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TNReady test results released for area school districts  WREG NewsChannel 3

The state highlighted school districts in Shelby County, Fayette County, Tipton County and Bartlett for improved math scores among students in grades 3-8.

Collierville High School principal Chip Blanchard leaving for private academy  The Commercial Appeal

The departure leaves Collierville Schools with two major vacancies since Superintendent John Aitken announced his retirement in February.

Here are the 44 Shelby County schools on the state's rewards list  The Commercial Appeal

Of the state's 427 Reward Schools, 44 are within Shelby County Schools and the surrounding municipalities.

Collierville High School student carjacked night before his graduation  WREG NewsChannel 3

A Collierville teenager was held at gunpoint, and his car was stolen the day before his high school graduation.

Roger L. Jones III named new principal at Collierville High  The Commercial Appeal

Roger L. Jones III will serve as Collierville High School's new principal beginning June 1.

Roger Jones named new principal of Collierville High School

COLLLIERVILLE, Tenn. ( – Collierville Schools Superintendent John Aitken named Roger Jones as the new principal of Collierville High ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Collierville’s new principal prepares for new role  WMC

Monday marked the first day on the job for the new top educator at Collierville High School.

Collierville committee recommends 7:30 a.m. start time for high school  The Commercial Appeal

After months of meetings and research, a Collierville committee recommended that high school start 30 minutes later and middle school 15 minutes later.

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 school board expected to announce new superintendent  WMC

On Thursday night, Collierville's Board of Education is holding a special meeting where a new director of schools is expected to be announced.

Collierville Schools continue search for 2 major administrative positions  WMC

Collierville Municipal School District is trying to fill two big administrative positions before the school year wraps up in less than two weeks.

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 ...

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 ...

Collierville High School Unveils Landers SportsPlex

It's called the Landers SportsPlex, and Local 24 was invited to take a first-hand look at the facility which was unveiled at Collierville High School Thursday ...

Collierville school board names Gary Lilly next superintendent  The Commercial Appeal

Gary Lilly will be the next superintendent of Collierville Schools. The Collierville Schools Board unanimously named Lilly as the successor to outgoing ...

Collierville says goodbye to outgoing superintendent John Aitken  The Commercial Appeal

About 200 people met at the district's flagship high school to thank Aitken for his almost 40 years as an educator in Shelby County.

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.

Collierville Schools board aiming for a quick superintendent search to replace John Aitken  The Commercial Appeal

Collierville Schools will use education consultant Wayne Qualls, the former Tennessee commissioner of education, to quickly find the district's next ...

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.

Community rallies around Collierville teen who lost his father to cancer  WMC

The community is rallying around a recent Collierville high school graduate who is coping with a devastating loss.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 superintendent reflects on nearly 40 years in public education as he prepares for retirement  WMC

After nearly four decades in education the award winning superintendent of Collierville Schools is retiring.

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.

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 ...

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.

Investigation finds Tenn. baseball booster club overcharged student athletes $1000s  USA TODAY High School Sports

High school finds itself the subject of a state comptroller after an probe found a booster club overcharged each student athlete $400.

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 hosts ‘Tournament of Champions’ marching band contest  WMC

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

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.

Mid-South dance teams win big at national competition  WMC

Collierville High School's dance team are national champions.

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 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 schools charging tuition for transfer students  WREG NewsChannel 3

Parents who live outside the Collierville school district but want to send their children to school there may be able to transfer — at a cost.

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 ...

Dixie Pickers to close Collierville store on Town Square  The Commercial Appeal

The store said on Monday that the Collierville location would close Feb. 28 and would be consolidated with the company store in East Memphis.

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.

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.

Town of Collierville computer systems attacked by ransomware  WREG NewsChannel 3

The Town of Collierville's computer systems have been attacked by ransomware blocking access to some files.

Winning $50,000 Powerball ticket sold in Collierville  WREG NewsChannel 3

A person in Collierville became $50000 richer after winning the Powerball lottery this week.

Woman carjacked at Collierville Dollar Tree  WREG NewsChannel 3

A woman was carjacked at a store in Collierville during broad daylight, and police were forced to chase the suspect into Memphis.

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 ...

Collierville School Board names new middle school  The Commercial Appeal

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

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 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, ...

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.

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.

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

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

McDonald's dynasty: Why a family moved from Illinois to Collierville to grow their business  The Commercial Appeal

Karen and Steve Jeffers moved to Collierville for many of the same reasons other residents have chosen the Memphis suburb in recent years. They wanted to ...

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 school being sued by former student

Collierville Schools are being sued after parents accused the middle school of discrimination.

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

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

Collierville High School teacher dies  WMC Action News 5

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

TDEC intervenes in landfill smell issue in Collierville  WREG NewsChannel 3

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has created an action plan to fix a fume issue emanating from a ...

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.

Teen returns woman’s missing purse with $1,300 in it  WMC

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Huang Family works hard for their money, and they know others do too. So, when a woman left her purse with $1,300 in it at the ...

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 ...

Business owner hit in head during attempted carjacking in Collierville  WREG NewsChannel 3

A woman was hit in the head with a "small cylinder-shaped object" during an attempted carjacking in Collierville.

Here's the top public high schools in Tennessee, according to U.S. News and World Report  FOX13 Memphis

The U.S. News and World Report has developed the 2019 list for the best public high schools in the country. More than 23000 public high schools were listed in ...

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'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 ...

Vandals paint racial slur on pastor's car in Collierville  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis Pastor Jason Mitchell says he doesn't know if the violent events in Virginia on Saturday motivated vandals to paint a racial slur on his vehicle Sunday ...

U.S. News & World Report: Here's how high schools rank by metro area in Tennessee  Knoxville News Sentinel

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the top high schools by metro area, including Knoxville, Nashville and others.

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 student places in national speech and debate tournament  WMC Action News 5

A Collierville High School student has been named one of the top debaters in the country.

Woman robbed at gunpoint with two young kids in Collierville  WREG NewsChannel 3

Collierville police are looking for a group of men who robbed multiple people at gunpoint Sunday evening.

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 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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

State says former Collierville band director stole $133k from booster club  WREG NewsChannel 3

A former Mid-South band director was arrested for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from the band booster club.

Collierville teen attacked by group of boys in church parking lot  WREG NewsChannel 3

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. — A father is outraged after his teen son was jumped by a group of boys in a church parking lot after school.

Students beat 15-year-old with brass knuckles, mother says  WMC Action News 5

After days of being treated for head injuries and possibly a broken nose, sophomore Keron Jeffries has been released from Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.

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.

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 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.

School board experiences new Collierville High with virtual reality  WMC Action News 5

Virtual reality has provided the very first look at the all-new Collierville High School.

2019 National High School Cheerleading And Dance Team Championships Honor Top Teams From Across The Country  PRNewswire

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2019 National High School Cheerleading Championship and National Dance Team Championship took ...

Student arrested after threatening to ‘shoot up’ Craigmont High School  WREG NewsChannel 3

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A warning circulating on Snapchat put Craigmont High School on high alert Thursday.

One dead in shooting at Collierville industrial park  WREG NewsChannel 3

Collierville police were on the scene Friday night of a shooting at an industrial park on the eastern edge of the city.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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