Information about the public and private schools in the Nashville area and surrounding cities and communities
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Thursday, May 9th, 2013 at 11:15am. 172 Views, 0 Comments.
If you're making plans for the next few weeks and you're looking for something fun, yet helpful to do, you can participate in the 9th Annual Ellie's Run for Africa. This fundraiser happens once a year and comes from Ellie Ambrose. She was only 10 years old when she decided to make it her mission to help the children of Africa receive an education. It only took a few pictures of the situation in Africa to influence her compassionate heart.
This event does more than just raise money. It's a great time to come together as a community, share in the big dreams of the event and make something happen. You have the opportunity to run in this race and help those children in Africa. You can become an "Ellie's Run Hero" with your contribution and add to the…
Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 at 10:54am. 482 Views, 0 Comments.
If you've been following this blog for any length of time (and what great taste you have) then you'll know that we've already touched on the subject of Nashville being referred to as the "Athens of the South". The reason Nashville got this name is that for a long, long time before Nashville was known for producing the very best in country music it was better known for it's leading approach to higher education and for being the first city in the United States to have a public school system.
This academic heritage has remained part of the city ever since then and even today you’ll find that some of the schools in "Music City" are ranked as some of the very best in the entire country - and that's not just some idle boast. The simple fact is that both…
Friday, February 15th, 2013 at 6:39pm. 302 Views, 0 Comments.
If you ask anyone about Nashville and what it's famous for they will no doubt mention country music almost straight away. Now we are famous for producing some of the best country and folk music in the world but did you know that the education system in Nashville is so good we're actually referred to as the "Athens of the South"? The reason why we got this nickname is because way back in 1850 we were the first city in the United States to set up and run a public school system and other places of higher education also. Of course having a Parthenon in the middle of the city also helped the "Athens of the South" title to take hold.
Now the good news is that this claim/nickname is something Nashville can still be proud of today because the education…
Monday, May 21st, 2012 at 2:45pm. 387 Views, 0 Comments.
This post is taken from the Nashville Post, but I thought it was worth sharing to all those people that are considering moving to the Nashville area, and have an interest in the public and private schools compared to the rest of the nation.
The U.S. News & World Report has just made public its eagerly awaited annual ranking of the top public high schools in the USA. The good news for Nashville is that Hume-Fogg Academic, which souunds like an traditional old English school from the 1930's, was actually voted as #1 in Tennessee for public schools. Hume-Fogg was actually ranked 49 in the whole nation of schools which is pretty impressive.
What's also good to know that in Tennessee Nashville, Brentwood and Hendersonville accounted for 4 out of…