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Museum of Biblical History Display at Collierville Library

Biblical History Museum 3 450 optThe Traveling Exhibit from the Museum of Biblical History has come to the Collierville Burch Library. "Archeaeology Uncovers the World of the Bible" is on display on the floor of the library near the DVDs. Pictured are Don Bassett, Museum of Biblical History and Deanna Britton, Collierville Burch Library Director. Stop by the Collierville Burch Library, 501 Poplar View Parkway, Monday - Thursday 10am - 8 pm, Friday and Saturday 10am - 6 pm and
Sunday 1pm - 5 pm.


Collierville Library Teen-Run Magazine Sparks Creativity

TAB Magazine July Aug 2016 1The TAB (Teen Advisory Board) is a group of 20 teens in grades 6-12 who work together with Teen Library staff to make the Collierville Library a better place for Teens. TAB meets monthly to discuss topics relevant to their age group including: interesting activities, books and magazines in circulation and book reviews/discussion. TAB members also have the ability to earn community service hours, develop communication and leadership skills, and add to resumes and college applications. 

Young writers are also encouraged to submit stories, reviews, poetry, etc. to the TAB Magazine, a teen-run publication organized by TAB. View their latest issue here or visit the Collierville Library's Teen Hub to learn how to become involved.

Crosswind PTA Presents Mayor Joyner with National Life Achievement Award

13315223 1378335942180204 2130461412253594671 n optThe Crosswind Parent Teacher Association (PTA) presented Mayor Stan Joyner with a National Life Achievement Award at their monthly meeting on May 24. The PTA National Life Achievement Award is the highest recognition bestowed by PTA, and it is given only to those who have demonstrated exemplary service in support of children.

In a letter addressed to Mayor Joyner, Laura M. Bay, PTA National President stated, “You possess such a mighty voice, and I cannot thank you enough for the work you have done and undoubtedly will continue to do. Your commitment to passionately advocating for the education and well-being of children deserves this acknowledgement.”

With the acceptance of the National Life Achievement Award, Mayor Joyner joins a most distinguished group of advocates for children who have their names published in the National PTA Life Achievement Honor Roll.

(Donna Murray, Crosswind PTA, Mayor Joyner, Gelena Pate, Crosswind PTA are pictured L-R.)

Exceptional Students Become Empowered through Local Employment Opportunities

IMG 6999 optDuring the past school year, exceptional students have been contributing to the Collierville community through a new work-based learning program with Collierville Schools. The Department of Exceptional Children’s mission focuses on “improving the quality of life and outcomes for students with exceptionalities.” With work-based learning, these students often labeled as having disabilities discover their capabilities in professional fields.

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Careers on Wheels

Sycamore Elementary students learned first-hand about vehicles from the Collierville Public Services, Fire and Police Departments as part of "Careers on Wheels" day. It was a fun morning for the students and Town employees!

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