Fun with the Sun

Twenty Biotechnology students traveled to Vanderbilt University’s VINSE laboratories on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 for a day in the lab learning about alternative energy and the present need our society, in fact, our world has for developing alternative means of producing electricity.  The lab consisted of making prototype solar cells using blackberry dye to enhance […]

Antioch and Whites Creek Continue to set the National Standard

Five more Metro Academies rank among the nation’s best It’s becoming an annual tradition in Metro Schools. For the third year in a row, we are proud to announce another group of high school Academies earning “model status” from the National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC). This is the highest designation for a high school academy, […]

Whites Creek wins Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Environmental and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau announced the winners of the 2014 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards today. Among the list of 11 winners who were recognized for their achievements and positive impact on the state’s natural resources, was our own Whites Creek high School. “Today’s announcement celebrates Tennesseans who are […]

Great Things Happening at Overton High School: A Principals’ Perspective

John Overton High School has long prided themselves as excelling in academics, athletics, and the arts.  Certainly this year has been no exception in that tradition.  They have had students competing at the State and National level in VEX Robotics, Science Olympiad, and HOSA.  This spring they swept District 12 with championships in Baseball, Softball, […]

Tie for Academy of the Year

On May 12, 2014, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Academy Awards. Teachers, principals, business partners, and community interest groups came together to celebrate the achievements of the 2013-2014 school year and recognize those schools that have made outstanding gains.  For the first time ever, two academies tied for the Academy of […]