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Charges dropped against Collierville High athletic director, school district says  WREG NewsChannel 3

Domestic violence charges have been dropped against the Collierville High School assistant principal and athletic director.

New Collierville High School: 'A leap of faith' realized  The Commercial Appeal

August 13 is the first day of school for more than 2000 students at the new Collierville High School.

US Navy Band performing concert at Collierville High School  WMC

The U.S. Navy chooses only 25 schools to visit for their tour, making it great honor for CHS.

Collierville baseball booster club charged fees not approved by school board  WMC

State investigators say Collierville High School's baseball booster club charged students thousands of dollars it shouldn't have, deposited money into the wrong ...

Racial graffiti spotted on desk at Collierville High School  WMC Action News 5

Parents at Collierville High School are upset after racially-charged vandalism was spotted on a desk at school.

The US Navy band will give a concert at Collierville High School. Here's how to get tickets  The Commercial Appeal

The United States Navy Band will come to Collierville this spring, playing a full concert at the new high school as part of a national tour to promote the Navy and ...

Collierville Schools' transfer fee raises $314K in first year  The Commercial Appeal

Officials with Collierville Schools say that as they close the district's first semester after implementing a new tuition policy for transfer students, there have been ...

State data shows black students with disabilities treated differently in Collierville schools  WREG NewsChannel 3

African-American students with disabilities were being identified and disciplined in Collierville Schools more often than white students, according to state data ...

Tennessee high school names $18.5 million sportsplex  USA TODAY High School Sports

Collierville High School recently completed and named its $18.5 million football field and supporting facilities.

Aitken: Look Beyond Price Of New Collierville High School  Memphis Daily News

The day after the ribbon cutting, the toughest critics of the new Collierville High School got to look around – the high school's seniors begin classes Monday, Aug ...

Divided Collierville board moves to start school later  The Commercial Appeal

In a difficult vote, a majority of the Collierville School Board decided Thursday night to start school later next year, moving closer in line with start times at the top ...

Racial Slur Discovered Inside Collierville High School

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn ( - Collierville's new $94 million high school is already dealing with graffiti. Tuesday, school officials said they tracked ...

Collierville Schools Superintendent John Aitken retiring at end of school year  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville Superintendent and longtime Shelby County education leader John Aitken will retire at the end of this school year. Aitken made the announcement ...

Collierville High parent: Racial slur on school desk not an isolated incident  The Commercial Appeal

The father of the 15-year-old Collierville High School student who discovered a racial slur on a desk this week spoke out Wednesday night at the town school ...

Collierville students, parents, faculty excited for first year in new $94M school  WMC Action News 5

One week from tomorrow, students and faculty at Collierville High School will kick off a brand new school year in a brand new building.

Collierville middle, high schools change start times in 2019  WMC

Big changes are coming to Collierville schools next year in the form of later start times.

Pride of Collierville Marching Band steps up with new staff  The Commercial Appeal

Channing Perrett twirled a blazing baton as dozens of young musicians formed the shape of a tunnel on the football field and a deep voice revved up the crowd.

Building Memphis awards 2019: Tennessee Brewery, Crosstown Brewing, Collierville High School, Universal Life Insurance  Memphis Business Journal

Once a flagship brewery known for its signature Goldcrest 51 label, today, nearly 130 years after it was built, a glass is again being raised to the Tennessee ...

The Commercial Appeal  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville selected a homecoming court as part of the homecoming festivities last week. Ashley Lawhorn (third from left) was chosen by the Collierville students ...

Mid-South dance teams win big at national competition  WMC

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Collierville High School's dance team are national champions. The team won the national championship in hip-hop dance in Orlando, ...

Collierville superintendent John Aitken receives glowing review, contract extension  The Commercial Appeal

The Collierville Schools Board of Education voted Thursday to extend Superintendent John Aitken's contract until 2020 and showered him with a glowing review.

Collierville to charge tuition for non-residents to attend public schools  The Commercial Appeal

Officials say the $400 tuition will offset the expenses paid by town residents through property taxes.

Collierville hosts ‘Tournament of Champions’ marching band contest  WMC

COLLIERVILLE, TN (WMC) - Collierville's Inaugural Tournament of Champions promises to be the premier marching competition of Western Tennessee.

What are the greatest challenges facing Collierville?  The Commercial Appeal

Early voting starts Wednesday, and Collierville residents will have the chance to elect four candidates in contested races, including state representative, ...

Tour gives vision of thrilling educational opportunities at new Collierville High  The Commercial Appeal

As a body, one word captured the awe of Collierville's school leaders during a recent tour of the town's new $94 million high school, on track to open in August ...

