Saint Thomas Health Scholars Program Puts Students on Career Path to Healthcare

Originally posted to Saint Thomas Health Beat It was a night to shine. It was a night to celebrate. One hundred students from nine high schools with health & science academies in Metro Nashville were selected to the Saint Thomas Health Scholars Program. The program, one of the first of its kind in the nation, provides […]

Overton Student’s Work Featured in Two Science Publications

Overton High School senior Yasmin Alvarado-Rayo is being published in the IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine and Young Scientist journal for her work on a modular robotics kit that can be used to support STEM education. Yasmin, pictured right, is a student in the Overton Academy of Health Sciences. As part of the team at The […]

Congratulations to the 2016 Academy Awards Nominees

2016 NOMINEES The following categories will be decided through an anonymous online ballot   Academy Partnership of the Year, Arts, Media & Communications Frist Center For the Visual Arts and the Academy of Art, Design, & Communication at Hillwood High School Stones River National Battlefield and the CMT Academy of Digital Design & Communication at […]

Overton paving the way for Biliteracy

In world that’s globally connected at the push of a button, multi-cultural exposure is an invaluable asset to youth. At Overton High School, students are being rewarded for breaking language barriers. The Seal of Biliteracy is awarded to students who have mastered two languages. The program is designed to place value on bilingual students’ skills […]

College? Career Tech? In Nashville, Teens Do Both

Originally posted to National Public Radio  Schools don’t like to use the V-word anymore — “vocational,” as in “vocational education.” Administrators say the word is outdated, along with the idea of offering job-training courses only to students who are going straight into the workforce. Nashville, Tenn., is trying a new approach. The public school system there […]