Author: Lauren Farris | MTR Camp Staff  '14| Calvin College '15 This original post and other brilliant musings from Lauren can be found on her blog: laurenestellfarris.wordpress.com Memphis worked it’s way into my blood this summer. I don’t know if this is a by-product of the absurd Mississippi Delta humidity...

[caption id="attachment_1892" align="alignnone" width="600"] Cherise Clark, '12Spanish, Kinsbury High School[/caption] Sra. Cherise Clark uses a quarterly awards ceremony to motivate and recognize student achievement. Her strategy and procedures may be helpful for educators to develop an awards ceremony in their classrooms also. MTRVoices: How did you develop...

[caption id="attachment_8170" align="aligncenter" width="486"] Artist rendering of the proposed Crosstown development. Photo: Looney Ricks Kiss[/caption] On Tuesday, December 3, the Memphis City Council will vote on a resolution to provide the Crosstown Development Project with $15 million that will fund a variety of critical infrastructure, blight...

Nearly 122,000 Mid-South kids worry about where their next meal will come from. This epidemic is called food insecurity, which often leads to hunger. These children receive free or reduced price school meals during the week, but at home, families struggle with food budgets that are...