Brand new $94M Collierville High School almost ready for students  WMC Action News 5

Construction workers are putting the finishing touches on a new $94 million state-of-the-art high school in Collierville.

New $93.5 million Collierville High School set to open  The Commercial Appeal

The architects designing Collierville's new high school were given a challenging mission. Make it different, not a typical school. Be sure there's a Collierville ...

The name is just the beginning for middle school coming to old Collierville High  The Commercial Appeal

While "In It To Win It Middle School" is off the table, the Collierville School Board still has a healthy list of options as it selects on Thursday a name for the town's ...

U.S. Navy Band coming to Collierville  WMC

The U.S. Navy Band is coming to Collierville. It's one stop of only 25 cities across ten states in its 2019 tour.

Collierville football coach beats cancer, sees graduate Hunter Bradley drafted by Packers  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville graduate Hunter Bradley fought injuries before the Green Bay Packers drafted him. His coach, Mike O'Neill, fought cancer. They both won.

Collierville School Board names new middle school  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville's new middle school will be called West Collierville Middle School.

Pastor becomes victim of racist vandalism outside Collierville High School  WMC Action News 5

Pastor Jason Mitchell said he was leaving Collierville High School when he found the graffiti on the back window of his Cadillac Escalade.

Historic Collierville High School under renovation  The Commercial Appeal

The sights and sounds of destruction outside Collierville's historic former high school just off Town Square have raised questions that the town is demolishing the ...

Two teenagers injured in Collierville shooting  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville police responded to a report of shots fired at the Center Court Apartments and found two teenage victims with gunshot wounds.

Body Of Teen Found In Collierville Lake

After two days of searching, authorities have found the body of a 15-year-old boy in Johnson Lake off Frank Road near Collierville High School.

Collierville's kids get an extra week of summer vacation  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville students will begin the next school year one week later than kids in the rest of Shelby County, a decision made by the system's school board on ...

William Craig Hall, longtime Collierville judge, dies at 71  The Commercial Appeal

William Craig Hall, Collierville's municipal judge for 35 years, has died.

How Collierville High becomes a middle school  The Commercial Appeal

The proposed reconfiguration of the existing Collierville High School into a middle school, along with the making Schillilng Farms Middle School into an ...

Collierville appoints Lee Ann Pafford Dobson as first female municipal judge  The Commercial Appeal

The Collierville board of mayor and alderman has appointed Lee Ann Pafford Dobson as Collierville Municipal Judge. Dobson, the first woman to serve in the ...

Collierville student assaulted after school by fellow students  WMC Action News 5

Collierville Schools officials said a 10th-grade student was assaulted by three fellow students after dismissal and was hospitalized after the fight.

Teen wanted in Collierville High School attack arrested  FOX13 Memphis

UPDATE: Ledevion Boyd has been arrested according to Shelby County Sheriff's Office. He will appear in court Monday.

Collierville breaks ground on $99M high school  Memphis Business Journal

The City of Collierville has begun work on its new $99 million public high school. Local and state dignitaries gathered in a field south of Highway 385 on Friday, ...

Germantown Commissary expands East, bringing its famous BBQ to a second location in Collierville  The Commercial Appeal

Germantown Commissary has opened a second location in Collierville, serving their famous Memphis-style BBQ and ribs. The new restaurant is twice as big.

Teen who drowned in Collierville lake identified  WREG NewsChannel 3

Lamonte Montgomery, 16, of Fayette County drowned June 4 in a lake behind Collierville High School, according to the Collierville Police Department.

TNReady: Shelby County suburban districts rank in top 10  The Commercial Appeal

TNReady results don't count this year against teachers, students or schools after a slew of TNReady online testing issues this spring.

TNReady: Suburban Shelby County districts show mixed results  The Commercial Appeal

Suburban Shelby County school districts maintained some high scores and showed some losses in TNReady results released Thursday morning.

Video shows Collierville High School construction progress  WMC Action News 5

Progress is being made as construction continues on the largest high school in Tennessee. A new video was released Monday that shows Collierville High ...

FIRST LOOK: The new Collierville High School design  WMC Action News 5

Plans for the new Collierville High School are coming to life.

Local high school student selected to perform at Carnegie Hall  FOX13 Memphis

A local high school student is receiving national recognition.

Student: Collierville Schools' absence policy unfair to non-Christians  The Commercial Appeal

Maryam Chaudhary says Collierville Schools' excused absence policy forces some kids to be in school on religious holidays.

Commercial Appeal All-Metro girls soccer team for 2018  The Commercial Appeal

The first eight players on the Commercial Appeal All-Metro girls soccer team are nominees for girls soccer player of the year. The winner will be announced May ...

