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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Collierville High seniors share wisdom for first students entering new school building  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville High School seniors shared their wisdom before graduation, the last before the school moves to a new $94 million campus next year.

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.

New $95 Million Collierville High Gets Sunday Open House  Memphis Daily News

“It's really not as daunting as it looks,” Collierville Schools superintendent John Aitken said Saturday, Aug. 4, as he took reporters on a tour of the $95 million ...

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.

Collierville School Board names new middle school  The Commercial Appeal

After a low-key discussion and no dissension, three members of the Collierville School Board voted to name the town's newest middle school West Collierville ...

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 ...

Here's how Collierville schools scored in TNReady statewide tests  The Commercial Appeal

Here's a look at how Collierville Schools did in the most recently TNReady tests.

High school football: 5 takeaways from Week 6  The Commercial Appeal

Here are the five key takeaways from Week 6 in the high school football season.

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.

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 ...

Collierville hosts ‘Tournament of Champions’ marching band contest  WMC

Collierville's Inaugural Tournament of Champions promises to be the premier marching competition of Western Tennessee.

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 ...

Collierville Parents To Address Town Board On Racism Concerns In Schools

Parents and pastors will speak their mind Tuesday night in Collierville on the topic of racism in Collierville schools.

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.

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, ...

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 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.

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 ...

Teen who drowned in Collierville lake identified  WREG NewsChannel 3

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — The teenager who drowned in a Collierville lake while swimming with friends has been identified.

Teen wanted in Collierville High School attack arrested | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

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

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.

SCSO investigates 2 students after Collierville High assault  WMC Action News 5

Shelby County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a student was assaulted outside Collierville High School after dismissal Tuesday.

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 ...

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 ...

Focus group gives Collierville leadership a long list to work toward diversity, inclusion  The Commercial Appeal

Consultant Eddie Colvin met with Collierville's citizens and presented thir recommendations on diversity and inclusion.

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.

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.

Student accused in Collierville attack wanted by authorities  WREG NewsChannel 3

One of the two students accused of attacking a student at Collierville High School is now a wanted fugitive.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Huge, high-class high school arising in Collierville  The Commercial Appeal

The future home of more than 3,000 Collierville high school students is surrounded by a sea of mud. On a recent afternoon, a green all-terrain forklift moved back ...

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.

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

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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

Officials will meet at Collierville High School about potential rezoning changes in the district on Thursday.

Top Memphis area high school football games for Week 7  The Commercial Appeal

The best games in the Memphis area for Week 7 of the high school football season.

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

With sales tax revenues falling and the Hall income tax going away, officials say there's a $2 million deficit to fill, making a tax hike imminent.

Last Word: DEB Comes to Memphis, Collierville's New School and Lamar Avenue  Memphis Daily News

At the end of an eventful week on several fronts, two of those fronts met Saturday evening in Memphis Park. The park, cleared of all remaining Confederate ...

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 High School teacher dies  WMC Action News 5

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

AP Tennessee statewide high school football rankings  The Commercial Appeal

The Associated Press' Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee's nine high school football classifications.

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 ...

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 ...

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

Even with cuts in every department, officials in Collierville say a property tax increase is likely.

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.

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.

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

COLLIERVILLE, TN (WMC) - Plans for the new Collierville High School are coming to life. A group of architects created a "virtual tour" to show off the school.

Collierville looks to reconfigure schools

Big changes are being proposed for the Collierville School system.

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.

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.

Collierville Schools new district map isn't a done deal yet  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville Schools officials say the number of transfer students impact the proposed redistricting map.

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 Schools' proposed redistricting doesn't sit well with parents  The Commercial Appeal

School zoning changes send some elementary students to a school six miles from home.

Two juveniles charged, accused of painting racial slur on pastor's SUV in Collierville | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

An area pastor said a racist message was painted on his SUV while he was parked at Collierville High School.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Elisabeth D'Amore | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

Elisabeth joined the Fox 13 weather team in April 2018 but isn't new to the Memphis area. She grew up in Collierville, TN and graduated from Collierville High ...

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

Michael Robinson, a social studies teacher at Houston High, was named the Grand Division winner for West Tennessee in the state's 2018-19 Teacher of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Day One  Memphis Daily News

Five school years into the historic merger and demerger of public education in Shelby County, the start of the sixth school year classes this month shows the ...

Copycat shooting threats in Mid-South reignite fears for parents, students  WMC Action News 5

It's become a trend seen across the nation – violent school threats breeding fear and anxiety.

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.

Local Jewish community pushing for policy changes in Williamson County Schools  Brentwood Home Page

PHOTO: Jake Bengelsdorf, a senior at Franklin High School, voices his concerns with the Williamson County School Board / Photo by Alexander Willis.

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 ...

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.

Orpheum Announces Nominees for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

On Thursday, May 24 at 7pm, students and supporters from 29 participating schools across the Mid-South will gather at the Orpheum Theatre for the 9th Annual ...

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.

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 ...

Football coach ready for last game before cancer treatment  WMC Action News 5

A Mid-South football coach is having to end his season early after being diagnosed with cancer.

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.

Orpheum Announces Recipients Of 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards  Broadway World

On Thursday, May 24, 2018, the Orpheum Theatre Group announced the recipients of the 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards.

The National Speech & Debate Association announces 2018 National High School Champions  GlobeNewswire

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, July 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) is proud to announce this year's national ...

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.

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 ...

Ranked: Top ACT scores for local public and private schools  Memphis Business Journal

Last year, our top ACT list only included local public schools. This one includes private school scores, as well.

Collierville Fair on the Square this weekend to raise funds for community  The Commercial Appeal

Since 1976, the women of the Twentieth Century Club have hosted the event, which is a fundraiser for its grant program.

Commercial Appeal baseball all-metro team 2018  The Commercial Appeal

Bryce Brock. Lewisburg, Sr. Position: Pitcher. Why chosen: The Mississippi State signee had a spectacular senior season, batting .450 with eight homers and 39 ...

'Enough is enough': Memphis students, families march against gun violence  The Commercial Appeal

Thousands of people are swarming downtown Memphis for the March For Our Lives, calling for stricter gun control laws and safer schools.

East High Sportsplex Has Broader Goal  Memphis Daily News

The first day of the school year usually finds those who run the seven public school districts within Shelby County thinking much further ahead. The start of the ...

Students met with heavy police presence after wearing black to school | FOX13  FOX13 Memphis

The color of a group of high school students clothing has a lot of people in Collierville talking.

Man charged after driving forklift through Lit Restaurant Supplies  WREG NewsChannel 3

A Memphis man was taken into custody after he broke into a downtown business and caused all sorts of damage.

Last Word: MIM Numbers, Feeding 700 Teenagers and Elvis Week Arrives  Memphis Daily News

The honored country tradition of the Memphis In May International Festival is one of those things that gets called into question whenever there is some thought ...

Skipping School  Memphis Daily News

The farm field at East Shelby Drive and Sycamore Road is “growing” steel beams, classroom walls and concrete floors. Nearby, the athletic fields of the new $90 ...

Father says son 'deserves what he gets' following act of racist vandalism  WMC Action News 5

The father of the eighth grade boy arrested for an act of racist vandalism in Collierville condemned his son's actions, but said he is not a racist.

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