BHS to upgrade space for arts, tech, special education, athletics

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The April 20 town hall meeting in Bartlett gave citizens their first chance to lob questions at city and school leaders about the proposed $55-60 million project to renovate Bartlett High School. It also gave school leaders and the project’s architectural firm a chance to explain the details. Some sort of renovation was inevitable, with at least one building dating …

Superintendent explains need for BCS project

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The Bartlett Superintendent of Education, Dr. David Stephens, explained in an interview last week the care that the district took in evaluating the high school’s condition and the district’s future needs before recommending a major renovation. The project will allow Bartlett High to seat 2,250 students in grades 10-12 and add a host of improvements at a cost of $55 …

Bartlett Weighs $60M Overhaul, Expansion of Bartlett High School

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Daily News (April 2, 2017) Bill Dries   A four-word phrase that appeared on a Power Point presentation at Bartlett High School last week was when the audience of 500 people appeared to buy into a $60 million plan to reconfigure the high school campus over the next three to four years. “The site is tight” was part of a …

Last Word: Mike Rose, Bartlett High Options and Memphis- Nashville Talk

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Mike Rose transformed Memphis-made Holiday Inn from a single brand to multiple brands and a corporation that transformed the hospitality industry as casino gaming spread beyond Las Vegas and Atlantic City in the 1990s. During his time at the helm of Holiday Inns and Promus Companies, Rose was also one of the city’s most influential corporate leaders with the money …

Bartlett Weighs $60M Plan to Reconfigure, Expand Bartlett High

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Daily News (March, 31, 2017) Bill Dries The Bartlett City Schools board is considering a $60 million plan to upgrade and expand the Bartlett High School campus over three to four years. The project would be partially financed with a 14-cent hike in Bartlett’s property tax rate. The high school master plan was presented to the board Thursday, March 30, …

Bartlett becomes latest suburb considering a renovated school

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Bartlett will unveil plans for a renovated high school Thursday night — a project approaching $60 million — that will upgrade the campus on the suburb’s west side. Details of the renovation are part of a 7 p.m. presentation in the high school auditorium. Eventually, that meeting area, like much of the campus on Woodlawn north of Stage, will be …