Student accused in Collierville attack arrested  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —One of the two students accused of attacking a student at Collierville High School is now behind bars. Shelby County Sheriff's Office arrested ...

What seven school board members in West Tennessee want in their next governor  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Seven weeks before election day, school board members say funding and getting online testing right are among their top concerns.

Body Found: 15-Year-Old Boy Believed To Have Drowned In Collierville Lake

UPDATE 6-6-2018: Collierville Police say the body of a 15-year-old boy has been found at a local lake. He is believed to have drowned.

Commercial Appeal All-Metro volleyball team for 2018  The Commercial Appeal

All members of the Commercial Appeal All-Metro volleyball first team are nominees for the volleyball player of the year. The winner will be announced May 17 at ...

Unique albino raccoon found in Collierville  The Commercial Appeal

Albino raccoons are exceedingly rare, so the Germantown-based Alpha Wildlife *service* made a surprising catch at a Collierville residence this week.

Urban Air Adventure Park to open Collierville location  The Commercial Appeal

Not only will there be trampolines, but attendees will also find a rope course, climbing walls, a virtual reality game station and a bowling alley.

Charges after 17-year-old beaten, run over outside Collierville High School

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. -- Police confirm a 17-year-old has been charged following a fight in a neighborhood across from Collierville High School Wednesday ...

Parades, tree lightings, Santa visits and more: Holiday events in the Memphis area  The Commercial Appeal

Looking for something festive to do this holiday season? There's no shortage of options in the Memphis area.

Search Underway For 16-Year-Old Boy Who Possibly Drowned In A Collierville Lake

Local authorities continue to search for a teenage boy who possibly drowned in Johnson Lake in Collierville.

2018 best high schools in Tennessee, according to new rankings  FOX13 Memphis

The US News and World Report is out with its annual best high schools report.

Collierville students score perfect 36 on ACT  WMC Action News 5

COLLIERVILLE, TN (WMC) - Some Collierville High School students are among the best of the best after achieving a perfect ACT score. CHS announced ...

Officials dismiss Collierville High threat as rumor  WMC Action News 5

Parents at Collierville High School panicked after their children told them of an alleged shooting threat, but officials said the threat was just a rumor.

Collierville's school rezoning means some kids will change schools  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville Schools is undergoing a redistricting process for the 2018-19 school year that will impact all elementary schools, both middle schools and will create ...

Love triangle led to attack at Collierville High  WMC Action News 5

A love triangle led to an attack with a miniature bat at Collierville High School, leaving one teen in the hospital and another behind bars.

Collierville schools to discuss rezoning to curb rising capacity  WMC Action News 5

COLLIERVILLE, TN (WMC) - Officials will meet at Collierville High School about potential rezoning changes in the district Thursday. The new redistricting ...

300 absent from Collierville school after threat of violence; new threat surfaces Thursday in Germantown  The Commercial Appeal

A letter from Collierville Schools Superintendent John Aitken distributed to ease parents' fears over school safety failed for the parents of about 300 kids who ...

Group says Collierville schools favor boys' sports  The Commercial Appeal

Some parents and students are raising complaints over what they see as gender inequalities in athletics.

Collierville looks to reconfigure schools

Big changes are being proposed for the Collierville School system.

Collierville PD releases photo of school vandalism suspect  WMC Action News 5

A $500 reward is being offered to find the person(s) responsible for multiple acts of vandalism at Collierville schools, as well as at a nearby business.

Germantown tops Tennessee in high school test scores, other suburban Memphis districts see gains  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Three years after breaking off from Memphis schools, most of Shelby County's six suburban school systems showed modest improvements on state test scores ...

Friday Football Fever: Week 2 scores and highlights  WMC Action News 5

It's Week 2 for TSSAA high school football teams, and that's means it's time for Friday Football Fever.

Collierville High School teacher dies  WMC Action News 5

Collierville High School lost a teacher and a coach Sunday when Robbie Simmons died.

Wiseman leads East to region championship  WMC

For the 4th time, two Memphis high school hoop powers met this season, this time for the Region 8 Triple-A- Championship. This one was at Collierville High ...

WANTED: Suspect Identified In Assault On Collierville High Student

UPDATE 12/15/2017: The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help locating a suspect in the assault of a Collierville High School student Tuesday.

At Collierville, parents and players make for winning team  The Commercial Appeal

Several elements come together to make spring sports at Collierville a winning experience for all.

Collierville board wrestles with $2 million budget deficit  The Commercial Appeal

In a conference room at the Collierville Town Hall, one wall is papered with capital improvement projects that go from 2019 until 2023 – a wish list of renovations ...

