Peabody joins Go Jim Go! campaign

WREG News Channel 3’s Go Jim Go! Campaign recently chose Peabody Elementary to serve as one of its featured donor schools this fall. Spearheaded by WREG meteorologist Jim Jaggers, Go Jim Go! Is an annual fundraiser for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Since it began in 2006, Go Jim Go! has raised nearly $2 million for the hospital with Jaggers, riding 333 miles every year across the Mid-South to drum up support for neighborhood...

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Peabody Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Peabody Elementary third grade students are celebrating and sharing facts about Mexico. They start each morning by sharing a “Did you know?” fact about Mexico over the intercom. The students even had the opportunity to enjoy Mexico’s cuisine when they walked to Cafe Ole, a neighborhood restaurant. Most recently the students completed research on Mexico’s geography. The photos above are...

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Chick-fil-a hosts Peabody Spirit Night
Apr04

Chick-fil-a hosts Peabody Spirit Night

A staple of Peabody Elementary School fundraising efforts since 2011, Spirit Night returns Tuesday, April 12th from 4-7 p.m. at Chick-fil-a at 1980 Union in Midtown Memphis. Held at area restaurants throughout the year, Spirit Nights allow Peabody students, family, faculty, and supporters to come together over a meal and raise money, with participating restaurants donating a portion of the sales for the night to the school. So come...

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Recap: February meeting reads renters their rights

Cooper-Young is a diverse community in many ways, but our renters are often an under-served part of the neighborhood. With recent concerns over a few local landlords have come questions from renters and conscientious owners alike. To help answer these questions, the Cooper-Young Community Association invited Kate Anderson from Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS) to come speak with at our February community meeting. Anderson began with...

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Box Tops collections gets competitive
Mar21

Box Tops collections gets competitive

Peabody Elementary School has a challenge for you! From now till the end of March, Peabody students will be competing for the most Box Tops collected by grade level. I would like to challenge the Cooper-Young neighborhood in this competition! Can you collect and turn in as much as a 2nd grader or the 3rd graders?  I think you can, but let us see. Turn in your Box Tops at the Cooper-Young Community Association office, Stone Soup Café...

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Box Tops collections gets competitive

Peabody Elementary School has a challenge for you! From now till the end of March, Peabody students will be competing for the most Box Tops collected by grade level. I would like to challenge the Cooper-Young neighborhood in this competition! Can you collect and turn in as much as a 2nd grader or the 3rd graders?  I think you can, but let us see. Turn in your Box Tops at the Cooper-Young Community Association office, Stone Soup Café...

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