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Join Booker T. Washington High School as they host their 3rd and final community blood drive of the year!  The goal is 49 units so that the school will receive a $1000 scholarship! SIGN UP TODAY!

You must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 115 pounds and be in generally good health.

BE READY! Follow these guidelines to make sure you can give:

Drink plenty of fluids 1 to 6 hours in advance

Eat a balanced meal 1 to 4 hours in advance

If your iron level has been too low to donate, the following iron-rich foods might help: Lean beef, chicken, turkey, fish, shrimp, oysters, broccoli, spinach, brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, green beans, tomatoes, whole grain bread, brown rice, whole grain cereal, enriched pasta, tortillas, berries, watermelon, cherries, grapes, oranges, grapefruit, plums, and dried fruit, nuts, unrefined sugar, molasses.

Here’s the appointment link to sign-up! https://ww2.clublifeblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/59878

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Goodwill Excel Center – HS Diploma Program
A tuition-free school for adults who want to earn a high school diploma!

Excel Center Adlut HS Diploma Program

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Creative Learning Academy is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

1. Preschool Teacher

2. Bus Driver with F Endorsement or willing to receive one (We have mini-vans not huge buses)

3. After Care Teacher

4. Pre-K Teacher

5. Wobbler Teacher

6. Toddler Teacher

We are conducting interviews Tuesday, September 15th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please call Ms. Alexcia today at 901-566-0170 to schedule your appointment.

The St Paul Baptist Church will host its annual Health Fair and Back To School Picnic Sunday, August 3rd from 12:30PM to3:30PM.

This is an event like no other because not only will the church give away backpacks full of school supplies, free vision screenings and free haircuts, but kids will also enjoy a game truck, inflatable bouncer, inflatable basketball goal, a race car from Autobahn Indoor Speedway, face painting and Camaro Kings and Queens Car Show will also be onsite.

Parents can get blood pressure screenings and HIV testing at this event also.

Even though food trucks and Parker’s Water ice will be onsite, the church will provide free hamburgers and hot dogs to guests.

This event is open to the public and will take place at St. Paul Baptist Church located at 2124 East Holmes Road. Children must be present to receive school supplies. Documentation not required.

The church is still accepting backpack and school supply donations. If you would like to make a donation, contact Kim Durham, the Event Coordinator, at 901-830-8182.

Immediate Opening for the 2015-2016 School Year—Instructional Coach

STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking a motivated educational leader to carry out the following duties:  Coach teachers in research-based best practices  Assist teachers with effective strategies for implementation of the Common Core Standards  Evaluate teachers, provide feedback, and follow-up to ensure growth  Monitor implementation of RTI  Facilitate professional learning communities/teacher learning communities  Facilitate professional development  Facilitate compliance with the school-wide Title I program Applicants must have at least 5 years of experience as an educator and possess the following:  should also have in-depth knowledge of data analysis, response to intervention, and closing achievement gaps in grades K-5.  experience with facilitating Professional Learning Communities to maximize student achievement  preparing students for high levels of performance on

Applicants must have at least 5 years of experience as an educator and possess the following:  should also have in-depth knowledge of data analysis, response to intervention, and closing achievement gaps in grades K-5.  experience with facilitating Professional Learning Communities to maximize student achievement  preparing students for high levels of performance on state-mandated assessments Additionally, a current Professional level Tennessee teaching license and Masters’ Degree or higher are required. ****Retired teachers and/or administrators encouraged to apply for part-time status. Active teachers, coaches, or related, encouraged to apply for full-time status.

Immediate Openings for the 2015-2016 School Year—Elementary Instructors

STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking Highly Qualified, classroom teachers with an Apprentice or Professional Tennessee Teaching License in Education. Qualified applicants must have the following:  A genuine love for children  A Sense of passion and urgency for educating urban youth  High academic and social expectations for self and students  Excellent classroom management skills  In-depth knowledge and skill in alignment of instruction to the Common Core Standards  Effective use of evidence-based strategies for instruction  Evidence of skillful implementation of a balanced literacy program  Effective use of data to inform instruction  Experience with meeting the needs of ALL levels of students within a classroom setting and closing the learning gap with students performing below grade level  Highly skilled in student and parent relations  Highly collaborative, innovative, flexible, and adaptive  Experience/knowledge in preparing students for high levels of performance on state-mandated assessments-Provide data to display performance.

Immediate Openings for the 2015-2016 School Year—Teacher Assistant/Paraprofessional

STAR Academy Charter School is currently seeking a highly qualified, paraprofessional to assist the classroom teacher with monitoring student learning, administering academic interventions, and managing day-to-day classroom operations. Qualified applicants must have a passion for urban education, have high academic and social expectations for students, and enjoy collaborating with a team in an innovative environment. Experience with implementing Response to Intervention Programs and preparing students for state mandated tests is a “plus.”

Immediate Openings for the 2015-2016 School Year—Substitute Teachers

STAR Academy College Preparatory Charter School is currently seeking skilled individuals to substitute teach for the remainder of the 2015-2016 school year. A college degree and experience in the elementary school environment is preferred. Qualified applicants must have a passion for urban education, have high academic and social expectations for students, and enjoy collaborating with a team in an innovative environment. Retired certified teachers are urged to apply.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter, electronically, by Friday, July 3, 2015 to Angela Holloway, school principal: aholloway@staracademycharter.org

SCS 2015-2016 Calendar

(PDF Version) Calendar for 2015-2016

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