned reading can be fun, through …

Knoxville Literacy Event (Overview)

Shakespeare in Shades camp at Vine Middle

During the month of June, Knox County students enrolled in Shakespeare in Shades will work daily with UT theatre students and Knox County theatre and …

Knox County summer programs aim to boost reading proficiency

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A summer program aims to boost reading proficiency for rising middle school students in Knox County.<p>"Reading is something that …

Great Schools Partnership kicks off summer programs

Great Schools Partnership (GSP) is coordinating more summer enrichment activities at its community schools than ever before.<p>This summer GSP is …

Knox County students learn importance of dental health

Dogwood Elementary surprised with $10,000 grant

The community came together to give one South Knoxville elementary school an outdoor classroom. But a surprise from a national organization is going …

Glasses give kids new vision in the classroom

<b>KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --</b> Green Magnet Academy students aren't sure what the future holds, nor can they see what tomorrow will bring, but what they …

ORNL partners with Vine to promote science, engineering - The Knoxville Focus

By Ken Lay<p>Students from Vine Magnet Middle School got the opportunity to see science in action Thursday morning with the help from scientists from …

Engineering

Congratulations to Vine Middle for being selected to represent our state in the national Student Spaceflight Experiments competition. https://t.co/CmgR3gnaYc

Thank A Teacher Week

Live at Five at 4October 27, 2016Thank-A-Teacher Week, Nov. 14-18, 2016, theGreat Schools Partnership invites you to share your most memorable …

Former students surprise Knox County teacher with thank you report card

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Do you have a teacher who really made a difference in your life? Two Hardin Valley Academy graduates wanted to do something big to …

Knox County community schools staying open during fall break

More than 60,000 students are out of school for Knox County Schools’ fall break this week, leaving some low-income students to risk missing meals …

Looking in on a community school Christenberry is thriving | Shopper

Working at Christenberry Elementary School is like coming home to Tiffany Davidson, site resource coordinator for the Great Schools Partnership’s …

Leaders for Readers

‘Be Not Afraid of Greatness:’ Students Engage With Middle-Schoolers through Theater

Theater students at UT are working with the Great Schools Partnership and Knox County Schools on a reading enrichment pilot program that seeks to …

New Community Schools

Walking school bus brings fun, safety to students at Christenberry Elementary

Posted: May 11, 2016<p>SHARE<p>Christenberry Elementary School students walk home as part of the Walking School Bus program on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. The …

Leading the way: Reading volunteers recognized for valuable contributions

Barbara Chandler, left, and Jessica Holman talk with Anne Crais, center, during the Leaders for Readers appreciation reception at the East Tennessee …

Buzz Thomas: Role is to continue Knox school system’s ‘journey’

Buzz Thomas, newly named interim superintendent of Knox County Schools, says he wants to continue the school system's journey forward. (CAITIE …

Visitors aim to take community school idea to Memphis

Student Tsion Haileselassie dances during Ronda Mostella's music class in the community school program at Pond Gap Elementary School on Thursday, …

Knoxville Focus for April 27, 2015 - The Knoxville Focus

Community Schools 2: Christenberry Elementary<p>By Sally Absher<p>sallyabsher@knoxfocus.com<p>As part of our series on Community Schools, we had the …

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Great Schools Partnership nationally ranked as Top Education Foundation

<b>Great Schools Partnership nationally ranked as Top Education Foundation</b><p>KNOXVILLE – Tennessee’s Great Schools Partnership has been ranked 24th in the …

Keep Knoxville Beautiful

Keep Knoxville Beautiful, Knoxville, Tennessee. 1,855 likes · 106 talking about this · 22 were here. Promoting a Cleaner, Greener, More Beautiful …

Girls Inc. empowers girls to do anything they set their mind to

<b>KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) --</b> It's tough enough growing up, let alone being a girl.<p>But Girls Inc., an after school program in Oak Ridge and Knoxville, …