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May 18, 2021

CIS Helps Students With Basic Needs To Improve Upon Attendance

Learn about our program at Clay County High School from CIS site coordinator, Tish Plumlee.

May 8, 2021

Communities in Schools going strong in second year

Learn how CIS site coordinators Holly Tungett (Cocke) and Dawn Williams (Cosby) are supporting students in Cocke County.

May 4, 2021

CIS Helps Students With Basic Needs

Learn about our program at Jackson County High School from CIS site coordinator, Jennifer Fields.

April 22, 2021

School Spotlight: Allison Dodson (CIS)

CIS has been working in Van Buren County High School since fall 2019, and site coordinator Allison Dodson has found unique ways to meet the needs of her students over the past 12 months.

April 14, 2021

CIS Site Coordinator of the week: Coalfield

Get to know Kalea Derry and her program at Coalfield School in the first of three articles that highlight our site coordinators work in Morgan County.

April 2, 2021

School Spotlight: Allison Dodson (CIS)

Learn more about Allison Dodson, CIS site coordinator at Van Buren County High School, in this Q&A published in the Southern Standard.

April 1, 2021

Providing community: program keeps students in schools

Learn about our program at Grundy County High School from CIS site coordinator, Jan Foehring.

March 18, 2021

CIS Plans to Aid Students

This article highlights our programs at Halls and Ripley High School.

March 11, 2021

Communities In Schools programs well represented at county high schools

Learn how our site coordinators Terrell Beene (Adamsville) and Amy Rhymer (McNairy Central) shifted their focus from attendance to basic needs support when the pandemic hit.

September 03, 2020

'Kids in crisis cannot wait': Child abuse reports expected to spike as TN schools reopen

COVID-19 has left its mark on many, but the virus has turned the Murfreesboro Child Advocacy Center's world upside down.

August 30, 2020

With help from JSCC, couple prepares to open new restaurant in downtown Bolivar

“A percentage of all of our sales will be donated to Communities in Schools, a local nonprofit that works with families in need to help children succeed,” Jeannie Falls said.

August 24, 2020

Miley Cyrus Honours Her Grandma Loretta With Limited T-Shirt Benefiting Charity

In memory of her grandmother, Cyrus released “Mammie 4Evr” t-shirts with a portion of profits being donated to CIS of Tennessee.