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Great American Teach-In Gives Morton Museum Director Brooke Mundy Opportunity to make Multiple Connections

brook optBrooke Mundy (pictured) is the Director of the Morton Museum of Collierville History. Though Mundy earned her two Art History degrees from The University of Memphis, she is originally from Florida. Last year Mundy was able to connect her work with her home state in a special project.

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Diverse Group Gathers at Collierville Burch Library to Discuss Children and Race

Sandra Brown Turner optSandra Brown Turner is the Director of the University of Memphis Barbara K. Lipman Early Childhood School and Research Institute (pictured right). Turner brought her years of experience working with small children to the Collierville Burch Library on Tuesday October 24, to address a timely topic: How to Talk to Your Children about Race.

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2017 Collierville City-Level Fire Prevention Poster Contest Results

Kandace 4th Jennifer Scharf Bryant 1st Dai TOES 17 optThe Collierville Fire Department is proud to congratulate the 2017 Fire Prevention Poster Contest winners for the Town of Collierville. Exceptional posters reflecting this year’s theme "Every Second Counts; Plan 2 Ways Out" were submitted by several participating Collierville Schools and homeschool programs; however, only one winning poster from each grade level (K-12) may be sent to the State Fire Marshal’s Office for the state-level contest. (Pictured: Tara Oaks Assistant Principal Jennifer Scharf with Kandace Dai, 4th Grade and Bryant Dai, 1st Grade.)

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Time to Get Creative with the Fire Prevention Poster Contest

fire prevention week logo optBring out your markers, crayons, colored pencils, paints, glue, tissue paper, and any other art supplies, for the Collierville Fire Department is making preparations for its annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest. The CFD wants everyone in grades Kindergarten through 12th to participate!

This year's theme for Fire Prevention Week is "Every Second Counts; Plan 2 Ways Out." 

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Five Collierville Students Make Tennessee’s Top 100 Readers List

SShetty1 optFive young students in Collierville have been chosen among the Top 100 Readers in Tennessee by First Lady Crissy Haslam.

The Read to be Ready Summer Reading Competition started on June 1st and ended on July 28th. Students in kindergarten to 4th grade were challenged to keep track of how much time they spent reading during their summer vacation and to submit the times to the contest.

The winners attended a Kid’s State Dinner at the Tennessee Residence in Nashville on Friday, August 18. Collierville’s winners include 6-year-old Sunaina S. Shetty (pictured). Sunaina logged 150 hours reading time, or approximately 277 books this summer. She enjoys all kinds of books, but likes fiction the best.

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