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Craigmont High School
October 5, 2018
Memphis high school’s prized planetarium still needs upgrades, but students are already fascinated by what it can do
The planetarium helps garner student interest in careers they might not have known about before, such as astronomy and aerospace engineering.
In the dark
August 18, 2017
With solar eclipse looming, shuttered school planetarium represents ‘missed opportunity’ for Memphis students
Craigmont High School's planetarium is a significant teaching tool that’s tailor-made for the rare atmospheric event, but it sits idle and in need of a makeover.
July 20, 2017
Boys & Girls Clubs coming to two Memphis schools after all
After voting it down initially, Shelby County leaders agree to foot the bill for the nonprofit's first school-based programs in Memphis.
May 15, 2017
Memphis schools have space. Boys & Girls Clubs have programming. Now they just need money to put clubs in three schools.
Grappling with under-enrolled schools and significant neighborhood needs, Memphis school leaders seek to fill some empty space by partnering with the Boys & Girls Club.
September 14, 2016
U.S. education chief highlights tools to reduce barriers to college during Memphis visit
John King talks up college opportunity and resources to get there during his first visit to Memphis as U.S. education secretary.
September 13, 2016
U.S. education chief to focus on college opportunity in Memphis, where more students are applying but fewer are ready
John King will highlight ways students and parents can access and pay for college when he speaks at a college fair at Craigmont High School.
September 7, 2016
U.S. education secretary to visit four Tennessee schools next week
John King is scheduled for stops in Bristol, Knoxville, Chattanooga and Memphis during a back-to-school bus tour.
August 11, 2016
Once a shining star, Craigmont High School’s planetarium due for a makeover
The principal of the Memphis school is raising money to get Craigmont's unique teaching tool back in working order.
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