Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School

Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School

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Today was a great day for Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School students! They took some time away from their day to pack boxes at the Mid-South Food Bank.
Today is your last chance to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. ShotRx901 will be at Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School today starting at 9!
Students and staff have 2 more opportunities to receive a first-dose vaccination or a booster. Parents, please be sure to submit consent form as soon as possible.
Clinic Dates:
Westside Middle School : Tomorrow
Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School : Dec. 9
Our Executive Director, Mr. Brett Lawson received his booster shot during our mobile vaccination clinic with ShotRx! We have two more clinics scheduled this week. Parents, if you are interested in your child receiving a first-dose vaccination or a booster, please be sure to submit consent form as soon as possible.
Clinic Dates:
Humes Middle School : Dec. 6 (today)
Westside Middle School : Dec. 8
Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School: Dec. 9
FCS Parent Advisory Council is an important piece to helping our students. We need parents from Humes Middle School, Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School and Westside Middle School who want to advocate and use their voice for all students.
This is a reminder that the deadline for applications to apply for the YES FULL Scholarships is December 8th. 2022 seniors may only apply for this summer not a school year. Go to www.afsusa.org/scholarships.
Host an AFSer the second semester. Please, share with your contacts. Thanks for your assistance.

These AFS high school students would love to be in your loving family for the second semester. If interested, please, contact [email protected] or 646-381-3319. To see other AFSers and begin an application go to www.afsusa.org/host.

Shasi Kumar from Malaysia
Male | 15 yrs old
Interests: musical, basketball, football, soccer, games/cards ...
Please meet Shasi! Shasi describes himself as ambitious and friendly.

Raja from Denmark
Female | 17 yrs old
Interests: musical, piano, bicycling, reading, travel
Check back soon for more information about this student!

Sharanya from Malaysia
Female | 15 yrs old
Interests: cheerleading, dance, politics/social issues, reading, volunteering Meet Sharanya! She dreams of someday becoming an environmental lawyer.

Helena from Switzerland
Female | 16 yrs old
Interests: running, skiing, tennis, games/cards, science
Meet Helena, a 16 year old girl from Switzerland! Helena lives in a small town with her parents, 2 younger sisters, and their dog.

Luana from Switzerland
Female | 18 yrs old
Interests: bicycling, skiing, soccer, swimming, environment ...
Say halo and hola to Luana, a young woman from Switzerland with Peruvian heritage who is fluent in both German and Spanish. Luana has a warm and close relationship with her family.

Charlotte from Austria
Female | 16 yrs old
Interests: dance, games/cards, gardening, movies, reading
Meet Charlotte, a gifted and dedicated student from Austria! Charlotte is an animal lover, who loves drawing, reading, gardening, and listening to podcasts.

Ella from Austria
Female | 17 yrs old
Interests: cheerleading, politics/social issues, travel
Have you ever met a young person with an “old soul”? Say hello to Ella and you will know for sure! Poised, positive, curious, and creative, Ella can walk into any room alone and walk out with new friends.

Macarena from Chile
Female | 16 yrs old
Interests: musical, orchestra, bicycling, movies, science ...
Macarena from Chile is a caring, respectful young lady who is an outstanding student and a role model to her younger sister. She and her siblings love to make music together- Macarena plays the violin, the guitar, and the ukelele- singing, dancing, and playing instruments.

May from Austria
Female | 16 yrs old
Interests: gymnastics, volleyball, travel, volunteering
May is flexible, both in the sense that she's adaptable and in that she's an acrobatic gymnast! She not only trains at the gym, but also helps coach younger athletes.

Expand your Family's Horizons. Host an International Exchange Student. 2,000+ Students come to the U.S. every year from 90+ countries with AFS-USA and have been coming and going since 1947.

Dr. Barbara Y. Wills
Retired Professional Counselor MNPS
Miss Tennky Area AFS PR Team Chair
www.afsusa.org/misstennky/
2233 Roanoke RD
Clarksville, TN 37043
615-210-1552
MissTennKy Area Team - www.afsusa.org/misstennky/
Frayser Community Schools is kicking off the season of giving with a food drive! Drop off your canned food items at Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School and Westside Middle School until November 19!
It's Not Too Late for ACT Test Prep!
20% Off Now through Nov 19
Please, share with the young folks you know. These are such outstanding opportunities that will live with them a life time.

