200 partners. One goal.

Humbled. Honored. Grateful. Just a few words to describe our feelings about the great success and milestone we have reached in the past few months. More than 216 Nashville business and community organizations have committed to one goal by becoming a PENCIL partner with the Academies of Nashville- bettering the future of Nashville youth. Thank […]

A Cause for Celebration- 200 Business Partnerships and Growing!

A new era of community involvement has begun in Metro Nashville Public Schools. More than 200 business and community partnerships exist in the Academies of Nashville- including 80 brand new partnerships! On Wednesday, Jan. 31, MNPS Chief Academy Office Jay Steel. Mayor Karl Dean, and PENCIL Executive Director Connie Williams will recognize the incredible growth […]

Get in the Loop! Cheekwood creates a unique experience for two MNPS high schools.

“The Loop Project is a collaborative project between Cheekwood, Antioch High School and Hillsboro High School. The program will bring together eight art students from each school to work with two artists. Nashville-based Hans Schmitt Matzen and New York-based Gieves Anderson create collaborative pieces of work using a variety of mediums and methods. Their work and […]

College Ready: Academically and Financially!

On behalf of all high schools involved, we want to thank everyone from the Hermitage and Nashville Deloitte offices who volunteered at the High School FAFSA Drives this month.  Thanks to you and all of the FAFSA volunteers from Deloitte, they have reached two MNPS-FAFSA milestones  on January 17, 2013.   Milestone #1—100 plus families […]