July School News
First day of school is just a few weeks away on Wednesday, August 5. Head to Back to School Central for great information on the upcoming school year.
Great news for Pennington Elementary! There are a number of school improvement projects in this new fiscal year’s budget for Metro and Pennington Elementary is to receive $4 million for a much needed expansion. There is a new website for MNPS called MNPSConstruction.com where you can follow the progress of school construction projects.
The Donelson-Hermitage Emerging Leaders, the young professional group as part of the Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce, is working towards raising $10,000 for school supplies for teachers in the McGavock cluster. They have a Go Fund Me account if you’re able to donate towards this project. Thanks to the DHEL for spearheading this initiative!
Donelson July School News, First day of school is just a few weeks away on Wednesday August 5., Jeff Syracuse, Metro Council District 15, Nashville, School Improvements for Pennington Elementary!, The Donelson-Hermitage Emerging Leaders raising funds for school supplies
Jeff has called Nashville home since 1998, moving here to complete his music degree at Middle Tennessee State University. He went on to complete his MBA in Technology Management from the Nashville campus of University of Phoenix, located in Donelson. Jeff was a first-time homebuyer in Donelson Hills in 2002 and soon became involved in his neighborhood and community.Jeff was born in Buffalo, New York. Jeff’s Dad retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel while stationed at Fort McPherson, Georgia after serving 20 years of Active and more than 11 years of Reserve service in Buffalo, NY, St Louis, MO and Atlanta, GA. Jeff’s parents are happily retired in Marietta, GA and enjoy the warmer weather. His dad was President of the Georgia Department of the Reserve Officer’s Association and both he and his Mom stay involved in their neighborhood, civic organizations, and church. Jeff has one son, Joey, who attends Meigs Middle Magnet School.Jeff has been very active in the Donelson community for over a decade and has a deep appreciation and understanding of its rich history and a strong vision for a bright future.