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From state take-over to national model. During the 2006-2007 school year, the Academies of Nashville was only a dream– an ambitious, high school transformation effort that would bring together families, educators, and the community to improve our schools. Ten years later, that dream has come to fruition. Graduation rates have increased. Student attendance is at […]
The awards have been piling up for Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School student, Laith Emanuel, including the prestigious honor for receiving a National Student Emmy Award at 16-years-old. Congratulations Laith! See Laith and Mr. Anthony Young’s acceptance speech from the awards ceremony. See the entire Citizen Laith documentary.
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 […]
Every student enters the career fair with feelings of savory excitement from the thought that they are beginning to step out and make their mark on the world. Each person realizes that have the chance to be whoever or whatever they dream. The fair offered me that experience, but I felt shaky at first, questions […]
Last week, I attended a field trip that has changed my perspective on my future career. Along with over 300 of my classmates, we traveled to the Music City Center for the Freshmen Career Fair. Once we arrived, I was totally amazed at all of the different types of jobs that are available out there. […]