Nonprofit helping JCPS students study for the ACT

May 8th, 2020

Students and teachers are adjusting to new types of learning right now, but standardized tests like the ACT and SAT are still required by universities — even if test dates have been moved.  read more »

Creative writing contest offers Shelby County Schools students cash prizes and self-expression

May 8th, 2020

Peer Power is hosting a creative writing contest with cash prizes for Shelby County Schools students in the ninth through twelfth grades during the 2019-20 school ... read more »

50 College-Bound Whitehaven seniors celebrated virtually for securing $1 million+ each in academic scholarships

May 1st, 2020

Whitehaven High School’s Academic Signing Day, produced by Peer Power Foundation, continues its annual tradition through a YouTube Live 2-hour ceremony. read more »

Peer Power Foundation Welcomes Fundraising Veteran as New CEO

April 27th, 2020

Peer Power Foundation is pleased to announce Tabitha Glenn as its new CEO. read more »

Act Now, Score Later

April 17th, 2020

Read about our ACT Prep + Creative Writing Contest opportunities. read more »

Peer Power Introduces Virtual ACT Prep Courses, Writing Contest to Incentivize & Award Students

April 17th, 2020

Peer Power Foundation, a Memphis-based nonprofit organization innovating the public education system in partnership with Shelby County Schools and University of Memphis, has announced a free, online ACT Prep University and high-school Creative Writing Contest beginning Monday, April 20. read more »

Set for success

March 5th, 2020

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Reflecting Our Schools' Best

February 4th, 2020

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Whitehaven High teacher receives national ‘Oscars of Teaching’ award

January 9th, 2020

Shortly after receiving the prestigious Milken Educator Award Wednesday morning, Whitehaven High School teacher Nathan Kirsch said he’d never heard of the award prior. read more »

Memphis teacher surprised with $25,000, recognized as one of 40 recipients of national award

January 9th, 2020

Nathan Kirsch, a math teacher at Whitehaven High School, was surprised with a $25,000 national teaching award during an assembly at the school Wednesday morning.  read more »

Celebrating What's to Come

January 6th, 2020

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