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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On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, jr. was shot in Memphis, Tennessee. What many people do NOT know is his purpose and what he was trying to accomplish. Square.TV presents The Crucible of Necessity, a look at the Memphis Sanitation Strike of 1968. We had the opportunity surviving members of the strike as they talk about their involvement in the strike.
December 15, 2020, the Frayser Community PTSA hosted it's 1st Virtual "Arts in Education" Program at for all students to participate in that attended Elementary to High School. Art is both an important tool for learning, as well as a basic part of human nature. The PTSA recognizes the many ways a quality arts education can benefit all children. The students competed in (3) three categories, Citizenship, Safety, and Reflections. The winners received gift certificates and monetary awards.
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.