Our amazing Frayser Community PTSA team of volunteers are committed to helping others. We focus on making the maximum positive effort for our community. Our members and volunteers provide the momentum that helps us affect change. Using data driven models, we provide solutions that make a long-lasting difference. We take our convictions a
Our amazing Frayser Community PTSA team of volunteers are committed to helping others. We focus on making the maximum positive effort for our community. Our members and volunteers provide the momentum that helps us affect change. Using data driven models, we provide solutions that make a long-lasting difference. We take our convictions and turn them into action. Think you would be a good fit? Get in touch for more information!
FCPTSA is a community organization that consists of community activist, community leaders, parents, teachers and students. Seeing a need for energetic, nonprofit work in this area, we formed our organization to provide sensible solutions. We've consistently grown since then, all thanks to the helping hands of this amazing community!
Our mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.
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Art is both an important tool for learning, as well as a basic part of human nature. Art is not an educational “frill” but a form of expression and a way to convey feelings. PTA recognizes the many ways a quality arts education can benefit all children. The organization has set a goal to establish the arts as a basic component in the curriculum of every public school and to ensure that every child receives a quality arts education
CITIZENSHIP ESSAY CONTEST RULES
The Citizenship Essay Program provides students in grades pre-school through 12 an opportunity to learn more about being a citizen of the United States. There are six divisions, each with its own age group and essay length, in which entries are judged for interpretation of the theme, as follows:
SAFETY POSTER CONTEST RULES THEME
All participants are required to fill out in its entirety and sign the Student Entry Form. Students who have not completely filled out the entry form will not be eligible to participate in the program. In situations where the child cannot fill out the entry form or write legibly, a parent may sign his or her child’s name. Students have the option of placing the titlesof their workson the Student Entry Form and must answer a few questions about how they created their works (see Required Information).
The Reflections Program provides students from across the state the opportunity to be creative in developing artwork in any (or all) of six art categories: dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts. Students work on their own to create artwork which best relates their vision of a theme which for 2020-2021 is, “I Matter Because….”
TN PROMISE & FAFSA DEADLINES
Time is running out for class of 2021 seniors to apply for the Tennessee Promise scholarship. TN Promise provides two years of tuition-free attendance at a community or technical college in the state. The deadline to apply is November 2. After applying for TN Promise, the next step is to complete the FAFSA by February 1. Get complete details about the Tennessee Promise scholarship at
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No pandemic can stop the drive for a good education. All across the Mid-South, there has been a push for students to participate in STEM studies. That is science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Local 24 News Reporter Brittani Moncrease shows us the latest virtual effort in the Frayser community. For the Frayser Community PTSA, it is simple. “We see what our community needs and our children need. We try to help provide it as best we can,” said Regenia Dowell, FCPTSA President.
On Thursday, October 29, 2020, FCPTSA hosted it's 1st Virtual STEM & Families Night. Each STEM winner received $100 towards their MLGW bill and a Microsoft Ready Laptop. Some of our participates wore costumes, we observed Breast Cancer Awareness. As always, we want everyone to continue to wash their hands, stay at home when sick, practice social distancing. We will continue to remember those that are sick or lost their lives.
On April 7, 2018, the Frayser PTSA celebrated MLK 50 "Investing in the Dream" in a salute to the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy. Uploaded by Demetria Jackson, Videographer.
The Frayser Community PTSA Annual Meet & Greet was held Virtually Thursday August 27, 2020 6:00 – 7:00 p.m It was hosted by FCPTSA and Regina Dowell. In attendance were: Representative from the Achievement School District, Shelby County School Board Representative, Memphis City Council Member, Shelby County Commission Representative, Principals, Teachers, Parents and students. .
On May 7, 2020, the Frayser Community PTSA recognized the Class of 2020 Senior Valedictorian and Salutatorian with Scholarships. Demetria Jackson, Videographer. Stay Safe and Be Blessed!
The Frayser Community PTSA extend a thank you to both Shelly & Barbara Rice, avid community activist's for their service in the Frayser and neighboring communities. March 2020, they re-visited the Ed Rice Community Center before it's closure for remodeling. Demetria Jackson, Videographer.
On December 12, 2019, the FCPTSA held it's Annual Arts, Awards Reception displaying the beautiful Art and Literature from the Frayser neighborhood students. Uploaded by Demetria Jackson, Videographer.
On Thursday, October 24, 2019 the Frayser Community PTSA sponsored it's 3rd Annual STEM & Family Event at the Ed Rice Community Center. We had fun, food and STEM activities. Uploaded by Demetria Jackson, Videographer.
On Saturday, April 6, 2019, the Frayser Community PTSA celebrated the 200th Birthday of the City of Memphis along with the unveiling of the “Welcome to Frayser” Mural’s and an inaugural Frayser Coloring Book both created by artist, Lurlynn Franklin. This event was Free to the Public and included fun and games for children and youth, food and fellowship along with a kaleidoscope of entrepreneurs, neighborhood schools and community services along with a signup of youth summer events and Shelby County Government Division of Community Service. City of Memphis, Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County,Mayor Lee Harris, Commissioner Willie Brooks and Supt. ASD, Dr Sharon Griffin were in attendance. Uploaded by Demetria Jackson, Videographer.
On December 13, 2018, Frayser Community PTSA held it's Arts in Education Safety Poster and Reflections Ceremony at the Ed Rice Community Center. The student's artwork deliberated on today's environment. Very well done!!! Demetria Jackson, Videographer
On October 25, 2018, the Frayser PTSA held it's 2nd Annual STEM & Family Night at the Ed Rice Community Center. The community enjoyed STEM Activities, food and fun. Uploaded by Demetria Jackson, Videographer.
On February 8, 2018, The United Shelby County Council PTA (USCCPTA) held it's 1st Founder's Day Program at what was formerly known as the Board of Education, Memphis, TN. The Frayser Community PTSA members were instrumental in this project. Uploaded by Demetria Jackson, Videographer.
On February 21, 2018, Shelby County Middle & High School Students took the State Capitol by surprise with over 300 Shelby County Students participating at "STORM THE HILL". The Frayser Community PTSA chartered a bus of the SCS students to this memorial event. The students got a chance to actively engage in a "mock session" with TN State Representatives concerning gun control and security in the schools. Also, other students from other cities were there visiting their State Representatives. Uploaded by Demetria Jackson, Videographer.
On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the Frayser Community PTSA sponsored it's STEM & Family Event at the Ed Rice Community Center. We had fun, food and STEM activities. Uploaded by Demetria Jackson, Videographer.