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2022 News Archives

6/10/22 – The Commercial Appeal

Site of axed ‘entertainment mecca’ at Malco Majestic bought for $2.5M by charter school

6/10/22 – Memphis Business Journal

Charter school system buys former Malco Majestic site for $2.5M

6/10/22 – Local 24

Gestalt Community Schools buys former Malco Majestic property in Hickory Hill

5/20/22 – Local 24

How one Memphis school is hoping to provide a fun ‘twist’ on learning with TVA grant money

5/18/22 – Local 24

Two Memphis schools receive $500K in grant money for HVAC overhaul, STEM investments

4/28/22 – WREG

Helping children prepare emotionally for college

2021 News Archives

1/19/21 – Chalkbeat

‘This is something I can do now’: What Kamala Harris’ ascension means for girls of color

1/16/21 – The Daily Memphian

‘Lighthouse Project’ envisions ‘holistic’ development in Binghampton

2020 News Archives

12/8/20 – WREG

Stephanie Hay of Power Center Academy High School is a Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week

10/22/20 – The Tennessee Tribune

Meet the New Miss and Mr. TSU

8/14/20 – Teach901

Principal Gaston empowers scholars to lead in their learning

7/8/20 – The Daily Memphian

PPP loans offset COVID-19 losses for small businesses

6/11/20 – Memphis Business Journal

Guest Column: Remote learning could shape the way we educate future generations

5/16/20 – The Commercial Appeal

COVID-19 upended their prom dreams. So they’ll dress up and create a new reality

3/6/20 – Local 24

Power Center Academy Middle School Southeast students are ready for a bot battle

2/17/20 – Tri-State Defender

PREP HOOPS: Booker T. Washington boys, Memphis Business Academy girls win

2/6/20 – Memphis Business Journay

Guest column by Gestalt’s Yetta Lewis: The power of partnerships

2/6/20 – The Daily Memphian

TSSAA boys and girls high school basketball scoring leaders

2/6/20 – The Daily Memphian

Daily Memphian high school honor roll: Wooddale star Johnathan Lawson among the week’s best once again

1/28/20 – The Daily Memphian

Size is no obstacle for Power Center standout Jamari Jackson

1/20/20 – Medium

“5 Things That Should Be Done To Improve The US Education System” with Holly Coleman of the Hyde Family Foundations

1/17/20 – Local 24

How Physics led this Local Cool Kid on the path to becoming a pilot

2019 News Archives

12/19/19 – Styleblueprint

Uplifting the Community One Student at a Time

11/19/19 – The Daily Memphian

Military career gives way to the classroom for one veteran

11/15/19 – WREG

Bright Spot: Local teens participate in FBI Teen Academy

10/29/19 – Memphis Business JOurnal

Guest column: Building student success in a former strip center in Hickory Hill

10/1/19 – La Prensa Latina

Gestalt amplia los esfuerzos de escuelas charter en Hickory Hill

9/25/19 – High Ground News

Gestalt expands charger schools efforts in Hickory Hill

9/18/19 – The Daily Memphian

Gestalt charter school system begins Hickory Hill revitalization project

9/17/19 – WMC Action News 5

New Gestalt schools a part of larger community investment

8/12/19 – The Daily Memphian

What you need to know about the 2019 school year

6/4/19 – The COmmercial Appeal

“New Mendenhall mall Gestalt school builds on success in Memphis thanks to partners like BlueHub | Opinion”

4/16/19 – The Daily Memphian

MLK50 Next Step Grant recipients discuss how they are changing Memphis

2018 News Archives

11/23/18 – The Commercial Appeal

Memphis Inner City Rugby players to have a field of their own

5/29/18 – CNN

Rugby transforms Memphis teens’ lives

4/11/18 – WMC-TV

Memphis student gets accepted into Yale