Middle, high school students share a campus after Kirby High rat infestation  The Commercial Appeal

One charter is under Shelby County Schools. The other is under the state's Achievement State Department. They're both lending a hand to Kirby High.

Former Shelby County Commissioner Chism eyes state Senate run  The Daily Memphian

Former Shelby County Commissioner George Chism, who left the body after one term and ran for county trustee, is considering entering the special election for ...

Collierville High graduate dies after being hit by car in Little Rock  WMC Action News 5

A 20-year-old college student from Collierville, TN was hit by a car and killed in North Little Rock on Friday night.

Site plans reveal details about Collierville's new high school  Memphis Business Journal

The latest plans for Collierville's new high school reveal new details about its design. Site plans show a 450,000-square-foot building with an adjoining athletic ...

Collierville breaks ground on new high school building  WMC Action News 5

The new Collierville High School is one step closer to opening its doors. Friday the project broke ground at the corner of Sycamore Road and East Shelby Drive.

Collierville rallies behind ailing coach Mike O'Neill  The Commercial Appeal

Austin Kelley said it was "going from highest high I've ever been at to the lowest low" in the span of just two sentences. Kelley's Collierville football team had just ...

Memphis area top high school football games for Week 1  The Commercial Appeal

Check out the top 10 matchups for Week 1 of the high school football season in Memphis.

Highpoint Church leaving Arlington campus as Andy Savage-related investigation continues  The Commercial Appeal

Highpoint, the church from which Andy Savage resigned because of a 20-year-old sexual assault, is closing its Arlington campus after failing to find a permanent ...

Digest  Memphis Daily News

The Country Squire Apartments complex, located on the northeastern edge of Shelby Farms, has sold for $62 million. In the transaction, Los Angeles-based ...

Collierville Goes to Market on School Bonds  Memphis Daily News

Collierville went to market last week to sell the bonds that will finance construction of a new $90 million Collierville High School. Collierville officials plan to start ...

How did your school perform on TNReady tests? Search here for results  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Nearly 700 schools – more than 40 percent of schools in Tennessee – improved in student performance across most grades and subjects, according to a state ...

Two leaders tapped for Collierville's elementary schools  The Commercial Appeal

Superintendent John Aitken has named new principals at the system's newest elementary school and an interim principal for Collierville Elementary.

A $600 fee for band students: Collierville schools review charges for high-powered extracurriculars  Memphis Commercial Appeal

School activities often cost a lot in Collierville, and the school board is taking a look. The situation reflects the town's affluence.

Houston High School teacher takes top honors for West Tennessee  The Commercial Appeal

A Germantown Municipal School District teacher was named the Grand Division winner for West Tennessee in the state's 2018-19 Teacher of the Year awards ...

Collierville Summer Concert Series returns to Historic Town Square  The Commercial Appeal

The concert series will feature seven area bands including the Wolf River Rednecks, Blind Mississippi Morris and Seeing Red.

Push For New Collierville High School Begins  Memphis Daily News

This is not an election year in Collierville. Town of Collierville leaders have begun soliciting support for a property tax hike that would fund a new, consolidated ...

Collierville property taxes likely to rise to cover budget shortfalls, town leaders say  The Commercial Appeal

While other Shelby County suburbs raised taxes last year, Collierville held out, trimming its budget to avoid a property tax increase in 2017. But with a $2 million ...

Looking back at the Arthur property and ahead at the new Collierville High  The Commercial Appeal

Outside the Loop takes a look at the history of the Arthur property in Germantown and an update on the future Collierville High.

Houston High School girls' soccer team earning national recognition with 28 straight wins  FOX13 Memphis

Kate Handle isn't used to taking losses. “Last time I saw a loss was the semifinals of my sophomore year at state,” the Houston High School starting centerback ...

Former Collierville teacher sentenced to 21 years for trying to kill wife

SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — A former Collierville High School teacher has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for attempting to kill his wife, said Shelby ...

New Schools Giving Memphis Suburbs More Autonomy  Memphis Daily News

Some of the trees along East Shelby Drive on the 158 acres at Sycamore Road are in rows. It's the unmistakable sign of a tree nursery. And before that it was ...

Nearby gunshots put 2 Collierville schools on lockdown  WMC Action News 5

Collierville High School and Crosswind Elementary School were on lockdown Thursday, but there was not a specific threat on either school.

Mid-South schools win big at UDA championships  WMC Action News 5

We are sending out a high 5 to all the schools in the "901" that cleaned up at the national dance championships in Orlando over the weekend.

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