Need More Energy? Watch This.

Originally shared by Ford Next Generation Learning.  With relatives living all the way in Jamaica, Shakarah transformed her academy network into her family. Through her Alternative Energy production class she developed meaningful relationships with her peers that are sure to last a lifetime. Join Shakarah as she introduces us to the world class, and famous […]

Exploring Our Options

Job shadowing give students the opportunity to see the realities of a profession or industry and the connections between learning and the real world. Jacquelyn M. and Chassity S., students from Maplewood High School,  participated in a job shadow with the Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital.  In this post, Jacquelyn and Cassity write about their experience. We learned many things in the […]

Cheers, Tears, and Celebrating Ten Years

This year is the Academies of Nashville 10-Year Anniversary! While we will be celebrating all year long, we hosted a special presentation at the December Administrative and Supervisory Meeting last week. Hear from students from each of the Academies of Nashville schools on how the academies have helped their pursue their college and career goals. […]

The Story of a Student Athlete- Hillsboro High’s Darius Ferguson

By Rashed Fakhruddin Student athlete Darius Ferguson has a game plan both on and off the basketball court. The Hillsboro High School varsity basketball player averages 11 points and six assists per game and helped lead his team to the state tournament two years in a row, but his priorities remain focused on academics and […]