Proposal for new Frayser high school raises questions

By Published: March 09, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Kygeria Grandberry (center) helps Tatiyonna Jones (standing) pick her math team for a group assignment in Shanteau Birgs’ math class at Westside Middle School on Friday, March 6. Westside could become a potential feeder for a new Frayser high school, which was proposed by Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris at his State of the County address on Feb. 21.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Kygeria Grandberry (center) helps Tatiyonna Jones (standing) pick her math team for a group assignment in Shanteau Birgs’ math class at Westside Middle School on Friday, March 6. Westside could become a potential feeder for a new Frayser high school, which was proposed by Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris at his State of the County address on Feb. 21. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

A new Frayser high school could determine the fate of two longtime neighborhood schools, while also rebuilding the neighborhood's optimism. 

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Frayser Lee Harris Shelby County Schools Education Bobby White
Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Binghampton, Frayser, North Memphis and Raleigh for The Daily Memphian. Omer previously covered county government. He is also a former reporter at The Jackson Sun and a University of Memphis graduate.


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