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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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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, ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

Varsity Brands Names Finalists In 2019 School Spirit Awards  Longview News-Journal

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Varsity Brands, the market leader in sport, spirit and achievement, today announced that its ...

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.

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, ...

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.

Collierville residents speak out after latest incident involving racism at local schools  FOX13 Memphis

A Collierville High School student found a racial slur scratched into her desk on Monday, and residents made it clear to school board members that enough is ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Collierville School Board names new middle school  The Commercial Appeal

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 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, ...

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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'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 ...

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.

Collierville High School teacher dies  WMC Action News 5

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

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.

Collierville looks to reconfigure schools

Big changes are being proposed for the Collierville School system.

Collierville students score perfect 36 on ACT  WMC Action News 5

Some Collierville High School students are among the best of the best after achieving a perfect ACT score.

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Elisabeth D'Amore  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 ...

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.

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.

Memphis school board candidates speak out on what they want to change  Chalkbeat Tennessee

Fifteen people are vying for four seats on the Shelby County Schools board this year. That's much higher stakes compared to two years ago when five seats ...

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.

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

Driving around Collierville, it's easy for Sandra Everett, president of the Collierville Twentieth Century Club, to see where the money raised by the Collierville Fair ...

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 ...

2 teens charged for spray painting racial slur on pastor's SUV in Collierville  FOX13 Memphis

Collierville Schools suspended two teenagers who were arrested for spray painting two cars with racial slurs.

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 ...

3 Mid-South schools win dance team state titles  WMC Action News 5

A trio of Mid-South schools took top honors at the state dance competition in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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 ...

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.

Tenn. Teen Paints Racial Slur on Pastor’s Car, Says ‘It Wasn’t Supposed to Be Racist’  The Root

A Tennessee teenager is apologizing after painting a racial slur on two cars, including one vehicle belonging to a local pastor, insisting that “it wasn't supposed ...

Farragut band steps off full speed ahead under new director Kenneth Carrico  Knoxville News Sentinel

It's been a whirlwind of activity for new Farragut High School Director of Bands Kenneth Carrico. Since assuming the top position earlier this year, he's quickly ...

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.

'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.

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