Apply now for full scholarships for high schoolers who wish to study abroad in the near future. for summer or year. Application deadlines are approaching. (2022 graduates may apply for summer.) Please, share.

Jointly funded and managed by the U.S. and German governments, the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) program provides 350 scholarships for American high school students, high school graduates in vocational fields, and young professionals for an academic year home-stay program. 250 American high school scholarship recipients will serve as “youth ambassadors” from the United States while attending a German high school and participating in educational, cultural, and civic events, including receptions and meetings with U.S. and German government officials. (For students who are residents of Montgomery County, TN, there is a special $8,000 Edelweiss Scholarship to study in Germany or Austria. If two applicants, the $8,000 may be split. See www.afsusa.org/scholarships-Tennessee).

The CBYX high school program is administered regionally by four well-established international exchange organizations. Connect with your regional CBYX exchange organization by visiting our website. AFS-USA implements the CBYX program for Americans applying from the following states: CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VT, but students from Tennessee may still apply. AFS will not be doing the paper work. For more information, contact the AFS-USA CBYX staff at 646-751-2161 or [email protected].
Details about eligibility, the application timeline and more information about the program can be found at www.usagermanyscholarship.org.

A program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program awards merit-based scholarships to high school students for participation in summer and academic year immersion programs in locations where the eight NSLI-Y languages are spoken. Languages include Arabic, Indonesian, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Korean, Persian (Tajiki), Russian, and Turkish. NSLI-Y immerses participants in the cultural life of the host country, giving them formal and informal language practice and sparking a lifetime interest in foreign languages and cultures.
Details about eligibility, the application timeline and more information about the program can be found at www.nsliforyouth.org. (Deadline for application is November 4th, 2021.)

A program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Abroad (YES) Abroad program offers full scholarships for American high school students to study for one academic year in select countries of strategic importance. Countries include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Morocco, North Macedonia, Philippines, Senegal, Thailand, and Turkey. The U.S. Department of State reserves the right to amend the country list at any time. Details about eligibility, the application timeline and more information about the program can be found at www.yes-abroad.org. (Deadline for application is December 8th, 2021.)

The local contact here in The Miss Tennky Area AFS PR Team (www.afsusa.org/misstennky/) for study abroad is [email protected] or 315-525-7182.

Have an AFS (awesome, fantastic and stupendous) day and, please, assist in letting others know of these fabulous opportunities. There are new AFSers scheduled to arrive for the second semester. Go to www.afusa.org/host to see their mini-bios and begin registering for hosting.

Dr. Barbara Y. Wills
Miss Tennky Area AFS PR Team Chair
www.afsusa.org/misstennky/
[email protected]
615-210-1552

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Administrators, Teachers, and Youth Advisors,
Please pass the attached flyer on to parents, students, and staff. The Workshop will be helpful to students who are scheduled to test on October 5. Also, the ACT has changed the way students analyze the 2021-2022 test. HBCU-Memphis Executive Director and Middle Baptist Church Coordinator continue to stay updated on Proven Strategies. We are proud to announce that several of our students scored 31 and above (see flyer). Our data shows students improve their score on an average of 3-5 points after attending our sessions.
Thanks for ALL that you do for our students,
 Mrs. Mary Helen Sinclair 901.345.2675
 HBCU-Memphis Educational Director
 Middle Baptist Church ACT Coordinator
 National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) ACT Coordinator
Workshop is Virtual: Saturday, September 25, 2021
Strategy Sessions: 9:00 am until 1:00 pm
Register: Copy Link in Your Browser https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScMlmrO_E9h1-1UlxiBT3fMZw9-rV4XfUi2cko4Cgt2tidv_g/viewform
Provide: Name, School, Grade, Email, ETC.
• Sign-In: 8:30am
Frayser Connect is excited to roll out our community survey. Attached is the survey link to share with the community. The survey is live for 30 days,​ https://forms.gle/3v4UjDcEFPNu8NQ1A.
We are asking for your support, please complete the survey and share with everyone in the Frayser Community

We are a college preparatory high school in the Frayser community that opened August 2014, managed by the charter organization Frayser Community Schools.

Operating as usual

01/06/2022

MLK College Prep will be closed January 6, 2022 due to potential inclement weather.

MLK College Prep will be closed January 6, 2022 due to potential inclement weather.

01/03/2022

Good Evening MLK Parents and Families!

This is a reminder that Monday, January 3, 2022 is reserved as a Student Holiday. Our campus will be closed for students. Teachers will participate in professional development sessions.

