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Daily Memphian (February 23, 2019) Michael Waddell The Bartlett area enjoyed its best year of economic development during 2018, with an estimated $165 million in capital investment, according to a report from the Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce. The growth was fueled by the $60 million redevelopment of Bartlett High School, a variety of large retailers setting up shop in …



Daily Memphian (January 27, 2019) Michael Waddell As the foundation was being poured recently for the fine arts expansion on the Bartlett High School campus, Bartlett City Schools Superintendent Dr. David A. Stephens couldn’t help but think things were going great on the school’s first expansion in 40 years. The $60 million project got underway last summer, and one of …

At Bartlett High, students watch progress of $60 million renovation


The Commercial Appeal (October 10, 2018) Katherine Burgess On a Wednesday afternoon, students at Bartlett High School practiced football to a backdrop of excavators moving huge piles of dirt on a space that used to be their auditorium. Bartlett High School is a school under construction, with a $60 million renovation scheduled for completion in 2020. That hasn’t stopped classes …

Bartlett High undergoes $60M renovation – Photo Gallery


The Commercial Appeal (October 9, 2018) Katherine Burgess Several staff members with The Commercial Appeal recently toured the campus of Bartlett High School to see the renovations first hand. Click the link here to view their photo gallery.

Bartlett High Renovations on Schedule, Within Budget


The Bartlett Express (September 6, 2018) Carolyn Bahm Summer was a blur of activity at Bartlett High School, as the estimated $55-60 million in renovations got underway around June 1. The first tasks focused on infrastructure, demolitions, site clearing, dirt work and more. The project is on budget and on schedule for its projected two- to three-year timeline and has …

Bartlett High School Joins Wave of School Construction


Memphis Daily News (June 8, 2018) Bill Dries Though summer break has started, some of the school-year buzz remained on the campus of Bartlett High School this week as a group of adults gathered with ceremonial shovels for a groundbreaking. Student-athletes came and went from other parts of the sprawling 26-acre campus that has been home to Bartlett’s only high …

Historic Moment: Groundbreaking at Bartlett High School


The Bartlett Express (June 7, 2018) Carolyn Bahm Monday’s groundbreaking at Bartlett High School formally kicked off “Built for Bartlett,” the two-year renovation and construction project that will transform and modernize the school. Costs are expected to be around $60 million. Parts of the campus are 100 years old, and the most recent previous major renovation was 40 years ago. …

Bartlett High School Breaks Ground on Renovation Project


The Commercial Appeal (June 6, 2018) Raven Copeland On Monday, city leaders, school board members, faculty and residents celebrated the groundbreaking for Bartlett High School’s renovation project. Parts of the building are more than 100 years old, and the last improvements were made 40 years ago. “When you have an auditorium that was built in 1917 and a gym that was built …

Bartlett High School Kicks Off Multi-Year Renovation Project


The Bartlett Express (May 30, 2018) Carolyn Bahm Bartlett High’s $61 million “Built for Bartlett” renovation project gets underway this week, with major work planned for this summer. Tim Weatherford, vice president and area manager for Memphis construction company Flintco LLC, listed some of the work that will be ongoing over two years, including utility relocation, the tear-down of two …