Presidential Visit to the Academies of Nashville

What a week it has been in Nashville and Metro Nashville Public Schools?! On Thursday, Jan. 31, President Barack Obama visited McGavock High School and praised the Academies of Nashville, students, teachers, business partners, and parents. In fact, the President spent a large portion of this speech discussing the Academies of Nashville, saying: “It’s working. […]

Academies of Nashville Winter Leadership Retreat

  It’s that time of year again. Students are preparing for final exams, teachers are working to record grades, and everyone is eagerly awaiting Winter break. While many schools throughout country are buried in number two pencils and bubble sheets, educators in Metro Nashville Public Schools are using this time to discuss how to make […]

2013 My Future. My Way. Career Exploration Fair

When it comes to experiential learning, the Freshman Class of 2013-2014 took part in a day they will never forget! On October 30, nearly 6,000 students from 20 different MNPS High Schools packed into the Music City Center for the 4th Annual Career Exploration Fair. More than 130 businesses from throughout Middle Tennessee spent the […]

Academies of Nashville see success and growth at NCAC Conference

Metro high schools really wowed the crowds and impressed educators from across America at the National Career Academy Coalition (NCAC) national conference on Nov. 7 in Phoenix, Arizona. Metro Schools held court in 24 sessions, with students, teachers, counselors, assistant principals, principals, central office staff and community partners at PENCIL and the Chamber of Commerce all taking part. […]

MNPS Virtual School Takes Historic Step

Tennessee’s first public virtual school adopts the Academy model   From the district that brought you Tennessee’s first public virtual school, Metro Schools is excited and proud to introduce the Virtual Academy of Business and Marketing. With this, MNPS Virtual School becomes the first virtual school in the world to adopt the academy model. “Virtual […]