Proposal for new Frayser high school raises questions

By , Daily Memphian 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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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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