We will open on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 for In-Person Learning. MLK Scholars please continue to enjoy your Christmas Break! We look forward to seeing you bright and early Tuesday morning!

12/30/2021

Happy Holidays MLK Scholars and Parents! Students will return from the holiday break on Tuesday, January 4th. Cases of COVID & the Flu are on the rise. Please help stop the spread by getting your scholar tested for COVID & the Flu before we return.

Happy Holidays MLK Scholars and Parents! Students will return from the holiday break on Tuesday, January 4th. Cases of COVID & the Flu are on the rise. Please help stop the spread by getting your scholar tested for COVID & the Flu before we return.

12/26/2021

Happy Holidays MLK Scholar’s! As we return back to school on January 4, 2022, please be mindful of our new cellphone policy. This policy is to ensure the safety and security for all students.

Happy Holidays MLK Scholar’s! As we return back to school on January 4, 2022, please be mindful of our new cellphone policy. This policy is to ensure the safety and security for all students.

12/02/2021

The time is now and the opportunity is for YOU! Click below for more details.

ATTENTION!! YOUNG PEOPLE, AGES 14-22!!

Need a summer job???

Several participants have completed our 6week program and received up to $1620 or higher!!

The application period is now open for the 2022 City of Memphis MPLOY Youth Summer Experience program.

** The application will be available December 1st - December 31st **

✨Celebrating Our Upcoming 8th MPLOY Youth Summer✨

Apply here : www.cityofmemphisyouth.org
Select the MPLOY APPLICATION!!

11/11/2021

Happy Veterans Day to all those who served our country. Freedom is never free.

A special thank you goes out to our very own Director of Principals, Dr. Tonya Hervey. Dr. Hervey served 8 years in the United States Navy Reserves.

We also want to say thank you to our Restorative Justice Counselor, Coach Anthony Walton. Coach Walton served our country as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army.

We salute and thank you both!

Happy Veterans Day to all those who served our country. Freedom is never free.

A special thank you goes out to our very own Director of Principals, Dr. Tonya Hervey. Dr. Hervey served 8 years in the United States Navy Reserves.

We also want to say thank you to our Restorative Justice Counselor, Coach Anthony Walton. Coach Walton served our country as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army.

We salute and thank you both!

10/22/2021

MLK Football Homecoming Senior Night!

10/21/2021

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Photos from Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School's post 10/21/2021

Another great day at MLK College Prep! Students and Staff enjoyed "Wacky Hat Day" on today! Check out a few photos from today's festivities! 🏈📣🏈 #MLKhomecoming #GoRams #RamFootball #RamPride #ramsden #homecomingweek2021

Photos from Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School's post 10/19/2021

We had a "Twintastic" Day here at MLK College Prep! You might say you were seeing double because it was "Twin Day." We also extended that to triplets!

School is so much better when you have a "twin" to share the ride!
On tomorrow, we will celebrate with "Wacky Hat" Day. Stay Tuned! #MLKHomecoming #RamPride #RamFootball #RAMSDen #GoRams #homecomingweek2021

Photos from Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School's post 10/19/2021

Absolutely excited for our young people! Thank you Commissioner Stephanie Love, Miska Clay-Bibbs, and Tennessee State University! 21 of our students received scholarships today for their academic greatness! #LoveMLKAbsolutely!#HBCU#TSU#ChangeAgents 💚💛🖤

Photos from Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School's post 10/18/2021

Our first day of Homecoming Week kicked off with a Bang! Thank you to our Students and Staff for representing "Wacky Tacky Day"! You all looked awesome! Stay tuned for tomorrow as we represent "Twin Day!" #homecomingweek2021 #MLKFootball #lovemlkabsolutely #GoRams #RamPride

10/13/2021

📣📣🏈📣📣I know it's Fall Break, but I can hear a rumble rumble in Frayser! Next week is Homecoming Week! Come out and support the various activities planned for students and staff as MLK College Prep takes on Mitchell High School, October 22nd (Also, Senior Night).

#lovemlkabsolutely #RAMPride #RamFootball #GoRAMS #homecomingweek2021

📣📣🏈📣📣I know it's Fall Break, but I can hear a rumble rumble in Frayser! Next week is Homecoming Week! Come out and support the various activities planned for students and staff as MLK College Prep takes on Mitchell High School, October 22nd (Also, Senior Night).

