Essays by Academy freshmen impress CEO Champions

The Nashville Chamber of Commerce hosted the quarterly meeting of the CEO Champions on December 7. At the meeting, three freshmen were recognized for the outstanding essays they wrote about their experiences at the Career Exploration Fair held in October. Sponsored by Shoney’s Restaurants, the three grand prize winners of this year’s essay contest were Magdalene […]

What are the graduation requirements for the Academies of Nashville?

The graduation requirements for the Academies of Nashville align with the Tennessee Diploma Project, a statewide initiative to improve education throughout Tennessee (overview of the initiative). A new component of the state of Tennessee’s graduation standards requires all students to complete three credits in a focused area of study. Students in the Academies of Nashville fulfill […]

The Tennessee Diploma Project and the Academies of Nashville

The Tennessee Diploma Project is part of the national American Diploma Project, an initiative that aims to prepare all students for success in college and careers after high school.  The state of Tennessee’s goal is to raise standards and curricula by improving the quality of education students receive at all grade levels. Business roundtables gave […]

Students jumping into television broadcasting at Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School

In this entry of the Academies of Nashville Blog, Student Ambassador Gerald H. from Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School talks about the dynamic opportunities made possible by the Academy of Entertainment Communication. Pearl-Cohn is the first entertainment magnet high school in the United States. Through partnerships with local television stations and the tremendous generosity of […]