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Dr. Justus, Principal


Message - November/December 2017

Dear Parents, students, and community,
We have gotten great news about our school. We have been recognized by the State of Tennessee as a Reward School! We are an overall level 5 school, and that's the top score. I'm so proud of our students and faculty, and I know you also appreciate both. Parents, thank you for supporting our faculty and your students as we push them to work at higher levels than ever before - and have higher personal goals than ever before. Our kids can do great things!!
As we get closer to the end of the semester, please be aware that exams are being given on the following dates/times:

Dec. 15 - 1st period exam

Dec. 18 - 2nd & 3rd period exams

Dec. 19 - 4th & 5th period exams

Dec. 20 - 6th & 7th period exams

Parents, if you need anything, please do not hesitate to call. Make sure you have your parent portal login and check your student's progress routinely. If you have questions about your login or about your student's progress, please call. We will take care of you!
Teaching and administration in public schools have been a part of Dr. Justus's life for twenty-five years. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina in English and Education. Her Master's Degree was in Leadership from the University of Memphis, and her EdS and Doctorate were in Supervision and Leadership from Union University. Her doctoral work was on intervention for the ACT. She taught English for Collierville High School in Shelby County for eight years. She has been an assistant principal, Vice Principal, and Principal at Bolton High School (Shelby County), Germantown High School (Shelby County), Houston High School (Shelby County) & Blackman High School (Rutherford County), respectively. Dr. Justus loves middle Tennessee, Rutherford County Schools, and Blackman High! Go Blaze!