#lovemlkabsolutely #RAMPride #RamFootball #GoRAMS #homecomingweek2021

Timeline Photos 09/07/2021

Attention MLK Families,
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held September 9, 2021, begging at 4:00 pm and ending at 7:00 pm. Please schedule the teacher you would like to met with including the time slot you would like to use. Scan the QR Scan Code.

Attention MLK Families,
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held September 9, 2021, begging at 4:00 pm and ending at 7:00 pm. Please schedule the teacher you would like to met with including the time slot you would like to use. Scan the QR Scan Code.

Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School updated their business hours. 09/03/2021

Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School updated their business hours.

Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School updated their business hours.

Timeline Photos 08/28/2021

Attention MLK Families:

Attention MLK Families:

08/19/2021

Attention MLK Families:

Attention MLK Families:

08/17/2021

Families, we have provided an update regarding Governor Bill Lee's new Executive Order. Please note: at this time we are still requiring everyone who enters our school buildings to wear a mask until further notice.

08/14/2021

Attention MLK Senior Parents:
If your senior has not received their laptop, please see the flyer below for pick-up times. Other grade levels will be distributed this week. Stay tuned.....

Attention MLK Senior Parents:
If your senior has not received their laptop, please see the flyer below for pick-up times. Other grade levels will be distributed this week. Stay tuned.....

08/14/2021

Attention: MLK Seniors
Great Opportunity!

Attention: MLK Seniors
Great Opportunity!

08/10/2021

Thank you to Annika Nixon and the Nixon family for the beautiful sign that graced MLK’s Lawn! #LuvMLK #RAMFAM

Thank you to Annika Nixon and the Nixon family for the beautiful sign that graced MLK’s Lawn! #LuvMLK #RAMFAM

08/03/2021

Today is Registration Day at MLK! Stop by from 4 PM to 7 PM to register in-person.

Today is Registration Day at MLK! Stop by from 4 PM to 7 PM to register in-person.

07/24/2021

Adding to the RAM FAM!

We are excited to welcome these new teachers to Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High for the 2021-22 school year. #TeamFCS

Timeline Photos 07/22/2021

Timeline Photos

As we prepare to welcome our students back, August 9-- we are looking to add a few dynamic educators to our team. We are hiring for the following position (please email resumes to [email protected]):

MLK College Prep Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School
Geometry
English I
Special Education Inclusion
RTI Math
Biology
World History + Geography
Drama/Theatre

Westside Middle School Westside Middle School
Art
Math (6th Grade)
Math (7th Grade)

Humes Humes Middle School
ELA (6th Grade)

*Correction on Flyer: Please email resumes to [email protected]*

Mid-South school district will require students to wear masks in the fall 07/20/2021

Mid-South school district will require students to wear masks in the fall

Mid-South school district will require students to wear masks in the fall All Frayser Community Schools students will be required to wear a mask, no matter their vaccination status.

07/19/2021

Get an early start on registration!
https://fraysercs.org/how-to-enroll/

Get an early start on registration to ensure your child's device is ready for the first day of school.
Register online now at:
https://fraysercs.org/how-to-enroll/

07/12/2021

Respect the Bay! #MLKFootball

Respect the Bay! #MLKFootball

06/24/2021
06/16/2021

Attention MLK Alumni: add June 24th to your calendar. Career Fair for 2020 and 2021 Alumni.

Attention MLK Alumni: add June 24th to your calendar. Career Fair for 2020 and 2021 Alumni.

Timeline Photos 06/15/2021

MLK Families! Please register for the 2021-2022 school year!
https://fraysercommunityschools.schoolmint.net/

MLK Families! Please register for the 2021-2022 school year!
https://fraysercommunityschools.schoolmint.net/

06/14/2021

Attention MLK Rising Juniors and Seniors! Please register for ACT Workshop. Who will be the high scorer this year?

Attention MLK Rising Juniors and Seniors! Please register for ACT Workshop. Who will be the high scorer this year?

06/08/2021

Attention MLK Scholars!!!

Attention MLK Scholars!!!

06/07/2021

Attention MLK Scholars!

Attention MLK Scholars!

Dr. Brenda Caldwell delivers 2021 commencement address at MLK College Prep High School 05/24/2021

Dr. Brenda Caldwell delivers 2021 commencement address at MLK College Prep High School

Dr. Caldwell delivered an inspiring and energizing speech at our Commencement Ceremony! Thank you Dr. B. for sharing your powerful wisdom.

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